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Shaping the future of public health: A conversation with emerging leaders. Year Developed: 2022. Source: Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Presenter(s): Bryan O. Buckley, DrPH; Tiffani Bell, MD, MPH; Sarah Tsay; Teguo Djoyum. Type: Video. Level: Introductory. Length: 60 minutes.
Annotation: A psychiatrist who focuses on erasing the stigma of mental health care in the Black community. A hospital executive who tackles emergency preparedness through an equity lens. A nonprofit founder who travels the world to bring neurodiagnostic training to the Global South. These are among the new leaders defining the future of public health. COVID-19 thrust the field into the spotlight, sending applications to schools of public health soaring. The future leaders emerging from the pandemic share a powerful conviction that they can forge a more equitable future, with health, dignity, and justice for all. In this webinar, the panel explores the challenges and joys of pursuing that work with several Harvard Chan students and recent alumni.
Learning Objectives: • Explore how COVID-19 is affecting the future of public health • Discuss how health equity and justice will impact the future of public health • Learn from a variety of public health professionals about the challenges and strengths of pursuing a career in public health
Ethics and Professionalism Moral Distress Series Part II: The Role of Courage and Culture. Year Developed: 2017. Source: Department of Veterans Affairs, Employee Education System and National Center for Ethics in Health Care. Presenter(s): Lisa Lehmann. Type: Webinar. Level: Advanced. Length: 60 minutes.
Annotation: The purpose of this knowledge-based recorded webinar, The Role of Courage and Culture, is to describe how trouble speaking up can lead to moral distress and present two potential methods to alleviate this issue: cultivating moral courage and improving organizational culture. Dr. Lisa S. Lehmann will explain why health care providers often had trouble in voicing moral and ethical concerns and how this can lead to moral distress. She will describe research which shows that cultivating moral courage can encourage employees to speak up about professionalism and patient safety concerns. She will also describe how efforts to improve organizational culture can foster ethical leadership, psychological safety and greater interprofessional teamwork, which in turn can reduce moral distress. This training will expand upon the work presented in the first session of this series, giving employees and leaders across VA concrete tools to address moral distress in their local settings. There is a post-test and evaluation after completing the course.
Learning Objectives: • Define moral distress. • Identify the relationship between moral courage and speaking up. • Describe the role of moral courage in reducing moral distress.
Special Instructions: Registration required to access this course.
Continuing Education: See course listing for CE details.
Leadership and Systems Thinking Skills: What is Strategic Planning and How Do I Prepare?. Year Developed: 2014. Source: National Association of County and City Health Officials. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Online Course. Level: Intermediate. Length: 26 minutes.
Annotation: This course provides local health departments (LHDs) with guidance around preparing for, and implementing an agency strategic planning process. Separated into two modules, this course offers detailed guidance around the steps in a strategic planning process, practical LHD examples, a description of the Public Health Accreditation Board's strategic planning requirements, and a variety of resources.
Learning Objectives: • Describe the characteristics of a strategic plan. • Describe the components of a strategic planning process. • Conduct a readiness assessment to determine if an organization is ready to conduct a strategic planning process. • Identify people, experiences, information, and assets that can be used in a strategic planning process. • Identify who should be involved in a strategic planning process. • Access resources that will support a strategic planning process.
A Public Health with Impact: The Path to What Works. Year Developed: 2014 est.. Source: National Association of County and City Health Officials. Presenter(s): Brandie Adams-Piphus, MPH. Type: Podcast. Level: Introductory. Length: 12 minutes.
Annotation: Brandie Adams-Piphus, MPH, NACCHO Senior Program Analyst, describes the role of the health department in advancing evidence-based public health and helpful resources. This podcast increases local health officials' awareness of their role in using evidence-based public health practice to prevent chronic disease and keep people healthier.
Learning Objectives: • Define evidence-based public health and the role of the LHO in evidence-based public health. • Describe how NACCHO’s Framework for Evidence-Based Decision Making and Planning can help you carry out your role in evidence-based public health. • Utilize tools and resources that can help you put NACCHO’s Framework for Evidence-Based Decision Making and Planning into practice.
Leadership: Giving and Receiving Feedback. Year Developed: 2013. Source: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Women’s and Children’s Health Policy Center. Presenter(s): Robert Wm. Blum, MD, PhD, MPH. Type: Video. Level: Introductory. Length: 40 minutes.
Annotation: In this multi-section video presentation, Dr. Blum discusses the critical importance of and challenges inherent in giving and receiving feedback, whether one is in a supervisory, employee, or peer communication situation. Strategies for effective interactions of this nature are provided.
Maternal and Child Health Course Bundle: Leadership. Year Developed: 2012. Source: University of Alabama at Birmingham Maternal and Child Health Leadership and Policy Education Program and the South Central Public Health Training Center. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Online Course. Level: Introductory Intermediate. Length: Self-paced.
