Keeping Kids Hydrated During Sports Season

It's almost that time of year again - back to school! This hectic time in August is a frenzy for parents trying to plan back to school activities, school shopping for clothes and supplies, and enrollment. When you are signing your kids up for sports activities, be sure to remember one very important tip - keep them hydrated! Dehydration is one of the biggest dangers in kid's sports.

Reminder for Data Collection Best Practices Guiding Questions & Introducing the Training & Technical Assistance Providers

DVP is excited to announce that we have recently contracted with Ashley Wilson, MPH of AKWilson Consulting and Mozhdeh Bruss, PhD, MPH, RD of Alarus Development International, LLC who consult together to provide evaluation and non-profit development. Major areas of expertise for this team include community-based projects, public health, social support services, domestic violence evaluation, youth prevention program evaluation, and community mapping. This evaluation team will provide training and technical assistance to DVP-funded organizations on evaluation topics and the implementation of MOVERS, so this is also a reminder to complete the Data Collection Guiding Questions Discussion and the anonymous survey!

Supporting Reproductive Health Webinar Recording & Update on Health Resources

RCT Webinar.PNGIn May 2019, DVP announced free health and wellness resources for DVP-funded organizations including a Reproductive Coercion Toolkit, First Aid Kits, and Web Cams. DVP has put together these kits and will distribute them to funded organizations in August and September at trainings, site visits, and via snail mail.

To know more about how to use the Reproductive Coercion Toolkits, Violence Free Colorado hosted a “Supporting Reproductive Health in DV Programs” webinar in partnership with Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

Completing Required ACRTI Activities in the FFY19 Statement Of Work

ACRTI Cover.PNGAs a reminder, DVP-funded organizations must complete at least two activities related to the ACRTI deliverables in the FFY19 Statement of Work: 

  1. One or more staff will attend an ACRTI-themed training
  2. One or more staff will review a DVP ACRTI Benchmarks document

The Year-End Narrative (which is due October 31, 2019) will ask each organization to attest to having completed these activities.