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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 Intermediate Advanced. 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

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

From Problem to Prevention: Evidence-Based Public Health. Year Developed: 2017. Source: National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Greater Midwest Region. Presenter(s): Derek Johnson, MLIS. Type: Webinar. Level: Introductory. Length: 60 minutes.

Annotation: This introductory webinar provides attendees with a basic definition and framework for evidence-based public health. Special attention is paid to three of the seven steps: Community Assessment, Determining What is Known in the Literature, and Evaluating the Program or Policy. Free resources are presented that can assist practitioners with these specific steps of the evidence-based public health framework.

Learning Objectives: • Define and describe evidence-based public health. • Identify a public health need and formulate an answerable question. • Locate and search applicable literature and resources. • Understand the importance of evaluation and locate helpful resources.

Special Instructions: Registration required before accessing this course.

Evidence-Based Public Health Training Series. Year Developed: 2017. Source: Northwest Center for Public Health Practice. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Interactive Learning Tool. Level: Advanced. Length: 555 minutes.

Annotation: Today's public health professionals must be able to strategically consider research results, political interests, and community requests when leading program and policy work. The evidence-based public health framework is an effective model for this type of decision-making. The Evidence-Based Public Health Training Series consists of nine modules that cover core concepts, such as defining public health issues, conducting community assessments, prioritizing options, and evaluating program and policy impacts. You may take each of the modules individually and receive a certificate for each one. If you choose to complete all nine modules, you will also receive a certificate for the series as a whole. Each module consists of several videos, followed by a short quiz. You must watch the videos and take the quiz in order to pass the module. To aid in your understanding, optional activities and questions for reflection or discussion are also included with each module. You may discuss these questions in a forum with other module participants or with peers or colleagues, or you may reflect on them individually.

Special Instructions: Must create a PH Learn Link account to view.

Defining Evidence. Year Developed: 2017. Source: University of North Carolina Gillings Shool of Global Public Health. Presenter(s): Kasey Decosimo MPH. Type: n.a.. Level: Introductory. Length: 20 minutes.

Annotation: This training offered by the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health provides an overview of evidence-based practice and describes the different categories of evidence-based approaches.

Learning Objectives: • Describe evidence-based practice. • Discuss the Social Ecological Model as a framework for planning evidence-based approaches. • Describe three main categories of evidence-based approaches: Programs, Policies, and Strategies.

Special Instructions: Registration required before viewing the training.

Continuing Education: Certificate of attendance is available.

Using ROI Analysis to Inform QI and Decision Making: ASTHO's Web-Based Tool. Year Developed: 2016. Source: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials. Presenter(s): Karl Ensign, Rebecca Brady. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Advanced. Length: 50 minutes.

Annotation: This is a tutorial on ASTHO's web-based tool to estimate economic returns on investments (ROI) for public health agency projects. ASTHO, through a cooperative agreement with CDC’s Office for State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Support, developed a web-based tool to calculate the return on investment (ROI) associated with public health agency program or business improvements. This is a tutorial for health agencies and public health leaders to take advantage of this web-based tool. Visit http://roi.astho.org to access the tool.

Preventive Medicine and Public Health Issues: Who Needs SBIRT?. Year Developed: 2016. Source: Health Resources and Services Administration. Presenter(s): Heather O'Hara, MD, MSPH; R. Lyle Cooper, PhD, LCSW. Type: Webinar. Level: Intermediate. Length: 90 minutes.

Annotation: This webinar presents a discussion about the evidence-based practice SBIRT: screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment. SBIRT is used to identify, reduce, and prevent problematic use, abuse, and dependence on alcohol and illicit drugs. Strategies for motivational interview skills, key screening methods and tools are also presented.

Learning Objectives: • Explain what SBIRT means. • Describe why SBIRT is useful. • Interpret the risk level of alcohol use determined through screening processes. • Interpret the risk level of drug use determined through screening processes. • Identify the central tenets of motivational interviewing.

Continuing Education: Continuing education is available at www.cdc.gov/TCEOnline. Course ID is WC2365 for the live webinar and WD2365 for the on demand webinar. Instructions on how to obtain continuing education will be provided. Contact isandvold@hrsa.gov or aneri@cdc.gov with questions.

Mental Health-Focused Methods and Tools to Support Evidence-Informed Decision Making. Year Developed: 2016. Source: National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools. Presenter(s): Susan Snelling, PhD. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Introductory Intermediate. Length: 90 minutes. presentation slides

Annotation: This webinar on evidence-informed decision-making (EIDM) draws on The National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools (NCCMT)'s seven-step process, with reference to methods and tools for each step that are specific to mental health practice. The National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools (NCCMT) is one of six National Collaborating Centres for Public Health in Canada with a collective mandate to strengthen public health in the country.

Developing Evidence About Public Health Services. Year Developed: 2015. Source: Northwest Center for Public Health Practice. Presenter(s): Betty Bekemeier, PhD, MPH, FAAN. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Introductory. Length: 60 minutes.

Annotation: In this one-hour webinar, which is part of the Hot Topics series, Betty Bekemeier, PhD, MPH, FAAN, reviews the importance of collecting standardized data and demonstrates how the information is being used to make the case for public health services. The intended audience is local, state, and tribal public health professionals; Program staff and managers working in environmental health and communicable disease prevention. A recording, slides, and a slides handout are available.

Learning Objectives: • Describe ways in which local health department administrative data can be used to demonstrate the value of public health services. • Describe the need for and value of standardized public health services data for public health performance, advocacy, and building evidence. • Describe opportunities for filling critical gaps in local public health services data.

Special Instructions: NWCPHP trainings are accessed through PH LearnLink.

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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.