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Project Aware (Advancing Wellness ad Resiliency in Education) State Education Agency – Substabce Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) (Deadline: December 24, 2018)

The purpose of this program is to build or expand the capacity of State Educational Agencies, in partnership with State Mental Health Agencies overseeing school-aged youth and local education agencies to; increase awareness of mental health issues among school-aged youth, provide training for school personnel and other adults who interact with school-aged youth to detect and respond to mental health issues, and connect school-aged youth, who may have behavioral health issues (including serious emotional disturbance or serious mental illness), and their families to needed services.

Coordinating Center for Strategic Approaches to Improving Access to Quality Health Care for Children and Youth Epilepsy – Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) (Deadline: March 14, 2019)

To improve access to coordinated and comprehensive quality care for children and youth with epilepsy (CYE), by providing strategic and technical assistance to grantees receiving funding from HRSA/MCHB through the Strategic Approaches to Improving Access to Quality Health Care for Children and Youth with Epilepsy.

Youth Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Initiative – Office of Assistant Secretary for Health  (Deadline: March 29, 2019)

The Youth Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Initiative will support community level suicide prevention studies that address individual, relationship, community, and environmental risk factors for suicide. Priority Populations include American Indians and Alaska Natives, tribes and geographically isolated communities. The initiative will also support implementation of evidence-based interventions to demonstrate the effectiveness of protective factors for suicide prevention. Grantees under this initiative will also publish and disseminate the successful strategies and promising models to AI/AN and geographically isolated communities.

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Dr. Olga Acosta Price Selected to Receive 2018 Martin C Ushkow Community Service Award!

We are excited to share that Dr. Olga Acosta Price, Director of the Center for Health and Health Care in Schools, was selected to receive the 2018 Martin C Ushkow Community Service Award! This prestigious award recognizes a school health professional that has contributed to the welfare of children in school and/or the community by promoting school health programs, school safety, prevention, and/or rapid crisis intervention or the education of professionals in school health.

A passionate advocate of school-based mental health services, Dr. Acosta Price has dedicated her formal training in clinical psychology to improving the lives of young people.

This award was presented to Dr. Acosta Price at the 2018 American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition in Orlando, Florida, this past Saturday, November 3rd. Congratulations Olga!


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Project Coordinator I, School Health Programs Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) (Washington DC)

Provide support to SOPHE’s CDC School Health cooperative agreement focused on accessing, designing, developing and disseminating school health resources by providing assistance to the project director and program manager.

Director of Education – St. Louis College of Health Centers (St. Louis, MO)

The Director of Education (DOE) will oversee the Academic Department, Registrar, and Career Services Department as they support the academic progression and satisfaction rate of the students. The DOE is responsible for the overall academic operations and functions, and ensure that the institution is in compliance with federal, state, and accrediting agencies.

Chief of Student Life – Monument Academy Public Charter School  (Washington, DC)

The Chief of Student Life provides overall strategic leadership, program development, and day-to-day management to the student life department, which oversees boarding, extended day, independent living skills and participates in the school’s advisory program.

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