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An MCH Reset Retreat to Determine What Matters Now. Year Developed: 2020. Source: ATMCH and MCH Navigator. Presenter(s): Janine Hill, PhD(c), MPH, ACC and Kris Risley, DrPH, CPCC. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Introductory. Length: 90 minutes.

Annotation: More retreat than webinar, this is an opportunity to unite as an MCH community. Join this archived webinar us as we quiet our minds, identify and align our priorities and values, and see the present circumstances with increased clarity and new insights about how to move forward.

Learning Objectives: • Recognize sources of stress • Identify ways to address stress • Clarify values • Identify priorities • Determine an action plan • Share renewal strategies

Messaging and Advocacy for Public Health Professionals. Year Developed: 2018. Source: Michigan Public Health Training Center. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Online Course. Level: Intermediate. Length: unstated.

Annotation: Constructing a powerful message is important to convey essential information, especially in the context of environmental health. This session gives public health professionals guidance on how to construct, frame and distribute messages effectively when communicating with decision makers. This session also provides tools to effectively advocate to local, state and federal decision makers for policies and resources that promote and protect environmental and human health.

Learning Objectives: • Construct effective messages designed to incorporate health broadly in all policies (CHES Area of Responsibility 7.1.1). • Identify key audiences for environmental health messaging (7.1.3). • List tools for communicating and advocating to decision makers (7.2.3,7.2.5). • List resources that promote and protect environmental and human health (7.2.3).

Continuing Education: 1.0 Nursing Contact Hours (expires March 31, 2019); 1.0 CHES Category 1 CECH, Certificate of completion; $3 charge for CE credits

Collaborating Across Cultures. Year Developed: 2017. Source: ASA Community of Applied Statisticians. Presenter(s): Charisse Kosova, M.Ad.Ed.. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Intermediate Advanced. Length: 62 minutes.

Annotation: Collaborating across cultures can add an interesting global perspective to the work we do, but intercultural communication also comes with unique challenges. This session explored some of the research-based dimensions of culture that lead to differences in work style preferences and communication styles across cultures. By analyzing mini case studies in which culture interfered with collaboration, this session also offered simple tips and recommended adaptations that can lead to more rewarding and productive collaboration across cultures. A video and presentation slides are available.

The Tool for Sharing Best Practices. Year Developed: 2016. Source: National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools. Presenter(s): Lisa Mwaikambo, MPH. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Introductory. Length: 58 minutes. presentation slides

Annotation: The Tool for Sharing Best Practices helps public health professionals by outlining five practical steps to share best practices throughout their organizations. Sharing best practices can help your organization learn from successes, replicate successful programs, and improve outcomes.

Customer Service in Public Health: Part III. Year Developed: 2015. Source: Michigan Public Health Training Center. Presenter(s): Geneva Williams. Type: Webinar. Level: Intermediate. Length: n.a..

Annotation: Customer service is an inherent element of public health practice across settings. “Customers” not only include patients or clients receiving direct services, but also our partners in other organizations and co-workers within our own agency. This three-part webcast training series demonstrates how public health managers and other professionals can contribute to the development of a culture of customer service within their organization, including a focus on mission, effective communication, and quality improvement processes. This third and final segment features Dr. Geneva Williams, CEO and Founder of New Season Consultants & Collaborators, LLC, who shares insights into quality improvement and measurement of customer service.

Learning Objectives: • Discuss the role of assessment and quality improvement in public health customer service (5.3.2, 5.3.9)

Continuing Education: 1.0 Nursing Contact Hours, 1.0 CHES Category I CECH, Certificate of Completion

Customer Service in Public Health: Part II. Year Developed: 2015. Source: Michigan Public Health Training Center. Presenter(s): Geneva Williams. Type: Webinar. Level: Intermediate. Length: n.a..

