Developing Evidence-Based Programs (WISH, Module 4)

Fee:None
Length: 20 minutes
Description:This training provides an overview of evidence-based practices and policies in the context of women's health and how they drive program improvements and lead to better health outcomes. It is the fourth training in a six-part series designed for those public health and/or mental health professionals who oversee health programs and services for adolescent girls and women of reproductive age. It is strongly recommended that users complete the modules in the series in sequence. To see a complete listing for the series please go to the Training Series section of this site.

The Women's Integrated Systems for Health (WISH) Online Training Series focuses on key components of an integrated approach to promoting the health of women during late adolescence and throughout the child-bearing years. This training series arose from the need for practice-based tools that advance multi-disciplinary partnership, community engagement and using evidence-based approaches grounded in proven theoretical models.
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Women's Integrated Systems for Health (WISH) was a training grant funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau and the Bureau of Health Professions in the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) in 2010-13 with a partnership between the NC Institute for Public Health and the Department of Maternal and Child Health at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and the UNC Center for Maternal and Infant Health at the UNC School of Medicine. The project focused on promoting integrative community approaches to optimize mental and physical health among adolescents and women of reproductive age.
WISH

Learning Objectives

Training Personnel

Author:

WISH Project Team

Narrator:

Rachel Wilfert, MD, MPH, CPH

NCIPH Reviewer:

Rachel Wilfert, MD, MPH, CPH

Subject Matter Expert Reviewers:

Monique C. Bethell, Ph.D
CTG Health Disparities Coordinator
Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention Section
NC Division of Public Health

Karen J. Luken, MSRA
Project Director
North Carolina Office on Disability and Health
Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC)

Connie Renz, MSW
Director, Horizons Program
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
UNC School of Medicine

Kathleen Rounds, MSW, MPH, PHD
Professor, Chair of Doctoral Program
UNC School of Social Work

The author(s) and reviewer(s) of this training have no personal financial relationships with commercial interests relevant to this presentation to disclose. Author, narrator, reviewer affiliations listed were current at the time of training development.

Competencies and Capability Functions Addressed

This training addresses selected applied epidemiology, core public health, and public health preparedness and response competencies and public health preparedness capability functions as noted below. (Please note: The following training does not provide comprehensive or in-depth treatment of specified competencies or capability functions, it provides basic knowledge of the competencies or capability functions listed below.)

Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals Tier 1
1A14. Describes how evidence (e.g., data, findings reported in peer-reviewed literature) is used in decision making (1: Analytical/Assessment Skills)
6A4. Retrieves evidence (e.g., research findings, case reports, community surveys) from print and electronic sources (e.g., PubMed, Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, The World Health Report) to support decision making (6: Public Health Science Skills)
Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals Tier 2
1B14. Makes evidence-based decisions (e.g., determining research agendas, using recommendations from The Guide to Community Preventive Services in planning population health services) (1: Analytical/Assessment Skills)
6B5. Retrieves evidence (e.g., research findings, case reports, community surveys) from print and electronic sources (e.g., PubMed, Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, The World Health Report) to support decision making (6: Public Health Science Skills)
Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals Tier 3
1C14. Makes evidence-based decisions (e.g., determining research agendas, using recommendations from The Guide to Community Preventive Services in planning population health services) (1: Analytical/Assessment Skills)

References

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Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs (AMCHP). Innovation Station. Available at: http://tinyurl.com/azenv9k

Brownson R, Fielding J, Maylahn C. (2009). Evidence-Based Public Health: A Fundamental Concept for Public Health Practice. Annu Rev Public Health, 2009, 30, 175-201.

CDC. A Framework for Program Evaluation. Available at: http://www.cdc.gov/eval/framework/index.htm.

The Cochrane Public Health Group. Available at: http://www.ph.cochrane.org.

The Community Guide: the Guide to Community Preventive Services. Available at: http://www.thecommunityguide.org/index.html.

The Community Guide: the Guide to Community Preventive Services. Mental Health & Mental Illness: Collaborative Care for the Management of Depressive Disorders. Available at: http://www.thecommunityguide.org/mentalhealth/RRcollab-care.html.

The Community Toolbox. Available at: http://ctb.ku.edu/en/default.aspx.

Fowler, Carolyn. Program Evaluation on a Shoestring. Available at: http://tinyurl.com/c6742ak.

Monheit, A.C. (Fall 2008). Using Health Insurance Premiums to Change Health Behaviors. Inquiry 45: 252-255.

National Cancer Institute. Research-tested Intervention Programs (RTIPs). Available at: https://rtips.cancer.gov/rtips.

SAMHSA. Evaluation for the Unevaluated: Program Evaluation 101. Available at: https://www.pmrts.samhsa.gov/PrevCourses/CourseInfo.aspx?cid=6.

SAMHSA. Evaluation for the Unevaluated: Program Evaluation 102. Available at: https://www.pmrts.samhsa.gov/PrevCourses/CourseInfo.aspx?cid=7.

SAMHSA. National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices. Available at: http://www.nrepp.samhsa.gov/ViewIntervention.aspx?id=123.

SAMHSA. National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices. Intervention Summary: A Woman's Path to Recovery (Based on A Woman's Addiction Workbook). Available at: http://tinyurl.com/cb9tkok.

To Access and Complete This Training:

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