- 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
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.
In this module, nationally recognized family leader and speaker, Ms. Eileen Forlenza addresses four critical strategies for increasing meaningful partnerships between Families and MCH Professionals. Anyone interested in issues around Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) will find this 30-minute leadership lesson incredibly insightful and helpful.
- Professional Partnerships
- Create a shared vision
- Strengthen your foundation
- Explore innovation
- Demonstrate strong leadership
This course will cover the fundamental concepts of collaborative leadership and clarify the multiple layers of influence that impact health. Participants will receive an introduction to the knowledge and skills needed to effectively guide diverse groups of people to find solutions to complex problems that affect them all. Collaborative leadership is an evidence-based field that has proven particularly effective in public health planning where multiple stakeholders have an interest. Course topics include the nature of successful collaboration, characteristics of a collaborative leader and a discussion of the collaborative leadership practices. An overview of a multiple-sector approach to public health provides a context for the collaborative leadership discussions.
- Determine when and when not to use collaboration 2. Compare five levels of relationships: networking, coordinating, cooperating, collaborating, and competing
- Identify three reasons people and organizations collaborate
- Identify some of the challenges to collaborative leadership
- Explain the context for collaboration
- Define the nature of successful collaboration
- Explain the meaning and nature of collaborative leadership
- Compare leadership styles
- Differentiate between “leadership” and “leader”
- Define the six practices of collaborative leadership Identify different ways to build collaborative leadership skills
This downloadable file is intended as an introduction to CBPR for people who are in the early stages of using or considering using CBPR.
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
This keynote address will focus on how leaders can bring together diverse groups of people to tackle shared problems and achieve the common good.
- Rationale for the importance of collaboration
- Advantages of collaboration
- Challenges of collaboration
- Appreciate the role of organizational structure and culture
- Model for collaboration
Overview of the need for project management, role of project management, phases of project management, project management elements, project team, project contract. Explains the value of project management – that it helps the project move more quickly while the work is being done – “go slow to go fast”. The program discusses the need for a project plan and the different types of project plans that can be used.
1. Project content, logistics, deliverables
2. Self management
3. Coordination and Communication with others
In this webcast, Dr. Cecilia Hegamin-Younger will provide a presentation on ways you can engage your stakeholders from the beginning of your program planning process through implementation, map their concerns to program outcomes in your logic model, and thereby focus your program evaluation on specific priority areas.
- Describe the importance of considering all audiences for an evaluation.
- Discuss appropriate scoping activities to focus and inform the evaluation plan.