The Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) is accepting applications for the OVW Fiscal Year 2019 Consolidated Grant Program to Address Children and Youth Experiencing Domestic and Sexual Assault and Engage Men and Boys as Allies.
One time small grants for Assistive Technology Services for People with Disabilities (Richard West Assistive Technology Advocacy Center (ATAC) of Disability Rights New Jersey
The Richard West Assistive Technology Advocacy Center (ATAC) of Disability Rights New Jersey has two exciting announcements focused on improving access to assistive technology for New Jersey residents with disabilities.
A dynamic, innovative 10-month learning and leadership program for adults beginning in September 2019.
Notice of Availability of Grant Funds – Community Support Services (CSS) for Individuals Discharged from State Psychiatric Hospitals who are Dually Diagnosed (DD/MI)
This RFP is issued by DHS, DMHAS, seeks proposals to develop CSS to serve individuals 18 years of age and older, who are ready for discharge from a state psychiatric hospital and are dually diagnosed with a developmental disability and/or cognitative impairment and a serious mental illness.
It is rare that opportunities like these come along … housing waiting lists are being opened for a brief period of time.
SAMHSA's GAINS Center is now soliciting applications from experienced trainers (individuals) who are interested in developing their capacity to provide trauma-informed training in their local agencies/communities via the GAINS Center’s How Being Trauma-Informed Improves Criminal Justice System Responses training program
DD Training Resources is a new online database that provides a wide range of information about trainings and support resources for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families throughout the State of New Jersey.
Attached are fliers with the most updated information on plans to pay February’s SNAP benefits early amid the government shutdown.
It's time once again to put pen to paper and draft some poetry for our Annual NAMI NJ Dara Axelrod Expressive Arts Mental Health Poetry Contest!
Please read the December edition of the Stigma Free Zone New of New Jersey, a grassroots mental health newsletter.
If you encounter someone who is homeless, please see the options available to them at the Bergen County Housing Health & Human Services Center (120 S. River Street, Hackensack).
In a new Think, Act, Grow (TAG) Talk video from the Office of Adolescent Health, Sarah Bagley, MD, discusses adolescent substance use, addiction, and treatment. Bagley explores why adolescents and young adults use substances, what risks they face from doing so, and how early intervention can help prevent the short- and long-term risks of substance use.
WEBINAR ARCHIVE "Synthetic Marijuana:" What Is It, Why Is It Dangerous, and How Can We Prevent Youth from Using It?
In this webinar, Krista Osterthaler of the American Association of Poison Control Centers provided an overview of synthetic cannabinoids and the scope of the problem among youth.
Save the Date! Partnering for a Healthy New Jersey – HPV Kick-Off Meeting with Commissioner Shereef Elnahal – January 31, 2019
The objective of this meeting is to convene stakeholders who are committed to reducing the incidence of, and mortality from HPV-associated cancers in the State of New Jersey
This informational bulletin from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) describes the 2019 updates to the core set of children’s health care quality measures for Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
Applications Being Accepted for Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Juvenile Justice Certificate Program
The Center for Juvenile Justice Reform (CJJR) and the Center for Children’s Law and Policy are accepting applications for a second cohort of the Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Juvenile Justice Certificate Program, to be held March 25-29, 2019 in Washington, DC.
The Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) program is an innovative international police model that incorporates collaboration between the community’s law enforcement system and mental health system to respond to the needs of those in psychiatric crisis.
The Coalition for a DSP Living Wage is interested in collecting data from families about their experiences with Direct Support Professional
Sesame Place® has partnered with The International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES), a global leader in online training and certification programs, to become the first theme park in the world to be designated as a Certified Autism Center (CAC).
Making an IEP binder is a great way to keep information organized and at the ready when you need it. An IEP binder can help you prepare for IEP meetings and stay up to date on your child’s progress
2019 Graduates Aging Out of the School System:Steps to Accessing Services/Supports from the Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD)
The Division of Developmental Disabilities' 2019 Timeline for Graduates Aging Out of the School System.