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Data for Addressing Health Disparities. Year Developed: 2015. Source: Northwest Center for Public Health Practice. Presenter(s): Teresa Litton. Type: Webinar. Level: Intermediate. Length: 60 minutes.

Annotation: This webcast presents key findings from the Washington Health Alliance’s 2014 Disparities in Care Report that health care providers and their community partners can use to jointly address racial and ethnic disparities in health. Utilizing the report and its Medicaid claims analysis, health-related organizations can see how care is or is not provided and where opportunities for collaboration may exist.

Learning Objectives: • Increase knowledge of the Washington Health Alliance as a partner in health system transformation and population health efforts. • Increase understanding of health care data available through the Washington Health Alliance. • Identify five key findings from the Washington Health Alliance’s 2014 Disparities in Care report.

Special Instructions: Webinar participants will be encouraged to share ideas for using data to promote population health and health equity. Slides will be available the morning of the session on the Hot Topics website. This session will be recorded and the archive posted by the next day. We offer audio for this webinar through the phone or through your computer's speakers. Due to differences in internet quality at viewers' locations, we can't guarantee that the computer audio will be smooth and continuous. If the audio cuts out and is distracting, please call in on the phone line instead.

Addressing Disparities and Disproportionality in Systems Serving Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Year Developed: 2015. Source: National Center for Cultural Competence. Presenter(s): Diana Autin, Tawara D. Goode, Andy Imparato, Thomas Uno. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Advanced. Length: 90 minutes.

Annotation: This forum explores contributing factors to disparities and disproportionality and what three organizations are doing at the policy and practice levels to mitigate them. It begins with a discussion on how, when compared to non-Hispanic Whites, members of other racial and ethnic groups continue to be adversely impacted by health and health care disparities. It continues by exploring the overrepresentation of students primarily African American and most recently Latino in special education and children and youth with disabilities (across racial and ethnic groups) who are disproportionately placed in this nation’s juvenile justice system.

Learning Objectives: • Define and differentiate between health and health care disparities. • Define disproportionality and overrepresentation. • Cite the impact of disparities and disproportionality on individuals with disabilities and their families. • List three approaches to combat or mitigate health/health care disparities and disproportionality in education and juvenile justice. • Reflect on the role of leadership in bringing about change.

Using the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID) to Conduct Life Course Analyses (Using Existing Data to Examine Life Course Health Development). Year Developed: 2014. Source: UCLA Center for Healthier Children, Families & Communities, Maternal and Child Health Life Course Research Network (LCRN). Presenter(s): Narayan Sastry, PhD. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Intermediate Advanced. Length: 60 minutes.

Annotation: This webinar presents an overview of conducting lifecourse analysis with the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID). Origins of PSID, study designs and core PSID content areas are reviewed. An additional example of analyzing the long-term demographic effects of Hurricane Katrina on the pre-storm population in New Orleans in also included.

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Special Instructions: Click on "Webinar recording available here" to view a 15-minute preview on Dropbox. To view the entire webinar, download or add it to your Dropbox. Please note that during the first few minutes of this webinar, there is no visual, so you will see a black screen.

Using the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth (NLSY) to Conduct Life Course Analyses (Using Existing Data to Examine Life Course Health Development). Year Developed: 2014. Source: UCLA Center for Healthier Children, Families & Communities, Maternal and Child Health Life Course Research Network (LCRN). Presenter(s): Elizabeth Cooksey, PhD. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Intermediate. Length: 60 minutes.

Annotation: This webinar, part of the LCRN’s series based on the Handbook of Life Course Health Development and features Elizabeth Cooksey as the presenter. In this training, participants will learn how to use the NLS surveys to conduct research analysis. A brief history of the survey, examples from the field and research illustrations are presented.

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Special Instructions: Click on "Slides available here" and/or "Audio available here."

Health Impact Reviews: A Step Toward Health Equity in All Policies. Year Developed: 2014. Source: Northwest Center for Public Health Practice. Presenter(s): Christy Hoff, MPH; Sierra Rotakhina, MPH. Type: Webinar. Level: Intermediate. Length: 60 minutes.

Annotation: Representatives from the Washington State Board of Health and Governor's Interagency Council on Health Disparities discuss how they use Health Impact Reviews (HIR) to analyze how proposed legislation or budgetary changes could impact community health. The presentation provides an overview of the HIR framework and methods, a discussion of who can request an HIR, and case examples about bullying and mental health awareness bills. Presenters also discuss their outreach efforts to state legislators and their staff to increase demand for their services.

Learning Objectives: • Describe the health impact review framework and methods. • Outline the types of legislative proposals that make good candidates for a health impact review. • Describe how public health practitioners in every arena can contribute to and benefit from this work.

