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Changing the Public Conversation on Health: How to Use Framing to "Decode" Social Determinants and Health Equity. Year Developed: 2018. Source: CityMatCH. Presenter(s): Andy Wessel, MPH. Type: Webinar. Level: Introductory. Length: 80 minutes.

Annotation: Despite the foundational role that health plays in everyone's quality of life, the field of public health is not well understood by the general public and decision-makers. This webinar describes how the Douglas County Health Department in Omaha is applying research from FrameWorks Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to build stronger support for prevention and equity approaches.

Learning Objectives: • Why our messages frequently fail to translate the importance of public health to people outside the field. • How to use well-researched values and explanatory metaphors to "decode" our work on social determinants and health equity. • Why "naked numbers" are problematic and how "social math" can help our audience better understand the significance of data • How these framing practices can be applied to MCH advocacy.

2018 DMCHWD Grantee Virtual Meeting: How to Tell Your Program's Story. Year Developed: 2018. Source: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Division of Maternal and Child Health Workforce Development. Presenter(s): Deborah Klein Walker, EdD. Type: PowerPoint Presentation. Level: Intermediate Advanced. Length: Self-paced, multiple items..

Annotation: The meeting addressed how to compose and share your program's story from a high-level perspective, emphasizing effectiveness, impact, and interaction with key audiences. It also underscored the value of building and establishing relationships with decision-makers, state agencies, community organizations, and more. To highlight Dr. Klein Walker's presentation, three (3) DMCHWD grantees shared their examples during the webinar. You can view the YouTube recording of the presentation. Their slides and attachments are located on the webpage at the link in this record. The three programs were: * Leadership Education in Adolescent Health (LEAH): MCH H.O.P.E.S. (Birmingham, AL) * Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND): Cincinnati Children's Hospital (Cincinnati, OH) * Healthy Tomorrows: Clinic in the Park (Santa Ana, CA) This resource includes the meeting agenda, PowerPoint slides, transcripts, discussion notes, and other materials.

Crafting Richer Public Health Messages using Moral Foundations Theory. Year Developed: 2017. Source: Network for Public Health Law. Presenter(s): Gene Matthews; Scott Burris. Type: Webinar. Level: Advanced. Length: 90 minutes.

Annotation: Effective messaging of public health challenges and interventions is essential to public health practice and especially to implementing public health laws and policies in a polarized political environment. It is easy for public health leaders to become consumed with the ongoing political and resource shifts taking place in public health and health care. However, it is also clear that those in public health, at all levels, want to engage more deeply and meaningfully with communities of all backgrounds who are burdened by poor health. Using Moral Foundations Theory, the speakers explain how liberals and conservative audiences resonate differently to six intuitive foundational moral values. This session explores crafting messages that embrace all six foundational values so that public health practitioners may engage a broader base of support and develop new community partnerships.

Special Instructions: Slides and videos for all three parts of this series are available on the series link.

Continuing Education: Individuals may qualify for CLE credit. ASLME is an approved provider of continuing legal education credits in several states ASLME will also apply for CLE credits in other states upon request.

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-]

Public Speaking: Ten Tips from GovLoop's Founder. Year Developed: 2015. Source: GovLoop. Presenter(s): Steve Ressler. Type: Video Lecture. Level: Introductory. Length: 30 minutes.

Annotation: Public speaking is an art and it does take practice. While you can’t wake up and assume you’re going to be an excellent public speaker, you can hone the skills to get closer to mastery. After all, being an effective presenter is a critical competency for everyone in an organization, not just leaders! The course comprises an overview, 6 lessons,2 interactive segments, and a post-course survey.

Learning Objectives: • Train yourself to speak slowly and keep your remarks succinct. • Incorporate interaction and stories into your speaking opportunities. • Pay attention to the design of your slides and know your content cold.

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.

Health Literacy for Public Health Professionals. Year Developed: 2014. Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Presenter(s): Cynthia Baur, PhD, Julie Gazmararian, PhD, MPH. Type: Online Course. Level: Intermediate Advanced. Length: Self-paced.

