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Nominations for 2018 AMCHP Awards Now Open!
AMCHP prides itself on recognizing leadership in maternal and child health in various ways. During the 2018 AMCHP Annual Conference (Feb. 10-13 in Arlington, Va.), we will present awards to MCH leaders and honor excellence in the field. Nominations for the following awards will be accepted through Oct. 15. Find full information on the AMCHP Awards web page.

  • John C. MacQueen Lecture Award for innovation in the field of maternal and child health.
  • Excellence in State MCH Leadership Award for an outstanding state MCH professional whose career has made a significant contribution to the health of women, children, and families in his or her state.
  • Legislative Champions for Maternal and Child Health for recognizing the efforts of members of Congress and their staff to improve the health of mothers, children, and families, including children with special health care needs. (Only Legislative Committee members may submit nominations. Contact our policy team for more information.)
  • Merle McPherson Leadership Award for exemplary contributions to further family/state professional collaboration between a state Title V Program and AMCHP.
  • Vince Hutchins Leadership Award for leadership in promoting a society responsive to the needs of women, youth, and families.
  • Emerging MCH Professional Award for significant contributions to state MCH programs in promoting and protecting the health of women, children, and families in his or her state and/or region. Nominations are still open only for HHS Regions I, III, V, VIII, and IX.
  • Ryan Colburn Scholarship Award for a youth with disabilities leader to attend the AMCHP Annual Conference, connect with family leaders, and continue to spread Ryan's message of hope.

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.

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. Complete this brief survey to let us know of your interest.

Break the Cycle of Environmental Health Disparities
Students from a variety of disciplines are encouraged to participate in the 2017-18 annual Break the Cycle program focusing on social, economic, and environmental influences on children's health, growth and development. Those selected will have the opportunity to work with Break the Cycle faculty and with other students to see the project through and present their results at an annual conference.
Southeast Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit at Emory University
Deadline: Sept. 20

Participate in a Child Welfare Project
Professionals are encouraged to apply for the Research and Capacity Building Project, designed to strengthen the evidence foundation for collaborative responses to families who are experiencing domestic violence and are involved in the child welfare system.
Quality Improvement Center on Domestic Violence in Child Welfare
Deadline: Sept. 29 by 11:59 p.m. ET

Share Your Research on Adolescent Health
The call for proposals is open for the fifth Annual Conference on Adolescent Health, April 23-24 in Ypsilanti, Mich. Proposals can be submitted in the form of a breakout session, oral presentation, or poster.
University of Michigan, Adolescent Health Initiative
Deadline: Oct. 6

2018 Culture of Health Prize
The Culture of Health Prize honors and elevates American communities that are making great strides in their journey toward better health. Communities should prioritize health and create powerful partnerships and deep commitments to provide everyone with the opportunity to live the healthiest life possible.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Deadline: Nov. 3 by 3 p.m. ET

Webinars

Improving Health Outcomes by Addressing Social Determinants
Dr. Rex Archer, Mandi Bishop, and Dan Brillman speak about their efforts to improve community well-being by addressing social determinants of health.
Governing
Sept. 7 from 2-3 p.m. ET

Using the New Poverty, Income, and Health Insurance Data: A Practical Guide
A preview on how to use local, state, and national findings in the annual poverty, income, and health insurance survey data to be released by the Census Bureau in September. 
Coalition on Human Needs
Sept. 7 from 3-4:30 p.m. ET

Finding Common Ground in Support of Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health

A four-part weekly series about how to advocate in support of adolescent sexual and reproductive health with conservative-leaning policymakers and key stakeholders. (Fee for non-members.)
Healthy Teen Network
Starts Sept. 7 at 1 p.m. ET

State Health Leadership and the Opioid Epidemic
In this virtual town hall event, health officials will address the opioid epidemic in their states. Presenters will offer their perspectives and share innovative approaches to preventing opioid misuse and abuse, ranging from education and prevention through treatment and recovery.
The Forum at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
Sept. 8 from 3-4 p.m. ET

Findings from the 2016 National Survey of Children's Health
The next installment in the DataSpeak webinar series will review the findings from the redesigned 2016 National Survey of Children's Health, which examines the physical and emotional health of children from birth through 17.
Maternal and Child Health Bureau
Sept. 13 from 2-3 p.m. ET

Meaningful Family Engagement from Early Childhood to High School
Participants will learn why and how Project LAUNCH (Linking Actions for Unmet Needs in Children's Health) and Safe Schools/Healthy Students grantees are advancing meaningful family engagement at state and local levels. Strategies will focus on state and local policy changes to support and sustain meaningful family engagement in early childhood programs and public schools.
National Resource Center for Mental Health Promotion & Youth Violence Prevention
Sept. 20 from 2-3:30 p.m. ET

Healthy Start in Housing
Hear how housing issues around the country affect birth outcomes and what Boston is doing with its Healthy Start in Housing program to address such issues.
CityMatCH
Sept. 26 at 2 p.m. ET