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Contextualizing Guidance Workbook. Year Developed: 2016. Source: National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools. Presenter(s): Elizabeth Alverex, MD, MPH; John Lavis, MD, MSC, PHD. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Intermediate. Length: 70 minutes. presentation slides

Annotation: The Contextualizing Guidance Workbook can help professionals consider factors from the broader health system and political system so you make the most appropriate policy recommendations and decisions.

Using Quality Improvement Tools to Uncover the Root Causes of Health System Issues. Year Developed: 2015. Source: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs. Presenter(s): Amanda Cornett MPH; Donna Lindemulder MA; Kori Flower MD MPH; Pat Bailey LMSW. Type: Video. Level: Advanced. Length: 78 minutes.

Annotation: ​​This presentation from the 2015 AMCHP conference focuses on the use of QI tools, such as a fishbone diagram, impact matrix and Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA) cycles, to identify and address root causes of health system issues. It also demonstrates how QI tools for root cause analysis have been used by state Title V programs in the National MCH Workforce Development Center.

Partnering in the Title V Block Grant Process. Year Developed: 2015. Source: National Center for Family Professional Partnerships. Presenter(s): Nora Wells, Lisa Maynes, Pip Marks, Joni Bruce, Diana Autin. Type: Video. Level: Advanced. Length: 64 minutes. List of training webinars

Annotation: Title V needs family involvement to strengthen the Block Grant. In this webinar, a panel of family leaders from three states--California, Oklahoma, and Vermont--shared their organizations' involvement in the Block Grant process and detail their paths to partnership with their state Title V, sharing tips and lessons learned along the way for building this important relationship. The list of training webinars provides a link to the slides and 5 handouts for this presentation.

Orientation to the State Systems Development Initiative Minimum/Core Dataset Implementation Guide. Year Developed: 2015. Source: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau. Presenter(s): Mary Kay Kenney; Dina Dickerson. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Intermediate. Length: 60 minutes.

Annotation: This DataSpeak provided an orientation to the newly-developed and pilot-tested State Systems Development Initiative (SSDI) Minimum/Core Dataset Implementation Guide. The guide was created to support states in applying uniform standards to the development of the Minimum/Core indicators and included all Minimum/Core Dataset measures, data elements, data sources, procedures, and a recording mechanism. This orientation webinar included a high-level mapping of the Guide, Workbook, and Lookup Table contents, as well as a review of the instructional, data access, and recording processes.

Learning Objectives: • Define the purpose of the Guide. • Describe the major components of the Guide, the Workbook and Lookup Table. • Explain how to follow the instructions to get the required data in the Guide and record it in the Workbook. • The general overview presented in this webinar is a preview for a more in-depth presentation scheduled for the AMCHP Conference in January 2016.

Special Instructions: DataSpeak uses a number of different technologies. To get the most out of the information, please review the technical requirements at

Medicaid and CHIP Fundamentals. Year Developed: 2015. Source: National Health Policy Forum. Presenter(s): Chris L. Peterson, MPP. Type: Video. Level: Intermediate. Length: 51 minutes.

Annotation: This lecture covers the background of the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission, explains how Medicaid and CHIP work independently and together. Topic covered include the statutory and program administration of the program (what are the federal and state roles), eligibility (who is covered), benefits and cost sharing (what is covered), and payment and financing issues (how much is covered). The lecture concludes with selected, real-life policy issues.

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Building Evidence to Improve the Structure, Governance and Funding of Local Public Health Through Practice-Based Research Networks . Year Developed: 2015. Source: n.a.. Presenter(s): Justeen Hyde and Jennifer Kertanis. Type: Webinar. Level: Intermediate Advanced. Length: 50 minutes. TRAIN Link

Annotation: Are there better ways to organize, finance and deliver local public health services? Join us for a presentation of “real world” studies of local health departments in states of Connecticut and Massachusetts, two states with highly decentralized public health systems, that explore just that question. Learn about how practice-based research networks (PBRNs) are bringing together researchers and practitioners across the nation to identify strategies that work to maximize population health impact, cost effectiveness and health equity of public health systems.

