April 2017  


  


Optimizing the health and well-being of women, infants, children and families through broad-based community engagement and advocacy within a local system of health education, prevention
services and community support
to eliminate health disparities.
Welcome to The Family Health Coalition Newsletter. The Family Health Coalition focuses its efforts on four areas: prevention, health & wellness, early development, and medical neighborhood development. If you would like to include your event in the monthly calendar of events, please contact Laura Ross-White at lrw@csctulsa.org. 

Compiled by: Christine Joachims and Sara White
Edited by: Jason Featherngill and Tara Branson
April is the Period of Purple Crying Month. Here at the Family Health Coalition HQ, we are going purple to promote awareness and education for new parents on the Period of PURPLE Crying.


Calendar of Events      
 
April 5 - 8, 8:30AM-4PM  
International Infant and Toddler Conference (including pre-conference and evening events)
@ Downtown Double Tree
For more information and to register, see:
http://www.ccrctulsa.org/index.php/iitc/  

April 6, 6PM-8PM 
Seed Sowers Community Event: What if Everyone Understood Child Development? by Rae Pica
@ OU-Tulsa

April 10, 12:30PM 
Family Resource Meeting: Connecting Tulsa families to critical resources in our community
@ CSC
For more information, e-mail Laura at
lrwhite@csctulsa.org  

April 11, 6PM-8PM 
Food on the Move
@ Educare, 524 N. Madison

April 13, 12PM-2PM 
Food on the Move
@ Tulsa Community College NE, 3727 E. Apache
 

April 14, 2PM-4PM 
CHAT+: Life Course Perspective
@ CSC 

April 18 - 19, 9AM-4:30PM 
Trauma-Informed Early Childhood and Child Parent Psychotherapy Training by Dr. Chandra Ghosh Ippen and Carole Graybill, LCSW*
@ Tulsa Technology Center, 3420 S. Memorial Dr.
For more information, contact Shannon Lee at:
srlee@odmhsas.org 

April 21, 12:15PM-1:45PM
 
Sooner HAN Learning Series: Diabetes by Laura Chalmers, MD, and Blanca Charles, RN, CDE
Please register by April 14th at:
http://outulsa.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_24X3PyWz8E4nGMR    

April 24 - 26, 9AM-4PM
 
Haruv USA Inaugural Summit on Child Abuse and Neglect*
@ OU-Tulsa
For more information and to register, see:
  http://www.ou.edu/tulsa/haruvusa/summit/ 

April 28, 10AM-12PM 
CHAT: Period of Purple Crying
@ CSC

May 1 - 3, 9AM-4PM 
Building Foundations: Fathers, Families, and Communities Conference
@ Downtown Double Tree
For more information and to register, see:
  http://csctulsa.org/building-foundations/
   
*Continuing Education Units available for various professions
Save the Dates
  • Zarrow Mental Health Symposium: Challenging Injustice and Discrimination
    Tulsa - October 5-6, 2017
    Call for presentations due March 3rd



The Mental Health Association Oklahoma is proud to present the 23rd Annual Zarrow  Mental Health Symposium - Challenging Injustice and Discrimination. Hosted at the Cox Business Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma on October 5th & 6th, the Association invites you to participate in one of the premier mental health conferences in the United States. Together with over 800 attendees from across the country, the Symposium will explore the ways in which systemic injustice and discrimination, enforced through policy and interpersonal actions, have substantial impacts on mental health and can result in trauma, distress, and varying mental health concerns such as anxiety, depression, addiction, substance abuse, and post-traumatic stress disorder. To learn more about the 2017 Symposium, including sponsorship opportunities and more, please visit 
www.zarrowsymposium.org . Be sure to sign up for conference news and updates, including announcements regarding conference registration, group discounts, featured speakers, and more.

Funding Opportunities
(listed in chronological order of deadlines)    
 
Education and health: New frontiers.
Funder: National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Deadline: June 5, 2017
The goal of this funding opportunity announcement is to support research that will further elucidate the pathways involved in the relationship between education and health outcomes and in doing so to carefully identify the specific aspects and qualities of education that are responsible for this relationship and what the mediating factors are that affect the nature of the causal relationship.  
 
 
Improving outcomes for disorders of human communication.
Funder: National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Deadline: June 5, 2017
The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to improve the health outcomes for individuals with deafness and other communication disorders through effectiveness and health services research in the NIDCD mission areas of hearing, balance, smell, taste, voice, speech and language.
 
Public policy effects on alcohol, marijuana, and other substance-related behaviors and outcomes. 
Funder: Department of Health and Human Services; National Institutes of Health (NIH) Deadline: June 5, 2017
This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages applications to conduct research on the effects of public policies on health-related behaviors and outcomes associated with alcohol, marijuana, and other substances. The purpose of the FOA is to advance understanding of how public policy may serve as a tool for improving public health and welfare through its effects on behaviors and outcomes pertaining to alcohol and other drugs. This FOA is intended to support innovative research to examine policy effects that have the potential to lead to meaningful changes in public health. Research projects that may be supported by this FOA include, but are not necessarily limited to: causal analyses of the effects of one or multiple public policies; evaluations of the effectiveness of specific public policies as tools for improving public health through their effects on alcohol-, marijuana-, and other substance-related behaviors and outcomes; and research to advance methods and measurement used in studying relationships between public policies and alcohol-, marijuana-, and other substance-related behaviors and outcomes.
 
Fulton and Susie Collins Foundation 
Deadline:
Rolling   
The Fulton and Susie Collins Foundation primarily supports nonprofit organizations in the Tulsa, Oklahoma area. The Foundation's areas of interest include: children and youth; Christian churches and organizations; education; the environment; health, including medical research; and social services. Types of support include general operating and project support.

For more information,
call Suzanne Collins Hentschel at (918) 748-9860 OR send letters of inquiry to 2200 S. Utica Pl., Suite 420, Tulsa, OK 74114.
  
Stephen E. and Shelley S. Jackson Family Foundation 
Deadline: Rolling
The Stephen E. and Shelley S. Jackson Family Foundation primarily supports nonprofit organizations in the Tulsa, Oklahoma area. The Foundation's areas of interest include: arts and culture; children and youth; community development; education, including higher education; health; and social services. Types of support include general and project support.
 
For more information, call Stephen Jackson at (918) 481-6366 OR send letters of inquiry to 6655 S. Lewis Ave., Suite 222, Tulsa, OK 74136.
   
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