NTACT:C – Mental Health Webinar & Grant Opportunities

Transition Services & Contemporary Mental Health Related Issues and Approaches

June 8

2 – 3 PM (Eastern)

This webinar is the second in a series exploring issues that can impact the mental health of individuals who have reached the developmental period associated with transition services. The content of this specific presentation will include a discussion of topics to include anxiety, depression, suicidal ideation, and self-harm; school violence; social media; partnering with families; and supporting friends secondary to their own mental health.


NEW! Activities for Underserved Populations.

The Department of Education (Department) is issuing a notice inviting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2023 for Activities for Underserved Populations Program, Assistance Listing Number 84.315C, to make awards to minority entities and Indian Tribes to conduct research, training and technical assistance, and related activities to improve services under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (Rehabilitation Act), especially services provided to underserved populations.

Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy announced the availability of $1.5 million in funds to support the first year of a cooperative agreement for the operations of a policy development center focused on advancing employment opportunities and outcomes for disabled youth. The department anticipates the availability of $7.5 million in funds for a five-year budget period, subject to federal fund availability at $1.5 million per year. This cooperative agreement will continue the work of the Center for Advancing Policy on Employment for Youth, created in 2019 to improve employment outcomes for youth and young adults with disabilities by helping states expand their delivery of youth services and strengthening workforce systems.

ODEP, in partnership with ETA, will host a webinar for prospective applicants on June 6th at 2:30 pm to 4 pm. Register here. 

The Center for Innovative Training in Vocational Rehabilitation (CIT-VR) funded by the U.S. Department of Education – Rehabilitation Services Administration (DOE-RSA) invites you to participate in a web-based electronic anonymous survey addressing Vocational Rehabilitation Professionals’ beliefs about Long COVID. The survey will be available through December 31, 2023.

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