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IIHHS engages students in career preparation by promoting scholarship, providing interprofessional learning experiences, and connecting our campus with communities through innovative programs that advance quality of life.

Youth Igniting Change

Youth Igniting Change

Youth Igniting Change: Breaking Gender Stereotypes. Office on Children and Youth's Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program Youth Camp

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Healthy Families Programs Complete Self Study

Page and Shenandoah Counties Healthy Families programs received full approval for national re-accreditation.

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Youth and Parent Summit

Youth with disabilities from across the Commonwealth meet to network and discuss issues of importance to youth and young adults with disabilities.

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Going to Medical School

Left to right: Selamawi ("Selam") Tilahun, Linsey Clarke, Afia Ukor, Michelle Amaya, Kim Okafor

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Early Childhood Workshop

Dr Cheryl Thompson-Stacy, President of Lord Fairfax Community College and a member of the Council for Children's Success met with the Early Childhood Workgroup to discuss early childhood education issues in our region.

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Gus Bus Summer Family Literacy Nights

Families had fun reading the Lorax and making Lorax mustaches

 

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JMU Students Care for Caregivers
04/29/2016
JMU student team placed first in the Lindsay Institute sponsored the "Caring for the Caregiver Hack: Advancing Caregiver Health Through Innovations" in downtown Richmond from March 18-20, 2016 bringing home $5000 prize.

Innovative Collaboration
01/19/2016
Counseling and Psychological Services is pleased to announce a new and innovative collaboration with Harrisonburg-Rockingham Free Clinic to integrate behavioral health services into the primary care health practice for patients of the free clinic.

Promotores De Salud Graduation
01/19/2016
On Saturday, October 24, 2015, the Promotores de Salud program held a ceremony for its nine new graduates. The graduates completed a 40 hour basic health education training, with classes held each Saturday for 10 weeks, commencing in August.

Future Forward
01/19/2016
Future Forward is a pilot program serving 25 Spanish speaking 5th and 6th grade limited English proficient students in Harrisonburg City Schools through year round advocacy and supplemental educational support.

Youth and Parent Summit
01/19/2016
The Youth and Parent Summit is a two-day event held each June and sponsored by the Virginia Department of Education and the Partnership for People with Disabilities.

Mission

The Institute for Innovation in Health and Human Services (IIHHS) engages students in career preparation by promoting scholarship, providing interprofessional learning experiences, and connecting our campus with communities through innovative programs that advance the quality of life.

Vision

We will be a nationally recognized model for university, student and community engagement dedicated to improving the human condition.