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Jan

05

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SHEC’s Cultural Competency Webinar Series

Posted by on January 5th, 2017 0 comments

Mental Health in Ethnically Diverse, LGBTQIA and Youth Groups Webinar The Southeastern Health Equity Council (SHEC) released its Cultural Competency Resource Guide last fall 2015. The guide was comprised of resources, trainers, institutions, and publications about cultural and linguistic competency that can be shared with the 10 regional health equity councils (RHECs), stakeholders, and partners… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Mental Health, Minority Health Concerns, Webinars

Dec

15

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Sleep Recharges You Toolkit for Teens

Posted by on December 15th, 2016 0 comments

The Sleep Recharges You Toolkit was designed for high school teachers, nurses, counselors, and coaches to help them raise awareness among teens about the importance of sleep. In the toolkit, you’ll find lesson plans, activities, presentations, infographics, and other images such as   #sleeprechargesyou National Healthy Sleep Awareness Project is a collaboration between the Centers for… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Public Health

Dec

13

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Tools for Bringing the Dog Genome Project Into the Biology Classroom

Posted by on December 13th, 2016 0 comments

Dr. Elaine Ostrander’s lab at the National Institutes of Health is trying to understand disease susceptibility, behavior, and variation that occurs throughout domestic dog breeds. A collection of helpful online resources for coming up to speed with the dog genome and its promising findings chosen to help both teacher and student. These include a recent… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Health Information Literacy

Dec

07

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Drugs and Alcohol Facts Week 2017 website and webinar

Posted by on December 7th, 2016 0 comments

January 23-29 is the 2017 National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week (NDAFW), a health observance created to deliver the scientific facts to youth about the effects and consequences of drug abuse on the brain, body, and behavior. School-Based Health Alliance is hosting a webinar on December 8 at 2:30pm ET to demonstrate how easy it is… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Webinars, Websites

Dec

07

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Rankings in Action: Schools as a Hub for Health webinar

Posted by on December 7th, 2016 0 comments

Dec 13, 2016 3:00pm EST Register at https://nnlm.gov/bhic/t9ym  Join County Health Rankings and Roadmaps as they explore the intersection between health and education with guest presenter, Miranda Kridler, County Planner, who will share how the Athens County Health Coalition is effectively partnering with five school districts in rural Athens County, Ohio. Participants will learn how the… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Public Health, Rural, Webinars

Nov

23

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More than 20 Million Children Lack Sufficient Access to Essential Health Care

Posted by on November 23rd, 2016 0 comments

“Unfinished Business: More than 20 Million Children in U.S. Still Lack Sufficient Access to Essential Health Care” is a report based on analyses of national data sets concerning uninsured children, insured children who miss primary care visits due to various barriers, and insured children who lack access to essential subspecialties. The report describes problems that… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens

Nov

23

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Circle of Life Prevention Curriculum for Youth

Posted by on November 23rd, 2016 0 comments

Multimedia Circle of Life is a sexual risk-reduction program designed specifically for American Indian youth ages 10-12 years. Multimedia Circle of Life teaches skills such as goal setting, decision making, and standing up to peer pressure. Prevention topics include: how diseases are spread; the health effects of HIV, AIDS and sexually transmitted infections; and ways… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, HIV/AIDS

Nov

17

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NLM 4 Caregivers 2016 User Survey

Posted by on November 17th, 2016 0 comments

Are you a family caregiver, or do you know or work with family caregivers? Take the NLM 4 Caregivers 2016 User Survey, and help National Library of Medicine to identify the kinds of health information most needed by family caregivers and the best ways to share this information. The survey can be accessed at the… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, National Library of Medicine News, Senior

Nov

16

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Supporting the Wellness of Military Children and their Families webinar from SAMHSA

Posted by on November 16th, 2016 0 comments

SAMHSA’s Service Members, Veterans, and Their Families Technical Assistance Center Presents: Resources, Innovations, and Partnerships: Supporting the Wellness of Military Children and their Families Tuesday, November 22, 2016 1:30pm EST Register at https://nnlm.gov/bhic/9lrz Research has shown that military and veteran children are particularly resilient, especially when provided with the right tools, activities, and support. This webinar will… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Mental Health, Veterans Resources, Webinars

Nov

16

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Healthy Native Youth: Offering Engaging, Relevant, Effective Health Resources webinar

Posted by on November 16th, 2016 0 comments Tags: , ,

Office of Minority Health Resource Center presents Healthy Native Youth: Offering Engaging, Relevant, Effective Health Resources Tuesday, November 22, 2016 2 to 3pm EST Register at https://nnlm.gov/bhic/vs1b HealthyNativeYouth.org is a new one-stop-shop for educators and health advocates who want to expand learning opportunities for American Indian/Alaska Native youth. The site was designed for tribal health educators, teachers,… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Minority Health Concerns, Public Library, Webinars

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