Before school, after school and on weekends, homeless youth in Southern Nevada often find themselves in vulnerable situations, frequently without access to basic needs such as food, hygiene and shelter, and susceptible to harsh weather during the summer and winter months. To provide a safe place during these at-risk hours, the nonprofit Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth … [Read more...] about Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth Expands Drop-In Center Hours and Emergency Shelter Beds to Help Youth During At-Risk Times — Grant helps NPHY expand services as homeless youth population grows —
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Reno – The Honorable John J. Romero, Jr. has accepted an appointment on the National Advisory Committee on the Sex Trafficking of Children and Youth in the United States. The Committee advises the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Attorney General on practical and general policies concerning improvements to the nation’s response to … [Read more...] about The Honorable John J. Romero Jr. Appointed to the National Advisory Committee on the Sex Trafficking of Children and Youth in the U.S.
New Technical Assistance Guide Intended to Improve Outcomes for Children and Families Facing FASD Reno – The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) has released a new guide to assist judges and the legal community in understanding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD). The Guide helps legal professionals respond to individuals within the court who … [Read more...] about The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) Assists Legal Professionals with Understanding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)
New online degree program is first competency-based program to focus on 21st century healthcare policies and processes Reno and Las Vegas – Western Governors University (WGU) is now accepting applications for a new online master’s degree program aimed at preparing professionals for senior leadership roles in healthcare. Developed in collaboration with a distinguished group … [Read more...] about WGU Launches Master’s Program for Integrated Healthcare Management
(Reno, Nev.) – The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) received a total of $10.3 million, a 29 percent increase from the previous year, in new and continuing grants during the fiscal year ending in 2014. The NCJFCJ, based on the University of Nevada, Reno campus, is devoted to ensuring justice and improving outcomes for families and children in courts … [Read more...] about NCJFCJ Receives $10.3 Million to Improve Outcomes for Children and Families Nationwide in 2014
Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada Hosts Groundbreaking Event for Clinic in Downtown Las Vegas Groundbreaking ceremony for VMSN’s new downtown Las Vegas clinic. Members of the community are invited to attend and receive information about the project. [Read more...] Wells Fargo Invests in Southern Nevada through Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance's 'Engage Southern … [Read more...] about Groundbreaking for Downtown Las Vegas Clinic; Wells Fargo Invests in Southern Nevada; Home Prices Holding Steady
By: Patricia Egan Daehnke & Kristin Marker The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ("ACA"), enacted by Congress in 2010, has been the subject of heated political debate since it was passed. Determined to be constitutional in 2012 by the U.S. Supreme Court, states are now faced with the challenge of incorporating the federal health care mandates into existing state … [Read more...] about The Business and Practices of Medicine Post the Affordable Care Act: What Challenges Lie Ahead for Nevada