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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.

Mary Hands – Grant Funding (Deadline: October 26, 2018)

Many Hands is a women’s grantmaking organization committed to making a lasting impact on the lives of Washington, D.C. area women, children and families in need and to helping its members become well-informed donors. Many Hands makes grants in four areas: Education, Health, Housing, and Job Readiness.

Funding Opportunity – The Pacific Source Foundation for Health Improvement (Deadline: September 20, 2018)

The PacificSource Foundation for Health Improvement provides resources and funds for the health and welfare of underserved and vulnerable populations, with an emphasis on children and youth. We assist non-profit organizations working to improve health status and meet the healthcare need sin the communities PacificSource Health Plans serves. We support organizations and initiatives aligned with providing access to high quality healthcare, improving community health and lowering costs across the system.


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WTOP Spotlights our partnership with Bainum Family Foundation to Strengthen Mental Health Care in Fourd DC Schools

Dr. Olga Acosta Price and Dr. Nisha Sachev at Eagle Academy Public Charter School, one of four schools to receive three years of training and technical assistance in mental health care. (Courtesy Bainum Family Foundation)

WASHINGTON — Deanne Johnson’s tiny office is a cheerful place. Toys are stacked on shelves, posters hang from the walls and books are on display throughout.

But often, the children that come to Johnson’s office are far from cheerful. Some are victims of abuse or neglect. Others are just hungry. All range in age from 3 to 9 years old.

“You never know what they’re going through at home. Sometimes they don’t have the best relationships with their parents,” said Johnson, who works as a counselor at Eagle Academy Public Charter School in Southeast D.C.’s Congress Heights neighborhood. Read More

New Resources

  • Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health: Building a Statewide System of Professional Endorsement (Child Health and Development Institute of Connecticut)
    • CHDI’s latest Issue Brief, “Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health: Building a Statewide System of Professional Endorsement” highlights how Connecticut is ensuring that professionals who work with infants, toddlers, and their families are well-prepared to support optimal socio-emotional development, promote preventive strategies, and facilitate linkage to early intervention or treatment when needed. Recommendations for advancing and sustaining a statewide credentialing system in early childhood mental health are included.
  • 2018 State of Early Childhood Data Systems(
    • This new Early Childhood Data Collaborative report provides state-by-state understanding of early childhood data systems. This new analysis tool reveals that, because early childhood and education data are siloed by program and state agency, many policymakers struggle to use this data to improve and support their programs.
  • Massachusetts Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Professional Development Resource Guide 2018 (Early Childhood Professional Development Workgroup of young Children’s Council)
    • This guide is intended to connect professionals cross the early care and education with training opportunities that are relevant to the field and support the health and well-being of children and families in Massachusetts. The Guide includes more than 100 Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health (IECMH) professional development activities statewide from over 20 agencies.

Job Opportunities

Psychiatrists – Child & Adolescent – CFG Health Network (Marlton, NJ)

CFG Health Network is seeking a Child Psychiatrist to provide supervision of treatment involves individual and/or treatment team supervision for initial and ongoing evaluation of patient progress intervention(s), outcome(s), adherence to and efficacy of treatment plan goals and objectives, treatment planning modifications, adherence and maintenance of treatment team focus and priorities, documentation review, and appropriate consultation with medical specialists.

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist – New York Psychotherapy and Counseling Center (NYPCC) (Brooklyn, NY)

New York Psychotherapy and Counseling Center (NYPCC) is a leading non-profit organization in New York that has been caring for the community for over 40 years. They are currently seeking warm and empathetic Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists to join the team.  Candidate responsibilities include; the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders of recipients under his/her care, provision of medication therapy and medication education as required, participation in the development of, and is a signatory of treatment plans, conducting mental status examinations and reviewing and approves discharge plan.

Maternal-Child Engagement Specialist – Baltimore Medical System (Baltimore, MD)

The Maternal and Child Engagement Specialist, as part of the Pregnancy Assistance Grant, will provide case management for pregnant and parenting teens. The Engagement Specialist will provide individual and group education opportunities, such as Circle of Security and Parent Café, as well as linking pregnant teens, teen fathers and parenting teens to social service programs to promote family stability.

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