Dammann Fund-Grants for Mental Health and Teen Parenthood (New York City, Southwestern Connecticut, and Charlottesville, VA) (Deadline: 6/30/16)
The Dammann Fund, Inc. is committed to using its resources for the support of qualified charitable organizations operating programs in New York City, Southwestern Connecticut and Charlottesville, VA with a focus in the areas of Mental health and Teen parenthood.
The California Community Foundation-Education Pipeline Program Grants (California) (Deadline: 2/5/16)
CCF’s early care and education (ECE) strategy seeks to increase access to high-quality ECE programs for children in underserved communities in L.A. County.
Indiana State Department of Health-SPARK Indiana Grants for Physical Activity in Children (Indiana) (Deadline: 1/29/16)
The Indiana State Department of Health’s Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, through Title V funding from our Maternal and Child Health Division, is providing SPARK trainings in Indiana to increase physical activity in children ages 6-17.
National Education Association-Student Achievement Grants 2016 (Deadline: 2/1/16)
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.
Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention-National Girls Initiative (Deadline: 3/8/16)
The selected applicant will serve as OJJDP’s principal technical assistance provider addressing girls and their involvement with the juvenile justice system.
World of Children-Grants for Leaders Helping Children (Deadline: 4/1/16)
The World of Children Award provides funding and recognition to support life-changing work for children by discovering and elevating only the most effective changemakers for children worldwide.
“A cute reminder that oral health is an important part of healthy child development: more than 17,000 kids in 20 schools from Bangalore, India participated in a mass teeth-brushing activity to set a new record!”
K-12 Education Policy & the Presidential Election
2013-2014 Digital Census Report, the newest census from the School-Based Health Alliance, highlights findings from the 2013-14 Census of SBHCs, completed by 82.1% of the field. Learn about the growth of SBHCs nationwide and how they provide access to a variety of comprehensive health services, including adolescent-centered care. SBHCs are integrated into health care systems through community partnerships, have sustainable business models, and high standards for accountability.
Kids Mental Health Info, a web resource from the Child Health and Developmental Institute of Connecticut, was developed to help parents and caregivers understand their child’s mental health issues. The site has been expanded to offer videos and training for early care and education providers and pediatric providers. It offers both local and national resources as well as links to publications, facts and figures and frequently asked questions. The site is newly available in Spanish as well.
School-Based Mindfulness Instruction: An RCT, a recent article from Pediatrics, evaluates an adapted mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) program to ameliorate the negative effects of stress and trauma among low-income, minority, middle school public school students in Baltimore City.
Public Health Management Corporation-Senior Policy Analyst (Philadelphia, PA)
Public Health Management Corporation is currently seeking a full-time Senior Policy Analyst for their new Early Childhood Education think-action tank. Responsibilities of the position include providing senior leadership for the newly formed research policy collective, conducing policy analysis, building relationships with state and city policymakers, researchers, and other key stakeholders, and identifying and recruiting appropriate external researchers to author briefs and reports. Qualifications for the position include at least five years of relevant work experience, understanding of local education policy and practice, a Doctoral Degree in social sciences, public policy, education or related field, and ability to manipulate and analyze data. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/kwGx3cJczh4/
Georgia Department of Public Health-Director of Health Promotion (Atlanta, GA)
The Georgia Department of Public Health is currently seeking a full-time Director of Health Promotion. Responsibilities of the position include directing and coordinating overall development and administration of the division, leading the development of reports, evaluating quality and productivity of services, and negotiating contracts and agreements for provision of services. Qualifications for the position include a Bachelor’s Degree, ability to make effective speeches and presentations on complex topics to top management and public groups, and ability to interpret a variety of technical instructions. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://cfusion.sph.emory.edu/PHEC/index.cfm?action=job_details&JobID=51864
Zone126-Community School Coordinator (Astoria, NY)
Zone 126 is currently seeking a part-time Community School Coordinator. Responsibilities of the position include coordinating and supporting Collective Impact programs, maintaining accurate records on students and families, helping build a culture within the school that values parent/ family input, and ensuring constant and effective communication between partner organizations and families. Qualifications for the position include a Bachelor’s Degree in human services, non-profit management, education psychology, social work, or related field, prior work in urban education, experience working with children/ youth and families, and fluency in Spanish is a plus. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/B7twjjnpw23p/
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene-Child Wellness and Family Support Specialist (Long Island City, NY)
The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is currently seeking a full-time Child Wellness and Family Support Specialist. Responsibilities of the position include managing all aspects of the development of five Early Childhood Mental Health Therapeutic Centers and one citywide a Training and Technical Assistance Center, identifying programmatic issues and working to resolve, overseeing contracts, and scaling and expanding models that support parents and caregivers of children. Qualifications for the position include a Master’s Degree in social work, public health, psychiatric nursing, or special education, knowledge of early childhood development, children’s mental health, and evidence-based mental health treatment models. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/NSZNBf2S6fCp/
January 14, 2016, 2:00 PM ET. Webinar: Children’s Health and Education Mapping Tool: Introduction and Basic Demonstration. For more information about this event, please visit: http://www.sbh4all.org/events/childrens-health-and-education-mapping-tool-introduction-and-basic-demonstration/
January 26, 2016, 12:00-1:30 PM ET. Webinar: Sustaining School-Community Approaches. More information about this event available here.
April 3-5, 2016. Washington, DC: American Academy of Pediatrics 2016 Legislative Conference. For more information about this event, please visit: https://www.aap.org/en-us/advocacy-and-policy/federal-advocacy/Pages/Legislative-Conference.aspx
February 18, 2016, 3:00-4:15 PM EST. Webinar: Using Compassion to Address Bullying. For more information about this event, please visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8803070892237915137
June 26-29, 2016. Arlington, VA: National School-Based Health Care Convention. For more information about this event, please visit: http://www.sbh4all.org/exhibitor-and-sponsor-prospectus/