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Kelly Cares Foundation – Grant(Deadline: 31, 2017)

The Kelly Cares Foundation supports organizations, initiatives, and programs that align closely with their three main pillars: Health, Education, and Community. The Foundation will award 3 grants between $5,000 and $10,000. The Foundation will accept and consider completed applications from 501(c)(3) organizations nationwide.

Health Resources and Services Administration – Advancing Systems of Services for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (Deadline: November 14, 2017)

This funding seeks to improve health and well-being for children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN) and their families by increasing access to patient and family-centered care, improving the process of transitioning youth into the adult health care system, and adopting health care financing models that achieve cost savings by supporting state Title V programs and stakeholders through training and technical assistance.

National Institutes of Health – Maternal Nutrition and Pre-pregnancy Obesity: Effects on Mothers, Infants and Children (Deadline: May 07, 2018)

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages applications to improve health outcomes for women, infants and children, by stimulating interdisciplinary research focused on maternal nutrition and pre-pregnancy obesity. Maternal health significantly impacts not only the mother but also the intrauterine environment, and subsequently fetal development and the health of the newborn.

National Institutes of Health – Timing for Healthy Behaviors in Children and Adolescents(Deadline: February 06, 2018)

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) seeks to encourage applications that employ innovative research to identify mechanisms of influence and/or promote positive sustainable health behavior(s) in children and youth (birth to age 21). Applications to promote positive health behavior(s) should target social and cultural factors, including, but not limited to: schools, families, communities, population, food industry, age-appropriate learning tools and games, social media, social networking, technology and mass media.

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Trending Topic: Immigrant Student Health

The uncertainty of DACA has put the fate of many immigrant students at the forefront of the news. It is important to remember that while immigrant students require the same support that all children receive, they have additional burdens and challenges to overcome.  Many immigrant students face a myriad of challenges before reaching this country and once they are here, the challenges continue as a result of societal factors, such as language barriers, immigration status and new familial responsibilities, not just with themselves, but for their parents.  Our staff has seen first-hand the mental health stress that immigration has on students and their families and are sharing the resources below to help you provide supports for immigrant students to help ensure academic success.

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American Psychiatric Association – Program Director – School and Justice Initiatives (Arlington, VA) 

American Psychiatric Association (APA) Foundation seeks a Program Director–School and Justice Initiatives. The ideal candidate would be a self-starter and have extensive program management experience with national initiatives, as well as with the Justice programs in the mental health space. Experience also in education with middle and/or high school educational programs is a plus, along with curriculum design for programs to support school mental health. The Program Director develops and implements public education program objectives and manages grants given in support of the programs.

State of Michigan – Health and Human Services Central Office – Public Health Consultant 13 (Health equity Consultant) (Lansing, MI)

This statewide specialist consultant works with the division, bureau and department staffs and community partners to advance institutional environmental change and policies that advance the achievement of health equity and the elimination of health disparities in the maternal child health population. This consultant fosters and maintains relationships with local, state and national health equity/disparity reduction practitioners and experts, as well as being aware of emerging principles and practices of health equity promotion.

Fairfax County – Health Department – School Public Health Nurse (Fairfax, VA)

Fairfax County, VA is seeking a Public Health Nurse. The Public Health Nurse in the school health program assigned to school site(s) provides a variety of community services using a multidisciplinary approach serving diverse populations in the school community. Services and interventions include outreach which include home/school visits, community assessment, health promotion, education, case finding, care coordination and disease prevention for students, families and communities.

Utica Academy of Science Charter School –  School Counselor (Utica, NY)

Utica Academy of Science Charter School is looking for a School Counselor to help students overcome problems that impede learning and to personally and directly assist them in making occupational and life plwans that hold promise for their fulfillment as mature and responsible men and women.

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