Collaboration Will Aim to Improve Depression Screening, Care for Adolescents and Young Adults
The Adolescent and Young Adult Health National Resource Center (AYAH-NRC) announces the opportunity for state public health systems and local primary care practice networks to participate in the newest Adolescent and Young Adult Health Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network (AYAH CoIIN). Participation in the AYAH-CoIIN will last approximately 18 months. The National Improvement Partnership Network (NIPN) and the Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP) will partner as the backbone organizations to coordinate and facilitate this collaborative. The public health arm will be led by AMCHP, while NIPN will support the primary care initiatives. If you are interested in this opportunity, please take a few minutes to complete this questionnaire by Jan. 14.
Nominations Open for 2019 Excellence in Adolescent Health Award
The Adolescent Health Initiative is accepting nominations for individuals or teams doing excellent work in the field of adolescent health. Winners will have demonstrated the Adolescent Health Initiative core values of collaboration, diversity and inclusion, expertise, innovation, quality, and responsiveness through their work.
Deadline: 5 p.m., Jan. 25. Learn more.
Boost Workforce Skills: Join MCH Workforce Development Center's New Cohort
Implementing the transformed Title V Block Grant isn't easy: From state action plans to Evidence-based or -informed Strategy Measures, there are numerous challenges to navigate. That's why the National MCH Workforce Development Center invites state/jurisdictional Title V agencies to submit applications for its upcoming cohort learning opportunity.
Teams will participate in a seven-month cohort with five other state/jurisdictional teams, while the center supports their work on an existing or planned project to increase workforce skills and capacity. Contact Amy Mullenix, firstname.lastname@example.org, (919) 843-4457. Learn more and apply. Deadline: 5 p.m., Feb. 4.
CityMatCH Calls for Conference Abstracts
CityMatCH issued a call for abstracts for the 2019 CityMatCH Maternal and Child Health Leadership Conference, Sept. 23-25 in Providence, R.I. Deadline March 1.
Introducing the Blueprint for Complex Care: Opportunities to Advance the Field
National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs
Jan. 22, 2-3 p.m. ET
Presenters will outline the goals of the Blueprint for Complex Care, discuss how it was developed, and outline recommendations for building the field.
A New Approach to Assessing Family Engagement in Health Care Systems
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health
Jan. 23, 1-2 p.m. ET
Discusses four domains of family engagement: representation, transparency, impact, and commitment, share models of success, and discuss common barriers to incorporating meaningful family engagement in systems-level initiatives. Features AMCHP President Susan Chacon.