Thursday, November 16, 2017

The Great American Smokeout- Nov 16

banner image for GASO 2017 that says "When Trying to Quit Smoking, Support Can Make All the Difference. #GASO"Every year, on the third Thursday of November, smokers across the nation take part in the American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout event. 
Encourage someone you know to use the date to make a plan to quit, or plan in advance and then quit smoking that day. By quitting – even for 1 day – smokers will be taking an important step toward a healthier life and reducing their cancer risk.

Thinking of quitting tobacco? Go to

Apply to be a YHEMOP Summer 2018 Placement Site

Youth Health Equity Model of Practice (YHEMOP) Summer 2018 Placement Site Application is currently open and will be closing on December 7th, 2017.

As part of YHEMOP, OMH supports the placement of Health Equity Fellows (students enrolled in higher education studies) to assist in meeting the needs of diverse organizations by completing short-term health equity projects. For more information, please see the attached factsheet that describes the YHEMOP Placement Site experience and requirements.

Application Information
The deadline to submit an application to become a YHEMOP Placement Site is December 7th, 2017.  The application is attached and can also be accessed on our website . To submit the application, please go to and follow the directions to upload your application.

For more information on the YHEMOP Program please visit  or email us at

Connect the Dots Event: Sharing Community and Provider Resources

Bring Stress Sensitivity Training to Your School

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

UDOH Position - Laboratory Technician II - Toxicology

Department of Health has a recruitment open for the following position:

Laboratory Technician II-Toxicology 

This is a full-time, career service position with benefits.
Requisition #   13680
Closes:   11/15/2017 at 11:59 pm MST 

In order to be considered for an interview for these positions, you will need to apply on-line at  If you have not done so already, you will need to create a job seeker account.    

Job Opportunity

Victim Support Coordinator: Salt Lake County Children's Justice Center
$17.46 an hour
JOB SUMMARY - This position provides services to child victims of crime and non-offending family members. Provides crisis and support services to clients. Helps children and families understand and participate in the investigative and criminal justice process. Coordinates multi-agency response to child abuse and facilitates teamwork protocols. Coordinates case review meetings for criminal justice and protective action. Assists in providing training to professionals and public. Provides data and evidence specialist duties to include evidence collection, data entry, tracking, and data reports.
  • B.S. Degree from an accredited college or university in a related field (Sociology, Social Work, and Criminology, Psychology, Crimimal Justice, or other closely related field).
  • 1 year experience working with children or youth.
  • 1 year experience working with the public
  • Due to the nature of this position, the successful applicant must pass a required criminal and child abuse background check.
Preference will be given to candidates with the following:
  • Spanish speaking
  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or University in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology or other counseling related field.
Find details and apply here

24/7 Dad: Free event to support Fathers

24/7 DAD

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM MST

Granite Community Center
2500 South State Street
Salt Lake City, Utah 84115 

Registration is required. Must be 18 or older to attend. 

Session Dates: January 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, & 30th

This is a FREE 5-session course for fathers and father-figures, filled with activities to increase their capacity in caring for themselves, their children, and their relationships. 

Food Provided at each Session.  *The first session is required for enrollment and incentive eligibility. If you would like to attend the course but are unable to attend the first session, or have any questions, please contact Richard at 801-641-0378 or Healthy Relationships Utah.

Funding for this project was provided by the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Grant: #90FK0072. These services are available to all eligible persons, regardless of race, gender, age, disability, or religion.