Resources related to maternal and child public health, public health, and public health education and research

Online Training Opportunities
  • Initiative for Decreasing Disparities in Depression CME: Provider Self-Assessment
    National Center for Cultural Competence, Georgetown University
    Center for Child and Human Development
    http://nccc.georgetown.edu/projects/cme.html
  • Introduction to Health Services Research: A Self-Study Course
    (7-module on-line training course)
    National Library of Medicine
    National Institutes of Health
    http://www.nlm.nih.gov/nichsr/ihcm/index.html
  • MCH Leadership Skills Development Series
    (5 on-line training modules designed for use in small groups)
    Women's and Children's Health Policy Center
    Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
    http://www.jhsph.edu/wchpc/mchlds
  • MCH Navigator
    A learning portal for maternal and child health professionals, students, and others working to improve the health and well being of women, children, and families. Training opportunities include archived webcasts and webinars, instructional modules and self-guided short courses, and video and audio recordings of lectures and presentations from university courses and conferences.
    http://www.mchnavigator.org/
    A webinar to introduce the MCH Navigator is available at http://learning.mchb.hrsa.gov/archivedWebcastDetail.asp?id=282
  • Northwest Center for Public Health Practice
    The center offers online modules in epidemiology and other public health topics, downloadable training materials, and recorded Web conferencing sessions.
    http://www.nwcphp.org/training
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Life Course Perspective
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Webcasts
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Conference, Summit, and Symposia Websites
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Databases and Reports Related to Maternal and Child Health
  • America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2012
    This report, published by the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics, provides a summary of national indicators of child well-being and monitors changes in these indicators. The main body of the report focuses on 7 domains of child well-being, including family and social environment, economic circumstances, health care, physical environment and safety, behavior, education, and health. Descriptions of the data sources and surveys used the generate the background measures and the indicators are included.
  • Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health
    The Data Resource Center for the National Survey of Children's Health provides online access to the survey data that allows users to compare state, regional, and nationwide results; and resources and personalized assistance for interpreting and reporting findings. The Web site contains the National Survey of Children's Health (2011/2012) and National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs (2009/2010).
  • KIDS COUNT Data Center A project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, KIDS COUNT is the premier source for data on child and family well-being in the United States. Access hundreds of indicators, download data and create reports and graphics that support smart decisions about children and families.
  • Maternal and Child Health Library
    Georgetown University's Maternal and Child Health Library publishes the MCH Alert, develops knowledge paths and bibliographies, and provides access to key MCH-related data and information.
  • Maternal and Child Health Data Report
    This report provides information on the health status and service needs of pregnant women, infants, children, including children with special health care needs, and adolescents in Washington State. The report has three sections: health outcomes and health behaviors, publicly funded social and health services, and appendices.
  • MCH Epidemiology and Statistics Program
    The MCH Epidemiology and Statistics Program is dedicated to the goal of helping MCH practitioners on the federal, state, and local levels to improve their capacity to gather, analyze, and use data for planning and policymaking. Links to Children with Special Health Care Needs Chartbook 2009-2010, National Survey of Children's Health Data Books, Children with Special Health Care Needs Chartbook 2005-2006, Child Health USA Data Books, and Women's Health USA Data Books.
  • MCH Data Connect
    This Harvard School of Public Health Web site provides a ongoing comprehensive database catalog of MCH datasets, interactive tools, and other data resources for public health professionals, researchers, practitioners, policy makers and students. The catalog is searchable using three different strategies.
  • MCH Timeline: History, Legacy, and Resources for Education and Practice
    This interactive Web site, developed by HRSA's Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB), displays a timeline of historical events in maternal and child health in the US from 1798 to the present. These events may be further explored by group (public health and medicine, government and policy), by topic (infant mortality, systems of care, performance and accountability), by decade, or by title. Detailed narratives containing images, historical perspectives, current issues, and related resources are provided for select topics and events.
  • National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center
    This center provides support to state and community health professionals, program administrators, educators, policymakers, and others with the goal of improving oral health services for infants, children, adolescents, and their families. The resource center collaborates with federal, state, and local agencies; national and state organizations and associations; and foundations to gather, develop, and share information and materials.
  • Quick Health Data Online
    This database, provided by the US Department of Health and Human Services' (HRSA) Office on Women's Health, includes comprehensive county-level health data for both women and men from 1998-2004 on a variety of topics: mortality, infectious and chronic diseases, mental health, reproductive health, maternal health, violence and abuse, illness prevention, and access to care.
  • Child Health USA 2013
    Online version of the data book, Child Health USA 2013, published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration in January 2014. Highlights emerging issues and trends in child health. Includes current and historical data on some of the most pressing health challenges facing children, their families and their communities, and reports on the health status and service needs of America's children.
  • Women's Health USA 2013
    Online version of the data book, Women's Health USA 2013, published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration in January 2014. Highlights emerging issues and trends in women's health. Includes current and historical data on some of the most pressing health challenges facing women, their families and their communities, and reports on the health status and service needs of America's women.
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Washington State Government
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Washington State Associations and Organzations
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US Government
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