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Getting Better All the Time: Considerations and Approaches for LSR Searching. Year Developed: 2018. Source: Cochrane Project Transform. Presenter(s): Robin Featherstone, Steve McDonald. Type: n.a.. Level: Introductory Intermediate. Length: 57 minutes. Slides

Annotation: This webinar describes the living systematic review (LSR) approach to maintaining the currency of systematic reviews of literature by using continual surveillance for new research evidence and inclluding relevant new information in systematic reviews in a timely manner. It also discusses features of the Cochrane LSR search. A video and slides are available.

Where To Find MCH Resources: An Introduction. Year Developed: 2017. Source: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health. Presenter(s): Keisha Watson and John Richards. Type: Narrated Slide Presentation. Level: Introductory. Length: 18 minutes.

Annotation: This short presentation discusses the information needs of MCH professionals and identifies distinct online resources to address those needs, from pop and professional sources such as Google, PubMed, and Wikipedia to grant-supported resources that address MCHB topical programs and initiatives. Topics include data warehouses, research centers, epidemiology sites, professional and membership organizations

Learning Objectives: • Identify information needs of professionals • Explain the differences between types of online resources • Differentiate between trusted and questionable online resources • Understand where to go to find additional resources

Defining Evidence. Year Developed: 2017. Source: University of North Carolina Gillings Shool of Global Public Health. Presenter(s): Kasey Decosimo MPH. Type: n.a.. Level: Introductory. Length: 20 minutes.

Annotation: This training offered by the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health provides an overview of evidence-based practice and describes the different categories of evidence-based approaches.

Learning Objectives: • Describe evidence-based practice. • Discuss the Social Ecological Model as a framework for planning evidence-based approaches. • Describe three main categories of evidence-based approaches: Programs, Policies, and Strategies.

Special Instructions: Registration required before viewing the training.

Continuing Education: Certificate of attendance is available.

Adapting Evidence-Based Interventions for New Populations and Settings. Year Developed: 2015. Source: Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health; Region 2 Public Health Training Center. Presenter(s): Rachel C. Shelton, ScD, MPH. Type: Webcast. Level: Introductory Intermediate Advanced. Length: 60 minutes. TRAIN.org link

Annotation: Dissemination and implementation sciences are defined as the systematic study of how a specific set of activities and designated strategies are used to successfully adopt and integrate an evidence-based public health intervention (EBI) within specific settings, and are comprised of four steps: 1) exploration, 2) adoption/preparation, 3) implementation, and 4) sustainment. The overall goal is to reduce the gap between science and practice/policy. Implementation research speaks more to processes and factors associated with successful integration of EBIs within a particular setting, while dissemination research focuses on the processes and factors that lead to widespread adoption and use of EBIs. EBIs are shaped by research evidence, resources, population, and context, and are popularly used due to their demonstrated effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, and fast process. In order to successfully select an EBI, interventionists must Identify community needs, assess organizational capacity, and search program registries to select a program. When preparing for implementation, and EBI can either be adopted as is or adapted to fit the local conditions. Adaptation is an important part of the process in order to enhance engagement, reach the audience, address disparities, increase fit and relevance, and reinforce the message. Adaptations can be either surface or deep structure, and the use of either or both should be a conscious, well thought out decision. Surface adaptations use visual and auditory cues for culturally appropriate messages, while deep structure adaptations involves cultural sensitivity and comprehensive understanding of ethnic group’s core cultural values, norms, and stressors (economic, social, environmental) affecting health behaviors. Models for guiding adaptation include Card, ADAPT-ITT, and MAP.

Continuing Education: 1 CHES; 1 CPHCE

MANTRA Research Data Managment Training. Year Developed: 2014. Source: University of Edinborough, Scotland. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Online Course. Level: Intermediate Advanced. Length: Series, various lengths; each unit takes up to one hour, plus time for further reading and carrying out the data handling exercises.

Annotation: MANTRA is a free online course for those who manage digital data as part of their research project. Its modules include (1) Research Data Explained; (2) Data Management Plans; (3) Organizing Data; (4) File Formats and Transformation; (5) Documentation, Metadata, Citation; (6) Storage and Security; (7) Data Protection, Rights, and Access; (8) Sharing, Preservation, and Licensing; and (9) Data Handling Tutorials. The modules are slide decks with embedded videos, and each contains learning objectives.

Learning Objectives: See each module online for extensive learning objectives.

Continuing Education: Learners who require a certificate of completion may wish to enroll for their 5-week rolling Coursera MOOC instead: Research Data Management and Sharing, delivered in partnership with the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

AMCHP-CDC Skills Building Suite: Evidence-Based Practice–Moving Along the Continuum from Selection to Sustainability. Year Developed: 2013. Source: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs. Presenter(s): Starr Banks, MPH, Cherie Rooks-Peck, PhD, RD, LD, Kathi Wilson, PhD, MPH, CHES. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Intermediate. Length: Series; various lengths.

Annotation: This three-part workshop is designed to increase state MCH program capacity to better understand evidence-based programs, dialogue about opportunities and challenges in implementing evidence-based programs, understand complexity in fidelity and adaptation, and consider evaluation and sustainability of evidence-based programs. It includes pretests, slides, tools, handouts, and webinar recordings.

Learning Objectives: Participants will be able to: • Compare evidence-based strategies and interventions to program’s needs. • Identify extent of adaptation needed for selected intervention. • Suggest evaluation methods or sustainability criteria for the intervention.

Special Instructions: Scroll down the page to find resources for the three-part series including participant instructions, handouts, and worksheets; presenter biosketches and slides; and webinar recordings.

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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 $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.