Conversations with the Division of Healthy Start and Perinatal Services

This webinar will cover updates from the Division, including the Healthy Start Monitoring and Evaluation Database (HSMED), 3Ps document, National Evaluation, MCH Journal supplement, 2016 Convention Committee Planning, and other important issues. JSI will provide an update on plans for the CHW training module, changes to the EPIC Center website, the Healthy Start CoIIN, and the new Community Workshops. There will also be an opportunity to submit questions to the Healthy Start federal leadership.
Webinar Materials:

Communication Community and Organizational Partnerships Community Engagement Program evaluation Quality Improvement Strategic Planning

Healthy Start Regional Meeting (KS, IA, MO, NE, OK)

Meeting Materials:

Case Management/Care Coordination Communication Community and Organizational Partnerships EBP Implementation Strategic Planning

Increasing Meaningful Partnerships between Families and MCH Partnerships

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.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Professional Partnerships
  2. Create a shared vision
  3. Strengthen your foundation
  4. Explore innovation
  5. Demonstrate strong leadership

Community and Organizational Partnerships Group Processes/Facilitation

Effective Leadership for Healthy Communities: Concepts, Collaborations and Case Studies

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.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Determine when and when not to use collaboration 2. Compare five levels of relationships: networking, coordinating, cooperating, collaborating, and competing
  2. Identify three reasons people and organizations collaborate
  3. Identify some of the challenges to collaborative leadership
  4. Explain the context for collaboration
  5. Define the nature of successful collaboration
  6. Explain the meaning and nature of collaborative leadership
  7. Compare leadership styles
  8. Differentiate between “leadership” and “leader”
  9. Define the six practices of collaborative leadership Identify different ways to build collaborative leadership skills

Community and Organizational Partnerships Group Processes/Facilitation Leadership

Building Bridges Across the Professions: Promoting Successful Intraprofessional Collaborations

This keynote address will focus on how leaders can bring together diverse groups of people to tackle shared problems and achieve the common good.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Rationale for the importance of collaboration
  2. Advantages of collaboration
  3. Challenges of collaboration
  4. Appreciate the role of organizational structure and culture
  5. Model for collaboration

Community and Organizational Partnerships Community Engagement Group Processes/Facilitation Leadership

Effective Project Management

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.

Learning Objectives:

1. Project content, logistics, deliverables
2. Self management
3. Coordination and Communication with others

Community and Organizational Partnerships Group Processes/Facilitation Project Scope

Evaluation Planning and Prioritizing: Stakeholders are Your Edge

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.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the importance of considering all audiences for an evaluation.
  2. Discuss appropriate scoping activities to focus and inform the evaluation plan.

Community and Organizational Partnerships Program evaluation Project Scope

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