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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.

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.

Achieving True Partnership: Integrating Family Engagement in Systems of Care. Year Developed: 2017. Source: National Center for Medical Home Implementation, National Center for Family Professional Partnerships, Bright Futures National Center. Presenter(s): Deborah Garneau MA, Cornelia Deagle PhD MSPH, Barbara Kahler MD FAAP, Dana Yarbrough. Type: n.a.. Level: Introductory Intermediate. Length: 56 minutes.

Annotation: This webinar identified practical strategies to facilitate partnerships between systems of care, focusing specifically on collaboration between Title V programs, state American Academy of Pediatrics Chapters, and family leadership organizations. Faculty presented lessons learned from a state-wide medical home implementation project with family leadership.

Learning Objectives: • Define and describe the characteristics of family engagement at the systems level. • Identify practical strategies and tools that encourage and measure family engagement at the systems level, including partnerships between Title V programs, state AAP chapters, and Family-to-Family Health Information Centers. • Describe evidence=based and evidence-informed practices for family engagement at the systems level.

Engagement of Family Leader Organizations in Non-CSHCN Initiatives. Year Developed: 2015. Source: National Center for Family Professional Partnerships. Presenter(s): Malia Corde, Amy Nienhuis, Jane St. John, Susan Bird. Type: Webcast. Level: Intermediate. Length: 53 minutes.

Annotation: Family involvement is essential to the successful development and adoption of health-related programs that affect families. Family engagement is now being measured across MCH systems and not just within programs for children with special health care needs (CSHCN). Family organizations serving families of CSHCN are already actively engaged in partnerships around how to promote family engagement in health care beyond CSHCN populations. This webinar was a panel presentation of three Family to Family Health Information Centers (F2Fs) and Family Voices State Affiliate Organizations (FV SAOs) highlighting examples and lessons learned from their successful partnerships and collaborations on Non-CSHCN initiatives. Speakers: Malia Corde of New Jersey's Statewide Parent Advocacy Network (SPAN) will highlight three projects, funded through the NJ Department of Health and NJ Department of Human Services, that focus on improving pregnancy outcomes and the prevention of birth defects and developmental disabilities. Amy Nienhuis of Family Connection in South Carolina will discuss elements of her organization's state contract with the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control that reach beyond CSHCN populations. Jane St. John and Susan Bird of Missouri Family to Family will highlight an evolution of partnerships with stakeholders including Missouri's Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems and Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting which have resulted in increased family involvement in several initiatives across the state.

Organizational Development: Race, Language, and Ethnicity Data Collection. Year Developed: 2014. Source: Family Voices and National Center for Family/Professional Partnerships. Presenter(s): Julie Lucerno. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Introductory Intermediate. Length: 58 minutes.

Annotation: Julie Lucero, PhD, MPH, presented on the collection of Race/Ethnicity and Language (REL) data. Collection of this data is important to tracking progress of health disparities across populations. Health disparities impact individual and family well-being throughout the United States by compounding and intersecting with traumatic life conditions such as the chronic strain of poverty and marginalization. The presentation included a brief history of health disparities and race/ethnicity categories; a description of why REL data are collected; and how to ask the questions. Facilitator: Trish Thomas, Family Voices; Speaker: Julie Lucero, PhD, MPH, Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of New Mexico (UNM) Health Sciences Center and the Associate Director of the Center for Participatory Research, and a senior fellow with the New Mexico Center for the Advancement of Research Engagement and Science on Health Disparities Center (NM CARES), a National Institute for Minority Health and Health Disparities funded center

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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