Salud Para Todos: Improving Health Through Medical Homes
Addressing strategies for implementing pediatric medical home projects for Hispanic communities, this fact sheet from the NCMHI presents lessons learned from a community-based project from the NCMHI in partnership with the Rhode Island Parent Information Network and the Rhode Island Department of Health, Office of Special Needs.
Salud Para Todos Fact Sheet (230k PDF, 2 pages)
Training and Educational Resources
Friday, December 18, 2015
1:00pm to 2:00pm Eastern
The MCHB and the DMCHWD are in the process of updating their performance measures.
- January 2015 – Grantees invited to collaborative process to inform measure revisions and recommendations.
- February to July 2015 – Performance measures workgroup meetings.
- Division developed DGIS performance measures package considering workgroup recommendations.
- Now until January 5, 2016 – Measures are available for public comment.
- MCHB will submit the recommendations to OMB.
Learn more about the proposed changes directly impacting DMCHWD grantees during this webinar presented by Lauren Ramos, MPH, and Michelle Tissue, MPH, of the DMCHWD as well as:
- An overview of the new MCHB discretionary grant performance measures framework
- Changes in DMCHWD-specific performance measures and administrative data collection forms
- How to participate in the public comment process
- An opportunity for Q&A with DMCHWD staff
DGIS Performance Measures for Comment (1.6MB PDF, 188 pages)
“Economic Analyses for Healthy Tomorrows: ROI Technical Assistance Initiative” offered Healthy Tomorrows Programs additional tools and resources to help quantify their programs' value and impact as well as improve the evidence base for the need for community-based programs across the U.S. The webinar was presented by AAP, MCHB and Altarum Institute.
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
A series of webinars to support the next phase of action planning in developing state-initiated ESMs that will impact state-selected Title V population-based NPMs is presented by AMCHP and Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health. Each focuses on 1 of the 15 NPMs. The January 14 webinar will focus on NPM 5, and more will be announced. Archives of past Implementation Roadmaps are also available.
February 4 to 6, 2016
Join the NLN at their 2016 Leadership Conference, “Interprofessional Practice: Interprofessional Practice: Co-creating Transformative Environments” to engage in critical conversations about the challenges and rewards of leading collaborative practices among faculty and with colleagues in the practice environment:
- How is collaborative practice created among groups utilizing situational leadership, networking and valuing diversity of thinking?
- What team approach is needed to build a collaborative culture?
January 22, 2016
The purpose of the MCHPTP is to promote the development of a culturally-diverse and representative health care workforce by recruiting undergraduate training students from economically- and educationally-disadvantaged backgrounds into MCH professions. It will recruit training students from economically- and educationally-disadvantaged backgrounds into MCH professions. It will educate, mentor, guide and provide experiences to increase students’ interests and entry into MCH public health and related fields. It will encourage and motivate students to seek careers in MCH by making the appropriate research and experiences available and exposing students to Title V and other MCH agencies that serve children and families. MCHPTP will develop leadership skills, foster a broader public health perspective and explore the integration of primary care and public health to improve population health.
February 5, 2016
This graduate-level training program will improve the health of infants, children, and adolescents who have, or are at risk for developing, ASD or other DD, by expanding interdisciplinary training opportunities for graduate-level trainees from a wide variety of professional disciplines. The program will increase the number of sites able to diagnose or rule out ASD or other DD, ensuring that trainees receive an appropriate balance of academic, clinical, and community opportunities; are culturally-competent and diverse; demonstrate high levels of clinical competence in evaluating, diagnosing or ruling out, developing, and providing evidence-based interventions to individuals with ASD and other DD; and demonstrate an ability to use a family-centered approach assume leadership roles in the field after their training.
February 12, 2016
The MCH Navigator Program is designed to strengthen the knowledge, skills, and capacity of the MCH workforce through online continuing education tailored to meet the needs of emerging and practicing MCH professionals. This program provides effective and efficient means by which MCH professionals can practice and advance their analytic, managerial, and clinical skills while continuing to meet their daily onsite responsibilities.
January 12, 2016 (Letter of Intent)
S4A uses rigorous methods to test strategies for improving the reach, quality, efficiency, and equity of services and supports that promote health and well-being on a population-wide basis. Studies funded through will identify system innovations and interactions that drive collaboration and integration across the multiple financing and delivery systems that support a Culture of Health. Investigators will generate and disseminate rigorous scientific evidence on ways to optimize delivery and financing systems for sustained improvements in health and well-being.
January 19, 2016
NGOs will support states, school districts, and/or schools to achieve short-, intermediate-, and long-term outcomes. Strategy categories and associated activities will provide school health and education leaders in states, districts, and/or schools with greater knowledge, skills, and abilities to develop and implement evidence-based policies, practices, and programs. These strategies have broad reach, sustained health impact, and are a good investment for public health. The strategies will be applied in 5 priority areas.
January 19, 2016
The purpose of this program is to support the delivery of coordinated and comprehensive high-quality voluntary early childhood home visiting services to eligible families. This program is administered by HRSA in partnership with the ACF.
January 20, 2016
The purpose of the NCCTS is to develop and maintain a collaborative network structure, support resource and policy development and dissemination, and coordinate the network’s national child trauma education and training efforts. The NCCTS is part of the NCTSI.
January 21, 2016
The purpose of this program is to enhance state capacity and infrastructure to better respond to the needs of children and adolescents with SED and their families by providing information, referrals, and support to families who have a child, youth, or adolescent with mental health challenges, and to create a mechanism for families to participate in state and local mental health services planning and policy development. Enhance services and systems, improvement outcomes, and mental health care that is family-driven and youth-guided.
January 26, 2016
States/territories/tribes will improve treatment for adolescents and transitional-aged youth with SUD and co-occurring substance use and mental disorders by assuring youth statewide access to evidence-based assessments, treatment models, and recovery services supported by the strengthening of the infrastructure system. Applicants may choose to provide services to adolescents and their families, transitional aged youth and their families, or both.
January 29, 2016
Test a model of quality clinical care addressing childhood obesity for U.S. low-income children, especially those enrolled in or eligible for health care coverage under CHIP or Medicaid. Implement and test the ability of a model of clinical childhood obesity management along with an EHR-referral-based, family-centered pediatric weight management program, to reduce BMI in children with obesity, or overweight with health risks.
February 2, 2016
The purpose of this program is to provide and increase access to effective trauma-focused treatment and services systems in communities for children, adolescents, and their families who experience traumatic events throughout the nation. Improve the quality of trauma treatment and services for children, adolescents, and their families who experience or witness traumatic events; and increase access to effective trauma-focused treatment and services for children and adolescents throughout the nation.
February 29, 2016
The EMSC program works to ensure that critically ill and injured children receive optimal pediatric emergency care. The goal of the Targeted Issues Program is to support strategies to improve the quality of pediatric care delivered in emergency care settings across the continuum of emergency care through the implementation of pediatric emergency care research and innovative cross-cutting projects.
March 2, 2016
These Clinical Research Centers will support and conduct research to improve the health and quality of life for children and adults with heart disease through multi-center collaborative clinical research. This will permit multi-center evaluation of medical, interventional and surgical therapies; provide a training platform for fellows, junior faculty, and nurses; support development of novel techniques and methodologies; and promote dissemination of study results to improve the scientific basis for care.
March 11, 2016
Identify and/or validate biomarkers or biomarker combinations leading to improved diagnosis of active pulmonary tuberculosis in children, including HIV-infected children.