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Messaging and Advocacy for Public Health Professionals. Year Developed: 2018. Source: Michigan Public Health Training Center. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Online Course. Level: Advanced. Length: unstated.

Annotation: Constructing a powerful message is important to convey essential information, especially in the context of environmental health. This session gives public health professionals guidance on how to construct, frame and distribute messages effectively when communicating with decision makers. This session also provides tools to effectively advocate to local, state and federal decision makers for policies and resources that promote and protect environmental and human health.

Learning Objectives: • Construct effective messages designed to incorporate health broadly in all policies (CHES Area of Responsibility 7.1.1). • Identify key audiences for environmental health messaging (7.1.3). • List tools for communicating and advocating to decision makers (7.2.3,7.2.5). • List resources that promote and protect environmental and human health (7.2.3).

Continuing Education: 1.0 Nursing Contact Hours (expires March 31, 2019); 1.0 CHES Category 1 CECH, Certificate of completion; $3 charge for CE credits

MCH Policy and Advocacy: A Focused Look. Year Developed: 2018. Source: University of Illinois at Chicago. Presenter(s): Arden Handler, DrPH. Type: Video Lecture. Level: Advanced. Length: 75 minutes total, broken up into 10 short videos.

Annotation: This learning opportunity was recorded from the 2018 policy and advocacy lecture that Dr. Handler presented to her class at the University of Illinois at Chicago. It is divided in 10 short videos for ease of engagement. In the presentation, she outlines key advocacy components, the difference between case and class advocacy, and a review of policy and advocacy through the history of MCH. She explains current trends and the need for ongoing education and advocacy at national, state, and local levels. It concludes with current advocacy laws and a summary of the topic grounded in the current public health environment.

Learning Objectives: • Understand the strategic differences between advocacy and community organizing/community empowerment strategies. class issues, compromise, internal vs. external agents of change, and the difference between advocacy from the left and from the right. • Be able to to connect women and children's topics when advocating for services and discusses using children as a population group to address broader issues of social justice. • Synthesize the differences of case and class advocacy. • Become familiar with the history of advocacy related to MCH. • Understand how the advocacy process works. • Be able to use strategies in three main categories to advance MCH topic areas. • Be able to develop a plan to follow current lobbying laws appropriately.

Participating in Advisory Groups. Year Developed: 2017. Source: Family Voices and National Center for Family/Professional Partnerships. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Introductory. Length: 68 minutes.

Annotation: Savannah Logsdon-Breakstone from the Autistic Self Advocacy Network shares what youth self-advocates need to know in order to serve on boards and other groups. What can youth expect? How can I participate in meetings? Savannah shares tips and strategies to help youth leaders get involved and get the most out of these experiences. A video and slides are included.

Family Leaders Engaging with Title V Programs and the Block Grant Process. Year Developed: 2017. Source: Family Voices and National Center for Family/Professional Partnerships. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Introductory Intermediate. Length: Series; various lengths.

Annotation: Hosted by NCFPP, in partnership with the Association for Maternal and Child Health Programs (AMCHP). A panel of 3 F2F family leaders (Allison Gray, CA; Natilie Wooldridge, AR; Nanfi Lubogo, CT) shared their experiences and strategies in engaging with their state Title V programs. NCFPP hosted a follow-up discussion on April 12, 2017. Materials distributed included examples of partnering with Title V shared by SPAN (NJ F2F/SAO) Two recordings, slides, and several handouts are included.

The Use of Social Media to Enhance Communication and Dissemination. Year Developed: 2016. Source: Association of University Centers on Disabilities. Presenter(s): Courtney Taylor, Emma Shouse, Elizabeth Bishop, Francisca Guzman, Crystal K. Pariseau. Type: Webinar. Level: Introductory. Length: 73 minutes.

Annotation: In today's technological driven society, the use of social media continues to increase and impact the disability world. Social media has certainly become a means to communicate and disseminate information. This webinar features a panel of AUCD and Developmental Disabilities Network Partners and discusses some innovative statewide and national collaborations.

The Tool for Sharing Best Practices. Year Developed: 2016. Source: National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools. Presenter(s): Lisa Mwaikambo, MPH. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Introductory. Length: 58 minutes. presentation slides

Annotation: The Tool for Sharing Best Practices helps public health professionals by outlining five practical steps to share best practices throughout their organizations. Sharing best practices can help your organization learn from successes, replicate successful programs, and improve outcomes.

Resiliency: Tips and Tricks on How to Keep Staff Morale High. Year Developed: 2016. Source: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs. Presenter(s): Kris Risley, PhD. Type: n.a.. Level: Intermediate Advanced. Length: n.a..

Annotation: Success of an organization/department depends on the employees who work there. The morale among staff must be high to have high performing staff. Sometimes when organizational changes occur, the morale can go down. For this webinar, Kris Risley, Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago provided tips and tricks to keep staff morale high by using appreciative inquiry and positive questions to bring out the best of the organization/department/team. Dr. Risley also discussed the importance of emotional intelligence and the impact you have on your organization/department.

Engaging Senior Leadership in Your Quality Improvement (QI) Work. Year Developed: 2016. Source: National Institute for Children's Health Quality and Public Health Quality Improvement Exchange. Presenter(s): Megan Johnson MSc, Ty Kane MPH. Type: Webinar. Level: Intermediate Advanced. Length: 61 minutes.

Annotation: Even in cases when leaders are supportive and enthusiastic, the right tools and proper framing of the work can lead to higher engagement, which can result in a successful, long-term change. This webinar recording provides strategies to engage senior leaders in quality improvement work.

Data-Driven Leadership: Lead with Data-Driven Decisions and Predictive Analytics. Year Developed: 2016. Source: GovLoop. Presenter(s): Alan S. Berson. Type: Video Lecture. Level: Introductory. Length: 20 minutes.

Annotation: Leading with the cold hard facts can be a reassuring method to know you’re making the best decisions for your organization. But this can be challenging at times when you have to discern between “good” data and “bad” data. Harnessing methods for data analysis is easier said than done, but it can make all the difference in leading your organization. This course is led by Dr. Henry Thibodeaux, Assessment and Evaluations Leader in the Office of Personnel Management, and Allen Schweyer, Executive Director of Talent Management and Leadership University. The course comprises an overview and introduction, 5 lessons, and a post-course survey.

Learning Objectives: • Discern the difference between correlation and causation. • Understand the importance of framing data analysis with precise questions and objectives. • Learn to distinguish “good” data from “bad” data. • Gain familiarity with several common data analysis techniques and where they should be used.

Continuing Education: GovLoop is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.

Communicating with Participants. Year Developed: 2016. Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service, WIC. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Online Course. Level: Introductory Intermediate. Length: 60 minutes.

Annotation: This Web-based course provides continuing education and resources that can be accessed by any WIC staff member. This self-paced, repeatable, and cost-effective course has been designed to assist in all areas of providing WIC nutrition services. There are 3 modules that make up the content for this course: Providing Quality Customer Service, Communicating with Limited Literacy Audiences and Working in a Multicultural Environment.

Learning Objectives: • Recognize the importance of using good communication skills with WIC customers. • Identify examples of quality customer service within a WIC clinic. • Identify examples of key strategies for communicating with limited literacy audiences. • Identify methods for providing nutrition education within a multicultural environment.

Special Instructions: Some users are experiencing trouble accessing these modules with updated Java. You may need to lower your Java security level to the lowest setting. We will post a message here when the modules will no longer require lower Java security. New users will receive password by email within 1-2 business days of registration.

Continuing Education: WIC Certificate [8/1/14-]

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