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The AMCHP Resource Library is your place to find resources covering all aspects of maternal and child health across all of our formats: infographics, toolkits, archived webinars, publications (including reports, fact sheets, and issue briefs), learning modules, videos and other multimedia. All materials in the library were produced by AMCHP (including materials created with partners).

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AMCHP's Implementation Toolkits16401/17/2020 5:27:15 PM4 toolkit series provides Title V maternal and child health programs with evidence-based/-informed practices, reports, publications, and resources specific to National Performance Measures (NPMs), which can be adapted and implemented at the state/territory and community levels. Resources found in the toolkits were identified by reviewing Title V Block Grant applications on the Title V Information System (TVIS), searching AMCHP's Innovation Station database, and contacting partners. The toolkits aim to encourage collaboration between Title V agencies and partners, support practice implementation, and improve progress on NPMs across the U.S.<a href="/programsandtopics/BestPractices/InnovationStation/Pages/Implementation-Toolkits.aspx"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/ichtm.gif" />Implementation Toolkits</a>2020Title V
QI eLearning Series255393/23/2018 4:04:23 PM211 of CareQuality Improvement ProjectsInteractive Learning ModulesAMCHP, in partnership with Population Health Improvement Partners, hosted a Quality Improvement eLearning Series for Title V staff to build capacity to apply QI tools and concepts to their work. <a href="/programsandtopics/data-assessment/Pages/QI-eLearning-Series.aspx" target="_blank">QI-eLearning-Series.aspx</a>2017Epidemiology & Evaluation
Lifecourse indicators tool 255574/2/2018 6:20:05 PM Policies and PracticesAccess and UtilizationToolkitDescription of the 59 life course indicators by Category, Data Source, or Domain. Individual indicators are denoted by an ID number (e.g. LC-47) and include numerous details, such as a brief description, numerator, denominator, data source, similar measures in other indicator sets, and national comparison data, where appropriate. <a href="/programsandtopics/data-assessment/Pages/LifeCourseIndicators.aspx" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/ichtm.gif" />LifeCourseIndicators.aspx</a>2013Epidemiology & Evaluation
IM toolkit 255584/2/2018 6:24:16 PM Policies and PracticesAccess and UtilizationToolkitThe State Infant Mortality Collaborative (SIMC) was established in response to the 2002 increase in the infant mortality rate, as well as persistent racial and ethnic disparities in infant mortality rates. <a href="/programsandtopics/data-assessment/InfantMortalityToolkit/Pages/default.aspx" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/ichtm.gif" />default.aspx</a>2004Epidemiology & Evaluation
Roadmap of MCH Economic Analysis Resources255594/2/2018 6:26:16 PM Policies and PracticesAccess and UtilizationPublication This roadmap aims to increase the knowledge base of current materials available as economic analysis resources applicable to the field of MCH. <a href="/programsandtopics/data-assessment/Documents/Roadmap%20of%20Resources.pdf" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/icpdf.png" />Roadmap%20of%20Resources.pdf</a>2014Epidemiology & Evaluation
Economic Analysis of LARC Programs255604/2/2018 6:27:35 PM Policies and PracticesAccess and UtilizationPublicationThis brief attempts to summarize the types of cost analyses, previous study methodology, and the important steps associated with evaluating LARC programs that demonstrate a valuable return on investment (ROI). <a href="/programsandtopics/data-assessment/Documents/LARCInvestment12-22-14_Final.pdf" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/icpdf.png" />LARCInvestment12-22-14_Final.pdf</a>2014Epidemiology & Evaluation
MCH Epidemiology Methods and Practice Assessment Issue Brief (2014) 255614/2/2018 6:28:51 PM Policies and PracticesAccess and UtilizationPublicationThe Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP) and CityMatCH partnered with the MCH Epi Group to conduct an assessment of the experiences, methods, approaches, and resources that strengthen and support the work of maternal and child health (MCH) epidemiologists and the field of MCH epidemiology (MCH epi).<a href="/programsandtopics/data-assessment/Documents/MCH%20Epi%20Issue%20Brief%20FINAL.pdf" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/icpdf.png" />MCH%20Epi%20Issue%20Brief%20FINAL.pdf</a>2014Epidemiology & Evaluation
