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Change Management. Year Developed: 2018. Source: National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Interactive Modules. Level: Introductory. Length: Self-paced.

Annotation: This online learning module from the National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools (NCCMT) provides public health leaders with an overview of areas to consider when planning organizational change.

Learning Objectives: • Learn about a model for organizational change • Discover tools that can be used for organizational assessment • Develop knowledge and skills in planning organizational change • Learn about strategies for implementing organizational change • Become familiar with process, structure and outcome indicators and their measurement

Special Instructions: Locate the module for 'Change Management' at the bottom of the list of all trainings.

Working With Adult Allies. Year Developed: 2017. Source: Family Voices and Autistic Self-Advocacy Network. Presenter(s): Savannah Logsdon-Breakstone. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Introductory Intermediate. Length: 63 miunutes.

Annotation: Savannah Logsdon-Breakstone from the Autistic Self-Advocacy Network explores how youth self-advocates and adult allies can collaborate effectively. What works best? What are the pitfalls to avoid? What makes a good ally? What can you do if things go wrong? Learn all this and more, from an advocate who has been on both sides of the table. A video and slides are available.

Collaboration and Communication in Healthcare: Principles of Interprofessional Practice. Year Developed: 2016. Source: University of California, San Francisco, Interprofessional Education Program. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Online Course. Level: Intermediate Introductory. Length: Series; varying lengths..

Annotation: Interprofessional collaborative practice is key to safe, high quality, accessible, patient-centered care. This course aims to introduce health professions learners to the fundamental principles and skills for effective interprofessional collaborative practice. This course is comprised of five modules consisting of 6-10 segments each. The five modules are available to be used consecutively or as stand-alone content. Module 1: What’s it all about? Introducing core interprofessional education concepts. (7 videos) Module 2: Who is on my team? Understanding the roles and abilities of different health professions. (6 videos) Module 3: How will our work get done? Understanding task distribution, accountability, and communication. (8 videos) Module 4: How do we tackle challenges? Conflict management and negotiation. (9 videos) Module 5: How can we work together? Leadership and membership in teams. (10 videos)

Learning Objectives: • Explore the benefits of interprofessional collaboration for patients and providers. • Discuss some of the forces that are moving healthcare towards greater interprofessional collaboration. • Describe the roles and scope of practice for different healthcare professionals Introduce key skills to enhance communication, collaboration and conflict management. • Explore team leadership and membership.

Leading in Changing Times Webinar Series. Year Developed: 2014. Source: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs. Presenter(s): Karen Trierweiler, Valerie Ricker, and Stephanie Wrightsman-Birch. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Intermediate Advanced. Length: Series, various lengths (approximately 45 minutes each). AMCHP landing page with additional webinars and resources

Annotation: In working to improve the lives of women, children and families, leadership is an essential role for maternal and child health (MCH) programs. Leaders must have a vision, take initiative, influence people, solve problems, and take responsibility in order to make things happen. And, whether or not they have a formal title, everyone is engaged in the process of leadership. Likewise, everyone can develop their leadership effectiveness. AMCHP’s efforts to strengthen the capacity of the MCH community to engage in the leadership process recognize that leadership development is a process, not an event. The Leading in Changing Times Series is an initiative launched by AMCHP as part of their larger efforts to support a diverse, effective and competent workforce in state and territorial MCH programs. The Leading in Changing Times Series is a year-long, three-part series of webinars blending principles of key leadership theory with real-world stories from senior-level MCH leaders. These 45 minutes leadership “conversations” are designed to share leadership ideas and inspiration through a 20 minute presentation and 25 minute discussion. The three webinars consist of: (1) Great Leaders are Great Decision-Makers: The Importance of Decisiveness; (2) Leading Change: The Challenge of Change; and (3) Leaders with a Vision: The Ability to See Beyond the Present.

Learning Objectives: 1. Great Leaders are Great Decision-Makers: The Importance of Decisiveness • Explore the elements of decision making in public health leadership theory. • Understand the benefits of having a defined approach to prioritizing among many concerns and issues. • Learn concrete strategies and examples that they can use to prioritize maternal and child health efforts in their state. 2. Leading Change: The Challenge of Change • Learn six characteristics of effective change. • Understand the difference between managing and leading change. • Identify opportunities to support or lead change within their organization. • Identify opportunities to practice strategies shared in the webinar. 3. Leaders with a Vision: The Ability to See Beyond the Present • Describe three skills of strategic leadership. • Identify opportunities to create a shared vision within their organization. • Identify opportunities to practice strategies shared in the webinar.

Transformational Leadership: Women Lead the Way. Year Developed: 2012. Source: CityMatCH. Presenter(s): Linda Tarr-Whelan. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Intermediate Advanced. Length: 42 minutes.

Annotation: This webinar describes the importance of women in leadership roles and as change agents, why it matters for women to be 30% of the leadership, how other countries are ahead of the United States, what women can to to transform leadership, and how women can prepare themselves to be leaders.

