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October 2014 printable calendar of HSCMD sponsored training
 
*These are MANDATORY for all Healthy Start Coalition providers.
 
Wednesday, October 01, 2014
  Sharing and Caring: A Perinatal Loss Seminar - Day 3 of 3
Homewood Suites Miami Blue Lagoon
9:00 AM

This 2.5-day facilitator training provides individuals the tools needed to effectively start and run support groups and work with families who have experienced the tragic death of a baby through early pregnancy loss, stillbirth, or in the first few months of life. Pertinent topics such as the rights of parents; the grief process; and how to gain the support of hospital staff will be explored.

Intended audience: social workers, counselors, nurses, hospital chaplains and individuals who want to start a Share Group.

Please note: Individuals who attend this training are not recommended to attend either Compassionate Caring When a Baby Dies or Perinatal Loss: Strategies for Healthcare Professionals due to content overlap.

Space is limited. 

A Light Lunch will be provided on Day 2 and Day 3 of the Seminar

Registration Fee: $250. Registration and payment must be received by Thursday, September 25, 2014.  Registration and payment on-site the day the seminar begins will result in an increased registration fee of $300.

*Please note: You will only need to register for the first day of the training (September 29th) in order to be automatically registered for all three days. 

Payment Options: You may pay via PayPal, Company Check or Cash

Company Checks made payable to the Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade may be mailed in advance to:

Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade

Attention: Fiscal Department

7205 NW 19th Street, Suite 500

Miami, FL  33126

*Please include a copy of your registration confirmation with your check

Payments may also be made online at:

http://www.hscmd.org/Donations.asp 

CEUs: ComForcare Home Care is approved by the Florida Board of Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling to provide 15.0 continuing education credits. Provider #50-15019. ComForcare Home Care is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing to provide 15.0 continuing education credits. Provider #50-15019. (No partial credit will be awarded) 

 

  FIMR Case Review Team (CRT) Monthly Meeting
Dade County Medical Association
6:00 PM

The Fetal and Infant Mortality Review (FIMR) Case Review Team (CRT) Meets monthly to examine de-idemtified cases of fetal and infant deaths in order to achieve a better future for all children and families. Each case reviewed provides us with an opportunity to look more broadly at community and system circumstances. 

Only FIMR CRT members and pre-approved guests may attend this meeting.  Click here to learn more about FIMR and to download a FIMR Membership Application.

 

  

 

 

  Perinatal Loss: Strategies for Healthcare Professionals
Homewood Suites Miami Blue Lagoon
6:00 PM

At the end of this 2-hour professional development seminar, individuals will be able to:

1. Describe two evidence-based models of grief and attachment which can be used to assess the depth of the grief process of families experiencing a perinatal loss.

2. Describe the rights of parents who have experienced the death of a baby and detail an effective presentation style for exploring these choices with parents.

3. Describe 3 components necessary for developing and maintaining a team-based approach in caregiving when a baby dies.

Intended audience: physicians, nurses, social workers, counselors, hospital chaplains, home visitors and other professionals working in the field of maternal, infant and child health 

A Light Dinner will be provided beginning at 5:30pm.

Registration Fee: $15. Registration and payment must be received by Monday, September 29, 2014.

Payment Options: You may pay via PayPal, Company Check or Cash

Company Checks made payable to the Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade may be mailed in advance to:

Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade

Attention: Fiscal Department

7205 NW 19th Street, Suite 500

Miami, FL  33126

*Please include a copy of your registration confirmation with your check.

Payments may also be made online at:

http://www.hscmd.org/Donations.asp 

CEUs: ComForcare Home Care is approved by the Florida Board of Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling to provide 2.0 continuing education credits. Provider #50-15019. ComForcare Home Care is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing to provide 2.0 continuing education credits. Provider #50-15019. (No partial credit will be awarded)

 

 

 
Friday, October 10, 2014
  * Systems Information Group (SIG) / Health Management System (HMS) Calls - Mandatory for Healthy Start Contracted Providers
Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade *New Address
10:00 AM

Attendance is mandatory for Healthy Start Contracted Provider Program Managers, as important issues are discussed that affect all organizations. Program Managers must listen-in on the teleconference at the Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade office.