Annotation: Leadership development is an important topic in any profession and maternal and child health is no exception. In fact, in a recent survey nearly 60 percent of state Maternal and Child Health and Children with Special Health Care Needs program directors identified leadership skill development as a top three training need for their staff members. Given the aging work force and the potential for significant numbers of retirements over the next few years, thoughtful preparation of junior level staff to assure they are ready to assume leadership roles in the future is critical to the continued success of Title V programs. This bundle consists of 12 courses covering community partnerships, succession planning, diversity leadership, advocacy, strategic planning and systems approaches, collaboration, and advanced leadership and practice.
Special Instructions: To access the course bundle, click on the link and scroll down to the “Leadership” section on the landing page. Click the “Here” buttons for more information or to enroll in the courses. 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 “Certificate Programs,” click on “View all Available Certificates,” and select “Maternal and Child Health Course Bundle: Leadership.”
Continuing Education: Continuing education credits for nurses and social workers are available for some courses
Changing World of Work: Are You Changing Too?. Year Developed: 2012. Source: Alabama Public Health Training Network, Alabama Department of Public Health. Presenter(s): Marty Martin, PsyD, MPH. Type: Video. Level: Intermediate. Length: 90 minutes. Slides
Annotation: This video combines an interview format with a presentation. A handout of the presentation slides is available for download. The presenter describes the ways in which workplaces are changing in general, in health care, and in public health. He emphasizes the need for employees to anticipate and prepare for the effects of these changes on career trajectories. He recommends ways that employees can position themselves to remain valuable to their organizations and effective in new contexts, by identifying aspects they can control, taking action, and leveraging their unique gifts and talents. He discusses the need to develop a “career insurance plan,” being strategic about acquiring new skills and creating opportunities for career security and advancement. Dr. Martin puts all of these issues in the context of the public health workplace, describing new career opportunities related to the Affordable Care Act and regionalization, other scenarios that could affect the careers of public health professionals in the near future, and use of the core public health functions to frame career plans. Finally, he talks about maintaining commitment and energy by cultivating a positive perspective and creating happiness.
Learning Objectives: • Identify the trends in the changing world of work. • Leverage your unique gifts and talents to seize the opportunities of the changing world of work and mitigate the risks. • Position your career to make a difference in the lives of your organization and others.
Special Instructions: To access the video, scroll down on the landing page to the “View Program” gray box and choose a player to open the presentation. [Note: Need Real Player or Windows Media Player to watch].
Eight Steps to Building and Sustaining Effective Coalitions. Year Developed: 2010. Source: South Central Public Health Training Center. Presenter(s): Frances Dunn Butterfoss, PhD, MSEd. Type: Video. Level: Introductory. Length: 90 minutes.
Annotation: This video provides an overview of coalitions, including how and when to use them. The presenter provides eight steps for building effective coalitions that promote health, a healthy environment, and disease prevention: 1) Clarify vision and mission, 2) Create ownership of coalition, 3) Solidify coalition infrastructure and process, 4) Recruit and retain and active, diverse membership, 5) Develop transformational leaders, 6) Market your coalition, 7) Focus on action, and 8) Evaluate your coalition. Characteristics of and barriers to successful coalitions are discussed, followed by examples of actual community coalitions, such as Virginians for a Healthy Future. **NOTE: This course was originally delivered as a satellite broadcast. Contact hours (2).
Learning Objectives: • Describe three characteristics of effective coalitions. • Recount three successes and three barriers to coalition effectiveness and their resolutions. • Identify eight essential steps for building and sustaining effective coalitions. • Learn valuable lessons from actual community coalitions.
Special Instructions: Logging in to the Alabama Department of Public Health portal is required.
Bloomberg Leadership Series: The Art of Science Advice to Policy Makers. Year Developed: 2008. Source: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Presenter(s): Harvey Fineberg, MD, PhD. Type: Video. Level: Advanced. Length: 60 minutes.
Annotation: Dr. Harvey Fineberg discusses his experiences with leadership and describes how his early career helped shape his evolution as a leader in public health, including roles as Dean of the Harvard School of Public Health and as the President of the Institute of Medicine. Throughout the lecture, he notes tips and strategies to influence and persuade policymakers. The second half of the presentation consists of a question and answer session with audience members, and addresses how to grab individuals’ attention and the importance of message framing. A discussion on the differences between storytelling, social movements and best practices concludes the talk.
The Core Elements of Project Management in Public Health. Year Developed: n.a.. Source: South Central Public Health Partnership. Presenter(s): Andrew Rucks, PhD. Type: Interactive Learning Tool. Level: Introductory. Length: Self-paced.
Annotation: This course provides awareness of and an introduction to the process of project management. The course contains eight modules that will define project management and offer an overview of the critical project management tasks of defining project scope; establishing tasks and milestones; sequencing tasks; exploring the concept of efficiency; establishing timelines; scheduling tasks and resources; and monitoring progress.
Learning Objectives: • Be aware of the key processes of project management. • Be able to define the scope of a project. • Differentiate between project tasks and milestones. • Define elementary project timelines. • Be aware of the complexity of scheduling projects. • Be able to understand the essential requirement of monitoring project progress.
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Continuing Education: Certificate of Attendance