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Dismantling Racial Inequity Through Child Welfare Systems Change. Year Developed: 2017-2018. Source: National Child Welfare Workforce Institute and Center for the Study of Social Policy. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Video. Level: Intermediate. Length: Series; various lengths.

Annotation: This series features workforce and organizational development stories and strategies to achieve racial equity. It includes these titles: 1. Using an Institutional Analysis to Identify Core Issues and Spur Change - July 2017 2. Community Collaboration & Grassroots Effort (Cross-systems & Tribal Partnerships) - September 2017 3. A Data-Driven Approach to Improving Outcomes for Black Girls in Child Welfare - December 2017 4. Slow and Steady Wins the RACE of Child Welfare Equity - February 2018 5. Strengthening Our Efforts Through Partnerships with Academia - June 2018 6. Sustaining Racial Equity Improvements in Child Welfare - September 26, 2018

Special Instructions: The webinar series is listed under 'Past National Webinar Series'

Stride toward Equity: Understanding and Interrupting Structural Racism in your Jurisdiction in Order to Improve Health. Year Developed: 2022. Source: CityMatCH. Presenter(s): Naomi Thyden, PhD, MPH; Brigette Davis, PhD, MPH. Type: Webinar. Level: Introductory. Length: 79 minutes.

Annotation: Dr. Davis and Dr. Thyden introduced participants to the various “levels” of racism - with emphasis on the broadest level: structural racism. The presenters discussed their research about structural racism and health and provided examples based on their experience as epidemiologists in state and local public health practice. Participants had a chance to identify structural racism in their own areas of practice and interrogate how it may influence maternal & child health.

Learning Objectives: • Define levels of racism including: discrimination, cultural, institutional and structural racism. • Learn about structural racism • Review learner jurisdictions and its relationship with structural racism

What Title V Agencies Are Doing to Advance Health Equity and Social Determinants of Health: A Summary. Year Developed: 2021. Source: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health. Presenter(s): John Richards. Type: Video. Level: Introductory Intermediate Advanced. Length: 24 minutes.

Annotation: This video describes how Title V agencies are addressing health equity and social determinants of health (SDOH) as a response to their recent five-year needs assessment. It gives specific strategies being conducted by states and jurisdictions. The presenter then provides a conceptual framework for addressing disparities. This framework serves as the structure to discuss several practical tools to use in equity work. The presentation ends with a summary of where to find additional resources.

Learning Objectives: • Identify how Title V agencies are addressing health equity issues as discovered in their needs assessment. • Synthesize common strategies being used in the field related to both health equity and SDOH. • Utilize additional resources through the MCH Navigator.

Training Spotlight: Diversity and Health Equity. Year Developed: 2021. Source: MCH Navigator. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Interactive Learning Tool. Level: Introductory. Length: Self-paced.

Annotation: Utilizing the structure of the Health Equity Framework (HEF), this training spotlight aims to provide trainings that facilitate the translation of science to practice around the complex nature of health equity. The HEF is a science- and justice-based framework for promoting health equity designed for researchers and practitioners working across public health and social science fields. The HEF highlights the explicit and implicit interactions of multilevel influences on health outcomes and emphasizes that health inequities are the result of cumulative experiences across the life span and generations.

Learning Objectives: Strengthen your knowledge base around the four dimensions of the Health Equity Framework: • Systems of power • Relationships and networks • Individual factors • Psychological pathways

Dismantling Racism: 10 Compelling Reasons for Investing in a Relational/Community Health Workforce. Year Developed: 2021. Source: InCK Marks. Presenter(s): Kay Johnson, Maxine Hayes, Charles Bruner, Shadi Houshyar; Leslie Walker-Harding. Type: Webinar. Level: Intermediate. Length: 58 minutes.

Annotation: The webinar presents opportunities and imperatives for the child health system to contribute to dismantling racism and optimizing child health.

Declaring Racism as a Public Health Crisis. Year Developed: 2021. Source: County Health Rankings and Roadmaps. Presenter(s): Renee Canady, Jannah Bierens, Jennifer Harris, Ericka Burroughs-Girardi, Selma Aly, Joanne Lee. Type: Video. Level: Introductory. Length: 59 minutes.

Annotation: There is a growing number of states and local jurisdictions declaring racism as a public health issue. What do these declarations mean and how are they helpful in advancing racial equity? How ready is the discipline/field of Public Health to actively respond to declarations? Presenters will explore these compelling questions and more in this webinar.

Learning Objectives: • Learn how racism influences health • Discuss root causes of health equity • Differentiate transactional versus transformative approaches • Review MATCH'S Racism Declaration Action Toolkit

Challenging Racist Systems, Processes, and Analyses in Social Care. Year Developed: 2021. Source: Social Interventions Research & Evaluation Network. Presenter(s): Megan Sandel, MD, MPH, Rhea Boyd, MD, MPH. Type: Podcast. Level: Introductory. Length: 29 minutes.

Annotation: This podcast features a conversation between Megan Sandel, MD, MPH, an associate professor of pediatrics at the Boston University Schools of Medicine and Public Health and co-lead principal investigator with Children’s Health Watch, and Rhea Boyd, MD, MPH, a pediatrician, public health advocate, and scholar who is the Director of Equity and Justice for The California Children’s Trust and most recently, co-developed THE CONVERSATION: Between Us, About Us, a national campaign to bring information about the COVID vaccines directly to Black communities.

Learning Objectives: • Understand the role of health care sector efforts to provide assistance to patients to reduce their social risks. • Explore ways in which social inequality has been encoded and medicalized in the conceptualization of social care. • Discuss ways to think differently about what “health equity” means.

Equity, Health Transformation, and Early Childhood Systems Building. Year Developed: 2020. Source: InCK Marks. Presenter(s): Charles Bruner, Kay Johnson, Maxine Hayes, Fan Tait, Wendy Ellis. Type: Webinar. Level: Intermediate. Length: 60 minutes.

Annotation: In this webinar learn about: • The Framework for Child Health Transformation • The Equity Imperative in Health and Early Childhood • Child Health Care and Early Childhood Systems Building

Project READY: Reimagining Equity & Access for Diverse Youth. Year Developed: 2019. Source: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's School of Information and Library Science. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Professional Development Curriculum. Level: Intermediate. Length: Self-paced.

Annotation: Research shows that youth services library staff in both public and school libraries recognize the need for professional and personal knowledge related to race and racism and anti-racist work (Hughes-Hassell & Stivers, 2015); however, there are currently few comprehensive resources that specifically address the needs of library professionals. The Project READY curriculum addresses this gap in existing professional development opportunities for youth services library staff.

Learning Objectives: • Introduce youth services library staff to research in areas such as race and racism, critical theory, and culturally responsive or sustaining pedagogy. • Establish a shared understanding of foundational concepts and issues related to race, racism, and racial equity. • Encourage self-reflection related to race and racial identity for both white and BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) library staff in public and school libraries. • Amplify the work of practitioners and scholars who are providing inclusive and culturally responsive services for youth of color and Indigenous youth. • Provide concrete strategies for creating and/or improving library programs and services for Black youth, Indigenous youth, and children and teens of color.

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.

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Continuing Education: 3 CHES; 3.3 CNE Contact Hours

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