Direct Care Worker Training Grant
The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) announced the availability of $2,000,000.00 of funding for the Direct Care Workers Training Grant. This Notice of Grant Availability (NGA) seeks applications to support initiatives that provide effective training programs that improve the quality of care produced by direct care workers and creating, organizing, and/or building career pathways that pay family-sustaining wages for direct care workers.
Webinar Series: Penn State Project ECHO Supporting Employers, Supporting Employees in Recovery
Penn State Project ECHO is taking steps to equip employers and administrative staff throughout Pennsylvania with the knowledge, resources and best practices to support employees in recovery. The Supporting Employers, Supporting Employees ECHO series consists of 10 biweekly, hour-long sessions. A brief presentation on a topic related to employee recovery will be given within the last 15 minutes of each session.
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Webinar Series (flyer link below)
Please see this flyer for details regarding an upcoming FASD Webinar Series sponsored by Drexel University and the PA AAP Medical Home Program. The presenters are Kathleen T. Mitchell, MHS, LCADC, and Renee M. Turchi, MD, MPH, FAAP.
Webinar: How to Develop a Competitive Grant Application
SAMHSA’s Office of Financial Resources will be conducting a webinar on how to develop a competitive grant application. The webinar will be offered on September 17, and October 22 at 2 pm (ET).
Save the Date:
Virtual Film Discussion on Preventing Suicide and Supporting Loss Survivors
Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 4:45 pm – 5:45 pm
September is Suicide Prevention Month
Join us to watch scenes from the award-winning film Scattering CJ, the moving story of one family’s loss to suicide and the thousands of people who responded in their time of need.
And hear from speakers, including:
Please note this film contains descriptions of suicide that may be disturbing to viewers. Viewer discretion is advised. If you or someone you know is in need of support, please call 800-273-TALK (8255).
Plenary 1: Addressing the National Landscape
In the midst of a global crisis and a once-in-a-century pandemic, the health and wellbeing of people around the nation is more important than ever. Mr. Chuck Ingoglia, National Council, and Ms. Barbara Merrill, ANCOR, will share updates from the federal landscape that affect the behavioral health and intellectual and developmental disability systems. Join us to hear about topics such as calls for the strengthening of Medicaid, the effects of additional COVID-19 relief packages, innovations in providing treatment and services, and policy updates.
Visit the Conference website for more information