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The Beginnings of EMSC [Emergency Medical Services for Children]. Year Developed: 2022. Source: EMSC Innovation and Improvement Center. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Video. Level: Introductory. Length: 7 minutes.

Annotation: This video series was created to help those new or unfamiliar with the EMSC space learn more about the program and how to get involved. This series will dive into the history of the EMSC program, describe the various investments of the EMSC family of programs, provide a background to both prehospital and hospital care systems, and help both grantees and members of the public understand the importance of EMSC work. Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) works to reduce child and youth mortality and morbidity resulting from severe illness or trauma. EMSC is the only federal funded program that focuses specifically on improving the quality of emergency care for children in the prehospitial and hospital-based settings.

Operationalizing SOC Communication: Telling Stories That Work. Year Developed: 2019. Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Presenter(s): Jennifer Nichols, PhD. Type: Webinar. Level: Intermediate. Length: 82 minutes.

Annotation: This webinar launches a Four-Part System of Care (SOC) Communication Series, Reframing Child and Adolescent Wellbeing, provided by the FrameWorks Institute on evidence-based communication strategies proven to make messages—about child and adolescent mental and behavioral health, adolescent substance use, juvenile justice, child welfare, and related issues—more effective. This session highlights how social science research can tell us which messaging choices lead to which responses. Participants learn about strategic framing: what it is, how it works, and why it matters; and will gain new tools that can be used right away. This webinar is part of the SOC Expansion Leadership LC.

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.

Emerging Adulthood as a Critical Stage in the Life Course. Year Developed: 2018. Source: UCLA Center for Healthier Children, Families & Communities, Maternal and Child Health Life Course Research Network (LCRN). Presenter(s): David Wood, MD, MPH. Type: Webinar. Level: Introductory. Length: 15 minutes.

Annotation: This webinar is based on a chapter from the Handbook of Life Course Health Development.

2018 DMCHWD Grantee Virtual Meeting: How to Tell Your Program's Story. Year Developed: 2018. Source: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Division of Maternal and Child Health Workforce Development. Presenter(s): Deborah Klein Walker, EdD. Type: PowerPoint Presentation. Level: Intermediate Advanced. Length: Self-paced, multiple items..

Annotation: The meeting addressed how to compose and share your program's story from a high-level perspective, emphasizing effectiveness, impact, and interaction with key audiences. It also underscored the value of building and establishing relationships with decision-makers, state agencies, community organizations, and more. To highlight Dr. Klein Walker's presentation, three (3) DMCHWD grantees shared their examples during the webinar. You can view the YouTube recording of the presentation. Their slides and attachments are located on the webpage at the link in this record. The three programs were: * Leadership Education in Adolescent Health (LEAH): MCH H.O.P.E.S. (Birmingham, AL) * Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND): Cincinnati Children's Hospital (Cincinnati, OH) * Healthy Tomorrows: Clinic in the Park (Santa Ana, CA) This resource includes the meeting agenda, PowerPoint slides, transcripts, discussion notes, and other materials.

Quality Improvement 101. Year Developed: 2016. Source: National Institute for Children's Healthcare Quality. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Interactive Learning Tool. Level: Introductory. Length: Self-paced.

Annotation: This interactive course teaches the fundamentals of quality improvement (QI) and how to use this methodology to create effective, beneficial change. Lessons and exercises go over important elements such as the model for improvement, Plan-Do-Study-Act cycles, implementation and spread. Worksheets and other resources are included.

Learning Objectives: • Describe the necessary ingredients for improvement. • Identify the components of an aim statement. • Write an aim statement. • Describe the three types of improvement measures. • Describe the use of run charts in improvement. • Understand the components of a run chart and the information it provides. • Follow the steps in a Plan-Do-Study-Act cycle to test a change. • Describe the key components of an implementation strategy. • Describe the Breakthrough Series learning collaborative framework for spread.

