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Your Voice: Call for Volunteers for AMCHP Committees 
AMCHP is seeking volunteers for all of its committees, including governance, annual conference planning, best practices, emerging issues, family and youth leadership, legislative and healthcare financing, and workforce and leadership development.

Won't you please think about contributing your time and expertise to your professional organization? This is a terrific way to enhance the benefits of your membership in AMCHP and your career, while also contributing to the success of the organization. Please complete this brief survey to let us know of your interest.
 
Hear the Latest on Zika
Our monthly Zika conference call will take place on the last Thursday of each month to discuss opportunities to build partnerships and address topics for technical assistance pertaining to Zika. Previous calls have featured updates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, and peer discussions hosted by the Emerging Issues Committee. Call (888) 757-2790, use passcode 482480#.
AMCHP
Aug. 24 from 3-4 p.m. ET

Opportunity Announcement for MCH Programs
MCH programs are encouraged to apply for the Harvard School of Public Health  Program Evaluation Practicum. The practicum is a two-week experience for HSPH students to team up with participating MCH public health programs, attend a week-long program evaluation training, and work for the MCH program. Students will develop comprehensive evaluation plans for participating MCH programs.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Division of Reproductive Health and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Deadline: Sept. 1

Lead Poisoning Prevention Catalytic Award Competition
The Green & Healthy Homes Initiative is looking to make catalytic investments in programs that demonstrate excellence and best practices while working to eradicate lead exposure by providing financial and programmatic support to organizations demonstrating excellence in the mission to end lead poisoning in their communities. Awardees will receive up to $35,000 along with $10,000 in technical assistance. An informational call for interested participants will be held on Aug. 29 from 1-2 p.m. ET. Please contact Hannah Burke (hburke@ghhi.org) to register for the call.
Green & Healthy Homes Initiative
Deadline: Sept. 30

Participate in the 2018 Trainee Ambassador Group
The Trainee Ambassador Group (TAG) is a virtual trainee work group designed to foster connections between trainees across MCH Training Programs and to strengthen the link between trainees and the Maternal and Child Health Bureau. The 2018 TAG cohort will be responsible for designing and implementing trainee connections needs assessment and will serve as the steering committee for a broader trainee-led initiative aimed at further engaging trainees from all MCH Training Programs. TAG members are required to make a 12-month commitment (January to December 2018) to participate in TAG related activities for approximately two to four hours per month. A recommendation form must be submitted with your application.
Division of Maternal and Child Health Workforce Development
Deadline: Oct. 15 by 11:59 p.m. ET

Webinars
 
Care Coordination Approaches for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs and Their Families
Outlines the steps for charting a pathway to family-centered care coordination, examples and family care scenarios to understand what matters most to children and families, as well as how to develop better care planning processes.
Family Voices of Minnesota and Minnesota Department of Health, Children with Special Health Needs Section
Aug. 24 from 1-2 p.m. ET
 
School Based Health Centers and Asthma
Learn how school-based health (SBH) centers can effectively manage asthma by reducing environmental triggers. The presentation will provide best practices and tools for addressing environmental triggers as part of a comprehensive asthma care strategy at your SBH center.
School-Based Health Alliance
Aug. 24 at 2 p.m. ET
 
Infant Mortality Expert Webinar Series
This multi-part series is an opportunity for public health professionals to hear experts and influencers in the MCH field share examples and best practices for supporting efforts to reduce infant mortality and improve MCH. The upcoming webinars in the series are:
·       The Role of State Health Leaders in Addressing Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (Aug. 31, 2-3:30 p.m. ET)
·       The Prematurity Campaign Collaborative (Sept. 25, 2:30-4 p.m. ET)
National Institute for Children's Health Quality, Association of State and Territorial Health Officials and March of Dimes

Services for Students with Disabilities
Examines the differences between the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act's Individualized Educational Plans (IEPs) and Section 504. It will take a closer look at the services students may receive through 504 Plans and the intersection of school health services, Medicaid, IEPs, and 504 Plans.
School-Based Health Alliance
Sept. 7 at 3:30 p.m. ET

Early Childhood Care and Education Levers
A free, public workshop will be held at New York University to explore the intersections of health, early childhood care and education. The workshop is expected to feature perspectives of experts from health, child care and early childhood education to explore topics such as the state of evidence, shared outcomes/metrics, financing and ways that health sector leaders can partner with education sector colleagues. The workshop can be attended in person or via webcast.
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine's Roundtable on Population Health Improvement
Sept. 14 at 8:30 a.m. ET