Annotation: The Early Childhood Family Network’s (ECFN) vision is to live in a world where all children birth to eight are safe, healthy, and inspired to lifelong learning. Join EFCN for its inaugural webinar series for families and partners dedicated to early childhood social and emotional development. Dr. Alice Farrell presents on effective engagement strategies for counteracting the disparities that many families and children experience and how focusing on the use of best practices in engagement can yield positive family and community connections.
Annotation: Health care providers, payers, and systems serving children, youth and families increasingly focus on family engagement as a strategy to improve health care delivery, enhance consumer and provider satisfaction, and reduce costs. Assessing how well an organization or agency is engaging families is a critical step in achieving these goals. A recent issue brief from Family Voices, A Framework for Assessing Family Engagement in Systems Change, proposes four domains of family engagement – representation, transparency, impact and commitment. Join us as we explore this framework, share models of success and discuss common barriers to incorporating meaningful family engagement in systems-level initiatives. It is recommended that attendees read the issue brief prior to the event.
Annotation: This training brief provides specific learning opportunities and resources for use by the Title V workforce that focus on how to implement and execute skills associated with family-professional partnerships.
Sharing Your Story for a Public Policy Purpose.Year Developed: 2017. Source: Family Voices and National Center for Family/Professional Partnerships. Presenter(s): Reid Kaplan. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Introductory. Length: 49 minutes.
Annotation: Reid Caplan from the Autistic Self Advocacy Network explains how to use personal stories for advocacy in different situations. What is a public comment period? How can you make sure that the people in government hear your concerns? As advocates, we have a lot of important experience and perspective to share. Learn more about new ways to be heard! A video and slides are available.
Participating in Advisory Groups.Year Developed: 2017. Source: Family Voices and National Center for Family/Professional Partnerships. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Introductory. Length: 68 minutes.
Annotation: Savannah Logsdon-Breakstone from the Autistic Self Advocacy Network shares what youth self-advocates need to know in order to serve on boards and other groups. What can youth expect? How can I participate in meetings? Savannah shares tips and strategies to help youth leaders get involved and get the most out of these experiences. A video and slides are included.
Annotation: Hosted by NCFPP, in partnership with the Association for Maternal and Child Health Programs (AMCHP). A panel of 3 F2F family leaders (Allison Gray, CA; Natilie Wooldridge, AR; Nanfi Lubogo, CT) shared their experiences and strategies in engaging with their state Title V programs.
NCFPP hosted a follow-up discussion on April 12, 2017. Materials distributed included examples of partnering with Title V shared by SPAN (NJ F2F/SAO)
Two recordings, slides, and several handouts are included.
Annotation: This archived webinar focuses on the newly developed AHD partnership between the University of Illinois at Chicago's School of Public Health and the Chicago Department of Public Health. During this meeting, Dr. Torres discussed a variety of aspects of this partnership, including the process of establishing the partnership, challenges and lessons learned, and the future vision for the partnership, and shared tips for partnership development.
This one hour webinar was originally presented as the May 2017 AHD Learning Community meeting. Discussion among the presenters and participants that occurred during the live version of the webinar is captured. Watch the archived webinar or download the presentation slides to learn more. Additional details about this AHD partnership are also highlighted in the PHF Pulse blog post, New Partnership in Chicago Offers Latest Example of Academic Health Department Development.
Special Instructions: Registration required before accessing this course.
Annotation: This webinar describes a set of “inside” and “outside” strategic practices that public local health departments can use to advance equity. The panelists provide concrete examples of how they have implemented these practices, their lessons learned, and their practical guidance to local health department staff interested in tackling similar efforts. Specific practices such as hiring and contracting, staff training, partnering with community organizing groups, and using Health in All Policies are covered during this training. Broader themes to be discussed include confronting the root causes of inequity and supporting leadership and innovation to advance equity.
Annotation: The November 2016 Knowledge Network for Systems of Care TV (KSOC-TV) webcast highlights the changing role of law enforcement in supporting youth and young adults with mental health needs. The program included evidence-based strategies to combine efforts of police officers, mental health educators, and community advocates to resolve potentially volatile situations in more positive ways.
Coalition Building Basics.Year Developed: 2016. Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Presenter(s): Aaron Mondada; David Aronstin; Bob Rauner;. Type: Video Webinar. Level: Intermediate. Length: 62 minutes.
Annotation: This webinar provides an overview of steps necessary to create a successful coalition; shares best practices for working collectively; and provide three community examples that have incorporated best practices and met with successful results. Speakers are from Plan4Health Vista, Boise, ID; Boston Alliance for Community Health; and Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln.
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 $180,000/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.