Continuation Grants – Innovation and Emerging Health Issues 2013 – 13C

Agency LogoProgram DescriptionTarget BeneficiariesGrant Award
ChangeInActionChange in Action, Inc.
Behavioral Management for Health Relationships
Behavioral management training for family members to increase life/social skills that will increase protective factors and decrease risk factors within the home environment and will enhance healthy child physical and emotional development
Families and individuals in the Potomac Health Foundation’s service area$168,020
ManassasMidwiferyManassas Midwifery
Improving Birth and Early Childhood Outcomes through Centering Health Care
Manassas Midwifery seeks to expand its Centering Pregnancy® program. We are committed to offering high quality, culturally competent care for our community’s most vulnerable women.
Low-income women living in the Dumfries/Triangle area have fewer options in prenatal care, and we believe group care will improve birth outcomes.$96,480

Prince William County Public Schools
PWC School of Practical Nursing
A world-class human patient simulation laboratory enables graduating nursing students to increase their skills' proficiency and limit the amount of orientation hours needed to train new nurses. Having competent graduating students in the workforce will help decrease the nursing shortage. Decreasing the nursing shortage will allow for increased competent nurses taking care of patients in the Potomac Health Foundation service area.
The target population will be student nurses attending the Prince William County School of Practical Nursing and school nurses affiliated with the Prince William County Office of Student Health.$33,235