Healthy Generations eNewsletter
1. MCH Student Authors Gender Policy Report Article
4. Student Spotlight: How Did Morgan Collins and Lexie Adams use Quantitative and Qualitative Data to Understand the Needs of Hennepin County Residents?
5. MCH Trainee Blog Competency 12: Policy
Deanna from Drexel University’s Maternal and Child Health Catalyst Program and Stephanie from the University of Illinois Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health describe how their work on a needs assessment at the Pennsylvania Department of Health can inform future policy and program planning.
The Center is proud to co-sponsor the following event:
6. WellShare International Bridge to Health 2020
7. Well-being of Parents and Children During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A National Survey
This survey evaluated how parents and children have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Results show about ¼ of parents had a decrease in mental health and 14% of children declined in behavioral health since March 2020. Additionally, about 10% of families reported food insecurity since March 2020.
8. National Prenatal To Three Research Policy Summit: Building a State Policy Roadmap to Strengthen the Earliest Years
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 ┃11:00 AM - 2:00 PM CST
This summit will bring the early childhood field together to: learn about the newest findings on the science of the developing child, discuss how policy choices can lead to or reduce racial disparities, launch the 2020 Prenatal-to-3 State Policy Roadmap, and hear from state leaders about using the evidence-driven roadmap to strengthen prenatal-to-3 systems of care in their state.
9. Attracting and Recruiting with Inclusiveness in Mind
Monday, September 21, 2020 ┃2:00 - 3:00 PM CST
Join the MN Department of Human Services (DHS) director of diversity recruitment and retention for a webinar that will explore inclusive strategies organizations can employ to attract and recruit qualified people with different backgrounds and identities.
10. National Maternal Health Innovation Symposium
Wednesday, September 23 & Thursday, September 24, 2020 ┃ 1:00 - 4:00 PM CST
The mission of the Maternal Health Learning and Innovation Center is to foster collaboration and learning among diverse stakeholders to accelerate evidence-informed interventions advancing equitable maternal health outcomes through engagement, innovation, and policy.
11. Take a Pause–Put a Policy in Place: Digital Wellbeing for Home, School, and Workplace
Schools and organizations have an opportunity to implement key policies and practices to support a more balanced relationship with technology and to promote well-being. LiveMore ScreenLess is listening with intention and leading the conversation about digital wellbeing in Minnesota. This webinar is part of MDH’s monthly Mental Well-Being and Resilience Learning Community sessions.
12. Systemic Racism, Health Disparities, and COVID-19: Leading through Complex Trauma with Resilience and Hope
Thursday, October 8, 2020 ┃2:00 PM - 3:00 PM CST
Join this event and learn about the tools for supporting individuals as they develop healing and resiliency around complex trauma.
13. Certificate Program: Phoenix Learning Xchange
14. Guide: Centering Equity in Health and Housing Partnerships in Times of Crisis and Beyond
This paper addresses how health centers, other health system providers, and housing partners can center considerations of equity in their shared work to address the needs of people most impacted by structural racism and its impact on health and social determinants of health, including Black people, people of color, and Indigenous people.
15. Report: Cultivating a Health Equity Ecosystem–Lessons Learned from the Eliminating Health Disparities Initiative
This report reflects on MN’s investment in the Eliminating Health Disparities Initiative (EHDI) grant and its impact over the years.
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