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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.

Managing Conflict at Work: Effective Strategies for Successful Resolution. Year Developed: 2015. Source: HRDQ-U. Presenter(s): Martin Delahoussaye. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Intermediate Advanced Introductory. Length: 50 minutes. Handout

Annotation: This webinar, led by Martin Delahoussaye, shows how to achieve the benefits of "constructive conflict management". The presentation shows that, when handled properly, conflict can yield many benefits–from sparking creativity to better problem solving and improved relationships. The speaker shows how achieving success is 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

Public Health Ethics Training Series. Year Developed: 2014. Source: North Carolina Institute for Public Health. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Online Course. Level: Introductory Intermediate Advanced. Length: Self-paced.

Annotation: The "Public Health Ethics" training series is designed to promote the ethical practice of public health by teaching about the ethical principles of public health and by providing resources for creating an ethical climate in public health agencies and schools of public health. This 8 Module series includes the following topics: • 1-Distinguishing Public Health Ethics from Medical Ethics • 2-Values and Beliefs Inherent to a Public Health Perspective • 3-The Public Health Code of Ethics • 4-Law and Ethics in Public Health • 5-Pandemic Influenza: A Justice Case Study • 6-Decision-making in Public Health Ethics • 7-Barriers to the Ethical Practice of Public Health • 8-Responding to Unethical Events

Learning Objectives: Module 1--Distinguishing Public Health Ethics from Medical Ethics • Describe the common practice settings from which medical ethics and public health ethics emerge. • Explain “the tyranny of the majority”. • Explain why the medical ethics principle of autonomy does not work as well in public health. Module 2--Values and Beliefs Inherent to a Public Health Perspective • Explain how a given value or belief from the list is important to public health. Module 3--The Public Health Code of Ethics • Describe how an aspirational code can guide an ethical discussion. • Describe a situation where a given ethical principle applies in public health. • Identify means of creating an ethical environment within public health organizations. Module 4--Law and Ethics in Public Health • Describe three of the several legal powers given to public health. • Describe an ethical principle in public health that is not encoded in public health law. • Describe how the exercise of any power is an ethical issue. Module 5--Pandemic Influenza: A Justice Case Study • Provide examples of how concepts of justice are applied to anticipated responses in an influenza pandemic. Module 6--Decision-making in Public Health Ethics • Describe how to recognize an ethical issue. • Describe the elements of a fair process. • Describe the steps of ethical decision-making in a group. Module 7--Barriers to the Ethical Practice of Public Health • Identify the facets of human nature and our social environment that are particularly relevant in leading to unethical behaviors in public health. Module 8--Responding to Unethical Events • Describe the range of possible responses to an event that is clearly unethical.

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

Continuing Education: 0.92 Certificate of Attendance

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

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

Managing Conflict Effectively (Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Leadership Skills Development Series Module 4). Year Developed: 2008. Source: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Women’s and Children’s Health Policy Center. Presenter(s): Ann-Michele Gundlach, EdD. Type: Online Course Video. Level: Introductory. Length: 384 minutes.

Annotation: Module 4 of the MCH Leadership Skills Development Series starts with a 25 minute lecture on “Perspectives on Conflict” by Ann-Michele Gundlach, EdD. She discusses varying perspectives on conflict, emotions in disagreement, and creates personalized strategies to deal with personal differences. The next 20 minute lecture by Dr. Gundlach focuses on “Strategies for Navigating and Resolving Conflict”. She identifies where and why the disagreement exists, and preparing and implementing an approach to addressing the conflict. The module also includes group discussion questions, case studies, self-assessments and personalized plans relating to conflict resolution.

Learning Objectives: • Examine personal views of, and reactions to, conflict. • Examine the effects of their emotions on their effectiveness at work. • Enhance communication and negotiation skills to more productively deal with conflict. • Learn and apply new strategies for analyzing and responding to conflict.

Critical Thinking for Public Health Practice. Year Developed: 2006. Source: Upper Midwest Public Health Training Center. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Online Course. Level: Introductory. 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: Advanced Intermediate Introductory. Length: 120 minutes. Troubleshooting Tips for South Central Public Health Partnership Courses

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.”

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