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Grants to Address Trafficking within the Child Welfare Population

Department of Health and Human Services

The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to solicit proposals for 60 month projects that will address trafficking within the child welfare population by implementing existing recommendations to prevent, identify, and serve victims of trafficking. This funding is designed to continue the development of child welfare systems’ response to trafficking through infrastructure building, and to create an evidence base of effective interventions and practices that promote better outcomes for children involved in the child welfare system.

$225,000 - $250,000
State governments, County governments, City or township governments, Special district governments, Independent school districts, Public and State controlled institutions of higher education, Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized), Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities, Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments), Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education, Nonprofits without 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education, Private institutions of higher education, For profit organizations other than small businesses, and Small businesses
Tue, 07/15/2014 (All day)

State to announce new collaboration efforts with tribes surrounding commemoration of Sand Creek

Release Date: 
Thu, 03/20/2014 (All day)

Gov. John Hickenlooper announced two major efforts on Monday, March 17 regarding the upcoming 150th anniversary of the Sand Creek Massacre.

SAMHSA’s Prevention and Recovery Newsletter: The Wisdom of Investing in Native Youth

Release Date: 
Tue, 03/25/2014 (All day)

This edition of SAMHSA's quarterly newsletter features articles on Native youth leadership, the Great Plains Area Regional Youth Treatment Center, SAMHSA's new Tribal Training and Technical Assistance Center, and more. 
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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
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

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
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.