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Introduction to Proposal Writing. Year Developed: 2015. Source: Foundation Center. Presenter(s): Caroline Herbert. Type: Video. Level: Introductory. Length: 28 minutes. YouTube Video

Annotation: This webinar describes the proposal writing process, through answering frequently encountered questions, and providing examples of the various sections of a proposal. It is most applicable to research or program project proposals. Specifically, the webinar reviews proposal planning, contents, and packaging; it also addresses the steps to take after submission. The webinar is offered both in recorded form, as a self-paced elearning course, and live on certain dates; it is also available in Spanish.

Learning Objectives: • How the proposal fits into the overall grant-seeking process. • What to include in a standard proposal to a foundation. • Tips for making each section of your proposal stronger. • What funders expect to see in your proposal and attachments. • Tips for communicating with funders during the grant process. • Additional resources on proposal writing, including sample proposals.

Special Instructions: To access presentation, scroll down to "Online Classes" click on "Introduction to Proposal Writing Webinar". The next page will have a link "Watch the Webinar" at the bottom of the page.

Preparing a Successful Research Grant Application. Year Developed: 2011. Source: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Office of Epidemiology and Research. Presenter(s): Cynthia Minkovitz, PhD, Daniel Armstrong, PhD. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Intermediate. Length: 60 minutes.

Annotation: The webinar first starts with necessary considerations when completing a grant application, such as knowing your audience, choosing the correct question, and understanding differences in evaluation criteria (e.g. HRSA versus NIH). It also addresses key components of grants and the importance of having mentors review your grant before submission. Next, it presents the “Pearls and Pitfalls of Grant Preparation” and touches on advance planning, figures and tables, and using measures that match hypotheses. The learning opportunity stresess the importance of consistency in the grant writing process. A 15 minute question and answer session completes the webinar.

Learning Objectives: • Learn how to prepare a successful research application for competitive funding agencies. • Describe the key elements of a strong research proposal. • Learn tips for making your grant application ready for submission.

Special Instructions: To access presentation, scroll down to “6/6/11: Preparing a Successful Research Grant Application” and click on the blue title.

Cultural Competence and Global Leadership. Year Developed: 2011. Source: Maternal & Child Health Public Health Leadership Institute. Presenter(s): David Steffen, PhD, Virginia Suarez, PhD. Type: Narrated Slide Presentation. Level: Introductory Intermediate Advanced. Length: 60 minutes. Direct link

Annotation: The topic of global leadership and cultural competence becomes more important as work increasingly becomes global. This 60-minute slide presentation discusses the definition, key concepts and continuum of cultural competence, as well as the rationale for it and research on cultural differences and global leadership behaviors. Dr. Steffen discusses the difference between cultural competency and diversity, defining the “four layers” of diversity. Demographic trends within the U.S. and their significance are briefly touched on, as well as recent critical findings on health disparities. Leadership across cultures, Hofstede’s benchmark research, which identified five major dimensions on which cultures differ (Individualism vs Collectivism, Masculinity vs Femininity, Uncertainty Avoidance, Longterm Orientation, and Power Distance), is discussed in detail. Research findings from the GLOBE study are reviewed, in the context of global leadership attributes. The session addresses communication styles from different cultures as well as intercultural conflict styles and strategies to effectively resolve conflict.

Learning Objectives: • Define cultural competency and global leadership. • Understand research on cultural differences and global leadership behaviors. • Describe several intercultural conflict styles and strategies.

Special Instructions: To access this learning opportunity, scroll down on the landing page to “Cultural Competence and Global Leadership” leadership module and click on “View Module Presentation.”

Building and Maintaining a Collaborative Culture. Year Developed: 2011. Source: South Central Public Health Partnership. Presenter(s): W. Jack Duncan, PhD; Bryn Manzella, MPH. Type: Narrated Slide Presentation. Level: Intermediate. Length: 120 minutes. Troubleshooting Tips for South Central Public Health Partnership Courses

Annotation: Successful collaborations among public health professionals greatly enhance population health outcomes. This presentation discusses the importance of collaboration within public health, how to build a collaborative culture, and barriers to effective collaboration. Involving key people on a collaborative team is critical for successful collaboration, and this element is also explored. In addition, the presenters review different definitions of collaboration and flush out common themes that can be applied to all. Two interactive case studies are also discussed, in order to offer practical advice for building and maintaining collaborative teams.

Learning Objectives: • Assist in understanding your personal orientation toward collaboration. • Examine common themes among different definitions of collaboration. • Illustrate why collaboration is important. • Identify the steps involved in successful collaboration. • List the elements of a collaborating culture. • Provide a series of factors against which your organization can be evaluated relative to the ease of collaboration. • Identify four familiar impediments to effective collaboration. • Demonstrate why getting the “right” people on the team is important, even critical, to effective collaboration. • Provide a series of guidelines for forming a collaborative team. • Offer some practical advice for building and maintaining collaborative teams.

