AMCHP Seeks Applications for the 2019 Leadership Lab
The Leadership Lab is a unique developmental activity for state and territorial Title V staff who want to pursue greater leadership responsibility. Participants will spend 10 months (January through October 2019) engaging in self-directed learning modules, creating an individual development plan, participating in quarterly webinars, and much more! Applicants can apply to participate in one of the following cohorts: Family Leaders, Next Generation Leaders, New Title V/MCH and CYSHCN Directors, or the Epi-Net P2P.
Applications opened on Oct. 1 and are due by Oct. 19 at 8 p.m. ET. Note that all applications must be completed in one sitting. The application questions are available for download as a PDF on AMCHP's website to preview. Take advantage of this wonderful opportunity to sharpen and build your skills, share best practices and strategies, and enrich the maternal and child health workforce. Learn more and apply.
Introducing SPHARC's Newest Fact Sheet – Your Guide to Navigating the Title V Early Childhood Data Integration Toolkit
AMCHP is proud to announce the release of its newest fact sheet, which provides a quick summary of the Title V Data Integration Toolkit and how Title V program staff can use it. This toolkit is a collection of resources that aims to assist states as they integrate Title V data into Early Childhood Integrated Data Systems. The toolkit consists of three types of resources: Title V Data Integration Tip Sheets, Title V Data Integration Use Cases, and State Examples. Learn more.
AMCHP is Looking for Volunteers to Join its Best Practices Committee
As a committee member, you will be part of a team working to advance the field of maternal and child health through evidence and innovation. Your work will help Title V grantees and partners across the country make an impact by translating evidence into action. Committee members guide AMCHP's efforts to identify and share successful practices, programs, and policies in MCH. Committee member duties include:
- Reviewing and evaluating Best Practice applications submitted to AMCHP's Innovation Station,
- Reviewing and promoting trainings, tools, and resources related to the use of evidence
- Attending quarterly calls, and
- Joining subcommittees (if interested and schedule permits) to improve the Best Practices application process, enhance the
- Innovation Station website, and develop promotional strategies.
The committee year runs from October through September, and members can serve up to two consecutive one-year terms.
- If you are an AMCHP member and interested in participating, sign up by Oct. 19.
- Not an AMCHP member? Find out more about becoming a member.
- Still want to participate without being a member? You can help review practices. Contact Lynda Krisowaty for more information.
AMCHP Virtual Learning Events
AMCHP is excited to host one introductory discussion and six virtual learning events focusing on partnerships and collaborations and featuring our diverse team of subject matter experts. Three of the seminars will be a part of our Collaboration Laboratory series and the other three will be a Collaboration Science and Measurement series. The first webinar will be about getting the conversation flowing.
Oct. 3 – Partnerships & Collaborations: An Open Forum
The dates of the Collaboration Laboratory seminars are:
Oct. 30 – Moving Down the Pyramid: An Overview
Dec. 5 – Moving Down the Pyramid: Partnering with families, communities, and local health departments
Feb. 6 – Moving Down the Pyramid: A Workforce Perspective
The dates of the Collaboration Science and Measurement seminars are:
Nov. 7 – Overview of Collaboration Science
Jan. 14 – Tools for Measuring How We Work Together: Using the Wilder Collaboration Factors Inventory and other tools to measure collaboration
April 15 – Tools for Measuring Partnerships: Using Social Network Analysis and the PARTNER Tool and the Person-Centered Network App to measure social connectedness, trust, and leveraging of resources
Use the links to register and circulate them among your networks.