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MCH Essentials Series. Year Developed: 2021. Source: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Web Trainig Self Study. Level: Intermediate. Length: Self-paced.

Annotation: The MCH Essentials Series is a continuously refreshed collection of MCH topics, accessible anytime and from anywhere, covering content that is foundational for effective and equitable leadership across roles and settings. Topics range from MCH history to racial equity to youth empowerment. The MCH Essentials Series is for current and aspiring MCH professionals from all disciplines (including youth and families) and levels of leadership. Content is designed to meet a wide range of knowledge and skill development needs. Each topic presents content via narrated and interactive slide presentations, or AMCHP webinars that have been trimmed or otherwise adapted to support adult learning. Topics cover between 20 to 70 minutes of content and include additional resources.

Learning Objectives: Expand knowledge in the following areas: • Understanding MCH History and Systems for Transformative Leadership • Racially Just and Equitable Leadership • Racism as a Root Cause of Birth Disparities • Cultural Competency • Youth Empowerment • Life Course Perspective • Climate Justice • Evidence and Equity • Using Data to Inform MCH Programs • Return on Investment in MCH

Rural Disparities in Health and Healthcare by Race and Ethnicity. Year Developed: 2020. Source: Rural Health Research Gateway. Presenter(s): Dr. Henning-Smith and Ashley Hernandez, MPH. Type: Webinar. Level: Introductory. Length: 15 minutes. direct you tube link

Annotation: Dr. Henning-Smith and Ashley Hernandez, MPH, of the University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center present new research on racial and ethnic disparities in health and healthcare among rural residents. Results included differences in county-level premature death by county racial and ethnic composition; individual-level differences in health status by race and ethnicity; and differences in healthcare access and use by race and ethnicity.

Learning Objectives: • Learn county-level differences in mortality • Distinguish individual differences in self-rated health • Describe disparities in access to care

Moving Forward: Using the National CLAS Standards to Address Social Justice and Health Equity. Year Developed: 2020. Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Presenter(s): Catalina Booth. Type: Webinar. Level: Intermediate. Length: 90 minutes.

Annotation: The National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS Standards) were developed as a tool to enforce Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. This history positions the National CLAS Standards as an effective tool for advancing health equity and improving social justice. This webinar focuses on understanding the history of the CLAS Standards and learning how they can be used to advance health equity and social justice by improving access and effectiveness. yyy

Learning Objectives: • Review the history of the National CLAS Standards and their relationship to the Civil Rights Act; • Understand the relevance of civil rights law to behavioral health care practice; • Learn how the CLAS Standards can be used to advance health equity and social justice; • Discuss practical examples of how the CLAS Standards address disparities and improve health equity and social justice.

From Awareness to Action: Strategies for Combating Racism in Health Systems. Year Developed: 2020. Source: National Institute for Children's Healthcare Quality. Presenter(s): Stacy Scott, PhD, MPA; Avery Desrosiers, MPH. Type: Webinar. Level: Introductory. Length: 60 minutes.

Annotation: This webinar focuses on providing strategies and guidance that individuals can use to identify and address racism and racial bias. yyy

Learning Objectives: • Understand and contextualize the three levels of racism: internalized, interpersonal and institutionalized/structural racism; • Apply a racial equity lens to collective impact-based health improvement initiatives using six guiding question; • Identify key strategies for designing intentional, action-oriented, and strengths-based approaches to start and sustain an equity-focused organizational culture shift .

Emerging Leaders in Public Health: Transformative Change through Health Equity at the Local Level. Year Developed: 2018. Source: CityMatCH. Presenter(s): Janet Suttie; Julian Drix; Margaret Reid. Type: Webinar. Level: Introductory. Length: 59 minutes.

Annotation: In 2014, the Kresge Foundation launched a new initiative to equip local public health officers with the knowledge and skills to lead in today’s changing health care environment. Many grantees have decided to take a health equity approach to transforming the role of the local health department. This webinar informs attendees of the overarching goals of the Emerging Leaders in Public Health program, and showcases the work of two local health departments transforming their role in the community through a health equity lens.

Learning Objectives: • Learn how reframing the role of the health department may lead to transformative change within the community • Learn how communities are using ELPH program to address health equity and health factors that directly impact the community • Be provided with information for applying to the next cohort of the Emerging Leaders in Public Health Program

Diversity and Health Equity Training Brief. Year Developed: 2018. Source: MCH Navigator. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Interactive Learning Tool. Level: Introductory Intermediate Advanced. Length: Self-paced.

