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More than Money: The Keys to Achieving Long-Term Sustainability. Year Developed: 2013. Source: National Healthy Tomorrows Technical Assistance Resource Center at the American Academy of Pediatrics. Presenter(s): Kevin D. Monroe. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Intermediate Advanced. Length: Webinar 1: 65 minutes; webinar 2: 50 minutes; webinar 3: 66 minutes; webinar 4: 70 minutes.

Annotation: This four-part webinar series focuses on providing the public health community with practical knowledge on sustainability based on Mr. Monroe's "fundamental principles and practices to promote program sustainability" -- Results, Resources, and Relationships. These webinars are meant to apply broadly to Healthy Tomorrows projects and can be extrapolated to other Title V programs. Webinars include: (1) How to Package, Promote, or Re-Purpose Outcomes as Results; (2) Strategies for Sustaining Vital Program Resources; (3) How to Mine, Map, and Mobilize Relationships for Sustainability; and (4) How to Implement your Sustainability Plan. Sponsored in part by the U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau.

Learning Objectives: Webinar 1: How to Package, Promote, or Re-Purpose Outcomes as Results: • Identify four key sustainability strategies related to Healthy Tomorrow outcomes and results. • Recognize that not all outcomes are equal and the three types of high-impact outcomes. • Consider ways to package and promote existing outcomes to garner the attention of potential supporters and investors. Webinar 2: Strategies for Sustaining Vital Program Resources: • Identify four key sustainability strategies related to Healthy Tomorrow resources. • Describe an asset-based approach to resource development. • Consider options for implementing a relationally rich approach to resource development. Webinar 3: How to Mine, Map, and Mobilize Relationships for Sustainability: • Identify three key trends. • Consider ways to mine, map, and mobilize grantees' sustainability networks. • Analyze the level of involvement of key stakeholders and partners in sustainability network. Webinar 4: How to Implement your Sustainability Plan: • Understand the virtuous cycle of results, resources, and relationships • Identify essential elements necessary for effective team approaches to sustainability planning. • Evaluate the progress of your sustainability planning efforts.

Quality Improvement Quick Guide Tutorial. Year Developed: 2010. Source: Public Health Foundation. Presenter(s): Public Health Foundation . Type: Online Course Video. Level: Introductory. Length: 30 minutes.

Annotation: The problem solving steps of Plan, Do, Check and Act (PFCA) are the focus of this tutorial. An STI case example is used to explore and frame this model in detail. Quality Improvement in Public Health is defined as well. Optional audio-only, slides-only or video are available to complete the tutorial via the learner’s preference. A knowledge assessment is available for personal evaluation.

Learning Objectives: • Identify quality improvement (QI) tools in the Public Health Foundation’s online resource centers. • List the main problem solving steps of Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA).

Building and Supporting Teams (Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Leadership Skills Development Series Module 3). Year Developed: 2008. Source: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Women’s and Children’s Health Policy Center. Presenter(s): Holly Grason, MA. Type: Online Course Video. Level: Intermediate Advanced. Length: 204 minutes.

Annotation: Module 3 of the MCH Leadership Skills Development Series starts with a 30 minute lecture by Holly Grason who discusses the importance of teams in the public health field. She continues by noting the roles, dynamics and leadership styles that can occur in both effective and ineffective team settings, and addresses issues with engaging consumers in team settings and organizational climate. Lastly, the lecture focuses on the differences between dialogue and debate. The module includes video clips with corresponding discussion questions and exercises, finalizing with a self-assessment and individual plan.

Learning Objectives: • Appreciate the different functional (as opposed to professional) roles teams members play. • Draw from their and their colleagues’ experiences to identify effective and ineffective team dynamics. • Understand the role of leadership in fostering an organizational climate that empowers and inspires people.

Heartland Centers: Quality Improvement and Evaluation. Year Developed: n.a.. Source: Missouri Institute for Community Health, Kansas TRAIN. Presenter(s): Marty Galutia. Type: Online Course Video. Level: Introductory Intermediate. Length: 45 minutes.

Annotation: This interactive module helps learners understand the basics of evaluative thinking in the context of process evaluation by addressing the differences between asking questions, gathering data, analyzing data and implementing change. The tutorial details the 4 steps in process evaluation, using a video example from a real health department’s processes.

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Continuing Education: A completion certificate will be awarded if you receive 70% or higher on the course quiz.

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