The Division of MCH Workforce Development of the MCHB has compiled a page with a list of resources to support teaching and faculty collaboration that include:
Transformative Change in Community Mental Health
Call for Proposals
The Global Journal of Community Psychology Practice (GJCCP) invites proposals for contributions to a special issue focusing on international efforts to foster transformative change in community mental health systems. GJCCP is an e-journal for practitioners of community psychology and community improvement around the globe. The journal works to share quality work and to foster a learning community that will contribute to ongoing advances in the field of community practice.
Download the Call for Proposals (164k PDF) through Google Docs
CDC’s first-ever comprehensive report on children’s mental health in the United States is available. Mental Health Surveillance among Children in the United States, 2005-2011, describes federal efforts to monitor childhood mental disorders and presents estimates of children 3–17 years who have specific mental disorders. This report is an important step towards better understanding these disorders and the impact they have on children’s mental health. Supplementary materials and commentary on the report:
- Key Findings from the report (779k PDF)
- CDC Digital Press Kit
- APA Psychology Benefits Society blog post by CDC's Ileana Arias
- Huffington Post blog post by SAMHSA’s Pam Hyde and CDC’s Tom Frieden
Life Course: Nurturing Early Growth and Development is the subject of the spring 2013 Healthy Generations. It contains several articles about the life course framework, the effect of the Recession on child health, the science of brain development, adverse childhood experiences, and healthy youth development.
Email The Center for Leadership Education in Maternal & Child Public Health at the University of Minnesota for printed copies.
TRAINING AND EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES
July 18, 2013
1:00pm – 2:00pm EDT
This updated version of the National Center for the Review and Prevention of Child Deaths (NCRPCD) Case Reporting System is available. It makes data entry easier and provides new features requested from the community. Any user of the Child Death Review Case Reporting System is encouraged to dial into this MCH Learning webinar. Presentations will be made by Esther Shaw, MS; Heather Dykstra, MPA; and Teri Covington, MPH — all from the NCRPCD.
Performance Measures Technical Assistance Webinars
July 16 & July 24, 2013
2:00pm – 3:30pm EDT
SAVE THE DATE for the Division of MCH Workforce Development (DMCHWD) technical assistance webinar series for MCH Training Program Directors and Data Coordinators. Part 1 will be held on July 16 with a follow-up breakout session on July 24. More information, including the webinar registration invitations, are coming soon. Please plan to attend one or both of the webinars!
June 19, 2013
2:00pm – 3:30pm EDT
Representatives from Schenectady Advocacy Resources, Choices, Schenectady County Public Health Services, and NACCHO will discuss how local health departments can partner with community based organizations to address health disparities through their own experiences. Attendees will learn about health disparities faced by people with disabilities, how to implement and assess a partnership, and how to sustain community health improvement initiatives. Space is available to only 150 attendees, so register today!
July 15–16, 2013
Oak Brook, IL
This 2-day leadership development training is about the core acts of leadership in the MCH world. It begins with a session on enhancing professionalism and practicing methods to support exemplary leadership and continues with sessions on the practical implications of conflict management and negotiation strategies, practicing techniques and skills to influence others, and learning how to be an MCH change agent.
July 29–August 1, 2013
St. Paul, MN
The University of Minnesota’s 2013 Summer Institute in Adolescent Health, “Seeking, Striving, Succeeding: Sexual Health for Emerging Adults” will focus on developing new strategies to assist young adults in maintaining their sexual health, considering trends and influences on this population, and gaining skills to advocate for the sexual health of young adults. The featured guest faculty is Sarah Brown, MPH, CEO of the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy.
July 12, 2013
This announcement solicits applications for the Children’s Hospitals Graduate Medical Education (CHGME) Payment Program. The purpose of the CHGME Payment Program is to compensate for the disparity in the level of Federal funding for freestanding children teaching hospitals versus other types of teaching hospitals.
June 24, 2013
This announcement is for a technical assistance resource center to provide national leadership, consultation, and technical assistance to the sexual violence prevention field and CDC’s RPE cooperative agreement program awardees. Estimated award ceiling: $1.5 million.
