Presentation and Materials Archive
In August 2016, the National Center for IPE held the first annual Learning Together at the Nexus Summit on IPE. Workshop and Nexus Fair presenters have made their presentations and materials available online for those who could not attend.
The recent volume of the Northwest Bulletin: Family & Child Health, a collaboration of the Center of Excellence in MCH at UW, Seattle, and state MCH programs, focuses on NPM 1: The Well-Woman Visit. The next 15 volumes of the digital publication will explore the new NPMs, beginning with the measures most frequently selected by Region 10 states.
Training and Educational
DataSpeak: Utilizing the Title V Information System Data and the Federally Available Data Resource Document
The archive of the DataSpeak on the TVIS is now available on YouTube and at HRSA DataSpeak Webinars. This July 2016 webinar presented an orientation to the new TVIS Web Reports webpage, which includes prepopulated, downloadable graphs, financial information, and the ability to view multiple years of data. The uses and data of the FAD Resource Document—a one-stop source to access and learn more about the new Title V performance and outcome measures—was also presented. Visit for more information about this and past offerings.
Due: Tuesday, October 25, 2016
The theme for the 2017 AMCHP Annual Conference is Engagement with Intention: Inclusivity, Diversity, and Non-Traditional Partnerships. The conference, which will take place March 4th to 7th in Kansas City, MO, is an ideal venue to present ideas, research, innovative programming, best practices and effective outreach strategies to MCH and other public health practitioners. The audience includes directors of state programs, federal officials, advocates, family leaders, researchers and health care providers. Proposals can include workshops, posters, or skills-building sessions and should fit into one of the conference’s 12 educational tracks.
October 27 to 28, 2016
This 17th annual conference focuses on skill preparation and planning for health care transitions for CYSHCN. It will include a discussion of the legal issues involved in health care transition, time to meet and talk with faculty, discussions among participants, and opportunities to share knowledge and information about how best to plan for a successful transition to adulthood. This activity is designed for physicians in internal medicine, family practice, pediatrics, psychiatry, and physiatry; other health care providers including psychologists, social workers, nurses, dietitians, case managers, counselors, and primary care providers; and youth and young adults who have a chronic illness or disability and their parents or guardians.
Maximizing Insurance Enrollment in MCH: Strategies to Connect with Adolescents and Young Adults
The AMCHP, in collaboration with Family Voices, is producing a series of webinars on MCH experiences in the marketplace. Since the passage of the ACA in 2010, more than 20 million Americans have gained health coverage. These webinars will feature presentations from national experts and state-level advocates about reaching various MCH groups, including adolescents and young adults, hard-to-reach populations, underserved groups, and groups with challenging enrollment situations.
- Strategies to Enroll Hard-to-Reach Populations
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
2:00pm to 3:30pm ET
- Strategies to Address Challenging Outreach and Enrollment Situations
Wednesday, November 9, 2016
3:00pm to 4:30pm ET
Autism-FIRST Program and Autism-SIIP
November 17, 2016
These competitions will result in the supporting the conduct of empirical research that advances the evidence base on interventions to improve the health and well-being of children and adolescents with ASD, with a special focus on addressing the needs of underserved populations. These competitions will address the critical need that exists for research on the barriers to screening, diagnosis, and receipt of evidence-based interventions.
November 15, 2016
The RWJF Health Policy Fellows program provides the nation’s most comprehensive learning experience at the nexus of health, science, and policy in Washington, DC. It is an outstanding opportunity for exceptional midcareer health professionals and behavioral and social scientists with an interest in health and health care policy. Fellows participate in the policy process at the federal level and use that leadership experience to improve health, health care, and health policy. Up to 6 awards of up to $165,000 each will be made in 2017.
November 28, 2016 (Letter of intent)
December 28, 2016 (Application)
The LDRCs will focus on generating new scientific knowledge to inform our understanding of LDs and comorbid conditions through synergistic, integrated, team-based transdisciplinary science. This funding opportunity announcement invites both foundational and translational, transdisciplinary research addressing the definition, classification, etiology, diagnosis, epidemiology, early identification, prevention-based approaches, and remediation of children, adolescents, or adults identified with or at risk for LDs in component oral language abilities, reading, written expression abilities, mathematics and relationships among these LDs and other disabilities and co-occurring or comorbid conditions.
Planning and Developing Infrastructure to Improve the Mental Health and Wellness of Children, Youth and Families in AI/AN Communities
December 20, 2016
The purpose of this program is to provide tribal and urban Indian communities with tools and resources to plan and design a holistic, community-based, coordinated system of care approach to support mental health and wellness for children, youth, and families.
Cooperative Agreements for Expansion and Sustainability of the Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children with Serious Emotional Disturbances
January 3, 2017
The purpose of this program is to improve behavioral health outcomes for children and youth with SED and their families. This program will support the wide-scale operation, expansion, and integration of the SOC approach by creating sustainable infrastructure and services that are required as part of the Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children and their Families Program.
Thursday, January 7, 2017 (Letter of intent)
Sunday, February 7, 2017 (Application)
Applications that propose basic and/or translational research studies regarding the developing neurovascular unit, perinatal stroke injury/repair response, and/or stroke related etiologies and risk factors are requested. Research addressing vascular, hemostatic, hematopoietic, and/or immune cell activities in the developing brain is of particular interest. The intent is to stimulate research that will identify therapeutic targets in perinatal stroke.