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Training

Current and past trainings along with web sites listed below are just a few examples that you may use to obtain Contact Hour credit when available. You will need to follow instructions for receiving credit from the Women's Health Branch (WHB) or other web sites. Make sure you maintain your receipt of credits from each training in a file for documentation purposes. Share this page with all local women's health staff including your enhanced role nurses, clinicians, health educators, nutritionists, social workers, etc. If you locate other web sites that women's health staff can use, please email the web address/URL to Mary Rodgers.

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Training

 Women's Health Non-Required Trainings - Updated 08/31/17

 1. Breastfeeding: Making it Work Webinars - Added 06/21/17

Making it Work: Assisting and Engaging Employers – May 31, 2017
This recorded 90-minute webinar, featuring Cathy Carothers from Every Mother, Inc. provides information for public and private health professionals and para-professionals to learn more about how to support and engage employers who want to support moms who want to continue to breastfeed as they return to work and school.

Making it Work: Assisting and Empowering New Mothers Webinar – May 11, 2017
This recorded 90-minute webinar, featuring Cathy Carothers from Every Mother, Inc. provides information for public and private health professionals and para-professionals to learn more about how to support new moms returning to work or school who want to continue to breastfeed.  

The May 11 and 31, 2017, recorded 90-minute webinars can be accessed at the N.C. Breastfeeding Coalition website. A Certificate of Attendance is available for download at the end of each webinar. Webinar and certificate questions should be directed to Leslie deRosset.

 2. Maternal Health Billing and Coding Webinar - May 12, 2017 - (Certificate of Attendance offered) - Updated 05/16/17

The Maternal Health Billing and Coding Webinar will be held on May 12, 2017 (Friday), 9:00 - 11:00 am. Health Directors, Finance Managers, Billing & Coding Staff, Providers, Directors of Nursing and Maternal Health Nurse Coordinators are encouraged to attend. The webinar is in an effort to clarify billing/coding expectations within Maternal Health clinical services being provided in Local Health Departments (LHDs). The webinar will discuss sliding fee scale/encounter forms, standing orders and Enhanced Role Registered Nurse (ERRN), childbirth education, tobacco cessation and counseling, forms of payment, billing for antepartum care, Pregnancy Medical Home (PMH) Program, maternity/obstetrical Billing, prenatal patients with high risk diagnosis, and opportunities for agency decision.

 Roster, Handout, and Certificate

  • Each agency should complete one roster when possible. The completed roster and this same roster with additional names should be emailed (preferred) to Mary Rodgers or faxed to Mary R. at 919-870-4827. It is the sender’s responsibility to confirm fax receipt. The Maternal Health Nurse Coordinator or Director of Nursing should keep the roster for additional staff to complete.
  • Download handout (PDF, 652 KB).
  • Each attendee of the live or archived webinar should complete the short online evaluation to download a Certificate of Completion.

 Webinar Recording

Listen to the 2 hour recording.

General instructions to view the recording are as follows.

  • Please allow time for the recording to load. Depending upon your connection, it may load in a few seconds or several minutes.
  • When viewing the recording if 2 speakers are speaking at one time or another issue occurs, please press the “pause playback” button and press the “resume playback” button to correct the issue.
  • Adjust your internal or external computer speaker volume as needed to hear the presenters.
  • The recording can be heard by using the Microsoft Internet Explorer and the Mozilla Firefox web browsers.
  • Direct questions about the recording to Mary Rodgers.

 3. Addressing Breastfeeding Disparities in North Carolina: Theoretical and Practical Approaches - April 26, 2017 - (Certificate of Attendance offered) - Added 03/29/17

The North Carolina Division of Public Health, Women and Children’s Health Section offered a free live 60-minute webinar entitled: Addressing Breastfeeding Disparities in North Carolina: Theoretical and Practical Approaches on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 from 12pm to 1pm. The objectives are as follows.

