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School-Age Trauma Training – Department of Homeland Security (Deadline: August 23, 2018)

The School-Age Trauma Training is intended to establish a long-term, self-sustaining mechanism, to deliver free to the public, lifesaving trauma training to high school age students for mass casualty events. It is expected that the grantee design, develop and implement a training capability based upon the phase tasks and to sustain the offerings beyond the phase III funding resource provided by the government.

Training and Information for Parents of Children with Disabilities: Technical Assistance for Parent Centers – U.S. Department of Education (Deadline: August 23, 2018)

The purpose of this program is to ensure that parents of children with disabilities receive impartial training and information to help improve outcomes for their children.

Technical Assistance and Dissemination to Improve Services and Results for Children with Disabilities – U.S. Department of Education (Deadline: August 24, 2018)

The purpose of this program is to promote academic achievement and to improve results for children with disabilities by providing technical assistance, supporting model demonstration projects, disseminating useful information, and implementing activities that are supported by scientifically based research.

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  • Many rural communities face challenges and disparities in meeting the needs of young people and their families who need mental health services and supports. These challenges may even be greater when addressing the needs of young people who need more intensive services and supports. This webinar, as part of the 2018 Rural Behavioral Health Webinar Series, will focus on discussing strategies to expand the adoption of comprehensive mental health support of youth with serious emotional disturbances in rural schools and communities. During the webinar, a system of care approach will be discussed to highlight the importance of interagency collaboration, individualized and strength-based practices, and cultural competence for implementation of comprehensive mental health supports. This webinar will also provide examples of strategies for families and youth to work in partnership with public and private organizations, ensuring supports are effective and build on the individual’s strengths and needs. It will take place on September 6, 2018 from 3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m. ET.
  • Communities across the country are reshaping their neighborhoods, schools, and businesses toward health, opportunity, and equity. Each of these trailblazing communities—urban, rural, tribal, large, and small—face a myriad of challenges, but show us what a Culture of Health can look like. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) wants to hear your community’s inspiring story of collaboration, action, and results. Tell us how you are working together to ensure that all residents have the opportunity to thrive. Your community could win the RWJF Culture of Health Prize.
  • Do you feel prepared to initiate and facilitate meaningful, productive dialogues about race in your classroom? Are you looking for practical strategies to engage with your students? Inspired by Frederick Douglass’s abolitionist call to action, “it is not light that is needed, but fire” Matthew Kay has spent his career learning how to lead students through the most difficult race conversations. In his book, Not Light, but Fire: How to Lead Meaningful Race Conversations in the Classroom, Kay not only makes the case that high school classrooms are one of the best places to have those conversations, but he also offers a method for getting them right.

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Infection Preventionist – UCLA Health (Westwood, CA)

This role will serve as an expert resource/consultant as you develop and implement critical infection prevention and control initiatives to comply with regulatory agency requirements. Working closely with our interdisciplinary team, this individual will help identify, prevent and control infections through in-depth data collection, surveillance and analysis. The incumbent will also develop key reports and deliver educational programs for personnel and patients. This role involves acting as liaison with the Department of Health Services, engaging in infection control research and supporting accreditation and licensure efforts.

Community Health Improvement Specialist – Adirondack Health Institute (AHI) (Glens Falls, NY)

The Community Health Improvement Specialist will support AHI’s Population Health Improvement Program (PHIP) by engaging and supporting stakeholders in community health improvement efforts. The position will provide expert advice and guidance to stakeholders and PHIP work groups to assist in the development and implementation of strategies to advance PHIP priorities. The position will be responsible for identifying and utilizing evidence-based programs, best practices, policies, and relevant data to support local and regional community health improvement projects, and for identifying additional resources to support the implementation of such projects.

School Nurse – Libertas Academy Charter School (Springfield, MA)

Libertas Academy is seeking a School Nurse who is responsible for developing, implementing and managing the school’s health program. General responsibilities include program management, nursing services, collaboration, health education, and professional practice.

High School Counselor – Berlin-Boylston Public Schools (Boylston, MA)

Tahanto Regional Middle/High school is seeking an experienced school counselor for students in grades 9-12. The high school counselor serves as an advocate, liason and educator for students, teachers and parents in order to ensure every students’ academic, physical and social/emotional well-being. The Counselor works as a member of team in developing a comprehensive school counseling program that meets the specific needs of each students’ developmental level.

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