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2014 CAAI Webinar logoJuly 31, 2014 1:00 – 2:00 PM Eastern

The Division of MCH Workforce Development (DMCHWD) invites you to join us for a New Grantee Orientation webinar. The webinar is targeted to new DMCHWD grantees and any new Training program staff; however, all current grantees, faculty and staff are welcome to participate.

This webinar will provide the following information:

  • Overview of the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) strategic priorities
  • Overview of DMCHWD within the context of HRSA and MCHB
  • Description of the current DMCHWD investments
  • Review of reporting requirements and key deadlines for DMCHWD grantees
  • Key cross-cutting resources
  • An opportunity for targeted Q&A with DMCHWD staff

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Autism’s Powerful Affinities: Prison or Pathway?

WHEN: Thursday April 24, 2013 4:00 - 5:00 PM Eastern Time
SPEAKER
: Ron Suskind
WHERE: Lipsett Amphitheater, Building 10 (Clinical Center), NIH Main Campus
BOOK SIGNING: 3-3:30 PM, FAES Bookstore, Building 10 (Clinical Center), NIH Main Campus
VIDEOCAST: http://videocast.nih.gov

The National Institute of Mental Health and Office of Autism Research Coordination are pleased to invite you to attend a special lecture to recognize National Autism Awareness Month.  In his talk, Pulitzer prize-winning journalist and New York Times bestselling author Ron Suskind will discuss his family’s 20 years of experimentation with his autistic son’s powerful affinity for animated movies, mostly from Disney, as a tool to open new pathways of communication and social connection.  Based on his experience, he poses provocative questions about how the features of autism might be turned from challenges into strengths to help those on the spectrum achieve their full potential. 

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2014 CAAI Webinar logoCombating Autism Act Initiative (CAAI) Training and State Health Systems Programs: What is happening in Maryland?

Thursday, April 17th, 2014
1:00pm-2:00pm Eastern Time 

Speakers:  

  • Dr. Bruce Shapiro, Kennedy Krieger Institute
  • Josie Thomas, The Parents’ Place of Maryland
  • Meredith Pyle, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. 

To Join the Webinar:

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US (Toll Free): 1-800-689-9374
Participant code: 645016

If you have any questions about the above activities, please contact CDR Deidre Washington-Jones at 301-443-6844 or dwashington-jones@hrsa.gov


2014 CAAI Webinar logo2014 CAAI Webinar: Autism Spectrum Disorder and Transition

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 3:00pm-4:30pm Eastern Time  

Webinar Description:    

This webinar will begin with a presentation from Got Transition staff who will speak broadly about transition and an upcoming Federal transition plan, followed by CAAI grantee presentations on research, training, state-specific successes and best practices for advancing transition for individuals on the autism spectrum.  

Speakers:  

  • Margaret McManus, Co-Director of Got Transition
  • Cecily Betz, Research Director, Director of Nursing Training, Children's Hospital Los Angeles 
  • Karen Kuhlthau, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School 
  • Marji Erickson Warfield, Director and Senior Scientist, The Nathan and Toby Starr Center on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University 
  • Diana Autin, Executive Co-Director for Health and Family Support of the Statewide Parent Advocacy Network    

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Photo of the presenter, Dr. KramerMore than pretty pictures: From GIS to Spatial Analysis in MCH Webinar Exit Disclaimer

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Eastern Time

EnRICH (Research Innovations & Challenges) Webinar Maternal Child Health Research Program

The learning objectives for this webinar are:

  • Briefly introduce several broad applications of GIS and spatial analysis in MCH research and surveillance
  • Develop a conceptual understanding of what ‘space’ means in MCH research
  • Link this conceptual understanding with several statistical approaches to the analysis of spatially referenced data  

The presenter for this webinar is:

Dr. Michael Kramer, an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University, where he teaches maternal and child health epidemiology and methods in social epidemiology. His research interests are largely centered at the intersection of perinatal and early childhood outcomes, social determinants of health, and spatial analysis, including work on residential economic and racial segregation and preterm birth, and neighborhood deprivation and early academic readiness.

