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.
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
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
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