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Learning Opportunities for the Title V Workforce in Communities and at the Local Level Training Brief. Year Developed: Unknown. Source: MCH Navigator. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Interactive Learning Tool. Level: Intermediate. Length: Self-paced.

Annotation: This training brief focuses on those skills needed in communities as identified by CityMatCH's Strategic Work Plan. It covers collaboration and partnerships; evaluation; health equity and social justice for improved family and community health; use of data strategically for the transformation of family and community health; engaging and strengthening MCH leaders; and community health centers.

Novel Approaches to Public Health: Tech and Innovation for Supporting Public Health. Year Developed: 2017-2018. Source: Public Health Institute. Presenter(s): Sue Grinnell and others. Type: Webinar. Level: Introductory. Length: Series, various lengths.

Annotation: Technology is now an integral part of our every day lives, but are we leveraging it effectively in public health? Join hosts Public Health Institute (PHI) and P2Health to explore innovative approaches to solving public health problems, learn about emerging trends in technology and other innovations to support improved health, hear from startups bosWell and Bloomlife on the solutions they've devised to address health issues, and discover resources and information on technology and innovation.

Learning Objectives: • Explore innovative approaches to solving public health problems. • Learn about emerging trends in technology and other innovations to support improved health. • Hear from startups bosWell and Bloomlife on the solutions they've devised to address health issues. • Discover resources and information on technology and innovation.

Research Innovations & Challenges (EnRICH) Webinar Series. Year Developed: 2011-2016. Source: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Office of Epidemiology and Research. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Webinar. Level: Advanced. Length: n.a..

Annotation: This series of webinars feature special topics related to Maternal and Child Health (MCH) research. Each event features one or more speakers who are experts in the field. Topics include Marginal Structural Models and Methodological Clarity, Qualitative Methods for Public Health: An Overview and Introduction, Estimating Absolute Differences and Relative Rate Ratios from Regression Models, and Using Electronic Health Records for Health Services Research.

Innovations in Federal Surveys to Assess the Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Children & Families. Year Developed: 2022. Source: Maternal and Child Health Bureau. Presenter(s): Michael Kogan, Reem Ghandour, Jessica Jones, Anika Schenck-Fontaine, & Olivia Sappenfield. Type: Webinar. Level: Intermediate. Length: 74. minutes.

Annotation: Over the past two years, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused significant disruptions in the lives of U.S. children and their families, including their health, health care access, receipt of intervention and other services, education, and child care arrangements. Accordingly, HRSA MCHB has taken steps to ensure that public health programs are prepared to meet these challenges and that researchers have access to relevant data. This symposium provides participants with an overview of resources for both immediate and long-term analytic needs. Specifically, this session presents three projects to collect data on the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on children and their families: The National Survey of Children’s Health (NSCH), a new longitudinal cohort study of past NSCH respondents to launch in 2023, and the results of MCHB-sponsored content included in the Census Bureau’s weekly Household Pulse Survey.

Learning Objectives: • Discuss overviews of three projects to collect data on the impacts of COVID-19 on children and families. • Learn survey content and how to access survey data. • Review relevant timelines of data availability.

What Title V Agencies Are Doing to Advance Health Equity and Social Determinants of Health: A Summary. Year Developed: 2021. Source: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health. Presenter(s): John Richards. Type: Video. Level: Introductory. Length: 24 minutes.

Annotation: This video describes how Title V agencies are addressing health equity and social determinants of health (SDOH) as a response to their recent five-year needs assessment. It gives specific strategies being conducted by states and jurisdictions. The presenter then provides a conceptual framework for addressing disparities. This framework serves as the structure to discuss several practical tools to use in equity work. The presentation ends with a summary of where to find additional resources.

Learning Objectives: • Identify how Title V agencies are addressing health equity issues as discovered in their needs assessment. • Synthesize common strategies being used in the field related to both health equity and SDOH. • Utilize additional resources through the MCH Navigator.

Using Critical Thinking to Advance MCH through Evidence. Year Developed: 2021. Source: National MCH Workforce Development Center. Presenter(s): John Richards. Type: Webinar. Level: Introductory. Length: 63 minutes.

Annotation: n this series of learning modules developed in collaboration with the MCH Navigator, we will discuss how the MCH Leadership Competencies — specifically those related to critical thinking (population data, critical analysis, research, epidemiology, and application of evidence-based practice guidelines) — form a supporting structure to: (1) understand the evidence base; (2) develop a plan to move from an analysis of populations needs to evidence-based/informed action steps to address those needs; and (3) use trusted tools to advance health equity within the framework of social determinants of health.

