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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.

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.

Working “Upstream” to Prevent Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). Year Developed: 2018. Source: Children's Safety Network. Presenter(s): Joanne Klevens, Vicky Roper, and Jim Vetter. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Intermediate. Length: 60 minutes.

Annotation: In this interactive webinar, Dr. Joanne Klevens, an epidemiologist at CDC, explored what ACEs are, their prevalence, their inequitable burden on low-income adults and people of color, and their impact on health and life opportunities. She introduced the World Health Organization’s (WHO) framework for addressing social determinants of health inequities and examined how CDC has used this framework to move its efforts “upstream.” Dr. Klevens presented the evidence around policies that hold the potential to prevent ACEs and the importance of “narrative” to reduce inequities. Vicky Roper, M.Ed., Director of the Kansas Children’s Service League, described how the Kansas Essentials for Childhood project is utilizing the CDC’s “Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect: A Technical Package for Policy, Norm, and Programmatic Activities” as a framework to move work addressing ACEs upstream. She also shared examples of Kansas’ advocacy, media, messaging, education and awareness, and evaluation efforts. Ms. Roper discussed Kansas’ work to foster family-friendly work environments, which can help to reduce ACEs. The webinar was moderated by Jim Vetter, Ed.M., of Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC).

Learning Objectives: • Understand what ACEs are, their prevalence, their inequitable burden on low-income adults and people of color, and their impact on health and life opportunities. • Be introduced to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) framework for addressing social determinants of health inequities • Gain experience in interpreting the evidence around policies that hold the potential to prevent ACEs and the importance of “narrative” to reduce inequities.

Opioids and Early Adversity: Connecting Childhood Trauma and Addiction. Year Developed: 2018. Source: National Conference of State Legislatures. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Video. Level: Introductory. Length: 60 minutes.

Annotation: Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are potentially traumatic events, such as abuse or neglect, that can have negative, lasting effects on health and well-being. This webinar explores the connection between ACEs and the opioid epidemic. Speakers discuss how ACEs can affect later substance misuse, including the intergenerational impacts on families. Experts and legislators will highlight potential policy options and innovative state strategies.

Learning Objectives: • Understand the connection between ACEs and the opioid epidemic. • Learn examples of how ACEs can affect later substance misuse, including the intergenerational impacts on families. • Gain knowledge on how to employ potential policy options and innovative state strategies.

MCH Policy and Advocacy: A Focused Look. Year Developed: 2018. Source: University of Illinois at Chicago. Presenter(s): Arden Handler, DrPH. Type: Video. Level: Intermediate. Length: 75 minutes total, broken up into 10 short videos.

Annotation: This learning opportunity was recorded from the 2018 policy and advocacy lecture that Dr. Handler presented to her class at the University of Illinois at Chicago. It is divided in 10 short videos for ease of engagement. In the presentation, she outlines key advocacy components, the difference between case and class advocacy, and a review of policy and advocacy through the history of MCH. She explains current trends and the need for ongoing education and advocacy at national, state, and local levels. It concludes with current advocacy laws and a summary of the topic grounded in the current public health environment.

Learning Objectives: • Understand the strategic differences between advocacy and community organizing/community empowerment strategies. class issues, compromise, internal vs. external agents of change, and the difference between advocacy from the left and from the right. • Be able to to connect women and children's topics when advocating for services and discusses using children as a population group to address broader issues of social justice. • Synthesize the differences of case and class advocacy. • Become familiar with the history of advocacy related to MCH. • Understand how the advocacy process works. • Be able to use strategies in three main categories to advance MCH topic areas. • Be able to develop a plan to follow current lobbying laws appropriately.

Adverse Childhood Experiences: Trauma-Informed Strategies and Student Well-Being. Year Developed: 2018. Source: Corwin: A SAGE Publishing Company. Presenter(s): Ricky Robertson. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Introductory. Length: 60 minutes.

Annotation: This webinar focuses on a whole-staff approach to foster resilience in both students living with Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the professionals who work with them in America's rural, suburban and urban schools.

Learning Objectives: • Understand the gaps in data when addressing ACEs. • Acquire knowledge and tools to treat ACES as an equity issue. • Learn the whole-staff, multi-tiered systematic approach for addressing ACEs.

Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences. Year Developed: 2017. Source: National Conference of State Legislatures. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Video. Level: Introductory. Length: 55 minutes.

Annotation: Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are potentially traumatic events that can have negative, lasting effects on health and well-being of children. These experiences range from physical, emotional, or sexual abuse to parental divorce, economic hardships, or the incarceration of a parent or guardian. Multiple ACEs can lead to potentially negative consequences of riskier behavior and poorer health outcomes. This session helps legislators understand the impact of ACEs and policy options and strategies that support families and children’s health and well-being. Hear from a state that is tackling ACEs across child welfare, health and other policies.

Learning Objectives: • Understand the range of ACEs. • Be able to translate the impact of ACEs into policy options and stategies. • Learn from a state example.

The “Value” in Value-based Purchasing and Value-based Insurance Design for MCH Populations. Year Developed: 2016. Source: National MCH Workforce Development Center. Presenter(s): Meg Comeau MHA. Type: Webinar. Level: Advanced. Length: 63 minutes.

Annotation: This webinar describes value based purchasing, presented by Meg Comeau, the Co-Principal Investigator for the Catalyst Center.

Policy in Perspective: The Changing Role of Public Health in a Post-ACA Era. Year Developed: 2016. Source: Mathematica Policy Research. Presenter(s): Christopher Trenholm, Judy Bigby. Type: Podcast. Level: Introductory. Length: 6 minutes, 17 seconds.

Annotation: A key role of public health agencies has been to help fill gaps in health care access by providing medical services to the uninsured and underinsured. But with more individuals gaining access to comprehensive coverage through the Affordable Care Act (ACA), programs focused on providing public medical services can now redirect resources to strengthen their other public health functions. In conjunction with National Public Health Week, this podcast, featuring Mathematica Senior Vice President and Director of Health Research Christopher Trenholm and Senior Fellow Judy Bigby, discusses the changing role of public health programs in an era of health care reform.

How to Enhance your State's Performance Management for the Title V Block Grant. Year Developed: 2016. Source: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs. Presenter(s): Gina Febbraro. Type: n.a.. Level: Intermediate. Length: n.a..

Annotation: Gina Febbraro, Colorado's MCH Performance Improvement Consultant, describes how Colorado's MCH Team created a culture of quality improvement and integrating performance management and quality improvement principles and practices into their state and local MCH efforts. Ms. Febbraro also discusses how Colorado's previous five-year focus on policy change, infrastructure development, and resource alignment provided a foundation for these efforts.

Learning Objectives: • Identify the key components of Colorado's planning infrastructure that provided a foundation for performance management. • Describe why performance management is important to priority implementation and achieving outcomes. • Discuss three change management strategies that were essential in promoting a culture of performance management.

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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 $225,000/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.