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Using the Evidence-Based Public Health Framework to Move Policy Forward . Year Developed: 2011. Source: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials. Presenter(s): Dr. Ross Brownson. Type: Webcast. Level: Introductory. Length: 20-25 minutes.

Annotation: In this training, Dr. Borwnson presents the seven-stage evidence-based public health (EBPH) framework and how it can inform evidence-based policies. Dr. Brownson is a Professor of Epidemiology at Washington University in St. Louis. Dr. Brownson is the author of six books and over 280 peer-reviewed articles. His books include Chronic Disease Epidemiology and Control, Applied Epidemiology, Handbook of Obesity Prevention, Communicating Public Health Information Effectively: A Guide for Practitioners, and Evidence-Based Public Health. yyy

Learning Objectives: • Understand how the seven-stage EBPH framework can inform evidence-based policies. • Learn how to enhance evidence based public health through the EBPH framework.

Special Instructions: This course provider requires additional registration and/or a fee outside of TRAIN. Click on the 'Go to Step 2 of Registration' button to add this course to 'My Learning' and proceed to the course provider's website.

Leadership and Advocacy: Trends and Challenges in Maternal and Child Health. Year Developed: 2011. Source: South Central Public Health Partnership. Presenter(s): Michael Fraser, PhD. Type: Video Lecture. Level: Introductory. Length: Self-paced. Troubleshooting Tips for South Central Public Health Partnership Courses

Annotation: In 1935, Title V of the Social Security Act established a federal-state partnership to address the needs of the maternal and child health population. Over the years, though changes have occurred, Title V remains the oldest federal program dedicated to the health of all mothers and children. Strong leadership and advocacy skills are critical to the program’s success. Program faculty discussed national trends in maternal and child health, national leadership for MCH, current challenges and opportunities, and future directions. *NOTE: This course was originally delivered as a satellite broadcast.

Learning Objectives: • Describe maternal and child health leadership and current challenges and opportunities. • Discuss leadership and the importance of advocacy. • Present applications of maternal and child leadership in current practice settings. • Provide ideas and suggestions for future directions of Title V Maternal and Child Health Programs in light of the Affordable Care Act.

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Continuing Education: Certificate of Attendance; CEUs: Nursing 1.5 hours, Social Work 1.5 hours

State Title V Needs Assessment Practice . Year Developed: 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

Rapid Needs Assessments Methodology: Rapid Needs Assessments Online Training 2. Year Developed: 2007. Source: Center for Public Health Preparedness (University of North Carolina). Presenter(s): Morgan Johnson, MPH; Steve Ramsey, RS; Mark Smith, PhD. Type: Online Course. Level: Introductory. Length: 10 minutes.

Annotation: This presentation gives an overview of methodology behind Rapid Needs Assessments and the recent improvements made to this methodology.

Learning Objectives: • Describe Rapid Needs Assessment Methodology. • Discuss the use of an RNA after Hurricane Wilma. • Discuss recent advances in methodology.

Continuing Education: 0.5 Certificate of Attendance

Advanced Program Evaluation. Year Developed: n.a.. Source: New York City, Long Island, Lower Tri-County Public Health Training Center. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Online Course. Level: Advanced. Length: 45 minutes.

Annotation: This online course allows learners to take on the role of a staff member at the Middleton County Health Department tasked with helping to develop an evaluation plan for an obesity-prevention program recently launched in Middleton County. Using the CDC Program Evaluation Framework, learners will connect each step of the framework with a section of the evaluation plan, going into detailed discussion about: incorporating stakeholders, logic models and evaluation questions in the process; characteristics of different research designs for evaluation and considerations for choosing an appropriate design; options for data collection methods and sampling; and thinking through threats to validity. Additionally, the learner will review strategies for conducting rigorous evaluations within constraints of budget, time, and resources.

Learning Objectives: • Appreciate that a comprehensive evaluation plan addresses a program logic, stakeholders, evaluation questions and evaluation design. • Assess advantages and limitations of evaluation designs, including randomized, quasi-experimental and pre-post designs. • Appraise and compare options for data collection methods, measures and sampling strategies. • Identify and address associated threats to validity. • Identify strategies for addressing budget, time, data and political constraints in evaluation practice.

Special Instructions: Prerequisites Through prior training or experience, trainees are expected to have some background knowledge of the following topics: Social science research methods Logic models Stakeholders Process and outcome evaluation Evaluation questions CDC Framework for Program Evaluation in Public Health

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