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Feb

21

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Sexuality and Sexual Health Webinar Series

Posted by on February 21st, 2018 0 comments

The Family Support Center of NJ recognizes the need for current and relevant trainings to be made available to family members; and professionals working within the field of disabilities. This is a  webinar series for caregivers and professionals who care for people with intellectual or developmental disabilities on sexuality and sexual health.

Posted in: Children and Teens, Webinars

Feb

14

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CDC Guidelines for Treating Pregnant and Parenting Women with Opioid Use Disorder

Posted by on February 14th, 2018 0 comments

The U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has released a new tool to assist health care providers in caring for pregnant women and new mothers with opioid use disorder and their infants. Clinical Guidance for Treating Pregnant and Parenting Women with Opioid Use Disorder and Their Infants includes 16 fact sheets, with each… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Substance Addiction and Misuse

Feb

14

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Indigenous Knowledge to Prevent Risk for Youth Suicide and Alcohol Abuse

Posted by on February 14th, 2018 0 comments

Researchers at the Center for Alaska Native Health Research have been collaborating with Yup’ik communities to address challenges facing Alaskan youth for the last decade. While culture plays a substantial role in reducing disparities among American Indian and Alaska Native populations, many questions remain about he mechanisms that produce this protective effect. The Qungasvik (qoo ngaz… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Minority Health Concerns

Jan

24

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What rural schools can do to help address Adverse Childhood Experiences

Posted by on January 24th, 2018 0 comments

This topic guide from the Rural Health Information Hub has been updated with a new FAQ on what rural schools can do to help address Adverse Childhood Experiences in their students. Rural schools play an important role in the health of students and the community. The guide give ideas for health-related activities schools can engage… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Rural

Jan

10

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Native Youth Website

Posted by on January 10th, 2018 0 comments

The Indian Health Service has launched a website that targets Native Youth and adults who work with Native Youth. The Generation Indigenous Initiative will build resiliency and promote positive development through the use of partnerships and programs that offer resources, information and tools that focus on suicide and substance abuse prevention, sexual health/responsibility, mental health… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Minority Health Concerns

Jan

10

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Be Her Resource: School Resource Officers and Girls of Color

Posted by on January 10th, 2018 0 comments

Georgetown Law’s Center on Poverty and Inequality and the National Black Women’s Justice Institute announce a new toolkit: Be Her Resource: A Toolkit About School Resource Officers and Girls of Color. Designed for school systems and police departments, the toolkit is based on interviews and focus groups with girls of color and police officers. As… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens

Dec

27

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National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week: January 22-28, 2018

Posted by on December 27th, 2017 0 comments

The National Institute on Drug Abuse provides resources for teachers — including ideas, resources and activities for National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week, January 22-28, 2018.  Visit the National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week webpage for information on a Twitter chat on January 22, events and partnerships, planning your own events, and accessing toolkits for… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Substance Addiction and Misuse

Dec

12

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New App Helps Parents Track Child’s Developmental Milestones

Posted by on December 12th, 2017 0 comments

Is your child’s development on track for his or her age? Now you can find out with CDC’s new free Milestone Tracker app. The app makes it easy for parents to track, support, and celebrate their young child’s development. “Skills like taking a first step, saying those first words, and waving ‘bye-bye’ are developmental milestones… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens

Dec

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Holiday Toy Tips

Posted by on December 12th, 2017 0 comments

Toys are at the top of many shopping lists and is a often a favorite part of holiday shopping. Those youngsters may have a wish list a mile long but which of those many items are safe?  When choosing a toy for a child, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends the toy be appropriate for… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens

Nov

30

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Holiday Bakers Beware

Posted by on November 30th, 2017 0 comments

From the FDA Consumer Health Information Before you eat that raw cookie dough read this. Raw dough can make you sick. Eating raw dough or batter—whether it’s for bread, cookies, pizza or tortillas—could make you, and your kids, sick, says Jenny Scott, a senior advisor in FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition. According to… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, General

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