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The MFP is an initiative staffed by ANA with funding from SAMHSA, making fellowships available to ethnic and racial psychiatric nursing students who are enrolled full time in an accredited master’s/doctoral nursing program.
HEALTH AND WELLNESS
This week’s recommended Health and Wellness Activity
HEALTH DISPARITY RELATED ARTICLES
Improving Behavioral Health Services in the Time of COVID-19 and Racial Inequities (opens new window)
The emergence of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), coupled with the increasing awareness of racial inequity in the United States, as sparked by the killing of George Floyd at the hands of police officers, has led to a moment of reckoning regarding health inequities in the United States. This reckoning has also helped to shine a light on structural racism and Read more (opens new window)
After Denying Care to Black Natives, Indian Health Service Reverses Policy (opens new window)
The Indian Health Service announced this week that Black Native Americans in the Seminole Nation, known as the Freedmen, will now be eligible for health care through the federal agency, which previously denied them coronavirus vaccinations and other care. R (opens new window)ead more (opens new window)
What to know about gender bias in healthcare (opens new window)
Gender bias is a type of prejudice that favors one gender over another. Gender is based on how someone identifies, while sex refers to biological characteristics, such as genitalia. People can have biases about both sex and gender. Often, these biases overlap. Read more (opens new window)
Latest Data on COVID-19 Vaccinations Race/Ethnicity (opens new window)
The CDC reports demographic characteristics, including race/ethnicity, of people receiving COVID-19 vaccinations at the national level. As of October 30, 2021, CDC reported that race/ethnicity was known for Read more (opens new window)
MFP/ANA ANNOUNCEMENTS & UPCOMING EVENTS
Dr. Bounds has joined a group of scholars at a new center at the University of California Irvine (UCI) campus dedicated to addressing environmental justice. The UCI Program in Public Health’s Center for Environmental Health Disparities Research (CEHDR) will accomplish its mission through community-based research and promotion of equitable environmental health policies locally and nationally. Read more (opens new window)
November 16, 2021 at 2:30pm/ET. Webinar will highlight real world examples of behavioral health service providers using the National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services and the Behavioral Health Implementation Guide. Register here (opens new window)
December 11, 2021. A Virtual Interactive Training Created For PMH Nurses. Nurses will learn to apply the first suicide prevention competencies developed for psychiatric-mental health RNs to your practice. Register by November 29. Learn more and Register here. (opens new window)
November 8, 2021. Facebook live event featuring Dr. Teresa Brockie, assistant professor and her research team as they discuss Little Holy One, her research intervention currently under way in Montana, and more research being conducted at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing in service to Native American communities. Learn more (opens new window)
Applications for the SAMHSA Minority fellowship program at ANA FY 2022-2023 are open! Eligible psychiatric nurses pursuing master's or doctoral degrees in mental health and substance use disorders to provide direct care, research, education, and health advocacy to minority and underserved populations across the life span are encouraged to apply. Learn more
Applications are open for all American Psychological Association (APA) MFP fellowships, including the Interdisciplinary Minority Fellowship Program
(IMFP) nursing discipline
at ANA! The deadline to apply is January 15, 2022. Click here (opens new window)
to learn more and to apply.
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