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Strengthening Skills For Health Equity: Pennsylvania's Health Equity Committee. Year Developed: 2021. Source: National MCH Workforce Development Center. Presenter(s): Syrai Harrel, MSHE, PHPA and Aerielle Waters, MPH, PHPA. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Intermediate. Length: 20 minutes.

Annotation: This video describes Pennsylvania's Title V equity work as part of the National MCH Workforce Development Center's Strengthening Skills for Health Equity Skills Institute held remotely in March 2021. Pennsylvania has developed a Health Equity Committee to increase Title V's capacity to achieve health equity in the design, development, and implementation of public health programs, services, and systems. This committee encourages training, buy-in, tools for technical assistance and a health equity plan.

Managing Conflict at Work: Effective Strategies for Successful Resolution. Year Developed: 2018. Source: HRDQ-U. Presenter(s): Jennifer Nickisher. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Intermediate Introductory. Length: 50 minutes.

Annotation: This webinar, led by Jennifer Nickisher, we’ll explore the three most typical types of conflict and the five strategies for managing it. Conflict is present in all aspects of life, both personal and professional. And while it can wreak havoc on an organization, it doesn’t have to. When handled properly, conflict can yield many benefits–from sparking creativity to better problem solving and improved relationships. It’s a matter of understanding how and when to utilize the most appropriate strategy for managing conflict.

Learning Objectives: • Five different strategies for managing conflict • How and when to utilize an Integrating strategy • The best uses for alternative strategies • How to create a conflict management development plan

Where To Find MCH Resources: An Introduction. Year Developed: 2017. Source: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health. Presenter(s): Keisha Watson and John Richards. Type: Narrated Slide Presentation. Level: Introductory. Length: 18 minutes.

Annotation: This short presentation discusses the information needs of MCH professionals and identifies distinct online resources to address those needs, from pop and professional sources such as Google, PubMed, and Wikipedia to grant-supported resources that address MCHB topical programs and initiatives. Topics include data warehouses, research centers, epidemiology sites, professional and membership organizations

Learning Objectives: • Identify information needs of professionals • Explain the differences between types of online resources • Differentiate between trusted and questionable online resources • Understand where to go to find additional resources

Ethics and Professionalism Moral Distress Series Part II: The Role of Courage and Culture. Year Developed: 2017. Source: Department of Veterans Affairs, Employee Education System and National Center for Ethics in Health Care. Presenter(s): Lisa Lehmann. Type: Webinar. Level: Advanced. Length: 60 minutes.

Annotation: The purpose of this knowledge-based recorded webinar, The Role of Courage and Culture, is to describe how trouble speaking up can lead to moral distress and present two potential methods to alleviate this issue: cultivating moral courage and improving organizational culture. Dr. Lisa S. Lehmann will explain why health care providers often had trouble in voicing moral and ethical concerns and how this can lead to moral distress. She will describe research which shows that cultivating moral courage can encourage employees to speak up about professionalism and patient safety concerns. She will also describe how efforts to improve organizational culture can foster ethical leadership, psychological safety and greater interprofessional teamwork, which in turn can reduce moral distress. This training will expand upon the work presented in the first session of this series, giving employees and leaders across VA concrete tools to address moral distress in their local settings. There is a post-test and evaluation after completing the course.

Learning Objectives: • Define moral distress. • Identify the relationship between moral courage and speaking up. • Describe the role of moral courage in reducing moral distress.

Special Instructions: Registration required to access this course.

Continuing Education: See course listing for CE details.

Dispute Resolution Principles and Tactics. Year Developed: 2012. Source: Northwest Center for Public Health Practice. Presenter(s): Jim Reid, MPA. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Intermediate Advanced. Length: 60 minutes. To enroll

Annotation: Efforts to "enforce laws, develop policies, and mobilize community partnerships" are essential public health services and thus require practitioners to hone their dispute resolution skills. In this one hour webinar, which is part of the Hot Topics series, Jim Reid, MPA, presents a framework for collaborative negotiations and discusses how to reduce conflict and create agreements that meet the mutual needs of all parties. He also offers case examples where these techniques have been used successfully. One section of the presentation discusses frequently found fatal flaws of meetings.

Learning Objectives: • Identify five key principles of dispute resolution • Recognize the importance and advantages of using an "interest-based" approach to resolving conflict over other approaches, such as "positional bargaining" • Identify and use practical tools, tactics, and techniques to create a successful negotiations process and to be a more effective mediator or negotiator

Critical Thinking for Public Health Practice. Year Developed: 2006. Source: Upper Midwest Public Health Training Center. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Online Course. Level: Intermediate. Length: 60 minutes.