Learning Objectives: • Describe the primary objectives of Public Health Systems and Services Research. • List at least three reasons why local health departments should be interested in the work of PBRNs. • Recognize how findings from CT and MA PBRN studies could be used to impact. • Recall how local health departments can learn more about PBRN research or participate in PBRN studies.

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Life of a Benchmark or Benchmarks for Real Life. Year Developed: 2013. Source: Northwest Center for Public Health Practice. Presenter(s): Kathleen Anger, PhD. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Introductory. Length: 58 minutes.

Annotation: State and tribal Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) programs are required to measure program processes and participant outcomes for 35 constructs categorized into six benchmark topic areas. Programs must show improvement in at least 50% of the construct measures within at least four of the benchmark areas. This webinar examines lessons learned from Oregon’s MIECHV experience and principles that can be used for selection and use of performance measures. By stepping through the entire process from measure selection and definition, through data collection and analysis, and interpretation and use of measures in continuous quality improvement (CQI), the webinar illustrates the interconnection of the steps in the process, intended and unintended consequences of each step, and the balance between data goals and program goals.

Learning Objectives: • Describe at least 3 examples of how decisions made at one stage of designing and using performance measures can affect quality and efficiency at other stages. • State at least 3 actions to take or to avoid when designing performance measures, data collection processes, and continuous quality improvement programs (CQI).

Changing Paradigms in Maternal and Child Health: Innovative Lessons from the Life Course. Year Developed: 2012. Source: Alabama Department of Public Health and the Alabama Public Health Training Center. Presenter(s): Cheri Pies, MSW, DrPH; Bina Shrimali, MPH. Type: Video Course. Level: Intermediate. Length: 82 minutes.

Annotation: Beginning with a brief presentation of the life course perspective and its associated key terms and concepts. Dr. Cheri Pies explains topics such as early programming, the cumulative impact of stress in the environment, and the role of life course initiatives in reducing risk and increasing protective factors to change health trajectories over a lifetime. Bina Shrimali then describes, using practical examples, how the health department in Alameda County, California uses life course concepts to address persistent health disparities and enable families to live healthy, productive lives. She presents the Building Blocks for Health Equity Program and the priority-setting process they underwent, and together with Dr. Pies, shares lessons learned that can be applied to life course projects in diverse settings. The module ends with a question and answer period, where the presenters provide further guidance on topics such as accessing data, managing and sustaining projects, engaging partners, families, and students, and inspiring innovation. Viewers learn how to operationalize life course concepts to create practical, day-to-day programs and incorporate the perspective into practice.

Learning Objectives: • Discuss the history and process of the application of the Life Course approach to the Maternal and Child Health field. • lllustrate how factors over a lifetime can impact health, particularly in relation to birth outcomes. • Describe activities in Alameda County, California related to the Life Course Initiative. • Identify potential collaborative relationships or partnerships to address health inequities in MCH.

Special Instructions: To access the video, scroll down on the landing page to the “View Program” gray box and choose a player to open the presentation. [Note: Need Real Player or Windows Media Player to watch].

Continuing Education: Continuing Nursing Education credits are available. Individuals must watch the program in its entirety, complete the evaluation, and upload forms to the appropriate organization within two years of the date of the presentation.

In Brief: The Foundations of Lifelong Health. Year Developed: 2011. Source: Center on the Developing Child (Harvard University). Presenter(s): Jack P. Shonkoff, MD; Tom Boyce; Bruce S. McEwen, PhD; Bernard Guyer, MD, MPH; David R. Williams. Type: Video. Level: Introductory. Length: 7 minutes.

Annotation: This video and pdf fact sheet of the "InBrief" series explains why a vital and productive society with a prosperous and sustainable future is built on a foundation of healthy child development. This video summarizes findings from The Foundations of Lifelong Health Are Built in Early Childhood, a report co-authored by the National Scientific Council on the Developing Child and the National Forum on Early Childhood Policy and Programs.

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