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The Power of Questions. Year Developed: 2015. Source: GovLoop. Presenter(s): Carol Goldsmith. Type: Video. Level: Introductory. Length: 15 minutes.

Annotation: You can never ask a dumb question, right? While that saying might stand true, you can always ask a better question after a little preparation. Carol Goldsmith, a renowned career coach, makes certain the daily questions you ask will have outcomes that define goals, clarify thinking, and deepen understanding on your topics of discussion. The course comprises an overview and introduction; lessons on what makes a good coaching question and high-quality coaching questions.

Learning Objectives: • Describe the power of questions, why they are an essential tool in coaching and what constitutes a “high quality coaching session”. • List and describe the types of high quality coaching questions – closed and judgmental vs. curious and open-ended, and wordy vs. elegant. • Discover ten ways to improve your questions and conduct better coaching sessions.

The Power of Listening. Year Developed: 2015. Source: GovLoop. Presenter(s): Carol Goldsmith. Type: Video. Level: Introductory. Length: 30 minutes.

Annotation: Have you ever wondered how well you actually listen? Improve how you receive important information, and put your past knowledge to the test as author and discovery coach, Carol Goldsmith, breaks down the levels of active listening and shares tips on how to retain exactly what your client wants you to hear. The course comprises an overview and introduction; lessons on how we listen, the levels of listening, intentional listening, and hearing aids; and a post-course survey.

Learning Objectives: • Why listening is vital to successful coaching. • The common barriers to effective listening. • How to listen intently and intelligently. • How to use Carol’s “Hearing Aids” for better listening .

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.

The MCH Navigator Online Self-Assessment Tool for the Title V Workforce. Year Developed: 2015. Source: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs. Presenter(s): John Richards, MA. Type: Video. Level: Introductory. Length: 41 minutes.

Annotation: The MCH Navigator has developed a new, online self‐assessment tool for the Title V workforce. This session described the process utilized to convert the assessment from its original design into an electronic format including an innovative conditional programming structure, customized results page, and other new features. It discussed how Title V professionals can use the tool to identify their strengths and areas of need in serving the MCH community. The tool was structured using the 12 MCH Leadership Competencies with each question addressing participant knowledge or skills. Therefore, results and learning opportunities suggested based on specific needs are directly correlated to the MCH Leadership Competency framework developed by MCHB.

Strategic Planning in Public Health Overview. Year Developed: 2015. Source: Public Health Centers for Excellence. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Video. Level: Introductory. Length: 11 minutes.

Annotation: This brief overview outlines 10 steps to successful strategic planning, describes why it is important, and gives examples from the field and guiding resources.

Leading for Engagement: Getting Employees to Love What They Do. Year Developed: 2015. Source: GovLoop. Presenter(s): Brian Crewe. Type: Video. Level: Introductory. Length: 8 minutes.

Annotation: Engagement is definitely a big buzzword these days. How do we get people to do more in an environment where resources are dwindling? More importantly, how do you get beyond the buzzword to reflect on how your role shapes engagement at your agency, regardless of your title? Taught by Brian Crewe, who brings a perspective from more than 10 years in federal and local government, you will come to find that better engagement begins not at the highest levels of the organization, but within yourself. The course comprises an overview, one lesson, and a post-course survey.

Learning Objectives: • Understand what it means to manage yourself and how your behavior affects others • Realize that the Platinum Rule is more important than the Golden Rule when it comes to managing others • Think about whether or not you really want to be a leader…or an exceptional follower!

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.

Leadership Conversations: Communicate to Become a More Effective Leader. Year Developed: 2015. Source: GovLoop. Presenter(s): Alan S. Berson. Type: Video. Level: Introductory. Length: 30 minutes.

Annotation: Great leaders understand the importance of regular and meaningful conversations between themselves and their teams. However, those conversations are not all the same. Your leadership style, the personalities of your team, and the needs of your organization will dictate how to make the most of these necessary conversations. This course is led by Alan S. Berson, an executive coach, leadership consultant and professor with years of experience leading Fortune 500 companies. He’s also the co-author of “Leadership Conversations”, on which this course is based. The course comprises an overview, one lesson, and a post-course survey.

Learning Objectives: • How conversations can help you connect with your team and become a more effective leader. • How to embed continuous learning to build a culture of success. • How to inspire people in difficult times with proven step-by-step processes.

5-Minute MCH. Year Developed: 2015. Source: MCH Navigator. Presenter(s): Varies.. Type: Interactive Learning Tool. Level: Introductory Intermediate. Length: Self-paced.

Annotation: 5-Minute MCH is a microlearning program designed to cover each of the 12 MCH Leadership Competencies. The program is structured using an easy-to-follow modular format designed to increase knowledge and skills through 5-minute intensive learning sessions. In module 1 of each competency, participants will learn about a new competency through a 5-minute video podcast. This includes learning what knowledge and skill sets each competency contains and how they are important in the daily work of MCH professionals. In module 2 of each competency, participants will receive 5 highly focused learning opportunities for that competency. Learners may take one or all of the trainings to sharpen knowledge and skills. In module 3 of each competency, participants will receive 5 implementation strategies to put knowledge to practice. Learners may share their experiences implementing the strategies on the 5-Minute Portal. In module 4 of each competency, participants will hear a 5-minute presentation from an expert in the field.

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. 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].

Practical Law for Public Health Officials. Year Developed: 2011. Source: Northwest Center for Public Health Practice. Presenter(s): Jeffrey Killip, JD, MPH and Susan Allan, MD, JD, MPH. Type: Online Course. Level: Intermediate. Length: 90 minutes.

Annotation: Do you know how the law contributed to motor vehicle safety, vaccination, or safer workplaces? Law reform or litigation has played a part in most of the greatest public health achievements in the 20th century. As public health professionals and leaders, understanding public health law and how to use it is essential to protecting the public’s health. In this module, you will learn how to assess when to involve legal counsel, how to get effective legal advice, and what laws will affect your decision-making ability when facing public health threats. By the end, you will be able to use core concepts of public health law to more effectively protect the public’s health while avoiding legal trouble.

Learning Objectives: • Recognize legal issues. • Formulate legal questions. • Implement effective strategies for working with legal counsel. • Describe key principles of public health law. • Identify key public health laws that govern leadership’s responsibilities, authority, and limitations.

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

Continuing Education: 1.5 CNE Contact Hours

Implementing and Sustaining Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) in an Organization. Year Developed: 2009. Source: Upper Midwest Public Health Training Center. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Online Course. Level: Intermediate. Length: 60 minutes.

Annotation: This course is designed for leaders and professionals who work in public health. The goal is to provide them with an awareness of quality improvement and how it can be used in public health to "work smarter, not harder". There are four sections in this course: Section 1: CQI Myths Section 2: Brief Overview of CQI Section 3: Incorporating CQI into Organizational Culture Section 4: Demonstrating How CQI works in Governmental Public Health – A Case Study

Learning Objectives: • Describe three common myths of CQI and the corresponding reality. • Define continuous quality improvement and how it can be used to enhance organizational performance. • Describe common characteristics of CQI. • Describe the elements needed for an organization to successfully implement and sustain CQI activities. • Discuss how to successfully incorporate CQI into an organization's culture. • Identify examples of how CQI has been implemented in a local public health agency.

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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.