10:00am - 11:00am Systems Information Group (SIG) Calls: Call-In number is (888) 670-3525 / Access Code is 9848996431.These statewide teleconferences take place the second Friday of every month. 

 

  * Health Management Systems Follow-up Meeting - HMS Follow-up Meeting - Mandatory for all HSCPís
Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade *New Address
11:00 AM

Attendance is mandatory for Healthy Start Contracted Provider Program Managers, as important issues are discussed that affect all organizations. Program Managers must attend at the Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade office.

11:00am - 1:00pm Health Management System (HMS) Follow-up Meetings. These meetings take place the second Friday of every month immediately following the SIG calls.

 

 
Saturday, October 18, 2014
  Mommy, Daddy and Me - Toddlers - Central Area (ENG) - Topic: Toilet Training with Art Project
Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade *New Address
10:00 AM
These groups are for mothers, fathers and toddlers (1 and 2 years of age). Different topics are discussed every month. The parents chose the topic.
 

 
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
  Coding Q & A
Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade *New Address
9:30 AM
This meeting is geared towards Program Managers as well as Quality Assurance or designated staff and will serve as an open forum to address Healthy Start coding questions and concerns.  As the Healthy Start system of care continues to evolve, there are many questions regarding documentation and coding which arise.  These meetings will provide ongoing opportunities for Healthy Start Program Managers and/or designated staff to receive clarification in order to minimize errors and assure that all Healthy Start coding and documentation is accurate per the requirements of the Coalition and funder(s).
 

 
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
  Mommy, Daddy and Me Touchpoints Support Group - Infants - Central Area (ENG) - Topic: Introducing Solids...and Beyond
Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade *New Address
10:00 AM

This group is for participants of either Health Connect in the Early Years or Healthy Start programs. 

This group is for new parents and their babies (birth to 12 months) to gather for support and to learn about various parenting topics.  Each group will begin with discussion of a topic followed by time for parents to ask questions and support each other in parenting a new baby. 

Topics discussed include: Infant Massage, Bonding & Attachment, Calming Your Baby, Baby Sign Language and many more. 

 

 

 
Thursday, October 30, 2014
  Smoking Cessation and Reduction in Pregnancy Treatment (SCRIPT) Certification Training
Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade *New Address
9:30 AM

This four-hour workshop is designed to train health professionals, including Healthy Start Care Coordinators, to promote and implement the Smoking Cessation and Reduction in Pregnancy Treatment (SCRIPT) Program. SCRIPT is an award winning, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality(AHRQ)-approved, evidence-based program designed to help pregnant women quit smoking. This training will provide insight and skills on how SCRIPT can become a part of routine care for pregnant women and women with infants.
Individuals who complete this four-hour training will receive a Certificate of Completion for the 4-hour Florida SCRIPT Staff Training.

Up to 3.0 Continuing Education Units have been approved for Nurses, Social Workers, CHES and CPH.  Suwannee River Area Health Education Center, Inc. is a Florida Board of Nursing, Respiratory Care, Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling approved provider of continuing education. CE Broker Provider ID #50-1922. This program meets the requirements for up to 3.0 contact hours.

Cost for CE credit is $20.  Payments may be submitted online via check or credit card to the Suwannee River Area Health Education Center.  Individuals who qualify and wish to apply for CEUs will be provided additional payment information at the training.

  

 

At this time, participation in this training is limited to individuals who are Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade (HSCMD) staff or HSCMD's network of Healthy Start Contracted Service Providers.  Please contact the  HSCMD Training Department at training@hscmd.org or 305-541-0210 with any inquiries about this training.

 

  Lunch & Learn: Tobacco Education & Cessation/SCRIPT Coding Supplement
Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade *New Address
1:45 PM

In this 1.5 hour workshop, information related to the provision of and coding for Healthy Start Tobacco Education & Cessation/SCRIPT Program services will be reviewed.  Guidance regarding appropriate documentation will be provided.  All Healthy Start Contracted Provider staff who participate in the 4-Hour Smoking Cessation and Reduction in Pregnancy Treatment (SCRIPT) Certification Training are required to participate in this 1.5 hour workshop. 

