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Webinar on Incorporating Family Participation Practices in Your Practices

The American Academy of Pediatrics will offer a webinar on “Incorporating Family Participation Practices Into Your Practice and Project” on June 24 from Noon to 1:15 p.m. (EDT). Participants will learn how to gain buy in and involve parents/caregivers in planning and implementing their projects and practice; understand the opportunities for different levels of family participation; and evaluate ways to maintain and sustain family participation. To register for the webinar, visit here.

ASTHO, NACCHO, and STIPDA Injury Prevention Webcast Series

In this webcast presenters will describe a variety of programs that exemplify injury/violence prevention (IVP) and maternal and child health (MCH) program integration efforts being implemented at national, state, and local levels. Speakers will describe their experiences with cross-program integration, provide strategies on how to successfully integrate programs, and highlight opportunities to initiate integration efforts that meet the program goals of IVP and MCH professionals alike. The webcast will be held on Wednesday, June 24 from 2:30 to 4 p.m. (EDT). For more information, contact Jacques Colon or call (202) 507-4207. To register, visit here.

HRTW to Host a Call on the Ticket to Work Program

Healthy & Ready to Work (HRTW) National Resource Center will host a call on “Ticket to Work: Roles for Public Health and Health Care Providers” on Wednesday, July 15 from 3 to 4 p.m. (EDT). The call will provide a framework to directors and transition coordinators of Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs programs, health care providers, social workers, family and youth leaders, and educators to use the Social Security Administration’s Ticket to Work program to promote employment of young people with special needs and maintain/improve their health. To register, visit here.

Submit Your Best Practice Today

AMCHP is seeking submissions of best practices in maternal and child health from around the country. Whether it’s an effective campaign to promote breastfeeding, an outstanding home visiting program, or a proven early intervention program for young children, get the word out about your best practice. AMCHP defines “best practices” as a continuum of practices, programs and policies ranging from emerging to promising to evidence-based. A best practice could focus on the health of women, adolescents, young children, families, or children with special health care needs. Best practice focus areas include preconception care, mental health, data and assessment, financing, program and system integration, workforce development, injury prevention, emergency preparedness, family involvement, or other public health issues. Best Practice submissions are accepted on a rolling basis.  

1) Click here to download a PDF of the submission form.  

2) When you are ready to submit, click here to start the survey. 

For more information on submitting best practices, please contact Darlisha Williams or call (202) 775-0436.