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Preventing Suicide among Justice-Involved Youth: Newly Developed Tools, Recommendations, and Research

Event date: 
Thu, 04/17/2014 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: 
Online
Sponsor: 
Co-hosted by the SAMHSA Suicide Prevention Branch and National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention

Co-hosted by the SAMHSA Suicide Prevention Branch and National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention, this webinar will describe new resources from the Action Alliance’s Youth in Contact with the Juvenile Justice System Task Force. Nearly one third of justice-involved youth report having experienced suicidal ideation in the past year, 36 percent have attempted suicide during their lifetimes and suicide is the leading cause of death for youth in confinement.

Feasibility of Implementing School-Based Health Services in Indian Country

Location: 
Online
Sponsor: 
The Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Office of Indian Alcohol and Substance Abuse (OIASA)

So much has been done over the years to find ways to provide safety and support to students in the school environment. It has ranged from school-linked services to coordinated school health services to wrap around services, etc.

Introduction to Community Collaborative Partnerships Online Course

Effective efforts to protect and support Native children are often fueled by collaborative community partnerships among a variety of partners.

Language Healers: Revitalizing Languages, Reclaiming Identities

Release Date: 
Wed, 03/12/2014 (All day)

Heenetiineyoo3eihiiho’ (Language Healers), a film on the subject of Native language loss and revitalization, some of the people I know said things like, “When languages disappear, that’s natural; it’s survival of the fittest,” and “If kids don’t want to speak their languages, they won’t and so the languages disappear; it’s that simple,” or even,  “What do Native Americans want?

Evaluation in Action: Lessons Learned From Colorado's Juvenile Diversion Program

Event date: 
Thu, 03/20/2014 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Location: 
Online
Sponsor: 
OJJDP’s National Training and Technical Assistance Center, in collaboration with the National Juvenile Justice Evaluation Center

In addition to providing an overview of the evaluation project and sharing the results, the presenters will discuss the challenges associated with conducting a multisite evaluation and explore the process of hiring and working with an external evaluation team.

The Brother Eagle Project

The Brother Eagle Series was established as an education multimedia tool on behalf of the White Earth Police Department and the White Earth Nation in northern Minnesota. Designed to break the cycle of addiction and other behavioral issues at the earliest of ages, the series is currently comprised of five separate videos developed for the following age groups: Pre-K, 2nd Grade, 4th Grade, 7th Grade, and 9th Grade.

RFK National Resource Center for Juvenile Justice

This Web site, funded by the MacArthur Foundation's Models for Change Resource Center Partnership, serves as a resource hub for state and local jurisdictions nationwide that seek to improve outcomes for youth and families involved in juvenile justice and youth-serving systems and to enhance system performance.

Urban American Indian Projects

Funder: 
First Nations Development Institute and National Urban Indian Family Coalition

First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) and the National Urban Indian Family Coalition (NUIFC) are accepting applications from nonprofit organizations that increase the availability and effectiveness of comprehensive community programming in urban Indian centers and communities. The project also supports new and expanded activities in urban India

Award: 
$40,000
Eligibility: 
Nonprofit organizations must be recognized as tax exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Organizations can also submit applications through a sponsoring organization if the sponsor has 501(c)(3) status, and provide written authorization confirming its willingness to act as the fiscal sponsor. Collaborative program proposals are accepted. A lead applicant must be identified and be a 501(c)(3) organization that agrees to serve as the fiduciary agent for the grant and point of contact for First Nations senior program officer. A memorandum of agreement (MOA) will be required between the two if the partnership is funded
Deadline: 
Mon, 03/31/2014 (All day)

HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS CURRICULUM: Training of Trainers

Event date: 
Tue, 05/20/2014 (All day) - Thu, 05/22/2014 (All day)
Location: 
Tulalip, WA
Sponsor: 
Native Wellness Institute

The Leading the Next Generations Healthy Relationships Curriculum is an innovative tool founded in Native culture and teachings. The Native Wellness Institute developed it specifically for Native couples, people, and communities.

Adults Working with Native Youth: Nature and Wilderness Awareness

Event date: 
Tue, 05/20/2014 (All day) - Thu, 05/22/2014 (All day)
Location: 
Tulalip, WA
Sponsor: 
Native Wellness Institute

It takes special individuals and special skills to work with Native youth. This three day hands-on training will provide youth workers with skills to help young people better connect with the outdoors, nature, culture and the Ancestors.
Information will be shared within the training facility as well as outdoors. Sessions on connecting with the land, trusting our intuition, outdoor games and activities, wilderness adventures, healing within our environment and more will be shared.