Annotation: The purpose of this public health literacy web-based training program is to educate public health professionals about public health literacy and their role in providing health information and services and promoting public health literacy. This web-based course uses a 508-compliant template, knowledge checks, evaluation, CE and other credits, include glossary and resources tabs, scenario-based interactions and video clips.

Learning Objectives: • Define and describe public health literacy. • List factors that influence public health literacy. • Identify who is affected by public health literacy. • Recognize the consequences of limited public health literacy. • Determine who are the stakeholders in public health literacy. • Recognize the role of public health literacy in meeting core public health services. • Apply lessons learned to improve public health literacy.

Continuing Education: CME, CNE, CEU, CECH, and ACPE offered

Writing Briefing Memos. Year Developed: 2012. Source: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Women’s and Children’s Health Policy Center. Presenter(s): Marjory Ruderman, MHS. Type: Video Course. Level: Introductory. Length: 15 minutes.

Annotation: This presentation focuses on the nature, elements and specific uses of briefing memos, and tips for writing good ones. By comparing memo writing to the Ikea business model, Ms. Ruderman discusses solutions to writing an effective memo, including using clear visual cues and logical paths, focusing on the memo’s purpose, avoiding jargon, simplifying sentence structure, and presenting and concluding data effectively.

Learning Objectives: • Understand what a briefing memo is and why you would write one. • Describe the IKEA Effect. • Learn how to present data effectively.

Writing Policy Briefs: A Guide to Translating Science and Engaging Stakeholders. Year Developed: 2011. Source: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Women’s and Children’s Health Policy Center. Presenter(s): Marjory Ruderman, MHS. Type: Narrated Slide Presentation. Level: Introductory Advanced. Length: 18 minutes.

Annotation: The challenges, art and craft of writing documents intended to translate science to action (policy, programs, services) are the subjects of this distance education module. While the primary intended audiences are public health students and practicing professionals, faculty at public health and other MCH training and education programs may find useful tools in this module. Learning objectives give emphasis to basic elements and structure of policy briefs, and to skills development in synthesizing data and information in order to communicate effectively with non-science audiences. The module offers an introductory lecture, examples of the skills in action, and structured exercises for completing the process of writing your own policy brief.

Learning Objectives: • Understand the basic elements of a policy brief. • Identify the information needs of different audiences. • Synthesize data to convey policy implications. • Craft concise language. • Organize information effectively.

Special Instructions: To access video, click “Play Lecture” next to “A. Video Lecture: The Art and Craft of Policy Briefs.”

Making Data Talk: Communicating Public Health Data to the Public, Policy Makers, and the Press. Year Developed: 2010. Source: National Cancer Institute. Presenter(s): David Nilson, MD, MPH; Brad Hesse, PhD. Type: Video. Level: Advanced. Length: 60 minutes.

Annotation: This seminar gives an overview of the fundamentals of communication in relation to presenting data, including how to select statistics, facts and figures to include. The presenters also show how visual aids can be used effectively, and discuss issues to consider when presenting sensitive data.

Learning Objectives: • Understand the fundamentals of communication in relations to presenting data. • List general considerations when selecting and presenting data. • Describe visual and other modes for presenting data in engaging and effective ways. • Discuss a practical framework on how to present data to lay audiences.

Special Instructions: Registration to TRAIN is required. To access the course, click on the “Registration” tab and then click on “Launch.”

Public Health: Telling the Story Using Data. Year Developed: n.a.. Source: University of Minnesota School of Public Health. Presenter(s): Brian Southwell. Type: Online Course. Level: Intermediate Advanced. Length: Self-paced.

Annotation: Students will learn how to use data for program planning and decision making and how to present data for various audiences. They will practice responding to communication opportunities through hypothetical scenario exercises.

Learning Objectives: • Assess the meaning and validity of supporting data/research. • Identify effective and ineffective graphic data charts/tables. • Use data as the basis for conveying messages to others.

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

Continuing Education: 0.2 CEU

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