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Maternal and Child Health Welfare Programming in the U.S.: Past and Present. Year Developed: 2011. Source: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Presenter(s): Holly Grason, MA. Type: Narrated Slide Presentation. Level: Introductory. Length: 40 minutes. PDF of presentation slides

Annotation: During this lecture, Holly Grason describes welfare programs in the U.S. She begins with a discussion of the instruments for providing public welfare benefits, and the history of the welfare benefit evolution in the U.S. She then highlights the introduction of the TANF in the 1990s and covers the key features of the act.

Learning Objectives: • Provide a broad perspective on the meanings and vehicles of welfare. • Consider historical contexts. • Describe current formulation of a block grant for welfare.

Maternal and Child Health "System" Organization: Maternal and Child Health Policy Context. Year Developed: 2011. Source: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Presenter(s): Holly Grason, MA. Type: Narrated Slide Presentation. Level: Intermediate. Length: 47 minutes. PDF of presentation slides

Annotation: In this presentation, Holly Grason explains the organizational and funding structure for Maternal and Child Health (MCH) system. Ms. Grason begins with an overview of the basic characteristics of the US Health Care System, including the private/public coverage mix. She goes on to highlight the organization of the MCH “System” and its influence on health care and health services.

Learning Objectives: • Describe the "organization" of public programming for maternal and child health (MCH) populations. • Discuss major historical forces shaping MCH. • Discuss the array and sequence of MCH-related legislation.

Maternal and Child Health "System" Organization: Ideas, People, Events/Context, and Fundamental Questions. Year Developed: 2011. Source: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Presenter(s): Holly Grason, MA. Type: Narrated Slide Presentation. Level: Introductory Intermediate. Length: 47 minutes. PDF of presentation slides

Annotation: In this presentation, Holly Grason explains the organizational and funding structure for Maternal and Child Health (MCH) system. Ms. Grason begins with an overview of the basic characteristics of the US Health Care System, including the private/public coverage mix. She goes on to highlight the organization of the MCH “System” and its influence on health care and health services.

Learning Objectives: • Describe the "organization" of public programming for maternal and child health (MCH) populations. • Discuss major historical forces shaping MCH. • Discuss the array and sequence of MCH-related legislation.

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. Level: Intermediate. Length: Self-paced.

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

The History of Public Health Informatics: Where Do We Go from Here?. Year Developed: n.a.. Source: South Central Public Health Partnership. Presenter(s): Nir Menachemi, PhD, MPH . Type: Online Course. Level: Introductory. Length: Self-paced.

Annotation: What is public health informatics (PHI)? Simply put, PHI is a sub-field of public health. Program faculty will journey through the evolution of public health informatics and describe how key events over the past decade have contributed to development and utilization of many computerized systems that support public health practice. Special focus will be given to major PHI applications including syndromic surveillance. Emerging (e.g., geographic information systems, text-messaging) and future (e.g., social networking, public health information exchange) PHI applications will also be discussed.

Learning Objectives: • Discuss how the sub-discipline of public health informatics has evolved over time. • Describe how health information technology (HIT) can be used to enhance public health practice. • List potential ethical, social, and political issues associated with the development of HIT applications for public health purposes.

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Continuing Education: Certificate of Attendance

Developing a Repository of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health (MCH): Past, Present and Future Voices. Year Developed: n.a.. Source: Association of Teachers in Maternal and Child Health. Presenter(s): Donna Peterson. Type: Video. Level: Introductory Advanced. Length: 3 minutes.

Annotation: This oral history, focused on interview with Dr. Donna Peterson was produced by the Harrel Center at the University of South Florida's College of Public Health and funded by the Association of Teachers of Maternal and Child Health (ATMCH) as part of their Innovative Teaching Award, lays the framework for MCH in this country. A total of 11 videos, each under 5 minutes, outline the following topics: (1) Title V History, (2) The Importance of MCH, (3) Leadership Skills, (4) Models of Title V Service Delivery, (5) Using Data, Life Course, and the Role of MCH, (6) Changes in MCH Departments, (7) What Makes a Well-Run Health Department, (8) Coalitions, (9) Interpersonal Relationships, (10) Advocacy for Child Health, and (11) Lessons Learned. Each video is followed by related learning opportunities from the MCH Navigator course catalog.

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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.