Quality Improvement Resources for Epidemiologists Factsheet (2014) 255624/2/2018 6:31:57 PM Policies and PracticesAccess and UtilizationPublicationQuality improvement in the maternal child health field. <a href="/programsandtopics/data-assessment/Documents/QIforEpidemiologists12-22-14_Final.pdf" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/icpdf.png" />QIforEpidemiologists12-22-14_Final.pdf</a>2014Epidemiology & Evaluation
The Need for an MCH Focus in Emergency Plans255654/24/2018 4:02:28 PM panel of presenters shared recent experiences with Hurricanes Katrina and Rita and sparked a group discussion of emergency preparedness. This report shares the challenges, lessons learned and next steps in emergency preparedness identified by session participants.<a href="/AboutAMCHP/Newsletters/Pulse/EPR/Documents/Report_2006%20The%20Need%20for%20an%20MCH%20Focus%20in%20Emergency%20Plans.pdf" target="_blank">Report_2006%20The%20Need%20for%20an%20MCH%20Focus%20in%20Emergency%20Plans.pdf</a>2006Title V
Title V and Newborn Screening: State Performance Measures and Long-Term Follow-Up255669/17/2018 1:46:16 PM issue brief highlights Title V state performance measures related to newborn screening, and the role of Title V programs in supporting newborn screening programs and long-term follow-up activities for those infants identified with a condition. <a href="/programsandtopics/CHILD-HEALTH/projects/newborn-screening/Documents/TitleV_NBS-SPM-LTFU_IssueBrief_Aug2018FINAL.pdf" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/icpdf.png" />TitleV_NBS-SPM-LTFU_IssueBrief_Aug2018FINAL.pdf</a>2018Infant Health
Collaboration Lab 1—Moving Down the Pyramid: A Title V Perspective2556712/18/2018 9:01:49 AM webinar will include an overview of the evolution of multiple recommendations for the provision of direct services by public health agencies. Three Title V CYSHCN directors will also share their experiences implementing population health strategies in their programs, and a representative of the National MCH Workforce Development Center will lead a skills development activity.<a href="http&#58;//" target="_blank">http&#58;//</a>2018Workforce
Implementation Roadmap Webinars 2556811/27/2018 8:51:59 PM designed to support action planning to select evidence-based or –informed strategies. The webinars address 10 Title V population-based National Performance Measures (NPMs).<a href="/programsandtopics/BestPractices/InnovationStation/Documents/Implementation%20Roadmap%20Webinars.pdf" target="_blank">Implementation Roadmap Webinars</a>2016Epidemiology & Evaluation
Collaboration Science and Measurement 1: Overview of Collaboration Science2556912/18/2018 9:02:08 AM the end of this webinar, participants will be able to: - Define collaboration - Identify types of partnerships and collaborations - Explain why assessing collaboration is important - Recognize components of collaboration using theoretical frameworks - Describe several methods for measuring collaboration - Illustrate how results of collaboration assessment are used to improve processes and outcomes <a href="http&#58;//" target="_blank">Collaboration Science and Measurement #1&#58; Overview of Collaboration Science</a>2018Workforce
Collaboration Lab 2 — Partnering with Families, Communities, and Local Health Departments2557112/18/2018 9:02:28 AM is a webinar about developing strong partnerships to advance MCH priorities. Listen to expert speakers who will share their perspectives from engaging with MCH programs as family leaders, community health workers, and local health departments. In addition, a representative of the National MCH Workforce Development Center leads a skills development activity.<a href="http&#58;//" target="_blank">Collaboration Lab #2—Partnering with Families, Communities, and Local Health Departments</a>2018Workforce
How To Enhance Your State's Performance Management for the Title V Block Gran2557212/14/2018 8:40:57 PM Febbraro, Colorado's MCH Performance Improvement Consultant, described how Colorado's MCH Team created a culture of quality improvement and integrating performance management and quality improvement principles and practices into their state and local MCH efforts. Ms. Febbraro also discussed how Colorado's previous five-year focus on policy change, infrastructure development, and resource alignment provided a foundation for these efforts.<a href="http&#58;//" target="_blank">How To Enhance Your State's Performance Management for the Title V Block Grant </a>2018Workforce