Lunch will be provided to participants. 

 

 

NOVEMBER 2014
 
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
  FIMR Case Review Team (CRT) Monthly Meeting
Dade County Medical Association
6:00 PM

The Fetal and Infant Mortality Review (FIMR) Case Review Team (CRT) Meets monthly to examine de-idemtified cases of fetal and infant deaths in order to achieve a better future for all children and families. Each case reviewed provides us with an opportunity to look more broadly at community and system circumstances. 

Only FIMR CRT members and pre-approved guests may attend this meeting.  Click here to learn more about FIMR and to download a FIMR Membership Application.

 

  

 

 

 
Thursday, November 06, 2014
  Smoking Cessation and Reduction in Pregnancy Treatment (SCRIPT) Certification Training
Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade *New Address
9:30 AM

This four-hour workshop is designed to train health professionals, including Healthy Start Care Coordinators, to promote and implement the Smoking Cessation and Reduction in Pregnancy Treatment (SCRIPT) Program. SCRIPT is an award winning, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality(AHRQ)-approved, evidence-based program designed to help pregnant women quit smoking. This training will provide insight and skills on how SCRIPT can become a part of routine care for pregnant women and women with infants.
Individuals who complete this four-hour training will receive a Certificate of Completion for the 4-hour Florida SCRIPT Staff Training.

Up to 3.0 Continuing Education Units have been approved for Nurses, Social Workers, CHES and CPH.  Suwannee River Area Health Education Center, Inc. is a Florida Board of Nursing, Respiratory Care, Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling approved provider of continuing education. CE Broker Provider ID #50-1922. This program meets the requirements for up to 3.0 contact hours.

Cost for CE credit is $20.  Payments may be submitted online via check or credit card to the Suwannee River Area Health Education Center.  Individuals who qualify and wish to apply for CEUs will be provided additional payment information at the training.

  

 

At this time, participation in this training is limited to individuals who are Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade (HSCMD) staff or HSCMD's network of Healthy Start Contracted Service Providers.  Please contact the  HSCMD Training Department at training@hscmd.org or 305-541-0210 with any inquiries about this training.

 

  Lunch & Learn: Tobacco Education & Cessation/SCRIPT Coding Supplement
Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade *New Address
1:45 PM

In this 1.5 hour workshop, information related to the provision of and coding for Healthy Start Tobacco Education & Cessation/SCRIPT Program services will be reviewed.  Guidance regarding appropriate documentation will be provided.  All Healthy Start Contracted Provider staff who participate in the 4-Hour Smoking Cessation and Reduction in Pregnancy Treatment (SCRIPT) Certification Training are required to participate in this 1.5 hour workshop. 

Lunch will be provided to participants. 

 

 

 
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
  * Infant Maternal and Reproductive Health (IMRH) Meet-Me Conference Call - Mandatory for HSCMD Contracted Providers
Teleconference
10:00 AM

Infant Maternal and Reproductive Health (IMRH) Meet-Me Conference Calls. These are facilitated by the Florida Department of Health. Different topics are discussed every time. Every Contracted Provider should participate by having at least one staff member listen in. No need to register, just call.

 

 
Friday, November 14, 2014
  * Systems Information Group (SIG) / Health Management System (HMS) Calls - Mandatory for Healthy Start Contracted Providers
Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade *New Address
10:00 AM

Attendance is mandatory for Healthy Start Contracted Provider Program Managers, as important issues are discussed that affect all organizations. Program Managers must listen-in on the teleconference at the Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade office.

10:00am - 11:00am Systems Information Group (SIG) Calls: Call-In number is (888) 670-3525 / Access Code is 9848996431.These statewide teleconferences take place the second Friday of every month. 

 

  * Health Management Systems Follow-up Meeting - HMS Follow-up Meeting - Mandatory for all HSCPís
Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade *New Address
11:00 AM

Attendance is mandatory for Healthy Start Contracted Provider Program Managers, as important issues are discussed that affect all organizations. Program Managers must attend at the Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade office.