  • Increase awareness of infant mortality and breastfeeding.
  • Identify the gaps between breastfeeding after hospital discharge with racial and socioeconomic disparities.
  • Foster the collaboration between community partners and provide tools to support breastfeeding initiation and duration on the state and local level. 

This webinar is applicable for para-professionals and professionals working with women of childbearing age and their families who wants to increase their knowledge and skills in breastfeeding support, including:

  • Nurses
  • Physician Assistants
  • WIC Staff
  • Certified Nurse Midwives
  • Registered Dieticians and Nutritionists
  • Health Educators
  • Social Workers
  • Community Health Workers
  • Breastfeeding Peer Educators
  • Other para-professionals

 Webinar Recording - TBA

General instructions to view the recording are as follows.

  • Please allow time for the recording to load. Depending upon your connection, it may load in a few seconds or several minutes.
  • When viewing the recording if 2 speakers are speaking at one time or another issue occurs, please press the “pause playback” button and press the “resume playback” button to correct the issue.
  • Adjust your internal or external computer speaker volume as needed to hear the presenters.
  • The recording can be heard by using the Microsoft Internet Explorer and the Mozilla Firefox web browsers.
  • Direct questions about the recording to Leslie deRosset.

 4. Women’s Health Agreement Addenda Webinar - March 22, 2017 - (No CEs offered) - Updated 05/31/17

The Women’s Health FY 2017-2018 Agreement Addenda Webinar was held on March 22, 2017 (Wednesday), 9:00 - 11:00 am. Directors, managers and lead staff in supervision were encouraged to attend. The webinar discussed the changes to the FY 2016-2017 LOW-Risk Maternal Health and the Family Planning Agreement Addenda. The information should help agencies understand the changes and reasons for those changes.

If your agency receives funding for High Risk Maternity Clinic Services, that webinar was held on March 22, 2017 (Wednesday), 11:15 - 11:45 am. Directors, managers and lead staff in supervision were encouraged to attend. The webinar discussed the changes to the FY 2017-2018 HIGH-Risk Maternity Clinic Services Agreement Addenda. The information should help agencies understand the changes and reasons for those changes.

Trainer's Names

  • Debbie Farb, RN, BSN, MPH, IBCLC – State Family Planning Nurse Consultant, Women’s Health Branch
  • Sarah Conte, DNP, MSN, RN – State Maternal Health Nurse Consultant, Women’s Health Branch

  Roster and Certificate - Updated 03/22/17

Each attendee of the live or archived webinar should complete the short online survey to document attendance and to download a Certificate of Completion.

Handouts - Updated 05/31/17

9 -11 am Webinar: LOW-Risk Maternal Health & Family Planning Agreement Addenda

Slides - Family Planning (your choice to print as black and white or color copy)

Slides - Maternal Health, Low-Risk (your choice to print as black and white or color copy)

Optional handouts to download (emailed to agency mid-February):

11:15 - 11:45 am Webinar: HIGH-Risk Maternity Clinic Services Agreement Addenda (only for an agency that receives funding for High-Risk Maternity Clinic Services)

Slides - Maternal Health, High-Risk (your choice to print as black and white or color copy)

Optional handout to download (emailed to agency mid-February):

Webinar Recording - Updated 03/24/17

General instructions to view the recording are as follows.

  • Please allow time for the recording to load. Depending upon your connection, it may load in a few seconds or several minutes.
  • When viewing the recording if 2 speakers are speaking at one time or another issue occurs, please press the “pause playback” button and press the “resume playback” button to correct the issue.
  • Adjust your internal or external computer speaker volume as needed to hear the presenters.
  • The recording can be heard by using the Microsoft Internet Explorer and the Mozilla Firefox web browsers.
  • Direct questions about the recording to Mary Rodgers.

 5. Long-Acting Reversible Contraception: Clinical Education for Providers - February 3, 2017 - (No CEs offered) - Added 03/06/17

The Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC): Clinical Education for Providers Webinar, originally aired on Friday, February 3, 2017. This webinar is designed for MDs, Nurse Practitioners, Certified Nurse Midwives, Physician Assistants and other health care professionals, who work in either public or private clinics and with women of childbearing age.