Annotation: This course is for public health leaders who may need to solve a problem or crisis by thinking critically about it and make appropriate decisions using an established six step model.

Learning Objectives: • Identify and clearly define a problem situation. • Gather facts about a problem situation in an efficient and effective manner. • Identify and categorize any constraints on possible solutions to a problem situation. • Employ an appropriate method to effectively generate alternative solutions to a problem situation. • Use a set of criteria (feasibility, suitability, and flexibility) to evaluate alternative solutions to a problem situation. • Develop an action plan for implementing a solution to a problem situation. • Monitor progress after implementing a solution to a problem situation to evaluate whether or not objectives are met.

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

Outbreak at Watersedge. Year Developed: 2004. Source: University of Minnesota School of Public Health. Presenter(s): Jayne Griffith, MA, MPH. Type: Interactive Learning Tool. Level: Intermediate Advanced. Length: 60 minutes. Link to all online trainings.

Annotation: In this short, web-based interactive exercise, individuals learn about concepts of environmental and public health by helping to recognize, investigate, test, and draw conclusions about an epidemic. Learners will review patient interviews, map potential contaminant sites, visit the source of the outbreak, and draw conclusions from lab results and observations. In addition to gaining knowledge about environmental health, individuals will also learn about the roles of various public health professionals at a local health department.

Improving Your Communication Skills. Year Developed: 2004. Source: South Central Public Health Partnership. Presenter(s): Dr. Timothy Keogh. Type: Video Course. Level: Introductory. Length: 120 minutes.

Annotation: In this two hour module, Dr. Timothy Keogh introduces different types of communication styles and components and describes how recognition of these differences can improve public health services. In part one, he describes the four components of the Johari window (arena, facade, blind spot, and the unknown) and how this group dynamics tool relates to self perception and public image. He also demonstrates how individuals have their own unique Johari windows that show the amount of information they share or recognize about themselves. In part two, Dr. Keogh details four communication styles (practice, social, analytical, and conceptual) and presents tips for how to “style flex” and improve communication. After watching a short video of a work interaction, learners are encouraged to complete short, open-ended workbook questions that are answered in a video debrief. A post-quiz is used to reinforce learning.

Learning Objectives: • Classify the impact of verbal and non-verbal communication. • Identify behavioral and communication styles. • Examine how we are seen by others. • Explain how different communication styles clash. • Describe how to adjust to the different communication styles. • Weigh the perspectives of others.

Special Instructions: Registration to the South Central Public Health Partnership is required. For new users it will take one weekday to receive an access email. If you are registered in TRAIN, login using that username and password. Click on “Course Offerings” and search for “Improving Your Communication Skills.”

Professionalism. Year Developed: n.a.. Source: Wisconsin Center for Public Health Education and Training. Presenter(s): Mark Edgar, PhD, Sue Kunferman, RN. Type: Video. Level: Introductory. Length: Self-paced.

Annotation: Professionalism is so important that the Association of Schools of Public Health built it into the competency model for aspiring Master of Public Health students and the Public Health Leadership Society Code of Ethics included professional competence as one of its 12 principles. Professionalism is very important for new public health workers and for students working towards their MPH degree. In this training experts from the field were interviewed and a variety of public health professionals discuss realistic situations and scenarios regarding professionalism in the workplace.

Learning Objectives: • Describe the characteristics of professional behavior in the workplace. • Review the Public Health Leadership Society Code of Ethics. • Recognize the definition of professionalism. • Review the Council on Linkages Competencies related to professionalism and ethical practice.

Motivational Interviewing: Supporting Patients in Health Behavior Change. Year Developed: n.a.. Source: Upper Midwest Public Health Training Center. Presenter(s): Rebecca Lang EdD, RDH, CHES. Type: Online Course. Level: Introductory Intermediate. Length: 60 minutes.

Annotation: This course is designed to equip healthcare providers and ancillary staff with the knowledge and tools to optimize patient behavior change to ultimately improve health outcomes. The following are the topics that will be covered in this course: • Components of Motivational Interviewing (MI) • Benefits of Using Motivational Interviewing • Traditional Expert-Centered Model vs. MI Patient-Centered Model • Principles of Motivational Interviewing • Readiness to Elicit Change Talk

Learning Objectives: • Implement effective patient communication strategies based on individualized readiness to make a behavior change. • Increase healthcare providers’ knowledge on the importance and utilization of the patient-centered model of behavior change. • Implement motivational interviewing techniques during patient visits for improved health outcomes.

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

Continuing Education: 0.12 CEU/CE; 1 Dietitians CPE

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