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Public Health 101 Series. Year Developed: 2015. Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Online Course. Level: Introductory. Length: Series; various lengths.

Annotation: The Public Health 101 Series is a set of courses that provides an introduction to public health and covers the sciences essential to public health practice. The fundamental scientific components span topics in epidemiology, public health informatics and surveillance, health economics, public health laboratory science, and related fields. The courses are offered in different formats (slide presentations, e-learning courses, and quick learn lessons) for use by learners and instructors.

Learning Objectives: This series is designed for: • Public health professionals who have not had formal training in a particular core area or who would like a refresher • Persons new to public health • Public health educators and instructors • Persons interested in pursuing public health careers

Special Instructions: Click on large icons at the bottom of the screen to access course materials.

MCH Timeline. Year Developed: 2015. Source: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau. Presenter(s): U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau. Type: Interactive Learning Tool. Level: Intermediate. Length: Self-paced.

Annotation: This interactive timeline traces the history of maternal and child health in the U.S., provides in-depth modules on topics such as MCH 101, MCH Systems of Care, Infant Mortality and MCH Performance and Accountability, and allows the user to search for topical areas of interest. Users can also filter the timeline to show public health/medicine or government/policy timelines. Text-only descriptions, additional suggested readings, and web resources are provided.

Special Instructions: To view written material, select “Performance and Accountability” in the “In Depth Issues” drop-down menu (above the timeline). Additional instructions are provided under the timeline.

Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Timeline in the United States. Year Developed: 2013. Source: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs. Presenter(s): N/A. Type: Video. Level: Introductory. Length: 3 minutes.

Annotation: This video shows a brief overview of the Maternal and Child Health timeline in the United States which debuted at the Association of Maternal & Child Health 2013 Annual Conference in Washington, DC.

The Story of the Children's Bureau, The Early Years: 1912 - 1937. Year Developed: 2012. Source: Children's Bureau Centennial. Presenter(s): Pam Day. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Introductory. Length: 65 minutes.

Annotation: In this 65-minute presentation, Pam Day describes the early history of the Federal Children’s Bureau. She begins by explaining the Post-Industrial Revolution context and the high rates of infant mortality, infectious disease, and child labor. She then discusses Progressivism and women’s increased involvement in activism that led to the creation of the Children’s Bureau in 1912. Next, she explains the Children’s Bureau’s early achievements including the reduction of child mortality rates, child welfare, enforcing child labor laws, as well as how the Children’s Bureau evolved with the passing of the Social Security Act. The presentation concludes with the Children’s Bureau in 1937.

Special Instructions: To access the presentation, click “See More” under the “Historical Webinar Series: April 2012-March 2013” description. Under “The Story of the Children’s Bureau, The Early Years: 1912-1937” click on the “View Webinar” to begin the presentation. [Note: Need Windows Media Player to watch].

The Story of the Children's Bureau, America in Wartime: 1938-1960. Year Developed: 2012. Source: Children’s Bureau Centennial. Presenter(s): Carl Rochelle; Pam Day. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Introductory. Length: 50 minutes.

Annotation: In this 50-minute presentation, Carl Rochelle and Pam Day describe the evolution of the Children’s Bureau from World War II to 1960. The presentation begins by describing the condition of the United States during the war and the role of the Children’s Bureau during this time. It talks about the White House Conferences on Children, the Industrial Recovery Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, Title V, and the establishment of the Emergency Maternal and Child Infant Care Program to provide medical care for military families. It was also during this time that the Children’s Bureau began to expand its focus outside of the US. It became involved in evacuating children from warzones and refugee camps in Europe by providing both temporary foster homes in the US as well as easing immigration restrictions for children and adolescents who were survivors of concentration camps and/or had lost their homes and families due to the war. The presentation concludes with the bureau’s activities in 1960.

Special Instructions: To access the presentation, click “See More” under the “Historical Webinar Series: April 2012-March 2013” description. Under “The Story of the Children’s Bureau, America in Wartime: 1938-1960” click on the “View Webinar” to begin the presentation. [Note: Need Windows Media Player to watch].

Title V MCH Programs. Year Developed: 2011. Source: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Presenter(s): Holly Grason, MA. Type: Narrated Slide Presentation. Level: Introductory. Length: 52 minutes. Audio version

Annotation: This lecture examines the Title V Maternal and Child Health Program with a review of the historical evolution of Title V, beginning with the establishment of the Children’s Bureau in 1912. The lecturer goes on to discuss how the Title V program works, including its basic structure and funding process through the federal government and the state match requirement. Finally, she emphasizes how states vary in how they address the purpose of Title V, how they utilize funding sources, and what activities they focus on providing. A reference website with additional information for further education is included in the presentation. A PDF of the presentation slides is available at http://courseplus.jhu.edu/breezeContent/oncampus/MCHL/LectureDD/secA/MCH-secDDa-Grason_6.pdf.

