Virtual Training Opportunity: Title V Five Year Needs Assessment
Title V legislation requires each state and jurisdiction to conduct a state-wide, comprehensive needs assessment every five years. Hard to believe that the time has come for Title V programs to prepare for the next comprehensive needs assessment! The needs assessment process can be a useful tool for strategic planning, strategic decision-making and resource allocation. It also provides a way for Title V programs to benchmark where they are and assess progress over a five-year period. To assist states or jurisdictions in preparing their assessments, AMCHP is hosting a series of virtual trainings to provide guidance on the needs assessment process. [more]
AMCHP RFA: ALC for State Title V CYSHCN Directors and Teams: Taking a Leadership Role in Transitioning CYSHCN into Medicaid Managed Care Arrangements
On Friday, Feb. 14, AMCHP will release a request for applications (RFA) for interested state teams to join an action learning collaborative (ALC) to take place in late-April 2014. The ALC will focus on states currently transitioningchildren and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN) into Medicaid managed care arrangements, states planning to transition CYSHCN into Medicaid managed care arrangements, and states that have already transitioned CYSHCN into Medicaid managed care arrangements. [more]
National MCH Workforce Development Center Releases Request for Participation
The National MCH Workforce Development Center at UNC Chapel Hill, in cooperation with MCHB, and in partnership with AMCHP and national experts in MCH innovation and quality improvement, will offer state and territorial Title V leaders training, collaborative learning opportunities, and technical assistance in implementing health care reform using a variety of learning platforms. In the current dynamic context, tools and resources to strengthen MCH capacity and skills in four core areas will be available through the National Center to move from evidence to action. [more]
Fostering Partnership and Teamwork in the Pediatric Medical Home: A “How To” Webinar Series
The National Center for Medical Home Implementation (NCMHI) in the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is hosting a free 3-part webinar series February through April 2014. Faculty will discuss “how to” strategies for implementing team huddles (February), enhancing care partnership support (March), and starting and supporting family advisory groups (April). [more]
Webinar: Federal Efforts to Improve Maternal and Infant Health Data Capacity and Health Outcomes
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will hold a webinar, “Federal Efforts to Improve Maternal and Infant Health Data Capacity and Health Outcomes,” onMonday, Mar. 3 from 1:30-2:30 p.m. EST. [more]
CSTE MCH Symposium Call for Abstracts
The Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Program, CDC, in partnership with the Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP) and the Council for State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE), announced a special call for abstracts for presentation at the MCH Symposium of the 2014 CSTE Annual Conference to be held Jun. 22 in Nashville, TN. [more]
Are You “Branding” Your Title V-Funded Programs, Services, Events and Resources?
As a Title V professional you understand that Title V programs have a large reach supporting women, children, children and youth with special health care needs, and families. Do others, such as the general public, program consumers or even state legislatures, have this same understanding? [more]
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