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MCH Policy and Advocacy: A Focused Look. Year Developed: 2018. Source: University of Illinois at Chicago. Presenter(s): Arden Handler, DrPH. Type: Video. Level: Intermediate. 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.

Technical Assistance: Foundations of Grant Writing. Year Developed: 2015. Source: Office of Minority Health. Presenter(s): Michelle Loosli, Margaret Korto. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Introductory. Length: 90 minutes. 2013 version

Annotation: This introductory webinar, for community-based organizations that want to respond to federal funding opportunity announcements, covered the basics -- from how to register in the System for Award Management (SAM) to the key sections in funding announcements to successful strategies for responding.

Learning Objectives: • Identify key steps to apply for federal grants • Review the critical elements of proposals and grants • Discuss strategies related to federal competitions

Special Instructions: Registration required to view archive.

Introduction to Proposal Writing. Year Developed: 2015. Source: Foundation Center. Presenter(s): Caroline Herbert. Type: Video. Level: Introductory. Length: 28 minutes. YouTube Video

Annotation: This webinar describes the proposal writing process, through answering frequently encountered questions, and providing examples of the various sections of a proposal. It is most applicable to research or program project proposals. Specifically, the webinar reviews proposal planning, contents, and packaging; it also addresses the steps to take after submission. The webinar is offered both in recorded form, as a self-paced elearning course, and live on certain dates; it is also available in Spanish.

Learning Objectives: • How the proposal fits into the overall grant-seeking process. • What to include in a standard proposal to a foundation. • Tips for making each section of your proposal stronger. • What funders expect to see in your proposal and attachments. • Tips for communicating with funders during the grant process. • Additional resources on proposal writing, including sample proposals.

Special Instructions: To access presentation, scroll down to "Online Classes" click on "Introduction to Proposal Writing Webinar". The next page will have a link "Watch the Webinar" at the bottom of the page.

Fundamentals of Writing a Responsive Grant Application. Year Developed: 2015. Source: U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Webinar. Level: Introductory. Length: 78 minutes.

Annotation: Topics include grant application basics; writing a narrative that matches review criteria; how application pieces fit together to respond to the funding opportunity announcement; and a question and answer session with grant management experts. Links to additional downloadable materials are included.

Planning and Budgeting for Public Health: Part II - The Budget. Year Developed: 2013. Source: University of Minnesota School of Public Health. Presenter(s): Anne Barry, JD, MPH. Type: Online Course. Level: Introductory. Length: Self-paced. List of all courses

Annotation: All in the practice of public health know the importance of financial resources to carry out their activities. This very basic introduction course provides a definition of the growing field of public health finance, assists students to develop a working knowledge of the planning cycles in governmental public health organizations, understand how to navigate and use budget planning documents, forecasts, governmental financial statements, and grants to support important public health activities and priorities.

Learning Objectives: • Define public health finance • Describe the Minnesota budget and forecast process • Explore public finance using examples from Minnesota health department s budget • Develop an understanding of financial statements • Understand the basics of grant proposals

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

Continuing Education: 0.1 CEU/CE; 1 CPHCE

Planning and Budgeting for Public Health: Part I - The Business Plan. Year Developed: 2013. Source: University of Minnesota School of Public Health. Presenter(s): Anne Barry, JD, MPH. Type: Online Course. Level: Introductory. Length: Self-paced. List of all courses

Annotation: Practitioners in the field of public health find themselves in serious competition for funding. How do we make sure that the activities we advance to protect, maintain and promote the health of the public are a priority for funders. One of the ways we can improve our chances is to make a strong business case for our work. This brief overview will give you a simple outline to assist you in building a business plan for public health activities.

Learning Objectives: • Define public health finance. • Identify three major domains of public health finance competencies (knowledge, skills, and abilities needed in practice). • Describe the financial cycle within organizations. • Explain the reasons for a business plan. • List the major sections of a business plan template.

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

Continuing Education: 0.1 CEU/CE; 1 CPHCE

Communicating Science: Translating Research for Policy and Practice. Year Developed: 2013. Source: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Women’s and Children’s Health Policy Center. Presenter(s): Marjory Ruderman, MHS. Type: Video. Level: Intermediate Advanced. Length: 19 minutes.

Annotation: This presentation provides a broad overview of the rationales for and barriers to taking action to ensure that public health science is communicated beyond academic journals and applied to efforts to improve health for individuals and populations. Cameo video commentary from public information staff of the Institute of Medicine is used to share strategies for being competitive in the marketplace of ideas that interventions and policies are derived from. Downloadable slides and a transcript of the presentation are provided at <>.

Learning Objectives: • Learn the importance of translating research. • Understand the characteristics of both academic researchers and policymakers. • Learn best practices for health professionals to communicate science for use in policy and practice.

Preparing a Successful Research Grant Application. Year Developed: 2011. Source: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Office of Epidemiology and Research. Presenter(s): Cynthia Minkovitz, PhD, Daniel Armstrong, PhD. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Intermediate. Length: 60 minutes.

Annotation: The webinar first starts with necessary considerations when completing a grant application, such as knowing your audience, choosing the correct question, and understanding differences in evaluation criteria (e.g. HRSA versus NIH). It also addresses key components of grants and the importance of having mentors review your grant before submission. Next, it presents the “Pearls and Pitfalls of Grant Preparation” and touches on advance planning, figures and tables, and using measures that match hypotheses. The learning opportunity stresess the importance of consistency in the grant writing process. A 15 minute question and answer session completes the webinar.

Learning Objectives: • Learn how to prepare a successful research application for competitive funding agencies. • Describe the key elements of a strong research proposal. • Learn tips for making your grant application ready for submission.

Special Instructions: To access presentation, scroll down to “6/6/11: Preparing a Successful Research Grant Application” and click on the blue title.

Preparing a Successful Manuscript. Year Developed: 2011. Source: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Office of Epidemiology and Research. Presenter(s): James Perrin, MD; Donna Petersen, ScD, MHS. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Advanced. Length: 55 minutes.

Annotation: The webinar is presented by two leading editors in the MCH field about how to prepare a successful manuscript for publication. This session describes the organization and key elements of a research paper. It considers both quantitative and qualitative presentations and makes suggestions regarding making a paper ready for submission. Presenters include (1) Dr. James Perrin,Professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and director of the Division of General Pediatrics and the MGH Center for Child and Adolescent Health Policy and founding editor of Academic Pediatrics (formally known as Ambulatory Pediatrics); (2) Dr. Donna Petersen, Dean of USF’s College of Public Health and the Editor-in Chief of the Maternal and Child Health Journal.

Learning Objectives: • Learn how to prepare a successful manuscript for publication. • Describe the organization and key elements of a research paper.

Business Planning for Public Health Programs. Year Developed: 2011. Source: Northwest Center for Public Health Practice. Presenter(s): Stephen Orton, PhD. Type: Interactive Learning Tool. Level: Introductory. Length: 45 minutes.

Annotation: This 45-minute module will help you understand the basics of business planning and determine if writing a business plan is appropriate for your public health program.

Learning Objectives: • Describe the parts of a business plan. • Explain how business planning can be helpful for a public health agency or non-profit organization. • Describe the function of business planning. Identify when it is appropriate to do a business plan.

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

Continuing Education: 1 CNE Contact Hour

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