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Systems Mapping Video Series. Year Developed: 2021. Source: National MCH Workforce Development Center. Presenter(s): Jessica Cohen, MSW. Type: Video. Level: Introductory. Length: 5 minutes each.

Annotation: ​​​​​The five minute System Mapping Video S​eries introduces nine system mapping tools in brief 2-5 minute videos. While there are many system m​apping approaches available, this series specifically highlights those approaches that the National MCH Workforce Development Center has found the most useful as Title V (or other public health) leaders work to address wicked system problems. These high-level introductory videos are designed to help learners become familiar with each approach and what a resulting "map" might look like.

Learning Objectives: Understand the components of: • Causal Loop Diagramming • Circle of Care • Concept Mapping • The Five R's • Network Mapping • Process Flow Diagramming • Simulation • System Support Maps • Whole System Mapping

Strengthening Skills For Health Equity: Oregon Title V. Year Developed: 2021. Source: National MCH Workforce Development Center. Presenter(s): Nurit Fischler. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Intermediate. Length: 20 minutes.

Annotation: This video describes Oregon's MCAH Title V equity work as part of the National MCH Workforce Development Center's Strengthening Skills for Health Equity Skills Institute held remotely in March 2021. Ms. Fischler describes the Oregon Strategic Goal to eliminate health disparities by 2030 through public health modernization, a state health improvement plan, their governor's racial justice task force, current legislation to declare racism as a public health crisis, and a commitment to address inequities made more visible through the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mindfulness as a Support for Healing Conversations and Actions Toward Social Justice and Equity. Year Developed: 2021. Source: National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health. Presenter(s): Rhonda V. Magee, JD. Type: Webinar. Level: Introductory. Length: 60 minutes.

Annotation: From personal to structural, racism may be understood as an endemic public health threat with crisis-level effects. Mindfulness practices, originating from numerous cultures and spiritual traditions, are an active area of scientific investigation for health and other benefits. Mindfulness is often studied for its internal effects in individuals. However, many important research questions remain underexplored. For example, how might mindfulness practices be applied to disrupt bias and minimize racism’s harms? How might the science of mindfulness be directed toward further exploring their external, interpersonal, and systemic effects? Rhonda V. Magee, J.D., professor of law, long-time mindfulness teacher, scholar of contemplative education, and practitioner of mindfulness, delivered the 2021 Stephen E. Straus Distinguished Lecture in the Science of Complementary Therapies. Professor Magee described some of the research on how mindfulness has been shown to help us, for example, increase our emotional resilience; address fears, anxieties, and other emotions; choose how we will respond to injustice; and change unhelpful habits. She also discusses an exciting new area of study: focusing on external mindfulness and its effects as individuals interact with others, their environments, and the array of challenges facing us all.

Advancing Equity and Justice by Connecting Evaluation to Strategy. Year Developed: 2021. Source: Community Science. Presenter(s): Kien Lee, Anand Dholika. Type: Webinar. Level: Introductory. Length: 60 minutes.

Annotation: This webinar will share lessons learned about how to successfully get your Strategy and Evaluation teams to work together to create effective feedback loops. What typically gets in the way – Tradition. Threat to strategy team. Level of effort. Institutional norms.

Social Determinants of Health: Challenges and Opportunities in Rural America. Year Developed: 2020. Source: Rural Health Research Gateway. Presenter(s): Jan Probst, PhD. Type: Webinar. Level: Introductory. Length: 60 minutes. direct you tube link

Annotation: Social determinants of health are defined by the World Health Organization as "the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work, and age". For rural populations, many of these elements are less favorable than within urban areas. Building on work conducted by the Rural and Minority Health Research Center, this presentation reviews some of the key elements associated with health across rural White and minority populations, such as education, income, and health facility availability.

Learning Objectives: • Learn to define key terms around SDOH and rural ameria • Describe rural disparities • Understand how to plan a way forward

Child Health Care Transformation and Early Childhood Policy: Opportunities for Impact and Equity. Year Developed: 2020. Source: InCK Marks. Presenter(s): Martha Davis, Elisabeth Burak, Mayra Alvarez, Melissa Bailey, Karen Howard, Joan Lombardi. Type: Webinar. Level: Intermediate. Length: 77 minutes.

Annotation: This webinar includes a discussion around child health care transformation opportunities in Medicaid and CHIP. Opportunities for federal leadership in transforming child health is also addressed.

Sources and Utilization of Secondary Data for MCH Research. Year Developed: 2019. Source: Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Division of Research. Presenter(s): Alek Sripipatana, PhD, MPH; Russell Kirby, PhD, MS, FACE. Type: Webinar. Level: Intermediate. Length: 60 minutes.

Annotation: Emerging public health challenges require timely, multidimensional and evidence-based resources from Maternal and Child Health (MCH) programs, policy, and practice. Without sufficient data, it is difficult to address key and emerging MCH issues. The HRSA/MCHG R40 MCH Secondary Data Analysis Research Program (MCH SDAR) funds studies using existing publicly available, national datasets to examine new research questions and test new hypotheses with the potention for intervention.

Learning Objectives: • Identify data sources for MCH and health services research. • Explore the strengths and weaknesses of utilizing secondary datasets in MCH research. • Learn how to access and utilize HRSA's Uniform Data System (UDS) and other surveillance data for MCH research.

Policy 101 Learning Bundle. Year Developed: 2019. Source: MCH Navigator. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Interactive Learning Tool. Level: Introductory. Length: Self-paced.

Annotation: Self-Assessment data gathered by MCH Navigator staff have shown that knowledge and self-efficacy surrounding the policy-making process is the least understood of the 12 MCH Leadership Competencies. To address this need, we have pulled together these 10 learning opportunities represent some of the most relevant and/or recent online trainings in the field and have been chosen based on their ease of access, focus, brevity, and their integration with principles necessary to advance the transformation of the MCH Block Grant. Trainings have been identified by MCH Navigator staff and further vetted by a group of MCH experts in the states and in academic settings.

MCH Needs Assessment Toolkit. Year Developed: 2019. Source: National MCH Workforce Development Center, AMCHP, and the MCH Navigator. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Interactive Learning Tool. Level: Introductory Intermediate Advanced. Length: Self-paced.

Annotation: This training toolkit focuses on learning opportunities and practical tools for use by the Title V workforce in understanding and implementing needs assessment, including community partnerships, data, program monitoring and evaluation, policy analysis, and principles of public health. It was developed by a collaboration of the National MCH Workforce Development Center, AMCHP, and the MCH Navigator.

A New Approach to Assessing Family Engagement in Health Care Systems. Year Developed: 2019. Source: Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health. Presenter(s): Beth Dworetzky; Nanfi Lubogo; Susan Chacon. Type: Webinar. Level: Intermediate. Length: 60 minutes.

Annotation: Health care providers, payers, and systems serving children, youth and families increasingly focus on family engagement as a strategy to improve health care delivery, enhance consumer and provider satisfaction, and reduce costs. Assessing how well an organization or agency is engaging families is a critical step in achieving these goals. A recent issue brief from Family Voices, A Framework for Assessing Family Engagement in Systems Change, proposes four domains of family engagement – representation, transparency, impact and commitment. Join us as we explore this framework, share models of success and discuss common barriers to incorporating meaningful family engagement in systems-level initiatives. It is recommended that attendees read the issue brief prior to the event.

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This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UE8MC25742; MCH Navigator for $180,000/year. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.