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Impact Partnership Grant – Northwest Health Initiative (Deadline: April 4, 2018)

Northwest Health Foundation, along with the Health and Education Fund partners, is investing in efforts to support parent, family and community leadership and engagement to improve outcomes in early learning, education and healthcare for children by addressing change at the intersection of these sectors.

Court Appointed Special Advocates Membership, Accreditation, and Sub-grants Program – U.S. Department of Justice (Deadline: April 23, 2018)

The purpose of this program is to ensure that court-appointed special advocates are available to all victims of child abuse or neglect and that they receive high quality representation in dependency court hearings.

Sexual Risk Avoidance Education (SRAE) Program – Administration for Children & Families  (Deadline: May 25, 2018)

The purpose of the SRAE Program is to fund projects to implement sexual risk avoidance education that teaches participants how to voluntarily refrain from non-marital sexual activity. The services are targeted to participants that reside in areas with high rates of teen births and/or are at greatest risk of contracting sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

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By Linda B. Sheriff, Deputy Director and Olga Acosta Price, Director at the Center for Health and Health Care in Schools at the Center for Health and Health Care in Schools

At our weekly staff meeting on Wednesday, February 14 – Valentine’s Day – we spent considerable time brainstorming ideas for our next blog. Preparing for our presentation at the National Conference for Creating Trauma-Sensitive Schools that upcoming weekend and putting finishing touches on an article about child trauma to be published in March, led us to settle on a focus of trauma-informed school approaches. We asked ourselves if the subject would be fully appreciated without a recent event to underscore the significance of the topic and decided that schools interact with youth who have experienced trauma on a daily basis, so it was important to have a general discussion on the impact stressors have on students and ways schools can effectively respond.

Little did we know that at about the same time a former student of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida was shooting former classmates and teachers. Our hearts were heavy when we learned of the incident. How could this happen again? Read More

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Middle School School Counselor/Social Worker (Washington, D.C.)

Every E.L. Haynes student of every race, socioeconomic status, and home language will reach high levels of academic achievement and be prepared to succeed at the college of his or her choice. Every E.L. Haynes student will be adept at mathematical reasoning, will use scientific methods effectively to frame and solve problems, and will develop the lifelong skills needed to be successful individuals, active community members, and responsible citizens.

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Ro Health is looking to connect with a few great nurses who want to provide quality care and be a part of a supportive organization. Currently, we’re hiring RN’s and LPN’s to provide nursing services in a Washington school district near you.

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The Program Associate is a member of the Program Team and contributes to the advancement of maternal and child health (MCH) by performing a variety of logistic, planning, and administrative tasks that enable AMCHP to advance its work in health systems transformation, workforce and leadership, and policy development. This position supports and assists in the development and implementation of program activities.

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The Health Analyst position will support Population Health, Clinical Programs, Finance and other departments to achieve the organizational goal of improving health outcomes while reducing the overall cost of care. This position will work as a member of a broad analytics team, but will specialize in health analytics which requires developing an expertise in electronic health, dental and pharmacy databases.

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