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Transformation of the Maternal and Child Health Block Grant: MCH Transformation 3.0. Year Developed: 2013-2014. Source: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau. Presenter(s): Michael C. Lu, MD, MPH. Type: Video. Level: Intermediate. Length: varies.

Annotation: In this series of videos, Dr. Lu explains how the U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau has been working in partnership with the leadership in State Title V Maternal and Child Health (MCH) programs, national MCH leaders, and other stakeholders to develop and refine a new vision (titled MCH 3.0) for transforming the MCH Block Grant to better meet current and future challenges facing the Nation’s mothers and children, including children with special health care needs. Dr. Lu explains how MCHB has used a three-proged approach to begin this process and discusses the evolution of MCH 3.0.

Learning Objectives: • Understand the mission, vision, and partnerships needed to implement MCH 3.0. • Understand the focus on reducing burden, maintaining flexibility, and improving accountability in transforming state Title V performance measure reporting. • Introduce 15 "straw man" performance measures to elicit discussion.

Special Instructions: Access two videos on the right-hand side of the screen.

Innovations in Federal Surveys to Assess the Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Children & Families. Year Developed: 2022. Source: Maternal and Child Health Bureau. Presenter(s): Michael Kogan, Reem Ghandour, Jessica Jones, Anika Schenck-Fontaine, & Olivia Sappenfield. Type: Webinar. Level: Intermediate. Length: 74. minutes.

Annotation: Over the past two years, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused significant disruptions in the lives of U.S. children and their families, including their health, health care access, receipt of intervention and other services, education, and child care arrangements. Accordingly, HRSA MCHB has taken steps to ensure that public health programs are prepared to meet these challenges and that researchers have access to relevant data. This symposium provides participants with an overview of resources for both immediate and long-term analytic needs. Specifically, this session presents three projects to collect data on the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on children and their families: The National Survey of Children’s Health (NSCH), a new longitudinal cohort study of past NSCH respondents to launch in 2023, and the results of MCHB-sponsored content included in the Census Bureau’s weekly Household Pulse Survey.

Learning Objectives: • Discuss overviews of three projects to collect data on the impacts of COVID-19 on children and families. • Learn survey content and how to access survey data. • Review relevant timelines of data availability.

New Grantee Orientation: Division of MCH Workforce Development. Year Developed: 2018. Source: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau. Presenter(s): Lauren Raskin Ramos, MPH; Laura Kavanagh, MPP; Meredith Morrisette, MPH. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Introductory. Length: Series; length varies.

Annotation: This webinar presented information to new grantees of the U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau's (MCHB's) Division of MCH Workforce Development (DMCHWD). Topics included: • Overview of the Health Resources and Services Administration and the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB). • Overview of the Division of MCH Workforce Development (DMCHWD). • Description of the current DMCHWD investments. • Review of reporting requirements and key deadlines for DMCHWD grantees. • Key cross-cutting resources and communications mechanisms. • An opportunity for targeted Q&A with DMCHWD staff. Previous years' orientations are also available: 2015 https://altarum.adobeconnect.com/_a758956138/dmchwd072315 2014 https://altarum.adobeconnect.com/_a758956138/dmchwd073114

Learning Objectives: • Provide an overview of the organization of the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) and the DMCHWD. • Discuss the Division's programs, goals, and impact. • Review information related to grants administration. • Introduce key resources.

Using ROI Analysis to Inform QI and Decision Making: ASTHO's Web-Based Tool. Year Developed: 2016. Source: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials. Presenter(s): Karl Ensign, Rebecca Brady. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Advanced. Length: 50 minutes.

Annotation: This is a tutorial on ASTHO's web-based tool to estimate economic returns on investments (ROI) for public health agency projects. ASTHO, through a cooperative agreement with CDC’s Office for State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Support, developed a web-based tool to calculate the return on investment (ROI) associated with public health agency program or business improvements. This is a tutorial for health agencies and public health leaders to take advantage of this web-based tool. Visit http://roi.astho.org to access the tool.

Strategic Planning in Public Health Overview. Year Developed: 2015. Source: Public Health Centers for Excellence. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Video. Level: Introductory. Length: 11 minutes.

Annotation: This brief overview outlines 10 steps to successful strategic planning, describes why it is important, and gives examples from the field and guiding resources.

