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Learning Opportunities for the Title V Workforce in Communities and at the Local Level Training Brief. Year Developed: Unknown. Source: MCH Navigator. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Interactive Learning Tool. Level: Introductory Intermediate Advanced. Length: Self-paced.

Annotation: This training brief focuses on those skills needed in communities as identified by CityMatCH's Strategic Work Plan. It covers collaboration and partnerships; evaluation; health equity and social justice for improved family and community health; use of data strategically for the transformation of family and community health; engaging and strengthening MCH leaders; and community health centers.

Public Health Pronto. Year Developed: 2017. Source: MCH Navigator. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Interactive Learning Tool. Level: Introductory Intermediate. Length: Self-paced. Module Menu

Annotation: Public Health Pronto is one of the MCH Navigator's microlearning projects that allows you to participate in short bursts of learning to improve your public health skills. Similar in format to the 5-Minute MCH microlearning program, Public Health Pronto has an improved the format, while keeping the emphasis on just-in-time, incremental, communal learning that can be accessed on-the-go to match your fast-paced work life. The program addresses the eight Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals and three Health Transformation cores (in collaboration with the National MCH Workforce Development Center), putting key public health concepts into alignment with MCH priorities by using an easy-to-follow modular format designed to increase your knowledge and skills through 5-minute intensive learning sessions.

Giving and Receiving Feedback For Personal and Professional Growth. Year Developed: 2017. Source: Region IV Public Health Training Center. Presenter(s): Shana Merlin. Type: Webinar. Level: Introductory Intermediate Advanced. Length: 90 minutes.

Annotation: Without feedback, individuals and organizations cannot grow. Feedback is the key to better serving your community and getting the most out of your team. But giving and receiving feedback can be incredibly uncomfortable and unproductive. And when done poorly, feedback can actually be destructive. In this interactive and light-hearted session, learn the right questions to ask and how to handle the feedback – good or bad – with courtesy and professionalism. Get tools in how to deliver feedback that is specific, actionable and measurable. So instead of shrinking from feedback you can embrace it for the opportunity it is.

Learning Objectives: • Ask open, specific questions to solicit useful feedback. • Use the LAST method (Listen Apologize Solve Thank) when dealing with negative feedback. • Develop a growth mindset that is curious, flexible, and welcomes feedback as a tool for personal and professional development.

Shaping Organizational Culture: The Role of Leaders. Year Developed: 2016. Source: Region IV Public Health Training Center. Presenter(s): Peter M. Ginter, Ph.D.. Type: Webcast. Level: Intermediate. Length: 90 minutes.

Annotation: Leaders at all organizational levels assume many roles in establishing consensus, setting strategic direction, and motivating performance. One of the most important roles a leader plays is shaping the organizational culture. This webinar will introduce public health professionals to the essential tasks of effective leaders and highlight leaders’ behaviors, attitudes and values that shape an adaptive organizational culture. Participants will also learn about principles and strategies for helping an organization become less bureaucratic and more adaptive.

Learning Objectives: • Describe the essential tasks of leaders. • Describe the behaviors, attitudes, and values that shape an adaptive organizational culture. • Discuss principles and strategies for moving an organization to be less bureaucratic and more adaptive.

Special Instructions: Requires registration.

The Power of Questions. Year Developed: 2015. Source: GovLoop. Presenter(s): Carol Goldsmith. Type: Video Lecture. Level: Introductory. Length: 15 minutes.

Annotation: You can never ask a dumb question, right? While that saying might stand true, you can always ask a better question after a little preparation. Carol Goldsmith, a renowned career coach, makes certain the daily questions you ask will have outcomes that define goals, clarify thinking, and deepen understanding on your topics of discussion. The course comprises an overview and introduction; lessons on what makes a good coaching question and high-quality coaching questions; and a post-course survey.

Learning Objectives: • Describe the power of questions, why they are an essential tool in coaching and what constitutes a “high quality coaching session”. • List and describe the types of high quality coaching questions – closed and judgmental vs. curious and open-ended, and wordy vs. elegant. • Discover ten ways to improve your questions and conduct better coaching sessions.