Maternal and Child Health Course Bundle: Management. Year Developed: 2012. Source: University of Alabama at Birmingham Maternal and Child Health Leadership and Policy Education Program and the South Central Public Health Training Center. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Online Course. Level: Intermediate. Length: 420 minutes. Troubleshooting Tips for South Central Public Health Partnership Courses

Annotation: Good management skills are important in any profession and maternal and child health is certainly no exception. In fact, in a recent survey almost 50 percent of state Maternal and Child Health and Children with Special Health Care Needs program directors identified management skill development as a top three training need for their staff members. The current climate of budget reductions and staffing changes highlights the need for strong management skills that can keep MCH programs running efficiently and motivate workers to perform at their highest levels.

Special Instructions: To access the course bundle, click on the link and scroll down to the “Management” section on the landing page. Click the “Here” buttons for more information or to enroll in the courses. Registration to the South Central Public Health Partnership is required. For new users it will take one weekday to receive an access email. If you are registered in TRAIN, login using that username and password. Click on “Certificate Programs,” click on “View all Available Certificates,” and select “Maternal and Child Health Course Bundle: Management.”

Maternal and Child Health Course Bundle: Leadership. Year Developed: 2012. Source: University of Alabama at Birmingham Maternal and Child Health Leadership and Policy Education Program and the South Central Public Health Training Center. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Online Course. Level: Introductory. Length: Self-paced. Troubleshooting Tips for South Central Public Health Partnership Courses

Annotation: Leadership development is an important topic in any profession and maternal and child health is no exception. In fact, in a recent survey nearly 60 percent of state Maternal and Child Health and Children with Special Health Care Needs program directors identified leadership skill development as a top three training need for their staff members. Given the aging work force and the potential for significant numbers of retirements over the next few years, thoughtful preparation of junior level staff to assure they are ready to assume leadership roles in the future is critical to the continued success of Title V programs. This bundle consists of 12 courses covering community partnerships, succession planning, diversity leadership, advocacy, strategic planning and systems approaches, collaboration, and advanced leadership and practice.

Special Instructions: To access the course bundle, click on the link and scroll down to the “Leadership” section on the landing page. Click the “Here” buttons for more information or to enroll in the courses. Registration to the South Central Public Health Partnership is required. For new users it will take one weekday to receive an access email. If you are registered in TRAIN, login using that username and password. Click on “Certificate Programs,” click on “View all Available Certificates,” and select “Maternal and Child Health Course Bundle: Leadership.”

Continuing Education: Continuing education credits for nurses and social workers are available for some courses

Succession Planning for Public Health Agencies. Year Developed: 2011. Source: South Central Public Health Partnership. Presenter(s): Peter M. Ginter, PhD; W. Jack Duncan, PhD. Type: Narrated Slide Presentation. Level: Introductory. Length: 120 minutes. Troubleshooting Tips for South Central Public Health Partnership Courses

Annotation: In this course, the instructors discuss the public health workforce shortage as well as succession planning, a key element in addressing that shortage. The presentation begins with an overall view of the current state, challenges, and consequences of the public health workforce shortage. The presenters stress the importance of leadership and leadership succession and discuss an efficient and effective approach to succession planning in order to build a leadership pool. In addition, the benefits of and keys to success for successful succession are reviewed.

Learning Objectives: • Understand the current state, challenges and consequences of the public health workforce shortage. • Understand the importance of leadership and leadership succession in public health. • Describe an efficient and effective approach to succession planning to build a leadership pool. • Understand the benefits of and keys to success for successful succession planning.

Special Instructions: Registration to the South Central Public Health Partnership is required. For new users it will take one weekday to receive an access email. If you are registered in TRAIN, login using that username and password. Click on "Course Offerings" and search for "Succession Planning for Public Health Agencies". [Note: videos may not be compatible with Macs]

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.

Mastering the Roles of Supervision. Year Developed: 2007. Source: New York City, Long Island, Lower Tri-County Public Health Training Center. Presenter(s): Unknown. Type: Online Course. Level: Introductory Intermediate Advanced. Length: 180 minutes.

Annotation: This self-paced course provides an introduction to the Competing Values Framework (CVF) for leaders and supervisors. The course is divided into two modules. The first module introduces CVF and the various roles of a supervisor. The second module addresses the issue of skill mastery. Several interactive learning strategies are employed in order to help participants apply the material to their current work. This course helps participants to prioritize their roles as a supervisor, reflect on their skills and challenges, and develop an action plan for skill mastery and personal growth. The course also provides a robust resource list of websites, documents, and books.

Learning Objectives: • Describe the competing values framework. • Identify the eight potentially conflicting roles played by supervisors. • Prioritize roles most appropriate for a supervisor to employ given a situational challenge. • Describe the five steps to mastery. • Assess personal challenges, identify areas for further development and develop a plan for change. • Describe the importance of self knowledge and assessment in understanding the impact of one's behavior on others.

Special Instructions: Registration in TRAIN is required. Enter course id (1018038) into “Search By Course ID” box. On the next page, click on the “Registration” tab and then on “Go to Step 2 of Registration.” Select the appropriate registration status button (on right) on this next screen and complete a quick registration form. Select “Enroll” (top of page) to launch the course.

Continuing Education: 3 CHES; 3 CME’ 3 CNE Contact Hours

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