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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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Family Navigation Implementation Strategies: Improving Systems of Care255433/23/2018 6:54:07 PM177 be used as a tool to learn about different family navigation strategies and connect with state examples. <a href="/programsandtopics/CYSHCN/projects/spharc/LearningModule/Documents/Final%20issue%20brief_3.12.pdf" target="_blank">Final%20issue%20brief_3.12.pdf</a>2018
Stemming the Zika Virus: Importance of Access to Care255323/29/2018 7:33:39 PM238 Policies and PracticesOutreach & EnrollmentPublicationInforms best practices of access to care for women and men of reproductive age who travel to countries or live in areas of the U.S. with a risk of Zika transmission. <a href="/Policy-Advocacy/health-reform/Documents/Zika%20Access_Final%20Version.pdf" target="_blank">Zika%20Access_Final%20Version.pdf</a>2017Insurance
Title V Early Childhood Data Integration Toolkit255353/22/2018 8:19:41 PM267 fact sheets, resources, cases, and state examples around integrating Title V data into Early Childhood Integrated Data Systems (EDIDS). <a href="/programsandtopics/CYSHCN/projects/spharc/ChildhoodDevelopmentToolkit/Pages/Title-V-Early-Childhood-Data-Integration-Toolkit.aspx" target="_blank">Title-V-Early-Childhood-Data-Integration-Toolkit.aspx</a>2017
Review to Action255373/22/2018 8:21:50 PM124 MultimediaPromotes state-based maternal mortality review processes and measurements for committees; educates and promotes the wellness of expecting and new mothers.<a href="http&#58;//" target="_blank">http&#58;//</a>2017Maternal Health (includes prenatal, childbirth, and postpartum)
Preconception Health Indicators for Public Health Surveillance255443/29/2018 4:21:07 PM133 MeasuresPublicationAuthors from AMCHP, CDC, and the National Preconception Health and Health Care Initiative describe the process used to evaluate, prioritize, and select 10 priority preconception health indicators from the original list of 45. This condensed set of surveillance indicators comes in response to an expressed need for more focused measurement.<a href="https&#58;//" target="_blank">jwh.2017.6531</a>2018Epidemiology & Evaluation
Testimony for the Record in Support of Bill 22-0524, The “Maternal Mortality Review Committee Establishment Act of 2017”255453/23/2018 6:59:52 PM186 part of AMCHP's continuing advocacy for the creation of maternal mortality review committees, Andria Cornell testified before the D.C. Council on Dec. 7, 2017.<a href="http&#58;//" target="_blank">2yOu4aq</a>2017Maternal Health (includes prenatal, childbirth, and postpartum)
The Need for an MCH Focus in Emergency Plans255654/24/2018 4:02:28 PM64 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
Collaboration Science and Measurement 1: Overview of Collaboration Science2556912/18/2018 9:02:08 AM37 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
Resiliency: Tips and Tricks on How to Keep Staff Morale High2557312/18/2018 9:45:35 PM45 of an organization/department depends on the employees who work there. The morale among staff must be high to have high performing staff. Sometimes when organizational changes occur, the morale can go down. For this webinar, Kris Risley, Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago provided tips and tricks to keep staff morale high by using appreciative inquiry and positive questions to bring out the best of the organization/department/team. Dr. Risley also discussed the importance of emotional intelligence and the impact you have on your organization/department.<a target="_blank">Resiliency&#58; Tips and Tricks on How to Keep Staff Morale High</a>2018Workforce
MCH Navigator2557512/18/2018 9:45:43 PM16 this webinar, John Richards, Research Director and Keisha Watson Bah, Training Director for the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University provided an overview of new and familiar features of the new Navigator website, and explained how professionals can access learning opportunities directly through the site and how departments and organizations can use the Navigator to encourage and track staff development. After viewing this webinar, you will be able to: - Understand the history of the MCH Navigator, how it assists in learning the skills needed for being a member of the Title V workforce, and learn about new key features of the website. - Learn how to identify specific MCH Navigator trainings and resources base on individual needs. - Learn about the MCH Navigator's Self-Assessment tool and how to develop a customized learning plan for success. - Understand how the MCH leadership Competencies and the Public - Health Core Competencies assist in structuring your learning needs both in the MCH Navigator and through HRSA TRAIN.<a href="http&#58;//" target="_blank">MCH Navigator</a>2018Workforce
