Grant Alerts

A Comprehensive Public Health Approach to Asthma Control Through Evidence-Based Interventions – Centers for Disease Control – NCEH(Deadline: May 31, 2019)

The purpose of the award is to improve the reach, quality, effectiveness, and sustainability of asthma control services and to reduce asthma morbidity, mortality and disparities by implementing evidence-based strategies across multiple sectors.

Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE): Comprehensive Literacy State Development (CLSD) Program (Deadline: June 03, 2019)

The Comprehensive Literacy State Development (CLSD) program awards competitive grants to advance literacy skills, through the use of evidence-based practices, activities and interventions, including pre-literacy skills, reading, and writing, for children from birth through grade 12, with an emphasis on disadvantaged children, including children living in poverty, English learners, and children with disabilities.

Good Health and Wellness in Indian Country (GHWIC) – Centers for Disease Control – NCCDPHP (Deadline: May 15, 2019)

A Comprehensive Approach to Good Health and Wellness in Indian Country (DP14-1421, or GHWIC) has long-term goals of reducing rates of death and disability from tobacco use, diabetes, heart disease and stroke, and reducing the prevalence of obesity. GHWIC supports a coordinated, holistic approach to healthy living and chronic disease prevention using community-chosen, culturally adapted policies, systems, and environmental improvements to achieve these goals. 

Trending Topic: Mental Health Awareness Month

2019 Mental Health Month Toolkit

School-Based Mental Health Services: Improving Student Learning and Well-Being

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Resource Guide

Current Publications

New Resources

  • The Choices Childhood Obesity National Action Kit provides a menu of strategies with good evidence that they can reduce obesity and/or the behavioral risks for obesity. The kit allows you to explore and compare up to four strategies at a time within or across settings to see national results to help inform your organization’s decision-making related to childhood obesity prevention. 
  • Parent and Educator Guide to School Climate Resources guide, produced jointly by the Department’s Office of Elementary and Secondary Education and Office for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, provides best practices and includes resources school leaders and teachers can utilize as they work to achieve a positive school climate, lower disciplinary issues and enhance school safety.
  • The newly published How Medicaid and CHIP Can Support Student Success through Schools is a report that details how recent changes to federal education law, new grant programs and revised Medicaid rules have opened the door for better collaboration, but obstacles remain in both the logistics and the costs of offering school-based health care.

Job Opportunities

Program Lead – Child Health Advocacy Institute, Children’s National Health System (Washington, DC)

The Program Lead will focus on budget and financing of CHAI’s community mental health portfolio, including assistance with grants management, budget oversight, and clinical billing and financing to increase the scope and sustainability of initiatives. Individuals with background in financing, program administration, grant and budget management and medical coding/billing are encouraged to apply

Early Childhood Health Specialist – Fairfax County Public Schools (Fairfax, VA)

The Early Childhood Specialist will perform a variety of professional health duties required to plan and coordinate a comprehensive health service program which includes a broad range of medical, dental and nutritional services for children 0 to 5 years old and their families.

School-Based Mental Health Counselor – Family Behavioral Resources (Beaver, PA)

The School Based Mental Health Counselor is responsible for the provision of individual and family therapy sessions for consumers assigned to each caseload. This position also ensures completion of required clinical documentation related to individual caseloads in a timely manner. 

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