11:00am - 1:00pm Health Management System (HMS) Follow-up Meetings. These meetings take place the second Friday of every month immediately following the SIG calls.

 

 
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
  FIMR CAG/BIHPI CAT
Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade *New Address
6:00 PM

The Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade (HSCMD) is convening a meeting of the following committees:

  • Fetal Infant Mortality Review (FIMR) Community Action Group (CAG) 
  • Black Infant Health Practice Initiative (BIHPI) Community Action Team (CAT)

We appreciate your commitment to be actively engaged in this process of working to reduce infant mortality and eliminating disparities! Your leadership and participation are needed. We hope you are able to attend. 

 

 

A light dinner will be served at 5:30 pm.

The meeting will begin at 6:00 pm and end at 8:00 pm

 

 
Friday, November 21, 2014
  Smoking Cessation and Reduction in Pregnancy Treatment (SCRIPT) Certification Training
Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade *New Address
9:30 AM

This four-hour workshop is designed to train health professionals, including Healthy Start Care Coordinators, to promote and implement the Smoking Cessation and Reduction in Pregnancy Treatment (SCRIPT) Program. SCRIPT is an award winning, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality(AHRQ)-approved, evidence-based program designed to help pregnant women quit smoking. This training will provide insight and skills on how SCRIPT can become a part of routine care for pregnant women and women with infants.
Individuals who complete this four-hour training will receive a Certificate of Completion for the 4-hour Florida SCRIPT Staff Training.

Up to 3.0 Continuing Education Units have been approved for Nurses, Social Workers, CHES and CPH.  Suwannee River Area Health Education Center, Inc. is a Florida Board of Nursing, Respiratory Care, Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling approved provider of continuing education. CE Broker Provider ID #50-1922. This program meets the requirements for up to 3.0 contact hours.

Cost for CE credit is $20.  Payments may be submitted online via check or credit card to the Suwannee River Area Health Education Center.  Individuals who qualify and wish to apply for CEUs will be provided additional payment information at the training.

  

 

At this time, participation in this training is limited to individuals who are Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade (HSCMD) staff or HSCMD's network of Healthy Start Contracted Service Providers.  Please contact the  HSCMD Training Department at training@hscmd.org or 305-541-0210 with any inquiries about this training.

 

  Lunch & Learn: Tobacco Education & Cessation/SCRIPT Coding Supplement
Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade *New Address
1:45 PM

In this 1.5 hour workshop, information related to the provision of and coding for Healthy Start Tobacco Education & Cessation/SCRIPT Program services will be reviewed.  Guidance regarding appropriate documentation will be provided.  All Healthy Start Contracted Provider staff who participate in the 4-Hour Smoking Cessation and Reduction in Pregnancy Treatment (SCRIPT) Certification Training are required to participate in this 1.5 hour workshop. 

Lunch will be provided to participants. 

 

 

 
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
  * Healthy Start Contracted Providersí Meeting - Maternal, Infant, and Child Health (MICH) Provider Committee Meeting
Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade *New Address
9:30 AM
This meeting is mandatory for all organizations that are contracted by the Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade to provide Healthy Start services. You must RSVP by registering every single staff member who will attend this meeting.
 

DECEMBER 2014
 
Wednesday, December 03, 2014
  FIMR Case Review Team (CRT) Monthly Meeting
Dade County Medical Association
6:00 PM

The Fetal and Infant Mortality Review (FIMR) Case Review Team (CRT) Meets monthly to examine de-idemtified cases of fetal and infant deaths in order to achieve a better future for all children and families. Each case reviewed provides us with an opportunity to look more broadly at community and system circumstances. 

Only FIMR CRT members and pre-approved guests may attend this meeting.  Click here to learn more about FIMR and to download a FIMR Membership Application.

 

  

 

 

 
Friday, December 05, 2014
  HSCMD Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony 2014
Jungle Island / Treetop Ballroom
11:30 AM

Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony 2014

"I Was Here"

 

Friday, December 5, 2014

11:30 am to 1:30 pm 

Jungle Island
Treetop Ballroom
1111 Parrot Jungle Trail
Miami, FL 33132

 

 
Friday, December 12, 2014
  * Systems Information Group (SIG) / Health Management System (HMS) Calls - Mandatory for Healthy Start Contracted Providers
Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade *New Address
10:00 AM

Attendance is mandatory for Healthy Start Contracted Provider Program Managers, as important issues are discussed that affect all organizations. Program Managers must listen-in on the teleconference at the Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade office.