Annotation: Customer service is an inherent element of public health practice across settings. “Customers” not only include patients or clients receiving direct services, but also our partners in other organizations and co-workers within our own agency. This three-part webcast training series will demonstrate how public health managers and other professionals can contribute to the development of a culture of customer service within their organization, including a focus on mission, effective communication, and quality improvement processes. In this second part of the series, Dr. Geneva Williams, CEO and Founder of New Season Consultants & Collaborators, LLC, elaborates on strategies for managers to use to encourage customer service in public health settings. This session was originally filmed on July 27, 2015 at the Wayne County Health Department.

Learning Objectives: • Identify strategies to cultivate a culture of customer service

Continuing Education: Pending

Using Good Communication Skills in Public Health Education and Promotion to Overcome Community Language Barriers. Year Developed: 2013. Source: n.a.. Presenter(s): Giovanna Lipow, Marie Cobalt, Yajing Zhang, and Zachary Mckellar. Type: Narrated Slide Presentation. Level: Introductory. Length: 7 minutes.

Annotation: This presentation outlines the importance of good communication skills as a tool for public health educators and barriers related to communication and accessible language. Communication tips are presented to present information in a culturally sensitive manner. Overall recommendations from the presentation include honing oral and written communication skills, developing materials in more than one language, updating your technical communication skills, and incorporating communication as a professional development goal.

Social Marketing and Public Health: Effective Campaigns and How They Work. Year Developed: 2009. Source: MidAtlantic Public Health Training Center. Presenter(s): W. Douglas Evans, PhD, MA; Terry Long. Type: Video Course. Level: Introductory. Length: 60 minutes.

Annotation: This video provides an overview of social marketing and recent effective public health campaigns. The first presenter, Dr. Evans, discusses social marketing in a broad sense and how it differs from health communications and social media as well as the evidence for effectiveness. The four main theoretical foundations are discussed, followed by various social marketing strategies/tactics commonly used. Dr. Evans discusses major social marketing campaigns recently targeted to adolescents, such as the truth campaign, an anti-tobacco campaign. Additional campaign and initiative examples presented include VERB, mHealth, and text4baby. The second presenter, Terry Long, focuses on the Heart Truth, a successful social marketing campaign initiated by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI, presenting its inception, how it was developed, the implementation strategy, and why it works. She begins with an overview about heart disease and women and the impact of awareness, followed by highlights of the campaign such as the branding power, corporate partnerships, and community action. Finally, the impact of the campaign is discussed. A question and answer session follows the two presentations.

Learning Objectives: • Understand what is social marketing. • Learn social marketing theories and strategies. • Describe principals and evidence of effectiveness.

Special Instructions: To access the presentation, scroll down the page to the embedded video screen and click the “play” button.

State Title V Needs Assessment Practice . Year Developed: 2008. Source: 14th Annual Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Conference. Presenter(s): Donna Petersen, ScD; Dr. William Sappenfield; Donna Petersen; Dr. Michael Kogan. Type: Webinar. Level: Advanced. Length: Series; various lengths.

Annotation: “State Title V Needs Assessment Practice” was presented as a two-day workshop at the 14th Annual Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Conference in 2008. In order to allow users to view the presentations as they relate to specific topics and skills, key segments are described individually below. Special guidance for locating the applicable materials in the videos and slides is provided as the video links appear for different days, and the videos overlap speakers. Presentation One: Donna Petersen, ScD gives a brief history of Title V Block Grants including the current state of the program and explores the special relevance of needs assessment in MCH. Her presentation covers the role of and sources for data, the role of values, stakeholder involvement and the intersections between needs assessment, planning, resource allocation, performance measurement and evaluation. Length: 77 minutes Presentation Two: Dr. William Sappenfield describes the components and types of needs assessments and shares lessons he learned from his experiences in South Carolina. Specific strategies and tools are illustrated. A series of case study exercises are presented to guide the audience in their thinking about how to approach health problems in their states and communities. Length: 1 hour and 35 minutes Presentation Three: Donna Petersen presents on determining and implementing actions to address needs assessment findings. She explores the opportunities and challenges associated with organizational and programmatic change. Length: 30 minutes Presentation Four: Dr. Michael Kogan demonstrates how to use the information collected from the National Survey of Children’s Health and National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs, on the Data Resource Center website. Length: 20 minutes

Special Instructions: Scroll to desired presentation. Click on "Video" to view presentation. Click on "Slides" to view PowerPoint. To view Day 2 of conference Click Here. Point.