Annotation: This training brief focuses on online trainings and resources for use by the Title V workforce in approaching diversity as a way to address health disparities, health equity, and removing barriers to care.

Community Development as a Partner for Health Equity. Year Developed: 2018. Source: UCLA Center for Healthier Children, Families & Communities, Maternal and Child Health Life Course Research Network (LCRN). Presenter(s): Douglas Jutte, MD, MPH; Daniel Lau, MPH. Type: Webinar. Level: Introductory. Length: 15 minutes.

Annotation: Through this webinar, the Build Healthy Places Network provides an overview of the community development sector, a multi-billion-dollar sector that serves as an action arm for addressing social determinants of health through the development and financing of affordable housing, grocery stores, community centers, health clinics, and services in low- and moderate-income communities. The overview focuses on the sector’s alignment with the health equity goals of public health, shared measurement strategies, and emerging opportunities for cross-sector collaboration.

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Changing the Public Conversation on Health: How to Use Framing to "Decode" Social Determinants and Health Equity. Year Developed: 2018. Source: CityMatCH. Presenter(s): Andy Wessel, MPH. Type: Webinar. Level: Introductory. Length: 80 minutes.

Annotation: Despite the foundational role that health plays in everyone's quality of life, the field of public health is not well understood by the general public and decision-makers. This webinar describes how the Douglas County Health Department in Omaha is applying research from FrameWorks Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to build stronger support for prevention and equity approaches.

Learning Objectives: • Why our messages frequently fail to translate the importance of public health to people outside the field. • How to use well-researched values and explanatory metaphors to "decode" our work on social determinants and health equity. • Why "naked numbers" are problematic and how "social math" can help our audience better understand the significance of data • How these framing practices can be applied to MCH advocacy.

Using Geographic Information Science to Advance Heath Equity and Environmental Justice. Year Developed: 2017. Source: Region 2 Public Health Training Center. Presenter(s): Andrew Maroko, PhD. Type: Webcast. Level: Intermediate Advanced. Length: n.a..

Annotation: Environmental factors have an important impact on the health of communities. Public health professionals may use geographic information sciences (GIS) to assess the health of communities by analyzing exposure, or being subjected to negative factors such as pollution, as well as accessibility, or the ability to access positive factors such as green space and healthy food. In this webinar, Dr. Andrew Maroko discusses the process of geovisualization, hypothesis generation, data exploration, and communication and knowledge transfer in conducting environmental justice research. Dr. Maroko also describes various methods and technologies used to estimate exposure and accessibility, and provides examples of GIS in environmental justice/health equity projects in New York City and Glasgow, Scotland.

Learning Objectives: • To describe how geographic information science can be used to advance health equity and environmental justice. • To describe the environmental factors that lead to health disparities. • To list examples of how geographic information science has been used in health equity research.

Special Instructions: Registration required before accessing this course.

Continuing Education: CHES, CPHCE

Measuring Health Disparities. Year Developed: 2017. Source: Michigan Public Health Training Center. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Online Course. Level: Intermediate. Length: Self-paced.

Annotation: This interactive course focuses on some basic issues for public health practice -- how to understand, define and measure health disparity. This course examines the language of health disparity to come to some common understanding of what that term means, explains key measures of health disparity and shows how to calculate them. This course was originally released in 2005. Given its success as a foundational course, updates were made in 2017 for this new, web-based version.

Learning Objectives: By the end of the first content section (which includes Part I What are Health Disparities? and Part II Issues in Measuring Health Disparities), you will be able to: • Identify the dimensions of health disparity as described in Healthy People 2020 • List three definitions of health disparity. • Interpret health disparity in graphical representations of data. • Explain relative and absolute disparity. • Describe how reference groups can affect disparity measurement. By the end of the second content section (which includes Part III Measures of Health Disparities and Part IV Analytic Steps in Measuring Health Disparity), you will be able to: • Describe at least three complex measures of health disparities. • List strengths and weaknesses of at least three health disparity measures. •Summarize the analytic steps in measuring health disparity.

Special Instructions: To access this course, you first need to create an account

Continuing Education: 3 CHES; 3.3 CNE Contact Hours

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