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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.

Introduction to Program Monitoring and Evaluation in Maternal and Child Health: Session One -- Monitoring & Evaluation: What? When? Who?. Year Developed: 2012. Source: South Central Public Health Training Center. Presenter(s): Francoise Grossman, RN, MPH. Type: Video Slide Module. Level: Introductory. Length: 120 minutes. Troubleshooting Tips for South Central Public Health Partnership Courses

Annotation: In this session, Francoise Grossman describes three types of evaluation used in the implementation of MCH programs, details the difference between monitoring and evaluation, and shares the standards and guiding principles individuals should follow when conducting evaluation. The second part of the tutorial discusses the role of stakeholders and other key issues. Using a mock scenario of a childhood obesity reduction program and companion worksheets, Ms. Grossman encourages viewers to apply knowledge gained through the tutorial. NOTE: This session is part one of a six-course series. Prior to the start of the tutorial, participants are encouraged to complete a pre-test to assess baseline knowledge of the topic of program evaluation. A quiz is available for participants at the conclusion of the tutorial, which must be completed in order to receive a certificate.

Learning Objectives: • Describe the three types of evaluation used in the implementation of a MCH prevention program. • Explain the rationale to involve stakeholders in MCH program evaluation. • Describe the key issues to consider when involving stakeholders. • Apply your knowledge to identify stakeholders for the Child Wellness Program and develop a stakeholders matrix.

Continuing Education: 1 CEU for Nursing or Social Work is available for those individuals who complete the quiz at the end of the module with a score of 70% or higher. Additional information and instructions are available in the Course Information tab of the module.

Program Development and Evaluation. Year Developed: 2011. Source: New York - New Jersey Public Health Training Center. Presenter(s): New York - New Jersey Public Health Training Center. Type: Online Course. Level: Introductory. Length: 60 minutes.

Annotation: This interactive tutorial takes learners through the program development process, including identifying a problem, planning, and implementation. The module further focuses on evaluation by describing stakeholders and explaining the difference between formative and summative evaluation. Through question and answer interactions, creating program goals, SMART objectives and logic models are also covered. The tutorial additionally describes factors that may influence program outcomes.

Learning Objectives: • Recognize how evaluation fits within the program development process. • List three reasons why public health program evaluations are important. • Explain the difference between formative and summative program evaluations. • Describe at least five aspects of a public health program that can be measured. • Identify at least two factors external to a public health program that may affect its evaluation.

Special Instructions: Registration is required. Click on "Enroll in NTNJ PHTC". Click on "Enroll" and click "Create an account now".

Continuing Education: 1 contact hour available in Category I CECH in health education, nursing continuing education, category 1 continuing medical education toward AMA/PRA Physician’s Recognition Award, and one hour in general continuing education credits.

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.

Business Planning for Public Health Programs. Year Developed: 2011. Source: Northwest Center for Public Health Practice. Presenter(s): Stephen Orton, PhD. Type: Interactive Modules. Level: Introductory Intermediate Advanced. Length: 45 minutes.

Annotation: This 45-minute module will help you understand the basics of business planning and determine if writing a business plan is appropriate for your public health program.

Learning Objectives: • Describe the parts of a business plan. • Explain how business planning can be helpful for a public health agency or non-profit organization. • Describe the function of business planning. Identify when it is appropriate to do a business plan.

Special Instructions: To access this course, you first need to create an account.

Continuing Education: 1 CNE Contact Hour

Data Collection for Program Evaluation. Year Developed: 2009. Source: Northwest Center for Public Health Practice. Presenter(s): Luann D’Ambrosio, Med; Sandra Senter, MN, MPH . Type: Online Course. Level: Introductory. Length: 180 minutes.

Annotation: This five part module explains how to conduct a program evaluation, with a focus on gathering credible evidence. Commonly used collection methods are discussed including document reviews, observations, surveys, interviews and focus groups. The training also provides a toolkit featuring additional worksheets, resources and quizzes.

Learning Objectives: • List five data collection methods in program evaluation. • Design a basic survey questionnaire. • List two methods of selecting a survey sample. • Describe key components in planning and conducting interviews and focus groups

Special Instructions: Registration is required. Click on "Registration" tab. Click on "Course Search" then search for "Data Collection for Program Evaluation". Check software compliance for training portal.

Continuing Education: Continuing Education Credits are available for Nursing; Viewer can receive 1.0 CNE credit (must score a passing grade on the assessment and pay $35 application fee).

Introduction to Program Monitoring and Evaluation in Maternal and Child Health: Session Two –- Program Description and Logic Model. Year Developed: n.a.. Source: South Central Public Health Partnership. Presenter(s): Francouise Grossmann, RN, MPH. Type: Video Slide Module. Level: Introductory. Length: 120 minutes. Troubleshooting Tips for South Central Public Health Partnership Courses

Annotation: This module explores the role of formative evaluation in the implementation and evaluation of a MCH program. It emphasizes the importance of needs assessments to inform program planning, to create realistic goals, objectives, and activities, and to inform program evaluation. The module stresses the importance of formulating appropriate goals and objectives and introduces the concept of the logic model and explains how to develop a logic model to articulate the various components of a program.

Learning Objectives: • Identify the role of formative evaluation when implementing and evaluating a Maternal and Child Health (MCH) program. • Formulate goals and objectives. • Describe the logic model and its use in monitoring and evaluation. • Apply new knowledge by developing a logic model for the Child Wellness Program.

Heartland Centers: Quality Improvement and Evaluation. Year Developed: n.a.. Source: Missouri Institute for Community Health, Kansas TRAIN. Presenter(s): Marty Galutia. Type: Online Course Video. Level: Introductory Intermediate. Length: 45 minutes.

Annotation: This interactive module helps learners understand the basics of evaluative thinking in the context of process evaluation by addressing the differences between asking questions, gathering data, analyzing data and implementing change. The tutorial details the 4 steps in process evaluation, using a video example from a real health department’s processes.

Special Instructions: Registration is required. Click on the"Registration" tab. Click on "Course Search" then search for "Heartland Centers: Quality Improvement and Evaluation". Check software compliance for training portal.

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

Grant Writing. Year Developed: n.a.. Source: Upper Midwest Public Health Training Center. Presenter(s): Jane Schadle RNC, MSHA. Type: Online Course. Level: Introductory. Length: 60 minutes.

Annotation: This course is part of a the New Public Health Administrators Series, a 14 hour-long online program targeted toward new public health administrators and nursing administrators. This course may be taken by itself, or as part of the New Public Health Admin (NPHA) Curriculum. Grant Writing, by Jane Schadle - consists of a one hour video segment which is accessible via video streaming technology. PowerPoint slides of the presentation are provided in PDF format. Participants will be assessed through practice exercises and an online post-test.

Learning Objectives: • Identify grant awarding organizations in Iowa. • Describe the steps involved in preparing a grant application. • Describe the resources needed in preparing a grant application. • Discuss the reporting obligations once a grant is awarded. • Discuss the implications of grant awards to agency budgets.

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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.