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Developing Family-Driven Practices: The National Family Support Network's Standards of Quality for Family Strengthening & Support. Year Developed: 2019. Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Presenter(s): Millie Sweeney; Andrew Russo; Toni Donnelly; Tammi Paul. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Intermediate. Length: 77 minutes.

Annotation: System of care communities are challenged with developing and implementing a family-driven array of services and supports. The National Family Support Network offers the Standards of Quality for Family Strengthening & Support, a framework with the vision is implementation will help ensure that families are supported and strengthened through quality practice.. It was designed to be used by all stakeholders–public departments, foundations, community-based organizations, and parents–across different kinds of Family Strengthening and Family Support programs as a tool for planning, providing, and assessing quality practice. This Learning Community provides an overview of the National Family Support Network, its Standards of Quality, and how family leaders and family-run organizations can use the Standards to bring communities together for implementation of quality family support practices.

Measuring Family Engagement in MCH Research: Opportunities and Challenges. Year Developed: 2018. Source: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Office of Epidemiology and Research. Presenter(s): Christina Bethell, PhD, MBA, MPH; Clarissa Hoover, MPH. Type: Webinar. Level: Intermediate. Length: 57 minutes.

Annotation: The MCH community has a long-standing tradition of integrating family engagement into programs, research, and practice. Yet, tested and validated measures to improve and sustain the quality of family engagement in health services and research are lacking.

Learning Objectives: • Understand currently available measures of family engagement. • Identify gaps in developing and utilizing these measures. • Learn innovative strategies for engaging families in research.

Engaging Diverse Families in Leadership for Systems Change. Year Developed: 2018. Source: Family Voices and National Center for Family-Professional Partnerships. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Intermediate Advanced. Length: 90 minutes.

Annotation: Family organizations, professionals, and state and local agencies are increasingly seeking to engage diverse families in leadership to improve systems. This webinar provides tools and strategies to: assess and improve agency and staff readiness; identify, recruit, prepare, engage and support diverse family leaders in meaningful leadership roles; recognize family leader contributions; become an organization more focused on and capable of supporting diverse leadership. The webinar was hosted by the National Center for Family Professional Partnerships (NCFPP) and presented by Diana Autin of the Statewide Parent Advocacy Network (SPAN). A video and slides are available.

Partnering in the Title V Block Grant Process. Year Developed: 2015. Source: National Center for Family Professional Partnerships. Presenter(s): Nora Wells, Lisa Maynes, Pip Marks, Joni Bruce, Diana Autin. Type: Video Webinar. Level: Advanced. Length: 64 minutes. List of training webinars

Annotation: Title V needs family involvement to strengthen the Block Grant. In this webinar, a panel of family leaders from three states--California, Oklahoma, and Vermont--shared their organizations' involvement in the Block Grant process and detail their paths to partnership with their state Title V, sharing tips and lessons learned along the way for building this important relationship. The list of training webinars provides a link to the slides and 5 handouts for this presentation.

Family-Centered Care Training Brief. Year Developed: 2015. Source: MCH Navigator. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Interactive Learning Tool. Level: Introductory Intermediate Advanced. Length: Self-paced.

Annotation: This training brief focuses on learning opportunities aimed to assist MCH professionals increase their knowledge and skills of the family-centered system of care and improve the health outcomes of women, children and families.

Every Child Deserves a Medical Home/Family-Centered Care [YouTube Channel]. Year Developed: 2012. Source: American Academy of Pediatrics. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Video. Level: Introductory. Length: 20 minutes.

Annotation: AAP Medical Home’s channel houses a compilation of videos developed by the National Center for Medical Home Implementation. “Every Child Deserves a Medical Home” includes several short feature narratives presented by pediatricians, other healthcare providers, and families who – in their own words – describe what “medical home” means to them. These videos discuss the key constructs in evaluating a medical home, including team-based care, coordination, and quality improvement.

Special Instructions: Look for the videos showing a poster in the background with the slogan "Every Child Deserves a Medical Home" (20 videos, ranging in length from .37 minutes to 3.31 minutes each).

Increasing Meaningful Partnerships between Families and MCH Partnerships [Cultivating Family/Professional Partnerships]. Year Developed: n.a.. Source: Maternal and Child Health Public Health Leadership Institute. Presenter(s): Eileen Forlenza. Type: Narrated Slide Presentation. Level: Intermediate Advanced. Length: 30 minutes.

Annotation: In this 30-minute presentation, Eileen Forlenza, a nationally renowned family leader and speaker on Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN), addresses four critical strategies to establish meaningful partnerships between families of CSHCN and MCH professionals. The focus of the lesson is on the importance of involving and partnering with families at all levels of programming and leadership in public health organizations—especially organizations that work with children and individuals with special health care needs. The presentation provides valuable skills to engage and empower families as well as considerations organizations should take into account in regard to quality improvement and shifting the role of the agency from a dependency model to an empowerment model. It also gives tangible tools to promote family leadership, participation, and inclusion in all areas of an organization.

Learning Objectives: • Understand how to create a shared vision. • Describe the progression of family leadership. • Learn how you can promote partnerships in public health.

Special Instructions: To access this learning opportunity, scroll down on the landing page to “Increasing Meaningful Partnerships between Families and MCH Partnerships” leadership module and click on “View Module Presentation.” Title on the first slide is "Cultivating Family/Professional Partnerships."

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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 $180,000/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.