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

Leadership Conversations: Communicate to Become a More Effective Leader. Year Developed: 2015. Source: GovLoop. Presenter(s): Alan S. Berson. Type: Video. Level: Introductory. Length: 30 minutes.

Annotation: Great leaders understand the importance of regular and meaningful conversations between themselves and their teams. However, those conversations are not all the same. Your leadership style, the personalities of your team, and the needs of your organization will dictate how to make the most of these necessary conversations. This course is led by Alan S. Berson, an executive coach, leadership consultant and professor with years of experience leading Fortune 500 companies. He’s also the co-author of “Leadership Conversations”, on which this course is based. The course comprises an overview, one lesson, and a post-course survey.

Learning Objectives: • How conversations can help you connect with your team and become a more effective leader. • How to embed continuous learning to build a culture of success. • How to inspire people in difficult times with proven step-by-step processes.

Engagement Vs. Management: Actions for Leading Engagement. Year Developed: 2015. Source: GovLoop. Presenter(s): Derrick Barton, Jason Parman. Type: Video. Level: Introductory. Length: 30 minutes.

Annotation: Management expert Gary Hamel notes that, “modern organizations are motivationally crippled because they coerce grudging compliance instead of inspiring passion and performance.” Most of today’s government employees are knowledge workers, who come with particular ways of being motivated and managed. How do managers connect with their team in a way that motivates and inspires them? How do leaders know what to invest in to motivate their employees? The course comprises an overview and introduction, 6 lessons, 2 knowledge checks, and a post-course survey.

Learning Objectives: • Learn six actions for leading engagement. • Recognize employees and colleagues across four different levels of engagement. • Estimate the financial impact of disengagement. • Understand what tools to invest in to increase engagement.

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.

5-Minute MCH. Year Developed: 2015. Source: MCH Navigator. Presenter(s): Varies.. Type: Interactive Learning Tool. Level: Introductory Intermediate. Length: Self-paced.

Annotation: 5-Minute MCH is a microlearning program designed to cover each of the 12 MCH Leadership Competencies. The program is structured using an easy-to-follow modular format designed to increase knowledge and skills through 5-minute intensive learning sessions. In module 1 of each competency, participants will learn about a new competency through a 5-minute video podcast. This includes learning what knowledge and skill sets each competency contains and how they are important in the daily work of MCH professionals. In module 2 of each competency, participants will receive 5 highly focused learning opportunities for that competency. Learners may take one or all of the trainings to sharpen knowledge and skills. In module 3 of each competency, participants will receive 5 implementation strategies to put knowledge to practice. Learners may share their experiences implementing the strategies on the 5-Minute Portal. In module 4 of each competency, participants will hear a 5-minute presentation from an expert in the field.

The True Meaning of Succession Planning. Year Developed: 2013. Source: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs. Presenter(s): Michael Warren, MD, MPH; Linda McElwain, RN; Patricia Tilley, MS, MA. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Introductory. Length: 60 minutes. Slides

Annotation: This webinar is structured around the premise that succession planning is not just about identifying and grooming the next generation of leaders. Rather, it is an on-going part of workforce development efforts designed to sustain an organization or agency’s capacity. During the webinar, Michael Warren, provides an overview of the concept of succession planning and shares efforts related to workforce development in his state of Tennessee. MCH leaders, Linda McElwain (WY), and Patricia Tilley (NH) share their experiences and resources related to building a competent workforce by developing skills, knowledge and leadership among their staff.

Learning Objectives: • Define professional development. • Learn the challenges of succession planning. • Understand the skills, competencies and models of success in succession planning.

Leadership: Giving and Receiving Feedback. Year Developed: 2013. Source: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Women’s and Children’s Health Policy Center. Presenter(s): Robert Wm. Blum, MD, PhD, MPH. Type: Video. Level: Introductory. Length: 40 minutes.

Annotation: In this multi-section video presentation, Dr. Blum discusses the critical importance of and challenges inherent in giving and receiving feedback, whether one is in a supervisory, employee, or peer communication situation. Strategies for effective interactions of this nature are provided.

Transformational Leadership: Women Lead the Way. Year Developed: 2012. Source: CityMatCH. Presenter(s): Linda Tarr-Whelan. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Intermediate. Length: 42 minutes.

Annotation: This webinar describes the importance of women in leadership roles and as change agents, why it matters for women to be 30% of the leadership, how other countries are ahead of the United States, what women can to to transform leadership, and how women can prepare themselves to be leaders.

Maternal and Child Health Course Bundle: Management. Year Developed: 2012. Source: University of Alabama at Birmingham Maternal and Child Health Leadership and Policy Education Program and the South Central Public Health Training Center. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Online Course. Level: Intermediate. Length: 420 minutes. Troubleshooting Tips for South Central Public Health Partnership Courses

Annotation: Good management skills are important in any profession and maternal and child health is certainly no exception. In fact, in a recent survey almost 50 percent of state Maternal and Child Health and Children with Special Health Care Needs program directors identified management skill development as a top three training need for their staff members. The current climate of budget reductions and staffing changes highlights the need for strong management skills that can keep MCH programs running efficiently and motivate workers to perform at their highest levels.

Special Instructions: To access the course bundle, click on the link and scroll down to the “Management” section on the landing page. Click the “Here” buttons for more information or to enroll in the courses. Registration to the South Central Public Health Partnership is required. For new users it will take one weekday to receive an access email. If you are registered in TRAIN, login using that username and password. Click on “Certificate Programs,” click on “View all Available Certificates,” and select “Maternal and Child Health Course Bundle: Management.”

Maternal and Child Health Course Bundle: Leadership. Year Developed: 2012. Source: University of Alabama at Birmingham Maternal and Child Health Leadership and Policy Education Program and the South Central Public Health Training Center. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Online Course. Level: Introductory Intermediate. Length: Self-paced. Troubleshooting Tips for South Central Public Health Partnership Courses

Annotation: Leadership development is an important topic in any profession and maternal and child health is no exception. In fact, in a recent survey nearly 60 percent of state Maternal and Child Health and Children with Special Health Care Needs program directors identified leadership skill development as a top three training need for their staff members. Given the aging work force and the potential for significant numbers of retirements over the next few years, thoughtful preparation of junior level staff to assure they are ready to assume leadership roles in the future is critical to the continued success of Title V programs. This bundle consists of 12 courses covering community partnerships, succession planning, diversity leadership, advocacy, strategic planning and systems approaches, collaboration, and advanced leadership and practice.

Special Instructions: To access the course bundle, click on the link and scroll down to the “Leadership” section on the landing page. Click the “Here” buttons for more information or to enroll in the courses. Registration to the South Central Public Health Partnership is required. For new users it will take one weekday to receive an access email. If you are registered in TRAIN, login using that username and password. Click on “Certificate Programs,” click on “View all Available Certificates,” and select “Maternal and Child Health Course Bundle: Leadership.”

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