The sixty-minute webinar features presentations by Drs. Matt Zerden, Velma Taormina and Julia Oat-Judge on the following topics:

  • Implementing same-day insertion practices
  • Improving and enhancing tiered counseling and interactive counseling with patients
  • ACOG (The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists) of recommendations for immediate postpartum LARC insertion
  • Accessing and receiving training on LARC insertion and removal

Handout

Choose one slide set in color or in black and white to print or review while viewing the webinar recording.

Webinar Recording

Listen to the Long Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC): Clinical Education for Providers Webinar.

General instructions to view the recording are as follows.

  • Please allow time for the recording to load. Depending upon your connection, it may load in a few seconds or several minutes.
  • When viewing the recording if 2 speakers are speaking at one time or another issue occurs, please press the “pause playback” button and press the “resume playback” button to correct the issue.
  • Adjust your internal or external computer speaker volume as needed to hear the presenters.
  • The recording can be heard by using the Microsoft Internet Explorer and the Mozilla Firefox web browsers.
  • Direct questions about the recording to Leslie deRosset.

 6. Give Birth to Hope: A Unique Approach to Public Cord Blood Donation Webinar - August 31, 2016 - (1.0 Contact Hour)

The Give Birth to Hope: A Unique Approach to Public Cord Blood Donation Webinar was on August 31, 2016 (Wednesday), 9:00 - 10:00 am. Health Care Providers, Nurses, OB Care Managers (OBCMs) and Social Workers are encouraged to view the archived webinar recording. The webinar addresses:

  • the Carolinas Cord Blood Banking Program.
  • information about the cord blood donation and collection process to be able to share information with pregnant women.
  • the potential life-saving options through the Be The Match registry.

Presenters

  • David Hall, MD
  • Jessica J. Burgess, BA; Marketing Manager, Carolinas Cord Blood Bank
  • Deborah Wood, BEd; Collection Sites Coordinator, Carolinas Cord Blood Bank

Roster, Slides, Evaluation, and Certificate

  1. The agency viewing the live and archived webinar MUST download and complete ONE PAPER Roster (PDF, 300 KB) dated August 31, 2016 - August 31, 2018; therefore, staff will sign one copy for the agency or site. Contact the Maternal Health Nurse Coordinator and Nursing Director/Supervisor for the one copy of the webinar roster.
    • The completed webinar roster dated August 31, 2016 - August 31, 2018 should be emailed to Mary Rodgers when new names are added. The roster can also be faxed to Mary R. at 919-870-4827. If faxed, it was the responsibility of the agency sender to confirm receipt with Mary Rodgers.
    • ALL columns on the PAPER roster must be completed to comply with continuing education requirements. Additional pages can be added to the ONE ROSTER and sent to Mary Rodgers when more names are added.
  2. Slides (PDF, 2.1 MB)
  3. Staff viewing the webinar must complete the evaluation to download the Documentation of Completion Certificate at the end of the evaluation. NOTE: If you have problems answering any evaluation questions, copy and paste the https:// evaluation survey address and complete the survey in another web browser like Google Chrome or Firefox. You may also try completing the evaluation survey on another computer. If problems persist, contact your local computer IT staff. 

Webinar Recording

Listen to the Give Birth to Hope: A Unique Approach to Public Cord Blood Donation Webinar.

General instructions to view the recording are as follows.

  • Please allow time for the recording to load. Depending upon your connection, it may load in a few seconds or several minutes.
  • When viewing the recording if 2 speakers are speaking at one time or another issue occurs, please press the “pause playback” button and press the “resume playback” button to correct the issue.
  • Adjust your internal or external computer speaker volume as needed to hear the presenters.
  • The recording can be heard by using the Microsoft Internet Explorer and the Mozilla Firefox web browsers.
  • Direct questions about the recording to Mary Rodgers.

