Recognize Excellence: The 2018 AMCHP Awards
AMCHP has extended nominations for three of its coveted annual awards until Nov. 20. The awards, recognizing leadership in maternal and child health, will be presented at the 2018 AMCHP Annual Conference in February. Find out more and nominate a colleague!
Comment on Title V MCH Block Grant Guidance
A Federal Register notice was published to announce a 30-day public comment period on the updated Title V Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant Application/Annual Report Guidance. Comments should be received by the desk officer for the Health Resources and Services Administration, either by email to OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov or by fax to (202) 395–5806, no later than Dec. 13. Obtain a copy of the updated Application/Annual Report Guidance by emailing the HRSA Information Collection Clearance Officer at email@example.com or by calling (301) 443-1984.
Help the National School-Based Health Care Census
The School-Based Health Alliance is conducting its triennial national census of school-based health centers (SBHC) for school year 2016-17. The alliance is asking for the support of state and local Title V agencies that sponsor SBHC programs to promote census participation among grantees and partners. The census helps to tell the most complete, descriptive story of the impact of SBHC programs on health outcomes. Visit the census webpage.
Intersections Between Infant/Early Childhood Mental Health and Autism: Identification and Intervention
Focuses on the intersection of infant and early childhood mental health and autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in young children, with a focus on clinical practice. Participants will explore a model for interdisciplinary assessment and diagnosis of ASD in young children within an infant mental health framework.
Association of University Centers on Disabilities
Nov. 15, 1-2 p.m. ET
How States Finance Child Maltreatment Prevention and Family Support Services
A discussion on how states finance child maltreatment prevention and family support services, plus an overview of findings from the latest Child Welfare Financing Survey as well as child welfare agency-level approaches to financing maltreatment prevention and family support services. The presentation will highlight financing strategies from child welfare agencies in New York City, Kentucky, and Maryland.
Child Trends and Casey Family Programs
Nov. 15, 2017, 1:30-3:00 p.m. ET
Serving CYSHCN in Medicaid Managed Care: Contract Language and the Contracting Process
A discussion on a new tool that can be used alongside the National Standards for Systems of Care for CYSHCN. Title V leaders will also share perspectives on how their CYSHCN programs have been involved in the Medicaid managed care contracting process.
Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs and the National Academy for State Health Policy
Nov. 16, 1-2 p.m. ET
Leveraging Medicaid Quality Metrics to Improve Care for Children with Special Health Care Needs
Examines the landscape, challenges, and key strategies for states conducting quality measurement for children with chronic and complex health care needs.
The National Academy for State Health Policy and the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health
Nov. 27, 2-3 p.m. ET
Alternative Work Schedules
Learn about the contemporary topic of teleworking (telecommuting) and alternative work schedules. Includes examples of telework policy implementation from the Washington State Department of Health, the Virginia Department of Health and AMCHP. Advanced registration is required.
The Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs
Nov. 30, 3-4:15 p.m. ET
Introducing the Title V Data Integration Toolkit
Join AMCHP to discuss the Title V Data Integration toolkit, a collection of resources that aims to assist states as they integrate Title V data into Early Childhood Integrated Data Systems. Title V leaders will also share perspectives on their role in the development of this toolkit and share their experiences with data integration in their state.
Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs
Nov. 30, 2-3 p.m. ET