Title V Health Reform Implementation Webinar: State Assessment Tool. Year Developed: 2014. Source: National MCH Workforce Development Center. Presenter(s): Lacy Fehrenbach, Katharine Witgert, Melissa Ellis, and Amy Mullenix. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Intermediate. Length: 57 minutes. Slides

Annotation: This archived webinar introduces a comprehensive self-assessment tool that helps Title V agencies assess health reform-related activities in states. The tool can help define a state's capacity and opportunities to leverage existing MCH skills to drive health transformation - in all its forms - for MCH populations. Iowa recently completed the tool and had this to say: "This tool was helpful for us to think about how Iowa's Title V program interfaces with the health care reform activities going on in our state. It helped us identify areas of strength and provided direction on important next steps as we move MCH forward post ACA implementation. Hopefully, other states will use the tool to ignite conversations in their states".

Maternal and Child Health Course Bundle: Communication. Year Developed: 2012. Source: University of Alabama at Birmingham Maternal and Child Health Leadership and Policy Education Program and the South Central Public Health Training Center. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Online Course. Level: Intermediate Advanced. Length: 240 minutes.

Annotation: Good communication skills are important personally and professionally and maternal and child health program settings are no exception. In fact, in a recent survey about 35 percent of state Maternal and Child Health and Children with Special Health Care Needs program directors identified communication skill development as a top three training need for their staff members. Though all states have MCH programs, organizational structure varies and each may have unique responsibilities related to specific maternal and child issues. In light of these differences, and considering new opportunities such as the federal home visiting program and the affordable care act, it is critical that MCH leaders have strong communication skills so they can emphasize Title V’s role in assuring quality and accessibility of services, highlight successes, and respond to a variety of audiences that may need information. The course bundle includes: 1. Improving Your Communication Skills 2. Managerial Communications 3. Productive Communication Skills 4. Improving Interpersonal Communication and Relationships 5. Leadership Management Communication 6. Facilitator Training 7. Communicating With and For the Maternal and Child Health Population: Issues and Challenges

Special Instructions: To access the course bundle, click on the link and scroll down to the “Management” section on the landing page. Click the “Here” buttons for more information or to enroll in the courses. 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, login using that username and password. Click on “Certificate Programs,” click on “View all Available Certificates,” and select “Maternal and Child Health Course Bundle: Management.”

Continuing Education: Continuing education credits for nurses and social workers are available for some courses.

Telling Your Program's Story: Learning Brief. Year Developed: n.a.. Source: MCH Navigator. Presenter(s): MCH Navigator. Type: Interactive Learning Tool. Level: Intermediate. Length: Self-paced.

Annotation: The purpose of this learning brief is to provide resources that support storytelling in public health. In turn, this will aide health professionals’ understanding of: • What a success story is. • Why it is important to tell success stories. • What tools and strategies are available to develop success stories. The five elements of this framework are based on the plenary session for the Division of MCH Workforce Development Grantee Virtual Meeting (09/26/18), “How to Tell Your Program’s Story to Key Stakeholders,” given by Deborah Klein Walker, Ed.D.

Learning Objectives: • Understanding what a success story is. • Learning why it is important to tell success stories. • Equipping yourself with the tools and strategies are available to develop success stories.

Screening in Public Health Practice. Year Developed: n.a.. Source: Northwest Center for Public Health Practice. Presenter(s): Victoria Holt, RN, MPH, PhD. Type: Online Course. Level: Introductory. Length: 60 minutes.

Annotation: Screening is a critical tool that can save lives, improve health outcomes, and can even help public health practitioners make tough decisions about how to allocate limited resources. In this one-hour online course, you will learn what screening is, how to select an appropriate screening test and administer it, and how to evaluate the effectiveness of your screening program for your patients.

Learning Objectives: • Define screening and describe its role in public health work • Determine diseases for which it is appropriate to screen • Determine which tests are appropriate to use • Describe important factors in the design and evaluation of screening programs • Help clients interpret results of screening tests

Continuing Education: Participants who successfully complete the course are eligible to receive a certificate for 1.0 contact hours

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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 $225,000/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.