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Training Spotlight: Diversity and Health Equity. Year Developed: 2021. Source: MCH Navigator. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Interactive Learning Tool. Level: Introductory. Length: Self-paced.

Annotation: Utilizing the structure of the Health Equity Framework (HEF), this training spotlight aims to provide trainings that facilitate the translation of science to practice around the complex nature of health equity. The HEF is a science- and justice-based framework for promoting health equity designed for researchers and practitioners working across public health and social science fields. The HEF highlights the explicit and implicit interactions of multilevel influences on health outcomes and emphasizes that health inequities are the result of cumulative experiences across the life span and generations.

Learning Objectives: Strengthen your knowledge base around the four dimensions of the Health Equity Framework: • Systems of power • Relationships and networks • Individual factors • Psychological pathways

Ensuring Equity in COVID-19 Decision Making: Equity Lens Tool for Health Departments. Year Developed: 2021. Source: Human Impact Partners and Big Cities Health Coalition. Presenter(s): Lili Farhang, Heather Jue Northover, and Gretchen Musicant. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Intermediate. Length: 60 minutes.

Annotation: Recording of January 11, 2021 webinar where Human Impact Partners and Big Cities Health Coalition discuss their tool to support health departments in addressing equity in COVID-19 response. Featuring Lili Farhang, Co-Director, Human Impact Partners, Heather Jue Northover, Director, Center for Health Equity, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, and Gretchen Musicant, Commissioner, City of Minneapolis Health Department.

Learning Objectives: • Reenergize the practice of applying an equity lens in COVID-19 decision making. • Assess how decisions will be experienced by specific communities and ensure these decisions work for the people most impacted. • Learn an approach for engaging with and remaining accountable to communities historically disenfranchised from decision making.

Declaring Racism as a Public Health Crisis. Year Developed: 2021. Source: County Health Rankings and Roadmaps. Presenter(s): Renee Canady, Jannah Bierens, Jennifer Harris, Ericka Burroughs-Girardi, Selma Aly, Joanne Lee. Type: Video. Level: Introductory. Length: 59 minutes.

Annotation: There is a growing number of states and local jurisdictions declaring racism as a public health issue. What do these declarations mean and how are they helpful in advancing racial equity? How ready is the discipline/field of Public Health to actively respond to declarations? Presenters will explore these compelling questions and more in this webinar.

Learning Objectives: • Learn how racism influences health • Discuss root causes of health equity • Differentiate transactional versus transformative approaches • Review MATCH'S Racism Declaration Action Toolkit

Challenging Racist Systems, Processes, and Analyses in Social Care. Year Developed: 2021. Source: Social Interventions Research & Evaluation Network. Presenter(s): Megan Sandel, MD, MPH, Rhea Boyd, MD, MPH. Type: Podcast. Level: Introductory. Length: 29 minutes.

Annotation: This podcast features a conversation between Megan Sandel, MD, MPH, an associate professor of pediatrics at the Boston University Schools of Medicine and Public Health and co-lead principal investigator with Children’s Health Watch, and Rhea Boyd, MD, MPH, a pediatrician, public health advocate, and scholar who is the Director of Equity and Justice for The California Children’s Trust and most recently, co-developed THE CONVERSATION: Between Us, About Us, a national campaign to bring information about the COVID vaccines directly to Black communities.

Learning Objectives: • Understand the role of health care sector efforts to provide assistance to patients to reduce their social risks. • Explore ways in which social inequality has been encoded and medicalized in the conceptualization of social care. • Discuss ways to think differently about what “health equity” means.

Equity, Health Transformation, and Early Childhood Systems Building. Year Developed: 2020. Source: InCK Marks. Presenter(s): Charles Bruner, Kay Johnson, Maxine Hayes, Fan Tait, Wendy Ellis. Type: Webinar. Level: Intermediate. Length: 60 minutes.

Annotation: In this webinar learn about: • The Framework for Child Health Transformation • The Equity Imperative in Health and Early Childhood • Child Health Care and Early Childhood Systems Building

Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health Life Course Perspective, Practice, and Leadership Training Series. Year Developed: 2019. Source: Center of Excellence in Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health; University of California, Berkley. Presenter(s): Michael Lu, MD, MS, MPH; Paula Braveman, MD, MPH; Kiko Malin, MSW/MPH; Anthony Iton, MD, JD, MPH; and Vijaya Hogan, MPH, DrPH. Moderated by Julianna Deardorff, PdD. Type: Online Course. Level: Introductory Intermediate Advanced. Length: 5 modules; self-paced. Registration link

Annotation: The Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health (MCAH) Life Course Perspective, Practice, & Leadership course is designed to provide an understanding of life course perspective, its practical applications, and related leadership opportunities. The life course perspective is a conceptual framework for understanding health trajectories of populations over time. The life course perspective posits that broad social, economic, and environmental factors not only shape health and contribute to health outcomes but are also the underlying causes of inequities in a wide range of maternal and child health outcomes. This course first provides a brief summary of the development and central components of this perspective. Building off these foundational concepts, the course then focuses on practical applications of this perspective in both healthcare settings and public health interventions. Through interviews with leaders in the MCAH field, including clinicians, researchers, and public health practitioners, this course will highlight essential leadership knowledge and skills necessary to apply a life course perspective in practice. The course is self-directed, online, and open source, which allows participants to learn at their own speed and convenience free of charge. While the course is designed with clinical professionals and public health practitioners in mind, it is available to all learners including students and professionals in other fields.