Learning Objectives: • Review evolution of Title V of the Social Security Act. • Discuss how Title V Maternal and Child Health (MCH) programs work-federal and state components.

Maternal and Child Health Welfare Programming in the U.S.: Past and Present. Year Developed: 2011. Source: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Presenter(s): Holly Grason, MA. Type: Narrated Slide Presentation. Level: Introductory. Length: 40 minutes. Audio version

Annotation: During this lecture, Holly Grason describes welfare programs in the U.S. She begins with a discussion of the instruments for providing public welfare benefits, and the history of the welfare benefit evolution in the U.S. She then highlights the introduction of the TANF in the 1990s and covers the key features of the act. A PDF of the slides is available at http://courseplus.jhu.edu/breezeContent/oncampus/MCHL/LectureCC/secA/MCH-secCC-Grason_6.pdf.

Learning Objectives: • Provide a broad perspective on the meanings and vehicles of welfare. • Consider historical contexts. • Describe current formulation of a block grant for welfare.

Maternal and Child Health Title V Programs: How the Title V MCH Program Works Today. Year Developed: 2011. Source: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Presenter(s): Holly Grason, MA. Type: Narrated Slide Presentation. Level: Introductory. Length: 52 minutes. Audio version

Annotation: This lecture examines the Title V Maternal and Child Health Program with a review of the historical evolution of Title V, beginning with the establishment of the Children’s Bureau in 1912. The lecturer goes on to discuss how the Title V program works, including its basic structure and funding process through the federal government and the state match requirement. Finally, she emphasizes how states vary in how they address the purpose of Title V, how they utilize funding sources, and what activities they focus on providing. A reference website with additional information for further education is included in the presentation. A PDF of the presentation is available at http://courseplus.jhu.edu/breezeContent/oncampus/MCHL/LectureDD/secB/MCH-secDDb-Grason_6.pdf.

Learning Objectives: • Review evolution of Title V of the Social Security Act. • Discuss how Title V Maternal and Child Health (MCH) programs work-federal and state components.

Maternal and Child Health Community Health Centers: Characteristics of Community Health Clinics. Year Developed: 2011. Source: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Presenter(s): Holly Grason, MA. Type: Narrated Slide Presentation. Level: Introductory. Length: 45 minutes. Audio version

Annotation: In this lecture session, Holly Grason explains the historical and political context of Community Health Centers (CHCs). She reviews their original function, starting in the 1960s and summarizes their role in the health care system today. Throughout the lecture she provides in-depth information on the legislative and funding structures of the Community Health Center program. The speaker goes on to discuss the utilization of CHCs by subpopulation and the effects of the CHC program as demonstrated through evaluation data, such as improved access and reduced hospitalization. She concludes by emphasizing the potential role of the CHC program in the future health care system. A PDF of the presentation slides is available at http://courseplus.jhu.edu/breezeContent/oncampus/MCHL/LectureBB/secB/MCH-secBBb-Grason_6.pdf.

Learning Objectives: • Provide definition and historical backdrop of the federal Community Health Center (CHC) program. • Describe the several types of CHC programs. • Review the structural characteristics of CHCs. • Briefly note CHC populations and outcomes.

Healthy People 2020: The Next Generation of MCH-Related Focus Areas. Year Developed: 2011. Source: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau. Presenter(s): Reem M. Ghandour, DrPH, MPA; Beth Stevenson, MPH; Trina Menden Anglin, MD, PhD. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Introductory. Length: 60 minutes.

Annotation: This program, led by Dr. Reem Ghandour, provides a brief overview of Healthy People 2020 goals and framework, and orients participants to important changes since Healthy People 2010. The planning process and workgroups are described, as well as important next steps resulting from the process. Dr. Ghandour also reviews the content of the Maternal, Infant and Child Health topic area. Presenters Beth Stevenson and Trina Anglin describe the rationale, evolution and objectives for two new topics areas appearing in Healthy People 2020 — Early and Middle Childhood, and Adolescent Health. Strategies are outlined for how HP 2020 Objectives can be strategic tools in MCH practice.

Learning Objectives: • Review Maternal, Infant and Child Health (MICH) in Healthy People 2010. • Describe MICH in Health People 2020. • Highlight changes in the objectives and targets for MICH in 2020.

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