 7. Sustaining the Gains: Improving Community Outcomes for Maternal and Child Health - June 2016 - (No CEs offered) - Added 10/03/16

This webinar addresses how local health department (LHD) can continue their early collective impact successes. The objectives of the webinar are to: highlight the outcomes and successes of the local health departments and their partners during the pre-application planning phase of the Improving Community Outcomes for Maternal and Child Health; describe strategies for sustaining health system improvements; explore tools for sustainability; highlight three LHD and partner successes; and brainstorm opportunities to increase local sustainability. The webinar is approximately 74 minutes.

Audience
The webinar is ideal for local and state public health agencies, federally qualified health centers, public/private health care providers, local public and private hospitals, faith-based and community members, and community based organizations collaborating with local health departments.

Presenters

  • Leslie deRosset, Program Manager, Division of Public Health, Women’s Health Branch
  • Amy Mullenix, Senior Collaboration Manager, National MCH Workforce Development Center, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
  • Dorothy Cilenti, Center Director, National MCH Workforce Development Center, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
  • Jennifer Hardee, Program Manager, Pitt County Health Department
  • Shelby Smith, Human Services Planner & Evaluator, Alamance County Health Department
  • Rasheeda McDaniels, Program Manager, Buncombe County Health and Human Services Department

Handout

Sustaining the Gains (PDF, 2 MB)

Webinar Link

View the recording.

General instructions to view the recording are as follows:

  • Please allow time for the recording to load. Depending upon your connection, it may load in a few seconds or several minutes.
  • When viewing the recording if 2 speakers are speaking at one time or another issue occurs, please press the “pause playback” button and press the “resume playback” button to correct the issue.
  • Adjust your internal or external computer speaker volume as needed to hear the presenters.
  • The recording can be heard by using the Microsoft Internet Explorer and the Mozilla Firefox web browsers.
  • Direct questions about the recording to Leslie deRosset.

 8. Aim for the Bullseye: Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) and Pregnancy Prevention in North Carolina - February 2016 - (No CEs offered)

This webinar, which addresses Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) both in North Carolina and nationally, was originally taped in February 2016. The webinar addresses: trends, counseling recommendations, immediate postpartum LARC, training providers on LARC insertion, and barriers and solutions to LARC use in NC.

Continuing education credit is not available. The webinar is approximately 20 minutes.

Audience

The webinar is ideal for local and state public health agencies, federally qualified health centers, and public/private health care providers currently offering family planning services who want to expand their knowledge of LARC methods.

Presenter

Debbie Farb, RN, BSN, MPH, IBCLC, Family Planning Nurse Consultant, Women’s Health Branch

Handout

LARC (PDF, 1.5 MB)

Webinar Link

Click to view the recording.

General instructions to view the recording are as follows:

  • Please allow time for the recording to load. Depending upon your connection, it may load in a few seconds or several minutes.
  • When viewing the recording if 2 speakers are speaking at one time or another issue occurs, please press the “pause playback” button and press the “resume playback” button to correct the issue.
  • Adjust your internal or external computer speaker volume as needed to hear the presenters.
  • The recording can be heard by using the Microsoft Internet Explorer and the Mozilla Firefox web browsers.
  • Direct questions about the recording to Leslie deRosset.

 9. Tobacco Interventions that Work: Improving Birth Outcomes, Reducing Infant Mortality and Improving the Health Status of Children 0-5 - February 2016 - (No CEs offered)

The Women’s and Children’s Health Section (WCHS), in collaboration with the Tobacco Control and Prevention Branch in the Chronic Disease and Injury Section and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Center for Maternal and Infant Health presented a live webinar in February 2016 on evidence-based tobacco strategies to reach the maternal and child health population.

Although there aren’t any continuing education credit available for this webinar, the webinar is ideal to learn more about evidence-based strategies to address tobacco use in North Carolina. The webinar is approximately 90 minutes.

Audience

The target audience for the webinar is any local and state public health state, community-based organization, federally qualified community health center or public/private health care provider that currently counsel or would like to counsel North Carolinians (men, women, caregivers, adolescents, etc.) about tobacco and secondhand smoke.

