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Participate in a Discussion on the Title V Workforce
Last summer, AMCHP conducted an assessment of the Title V workforce to understand the scope, staff and training needs of state Title V programs. The results of the assessment are available in a 15-minute recording. AMCHP's Workforce and Leadership Development Committee will host a webinar on March 30 from 3:00-4:00 p.m. ET to discuss the results shared during the recording, identify gaps in the assessment, and share best practices and resources, as well as recommendations for future assessments. Please contact Nisa Hussain (nhussain@amchp.org) with additional questions or concerns.

Title V Data Systems Integration Toolkit
AMCHP, in partnership with AEM, will develop an online Title V Data Systems Integration Toolkit to provide Title V leaders and stakeholders with resources and tools for integrating early childhood data and developing an early childhood integrated data system. In order to ensure this toolkit meets the needs of Title V stakeholders, AMCHP and AEM Corp. are establishing a Title V Toolkit Workgroup that will convene virtually between April and July 2017 to provide insight and feedback on the toolkit. The first call will take place April 12 3:00-4:30 p.m. ET and is open to anyone who would like to learn more about and/or participate in this workgroup and contribute to the development of the toolkit. To register for the call, click here.

Adapting PRAMS to Address Emergency Response in Puerto Rico
The National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion's Division of Reproductive Health will host a webinar on March 22 from 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET. From April to December 2016, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring Systems (PRAMS) team took on the challenge of developing and implementing a new Zika-related surveillance protocol for Puerto Rico, known as the PRAMS-Zika Postpartum Emergency Response (ZPER) project. The new methodology was for immediate, rapid, hospital-based surveillance and is adaptable for use in assessing the experiences of pregnant women in emergency situations as well as other contexts where hospital births are common. The presentation will describe the process of implementing ZPER and share some of the outcomes of the study.

Learn How to Address Childhood Trauma
The Center for the Study of Social Policy will host a webinar on March 22 from 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET. As a follow-up to a Coalition for Community School's webinar, this presentation will dive deeper into how schools and community partners can engage and work with families to address childhood trauma.

Participate in a Webinar Series
The National Health Law Program's webinar series "Protect Medicaid" examines how proposed federal cuts to the program would impact the country's most vulnerable populations.
·       The Consumer Protections webinar will take place on March 24 from 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET. This presentation will describe how efforts to impose Medicaid per capita caps or block grants will endanger long-standing consumer protections in Medicaid.
·       The Section 1115 Demonstration Projects will take place on April 7 from 12:00-1:00 p.m. ET. This presentation will focus on Medicaid's 1115 demonstration project/waiver authority.

Transitioning for Individuals with ASD
The Johnson Center for Child and Health Development will host a webinar on March 28 from 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET. The presentation will discuss the unique challenges associated with transitioning from adolescence to adulthood for individuals with autism and related disorders.

Comment on Proposed Payment Models for Pediatric Care
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is seeking feedback on proposed changes aimed at reducing cost while improving the quality of care for children and youth enrolled in Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program. CMS would like input from a broad community of pediatric stakeholders to learn more about the opportunities and impediments to integrated service models and the supports that may be needed. Rural providers and community organizations may be able to provide insight into the challenges and potential benefits to rural areas. To be assured consideration, please submit comments to healthychildrenandyouth@cms.hhs.gov by 11:59 p.m. ET on March 28.

Learn About Innovative Bicycling Programs for Youth
Safe Routes to School National Partnership will host a webinar on March 29 from 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET. The webinar will explore creative and effective innovations happening in the realm of young people and bicycling. Speakers will discuss programming and education efforts, and describe successful programs from states as diverse as Minnesota, Washington and Arizona.

Improving Health Care for Adolescent and Young Adults
The University of Minnesota will host a webinar on March 29 from 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET. The presentation will delve into quality improvement efforts involving preventative health care for adolescents and young adults, including the rationale for quality improvement in adolescent-young adult health care, an overview of the clinical QI process and the role of public health in clinical QI.

Use Evidence to Achieve State Health Policy
The National Academy of State Health Policy will host a webinar on March 29 from 3:00-4:00 p.m. ET. The presentation will provide examples of how policymakers can and are using evidence to inform effective policymaking. The presentation will also highlight the important role consumers play in the evidence-based policymaking process, including strategies for improving consumer engagement.

Irritable Kids
The National Institute of Mental Health will host a webinar on March 30 from 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET. Attendees will learn about severe irritability and disruptive mood dysregulation in children and youth. The webinar will also discuss common signs and severity of symptoms, how parents can help a child with severe irritability, current treatment options and ongoing research at NIMH.

Participate in STD Awareness Month
STD Awareness Month (SAM) is in April. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) encourages everyone to tackle the dangerous return of syphilis. CDC's SAM website has resources and guidance for health care providers and affected groups. To get involved:
·       Join the conversation in April on Twitter and Facebook with #STDMONTH17 (sample posts available).
·       Sign up for the Thunderclap.
·       Follow @WomensHealth on April 18 from 12:00-4:00 p.m. ET when @CDCSTD takes over the Office on Women's Health's Twitter account to share important syphilis prevention information with women and clinicians.

Submit a Nomination!
The Healthy Teen Network is accepting nominations for the Outstanding Teen Parent and the Youth 360 Innovation Awards, which will be presented at its 38th Annual Conference, in Baltimore. The awards recognize programs, groups and individuals who have made outstanding contributions in promoting the health and well-being of youth through personal or professional efforts. The deadline to submit a nomination is April 21.

Submit Your Input on School-Based Social-Emotional Services for Autism
Students at the University of South Dakota are conducting research on behalf of the South Dakota Leadership Education in Neurodevelopment and Related Disabilities program regarding social-emotional, school-based services for children with autism. They are surveying individuals to collect data on what kinds of social-emotional services children receive and what aspects of these services can be improved. Take this online survey to submit your input.