Medicaid and CHIP Fundamentals. Year Developed: 2015. Source: National Health Policy Forum. Presenter(s): Chris L. Peterson, MPP. Type: Video. Level: Intermediate. Length: 51 minutes.

Annotation: This lecture covers the background of the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission, explains how Medicaid and CHIP work independently and together. Topic covered include the statutory and program administration of the program (what are the federal and state roles), eligibility (who is covered), benefits and cost sharing (what is covered), and payment and financing issues (how much is covered). The lecture concludes with selected, real-life policy issues.

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Public Health 101: A Short Course. Year Developed: 2013. Source: Center for Public Health Practice (Ohio State University). Presenter(s): Unknown. Type: Online Course. Level: Introductory. Length: Self-paced.

Annotation: This course is a basic introduction to public health and consists of seven modules that range from 6-15 minutes in length. The modules provide an introduction to the history, achievements, mission, achievements, structure, challenges, opportunities, and future of public health in the United States. Some of the focus is on Ohio, however the course is still useful for individuals from other states as the Ohio-specific information can be used as an example of the roles and activities of state and local public health. The seven modules are: “What is Public Health?” “History and Achievements,” “Who is Public Health?” “Factors that Influence Public Health,” “Public Health in Ohio,” “Challenges for Public Health,” and “Public Health’s Future”.

Special Instructions: Regsitration necessary to access the training.

Continuing Education: Types of Continuing Education Credits Available: Continuing Education Approved by the Ohio State Board of Sanitarian Registration for 1.5 hours. The Center for Public Health Practice (MEP2939) is a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education; this program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1.5 total Category I contact hours in health education. The course is approved for 1.5 CPH CEs. Approved by the Ohio Nurses Association (OBN-001-91), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation for 1.5 contact hours. Contact Shirley Funt at 614-292-1637 or cphp-registration@cph.osu.edu for more information about continuing education contact hours.”

Impact of Local Health Spending on Maternal and Child Health: Results from the PHAST Study. Year Developed: 2013. Source: Northwest Center for Public Health Practice. Presenter(s): Betty Bekemeier. Type: Video. Level: Intermediate. Length: 60 minutes.

Annotation: In this one hour webinar, which is part of the Hot Topics series, Betty Bekemeier explains how results from the Public Health Activities and Services Tracking (PHAST) Study can help local health jurisdictions understand their impact on population health and plan accordingly.

Learning Objectives: • Describe the opportunities that exist for practice-based research and practical decision-making using detailed local health department data. • Describe three ways public health practice partners have added rigor to the PHAST study findings. • Describe findings related to the role of targeted spending in impacting health outcomes. • Describe the relationship between health outcomes and related maternal and child health spending among local health jurisdictions in Florida and Washington State.

Special Instructions: Registration required.

MCH System Partners (The Very Briefest of Introductions): Health Security Programs. Year Developed: 2012. 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: As part of three presentations, Holly Grason outlines several national Maternal and Child Health (MCH) programs. For each program, Ms. Grason explains the program goal, the timeframe and intent of its creation, program structure, program services, and populations served. This learning opportunity, the second presentation in the series, covers programs related to health security: Title V of the Social Security Act (MCH Block Grant), Community Health Centers, Title X (Family Planning Program), and WIC (Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children). A PDF of the presentation slides is available at http://courseplus.jhu.edu/breezeContent/oncampus/MCHL/SystemPartners/secB/MCHL-secB-SystemPartners_6.pdf.

Special Instructions: This link downloads an Adobe Presenter file that you can play locally on your computer.

MCH System Partners (The Very Briefest of Introductions): Health Insurance and Summary. Year Developed: 2012. 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: As part of three presentations, Holly Grason outlines several national Maternal and Child Health (MCH) programs. For each program, Ms. Grason explains the program goal, the timeframe and intent of its creation, program structure, program services, and populations served. This learning opportunity, the third presentation of the series, covers health security programs that do not provide services directly, but rather pay for the services provided by other federal programs: Medicaid and CHIP (Children’s Health Insurance Program). The Early Periodic Screening Diagnostic and Treatment (EPSDT) Program is also explained in this presentation. A PDF of the presentation slides is available at http://courseplus.jhu.edu/breezeContent/oncampus/MCHL/SystemPartners/secC/MCHL-secC-SystemPartners_6.pdf.

Special Instructions: This link downloads an Adobe Presenter file that you can play locally on your computer.

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