- Meeting Agenda
- Updates from the Division of Healthy Start and Perinatal Services, Healthy Start, and the EPIC Center | DHSPS Slides | EPIC Center Slides
- Using Social Media to Market Your Healthy Start Program | Slides
- Developing Skills in Case Management and Referral Systems | Slides
- Sustainability Workshop | Slides | Slides
- Using Evidence Based Programs (EBPs) in Your Healthy Start Program for Health Education | Slides | Fidelity Checklist Handout
This webinar will cover updates from the Division, the National Healthy Start Association with a special focus on mentoring, JSI, the Healthy Start CoIIN, the upcoming Healthy Start Convention in November, and other important issues. There will also be an opportunity to submit questions to the Healthy Start federal leadership.
Healthy Start projects across the country participate in the annual observance of September as Infant Mortality Awareness Month to raise awareness of Healthy Start’s role in addressing disparate infant mortality rates. Social media provides low cost ways to bring greater awareness to your Infant Mortality Awareness Month activities. This webinar is designed to showcase practical ways to use social media to promote your Healthy Start activities.
Following this webinar, participants will be able to:
- Understand how to be a part of the national social media presence for Infant Mortality Awareness Month.
- Add social media to their existing events.
- Understand how to submit events and photos to the HS EPIC Center for national promotion on social media.
Beyond Access: Inequalities in the generation, manipulation, and distribution of health information and the capacity to act on health information among social and cultural groups in the United States is discussed in an audio presentation by Dr. Kasiomayajula Viswanath. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Society, Human Development, and Health at the Harvard School of Public Health. His research focuses on how inequalities in communication are associated with health disparities.
The Maternal and Child Health Leadership Skills Development Series brings leadership concepts to life in an MCH context, allowing you to conduct your own training sessions, within your own time frames and in your own settings.
The Maternal and Child Health Leadership Skills Development Series is a set of training modules designed for use in small groups. Each module offers a mix of presentation and exploration in different learning formats:
• Video “mini-lecture”
• Interactive group discussion questions and exercises
• Case study with discussion prompts and hands-on exercises
• Video clips from interviews with MCH leaders
• Individual self-reflection exercises
• Individual leadership development planning worksheet
Healthy People provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans. For three decades, Healthy People has established benchmarks for various health domains (such as MCH) and monitored progress to encourage collaboration across communities and sectors, empower individuals to make informed health decisions, and measure the impact of prevention activities.
Alcohol/Drug Services Backbone Organization Breastfeeding Budgeting Case Management/Care Coordination Chronic Disease Common Agenda Communication Community and Organizational Partnerships Community Engagement Community Needs Assessment Continuous Communication Contracting Cultural Competence Data Utilization Depression EBP Implementation Father/Partner Involvement Group Processes/Facilitation Health Equity Health Literacy Healthy Weight Home Visiting Human Resources Immunization Insurance Coverage Intimate Partner Violence Leadership Life Course Model Mutually Reinforcing Activities Nutrition Oral Health Other Parenting Education Participant Recruitment and Retention Partner Involvement Patient-centered Medical Home Policy Prenatal Care and Education Prevention Program evaluation Project Management Project Risk Project Schedule Project Scope Quality Improvement Reproductive Life Planning/Family Planning Risk Assessment Root Cause Analysis Safe Sleep Shared Measurement Social Determinants of Health Socio-emotional Development for Children STDs including HIV Strategic Planning Tobacco Cessation
Tamarack develops and supports learning communities to help people collaborate and generate knowledge to solve complex community challenges. The website includes a resource library with information on community engagement, Collective Impact, community collaboration, movements for change, and sustaining social innovation.
On November 16-18, 2015, all Healthy Start grantees attended the 2015 Healthy Start Convention: Achieving Measurable Outcomes that Make a Difference for Women, Families, and Communities in Washington, DC.
The purpose of the Convention was to convene the Healthy Start grantee community to build momentum, garner synergy, and propel the Healthy Start initiative towards greater success in improving perinatal health outcomes by sharing best practices, building skills, and increasing knowledge for providing high-quality services to women and their families.
Materials from the Convention are available below.
- Convention Welcome | Opening Slides
- Data for Decision Making and Healthy Start | Science of Healthy Start Slides
- Implementing Healthy Start: National Perspectives
- Keynote Plenary: Marketing & Communication Strategies that Work | Slides
Breakout Session I: Collective Impact Peer Learning Network (PLN)
Breakout Session II: Quality Improvement to Strengthen Service Delivery
- Making Sense of Your Data | Slides | PME Steps Handout | Presentation References
- Introduction to Building an Organizational Culture of Quality Improvement | Slides | Session Notes
- Enhancing a Culture of Quality (Advanced) | Slides
- Linking Health Start Benchmarks, PDSA Cycles, and Measuring Impact | Slides | Flow Chart | Benchmark Statistics | PRAMS Handout
- Evaluating Collective Impact | Slides | Handout
- When to Adopt, Adapt, or Abandon in the PDSA Process | Slides | Cox Slides
- From Complex to Concrete: Teaching PDSA to Your Direct Service Staff (Train-the-Trainer) | Slides | Handout
Breakout Session III: Enhancing Quality Service Delivery (Resources, Training, and Information)
- The Reproductive Life Plan: From Concept to Practice | Slides
- Literacy from 0-24 Months & Well Child Visits | Slides
- Using the Empowerment Model for Referral and Follow-up
- Motivational Interviewing: Conversations that Promote Smoking Cessation | Open-Ended Questions Handout | Observer Handout | Web Resources
- Implementing Evidence-Based Programs | Session Notes
- Breastfeeding Support and Safe Sleep | Daniels Slides | Bronheim Slides
Breakout Session IV: Strengthening Communication/Marketing Strategies
- Launching Evaluation Results – What Next? (Dissemination Plans) | Beasley Slides | Bragg Slides
- Publishing Basics: Effectively Expressing What the Data Says and What People Say About Your Services | Kogan Slides | Berry Slides
- Developing Your Elevator Speech | Slides
- Using Presentation Software to Resonate | Slides
- Writing for Your Audience | Slides | NIH Plain Language Checklist | HRSA Plain Language Checklist
- Getting Started with Social Media | Slides | HIV Prevention Goes Social: Using Social to Create, Connect, and Come Together | HIV Prevention Goes Social Part II: Social Media Strategy, Policy & Monitoring Workbook
- Innovative Marketing Strategies for Special Populations | Presentation
Project Management 101
- Regional Meeting Agenda
- MCH Title V Block Grant handout
- EPIC Center Services
- Healthy Start Initiatives: Eliminating Disparities in Perinatal Health | Slides
- Healthy Start and Collective Impact: Building the Common Agenda | Slides
- Creating a Communication Plan to Grow Your Healthy Start Program | Slides | Communications Plan Examples | Communications Plan Brief