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November 2014 printable calendar of HSCMD sponsored training
 
*These are MANDATORY for all Healthy Start Coalition providers.
 
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.

 

 
Saturday, November 15, 2014
  Mommy, Daddy and Me - Toddlers - Central Area (ENG) - More Games to Play with Toddlers
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.

 

 

To register, call Betty at the Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade
at (305) 646-6868. 

 

Come dressed in play clothes. Groups are in English only. Seating is limited.

 

You must pre-register to attend. 

 

Please help protect our little ones: If you think you or your child is sick, do not attend the group until the illness has been treated and/or there are no symptoms.

 

 

 

 

 
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
  Nurse Family Partnership Information Session
Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade *New Address
12:30 PM

The Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade welcomes representatives from community agencies and organizations to attend an informational meeting to learn about the Nurse Family Partnership program model.  The Nurse Family Partnership is an evidence-based maternal and early childhood health program. This program model is approved by The Children's Trust. 

 

Federally Qualified Health Centers  and other community agencies/organizations that may wish to seek funding to implement a Nurse Family Partnership Program are encouraged to participate in this meeting.  Lunch will be provided.

 

***In the event you are not able to attend this information session in person, you may participate in this meeting remotely.  The information to do so is below:

 

 

Call: 1-888-670-3525

 

Code: 785 612 4902#

 

 

 
 

 
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
  Mommy, Daddy and Me Touchpoints Support Group - Infants - Central Area (ENG) - Topic: Infant Massage
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. 

 

To register, call Betty at the Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade
at (305) 646-6868. 

 

Come dressed in play clothes. Groups are in English only. Seating is limited.

 

You must pre-register to attend. 

 

Please help protect our little ones: If you think you or your child is sick, do not attend the group until the illness has been treated and/or there are no symptoms. 

 

  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.
 

  Why Healthy Babies Are Worth the Wait
Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade *New Address
1:00 PM
Learn what research tells us about the importance of reducing elective deliveries before 39 weeks of pregnancy.  Learn why it is important for women not to schedule an induction or c-section for non-medical reasons before 39 weeks of pregnancy.  A baby’s growth and development in the last few weeks of pregnancy will be reviewed. 
 

DECEMBER 2014
 
Tuesday, December 02, 2014
  Interconception Care Education Certification Training - Day 1 of 2
Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade *New Address
9:00 AM

The Interconception Care Manual is a curriculum that was designed in collaboration with community individuals with experience in the field of women’s health. It was presented at the Center for Disease Control’s Preconception Care Summit in 2005 as a model curriculum for Interconceptional Health.  The curriculum has been updated and revised in 2014.

This curriculum provides information and activities that educate women of childbearing age about important preconception care issues including: access to healthcare, baby spacing, nutrition, physical activity, maternal infections, chronic health problems, substance abuse, smoking, mental health and environmental risk factors. The curriculum is composed of 4 modules and includes multi-sensory activities. Successful completion of this  training and passing the final exam will certify attendees to teach Interconceptional Education Health Classes to women of childbearing age in our community.

Objectives:
After completion of this training, participants will:
• Describe the benefits of baby spacing for both mother and baby
• Understand the importance of annual physical exams and health screenings for optimal women’s health
• Have a greater understanding of the impact of wellness, physical activity and nutrition on women’s health
• Understand baby blues, postpartum depression and stress management

Toolkit:
Upon completion, participants will receive an educator toolkit (value $500) including:
• Birth Control Kit
• Standard Breast Model with Lumps
• Teeth Model with Toothbrush
• Folic Acid Every Day Toolkit
• Physical Activity Band
• Breast Lump Beads
• Menstrual Cycle Beads
• Body Mass Index Wheel

A Light Lunch will be provided on Day 1 and Day 2 of the training.

Registration Fee: $30. Registration and payment must be received by Tuesday, December 2, 2014. 

*Please note: You will only need to register for the first day of the training (December 2nd) in order to be automatically registered for both 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 

 

 

 
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

As of November 26, 2014 at 3:30 pm - Online Registration is Closed. Onsite Registration will be available; please ensure you have your payment - $55 per person or $500 for a table (10 people).

 Sponsorships are available and welcomed up until Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 3:00 pm. Please contact annual-meeting@hscmd.org  and request that someone contact you to assist you further. 

We look forward to seeing you there!

 

 
Tuesday, December 09, 2014
  Interconception Care Education Certification Training - Day 2 of 2
Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade *New Address
9:00 AM

The Interconception Care Manual is a curriculum that was designed in collaboration with community individuals with experience in the field of women’s health. It was presented at the Center for Disease Control’s Preconception Care Summit in 2005 as a model curriculum for Interconceptional Health.  The curriculum has been updated and revised in 2014.

This curriculum provides information and activities that educate women of childbearing age about important preconception care issues including: access to healthcare, baby spacing, nutrition, physical activity, maternal infections, chronic health problems, substance abuse, smoking, mental health and environmental risk factors. The curriculum is composed of 4 modules and includes multi-sensory activities. Successful completion of this  training and passing the final exam will certify attendees to teach Interconceptional Education Health Classes to women of childbearing age in our community.

Objectives:
After completion of this training, participants will:
• Describe the benefits of baby spacing for both mother and baby
• Understand the importance of annual physical exams and health screenings for optimal women’s health
• Have a greater understanding of the impact of wellness, physical activity and nutrition on women’s health
• Understand baby blues, postpartum depression and stress management

Toolkit:
Upon completion, participants will receive an educator toolkit (value $500) including:
• Birth Control Kit
• Standard Breast Model with Lumps
• Teeth Model with Toothbrush
• Folic Acid Every Day Toolkit
• Physical Activity Band
• Breast Lump Beads
• Menstrual Cycle Beads
• Body Mass Index Wheel

A Light Lunch will be provided on Day 1 and Day 2 of the training.

Registration Fee: $30. Registration and payment must be received by Tuesday, December 2, 2014. 

*Please note: You will only need to register for the first day of the training (December 2nd) in order to be automatically registered for both 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 

 

 

 
Thursday, December 11, 2014
  text4baby Community Meeting
United Way, Ryder Conference Room
12:00 PM

text4baby Community Meeting

Join the Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade (HSCMD) for lunch and an interactive presentation by the National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition to learn about the national text4baby service and how text4baby can help the pregnant women and new moms in our community receive critical health and safety information to keep them and their babies healthy.  

 

What is text4baby?  text4baby is a free mobile health information service for pregnant women and new moms.  It provides accurate, text-length health information and resources in a personal and timely format.  Subscribers receive weekly text messages throughout pregnancy and up until baby’s first birthday.  To learn more about text4baby, visit www.text4baby.org.

 

Who should attend?  Community leaders, front line staff and interested individuals in the field of Maternal, Infant and Child Health who work with pregnant women and/or infants up to age one. 

Lunch & Registration: 12:00 pm

Community Meeting: 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

 

 
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 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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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