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Resiliency: Tips and Tricks on How to Keep Staff Morale High. Year Developed: 2016. Source: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs. Presenter(s): Kris Risley, PhD. Type: n.a.. Level: Intermediate Advanced. Length: n.a..

Annotation: Success of an organization/department depends on the employees who work there. The morale among staff must be high to have high performing staff. Sometimes when organizational changes occur, the morale can go down. For this webinar, Kris Risley, Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago provided tips and tricks to keep staff morale high by using appreciative inquiry and positive questions to bring out the best of the organization/department/team. Dr. Risley also discussed the importance of emotional intelligence and the impact you have on your organization/department.

Engaging Senior Leadership in Your Quality Improvement (QI) Work. Year Developed: 2016. Source: National Institute for Children's Health Quality and Public Health Quality Improvement Exchange. Presenter(s): Megan Johnson MSc, Ty Kane MPH. Type: Webinar. Level: Intermediate Advanced. Length: 61 minutes.

Annotation: Even in cases when leaders are supportive and enthusiastic, the right tools and proper framing of the work can lead to higher engagement, which can result in a successful, long-term change. This webinar recording provides strategies to engage senior leaders in quality improvement work.

Your Brain on Conflict: Manage Your Stress, Improve Your Productivity, and Effectively Lead. Year Developed: 2015. Source: GovLoop. Presenter(s): Ken Buch. Type: Video Lecture. Level: Introductory. Length: 50 minutes.

Annotation: Why is it so much harder to make a decision in the afternoon? Why did you suddenly remember the name of your client you’ve been trying to recall all day? Why did you completely erupt at your spouse when he asked you what you want to eat for dinner? Ken Buch, an Adjunct Faculty and Executive Coach at the University of Maryland Office of Executive Programs, explains the physical effects of your brain experiencing conflict. The course comprises an overview, 15 lessons, and a post-course survey.

Learning Objectives: • Why meaning-making, complex decision-making, and strategic thinking are so difficult late in the day. • How you convert experiences into long term memory. • Why social pain is actually more detrimental than physical pain. • What causes someone to “snap” and lose control. • What conditions you need in order to facilitate change. • How to employ specific strategies to minimize your limbic arousal.

Continuing Education: GovLoop is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.

A Public Health with Impact: The Path to What Works. Year Developed: 2014 est.. Source: National Association of County and City Health Officials. Presenter(s): Brandie Adams-Piphus, MPH. Type: Podcast. Level: Introductory. Length: 12 minutes.

Annotation: Brandie Adams-Piphus, MPH, NACCHO Senior Program Analyst, describes the role of the health department in advancing evidence-based public health and helpful resources. This podcast increases local health officials' awareness of their role in using evidence-based public health practice to prevent chronic disease and keep people healthier.

Learning Objectives: • Define evidence-based public health and the role of the LHO in evidence-based public health. • Describe how NACCHO’s Framework for Evidence-Based Decision Making and Planning can help you carry out your role in evidence-based public health. • Utilize tools and resources that can help you put NACCHO’s Framework for Evidence-Based Decision Making and Planning into practice.

Diversity and Succession Planning. Year Developed: 2013. Source: University of Minnesota School of Public Health. Presenter(s): Sue Plaster, MEd. Type: Webcast. Level: Introductory. Length: Self-paced. List of all courses

Annotation: This workshop is designed to prepare participants as leaders in their respective public health organizations to both prepare for and take part in structured leadership presentations and conversations about their succession plans. The format of the training and exercises show the participants how to integrate workforce and leadership diversity into each step of their activities. The workshop components include an overview of succession planning with mini-exercises to try out the concepts, explanation of a seven-step succession and diversity presentation method, a review of how staff development activities tie to succession planning work, introduction of templates for succession planning, and a deep dive into the methods for integrating diversity and cultural competence work into succession analysis.