Orientation to the Essentials of Public Health (Advanced Level). Year Developed: 2006. Source: South Central Public Health Partnership. Presenter(s): Carolyn C. Johnson, PhD, NCC, LPC; Thomas Farley, MD MPH; Joan Wightkin, Richard Culbertson. Type: Video Course. Level: Advanced. Length: 240 minutes.

Annotation: This four-module course describes the basics and some advanced components of public health. Module 1 considers the philosophical and historic foundation of public health with additional focus on the concept, determinants and measurement of health. After defining public health and its unique features, this module also discusses the history of the development of the core functions and essential services of public health. Module 2 covers public health at the federal, state, and local levels, with particular emphasis on the application of essential services and connections between levels. Module 3 discusses the concept of assessment in more detail, describing common elements, methods, and data sources. Module 4 describes the ethical foundations of public health, with an introduction to schools of ethical thought, fundamental principles and future ethical challenges. Note: A multi-step registration process is required to access the module.

Learning Objectives: Module 1: Philosophical and Historical Perspectives of Public Health Module 1, Part 1 • Recognize the difficulty in defining health. • Explain the various definitions of health. • Develop your own definition of health based on your own work priorities. Module 1, Part 2 • Describe population-based measurements of health. • Recognize tools for health promotion and behavior change are available. • Discuss future goals for the nation. Module 1, Part 3 • Identify the domains of health determinants. • List and critically evaluate examples of health determinants in each domain. Module 1, Part 4 • Explain public health. • Argue the pros and cons of public health as a profession. • Describe components and images of public health. Module 1, Part 5 • Discuss the evolution of public health. • Describe the actions of historical heroes in public health. • Discuss public health’s achievements during the 20th century. Module 1, Part 6 • Identify the three core functions for public health work. • Translate the core functions into public health practice. • Apply the core functions of public health to your own work. Module 1, Part 7 • Discuss the unique features (core values) of public health. • Critically evaluate the interaction of these unique features. Module 1, Part 8 • Identify public health’s 10 essential services. • Discuss the practical implications of the essential services. • Compare your own work with the essential services that form the framework of public health. Module 2: The Structure of Public Health • Differentiate and compare local, state and federal public health roles and responsibilities. • Identify funding sources and how they are appropriated via the three levels. Module 3: Assessment as a Core Function Module 3, Part 1 • Explain how assessment fits in as a public health core function. • Describe ways to measure health status and disease rates in population. • Name the importance for monitoring trends in diseases. • Identify ways to find subpopulations at elevated risk. • Determine modifiable antecedents to disease. Module 3, Part 2 • List methods of assessment in assessing the health of a population. • Name forms of surveillance data collection. • Explain how to analyze, interpret and disseminate surveillance data. • Explain how vital statistics are used in assessment and the purpose of using special studies. • List questions and measures that are useful when evaluating public health programs. • Name both federal and state sources of data for overall health assessment. Module 4: The Culture of Public Health • Compare and contrast the ethical bases of public health and medical care. • Explain similarities and differences between law and ethics. • Define the philosophical and religious bases of ethics. • Explain the ethical foundations of public health and their impact on target constituencies.

Special Instructions: Registration to the South Central Public Health Partnership is required. For new users it will take one weekday to receive an access email. If you are registered in TRAIN, you should login using that username and password. Click on “Course Offerings” and search for “Orientation to Essentials of Public Health, Advanced Level.”

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