ORR webinar: Tips on Mitigating Suicide Clusters

Training: Tips on Mitigating Suicide Clusters
ORR and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Webinar will introduce the cluster concept, present postvention tips that can mitigate suicide clusters, and provide strategies for responsible communication to the refugee community after a suicide.  The webinar is limited to 100 participants so sign on early.
Login address: http://hhs.adobeconnect.com/refugeehealth
Audio access phone number: 866-758-6769
Passcode: 5418006
August 8, 2013  from 1:00- 2:15 pm ET

NIH Stigma research grant

Funding Opportunity: Research to Characterize and Reduce Stigma to Improve Health
National Institutes of Health
Promotes research addressing the health-related aspects of stigma, including the etiology and perpetuation of stigma; its impact on physical and mental health, well-being, life course development, and aging; its influence on health behaviors and on use, access to, and quality of received healthcare services; its contribution to health disparities affecting vulnerable demographic groups; and intervention strategies to reduce health-related stigma.
Open date (earliest submission date): September 16, 2013

Behavioral Health Integration CLAS

Training: Improving Quality and Access to Integrated Care for Racially Diverse and Limited English Proficiency Communities
SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions
Webinar to inform, educate and train community-based behavioral health and/primary care organizations and practitioners in culturally and linguistically competent integrated care delivery models with the goal of reducing health disparities.  Topics will include behavioral health approaches in primary care settings and the new CLAS standards.
July 16, 2013 from 2:00-3:30 pm ET

Making Children’s Mental Health Services Successful- Organizational Cultural Competence

Resource: Making Children’s Mental Health Services Successful- Organizational Cultural Competence
University of South Florida, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, Research & Training Center for Children’s Mental Health
Findings from a review of cultural competence assessment tools designed for use at the organizational level. The study aimed to identify and describe measurable organizational factors that lead to cultural competence in organizations and are therefore associated with increasing service accessibility for racially/ethnically diverse children with serious emotional/behavioral disorders.