Contact CDC PGO TIMS at 770-488-2700.
June 28, 2013
The Street Outreach Program funds grantees to provide street-based services to runaway, homeless, and street youth who have been subjected to or are at risk of sexual abuse, prostitution, or sexual exploitation. Services are designed to assist such youth in making healthy choices regarding where they live and how they behave. Eligible applicants include public and non-profit private entities that include States, localities, and coordinated networks of such entities. Estimated total program funding: $9 million.
June 28, 2013
Funds to increase access and use of high quality, affordable family planning (FP) and other health information, products and services will be awarded. This APS provides prospective applicants with a fair opportunity to develop and submit concept papers and applications to USAID for potential funding. Award recipients will be supported to enhance their capacity to manage and scale up FP interventions. Award ceiling: $74 million.
Email grant specialist Jacquelin Bell for more information.
July 1, 2013
Applications are accepted for the National Resource Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention (YVP-RC) cooperative agreement. It will serve as a national resource and training center to increase the effectiveness of youth violence prevention, prevention of mental, emotional and behavioral disorders, and promotion of the healthy development of children and youth. The YVP-RC will also provide technical assistance for SAMHSA’s Safe Schools/Healthy Students and Linking Actions for Unmet Needs in Children’s Health. Estimated total program funding: $6,171,000.
July 1, 2013
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Mental Health Services is accepting applications for Safe Schools/Healthy Students (SS/HS) State Planning, Local Education Agency, and Local Community cooperative agreements. The purpose of the SS/HS State Program is to create safe and supportive schools and communities by bringing the model to scale at the state/tribal level by building partnerships among educational, behavioral health, and criminal/juvenile justice systems. Estimated total program funding: $14,027,000 for 7 expected awards.
July 9, 2013
The purpose of the National Public Health Practice and Resource Centers (NPHPRC) on Health for Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) or Tourette syndrome (TS) is to fund centers that have the capacity to develop and provide health promotion programs and health communication and education resources for both professionals and the public regarding ADHD or TS. Estimated total program funding: $1.6 million for 2 expected awards.
Contact CDCPGO TIMS at 770-488-2700.
DentaQuest Foundation - Oral Health Fund
July 11, 2013
This announcement is for a fund intended to foster innovative solutions that improve the systems that impact oral health. Applicants must be either a public entity or nonprofit organization. Up to $4.45 million will be awarded in 2013. Proposals are accepted on a rolling basis, with concept papers due on the 4th Thursday of each month and full proposals due the 2nd Thursday of the next month.
August 21, 2013
The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) and participating Institutes invite grant applications for research on the development of safe, real-time, non-invasive, in vivo methods to assess the development and function of the human placenta.
August 21, 2013
The National Coordinating Center (NCC) for Public Health Services and Systems Research (PHSSR) and the RWJF seek to expand the evidence base for effective decision-making in public health practice and policy through research that responds to the questions defined in the National Agenda for PHSSR . Estimated total funding: $800,000 for 8 expected grantees. Eligible applicants are junior faculty with a research or professional doctoral degree in public health or a related discipline and a professional interest in PHSSR.
October 22, 2013
This announcement is to support research to develop and pilot test strategies to assist transition-age youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and their families in planning for and smoothly transitioning into adult functioning and adult services. The ultimate goal is to develop a model for transition to adult supports and services that effectively.
October 22, 2013
This announcement is to support research that develops and tests service system interventions that are broadly implementable and that rapidly engage young children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in evidence-based treatment and services early in life. The ultimate goal is to transform the current ASD service system by designing an integrated set of strategies that are effective and engineered for rapid adoption and implementation on a broad scale. This announcement focuses on intervening to improve ASD service systems.
November 13, 2013
This announcement is to invite applications to support a national program of mentored advanced career development and training in research for junior faculty in pediatric critical care medicine and pediatric trauma surgery at research-intensive institutions. Estimated total program funding: $778,000.