Learning Objectives: • Learn the purpose, terminology and basic methods of succession planning. • Understand methods, approaches and templates for a succession planning and talent review process that integrates diversity into the conversation. • Learn practices that improve diversity sourcing, recruitment and retention. • Discuss how to best integrate workforce diversity status and health equity assessment into succession planning work. • Understand the benefits of linking planning and diversity and have concrete ideas how to do so for their respective organizations.

Special Instructions: To access this course, you first need to create an account.

Continuing Education: 0.4 CEU/CE

Changing World of Work: Are You Changing Too?. Year Developed: 2012. Source: Alabama Public Health Training Network, Alabama Department of Public Health. Presenter(s): Marty Martin, PsyD, MPH. Type: Video. Level: Intermediate Advanced. Length: 90 minutes. Slides

Annotation: This video combines an interview format with a presentation. A handout of the presentation slides is available for download. The presenter describes the ways in which workplaces are changing in general, in health care, and in public health. He emphasizes the need for employees to anticipate and prepare for the effects of these changes on career trajectories. He recommends ways that employees can position themselves to remain valuable to their organizations and effective in new contexts, by identifying aspects they can control, taking action, and leveraging their unique gifts and talents. He discusses the need to develop a “career insurance plan,” being strategic about acquiring new skills and creating opportunities for career security and advancement. Dr. Martin puts all of these issues in the context of the public health workplace, describing new career opportunities related to the Affordable Care Act and regionalization, other scenarios that could affect the careers of public health professionals in the near future, and use of the core public health functions to frame career plans. Finally, he talks about maintaining commitment and energy by cultivating a positive perspective and creating happiness.

Learning Objectives: • Identify the trends in the changing world of work. • Leverage your unique gifts and talents to seize the opportunities of the changing world of work and mitigate the risks. • Position your career to make a difference in the lives of your organization and others.

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].

What is Epidemiology in Public Health?. Year Developed: n.a.. Source: Northwest Center for Public Health Practice. Presenter(s): Victoria Holt, PhD, MPH, RN. Type: n.a.. Level: Introductory. Length: 45 minutes.

Annotation: This module describes the role of epidemiology in public health. It begins with a definition of epidemiology, as well as an introduction to the difference between descriptive and analytic epidemiology. Next, it describes the core concepts that define epidemiology, as well as a brief history of the field. The module also covers determinants (agent, host and environment), and describes the most common uses of epidemiology in the field of public health: surveillance, disease investigation, and community health assessment, screening, and intervention programs. Learning is reinforced using SIDS as an example, providing short exercises during the lecture, and requiring participants to complete a final assessment.

Learning Objectives: • Describe the components of the definition of epidemiology. • Recognize and explain basic epidemiologic concepts, principles, and terms. • List and describe six examples of the use of epidemiology in public health practice.

Special Instructions: Registration to the Northwest Center for Public Health Practice is required. Look to the right of the screen and click "Register in PHLearnLink".

Continuing Education: Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) credits are available.

Time Management: Your Time, Your Priorities Your Choice. Year Developed: n.a.. Source: University of Minnesota School of Public Health. Presenter(s): Jolene Shouman. Type: Online Course. Level: Introductory. Length: 90 minutes. Link to all online trainings.

Annotation: This self-paced online module aims to increase personal awareness of time management practice and present tools and techniques to enhance the ability to minimize stress. The course includes managing external and internal “time thieves” as well as examples of how to address necessary tasks and concerns. Tools to help alleviate challenges in task prioritization conclude the presentation. A workbook to complete module activities and help create a daily work inventory is included.

Learning Objectives: • Identify their current time management strengths and opportunities for development. • Recognize tasks over which they do and don't have control. • Set priorities for managing their schedules and time. • Apply time management principles, tips and tools in their daily roles. • Commit to actions that will improve time management practices and minimize time-related stressors.

Special Instructions: Registration to the University of Minnesota School of Public Health is required. For new users Click Here to register. Scroll down to "Time Management: Your Time, Your Priorities Your Choice". (https://cpheo1.sph.umn.edu/login/?desturl=https%3A%2F%2Fcpheo1%2Esph%2Eumn%2Eedu%2FMCLPH%2FIntroEpi%2Easp)

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