Learning Objectives: • Consider the role of a leader in identifying an issue or problem, framing it as a specific question, considering it from multiple perspectives, evaluating relevant information, and developing a reasoned resolution • Explain the process by which critical thinking informs and aids in addressing a clinical, organizational, community-based, or research challenge • Discuss how evidence-based decision making and implementation science are critical thinking skills

Mindfulness as a Support for Healing Conversations and Actions Toward Social Justice and Equity. Year Developed: 2021. Source: National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health. Presenter(s): Rhonda V. Magee, JD. Type: Webinar. Level: Introductory. Length: 60 minutes.

Annotation: From personal to structural, racism may be understood as an endemic public health threat with crisis-level effects. Mindfulness practices, originating from numerous cultures and spiritual traditions, are an active area of scientific investigation for health and other benefits. Mindfulness is often studied for its internal effects in individuals. However, many important research questions remain underexplored. For example, how might mindfulness practices be applied to disrupt bias and minimize racism’s harms? How might the science of mindfulness be directed toward further exploring their external, interpersonal, and systemic effects? Rhonda V. Magee, J.D., professor of law, long-time mindfulness teacher, scholar of contemplative education, and practitioner of mindfulness, delivered the 2021 Stephen E. Straus Distinguished Lecture in the Science of Complementary Therapies. Professor Magee described some of the research on how mindfulness has been shown to help us, for example, increase our emotional resilience; address fears, anxieties, and other emotions; choose how we will respond to injustice; and change unhelpful habits. She also discusses an exciting new area of study: focusing on external mindfulness and its effects as individuals interact with others, their environments, and the array of challenges facing us all.

MCHB Technical Assistance Provider Webinar: COVID-19 Impacts and Next Steps. Year Developed: 2021. Source: Maternal and Child Health Bureau. Presenter(s): Michael Warren, MD. Type: Webinar. Level: Introductory. Length: 187 minutes.

Annotation: This presentation, conducted by MCHB, provides a COVID-19 impact overview and recap. Next, breakout discussions are held around 2 topic areas: 1) vaccinating MCH populations and 2) strengthening mental health supports for families.

Learning Objectives: Highlight the role of the TA Providers in: •Supporting the goals of MCHB in building a nation where all mothers, children and families are thriving. •Supporting grantees and/or the MCH field and the system of services for MCH populations, particularly around the impacts of COVID-19. •Amplifying expertise into respective topical areas/audiences. •Describing strategies and successes for the purpose of replicating within the scope of their work.

MCH Essentials Series. Year Developed: 2021. Source: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Online Course. Level: Introductory. Length: Self-paced.

Annotation: The MCH Essentials Series is a continuously refreshed collection of MCH topics, accessible anytime and from anywhere, covering content that is foundational for effective and equitable leadership across roles and settings. Topics range from MCH history to racial equity to youth empowerment. The MCH Essentials Series is for current and aspiring MCH professionals from all disciplines (including youth and families) and levels of leadership. Content is designed to meet a wide range of knowledge and skill development needs. Each topic presents content via narrated and interactive slide presentations, or AMCHP webinars that have been trimmed or otherwise adapted to support adult learning. Topics cover between 20 to 70 minutes of content and include additional resources.

Learning Objectives: Expand knowledge in the following areas: • Understanding MCH History and Systems for Transformative Leadership • Racially Just and Equitable Leadership • Racism as a Root Cause of Birth Disparities • Cultural Competency • Youth Empowerment • Life Course Perspective • Climate Justice • Evidence and Equity • Using Data to Inform MCH Programs • Return on Investment in MCH

Building Psychological Resilience for the Public Health Workforce during the COVID19 Pandemic. Year Developed: 2021. Source: Region IV Public Health Training Center. Presenter(s): Mark R. Evces. Type: Online Course. Level: Introductory. Length: 70 minutes.

Annotation: The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a second pandemic of stress, anxiety and fear. As public health workers, your work has a unique level of stress during this time. We are best able to maintain our mental health through these difficult times if we stay aware of the effects of stress, take steps to stay mentally healthy, and maintain connections with others. This webinar offers information on awareness, self-care and connection with others so public health workers can develop a plan for maintaining their mental health. Presenters discuss common issues such as coping with fear, anxiety and loss; changing work demands; navigating family relationships; and coping with an uncertain future as the pandemic continues. The course contains two modules: a content module and a resources and evaluation module. After accessing both modules, learners will earn a certificate of completion. When the certificate is available, learners will see a Certificate button on their dashboard.

Learning Objectives: • Explain the impact of stress and anxiety during traumatic events. • Discuss the importance of staying socially connected during social distancing. • Identify two coping mechanisms for navigating an uncertain future during a pandemic.

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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 $180,000/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.