Three concentration areas were developed based on training needs identified in the Association of MCH Programs (AMCHP) Workforce Assessment Survey, as well as the MCH Training Strategic Plan and the HRSA Priorities.
You can either:
1. Go through the tutorials individually by viewing them online and then taking the quiz at the end, or
2. Go through them as a group by downloading the PDF versions of the tutorials and using the toolkits for the quiz and additional activities
Both options include video clips, so please make sure your computer volume is turned on and you have access to headphones if needed. You will only receive a Certificate of Completion if you do the tutorials online. The PowerPoint versions of each tutorial are available upon request. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like us to send them to you.
The Health Communications tutorial section is divided up into four subsections: An Introduction to Health Communication, Health Communication & Theory, Health Literacy, and Social Marketing & the 4 P’s. These tutorials are designed to help you define health communication, understand some some behavioral theories and how they affect individual decision making regarding health, gain skills to assess and reduce low health literacy levels, and understand commercial and social marketing differences.
The Data-Driven and Evidence-Based Program tutorials explain why evidence-based public health is important and offers examples on the appropriate times to use an evidence-based approach. The four topics covered in this tutorial group are: Evidence-Based Public Health, Developing a Logic Model, An Introduction to Grant Writing, and Finding, Understanding, and Disseminating Data and Statistics.
The Valuing Diversity & Community Partnerships tutorials will introduce you to the Four Layers of Diversity Model and discuss what it means to be culturally competent in a health care setting. In addition, this group of tutorials includes an overview of coalition development. The topics range from developing goals and reasons for creating a coalition to reviewing various organizational structures.