Special Instructions: Registration to the South Central Public Health Partnership is required. For new users it will take one weekday to receive an access email. If you are registered in TRAIN, login using that username and password. Click on "Course Offerings" and search for "Building and Maintaining a Collaborative Culture". [Note: videos may not be compatible with Macs; use Internet Explorer on a PC.]

Managing Conflict Effectively (Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Leadership Skills Development Series Module 4). Year Developed: 2008. Source: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Women’s and Children’s Health Policy Center. Presenter(s): Ann-Michele Gundlach, EdD. Type: Online Course Video. Level: Introductory. Length: 384 minutes.

Annotation: Module 4 of the MCH Leadership Skills Development Series starts with a 25 minute lecture on “Perspectives on Conflict” by Ann-Michele Gundlach, EdD. She discusses varying perspectives on conflict, emotions in disagreement, and creates personalized strategies to deal with personal differences. The next 20 minute lecture by Dr. Gundlach focuses on “Strategies for Navigating and Resolving Conflict”. She identifies where and why the disagreement exists, and preparing and implementing an approach to addressing the conflict. The module also includes group discussion questions, case studies, self-assessments and personalized plans relating to conflict resolution.

Learning Objectives: • Examine personal views of, and reactions to, conflict. • Examine the effects of their emotions on their effectiveness at work. • Enhance communication and negotiation skills to more productively deal with conflict. • Learn and apply new strategies for analyzing and responding to conflict.

Building and Supporting Teams (Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Leadership Skills Development Series Module 3). Year Developed: 2008. Source: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Women’s and Children’s Health Policy Center. Presenter(s): Holly Grason, MA. Type: Online Course Video. Level: Intermediate Advanced. Length: 204 minutes.

Annotation: Module 3 of the MCH Leadership Skills Development Series starts with a 30 minute lecture by Holly Grason who discusses the importance of teams in the public health field. She continues by noting the roles, dynamics and leadership styles that can occur in both effective and ineffective team settings, and addresses issues with engaging consumers in team settings and organizational climate. Lastly, the lecture focuses on the differences between dialogue and debate. The module includes video clips with corresponding discussion questions and exercises, finalizing with a self-assessment and individual plan.

Learning Objectives: • Appreciate the different functional (as opposed to professional) roles teams members play. • Draw from their and their colleagues’ experiences to identify effective and ineffective team dynamics. • Understand the role of leadership in fostering an organizational climate that empowers and inspires people.

Telehealth Series: Telehealth Technology: What you Need to Know to Get Started; Legal and Regulatory Considerations for Telehealth; and Reaching Out Across the Miles: The Role of Telehealth in Maternal and Child Health. Year Developed: n.a.. Source: National MCH Workforce Development Center. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: n.a.. Level: Advanced. Length: n.a..

Annotation: This series contains three videos: Telehealth Technology: What you Need to Know to Get Started; Legal and Regulatory Considerations for Telehealth; and Reaching Out Across the Miles: The Role of Telehealth in Maternal and Child Health. These videos provide a high-level overview about the uses of telehealth and technical considerations when beginning a telehealth program; explore legal and regulatory issues to consider in the development of any telehealth program; and provide an overview of the current use of telehealth in Title V programs as well as a more in-depth look at innovative uses of telehealth in the following areas relevant to maternal and child health: newborn metabolic screening, services for children & youth with special health care needs, newborn hearing screening, high risk delivery, and dental services.

Managing Conflict in the Workplace. Year Developed: n.a.. Source: South Central Public Health Partnership. Presenter(s): Tim Keogh, PhD. Type: Video Course. Level: Intermediate Advanced. Length: 120 minutes. Troubleshooting Tips for South Central Public Health Partnership Courses

Annotation: This course has two modules, the first discussing the difference between aggressive and assertive behavior and various behavior styles. The instructor also concentrates on the concept of “style-flexing” and planning for conversation with employees. Module two focuses on arguing, the basics of principled negotiation, managing emotions, and listening with judgment. The course also includes a video vignette case study with corresponding PDF questions, as well as a PDF case study with answers. A multiple choice exam is available to test comprehension of the material.

Learning Objectives: • Identify the 6 keys to managing conflict in the workplace. • List some root causes of workplace conflicts. • Identify the fundamentals of principled negotiations. • Describe the four steps for managing workplace conflict. • List the steps to take when planning for a conversation about conflict. • State the difference between assertive and aggressive behavior. • Explain the value of the “long term relationship” in managing workplace conflict. • Describe how the four style preferences react to conflict. • Explain the techniques of good listening skills for managing workplace conflict.