Presenters

  • Judy Ruffin, Preconception Health Program Manager, Women’s Health Branch
  • Erin McClain, Program Manager, You Quit Two Quit, University of North Carolina Center for Maternal and Child Health
  • Pam Diggs, Director of Local Program Development and Regulations, Tobacco Prevention and Control Branch
  • Joyce Swetlick, Director of Tobacco Cessation, Tobacco Prevention and Control Branch
  • Ann Staples, Director of Communications and Media, Tobacco Prevention and Control Branch
  • Jeremy Drehmer, Program Manager, Clinic Efforts to Address Secondhand Smoke Exposure (CEASE), Massachusetts General Hospital

Handout

Tobacco Intervention (PDF, 7 MB)

Webinar Link

Click to view the recording.

General instructions to view the recording are as follows:

  • Please allow time for the recording to load. Depending upon your connection, it may load in a few seconds or several minutes.
  • When viewing the recording if 2 speakers are speaking at one time or another issue occurs, please press the “pause playback” button and press the “resume playback” button to correct the issue.
  • Adjust your internal or external computer speaker volume as needed to hear the presenters.
  • The recording can be heard by using the Microsoft Internet Explorer and the Mozilla Firefox web browsers.
  • Direct questions about the recording to Leslie deRosset.

 10. Breastfeeding Strategies that Work to Reduce Infant Mortality - (No CEs offered)

The Women’s and Children’s Health Section (WCHS) first recorded this webinar in February 2016 on evidence-based breastfeeding strategies to reach the maternal and child health population. The webinar focuses on increasing the knowledge and awareness of federal, state, and local breastfeeding policies, services, and resources as well as information on the 10 Steps for Successful Breastfeeding strategy as it relates to local health departments, counties and hospitals.

Although there aren’t any continuing education credit available for this webinar, the webinar is ideal to learn more about evidence-based strategies to address breastfeeding in North Carolina. The webinar is approximately 24 minutes.

Audience

The audience for the webinar is any local health departments, community-based organizations, federally qualified community health centers, hospitals, state officials, or public/private health care providers that provide care for preconception, prenatal or post-partum/interconception women.

Presenters and Contact Information

  • Corrine Giannini, RD, LDN, Nutrition Program Consultant, Women’s Health Branch, 919-707-5694, Corinne Giannini
  • Tonya Daniel, IBCLC, Young Families Connect Program Coordinator, Women’s Health Branch, 919-707-5680, Tonya Daniel

For additional information, please also contact:

Grisel M. Rivera, MPH, RD, IBCLC, State Breastfeeding Coordinator, Nutrition Services Branch, 919 707 5781, Grisel Rivera

Handout

Breastfeeding (PDF, 915 KB)

Webinar Link

Click to view the recording.

General instructions to view the recording are as follows:

  • Please allow time for the recording to load. Depending upon your connection, it may load in a few seconds or several minutes.
  • When viewing the recording if 2 speakers are speaking at one time or another issue occurs, please press the “pause playback” button and press the “resume playback” button to correct the issue.
  • Adjust your internal or external computer speaker volume as needed to hear the presenters.
  • The recording can be heard by using the Microsoft Internet Explorer and the Mozilla Firefox web browsers.
  • Direct questions about the recording to Leslie deRosset.

 11. New and Improved “Be Smart” Family Planning Program Webinar - December 10, 2014; 1:00 p.m.– 2:30 p.m. - (No CEs offered)

The New & Improved “Be Smart” Family Planning Program Webinar was on Wednesday, December 10, 2014, 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Medical providers, coordinators, health educators, administrative staff, financial assistance staff, eligibility workers and/or anyone who is involved in Family Planning will find the webinar helpful in answering questions about the Medicaid “Be Smart” Family Planning (FP) program. The webinar will help agencies understand the changes and reasons for those changes. An amendment to the Medicaid State Plan was approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to convert the "Be Smart" Family Planning Waiver to the "Be Smart" Family Planning Program, effective October 1, 2014. The name is being changed to reflect that the program is no longer a waiver (demonstration); the "Be Smart" designation will be maintained to minimize confusion.

