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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.

Local Health Policy 101: Understanding Ordinances, Resolutions, and Proclamations. Year Developed: 2018. Source: Network for Public Health Law. Presenter(s): Jill Krueger, JD. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Introductory. Length: 63 minutes.

Annotation: Attend this webinar, co-sponsored by the Network for Public Health Law and the National Association of Local Boards of Health (NALBOH), to learn about public health legal and policy innovations in small-town and medium-sized communities, as well as in the nation's largest cities, to address issues such as child poverty, tobacco control, environmental health and mental health. A video and slides are available.

Learning Objectives: • Describe the role of a local board of health, health department, city/ county government, and legal counsel with regard to reviewing and updating public health laws. • Explain the difference between advisory authority and policy-making authority, and how differing authority might make a resolution, proclamation, or ordinance an appropriate legal tool. • List resources for researching local public health laws and policies. • Identify examples of legal and policy innovations in the areas of child poverty, healthy eating, active living, tobacco control, environmental health, and mental health in rural, suburban, and urban communities.

Continuing Education: CLS credit may be available. Inquire to the network for details.

Leveraging Program Evaluation and Data to Improve Your Services Part I. Year Developed: 2018. Source: Midwest Regional Children's Advocacy Service. Presenter(s): Kara Bixby, MPP; Nora Robinson, MSW. Type: Webinar. Level: Introductory. Length: 90 minutes.

Annotation: This two-session webinar is focused on evaluation and helping your organization/CAC see the value of evaluation and data in achieving its mission. This webinar provides an overview of evaluation, the various types of evaluation and how to select the best type based on your organization's needs.

Learning Objectives: 1. Develop a common understanding of evaluation and its value. 2. Learn about the various types of evaluation and their purposes. 3. Identify what types of evaluation are most appropriate for your organization/CAC right now. 4. Learn about continuous improvement and how evaluation can be used for continuous improvement. 5. Discuss strategies that can build a culture of continuous improvement and data use in your organizations/CAC.

Leveraging Program Evaluation and Data to Improve Your Services Part 2. Year Developed: 2018. Source: Midwest Regional Children's Advocacy Service. Presenter(s): Kara Bixby, MPP; Nora Robinson, MSW. Type: Webinar. Level: Introductory. Length: 90 minutes.

Annotation: This two-session webinar is focused on evaluation and helping your organization/CAC see the value of evaluation and data in achieving its mission. The webinar provides an overview of evaluation, the various types of evaluation and how to select the best type based on your organization's needs. It connects evaluation to continuous improvement, providing an overview of the philosophy of continuous improvement and strategies that can build a culture of continuous improvement in your organization.

Learning Objectives: 1. Develop a common understanding of evaluation and its value. 2. Learn about the various types of evaluation and their purposes. 3. Identify what types of evaluation are most appropriate for your organization/CAC right now. 4. Learn about continuous improvement and how evaluation can be used for continuous improvement. 5. Discuss strategies that can build a culture of continuous improvement and data use in your organizations/CAC.

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

State Approaches to Addressing Health Disparities. Year Developed: 2017. Source: National Conference of State Legislatures and Association of State and Territorial Health Officials. Presenter(s): Shavon Arline-Bradley; Jim Abeler, Sarah Hernandez. Type: Webinar. Level: Intermediate. Length: 58 minutes.

Annotation: Health disparities—differences in health and health care experienced by groups based on social, economic and environmental factors—persist across the nation. Each year, health disparities lead to significant human and financial costs, as certain people experience poorer living conditions, worse health status and treatment outcomes, and more difficulty accessing health care services than their peers in other population groups. State legislators have pursued various policy approaches to reduce health disparities in their communities and states. Through legislative tracking, NCSL has identified multiple strategies being pursued by states, including increasing workforce diversity, improving cultural competence in health care services and addressing the social determinants of health. This webinar, sponsored by NCSL and the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, discusses why state policymakers may consider addressing health disparities, and explore state policy approaches and examples.

CPH Study Session Webinars. Year Developed: 2017. Source: National Board of Public Health Examiners. Presenter(s): Lisa Sullivan, PhD. Type: Webcast. Level: Advanced. Length: Series; various lengths.

Annotation: ASPPH hosts a series of online study sessions in January to help Certified in Public Health (CPH) candidates prepare for the CPH exam. Each study session is led by expert faculty from ASPPH member schools and programs and focuses on one of the core areas of public health: behavioral and social sciences, biostatistics, cross-cutting areas, environmental health, epidemiology, and health policy and management. Each session is two to three hours long and include lectures and interactive segments.

AMCHP 2016 Title V Workforce Assessment Results. Year Developed: 2017. Source: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs. Presenter(s): Lynne Nilson. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Intermediate. Length: 15 minutes.

Annotation: This recorded webinar session discusses the results of the summer 2016, AMCHP-led assessment of the Title V workforce that assessed the scope, staff, and training needs of state Title V programs. The recorded webinar was developed to provide background to a interactive session to discuss the results shared during the recording, identify gaps in the assessment, share best practices and resources, and provide recommendations for future assessments.

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Title X Orientation: Program Requirements for Title X Funded Family Planning Projects. Year Developed: 2016. Source: Cardea Resource Center. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Online Course. Level: Introductory. Length: Self-Paced.

Annotation: In April 2014, the Office of Population Affairs, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, released the Revised Title X Program Guidelines that included the Title X Program Requirements and the Providing Quality Family Planning Services Recommendations of CDC and OPA. This self-paced online course is designed as a brief overview of the Program Requirements for Title X funded family planning projects. It features links, resources, and interactive questions to help staff, new and experienced, better understand the requirements for projects that receive Title X funding.

Learning Objectives: • Discuss key elements of the program requirements for Title X funded family planning projects. • Define voluntary participation. • Define confidentiality. • Describe project services to be provided and the clients to be served.

Special Instructions: For additional information and training on the Title X Program Guidelines, visit the websites listed below. • Office of Population Affairs at http://www.hhs.gov/opa/title-x-family-planning • Title X Family Planning National Training Centers at http://www.fpntc.org

The Development of Self-Regulation: Foundational Skills for Children's Health and Well-Being. Year Developed: 2016. Source: UCLA Center for Healthier Children, Families & Communities, Maternal and Child Health Life Course Research Network (LCRN). Presenter(s): Megan McClelland, PhD. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Introductory. Length: 60 minutes.

Annotation: This webinar, addresses the importance of self-regulation for health, educational success, and well-being over time and across contexts. It also examines the pathways of self-regulatory development (including individual, contextual and sociocultural factors that influence the development of these skills over time), the methods for studying self-regulation, and translational issues such as intervention efforts to improve these skills in children.

Learning Objectives: • Define self-regulation. • Discuss the importance of self-regulation for health, educational success, and well-being. • Describe factors that influence the development of self-regulation. • Learn methods for studying self-regulation. • Discuss intervention efforts to improve self-regulation.

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