Tuesday, January 16, 2018

ECCP: Shared Data Agenda Report


Early Childhood Colorado Partnership (ECCP) released the Shared Data Agenda Report!

The report highlights the process through which the Shared Data Agenda indicators connected to the Early Childhood Colorado Framework were identified, as well as baseline data for those indicators. In this report you'll find indicators on the early childhood workforce, protective factors such as safe, stable environments for children, and family economic stability.

Read the report to view the data, challenges and barriers to existing early childhood data, and recommendations for next steps. 

BtD Conference 2018: Diversity and Inclusion in Suicide Prevention


The 2018 Bridging the Divide (BtD) Suicide Prevention and Awareness Summit will be held May 17-18, 2018 at the Regis University Lowell Campus.

The theme for BtD is Diversity and Inclusion in Suicide Prevention and we are looking for presentations to feature at this year's summit. 

If you would like to present at the event, information to submit your presentation for consideration can be found here: http://www.suicidepreventioncolorado.org/bridging-the-divide-2018-presentations


ECHO Learning Series on Pediatric Sexual Abuse


LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER FOR THIS LEARNING SERIES

PEDIATRIC SEXUAL ABUSE ASSESSMENT IN PRIMARY CARE: Resources, Assessments, Decisions, and Reporting

Commitment: Six weekly ECHO sessions held Tuesdays from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. (MT) January 23rd - February 27th, 2018

Audience: Pediatric Primary Care Providers (MD, DO, NP, PA) in Region VIII (CO, MT, ND, SD, UT, and WY)

ECHO SESSION 1: TRIAGING (January 23)

ECHO SESSION 2: TALKING TO KIDS (January 30)

ECHO SESSION 3: BASIC PEDIATRIC GENITAL EXAMINATIONS (February 6)

ECHO SESSION 4: SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS (February 13)

ECHO SESSION 5: REPORTING (February 20)

ECHO SESSION 6: BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CONSIDERATIONS & RESOURCES (February 27)

Register here: http://connect.echocolorado.org/Series/Registration/25

Interested in resiliency? Attend ResilienceCon 2018

ResilienceCon is a new approach to conferences that offers a variety of traditional and innovative formats. ResilienceCon offers opportunities to interact with colleagues who are interested in strengths-based approaches to understanding, preventing, and responding to violence and other adversities.

This conference will be of interest to: researchers, students, and providers from psychology, social work, education, sociology, criminology, public health, prevention, and related fields.

We are seeking conference proposals on all aspects of resilience, strengths, well-being, and adversity in individuals, families, and communities. See the Call for Submissions for detailed topics. Submission Deadline: February 9, 2018, 11:59 PM CST.

CDC Vital Signs: Safe Sleep for Babies

Every year, there are about 3,500 sleep-related deaths among US babies. Despite the American Academy of Pediatrics recommendations, 22% of mothers report not placing their baby on his or her back to sleep and 39% of mothers report using soft bedding when placing babies to sleep.

The January 2018 issue of Vital Signs focuses on safe sleep. The issue includes an infographic, fact sheet, video and more, as well as action steps for health care providers, state and local health departments, and caregivers..

Funding: Trusted Adults & Youth Health Education Program

The Retail Marijuana Education Program released RFA #9254 Trusted Adults & Youth Health Education Program.  Approximately $440,000 annually is available.

Deadline to apply is February 16, 2018.

Purpose
The purpose of RFA #9254 for the Trusted Adults & Youth Health Education Program is to fund local outreach and education to youth-serving professionals and parents, Spanish-speaking parents and caregivers, and adults in the lives of LGBTQ young people to prevent youth marijuana use.

RFA Application, Information and Timeline can be found here: https://www.colorado.gov/cdphe/retail-marijuana-funding 

Elevating the Conversation Conference: Technology and Suicide


Please join us for the 5th Annual Elevating the Conversation Conference on February 23, 2018

Learn more and register here: http://elevatetheconvo.com/