Overview of Courses

  • “Sweetened Beverage Taxes: Rationale, Effectiveness, and Lessons from the Field”
    Jessie Jones-Smith, Associate Professor, University of Washington, Seattle, School of Public Health, Departments of Health Services and Epidemiology. 
  • “Amplifying MCH Nutrition Impact Using I+PSE Approaches – Short Course”
    Angie Tagtow, MS, RD, LD, Founder & Chief Strategist, Äkta Strategies, LLC. 

This short course offers capacity building tools to drive Title V MCH transformation by integrating direct service initiatives with policy (organizational/ public), system (simple/complex) and environmental (built/natural) approaches. This short course will explore how the I+PSE (Individual plus PSE) Conceptual Framework for Action can support innovative strategies that advance Title V MCH nutrition services, specifically by building and leveraging multi-sectoral partnerships. MCH teams can apply information from online modules, recorded webinars, articles, worksheets, case studies, and reflection to identify, plan, and implement policy, system, and environmental strategies further building Title V MCH capacity, practice-based evidence, and community/population impact. 

  • “Working Upstream: Title V Nutrition Leading Adaptively”
    Jeannine Herrick, Adjunct Instructor, UNC, Gillings School of Global Public Health and Public Health Leadership Department,  Senior Staff, National Maternal Child Health Workforce Development Center. 

This session will introduce concepts related to adaptive and change leadership to help participants understand the foundational leadership principles and processes that are helpful to guide workforce shifts towards new directions. Participants will be introduced to tools and methods to use in collective design and development efforts to tackle hard to solve upstream challenges related to state nutrition efforts for maternal child health populations.

This session has five short recorded components with a corresponding handout for each section. 

  • Thinking Adaptively
  • Change Leadership
  • Shifting Upstream
  • Root Causes
  • Planning for Upstream Impacts

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