Training, Events, and Conferences
The Screen Scene: Family Centered Care and Conversation Techniques
October 24, 2017 at 2 to 3pm Central
Presented by the American Academy of Pediatrics'
Screening Technical Assistance & Resource (STAR) Center, this
live podcast is the second in a three-part live podcast series aimed at improving childhood development through regular screenings. The podcast discusses practical tools and strategies to enhance family-centered care in early childhood screening processes for developmental/behavioral concerns, maternal depression, and social determinants of health. Shared decision making and conversation techniques will be discussed as strategies to facilitate family-centered care.
Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs (AMCHP) Annual Meeting
February 10–13, 2018, Arlington, VA
2018 AMCHP annual conference provides Title V, pediatricians, and family partners an opportunity to present ideas, research, and programming for the maternal and child health population, including children and youth with special health care needs. The theme for the annual conference is
Staying Focused: The Enduring Commitment of Maternal and Child Health to Families and Outcomes. Attendees are from multiple disciplines and include representation from government, physicians, family leaders, research, and advocates.
Quality Improvement (QI) 102: How to Improve with the Model for Improvement
Presented by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement,
this free five-lesson recorded online course
introduces the basic steps in an improvement project. The course includes practical tools and implementation strategies, including how to use Plan-Do-Study-Act cycles, idea development, measure selection, and many others. The webinars included in the course are targeted for individuals interested in QI in a health care setting.