Understanding Immigration and Refugee Trauma: What Do We Know and How Do We Intervene? (Lessons from the Field: Traumatic Stress Series). Year Developed: 2013. Source: University of Minnesota Extension, Children, Youth & Family Consortium. Presenter(s): Carolyn Garcia, PhD; Amirthini Keefe; Andrea Northwood, PhD, LP. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Intermediate. Length: Series; various lengths.

Annotation: This training describes how child and adolescent professionals address health and education inequities and health disparities in ways that promote mental health, personal safety, and educational success for immigrant children and youth. Presenters discussed traumatic stresses associated with immigration and different approaches and interventions, such as a photo-voice project with Hispanic youth to promote mental health. The training consists of a video (165 minutes), presentation notes, and other materials. This Lesson from the Field aims to facilitate professionals’ use of a broad and inclusive lens in their work with children, youth, and families impacted by homelessness by restoring and promoting emotional and psychological safety and promoting healing and wellness.

Learning Objectives: • Identify a framework for understanding the complex context in which families immigrate to Minnesota; to the U.S. • Describe how experiences and resources differ between immigrants living in urban versus rural communities. • Identify reasons that immigrant youth and families experience educational and health inequities and disparities.

American Indian Public Health Disparities: Regional Differences in Health. Year Developed: 2013. Source: Empire State Public Health Training Center and University at Albany School of Public Health. Presenter(s): Donald K. Warne, MD, PhD. Type: Video. Level: Intermediate. Length: 60 minutes.

Annotation: This broadcast addresses a number of relevant topics surrounding public health disparities and American Indian populations. Specifically, this broadcast includes a brief review of current American Indian Health Policies and a discussion of disparities that exist in health resources for American Indians. Dr. Warne reviews key health disparities that exist among and between American Indian populations as well as regional differences in health. Finally, Dr. Warne presents policy and program strategies intended to reduce the existing disparities.

Achieving Health Equity: Addressing Racism as a Threat to the Health and Well-being of our Nation. Year Developed: 2012. Source: Michigan Public Health Training Center and the Genesee County Health Department. Presenter(s): Camara Jones, MD, MPH, PhD. Type: Webinar. Level: Intermediate. Length: 110 minutes.

Annotation: This presentation equips public health workers with tools for motivating, initiating, and sustaining work to address health equity. These tools include the “Cliff Analogy” animation which distills three levels of health intervention; a definition of racism which can be generalized to become a definition of any structured inequity; the “Gardener’s Tale” allegory which illustrates and encourages discussion about three levels of racism; data on the relationship between “socially assigned race” and self-rated health; a three-part definition of health equity including what it is, how to achieve it, and how it relates to health disparities; and information on an international anti-racism treaty which can serve as a platform for action.

Learning Objectives: • Describe the relationship between medical care, secondary prevention, primary prevention, addressing the social determinants of health, and addressing the social determinants of equity using the “Cliff Analogy.” • Define racism, and distinguish three levels of racism using the "Gardener's Tale" allegory. • Describe the relationship between “socially-assigned race” and self-rated general health status on the 2004 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. • Identify the status of the United States with regard to the International Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Racial Discrimination.

Special Instructions: To access this course, you first need to create an account. Mac users need to download Silverlight to view.

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.

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

Continuing Education: Certificate of Attendance; CEUs: Nursing 1.5 hours, Social Work 1.5 hours

Social Determinants of Maternal and Child Health: Data, Policy Implications and Opportunities. Year Developed: 2010. Source: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau. Presenter(s): Paula Braverman, MD, MPH; Wilhelmine Miller, MS, PhD. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Introductory Intermediate. Length: 60 minutes. Transcript

Annotation: Social determinants of health are factors such as income, education, occupation, employment, housing, child care, family structure, and neighborhood characteristics, which are thought to have powerful effects on health and yet are beyond the reach of medical care. This program features two experts in the field who will discuss current data on the topic, as well as opportunities for addressing disparities in maternal and child health. The first presenter will be Dr. Dr. Paula Braveman, Professor of Family and Community Medicine and Director of the Center on Social Disparities in Health at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Braveman will provide a broad overview of current knowledge of the social determinants of maternal and child health and a conceptual framework for thinking about and addressing them. The second presenter will be Dr. Wilhelmine Miller, Senior Fellow with NORC at the University of Chicago and a Professorial Lecturer in Health Policy, George Washington University. Dr. Miller will review effective, non-clinical interventions for reducing the risks to healthy child development consequent to social and economic disadvantage and consider the adequacy of current levels of social investments in the well-being of low-income families with infants and young children. Current federal policies and funding for services to promote healthy early development will be discussed.

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Special Instructions: Post-Webinar Q&As available. https://mchb.hrsa.gov/sites/default/files/mchb/MaternalChildHealthInitiatives/dataspeak/oct2010qas.pdf. DataSpeak uses a number of different technologies. As of 1/1/2021, technology used for this webinar may no longer work on your computer due to the now-discontinued Flash software.

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