HRSA Funding Opportunities

Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) State/Territory Program

Applications due: November 6

The purpose of the program is to enhance the state/territory EHDI system infrastructure to improve language acquisition for deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) children up to age 3. Funding will support state and territory EHDI systems of services so that DHH newborns, infants, and young children up to age 3 receive appropriate and timely services, including hearing screening, diagnosis, and early intervention.

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EHDI National Network

Applications due: November 6

The purpose of the EHDI National Network, which funds 3 national centers to conduct National Network and National Center activities, is to advance EHDI systems of services nationwide so that DHH newborns, infants, and young children up to age 3 receive appropriate supports and timely services to improve language acquisition outcomes. The national centers are the Implementation and Change Center (ICC), the Family Leadership in Language and Learning Center (FL3), and the Provider Education Center (PEC).

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American Academy of PediatricsHRSA Disclaimer

RSV Among AI and AN Children, Television Viewing and Metabolic Syndrome

RSV Among AI and AN Children: 2019 to 2020HRSA Disclaimer

This Pediatrics research brief discusses results of surveillance of Acute Respiratory Infections among select AI and AN children under 5. The surveillance showed that AI and AN children in these select communities had high rates of RSV hospitalizations with the greatest burden on full-term infants less than 6 months old. Recommendations for supports to improve social drivers of health for AI and AN are provided.

Childhood and Adolescent Television Viewing and Metabolic Syndrome in Mid-AdulthoodHRSA Disclaimer

A Pediatrics article found that child and adolescent television viewing was associated with adult metabolic syndrome as well as lower cardiorespiratory fitness, and higher BMI in adulthood. Strategies to reduce screen time among children and adolescents may prove to positively impact future health.

Internalized Racism and Racial Self-Identity Formation in Black ChildrenHRSA Disclaimer

Racism is known to have impacts on health outcomes for children. This manuscript for health care providers helps explain how racism is internalized and how segregation-era and modern-day experiences of racism impact conceptualization of race formation in Black children. A developmental framework timeline of racial conceptualization and bias formation in children is also provided.

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National MCH Workforce Development CenterHRSA Disclaimer

Collective Impact Equity ArchiveHRSA Disclaimer

The archive includes a collection of resources and materials that allow collective impact initiatives to prioritize equity. The resources include webinars, podcast episodes, trainings, and more.

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Agency for Healthcare Research and QualityHRSA Disclaimer

Pediatric Diagnostic Safety: State of the Science and Future Directions (PDF)HRSA Disclaimer

This Issue Brief examines the unique challenges of studying and improving diagnostic safety for children in respect to their overall health, access to care, and unique aspects of diagnostic testing limitations for multiple pediatric conditions. It features approaches to address these challenges across the care-delivery spectrum and provides recommendations for building capacity to advance pediatric diagnostic safety.

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Child and Adolescent Health Measurement InitiativeHRSA Disclaimer

Scaling Family Voices and Engagement to Measure and Improve Systems Performance and Whole Child Health: Progress and Lessons from the Child and Adolescent Health Measurement InitiativeHRSA Disclaimer

This MCH Journal article offers a summary of progress and lessons learned from the CAHMI's more than 25 years of contributions to the shaping and acceleration of the MCH field. It particularly focuses on scaling family-centered data, measurements, and relational systems of care. Lessons learned are described, and it concludes by illustrating a visionary path forward that advances an integrated systems approach that prioritizes positive health equity.

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Training & Educational Webinars

Association of University Centers on DisabilitiesHRSA Disclaimer

Health of Autistic People during the Pandemic, LEND and Title V

AIR-P Presents: Health of Autistic People During the COVID-19 Pandemic: National Autism Indicators Report FindingsHRSA Disclaimer

Tuesday, September 19, 2023
4:00pm ET to 5:00pm ET

This webinar will explore findings from the latest National Autism Indicators Report focused on health care in autistic people during the COVID-19 pandemic. The report examines the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on health and health care among autistic children and adults. To build a comprehensive picture, we included various data sources: the National Survey of Children’s Health, the National Emergency Department Sample, the National Inpatient Sample, and data from medical records from Kaiser Permanente Northern California. We will review findings and the implications of these data on research and policy.

LEND and Learn Monthly TA Series: Hear from AMCHP about Opportunities for LENDs to Partner with Title V ProgramsHRSA Disclaimer

Wednesday, September 20, 2023
3:00pm to 4:00pm ET

The session will provide a brief overview of Title V opportunities for LEND programs and their trainees, and examples of existing LEND/Title V partnerships and an opportunity for LEND programs to discuss and ask questions.

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Camden CoalitionHRSA Disclaimer

New Recommendations to Strengthen the Adult Primary Care Workforce for Young Adults with Medical ComplexityHRSA Disclaimer

Tuesday, September 26, 2023
3:00pm to 4:00pm ET

Presenters will discuss conclusions and findings from a HRSA-supported advisory committee report that describes 10 recommendations across 5 areas to provide adult PCPs with systems supports to care for young adults with medical complexity. The presenters will also identify opportunities for coordination, collaboration, and action to advance the recommendations and promote accountability among stakeholders.

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Association of Maternal and Child Health ProgramsHRSA Disclaimer

Advancing Perinatal Substance Use Policy, Policy Town Hall

Advancing Perinatal Substance Use Policy with People with Lived ExperienceHRSA Disclaimer

Tuesday, September 26, 2023
1:00pm to 2:00pm ET

Punitive policies, stigmatization, and discrimination harm families and pregnant people seeking support for a SUD and lead to negative maternal and infant health outcomes. This virtual learning session will explore opportunities for public health programs to authentically and equitably engage people impacted by perinatal SUD via examples from the field, storytelling strategies, and a discussion of key considerations for trauma-informed engagement and policy approaches.

Policy & Partnerships Town HallHRSA Disclaimer

Thursday, October 12, 2023
2:00pm to 3:00pm ET

The Government Affairs team will discuss the latest updates in federal MCH policy with their national, federal, and state partners. This series recurs the second Thursday of every month.

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National Academy for State Health PolicyHRSA Disclaimer

State Plans for Continuing Key Medicaid Home and Community-Based Flexibilities Implemented during the Public Health EmergencyHRSA Disclaimer

Friday, September 29, 2023
2:00pm to 3:00pm ET

In this webinar, panelists from 3 states will discuss key flexibilities implemented within their home- and community-based services programs during the public health emergency that they are planning to sustain. Panelists will discuss why they decided to sustain the flexibilities and how they plan to manage them going forward.

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Training & Educational Webinar Archives

Children's Safety NetworkHRSA Disclaimer

Exploring the Relationship Between Bullying and Substance UseHRSA Disclaimer

In this webinar, Dr. Laura Crothers discussed the relationship between substance use (predictive or a consequence) and perpetration of bullying or victimization through bullying, the risks of both behaviors, and recommendations for educators in addressing these common problems of childhood and adolescence.

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National Center for Interprofessional Practice and EducationHRSA Disclaimer

Narrative Leadership: Signaling Safety and Inclusion Through StorytellingHRSA Disclaimer

In this seminar, attendees will experience a brief, interactive introduction to psychological safety. Then, we will transition into skills training on Narrative Leadership, a tool that can enhance psychological safety, through a short didactic, a live demonstration, and then small group practice. A debrief and discussion of application will round out the session.

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