Building and Retaining a Resilient MCH Workforce for Tomorrow2557612/18/2018 9:45:43 PM10 stories from two states, Michael Warren, MD, MPH, FAAP, Director of Maternal and Child Health for the Tennessee Department of Health and Meredith Pyle, Systems Development Chief in Maryland's Office for Genetics and People with Special Health Care Needs, highlight their successes in building a resilient workforce. The webinar also featured a brief overview from Mark Law, PhD, Director of Operations for CityMatCH, of two concepts: Positive Psychology and Emotional Intelligence, that have demonstrated effectiveness in building a resilient workforce. After viewing this webinar, you will be able to: - Identify the challenges and barriers states may face in building and retaining talented staff; - Understand the importance of building and retaining a talented staff; - Identify strategies to building a "resilient" workforce.<a href="http&#58;//">PART 1 - Building and Retaining a Resilient MCH Workforce for Tomorrow</a>2018Workforce
National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools2557812/18/2018 9:45:44 PM10 Learning ModulesThe Centre’s online learning resources were developed to support the process of evidence-informed public health. Each module relates to at least one step in the process (Define, Search, Appraise, Synthesize, Adapt, Implementation, and Evaluate). Available Modules Include: - Quantitative Research Designs 101: Addressing Practice-Based-Issues in Public Health - Introduction to Evidence-Informed Decision Making - Searching for Research Evidence in Public Health - Critical Appraisal of System Reviews - Critical Appraisal of Intervention Studies<a href="http&#58;//" target="_blank">National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools</a>2018Workforce
Leading in Changing Times Series: PART 12557912/18/2018 9:45:44 PM10 first conversation of this series was held on Wednesday, September 18th at 3:15 pm ET titled Great Leaders are Great Decision-Makers: The Importance of Decisiveness. Karen Trierweiler, Director, Programs and Services, Prevention Services for the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment provided an overview of the key concept, leadership and decision-making, followed by her personal experience in establishing priorities to commit to a course of action in her state. After viewing this event, participants will be able to: - Explore the elements of decision making in public health leadership theory. - Understand the benefits of having a defined approach to prioritizing among many concerns and issues. - Learn concrete strategies and examples that they can use to prioritize maternal and child health efforts in their state. <a href="http&#58;//" target="_blank">PART 1 - Leading in Changing Times Series</a>2018Workforce
Leading in Changing Times Series - PART 32558112/18/2018 9:45:44 PM8 3 of this series titled, Leaders with a Vision: The ability to see beyond the present, Stephanie Wrightsman-Birch, Section Chief of Women’s, Children’s and Family Health as well as the Title V for Alaska’s Department of Health and Social Services has over 30 years of MCH experience and currently serves on AMCHP’s board as the Past President. Ms. Wrightsman-Birch provided an overview of the key concept, leadership and vision, followed by her personal experience in re-building the MCH program after it was disbanded in a reorganization of her Department. After viewing this event, participants will be able to: - Describe three skills of strategic leadership. - Identify opportunities to create a shared vision within their organization. - Identify opportunities to practice strategies shared in the webinar<a href="http&#58;//" target="_blank">PART 3 - Leading in Changing Times Series</a>2018Workforce
AMCHP-CDC Skill-building Suite - SUITE 12558212/18/2018 9:45:44 PM3 provide on-going support for “taking what works and applying it”, AMCHP, in partnership with Community Guide staff at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is thrilled to announce the AMCHP-CDC Skill-building Suite: Evidence-based Programs: Moving along the Continuum from Selection to Sustainability. This three-part virtual workshop was designed to increase state MCH program capacity to better understand evidence-based programs, dialogue about opportunities and challenges in implementing evidence-based programs, understand complexity in fidelity and adaptation, and consider evaluation and sustainability of evidence-based programs. By the end of viewing the Skill-building Suite you will be able to: - Compare evidence-based strategies and interventions to program’s needs. - Identify extent of adaptation needed for selected intervention. - Suggest evaluation methods or sustainability criteria for the intervention.<a href="http&#58;//" target="_blank">SUITE 1 - Evidence-based Practice&#58; Moving along the Continuum from Selection to Sustainability</a>2018Workforce