Special Instructions: Registration to the South Central Public Health Partnership is required. For new users it will take one weekday to receive an access email. If you are registered in TRAIN, login using that username and password. Click on “Course Offerings” and search for “Managing Conflict in the Workplace.” [Note: videos may not be compatible with Macs].

Continuing Education: A completion certificate will be awarded if you receive 70% or higher on the course quiz.

Managing and Motivating Effective Public Health Performance. Year Developed: n.a.. Source: South Central Public Health Partnership. Presenter(s): W. Jack Duncan, PhD. Type: Video Course. Level: Intermediate. Length: 420 minutes. Troubleshooting Tips for South Central Public Health Partnership Courses

Annotation: This learning opportunity is divided into four video modules, and includes PowerPoint handouts as well as a quiz to complete. In the first module, the presenter defines management and the tasks, skills and roles of managers. Module 2 describes the “Mystical Reality of Leadership”: focusing on the four managerial cultures and the evolving views on leadership overtime. Dr. Duncan continues this lecture in Module 3, focusing on different aspects of authority and the leadership triad: knowledge, power and trust. Module 4 concludes with various theories of motivation.

Learning Objectives: Module I - What Management is and What Managers Do: • Define what is meant by the term “management”. • Discuss what is meant by the process or functional approach to management. • Discuss what is meant by the “universality of management functions”. • Discuss what is meant by the “transferability of management skills”. • Describe how the skills required of managers changes as one moves up the organizational hierarchy. • Discuss an approach to management that is based on the roles managers perform. • Describe four “myths” of management. Module II - The Mystical Reality of Leadership: • Provide a definition of leadership. • Discuss the trait and situational views of leadership. • Describe why leadership is so critical to effective change management. • Discuss the differences between leadership and management. • Illustrate the essential aspects of the language of leadership. Module III - The Mystical Reality of Leadership II: • Describe the trust cycle in leadership. • Define authority, power, accountability, and responsibility. • Explain why it is important for authority, power, accountability, and responsibility to be equal. • Describe the formal theory of authority. • Describe the acceptance theory of authority. Module IV - Theories of Motivation: • Compare the needs theories of Maslow, Alderfer, and McClelland. • Discuss the Two-Factor theory of motivation and explain why it involves job enrichment. • Differentiate between horizontal and vertical loading in job enrichment. • Describe why equity is important in considering human motivation. • Discuss Operant Conditioning as a theory of motivation. • Compare and contrast continuous and partial reinforcement schedules.

Special Instructions: Registration to the South Central Public Health Partnership is required. For new users it will take one weekday to receive an access email. If you are registered in TRAIN, login using that username and password. Click on “Course Offerings” and search for “Managing and Motivating Effective Public Health Performance.”

Continuing Education: A completion certificate will be awarded if you receive 70% or higher on the course quiz.

How to Manage Conflict so it Doesn't Manage You. Year Developed: n.a.. Source: South Central Public Health Partnership. Presenter(s): Dr. Louis Rowitz. Type: Video Course. Level: Introductory Intermediate. Length: 180 minutes. Troubleshooting Tips for South Central Public Health Partnership Courses

Annotation: This video course has eight modules, each related to managing conflict personally. The lecturer first discusses essentials of conflict management, including interpersonal conflict. He goes on to talk about conflict management styles and when to use each method, and further focuses on the conflict resolution process. The next module 7 discusses the turnaround process, and section 8 talks about turf issues between coworkers and how to manage them. A course PowerPoint is available for use as well as a pre and post test to evaluate comprehension.

Learning Objectives: • Identify the benefits of adopting a “conflict manager’s mindset”. • Identify the five predominant styles of conflict management and the situations when each is most appropriate . • Apply strategies to neutralize your own emotions as well as those of others. • Utilize the four-step conflict resolution process to achieve better outcomes to most simple conflicts. • Deal more effectively with complex or difficult conflicts through the use of seven “turnaround strategies.” • Understand the effects of turf battles on the functioning of state health departments. • Apply structural and interpersonal strategies to identify and resolve turf problems within the department. • Describe the three types of integrated effort that are more likely to be achieved when turf issues have been resolved.

Special Instructions: Registration to the South Central Public Health Partnership is required. For new users it will take one weekday to receive an access email. If you are registered in TRAIN, login using that username and password. Click on “Course Offerings” and search for “How to Manage Conflict so it Doesn’t Manage You.” [Note: videos may not be compatible with Macs].

Continuing Education: A completion certificate will be awarded if you receive 70% or higher on the course quiz.

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