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Learning Opportunities for the Title V Workforce in Communities and at the Local Level Training Brief. Year Developed: Unknown. Source: MCH Navigator. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Interactive Learning Tool. Level: Introductory Intermediate Advanced. Length: Self-paced.

Annotation: This training brief focuses on those skills needed in communities as identified by CityMatCH's Strategic Work Plan. It covers collaboration and partnerships; evaluation; health equity and social justice for improved family and community health; use of data strategically for the transformation of family and community health; engaging and strengthening MCH leaders; and community health centers.

Health Equity Guide Webinar Series. Year Developed: 2017-2018. Source: Human Impact Partners. Presenter(s): Linda Rae Murray, Rebekah Gowler, Deborah Garneau, Shawna Davie, Matias Valenzuela, Jordan Bingham, Evonda Smith, Sandi Galvez, Rex Archer, Lili Farhang, Andy Wessel, Jeanne Ayers. Type: Webinar Series. Level: Advanced. Length: 255 minutes.

Annotation: This 4-part webinar series brings together national experts and local health departments to discuss their work to advance health equity. Each webinar focuses on a set of strategic practices that health departments can take to pursue a wall-to-wall transformation of how they work internally, with communities, and alongside other government agencies.

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.

MCH Policy and Advocacy: A Focused Look. Year Developed: 2018. Source: University of Illinois at Chicago. Presenter(s): Arden Handler, DrPH. Type: Video Lecture. Level: Advanced. Length: 75 minutes total, broken up into 10 short videos.

Annotation: This learning opportunity was recorded from the 2018 policy and advocacy lecture that Dr. Handler presented to her class at the University of Illinois at Chicago. It is divided in 10 short videos for ease of engagement. In the presentation, she outlines key advocacy components, the difference between case and class advocacy, and a review of policy and advocacy through the history of MCH. She explains current trends and the need for ongoing education and advocacy at national, state, and local levels. It concludes with current advocacy laws and a summary of the topic grounded in the current public health environment.

Learning Objectives: • Understand the strategic differences between advocacy and community organizing/community empowerment strategies. class issues, compromise, internal vs. external agents of change, and the difference between advocacy from the left and from the right. • Be able to to connect women and children's topics when advocating for services and discusses using children as a population group to address broader issues of social justice. • Synthesize the differences of case and class advocacy. • Become familiar with the history of advocacy related to MCH. • Understand how the advocacy process works. • Be able to use strategies in three main categories to advance MCH topic areas. • Be able to develop a plan to follow current lobbying laws appropriately.

Policy in Perspective: The Changing Role of Public Health in a Post-ACA Era. Year Developed: 2016. Source: Mathematica Policy Research. Presenter(s): Christopher Trenholm, Judy Bigby. Type: Podcast. Level: Introductory. Length: 6 minutes, 17 seconds.

Annotation: A key role of public health agencies has been to help fill gaps in health care access by providing medical services to the uninsured and underinsured. But with more individuals gaining access to comprehensive coverage through the Affordable Care Act (ACA), programs focused on providing public medical services can now redirect resources to strengthen their other public health functions. In conjunction with National Public Health Week, this podcast, featuring Mathematica Senior Vice President and Director of Health Research Christopher Trenholm and Senior Fellow Judy Bigby, discusses the changing role of public health programs in an era of health care reform.

Using Process Flow Diagramming To Understand and Improve MCH Systems and Position Title V for Health Care Reform. Year Developed: 2015. Source: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs. Presenter(s): Amanda Cornett, MPH; Kori Flower, MS, MD, MPH; Kristen Hassmiller Lich, MHA, PhD; Sue Ewy, MS. Type: Video Conference. Level: Intermediate Advanced. Length: 98 minutes.

Annotation: This interactive, hands‐on workshop provides background on process flow diagramming, features a presentation by a state from the National MCH Workforce Development Center cohort, and gives participants an opportunity to practice process flow diagramming using a simulated MCH process. Participants leave with a plan to apply this tool to MCH processes in their state/territory. To lead in health care reform, Title V agencies need enhanced training and tools for understanding complex processes. The National MCH Workforce Development Center (WDC) at UNC Chapel Hill has partnered with MCHB and AMCHP to offer intensive training to state and territorial Title V leaders. In the first WDC cohort, process flow diagramming has been a powerful tool for identifying areas for reducing redundancy and eliminating gaps in services.

