New Practices in AMCHP's Innovation Station
AMCHP is pleased to announce that one new practice has been added to the Innovation Station Database following a recent review by the Best Practices Committee. Direct On Scene Education (Florida) Aims to educate first responders and other social agency workers who have access to families' homes about Safe to Sleep for all infants. (Cutting-Edge)
To learn more about AMCHP's Best Practices, visit the Best Practices page.
Applications Open for 2018 CityMatCH Leadership and MCH Epidemiology Pre-Conference Trainings
AMCHP, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and CityMatCH are hosting six one-day training sessions on Sept. 10-11, for those wishing to build their skills in applied Maternal and Child Health Services epidemiology, data visualization, quality improvement, policy engagement, public health program evaluation, and economic analysis. The sessions will take place before the 2018 CityMatCH Leadership and MCH Epidemiology Conference in Portland, Ore.
Apply for the pre-conference trainings here.
The training application will remain open as long as openings are available, or at the end of the application period on July 16.
Implementation Road Maps
AMCHP has released Implementation Road Maps, an e-learning module to support implementation, adaptation, and innovation of best practices in maternal and child health (MCH). Produced through the Alliance for Innovation in Maternal and Child Health Initiative, the module shares the experiences of MCH leaders in North Carolina, Arizona, and Nevada as they implement programs to advance the use of the Bright Futures guidelines, ensuring continuity of coverage and care for pregnancy women and children, and improving systems of care for children and youth with special health care needs.