National MCH Workforce Development Center Coffee Talk Series – Check Out the Coffee Talk 2 Video!
This series will be hosted by the National MCH Workforce Development Center Change Management core on three pertinent topics benefiting the Title V workforce. The series will consist of three archived 20-minute videos for AMCHP members to access bi-monthly at their leisure. For the alternating months, AMCHP will host a Twitter chat on the content shared during the preceding month's archived video. The topics and identified speakers for each video/Twitter chat are outlined below. Click here to learn more about each talk and to register!
Coffee Talk 1: Title V Transformation
Presenter: Lacy Fehrenbach, MPH, CPH, Director, Programs, AMCHP
Video Release: Mar. 2 – Click here to view the video
Coffee Talk 2: Getting to the Table
Presenter: Sharron Corle, MS, Associate Director, MCH Leadership Development & Capacity Building, AMCHP
Video Release: Apr. 1 – Click here to view the video
Twitter Chat: May 13 2-3 p.m. EST
Coffee Talk 3: Leading Change
Presenter: Karen Trierweiler, Director of Programs & Services, Prevention Services, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Video Release: Jun. 1
Twitter Chat: Jul. 22 2-3 p.m. EST
Coffee Talk 4: Managing Change
Presenter: Brenda Jones, DHSc, RN, MSN, WHNP-BC, Deputy Director, Office of Women's Health, Illinois Department of Public Health
Video Release: Aug. 1
Twitter Chat: Sept. 9 1-2 p.m. EST
Beyond Practice: Fostering Diverse Partnerships for Successful Care Coordination
The National Center for Medical Home Implementation (NCMHI) is hosting the second webinar in a three-part series focusing on implementation and evaluation of pediatric care coordination on Apr. 22 from 11 a.m. to noon CST. This webinar will showcase innovative models of cross-system care coordination through family engagement and partnership across clinical, public health, social service, and policy organizations. Faculty will provide real life examples of how successful cross-system care coordination positively influences outcomes for patients and families. To learn more, click here.
Upcoming Webinar on Comprehensive Care and Development for Children with ASD/DD
As part of its Autism Awareness Month activities, the State Public Health Autism Resource Center (SPHARC) will host a webinar that highlights programs to improve ASD/DD screening, early identification and evaluation services. The webinar will take place on Apr. 28 from 1-2 p.m. EST and presentations will include lessons learned from the Assuring Better Child Health and Development (ABCD) Initiative and Oregon's state implementation grant project - ACCESS: Assuring Comprehensive Care through Enhanced Service Systems for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and other Developmental Disabilities. To register, click here.
PHIT 2015 Scholarships Now Available
The annual Public Health Improvement Training (PHIT) on Jun. 9-10, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana, will provide hands-on training workshops and networking opportunities for public health practitioners to be able to initiate and apply performance improvement skills. PHIT partial scholarship applications are now being accepted through Apr. 30 based on financial need. Seven partial scholarships are currently available to potential PHIT participants. To learn more, click here (under the "Fees" tab).
Does Your Hospital Need Help Improving Its Breastfeeding Rates?
The National Institute for Children's Health Quality Improving Performance on Breastfeeding Measures group coaching program provides hospitals direction on how to hardwire change to improve perinatal care. Topics include breastfeeding & supplementation policies, measurement and using data to drive change. Although the Joint Commission revised its requirements, don't lose momentum on how to improve & document breastfeeding measures. To learn more about the coaching program, click here.