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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.

MCH Essentials Series. Year Developed: 2021. Source: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Online Course. Level: Introductory. Length: Self-paced.

Annotation: The MCH Essentials Series is a continuously refreshed collection of MCH topics, accessible anytime and from anywhere, covering content that is foundational for effective and equitable leadership across roles and settings. Topics range from MCH history to racial equity to youth empowerment. The MCH Essentials Series is for current and aspiring MCH professionals from all disciplines (including youth and families) and levels of leadership. Content is designed to meet a wide range of knowledge and skill development needs. Each topic presents content via narrated and interactive slide presentations, or AMCHP webinars that have been trimmed or otherwise adapted to support adult learning. Topics cover between 20 to 70 minutes of content and include additional resources.

Learning Objectives: Expand knowledge in the following areas: • Understanding MCH History and Systems for Transformative Leadership • Racially Just and Equitable Leadership • Racism as a Root Cause of Birth Disparities • Cultural Competency • Youth Empowerment • Life Course Perspective • Climate Justice • Evidence and Equity • Using Data to Inform MCH Programs • Return on Investment in MCH

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.

Managing Conflict at Work: Effective Strategies for Successful Resolution. Year Developed: 2018. Source: HRDQ-U. Presenter(s): Jennifer Nickisher. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Intermediate Introductory. Length: 50 minutes.

Annotation: This webinar, led by Jennifer Nickisher, we’ll explore the three most typical types of conflict and the five strategies for managing it. Conflict is present in all aspects of life, both personal and professional. And while it can wreak havoc on an organization, it doesn’t have to. When handled properly, conflict can yield many benefits–from sparking creativity to better problem solving and improved relationships. It’s a matter of understanding how and when to utilize the most appropriate strategy for managing conflict.

Learning Objectives: • Five different strategies for managing conflict • How and when to utilize an Integrating strategy • The best uses for alternative strategies • How to create a conflict management development plan

Introducing the Competencies for Performance Improvement Professionals in Public Health. Year Developed: 2018. Source: Public Health Foundation. Presenter(s): Kathleen Amos, MLIS; Ron Bialek, MPP. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Introductory. Length: 58 minutes.

Annotation: Does your work involve activities in the areas of quality improvement, performance management, workforce development, accreditation, or community health assessment and improvement planning? Are you actively engaged in supporting your organization’s performance improvement (PI) efforts? This archived webinar introduces the Competencies for Performance Improvement Professionals in Public Health (PI Competencies), a set of skills desirable for PI professionals working in public health. Released in June 2018, the PI Competencies build on the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals and the Core Competencies for Performance Improvement Managers to offer additional guidance in PI for public health professionals with responsibilities related to developing or implementing plans and activities in the areas of quality improvement, performance management, workforce development, accreditation readiness, or community health assessment and improvement planning. This archived webinar offers an opportunity to learn more about the PI Competencies, how these competencies were developed, and how they support workforce development efforts. A video, presentation slides, and the PI Competencies are available.

From Chaos to Collaboration: Discovering Consensus Among Competing Interests. Year Developed: 2018. Source: National Conference of State Legislatures. Presenter(s): Larry Schooler. Type: Webinar. Level: Intermediate. Length: 50 minutes.

Annotation: Legislators and staff are often faced with the challenge of making decisions, or helping to make decisions, that satisfies diverse constituencies with competing interests. In this webinar, participants learned about both the art and science behind finding consensus to address challenging public policy issues by exploring effective methods and proven techniques that produce agreement to policy challenges. Participants received with new tools and skills for creating consensus among diverse interest groups.

Title V Transformation Tools. Year Developed: 2017. Source: MCH Navigator. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Interactive Learning Tool. Level: Intermediate. Length: Self-paced.

Annotation: The Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) Title V Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grants to States Program has established 15 National Performance Measures (NPMs) for the 2015-2017 grant cycle. In order to effectively address the NPMs, MCH professionals need to think about not only the evidence and strategies to make change, but also the capacity of the workforce to carry out these activities. Six skill sets have been identified by the National MCH Workforce Development Center to support overall implementation of the Title V NPMs: (1) advancing equity; (2) analytical and assessment skills; (3) building and sustaining partnerships; (4) financial and management skills; (5) implementation; and (6) leadership and systems thinking skills. The MCH Navigator in collaboration with the Center has developed this crosswalk to guide MCH professionals to online learning opportunities and implementation resources to support these skill sets.

Learning Objectives: Review of each NPM across the six skills sets: •Well-Woman Visit (NPM 1) •Low-Risk Cesarean Deliveries (NPM 2) •Perinatal Regionalization (NPM 3) •Breastfeeding (NPM 4) •Safe Sleep (NPM 5) • Developmental Screening (NPM 6) •Child Safety/Injury (NPM 7) •Physical Activity (NPM 8) •Bullying (NPM 9) •Adolescent Wll-Visit (NPM 10) •Medical Home (NPM 11) •Transition (NPM 12) •Oral Health (NPM 13) •Smoking (NPM 14) •Adequate Insurance Coverage (NPM 15)

Public Health Pronto. Year Developed: 2017. Source: MCH Navigator. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Interactive Learning Tool. Level: Introductory Intermediate. Length: Self-paced. Module Menu

Annotation: Public Health Pronto is one of the MCH Navigator's microlearning projects that allows you to participate in short bursts of learning to improve your public health skills. Similar in format to the 5-Minute MCH microlearning program, Public Health Pronto has an improved the format, while keeping the emphasis on just-in-time, incremental, communal learning that can be accessed on-the-go to match your fast-paced work life. The program addresses the eight Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals and three Health Transformation cores (in collaboration with the National MCH Workforce Development Center), putting key public health concepts into alignment with MCH priorities by using an easy-to-follow modular format designed to increase your knowledge and skills through 5-minute intensive learning sessions.

Preventive Medicine Grand Rounds: Leadership and Management Training at Two State Health Departments. Year Developed: 2017. Source: n.a.. Presenter(s): Aaron Fleischauer, PhD, MSPH, Ruth Lynfield, MD. Type: n.a.. Level: Intermediate Advanced. Length: n.a..

Annotation: This webinar covers these topics: 1. Training as a means to address workforce needs at a health department 2. Training opportunities for Preventive Medicine Residents and Fellows (PMR/F) at a state health department 3. PMR/F training vs. Epidemic Intelligence Service experience 4. Cost and benefits of hosting a PMR/F.

Learning Objectives: • Describe the 3 aspects of the context of any major health issue (public health workforce development in this case) including the at-risk populations, the stakeholders who could influence the outcomes of interventions. • Give an example of building coalition with key stakeholders to address a major health issue. • Identify the 3 key success factors of population health improvement efforts.

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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.