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An Introduction to the PHAB Accreditation Process. Year Developed: 2014. Source: Public Health Accreditation Board. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Online Course. Level: Introductory. Length: 30 minutes.

Annotation: This online course details knowledge of the seven distinct steps and timeline of the PHAB accreditation process that begin with preparatory work, leading to an accreditation decision, then ending with reaccreditation.

Learning Objectives: • List the steps of the accreditation process • Describe the three prerequisites required at the time of application • Define the purpose of the Readiness Checklists and the Statement of Intent

Continuing Education: 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s), 1.00 ANCC contact hours, 0.75 hours of participation, 1.00 hour of Public Health Continuing Education (CPHCE) credit; expires 9/29/2017

Addressing Workforce Development in your Agency. Year Developed: 2013. Source: Center for Public Health Practice (Ohio State University). Presenter(s): Melissa Sever, MPH, MCHES. Type: Online Course. Level: Intermediate. Length: 30 minutes.

Annotation: A competent, capable workforce is at the center of any successful public health agency. This training will assist public health agencies to look closely at workforce gaps and identify creative strategies to address needs.

Learning Objectives: • Describe 5 strategies for addressing workforce development in your agency. • List 3 resources your agency can use to support workforce development efforts. • Utilize a workforce development plan template.

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

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].

Adaptive Leadership Videos. Year Developed: 2010. Source: National MCH Workforce Development Center. Presenter(s): Ronald Heifetz. Type: Video. Level: Introductory Intermediate. Length: 70 minutes.

Annotation: These two videos highlight how adaptive leadership is an essential concept for MCH leaders to understand. The speakers also recommend the use of strengths-based leadership approaches including Collaborative Leadership, Servant Leadership, and Appreciative Inquiry. The landing page for this resource includes links to the videos, ACUMEN training resources, and change tools.

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