National Center for Cultural Competence
Conscious & Unconscious Biases in Health Care
Biases and their impact on people who are disproportionately affected by disparities in health and health care are discussed. This course offers an array of innovative activities based on current evidence and best practices that are intended to diminish the negative impact of biases.
National League of Cities
Advancing Education and Health through the Community Schools Strategy (6.5MB PDF)
Find out how mayors and city leaders can foster collaborations between school districts, health systems, public health departments, and other community partners to reduce health disparities. City-level opportunities and innovative health and education efforts are highlighted.
Training and Educational
Maternal and Child Health Bureau
EnRICH: Secondary Data Analysis in Autism Research Using IAN Data
Learn about the Autism Secondary Data Analysis Research Studies funding opportunity, become familiar with the IAN as a platform for autism research, discover other data sources for person-centered autism research such as ATN/AIR-P, PCORnet, and SPARK, and learn about future efforts to link IAN and other networks to advance the health and well-being of children with autism.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Zika Virus: Protecting Pregnant Women and Babies
Find out about a Vital Signs summary and hear a discussion about surveillance of the Zika virus as well as the CDC’s recommendations for prevention.
National Conference of State Legislatures
Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences
This course will help legislators will understand the impact of ACEs and policy options and strategies that support families and children’s health and well-being.
Rural Behavioral Health Initiative
Depression in Mothers—More than the Blues: A Rural Perspective
Learn about the Depression in Mothers: More Than the Blues Toolkit that was developed by SAMHSA in partnership with experts in the fields of mental health and MCH. The toolkit gives a background on depression and presents ideas that providers can use when helping mothers and their families.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
State Pilot Grant Program for Treatment for Pregnant and Postpartum Women
July 3, 2017
The purpose of the program is to enhance flexibility in the use of funds designed to:
- Support family-based services for pregnant and postpartum women with a primary diagnosis of a substance use disorder
- Help state substance abuse agencies address the continuum of care
- Promote a coordinated, effective and efficient state system managed by state substance abuse agencies by encouraging new approaches and models of service delivery.
National Institute for Health Care Management Foundation
Investigator-Initiated Research Grants
July 10, 2017 (Letter of intent)
Projects must advance the existing knowledge base in the areas of health care financing, delivery, management and/or policy. The Foundation will award 5 to 6 grants totaling $300,000 for studies that could reduce spending, improve quality of care, and/or expand access to healthcare services and health coverage.
Health Resources and Services Administration
Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network on Infant Mortality
July 17, 2017
To advance the mission of Healthy Start and contribute to state infant mortality reduction efforts, this announcement from HRSA solicits applications for IM CoIIN. State public health departments lead infant mortality reduction efforts within their states with support of the Title V MCH Services Block Grant Program. At the local level, Healthy Start grants are provided in order to address the needs of high-risk women and their families before, during, and after pregnancy.
National Institutes of Health
Pilot Studies to Test the Initiation of a Mental Health Family Navigator Model
September 5 or 16, 2017 (Letter of intent)
October 5 or 16, 2017 (Application)
This FOA encourages research applications to develop and pilot test the effectiveness and implementation of family navigator models designed to promote early access, engagement, and coordination of mental health treatment and services for children and adolescents who are experiencing early symptoms of mental health problems.