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Child Health Care Transformation and Early Childhood Policy: Opportunities for Impact and Equity. Year Developed: 2020. Source: InCK Marks. Presenter(s): Martha Davis, Elisabeth Burak, Mayra Alvarez, Melissa Bailey, Karen Howard, Joan Lombardi. Type: Webinar. Level: Introductory. Length: 77 minutes.

Annotation: This webinar includes a discussion around child health care transformation opportunities in Medicaid and CHIP. Opportunities for federal leadership in transforming child health is also addressed.

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. 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.

Training Course in Maternal and Child Health (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.

Partnering to Catalyze Comprehensive Community Wellness. Year Developed: 2018. Source: Public Health Institute. Presenter(s): John Weisman, DrPH, MPH; Georgia Heise, BS, MS, DrPH; Bellinda K. Schoof, MHA, CPHQ. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Introductory. Length: 50 minutes.

Annotation: There is mounting recognition among health professionals that truly improving health outcomes in the U.S.—addressing acute conditions and the upstream social determinants that contribute to poor health—must be an interdisciplinary, cross-sector, and collaborative endeavor. To this end, the Public Health Leadership Forum (PHLF) at RESOLVE teamed with the Health Care Transformation Task Force (HCTTF) to develop a framework that supports enhanced collaboration between health care and public health entities. This framework, Partnering to Catalyze Comprehensive Community Wellness: An Actionable Framework for Health Care and Public Health Collaboration, outlines essential elements and key strategies for shaping effective, health-based collaboratives among public health, health care, and community-based organizations. In this web forum, members of the PHLF and HCTTF describe the essential elements of collaboration outlined in the framework, and speak to their experiences working to develop and sustain cross-sector collaborations in their organizations and communities. A video and transcript are available.

New Grantee Orientation: Division of MCH Workforce Development. Year Developed: 2018. Source: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau. Presenter(s): Lauren Raskin Ramos, MPH; Laura Kavanagh, MPP; Meredith Morrisette, MPH. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Introductory. Length: Series; length varies.

Annotation: This webinar presented information to new grantees of the U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau's (MCHB's) Division of MCH Workforce Development (DMCHWD). Topics included: • Overview of the Health Resources and Services Administration and the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB). • Overview of the Division of MCH Workforce Development (DMCHWD). • Description of the current DMCHWD investments. • Review of reporting requirements and key deadlines for DMCHWD grantees. • Key cross-cutting resources and communications mechanisms. • An opportunity for targeted Q&A with DMCHWD staff. Previous years' orientations are also available: 2015 https://altarum.adobeconnect.com/_a758956138/dmchwd072315 2014 https://altarum.adobeconnect.com/_a758956138/dmchwd073114

Learning Objectives: • Provide an overview of the organization of the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) and the DMCHWD. • Discuss the Division's programs, goals, and impact. • Review information related to grants administration. • Introduce key resources.

Measuring Family Engagement in MCH Research: Opportunities and Challenges. Year Developed: 2018. Source: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Office of Epidemiology and Research. Presenter(s): Christina Bethell, PhD, MBA, MPH; Clarissa Hoover, MPH. Type: Webinar. Level: Intermediate. Length: 57 minutes.

Annotation: The MCH community has a long-standing tradition of integrating family engagement into programs, research, and practice. Yet, tested and validated measures to improve and sustain the quality of family engagement in health services and research are lacking.

Learning Objectives: • Understand currently available measures of family engagement. • Identify gaps in developing and utilizing these measures. • Learn innovative strategies for engaging families in research.

MCH Policy and Advocacy: A Focused Look. Year Developed: 2018. Source: University of Illinois at Chicago. Presenter(s): Arden Handler, DrPH. Type: Video Lecture. Level: Advanced. 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.

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