Institute on Disability Receives Opportunity Grant from New Hampshire Endowment for Health
“DURHAM, N.H. - The Institute on Disability (IOD) at the University of New Hampshire has been awarded a $10,355 Opportunity Grant by the Endowment for Health to fund the Needs Assessment Workshop on Health and Safety Training for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.
Funding from the Endowment for Health will support the work of the New Hampshire Occupational Health Surveillance Program, in partnership with the Labor Occupational Health Program at the University of California Berkeley, to conduct a needs assessment on the application of the NIOSH Staying Safe at Work (SSAW) curriculum for workers with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) in New Hampshire. Stakeholders from vocational rehabilitation programs, occupational health and safety, and nonprofit organizations working with the IDD community will come together to learn about the SSAW training model and to seek feedback on capacity, implementation, and evaluation. This initial project is part of a larger grant proposal submitted to NIOSH to fund a full implementation and evaluation of the curriculum among these key stakeholders in the state.”
- Mental Health
- Institute on Disability (IOD), University of New Hampshire