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The Race Equity Challenge is designed to promote a culture of learning, reflection, and action among child welfare professionals. This Challenge is an opportunity for up to 500 child welfare professionals to participate in an experience that examines their own biases, identifies how these biases show up in child welfare, ...
Application deadline: April 8, 2024  This program seeks to provide trauma-informed, evidence-based interventions to young people (up to 25 years of age) who are at clinical high risk for psychosis. Recipients will be expected to use evidence-based interventions to:   Improve symptomatic and behavioral functioning  Enable youth and young adults to resume age-appropriate social, ...
This map highlights some of the organizations and efforts around the country working in one or more of the following roles to provide students with the academic, social, mental health, and other supports they need to recover from the impacts and disruptions of the pandemic and thrive:  Academic Tutors  Mentor  Post-Secondary Transition Coaches  Student ...
This four-part webinar series seeks to deepen practitioners’ ability to provide healing care to transitional-aged young people who access mental health and community-based services. Through generative conversation, expert panel discussions, active learning experiences, and the exploration of tangible action steps, participants will expand their existing orientation to their work with ...
ACF invites young people to get involved with We Think Twice™ by becoming a We Think Twice Insider. We Think Twice™ is a movement designed with teens, for teens, to help young people make healthy decisions, set goals, manage money, improve leadership skills, look out for their mental health, and ...
This publication (PDF, 5 pages) provides policy considerations to help states improve mental health service delivery for youth with marginalized racial identities through cultural responsiveness, health care access, and workforce supports. These considerations were drawn from a virtual roundtable on improving mental health service delivery for youth and young adults ...
May is National Adolescent Health Month (NAHM). NAHM emphasizes the importance of building on young people’s strengths and potential, encouraging meaningful youth engagement in adolescent health activities, and highlighting key topics in adolescent health. Weekly themes for the 2024 NAHM will be announced early Spring. Learn more. ...
Application deadline: March 13, 2024, 5:00 pm ET  This program supports educational activities that encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds, including those from groups underrepresented in the biomedical and behavioral sciences, to pursue further studies or careers in research. Educational activities should primarily focus on:  Courses for Skills Development  Research Experiences  Learn more and apply.  ...
This guide (PDF, 7 pages) introduces programs that are using intergenerational engagement to address social isolation and loneliness. The guide shares tips to help organizations build their own intergenerational programing. Learn more (PDF, 7 pages). 
This fact sheet (PDF, 3 pages) offers culturally appropriate and trauma-informed strategies that promote positive childhood experiences (PCEs) and increase the emotional resilience of children, youth, and families. Learn more.   
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