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.

The Power of Listening. Year Developed: 2015. Source: GovLoop. Presenter(s): Carol Goldsmith. Type: Video Lecture. Level: Introductory. Length: 30 minutes.

Annotation: Have you ever wondered how well you actually listen? Improve how you receive important information, and put your past knowledge to the test as author and discovery coach, Carol Goldsmith, breaks down the levels of active listening and shares tips on how to retain exactly what your client wants you to hear. The course comprises an overview and introduction; lessons on how we listen, the levels of listening, intentional listening, and hearing aids; and a post-course survey.

Learning Objectives: • Why listening is vital to successful coaching. • The common barriers to effective listening. • How to listen intently and intelligently. • How to use Carol’s “Hearing Aids” for better listening .

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.

The MCH Navigator Online Self-Assessment Tool for the Title V Workforce. Year Developed: 2015. Source: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs. Presenter(s): John Richards, MA. Type: Video Conference. Level: Introductory. Length: 41 minutes.

Annotation: The MCH Navigator has developed a new, online self‐assessment tool for the Title V workforce. This session described the process utilized to convert the assessment from its original design into an electronic format including an innovative conditional programming structure, customized results page, and other new features. It discussed how Title V professionals can use the tool to identify their strengths and areas of need in serving the MCH community. The tool was structured using the 12 MCH Leadership Competencies with each question addressing participant knowledge or skills. Therefore, results and learning opportunities suggested based on specific needs are directly correlated to the MCH Leadership Competency framework developed by MCHB.

The Influence of Character: The Role of Character, Values, and Ethics in Negotiation and Persuasion. Year Developed: 2015. Source: GovLoop. Presenter(s): Jack London. Type: Video Lecture. Level: Introductory. Length: 35 minutes.

Annotation: Character at work and life is vital to success. A reputation for strong character and values helps you succeed in influencing and negotiating. It is difficult to imagine long-term influence without character. Trust and integrity make a person more persuasive in the long-term than false promises and self-serving tactics. This course is led by bestselling author of “Character: The Ultimate Success Factor,” Dr. Jack London, Chairman of the Consolidated Analysis Center, Incorporated (CACI). The course comprises an overview, 4 lessons, and a post-course survey.

Learning Objectives: • What is meant by the term character? • Why is character still of primary importance for successful, sustainable nations and organizations? • How does character apply to better negotiating? • The intersection of character, trust, ethics, and leadership.

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.

Strategies for Change: Implement Change and Gain Leadership Buy-in. Year Developed: 2015. Source: GovLoop. Presenter(s): Martha Johnson. Type: Video Lecture. Level: Introductory. Length: 35 minutes.

Annotation: Big and small changes in the workplace require sensible leadership. There are many implications in small vs. big changes, which can also affect how you attain leadership buy-in. This course is led by leadership expert, Martha Johnson, Leadership Speaker and Consultant with more than 3o years of experience in business and government. She is also the bestselling author of “On My Watch: Leadership, Innovation, and Personal Resilience.” The course comprises an overview and introduction, 6 lessons, and a post-course survey.

Learning Objectives: • The practicalities of big change versus incremental change. • Differences between disruptions and interruptions. • How government leaders can choose and steward change.

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.

Leading for Engagement: Getting Employees to Love What They Do. Year Developed: 2015. Source: GovLoop. Presenter(s): Brian Crewe. Type: Video Lecture. Level: Introductory. Length: 8 minutes.

Annotation: Engagement is definitely a big buzzword these days. How do we get people to do more in an environment where resources are dwindling? More importantly, how do you get beyond the buzzword to reflect on how your role shapes engagement at your agency, regardless of your title? Taught by Brian Crewe, who brings a perspective from more than 10 years in federal and local government, you will come to find that better engagement begins not at the highest levels of the organization, but within yourself. The course comprises an overview, one lesson, and a post-course survey.

Learning Objectives: • Understand what it means to manage yourself and how your behavior affects others • Realize that the Platinum Rule is more important than the Golden Rule when it comes to managing others • Think about whether or not you really want to be a leader…or an exceptional follower!

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.

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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.