Training

Training

Strategic Planning Training for Healthcare and Public Health Organizations & Their Partners

Training

The National Association of County and City Health Officials, in partnership with CDC and the Health Resources and Service Administration, will conduct a national Mobilizing for Action Through Planning & Partnerships (MAPP) training on March 13 and 14 as a 1.5-day pre-conference workshop at this year’s Association for Community Health Improvement Conference in Atlanta, Georgia.

MAPP is a community-owned strategic planning process that guides community partners through the development of a community health needs assessment and community health improvement plan. The introductory-level MAPP training is designed for individuals and teams who are seeking basic knowledge and want to implement the MAPP process in their communities.

Sign up before February 23, 2018.

For more information, contact mapp@naccho.org

2018 Leadership Institute Application Period Now Open

Training

Applications are now being accepted for the 2018 cohort of the Northwest Public Health Leadership Institute. A nine-month online program with three on-site sessions in Seattle, the Leadership Institute is designed to help emerging public health leaders strengthen their leadership skills to meet the complicated demands of today’s public health landscape.

The 2018 Leadership Institute program is framed through a life-course lens that emphasizes health equity and social justice. Scholars will learn and practice collaborative leadership and change management skills to help them work effectively toward goals with colleagues, systems, policy makers, communities, and stakeholders.


LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE QUICK FACTS

When: Late April–November 2018. On-site session dates: May 2–4, August 8–10, and November 5–7

Format: Distance-based and in-person learning; three Seattle on-site sessions

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted through March 23. Early-bird deadline is March 9.

Cost: $3,000 ($2,700 by the early-bird deadline). Some partial scholarships available to those in the field of maternal and child health.

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2018 Training Course in MCH Epidemiology

Training

Chicago, IL – June 25-29, 2018

The Health Resources And Services Administration (HRSA), The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and CityMatCH are offering a Training Course In MCH Epidemiology as part of their ongoing effort to enhance the analytic capacity of state and local health agencies.

 

The training course is an intensive program, combining lectures, discussion, hands-on exercises, and opportunities for individualized technical assistance. Several post-training webinars will serve to build upon and extend the content of the in-person training.

 

Content For The 2018 Course Will Include:

  • Needs Assessment And Prioritization
  • Specialized Multivariable Regression Methods
  • Performance Measurement And Trend Analysis
  • Program And Policy Evaluation
  • Quality Improvement Analysis And Reporting
  • Effective Data Presentation And Translation

Who Should Apply?

This national program is aimed primarily at professionals in state and local health agencies who have significant responsibility for collecting, processing, analyzing, and reporting Maternal And Child Health data. This year, the course is geared to individuals with Intermediate to Advanced skills in statistical and epidemiologic methods, preferably in MCH or a related field.

Note: Only applicants who work domestically and regularly analyze data rather than manage programs, will be considered.

If you have Basic to Intermediate skills (mostly generate descriptive statistics with limited application of regression analysis), we welcome you to apply to next year’s course, and to review the online archived course materials from the 2017 basic to intermediate course. If you are a program manager, please see the training links below for data users.

Details:

  • Training will begin mid-day Monday, June 25 and conclude mid-day Friday, June 29.
  • Hotel room lodging is included in the training.
  • A limited number of scholarships for airfare are available.
  • Applications will be competitively reviewed, and acceptance notifications issued by late March.

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Completed applications must be submitted online for competitive review by 11:59 pm PST, February 23, 2018. No late applications will be accepted.

5 Free Online Classes and Webinars for Public Health in February 2018 from NNLM

TEC News, Training, Webinar

Each month, check the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) website for free professional development opportunities for public health professionals and librarians. During February 2018, NNLM is offering online classes and webinars about big data in healthcare, providing consumer health information at your library, acting as a liaison with health professionals, grants and proposal writing, and providing reliable health information to older adults:

  1. Big Data in Healthcare: Exploring Emerging Roles (February 5, 2018 to March 30, 2018): This course will help health sciences librarians better understand the issues of big data in clinical outcomes and what roles health sciences librarians can take on in this service area.
  2. Beyond an Apple a Day: Providing Consumer Health Information at Your Library (February 6, 2018 to March 13, 2018): This hands-on class will cover the health information seeking behavior of consumers and the role of the librarian in the provision of health information for the public. Come learn about the evolution of consumer health, health literacy and the e-patient. Participants will be equipped with knowledge of top consumer health sites, e-patient resources and collection development core lists.
  3. Learning to Liaise with Health Professions (February 7, 2018, 2:00PM – 3:30PM ET): Attendees will explore various health professions and educational environments, such as community colleges, hospitals, universities, and more. Next, the course will focus on how educational standards for health professions inform library instruction, research support, and collection services.
  4. Grants and Proposal Writing (February 15, 2018, 2:00PM – 3:00PM ET): Designed for beginning grant proposal writers, this class presents a general overview of the grant and funding processes as well as the level of detail required in a successful proposal.
  5. Healthy Aging at Your Library: Connecting Older Adults to Health Information (February 22, 2018, 11:00AM – 1:00PM ET): This “train the trainer” class is designed to help librarians assist their older adult patrons find health information. Discover techniques for teaching older adults to use computers and to find health information on the Internet, learn what makes a website senior-friendly; plan library programs on senior health topics; and find out about some recommended health websites for older adults.

Indigenous HIV/AIDS Research Training program

Training

Apply to IHART2 | Indigenous Wellness Research Institute

Now accepting applications for the 2018 cohort. Applications will be considered on a rolling deadline.

The application process for the Indigenous HIV/AIDS Research Training program includes an online application form and uploading several documents.

You will be prompted to upload the documents at the end of the application form. You may save your work to complete later. Please note, however, that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this program until all required documents have been received.

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