Trainings

Trainings

State Title V Needs Assessment Practice

URL 1: http://www.amchp.org/AboutTitleV/Resources/Documents/Needs%20Assessment%20BInder.pdf

Date Developed: 12/08/2008. Source: 14th Annual Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Conference. Presenter(s): Donna Petersen, ScD; Dr. William Sappenfield; Donna Petersen; Dr. Michael Kogan. Type: Conference Archive. Level: Advanced. Length: Series; various lengths.

Annotation

“State Title V Needs Assessment Practice” was presented as a two-day workshop at the 14th Annual Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Conference in 2008. In order to allow users to view the presentations as they relate to specific topics and skills, key segments are described individually below. Special guidance for locating the applicable materials in the videos and slides is provided as the video links appear for different days, and the videos overlap speakers.

Presentation One:

Donna Petersen, ScD gives a brief history of Title V Block Grants including the current state of the program and explores the special relevance of needs assessment in MCH. Her presentation covers the role of and sources for data, the role of values, stakeholder involvement and the intersections between needs assessment, planning, resource allocation, performance measurement and evaluation.

Length: 77 minutes

Presentation Two:

Dr. William Sappenfield describes the components and types of needs assessments and shares lessons he learned from his experiences in South Carolina. Specific strategies and tools are illustrated. A series of case study exercises are presented to guide the audience in their thinking about how to approach health problems in their states and communities.

Length: 1 hour and 35 minutes

Presentation Three:

Donna Petersen presents on determining and implementing actions to address needs assessment findings. She explores the opportunities and challenges associated with organizational and programmatic change.

Length: 30 minutes

Presentation Four:

Dr. Michael Kogan demonstrates how to use the information collected from the National Survey of Children’s Health and National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs, on the Data Resource Center website.

Length: 20 minutes

Special Instructions

Scroll to desired presentation. Click on "Video" to view presentation. Click on "Slides" to view PowerPoint. To view Day 2 of conference Click Here. Point.http://webcast.hrsa.gov/conferences/mchb/mchepi2008/Training_2.htm

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