Learning Objectives: Learning Objectives (comprehensive) By the end of the training series, participants will be able to: • Define and describe the life course perspective and its core concepts • Identify examples of how the life course perspective has been applied and implemented in practice settings across the MCAH field • Identify leadership knowledge and skills that support advancing a life course perspective in practice. • Apply life course perspective knowledge and leadership skills to individual professional development.

Special Instructions: Registration is required.

Community Development as a Partner for Health Equity. Year Developed: 2018. Source: UCLA Center for Healthier Children, Families & Communities, Maternal and Child Health Life Course Research Network (LCRN). Presenter(s): Douglas Jutte, MD, MPH; Daniel Lau, MPH. Type: Webinar. Level: Intermediate. Length: 15 minutes.

Annotation: Through this webinar, the Build Healthy Places Network provides an overview of the community development sector, a multi-billion-dollar sector that serves as an action arm for addressing social determinants of health through the development and financing of affordable housing, grocery stores, community centers, health clinics, and services in low- and moderate-income communities. The overview focuses on the sector’s alignment with the health equity goals of public health, shared measurement strategies, and emerging opportunities for cross-sector collaboration.

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Using Social Determinants of Health to Inform Fatality Review. Year Developed: 2017. Source: National Center for Fatality Review and Prevention. Presenter(s): Madelyn Reyes, MA, MPA, RN, Jola Crear-Perry, MD, FACOG, Susan Hurtado. Type: Webinar. Level: Intermediate. Length: 60 minutes. Webinar Slides

Annotation: Social determinants of health are conditions in the environments in which people are born, live, learn, work, play, worship, and age that affect a wide range of health, functioning, and quality-of-life outcomes and risks. Child Death Review (CDR) and Fetal and Infant Mortality Review (FIMR) programs work to understand health care systems and social problems that contribute to fetal, infant, and child deaths and to identify and implement systems improvement and interventions to improve the lives of some of our most vulnerable women, infants, children, and families. Keeping a Social Determinants of Health lens while conducting fatality review is a step toward reducing inequities in these vital health outcomes.

Special Instructions: Password: sdoh

State Approaches to Addressing Health Disparities. Year Developed: 2017. Source: National Conference of State Legislatures and Association of State and Territorial Health Officials. Presenter(s): Shavon Arline-Bradley; Jim Abeler, Sarah Hernandez. Type: Webinar. Level: Intermediate. Length: 58 minutes.

Annotation: Health disparities—differences in health and health care experienced by groups based on social, economic and environmental factors—persist across the nation. Each year, health disparities lead to significant human and financial costs, as certain people experience poorer living conditions, worse health status and treatment outcomes, and more difficulty accessing health care services than their peers in other population groups. State legislators have pursued various policy approaches to reduce health disparities in their communities and states. Through legislative tracking, NCSL has identified multiple strategies being pursued by states, including increasing workforce diversity, improving cultural competence in health care services and addressing the social determinants of health. This webinar, sponsored by NCSL and the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, discusses why state policymakers may consider addressing health disparities, and explore state policy approaches and examples.

Measuring Health Disparities. Year Developed: 2017. Source: Michigan Public Health Training Center. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Online Course. Level: Intermediate. Length: Self-paced.

Annotation: This interactive course focuses on some basic issues for public health practice -- how to understand, define and measure health disparity. This course examines the language of health disparity to come to some common understanding of what that term means, explains key measures of health disparity and shows how to calculate them. This course was originally released in 2005. Given its success as a foundational course, updates were made in 2017 for this new, web-based version.

Learning Objectives: By the end of the first content section (which includes Part I What are Health Disparities? and Part II Issues in Measuring Health Disparities), you will be able to: • Identify the dimensions of health disparity as described in Healthy People 2020 • List three definitions of health disparity. • Interpret health disparity in graphical representations of data. • Explain relative and absolute disparity. • Describe how reference groups can affect disparity measurement. By the end of the second content section (which includes Part III Measures of Health Disparities and Part IV Analytic Steps in Measuring Health Disparity), you will be able to: • Describe at least three complex measures of health disparities. • List strengths and weaknesses of at least three health disparity measures. •Summarize the analytic steps in measuring health disparity.

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Continuing Education: 3 CHES; 3.3 CNE Contact Hours

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