Don't Miss Out on Saving for AMCHP 2017!
Registration is open for the 2017 AMCHP Annual Conference — the perfect opportunity to connect and network with more than 800 public health officials who share an interest in maternal and child health. Register by Jan. 26 to receive an early bird discount! For additional information, please contact Emma Hoover at firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to seeing you in Kansas City, Mo., on March 4-7.
Don't Miss the Next Webinar Installments on Issues Involving Developmental Disabilities
The University of Southern California University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities at Children's Hospital Los Angeles hosts monthly webinars to educate and explore current issues affecting people with developmental disabilities and their families. Learn How to Improve Worksite Support for Breastfeeding Mothers
The Center for Public Health Continuing Education and the University of Albany School of Public Health will host two webinars
in the Prevention Agenda Webinar Series on improving worksite breastfeeding for mothers. The first webinar, on Dec. 15 from 12:00-1:30 p.m. ET, focused on assisting and empowering mothers. The second webinar, on Jan. 12 from 12:00-1:30 p.m. ET
, will provide insight on how to engage and assist employers. HomVEE Releases Call for Studies
On behalf of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Mathematica Policy Research is nvseeking studies
for the Home Visiting Evidence of Effectiveness (HomVEE) review of the evidence base for home visiting programs. The studies will be used to help inform policy, new initiatives and program direction at the federal level. The call for studies aims to identify studies that the HomVEE team has not previously reviewed, including unpublished manuscripts, conference papers and new publications that are not in databases searched for review. The deadline for submissions is Jan. 4
Submit an Abstract on Women's Health
The Academy of Women's Health is accepting abstracts
for the 25th
Anniversary Congress on Women's Health. Abstracts should reflect current and emerging issues in women's health and sex differences including basic, clinical, translational, behavioral, epidemiologic, disparities and health services research. Submissions focused on innovations in education and career development for health researchers are also welcomed. All submissions must be received by Jan. 15
. Enhance Your Understanding of Adverse Childhood Experiences
Futures Without Violence is offering a free online course
on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). The course will describe predictable effects of ACEs on children's physical, mental and behavioral health. Strategies for a trauma-informed care approach in the pediatric setting are discussed, as well as the impact of ACEs on parenting.