Performance Measurement and Title V Transformation: Building Skills to Select and Design Measures for MCH 3.0. Year Developed: 2015. Source: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs. Presenter(s): Donna Petersen, ScD, MHS; Michael Kogan, PhD. Type: Video Conference. Level: Intermediate. Length: 130 minutes.

Annotation: This skills‐building session provides participants with the knowledge and skills to determine the most appropriate NPMs based on state needs as part of the transformation of Title V; the workshop also focuses on development of state‐initiated Structure/Process measures. The transformation of Title V is almost complete and signifies a new era for MCH programs. During 2014‐15, state Title V programs will be completing five‐year needs assessments to select a new set of state MCH priorities and state performance measures; with the implementation of MCH 3.0, states also will select a subset of national performance measures (NPMs). In 2016, each Title V program will need to develop state‐initiated Structure and Process Measures to directly measure their impact on the NPMs.

Integration and Coordination in a Changing Public Health World. Year Developed: 2015. Source: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs. Presenter(s): Cynthia Morrison; Janna Bardi, MPH; Pama Joyner, PhD. Type: Video Conference. Level: Intermediate. Length: 61 minutes.

Annotation: In 2011 the Washington State Department of Health Office of Healthy Communities integrated MCH and Chronic Disease Prevention funded work. Through a streamlined organizational structure, merging two offices into one, 14 state plans were collapsed into one comprehensive plan. This training reviews key steps in integrating MCH programs and activities with chronic disease prevention programs and activities that resulted in the Washington State Plan for Healthy Communities. The workshop covers lessons learned and results to date.

Coffee Talk [Change Management] Series. Year Developed: 2015. Source: National MCH Workforce Development Center. Presenter(s): Various. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Introductory. Length: Series; various lengths (all under 30 minutes).

Annotation: This four-part series, hosted by the National MCH Workforce Development Center, focuses on how change management benefits the Title V workforce. Coffee Talk 1: Title V Transformation provides a brief overview of the major changes in the Title V Block Grant guidance related to the new performance measures, Five Year State Action Plan, and emphasis on documenting family engagement in all areas throughout the life course. Coffee Talk 2: Getting to the Table provides provocative questions to consider as Title V professionals seek out a "seat at the table" (or work to create a new table) in the new opportunities evolving from the Title V Block Grant and health transformation in the states. Coffee Talk 3: Leading Change ​focuses on pertinent leadership skills using Dan Heath's process for leading change, followed by Karen Trierweiler's personal experience of leading change in Colorado's Department of Public Health and Environment. Coffee Talk 4: Managing Change shares a brief overview of the leadership skills and capacities needed to lead collective impact initiatives, followed by the speaker's personal experience in creating collective action among key players during a major statewide MCH reorganization.

Special Instructions: The Coffee Talk Series is the second item on the page. Click on Read More to access the video links and additional materials.

Using the New England Family Study (NEFS) to Conduct Life Course Analyses (Using Existing Data to Examine Life Course Health Development). Year Developed: 2014. Source: UCLA Center for Healthier Children, Families & Communities, Maternal and Child Health Life Course Research Network (LCRN). Presenter(s): Stephen Buka, ScD. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Intermediate. Length: 60 minutes.

Annotation: This webinar – the third in the LCRN’s series on Using Existing Data to Examine Life Course Health Development – features Stephen Buka, ScD. Dr. Buka was at Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) for 20 years in the Departments of Maternal Child Health and Epidemiology, and currently holds an appointment as an Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology at HSPH. He is Professor and Chair of Epidemiology at Brown University, and also directs Brown’s Center for Population Health and Clinical Epidemiology and the Center for the Study of Human Development. Dr. Buka is an expert in the measurement of the key obstetric events and their effect on adult neuropsychiatric conditions and in childhood. As director of the follow-up of the NE CPP, which he has followed for over 30 years, he has expertise in the baseline biological and clinical measures during pregnancy, delivery and early life. He is the custodian of newly collected biological samples, has expertise in location and recruitment of the NE CPP, and maintains the connection to the central NCPP database; all of which will be critical to the success of SCOR Project 1. Dr. Buka is also the PI of the Providence, RI and Bristol County, MA sites of the National Children’s Study, a new prenatal cohort with many similarities to the CPP which aims to study 100,000 children across the United States, following them from before birth until age 21. He has worked with Dr. Goldstein for over 15 years. - See more at: http://www.lcrn.net/using-the-nefs-to-conduct-life-course-analyses/#sthash.MEc1JySO.dpuf

Special Instructions: Click on "Webinar recording available here" to view a 15-minute preview on Dropbox. To view the entire webinar, download or add it to your Dropbox.

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