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Developing Alabama's System of Services and Resources for Children With Autism: Lessons Learned and Taught Exit Disclaimer
Wednesday, May 7, 2014; 12:00-1:30 p.m. (Central Time).
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National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Virtual Forum: Autism and the Environment Exit Disclaimer
Tuesday April 22, 2014, 2-3 PM ET


National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Autism Awareness Month Special Lecture – Pulitzer Prize Winning Author, Ron Suskind – “Autism’s Powerful Affinities – Prison or Pathway?” Exit Disclaimer
Thursday, April 24, 4 PM ET


Autism Spectrum Disorder and Transition Exit Disclaimer
April 30th, 3-4:30 pm ET

This webinar will begin with a presentation from Got Transition staff who will speak broadly about transition and an upcoming Federal transition plan, followed by CAAI grantee presentations on research, training, state-specific successes and best practices for advancing transition for individuals on the autism spectrum. Presenters and registration will be available soon. Click for more information Exit Disclaimer


Reducing Disparities for People with Autism Spectrum Disorder
May, TBD

Disparities in accessing diagnostic and treatment services, access to care based on location, and racial and cultural differences in outcomes exist in our health care service systems. This webinar will focus on CAAI grantees' work in reducing some of these disparities for individuals on the autism spectrum. Date and presenters are being confirmed and will be announced soon. Click for more information Exit Disclaimer


MCH Virtual Town Hall webinarIntroduction to the National Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Workforce Development Center Exit Disclaimer

This webinar is an opportunity for all Division of MCH Workforce Development (DMCHWD) programs to learn more about the new MCH Workforce Development Center and engage in dialogue around how MCH Training Programs can collaborate with the Center.

The purpose of the MCH Workforce Development Center is to provide training, collaborative learning, coaching, and consultation to Title V leaders and staff in four core areas around implementation of health reform: access to care, quality improvement, systems integration and population health management (change management).

Dr. Dorothy Cilenti, Director of the MCH Workforce Development Center, will provide an overview of the Center’s purpose and activities to date. DMCHWD staff will moderate a dialogue on opportunities for collaboration following the presentation.

DMCHWD Contact:
Michelle Menser, MPH: mmenser@hrsa.gov
Project Officer, Division of MCH Workforce Development
Maternal and Child Health Bureau

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MCH Virtual Town Hall webinarMCH 3.0 Virtual Town Hall Exit Disclaimer

The multimedia archive of the MCH 3.0 Virtual Town Hall for the Division of MCH Workforce Development Programs that took place on Thursday, January 9, 2014  is now available!


Ready, Set, Go: ACA Basics and Outreach & Education Opportunities Webcast

Thursday, November 21, 2013 from 2:00 – 3:00 pm ET

Please join the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration for a webcast focusing on the historic coverage expansions in January 2014 under the Affordable Care Act. The session will include a brief overview of the two major pathways to health care coverage for maternal and child populations. Then the webinar will look at strategies and resources so you can help educate others about the new insurance options open to them for enrollment. Information on the different types of consumer assistance available will be shared and there will be time for questions and answers as well.

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New Grantee Orientation

An orientation for new grantees of the Division of MCH Workforce Development was held September 19th, 2013. If you missed it, or would like to view it again, the webinar archive is now availabe.  Exit Disclaimer


Performance Measurement Technical Assistance Series

Part 1: July 16, 2013 Archived Webinar Part 1 Exit Disclaimer
Part 2: July 24, 2013 Archived Webinar Part 2 Exit Disclaimer

The Division of MCH Workforce Development (DMCHWD) is launching a technical assistance (TA) webinar series for MCH Training Program Directors and Data Coordinators aimed at:

  • Emphasizing the importance of performance report data in demonstrating program impact
  • Communicating how performance measure data is used by DMCHWD staff
  • Providing consistent TA across DMCHWD Programs for upcoming performance report submission
  • Providing an opportunity for targeted Q&A with DMCHWD staff

2013 Trainee Engagement Webinar Series

View the Archived Webinar: 2013 Trainee Engagement Webinar  Exit Disclaimer (Recorded March 28, 2013)

The Division of MCH Workforce Development is initiating a new Trainee Webinar series aimed at providing current and recent MCH Training Program trainees with networking and professional development opportunities. This inaugural webinar will focus on trainee mentoring experiences and explore trainee perspectives on the following topics:

  • How trainees connected with a mentor
  • Benefits of the mentoring relationship
  • Lessons learned (considerations for trainees seeking a mentor and for training programs connecting trainees with a mentor)

The moderator for this webinar is: Michelle Menser, MPH Public Health Analyst Division of MCH Workforce Development


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