Agenda

  • Program’s Benefits & Goals
  • Difference Between the New “Be Smart” FP Program State Plan Amendment (SPA) and the old FP Waiver (who is covered, service coverage)
  • Service Limits
  • General Billing Tips
  • Application Process

Trainer's Names

Cheryl Kovar, PhD, MSN, RN, CNS – State Family Planning Nurse Consultant, Women’s Health Branch
Marcia Swartz, M.S.W. – “Be Smart” Family Planning Program Manager, Women’s Health Branch

Roster and Certificate

After viewing the live or archived webinar, please complete the ONLINE roster and download the Certificate of Completion. There is NO continuing education (CE) credit.

Handouts

Optional handouts to download:

Webinar Recording

Listen to webinar recording.

General instructions to view the recording are as follows.

  • Please allow time for the recording to load. Depending upon your connection, it may load in a few seconds or several minutes.
  • When viewing the recording if 2 speakers are speaking at one time or another issue occurs, please press the “pause playback” button and press the “resume playback” button to correct the issue.
  • Adjust your internal or external computer speaker volume as needed to hear the presenters.
  • The recording can be heard by using the Microsoft Internet Explorer and the Mozilla Firefox web browsers.
  • Direct questions about the recording to Mary Rodgers.

 12. Protecting the Vulnerable from Lead Exposure During Pregnancy Webinar - (CEs are no longer available) - Updated 05/03/17

05/03/17 Update: The State Lab initiated the availability of Prenatal Lab Testing in July 2016 for Local Health Departments ONLY! July 19, 2016 Memo (PDF, 1 MB)

Archived Webinar: 2015 Clinical Lead Training: Enhancing Strategies to Protect Young Children from Lead Poisoning

The archived recording entitled Protecting the Vulnerable from Lead Exposure During Pregnancy Webinar on March 5, 2013 can be viewed.

Description: The webinar archive describes the health effects of lead exposure among pregnant women and how North Carolina (N.C.) is providing screening and education. Lead exposure during pregnancy and breastfeeding can result in permanent adverse health effects to the fetus. The webinar archive addresses:

  • Risk factors.
  • Available screening and education tools.
  • Management of elevated blood lead levels in pregnancy in accordance with CDC’s 2010 Lead and Pregnancy Guidelines.

Registration Instructions:

To access the archived webinar, go to UNC's archived webinar page. You must enter your contact information for continuing education purposes. Once the information is entered, you will be prompted to click a link to view the webinar. Handouts may be downloaded.

Please direct any questions to Neasha Graves.

 Required Title X/Family Planning Trainings - Updated 11/17/17

1. Family Planning Staff Title X Orientation and Annual Trainings Checklists and Template Training Policies

2. Compliance with the state mandatory reporting laws has been a longstanding Title X requirement beginning with its inclusion in the FY 1999 appropriations language. The Federal Office of Population Affairs (OPA) has increased its efforts towards ensuring that each Title X agency is compliant with state laws regarding notification of the reporting of child abuse, child molestation, sexual abuse, rape or incest, as well as federal anti-trafficking laws. OPA and the Women’s Health Branch (WHB) will continue to closely monitor Title X agencies regarding adherence to federal and state laws, internal policies and completion and storage of yearly training documentation. The Title X Orientation webinar for the federal Title X program is also important to understand the program and its requirements.

The Local Health Director or designated staff is responsible for assuring these training requirements are met and may carry out that responsibility however she/he chooses. This component will be monitored by the Regional Women’s Health Nurse Consultants during future monitoring site visits.

 A. Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect - Updated 11/17/17

Due to 2017 NC Legislature law changes, the archived Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect 2015-2016 Webinar was removed.

On Monday, April 16, 2018, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm, the Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect 2017-2019 Webinar will be offered. Please save the date and time to view and complete the training requirements for CURRENT and NEW Family Planning staff, staff paid with Title X funds and/or other employees the agency may require who provides direct services to FP clients.

