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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.

Novel Approaches to Public Health: Tech and Innovation for Supporting Public Health. Year Developed: 2017-2018. Source: Public Health Institute. Presenter(s): Sue Grinnell and others. Type: Webinar Series. Level: Introductory. Length: Series, various lengths.

Annotation: Technology is now an integral part of our every day lives, but are we leveraging it effectively in public health? Join hosts Public Health Institute (PHI) and P2Health to explore innovative approaches to solving public health problems, learn about emerging trends in technology and other innovations to support improved health, hear from startups bosWell and Bloomlife on the solutions they've devised to address health issues, and discover resources and information on technology and innovation.

Learning Objectives: • Explore innovative approaches to solving public health problems. • Learn about emerging trends in technology and other innovations to support improved health. • Hear from startups bosWell and Bloomlife on the solutions they've devised to address health issues. • Discover resources and information on technology and innovation.

Health Equity Guide Webinar Series. Year Developed: 2017-2018. Source: Human Impact Partners. Presenter(s): Linda Rae Murray, Rebekah Gowler, Deborah Garneau, Shawna Davie, Matias Valenzuela, Jordan Bingham, Evonda Smith, Sandi Galvez, Rex Archer, Lili Farhang, Andy Wessel, Jeanne Ayers. Type: Webinar Series. Level: Advanced. Length: 255 minutes.

Annotation: This 4-part webinar series brings together national experts and local health departments to discuss their work to advance health equity. Each webinar focuses on a set of strategic practices that health departments can take to pursue a wall-to-wall transformation of how they work internally, with communities, and alongside other government agencies.

Transformation of the Maternal and Child Health Block Grant: MCH Transformation 3.0. Year Developed: 2013-2014. Source: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau. Presenter(s): Michael C. Lu, MD, MPH. Type: Video. Level: Intermediate. Length: varies.

Annotation: In this series of videos, Dr. Lu explains how the U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau has been working in partnership with the leadership in State Title V Maternal and Child Health (MCH) programs, national MCH leaders, and other stakeholders to develop and refine a new vision (titled MCH 3.0) for transforming the MCH Block Grant to better meet current and future challenges facing the Nation’s mothers and children, including children with special health care needs. Dr. Lu explains how MCHB has used a three-proged approach to begin this process and discusses the evolution of MCH 3.0.

Learning Objectives: • Understand the mission, vision, and partnerships needed to implement MCH 3.0. • Understand the focus on reducing burden, maintaining flexibility, and improving accountability in transforming state Title V performance measure reporting. • Introduce 15 "straw man" performance measures to elicit discussion.

Special Instructions: Access two videos on the right-hand side of the screen.

Research Innovations & Challenges (EnRICH) Webinar Series. Year Developed: 2011-2016. Source: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Office of Epidemiology and Research. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Webinar Series. Level: Advanced. Length: n.a..

Annotation: This series of webinars feature special topics related to Maternal and Child Health (MCH) research. Each event features one or more speakers who are experts in the field. Topics include Marginal Structural Models and Methodological Clarity, Qualitative Methods for Public Health: An Overview and Introduction, Estimating Absolute Differences and Relative Rate Ratios from Regression Models, and Using Electronic Health Records for Health Services Research.

MCH Needs Assessment Toolkit. Year Developed: 2019. Source: National MCH Workforce Development Center, AMCHP, and the MCH Navigator. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Interactive Learning Tool. Level: Introductory Intermediate Advanced. Length: Self-paced.

Annotation: This training toolkit focuses on learning opportunities and practical tools for use by the Title V workforce in understanding and implementing needs assessment, including community partnerships, data, program monitoring and evaluation, policy analysis, and principles of public health. It was developed by a collaboration of the National MCH Workforce Development Center, AMCHP, and the MCH Navigator.

Making Sense of Numbers: Understanding Risks and Benefits. Learning How to Communicate Health Statistics. Year Developed: 2019. Source: National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Northwest Region. Presenter(s): Nancy Shin. Type: Webinar. Level: Intermediate. Length: 90 minutes.

Annotation: Numeracy literacy is not only a problem for individuals receiving health information but also for those providing information that contain numbers. This class is a basic introduction for anyone who wants to understand how to communicate health information that involves numeracy. The purpose of this class is to understand risk and benefits from a layman’s perspective and to understand that the communication of numbers must be clear and easy to understand. In this 1.5 hour class, participants will also be introduced to several NLM and NIH tools that will help in the development of educational materials. Audience is anyone providing health information to the general public, including healthcare instructors, public and medical librarians, patient educators.

Learning Objectives: Participants will be able to: • Understand their role in risk communication and health numeracy. • Understand risk and benefit statistics from a layman’s perspective. • Understand that the communication of numbers must be clear and easy to understand. • Understand that numeracy is a key component of health literacy and shared decision making in managing one’s health.

Continuing Education: This class is eligible for Consumer Health Information Specialization continuing education credit awarded by the Medical Library Association.

Making Sense of Numbers: Understanding Risks and Benefits. Communicating Numerical Health Information. Year Developed: 2019. Source: National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Northwest Region. Presenter(s): Michelle Burda. Type: Webinar. Level: Intermediate. Length: 90 minutes.

Annotation: Numeracy literacy is not only a problem for individuals receiving health information but also for those providing information. This class is a basic introduction for anyone who wants to understand how to communicate health information that involves numbers. The purpose of this class is to understand risk and benefits from an individual's perspective and to understand that the communication of numbers must be clear and easy to understand. In this 1.5 hour class, participants will also be introduced to several NLM and NIH tools that will help in the development of educational materials. Audience is anyone providing health information to the general public, including healthcare instructors, public and medical librarians, patient educators.

Learning Objectives: Participants will be able to: • Understand their role in communicating health risks and benefits to individuals. • Understand risk and benefit statistics from an individual's perspective. • Understand that the communication of numbers must be clear and easy to understand. • Understand that numeracy is a key component of health literacy and shared decision making in managing one’s health.

Continuing Education: This class is eligible for Consumer Health Information Specialization continuing education credit awarded by the Medical Library Association.

Using Population Data to Complement Fatality Review Data: An Overview of CDC WONDER and Perinatal Periods of Risk (PPOR). Year Developed: 2018. Source: National Center for Fatality Review and Prevention. Presenter(s): Sigrid A. Economou; Carol Gilbert, MS. Type: Webinar. Level: Introductory. Length: 60 minutes.

Annotation: Fatality review includes information often not available through routine quantitative methods. Population data, such as vital statistics, are frequently used to complement fatality review findings. This presentation includes a demonstration of the CDC WONDER, an integrated information and communication system for public health developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The webinar also introduces participants to Perinatal Periods of Risk (PPOR), a comprehensive approach to help communities use data to reduce infant mortality. The webinar defines population based data, its limitations, limitations of case review data, how to interpret data in light of other evidence, different uses of data, PPOR analytic steps, and how FIMR and PPOR can work together. Available are the archive, slides, questions and answers, a handout, and information about CDC WONDER.

Training Course in Maternal and Child Healthh (MCH) Epidemiology. Year Developed: 2018. Source: CityMATCH. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Webinar Series. Level: Introductory Intermediate Advanced. Length: Series; various lengths.

Annotation: This national program is aimed primarily at professionals in state and local health agencies who have significant responsibility for collecting, processing, analyzing, and reporting Maternal And Child Health data. On different years the course is geared to individuals with beginning to intermediate or intermediate to advanced skills in statistical and epidemiologic methods, preferably in MCH or a related field.

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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.