Training, Events, and Conferences
National Academy for State Health Policy's Annual State Health Policy Conference
August 21 – 23, 2019
The National Academy for State Health Policy presents is 32nd Annual State Health Policy Conference. This conference is for state health policymakers, pediatricians, and others involved in state health policy development. The conference sessions offer participants an opportunity to discuss best practices, lessons learned, and innovative solutions. Topics related to children and youth with special health care needs and systems of care are included.
Introduction to the Standards of Quality for Family Strengthening & Support
August 14, 2019 at 11:30am – 12:30pm Central
Based on the Principles of Family Support Practice and the Strengthening Families Framework,
these nationally adopted Standards of Quality for Family Strengthening & Support have created a common language across different kinds of family strengthening and family support programs such as Family Resource Centers, home visiting programs, and child development programs. These standards of quality are used as a tool for planning, providing, and assessing family support practices by state departments of public health, hospital systems, and families. This webinar will discuss the standards of quality and will provide participants with information on how to use the standards to develop, assess, and sustain family partnership in departments of public health and various clinical settings.
Making Bright Futures Work! How Evidence, the Periodicity Schedule, and Bright Futures Guidelines Impact Practice
recorded webinar developed by the Bright Futures National Center discusses the new clinical content in the Bright Futures Guidelines, 4th Edition and the associated Periodicity Schedule. Faculty discuss how to use this evidence to decide on content for your practice's health supervision visits and how to identify strategies, tools, and resources to maximize efficiency for health promotion and preventive services, which are important for all children and youth, including those with special health care needs.
Cameron's Arc: Creating a Full Life
Now available through the American Academy of Pediatrics Pediatric Care Online platform,
this collection of 5 videos portray how a primary care pediatrician partnered with a family of a child diagnosed with serious illness. The videos demonstrate family-centered care skills that can build capacity among primary care pediatricians to successfully care for a child and family. The videos are accompanied by a teaching and resource guide which include additional resources, discussion questions, and other materials.