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OSERS-OSEP: State Technical Assistance Projects to Improve Services and Results for Children who are Deaf-Blind and National Technical Assistance and Dissemination Center for Children who are Deaf-Blind CFDA – Department of Education (Deadline: September 20, 2018)

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

Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program (HTPCP) – Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA), Maternal and Child Health Bureau (Deadline: October 1, 2018)

The purpose of this funding is to support community-based services aimed at improving the health status of children, adolescents, and families in rural and other underserved communities by increasing their access to health services. This program supports the HRSA’s goals to improve access to quality health care and services, build healthy communities, and improve health equity.

National Council Funding Opportunity to Increase Youth Engagement – The National Council for Behavioral Health (Deadline: October 5, 2018)

The National Council for Behavioral Health (National Council) invites you to apply for a new, two-year learning opportunity aimed at increasing youth engagement in quality, appropriate mental health supports. With the intent to reduce rates and impact of anxiety, depression and suicide among young people aged 10 to 24 in underserved populations – including culturally diverse, rural, LGBTQ+ and others.

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Harrisonburg City Public Schools: A Place Where Learning Has No Limits 

A new blog post by Linda B. Sheriff, Deputy Director of the Center for Health and Health Care in Schools

What do you do to improve student outcomes when you are in charge of a school district of over 6,000 students, with more than 70 percent of the student body qualifying for free and reduced-priced school meals, with more than 50 different languages spoken, and you serve children in a mid-sized town surrounded by farmland with no major external funding sources knocking at your door? You connect with community organizations, businesses, and the local government and you review your systems to see how you can make things work better. Most importantly, you put your students’ success and well-being first. Read More

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School-Based/Office Therapist – Institute for Therapy & Psychological Solutions, LLC/Mid-Iowa Family Therapy Clinic, Inc. (Mount Pleasant, IA)

Mid-Iowa Family Therapy Clinic, Inc./Institute for Therapy & Psychological Solutions, LLC, are searching for self-motivated, energetic, and dynamic school-based therapist to serve children in Mt. Pleasant School System. Challenge the mental and behavioral health needs of children and adolescents in a school setting by providing diagnostic assessments and individual therapeutic services. The candidate will also provide couples and family therapy in an office setting.

Schools-Based CSCT Therapist – Intermountain (Helena, MT)

Comprehensive School Community Treatment (CSCT) is a School Based Service that provides therapeutic support for children and families in a manner that promotes success in school, the family and community. Services are provided by a master’s level therapist and a specially-trained mental health specialist during the school day as well as the child’s home, if needed. Therapeutic activities are also provided on non-school days during school breaks and throughout the summer vacation.

 Gender Youth Specialist – Population Reference Bureau (PRB) (Washington, DC)

PRB seeks a Gender and Youth Specialist to be a key member of PRB’s team on the anticipated USAID Knowledge SUCCESS (Strengthening Use, Capacity, Collaboration, Exchange, Synthesis, and Sharing) program. Knowledge SUCCESS seeks to strengthen programs by supporting increased utilization of evidence-based information in global health programming to advance family planning/reproductive health (FP/RH) and global health goals.  The Gender and Youth Specialist will ensure that global, regional and country-level communities working on gender- and youth-focused family planning programs are both contributing meaningful knowledge and learning to targeted audiences, and that their needs as knowledge consumers are met.

Environmental Lead Inspection Coordinator – State of Maine, Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Unit (Augusta, ME)

The Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program administers and enforces the Lead Poisoning Control Act’s goal to eradicate childhood lead poisoning in Maine. This position will act as a departmental expert on housing-related matters associated with lead poisoning. When either a case of childhood lead poisoning or lead-based substances is found in a dwelling, the candidate will order a lead hazard inspection of all dwelling units by a contractor, review the contractor’s inspection report, determine if an order to abate is required, and if necessary issue an order to abate the identified lead hazards. 

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