Dr. JoAnne Malloy, research associate professor, recently received $2.4M from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) for Building Futures Together. The newly funded program will prepare 98 paraprofessionals in healthcare and school settings to provide specialized enhanced care coordination to children, youth, and their caregivers whose parents are impacted by opioid use disorders (OUD) and other substance use disorders (SUD).
DURHAM, NH - The Institute on Disability at the University of New Hampshire has been awarded a $2.5 million grant from the US Department of Education-Office of Postsecondary Education to create greater access to post-secondary education for young adults with an intellectual disability (ID).
Dear NH-ME LEND Community,
East Hanover, NJ - November 6, 2020 - October's job numbers showed small changes for Americans with and without disabilities, according to today's National Trends in Disability Employment - Monthly Update (nTIDE), issued by Kessler Foundation and the University of New Hampshire's Institute on Disability (UNH-IOD). Although people with disabilities have remained engaged in the labor market, the ongoing effects of the pandemic and uncertainty about continued federal aid are major concerns as the year draws to a close.
This virtual training will train school-level leadership teams on how to establish Tier 1 “Universal” systems for behavioral health and wellness. Teams will learn how to organize their learning community to include diverse school and community voice, create a positive school-wide system, align multiple efforts and resources, and create a coherent, consistent, and positive environment for all students.