  • The webinar will be recorded.
  • By Thursday, June 21, 2018 close of business, all staff required to take the course must complete the training requirements to comply with the 2017 federal Title X training requirements.
  • Further webinar details will be announced by March 30, 2018.
  • The Family Planning and Reproductive Health Unit is responsible for providing information and training about North Carolina (NC) laws related to Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect.

 B. Human Trafficking - Updated 11/17/17

The Family Planning National Training Center (FPNTC) of Service Delivery’s archived “Human Trafficking in the Family Planning Setting Webinar” was broadcast on June 25, 2013, 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 pm. The trainers' names were Becky Owens Bullard, M.A. and Dr. Tonya Chaffee.

Upon completion of the webinar, the participants will be able to:

  1. Recognize the signs that indicate a human trafficking victim in a family planning setting.
  2. Describe steps to respond to and assist victims of human trafficking when they present in a family planning setting.

CURRENT Family Planning Staff

By Friday, January 19, 2018, ONLY CURRENT Family Planning staff paid with Title X funds and/or other employees the agency may require who provide direct services to FP clients must complete the following five steps to comply with the federal Title X program’s training requirement in North Carolina.

  1. Create a Family Planning National Training Center (FPNTC) training account, login and enroll to review the webinar handout from the archived Human Trafficking in the Family Planning Setting Webinar.
  2. View any two (2) Human Trafficking Prevention Resources (PDF, 154 KB) individually or as a group. When choosing a group viewing, discussion is encouraged.
  3. Complete the NC roster survey to document the review of the archived webinar handout and the review of any 2 Human Trafficking Prevention Resources. At the end of the online NC roster survey, print the NC 2017-2018 Human Trafficking Certificate of Completion. Each employee should keep a certificate copy for their personal file. Do NOT send the certificate and there is no roster to email to Mary Rodgers. There is NO nursing continuing education credit available.
  4. CURRENT employees will locate the FP Nurse Coordinator and/or Nursing Director/Supervisor/Manager, give the NC 2017-2018 Certificate to her/him AND complete the Family Planning Staff Title X Orientation and Annual Trainings Checklists (XLS, 44 47 KB). Staff will no longer use the Family Planning/Title X Required Yearly Training Sheet to document this training; however, the sheet should remain in the local files to provide documentation that past training was completed for state and federal monitorings.
  5. As of Monday, January 22, 2018, ONLY CURRENT Family Planning staff paid with Title X funds and/or other employees the agency may require who provide direct services to FP clients should have completed the 1 - 4 steps above to comply with the federal 2017 Title X program’s training requirement in North Carolina.

NEW Family Planning Staff

Within the first thirty (30) days of employment, NEW Family Planning staff paid with Title X funds and/or other employees the agency may require who provide direct services to FP clients must complete the following 1 – 3 steps to comply with the federal Title X program’s training requirement in North Carolina.

  1. Create a Family Planning National Training Center (FPNTC) training account, login and enroll, to view the archived Human Trafficking in the Family Planning Setting Webinar and handout AND view any two (2) Human Trafficking Prevention Resources (PDF, 154 KB) individually or as a group. When choosing a group viewing, discussion is encouraged. Depending upon your internet connection, it may take 5 minutes or more to download the archived recording. If you have download issues, try another web browser like Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome, try downloading it at different times of the day and/or consult the local IT staff.
  2. Complete the NC roster survey to document the review of the archived webinar handout and the review of any 2 Human Trafficking Prevention Resources. At the end of the online NC roster survey, print the NC 2017-2018 Human Trafficking Certificate of Completion. Each employee should keep a NC certificate copy for their personal file. Do NOT send the certificate and there is no roster to email to Mary Rodgers. There is NO nursing continuing education credit available.
  3. NEW employees will locate the FP Nurse Coordinator and/or Nursing Director/ Supervisor/Manager, give the NC 2017-2018 Certificate to her/him AND complete the Family Planning Staff Title X Orientation and Annual Trainings Checklists (XLS, 44 47 KB). Staff will no longer use the Family Planning/Title X Required Yearly Training Sheet to document this training.

