Action for Healthy Kids-School Grants for Healthy Kids 2016-2017 (Deadline: 4/1/16)
Action for Healthy Kids is announcing two grant opportunities for schools – School Breakfast Grants and Game On Grants.
NEA Foundation-Learning and Leadership Grants (Deadline: 4/12/16)
The NEA Foundation provides grants to improve the academic achievement of students in U.S. public schools and public higher education institutions in any subject area.
Department of Health and Human Services-Telehealth Network Grant Program (Deadline: 4/8/16)
This announcement solicits applications for the Telehealth Network Grant Program (TNGP). The primary objective of the TNGP as noted in Section 330I(d)(1) is to demonstrate how telehealth programs and networks can improve access to quality health care services in rural, frontier, and underserved communities.
“Oregon has led the nation with its farm-to-school network and initiatives to provide healthy, locally-sourced food for students. Now it is also trying to expand school breakfast programs. The new campaign, launched by Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon, the Oregon Dairy Council, and the Oregon Department of Education, ‘will encourage schools to serve breakfast in the most effective way: after the bell and at no charge to students.’”
February 21-27 is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week
Visualizing Trends for Children of Immigrants, research from the Urban Institute, includes maps and charts that track how the demographics of this population have changed in recent years.
Prevalence of HPV After Introduction of the Vaccination Program in the United States, new research from Pediatrics, finds that within 6 years of vaccine introduction, there was a 64% decrease in 4vHPV type prevalence among females aged 14 to 19 years and a 34% decrease among those aged 20 to 24 years. This finding extends previous observations of population impact in the United States and demonstrates the first national evidence of impact among females in their 20s.
Parenting in America, a recent survey conducted by Pew Research Center, explores issues such as top concerns among parents by income, the relationship between family structure and financial circumstances, and level of parental involvement in their child’s lives.
Association of State and Territorial Health Officials-Senior Analyst, Primary Care (Arlington, VA)
The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials is currently seeking a full-time Senior Analyst for Primary Care. Responsibilities of the position include assisting with developing funding proposals, writing progress reports for funders, managing specific deliverables, conducting web-based research and original data collection, and tracking federal and state legislative and regulatory issues. Qualifications for the position include a Master’s Degree in Public Health, Public Policy, or a related field, knowledge of state and local public health, primary care, access issues, and state health reform, and public policy experience is desirable. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/75BpmXfPTbfP/
Mental Health Association of New York City, Inc.-Program Director of Family Resource Center (New York, NY)
The Mental Health Association of New York City is currently seeking a full-time Program Director of the Family Resource Center. Responsibilities of the position include establishing and maintaining professional collaborations with community organizations, auditing all documentation, conducting quality improvement reports, and providing feedback and guidance to all staff. Qualifications for the position include at least seven years of experience navigating the children’s mental health and other child-serving systems and experience providing family support services to families in a high volume environment with a commitment to strength-based, family driven services is necessary. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/gkNh4PtJPGW4/
Hudson Public Schools-School Nurse (Hudson, MA)
Hudson Public School District is currently seeking a full-time School Nurse for Mulready Elementary School. Responsibilities of the position include organizing and implementing state-mandated programs, administering prescription medications, referring students to outside providers when necessary, and maintaining comprehensive and updated school health records. Qualifications for the position include valid licensure as a Registered Nurse in Massachusetts, a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, at least three years of school nursing, child health, community health or other relevant clinical nursing experience, and current CPR and First Aid certification. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=2387874
International Rescue Committee-Refugee Youth Summer Academy Monitoring and Evaluation Intern (New York, NY)
The International Rescue Committee is currently seeking a full-time Refugee Youth Summer Academy Monitoring and Evaluation Intern. Responsibilities of the position include preparing monitoring and evaluation tools for implementation, managing and analyzing program generated data, and completing a final report and presentation of the results. Qualifications for the position include a current graduate student or recent graduate, preferably in Education, International Affairs, Public Policy or a related field, experience and/or graduate level coursework in monitoring & evaluation research methods, and quantitative and qualitative analysis, and experience working with refugee or immigrant students or families. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=IRC&cws=1&rid=13353
March 1, 2016, 1:00-1:45 PM EST. Webinar: Suicide Prevention Legislation and Our Schools. For more information about this event, please visit: http://go.kognito.com/ScottPoland
March 15, 2016, 1:00 PM ET. CDC Public Health Grand Rounds: Addressing Health Disparities in Early Childhood. For more information about this event, please visit: http://www.cdc.gov/cdcgrandrounds/
March 17, 2016, 3:00-4:15 PM EDT. Webinar: Creating a Safe Space for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ) Students. For more information about this event, please visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/555479141151496706
April 11-13, 2016. Denver, CO: Blueprints Conference for Healthy Youth Development. For more information about this event, please visit: http://www.blueprintsconference.com/