10:00am - 11:00am Systems Information Group (SIG) Calls: Call-In number is (888) 670-3525 / Access Code is 9848996431.These statewide teleconferences take place the second Friday of every month. 

 

  * Health Management Systems Follow-up Meeting - HMS Follow-up Meeting - Mandatory for all HSCP’s
Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade *New Address
11:00 AM

Attendance is mandatory for Healthy Start Contracted Provider Program Managers, as important issues are discussed that affect all organizations. Program Managers must attend at the Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade office.

11:00am - 1:00pm Health Management System (HMS) Follow-up Meetings. These meetings take place the second Friday of every month immediately following the SIG calls.

 

 
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
  Coding and HMS Training for New Staff - Healthy Start Coding Training
Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade *New Address
9:30 AM

The Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade is having its 2012-2013 coding training for all Healthy Start Contracted Providers. This training will be specifically for staffs who meet the following criteria:

  • Are new staff members in Healthy Start
  • Have been with Healthy Start between 0 - 2 years 

The training will cover the following, but not limited to: 

  • Overview of the Healthy Start Program
  • Overview of the Healthy Start Standards and Guidelines
  • How to utilize the Health Management System (HMS)How to properly register a client to include linking at registration and IC form
  • How to complete an Initial Contact, Initial Assessment, Family Support Plan and Care Coordination activities How to provide care coordination services
  • How to provide wraparound services (requirements, coding, documentation, etc.) 
 

 
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
  Coding Q & A
Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade *New Address
9:30 AM
This meeting is geared towards Program Managers as well as Quality Assurance or designated staff and will serve as an open forum to address Healthy Start coding questions and concerns.  As the Healthy Start system of care continues to evolve, there are many questions regarding documentation and coding which arise.  These meetings will provide ongoing opportunities for Healthy Start Program Managers and/or designated staff to receive clarification in order to minimize errors and assure that all Healthy Start coding and documentation is accurate per the requirements of the Coalition and funder(s).
 

JANUARY 2015
 
Wednesday, January 07, 2015
  FIMR Case Review Team (CRT) Monthly Meeting
Dade County Medical Association
6:00 PM

The Fetal and Infant Mortality Review (FIMR) Case Review Team (CRT) Meets monthly to examine de-idemtified cases of fetal and infant deaths in order to achieve a better future for all children and families. Each case reviewed provides us with an opportunity to look more broadly at community and system circumstances. 

Only FIMR CRT members and pre-approved guests may attend this meeting.  Click here to learn more about FIMR and to download a FIMR Membership Application.

 

  

 

 

 
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11/20/2014
HSCMD EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING
 
12/5/2014
HSCMD Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony 2014
 
1/15/2015
HSCMD EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING
 
2/24/2015
HSCMD BOARD of DIRECTORS' MEETING
 
3/19/2015
HSCMD EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING
 
4/28/2015
HSCMD BOARD of DIRECTORS' MEETING
 
5/21/2015
HSCMD EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING
 
6/23/2015
HSCMD BOARD of DIRECTORS' MEETING
 
 
May is Melanoma Awareness Month
 
National Child Abuse Prevention Month
 
National Infant Immunization Week - April 26 - May 3, 2014
 
Affirming Fatherhood Conference 2014
 
2013 News: Pregnant and the Flu Vaccine
 
HSCMD Moving Announcement
 
Congratulations! Six New Sites Selected to Implement Home Visiting Programs
 
C-Section Rates - Third Year Stability in Numbers
 
Big baby boom: Supersize Deliveries have Doctors Worried
 
New Data Reports at the Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade website
 
Social Media - Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade is HERE
 
Healthy People 2020 - Maternal, Infant and Child Health Goals
 
Maternal and Infant Mortality Rates Reduced by Peer Support
 
Twelve studies show benefits of home visiting programs
 
La Leche League Meetings