 C. Title X Orientation - Updated 11/17/17

Within the first thirty (30) days of employment, the Title X Orientation: Program Requirements for Title X Funded Family Planning Projects eLearning course is REQUIRED to be taken ONLY ONCE by NEW Family Planning staff and/or other employees the agency may require who provide direct services to FP clients. The Family Planning National Training Center (FPNTC) is the sponsor of the course.

Complete all 3 steps below to comply with the 2017 and 2018 federal Title X program’s training requirement in North Carolina.

  1. Each NEW employee will create a Family Planning National Training Center (FPNTC) training account, log in and enroll in the Title X Orientation: Program Requirements for Title X Funded Family Planning Projects eLearning course. Follow the FPNTC instructions in creating and accessing your training account. Depending upon your internet connection, it may take 5 minutes or more to download the archived recording. If you have download issues, try another web browser like Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome, try downloading it at different times of the day and/or consult the local IT staff.
  2. At the end of the course, each NEW employee will click the “Click HERE” button to complete the online FPNTC evaluation and download a FPNTC Certificate of Completion OR Continuing Education Certificate. Each person should keep a certificate copy for their personal file. If problems occur, the attendee must contact the FPNTC. Do NOT send the certificate and there is no roster to email to Mary Rodgers.
  3. Each NEW employee will locate the FP Nurse Coordinator and/or Nursing Director/Supervisor/Manager, give the course Certificate to her/him AND complete the Family Planning Staff Title X Orientation and Annual Trainings Checklists (XLS, 44 KB). Staff will no longer use the Family Planning/Title X Required Yearly Training Sheet to document this training.

 Pregnancy Care Management Training

 Pregnancy Care Management: Lessons Learned from the Field Training - September 19, 2013

Description: The Women’s Health Branch Regional Social Work Consultants presented the topic “Pregnancy Care Management: Lessons Learned from the Field” at the North Carolina Public Health Association’s Annual Educational Conference in Asheville, NC on September 19, 2013. Direct any content questions to your Women’s Health Regional Social Work Consultant.

Trainer’s Names:
Tonya Dennis, LCSW, MSW- Eastern Region Social Work Consultant
Tracy Hamilton, ACSW, MSW - Northern Region Social Work Consultant
Deborah Smith, LCSWA, MSW - Southern Region Social Work Consultant
Kelly Spangler, LCSW, MSW, MPA - Western Region Social Work Consultant

 Handouts

 Pregnancy Care Management Quality Improvement Training – August 27, 2013

Description: The Pregnancy Care Management Quality Improvement Training was held 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at the Village Inn Event Center, Clemmons, NC.

Pregnancy Care Management supervisors, Pregnancy Care Managers, and others involved in oversight of local Pregnancy Care Management programs were encouraged to attend the in-person training. Contact hours for the in-person training were provided through Northwest Area Health Education Center, following attendance at the in-person session and the completion of a post-event online evaluation. Direct any content questions to your Women’s Health Regional Social Work Consultant.

Learning Objectives:

By the end of the training session, participants will be able to:

  1. Provide three examples of using data to develop Quality Improvement activities for Pregnancy Care Management.
  2. Describe two techniques for developing patient-centered care management interventions.
  3. List three best practices for building effective relationships with Pregnancy Medical Home providers.

 Handouts

Media Review Training

Title X Family Planning Media Review is required by all local health departments in North Carolina. North Carolina Health Departments are required to submit a summary of their Family Planning Media review meeting, with DHHS 3491 (PDF, 31 KB) forms filled out to Program Consultant, Family Planning and Reproductive Health Unit, Women’s Health Branch, 1929 MSC, Raleigh, NC 27699. If no new materials are added in a year, a letter stating that should be sent to the same address.

If you have questions regarding Media Review, please call 919-707-5695.

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