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Where To Find MCH Resources: An Introduction. Year Developed: 2017. Source: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health. Presenter(s): Keisha Watson and John Richards. Type: Narrated Slide Presentation. Level: Introductory. Length: 18 minutes.

Annotation: This short presentation discusses the information needs of MCH professionals and identifies distinct online resources to address those needs, from pop and professional sources such as Google, PubMed, and Wikipedia to grant-supported resources that address MCHB topical programs and initiatives. Topics include data warehouses, research centers, epidemiology sites, professional and membership organizations

Learning Objectives: • Identify information needs of professionals • Explain the differences between types of online resources • Differentiate between trusted and questionable online resources • Understand where to go to find additional resources

Introduction to Proposal Writing. Year Developed: 2015. Source: Foundation Center. Presenter(s): Caroline Herbert. Type: Video. Level: Introductory. Length: 28 minutes. YouTube Video

Annotation: This webinar describes the proposal writing process, through answering frequently encountered questions, and providing examples of the various sections of a proposal. It is most applicable to research or program project proposals. Specifically, the webinar reviews proposal planning, contents, and packaging; it also addresses the steps to take after submission. The webinar is offered both in recorded form, as a self-paced elearning course, and live on certain dates; it is also available in Spanish.

Learning Objectives: • How the proposal fits into the overall grant-seeking process. • What to include in a standard proposal to a foundation. • Tips for making each section of your proposal stronger. • What funders expect to see in your proposal and attachments. • Tips for communicating with funders during the grant process. • Additional resources on proposal writing, including sample proposals.

Special Instructions: To access presentation, scroll down to "Online Classes" click on "Introduction to Proposal Writing Webinar". The next page will have a link "Watch the Webinar" at the bottom of the page.

An Editor’s Perspective on Preparing, Reviewing and Selecting Manuscripts for Publication. Year Developed: 2013. Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists. Presenter(s): Samuel F. Posner, PhD. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Advanced. Length: 65 minutes. Webinar slides

Annotation: This webinar presents helpful hints and common problems in manuscript preparation, submission, review and publication processes. It begins by discussing why publication is important and the benefits of professional publication. The webinar covers the process of preparing a manuscript, including style considerations, common submission mistakes, and the steps for submission. The presenter discusses the manuscript review and selection process and gives information on how to respond to reviewers as well as what to expect after a manuscript has been accepted.

Special Instructions: This presentation consists of a webinar recording (WMV) and a set of 20 slides (PDF) from the speaker. Allow time for the recording to download.

Writing Briefing Memos. Year Developed: 2012. Source: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Women’s and Children’s Health Policy Center. Presenter(s): Marjory Ruderman, MHS. Type: Video Course. Level: Introductory. Length: 15 minutes.

Annotation: This presentation focuses on the nature, elements and specific uses of briefing memos, and tips for writing good ones. By comparing memo writing to the Ikea business model, Ms. Ruderman discusses solutions to writing an effective memo, including using clear visual cues and logical paths, focusing on the memo’s purpose, avoiding jargon, simplifying sentence structure, and presenting and concluding data effectively.

Learning Objectives: • Understand what a briefing memo is and why you would write one. • Describe the IKEA Effect. • Learn how to present data effectively.

Writing Policy Briefs: A Guide to Translating Science and Engaging Stakeholders. Year Developed: 2011. Source: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Women’s and Children’s Health Policy Center. Presenter(s): Marjory Ruderman, MHS. Type: Narrated Slide Presentation. Level: Introductory Advanced. Length: 18 minutes.

Annotation: The challenges, art and craft of writing documents intended to translate science to action (policy, programs, services) are the subjects of this distance education module. While the primary intended audiences are public health students and practicing professionals, faculty at public health and other MCH training and education programs may find useful tools in this module. Learning objectives give emphasis to basic elements and structure of policy briefs, and to skills development in synthesizing data and information in order to communicate effectively with non-science audiences. The module offers an introductory lecture, examples of the skills in action, and structured exercises for completing the process of writing your own policy brief.

Learning Objectives: • Understand the basic elements of a policy brief. • Identify the information needs of different audiences. • Synthesize data to convey policy implications. • Craft concise language. • Organize information effectively.

Special Instructions: To access video, click “Play Lecture” next to “A. Video Lecture: The Art and Craft of Policy Briefs.”

Preparing a Successful Manuscript. Year Developed: 2011. Source: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Office of Epidemiology and Research. Presenter(s): James Perrin, MD; Donna Petersen, ScD, MHS. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Advanced. Length: 55 minutes.

Annotation: The webinar is presented by two leading editors in the MCH field about how to prepare a successful manuscript for publication. This session describes the organization and key elements of a research paper. It considers both quantitative and qualitative presentations and makes suggestions regarding making a paper ready for submission. Presenters include (1) Dr. James Perrin,Professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and director of the Division of General Pediatrics and the MGH Center for Child and Adolescent Health Policy and founding editor of Academic Pediatrics (formally known as Ambulatory Pediatrics); (2) Dr. Donna Petersen, Dean of USF’s College of Public Health and the Editor-in Chief of the Maternal and Child Health Journal.

Learning Objectives: • Learn how to prepare a successful manuscript for publication. • Describe the organization and key elements of a research paper.

Tips for Getting Published. Year Developed: 2010. Source: Society for Public Health Education. Presenter(s): Fran Butterfloss, PhD; Randy Schwartz, MSPH. Type: Video. Level: Introductory. Length: 45 minutes.

Annotation: This 45-minute presentation is a brief overview of publishing papers, and includes slides, as well as “Publishing Your Work” Fact Sheets. The presenters discuss why public health professionals should publish their work, the 5-stage writing method, and how to navigate the publishing process. At the end of the seminar, there is a question and answer session that addresses key questions and concerns.

Learning Objectives: • Identify the stages of the 5-stage writing process. • List at least 3 review tasks to complete before submitting a paper for peer review.

Special Instructions: To access presentation, scroll to the very bottom of the landing page and click on “Archived Webinars page.” Then scroll down to the August 3, 2010 webinar “Tips for Getting Published.” Click on “Recorded Webinar” to download presentation. [Note: Need Windows Media Player to watch].

Continuing Education: One continuing education contact hour offered for Certified Health Education Specialists.

Grant Writing. Year Developed: n.a.. Source: Upper Midwest Public Health Training Center. Presenter(s): Jane Schadle RNC, MSHA. Type: Online Course. Level: Introductory. Length: 60 minutes.

Annotation: This course is part of a the New Public Health Administrators Series, a 14 hour-long online program targeted toward new public health administrators and nursing administrators. This course may be taken by itself, or as part of the New Public Health Admin (NPHA) Curriculum. Grant Writing, by Jane Schadle - consists of a one hour video segment which is accessible via video streaming technology. PowerPoint slides of the presentation are provided in PDF format. Participants will be assessed through practice exercises and an online post-test.

Learning Objectives: • Identify grant awarding organizations in Iowa. • Describe the steps involved in preparing a grant application. • Describe the resources needed in preparing a grant application. • Discuss the reporting obligations once a grant is awarded. • Discuss the implications of grant awards to agency budgets.

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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.