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Using Critical Thinking to Advance MCH through Evidence. Year Developed: 2021. Source: National MCH Workforce Development Center. Presenter(s): John Richards. Type: Webinar. Level: Introductory. Length: 63 minutes.

Annotation: n this series of learning modules developed in collaboration with the MCH Navigator, we will discuss how the MCH Leadership Competencies — specifically those related to critical thinking (population data, critical analysis, research, epidemiology, and application of evidence-based practice guidelines) — form a supporting structure to: (1) understand the evidence base; (2) develop a plan to move from an analysis of populations needs to evidence-based/informed action steps to address those needs; and (3) use trusted tools to advance health equity within the framework of social determinants of health.

Learning Objectives: • Consider the role of a leader in identifying an issue or problem, framing it as a specific question, considering it from multiple perspectives, evaluating relevant information, and developing a reasoned resolution • Explain the process by which critical thinking informs and aids in addressing a clinical, organizational, community-based, or research challenge • Discuss how evidence-based decision making and implementation science are critical thinking skills

Systems Mapping Video Series. Year Developed: 2021. Source: National MCH Workforce Development Center. Presenter(s): Jessica Cohen, MSW. Type: Video. Level: Introductory. Length: 5 minutes each.

Annotation: ​​​​​The five minute System Mapping Video S​eries introduces nine system mapping tools in brief 2-5 minute videos. While there are many system m​apping approaches available, this series specifically highlights those approaches that the National MCH Workforce Development Center has found the most useful as Title V (or other public health) leaders work to address wicked system problems. These high-level introductory videos are designed to help learners become familiar with each approach and what a resulting "map" might look like.

Learning Objectives: Understand the components of: • Causal Loop Diagramming • Circle of Care • Concept Mapping • The Five R's • Network Mapping • Process Flow Diagramming • Simulation • System Support Maps • Whole System Mapping

MCHB Technical Assistance Provider Webinar: COVID-19 Impacts and Next Steps. Year Developed: 2021. Source: Maternal and Child Health Bureau. Presenter(s): Michael Warren, MD. Type: Webinar. Level: Introductory. Length: 187 minutes.

Annotation: This presentation, conducted by MCHB, provides a COVID-19 impact overview and recap. Next, breakout discussions are held around 2 topic areas: 1) vaccinating MCH populations and 2) strengthening mental health supports for families.

Learning Objectives: Highlight the role of the TA Providers in: •Supporting the goals of MCHB in building a nation where all mothers, children and families are thriving. •Supporting grantees and/or the MCH field and the system of services for MCH populations, particularly around the impacts of COVID-19. •Amplifying expertise into respective topical areas/audiences. •Describing strategies and successes for the purpose of replicating within the scope of their work.

Systems Tools To Support Complex Collaborations During COVID-19. Year Developed: 2020. Source: National MCH Workforce Development Center. Presenter(s): Kristen Hassmiller Lich. Type: Video. Level: Intermediate Advanced. Length: 33 minutes.

Annotation: This interactive presentation reviews two systems tools: 1) the 5 R's method,and 2) system support mapping. Both tools represent a systems thinking framework; the presenters also shows how the frameworks can be used in a maternal and child health setting.

Learning Objectives: • Use systems thinking to clarify and strengthen your system in the time of COVID-19. • Practice using two system mapping metrics to guide conversations across stakeholders.

Whole System Mapping in Five Minutes. Year Developed: 2018. Source: National MCH Workforce Development Center. Presenter(s): Seri Link, Kristen Hassmiller-Lich. Type: Video. Level: Introductory. Length: 5 minutes.

Annotation: This video describes how to elicit a high-level view of a question (whole systems mapping). The example is figuring out how to begin a collaboration to identify gaps, reduce duplication, and implement policy changes to support care coordination service provision for children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN).

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 Intermediate. Length: 60 minutes. Slides

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.

Systems Support Maps in Five Minutes. Year Developed: 2018. Source: National MCH Workforce Development Center. Presenter(s): Seri Link, Kristen Hassmiller-Lich. Type: Video. Level: Introductory. Length: 5 minutes.

Annotation: This video describes developing a systems support map by defining one's role, responsibilities, needs, resources, and wishes, and gives an example of a pediatrician's role in treating children with special health care needs.

Process Flow Diagramming in Five Minutes. Year Developed: 2018. Source: National MCH Workforce Development Center. Presenter(s): Seri Link, Kristen Hassmiller-Lich. Type: Video. Level: Introductory. Length: 5 minutes.

Annotation: This video describes how to document work flow with process flow diagamming to better understand specific systems. The example is enhancing the system of entry to improve timely eligibility screening of children referred to public health services and reduce duplication of effort in obtaining family information.

MCH Policy and Advocacy: A Focused Look. Year Developed: 2018. Source: University of Illinois at Chicago. Presenter(s): Arden Handler, DrPH. Type: Video. Level: Intermediate. Length: 75 minutes total, broken up into 10 short videos.

Annotation: This learning opportunity was recorded from the 2018 policy and advocacy lecture that Dr. Handler presented to her class at the University of Illinois at Chicago. It is divided in 10 short videos for ease of engagement. In the presentation, she outlines key advocacy components, the difference between case and class advocacy, and a review of policy and advocacy through the history of MCH. She explains current trends and the need for ongoing education and advocacy at national, state, and local levels. It concludes with current advocacy laws and a summary of the topic grounded in the current public health environment.

Learning Objectives: • Understand the strategic differences between advocacy and community organizing/community empowerment strategies. class issues, compromise, internal vs. external agents of change, and the difference between advocacy from the left and from the right. • Be able to to connect women and children's topics when advocating for services and discusses using children as a population group to address broader issues of social justice. • Synthesize the differences of case and class advocacy. • Become familiar with the history of advocacy related to MCH. • Understand how the advocacy process works. • Be able to use strategies in three main categories to advance MCH topic areas. • Be able to develop a plan to follow current lobbying laws appropriately.

Dissemination and Implementation Science: What is it and Why is it Critical to Translational Science? . Year Developed: 2018. Source: Clinical Directors Network. Presenter(s): Enola Proctor, PhD, MSW; Stephen Bartels, MD, MS; Laura-Mae Baldwin, MD, MPH. Type: Webinar. Level: Intermediate Advanced. Length: 56 minutes.

Annotation: This webinar presents the 'why' and 'what' of dissemination and implementation science. Speakers also address reversing health disparities in complex health conditions through implementation science.

Learning Objectives: • Know what dissemination, implementation, implementation science, and dissemination science are. • Understand the features of Dissemination and Implementation (D&I) research studies, and what makes D&I research studies different from usual clinical trials . • Be able to identify funding sources for D&I research.

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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.