Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Training
This interactive and dynamic training is sponsored by CommonHealth Action and designed for professionals from all disciplines, sectors, and career stages. Whether you are new to equity, diversity, and inclusion or already addressing equity in your work, this two-day training will give you knowledge, skills, and tools to make a greater impact.
March 20 (The cut-off date for registration is March 14 or until the training is full.).
2018 CSTE Student Scholarship Application Now Open
The Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) announced the application for the 2018 CSTE Annual Conference student scholarship. The scholarship provides funding for lodging, airfare, and registration for the conference on June 10-14 in West Palm Beach, Fla. The student scholarship recipient will be guided by CSTE fellows and staff, network with leaders in applied epidemiology, and explore conference sessions and events. Apply online by March 30.
Apply for the Emerging Leaders in Public Health Initiative
The Kresge Foundation will begin accepting applications on April 2 for its Emerging Leaders in Public Health initiative. This 18-month leadership development initiative is aimed at helping current and future local public health department leaders advance innovative models that improve their organizations and position them for new opportunities to meet the changing health needs of their communities. The deadline is April 30.
Title X Grant Reviewers
The U.S. Health and Human Services' Office of Population Affairs (OPA) needs approximately 45 reviewers for the Title X grant application review process. OPA is accepting recommendations for reviewers. who are experts in family planning, women's health, sexual health, or public health may be nominated. Send resumes to David Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Preventing, Identifying, and Treating Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
Learn about FASD and about tools to become involved. Make connections with others in the network who are providing leadership.
Association of University Centers on Disabilities
Overview of FASD and Preventing Alcohol-Exposed Pregnancies – March 8, 2-3 p.m. ET
Treatment & Interventions and Addressing Stigma – March 15, 2-3 p.m. ET
Building Community Supports and Becoming a FASD Champion – March 22, 2-3 p.m. ET
Rolling Up Our Sleeves: How to Plan and Implement Quality Improvement Activities Focused on Family Engagement
Provides Maternal and Child Health Title V/Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs programs, family leaders, pediatric clinicians, and others with tools and resources to plan a quality improvement project to engage families and enhance family-centeredness in pediatric health care. Faculty will provide an overview of a family engagement quality improvement project conducted by the NCMHI, discuss challenges and successes of this type of project, and provide practical implementation tools and strategies. Register here.
The National Center for Medical Home Implementation (NCMHI)
March 22, 2-3 p.m. CT
Title V Data Integration Toolkit: Getting Started with the Data Integration Process
Join AMCHP to discuss its new Title V Data Integration toolkit, which is a collection of resources to assist states as they integrate Title V data into Early Childhood Integrated Data Systems. The final section of this three-part webinar series will share guidance and examples to help participants navigate conversations about data integration, including defining a purpose and vision, getting a seat at the table, and obtaining leadership support. Register for part 3 here
To view the recording for part 1, visit: http://amchp.adobeconnect.com/pxkmjtj9vqau/
To view the recording for part 2, visit: http://amchp.adobeconnect.com/p7ygbe1nfgdq/
March 27, 3-4 p.m. ET
Preconception Health Webinar Series
Discuss topics focused on improving the health of women prior to pregnancy and aiming toward better birth outcomes, including tobacco use, paternal reproductive health, equity and inclusiveness, and adverse childhood events. Download the first completed presentation.
March of Dimes North Carolina
Framing Adolescent Health – Are You Sending the Right Message?
Borrow strategies used by commercial advertisers, leverage the best thinking of cognitive linguists, and apply findings from the latest communications research to reach adolescents and young adults. All are welcome, but the content in this series is specifically for adolescent health champions with a special emphasis on those in public health systems.
State Adolescent Health Resource Center