Program Evaluation Practicum Course
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Harvard's T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and AMCHP will offer this course in January. Upon completion, student participants develop comprehensive evaluation plans for participating maternal and child health (MCH) programs. Students and staff from selected MCH programs will attend a one-week program evaluation training, followed by a week at the field site where students will learn details of the program.
Child Safety Learning Collaborative
The U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration's Maternal and Child Health Bureau, in cooperation with the Children's Safety Network, is launching the first cohort of a new Child Safety Learning Collaborative to reduce fatal and serious injuries among infants, children, and adolescents. It will focus on five injury topic areas: bullying prevention, motor vehicle safety, poisoning prevention, sudden unexpected infant death prevention, and suicide and self-harm prevention.
Emergency Preparedness and Response Capabilities as They Relate to MCH
CityMatCH is interested in learning about city, county, and state health departments' emergency preparedness and response capabilities as they relate to maternal and child health. To fill out the assessment, visit this link by July 27.
Caring for Diverse and Communication-Vulnerable Patients
Emergency Care Research Institute
July 31, 12-1 p.m. ET
Discusses communication challenges in health care and strategies both clinicians and organizations can implement to improve the quality of care for communication-vulnerable patients.