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Resource: 4th Trimester Project

The 4th Trimester Project is an amazing resource for new moms. This resource aims to be inclusive of all bodies and mothers, including transgender and non-binary people. It incorporates information on many postpartum topics, such as self-care after birth, how to build a support network, caring for your child, and videos experiences from other mothers. […]

Resource: Online Course of 2018 Health Disparities Round Table

We were extremely proud to cosponsor the 2018 Health Disparities Round Table: Incarceration – A Public Health Issue. The successful event took place in April with almost 400 individuals in attendance and was moderated by MCH alumna Dr. Rebecca Shlafer. The even is now available as an online course for which you can register here.  Once […]

Resource: Video Training on Children’s Mental Health

The Ramsey County Children’s Mental Health Collaborative worked within the community for a year and half to create a special project. Children’s Mental Health: The Whole Story is a locally-produced, documentary-style training film about children’s mental health and trauma. The film is narrated by a teen with mental illness and uses real stories from families […]

Resource: Connecting the Dots – An Overview of the Links Among Multiple Forms of Violence

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the Prevention Institute created this publication to describe research about the connections between different forms of violence and how they impact communities.   Research finds that people who experience or are exposed to one form of violence are more likely to be a victim of other forms […]

Resource: Incidents of Mass Violence

Incidents of mass violence are human-caused tragedies that can impact whole communities and the country at large. These types of disasters, which include shootings and acts of terrorism, often occur without warning and can happen anywhere. Learn from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) about who is most at risk for emotional distress […]

Resource: Striving to Reduce Youth Violence Everywhere (STRYVE)

STRYVE, created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, provides a user-friendly interface to help public health researchers develop initiatives to prevent youth violence in their communities and measure the intervention’s outcomes and efficacy. Participants are guided in planning, implementation, and evaluation processes and have access to a library of evidence-based practices and data visualization […]

Resource: New HEADS UP Resources from the CDC

Keeping children and teens healthy and safe is always a top priority. The new HEADS UP site helps others recognize, respond to, and minimize the risk of concussion or other serious brain injuries. It provides information about brain injury basics, helmet safety, concussion laws, for parents, providers, and schools. Public health professionals can check out the toolkit to […]

Guest Post: Reflection on caring for refugees in Lesbos, Greece

Charles Oberg, former director of the Maternal and Child Health MPH Program, recently returned from Lesbos Greece where he helped serve thousands of refugees. Below is a reflection of his experience. By Charles Oberg, MD, MPH As President Trump’s proposed U.S. refugee travel ban continues to work its way through the courts, I make a plea […]

Video: Resilience–Trauma & Early Childhood Development Discussion Guide for Child Welfare

In partnership with the University of Minnesota’s Institute of Child Development, CASCW created Core Story 5: Resilience. This video is a part of the Trauma and Early Childhood Development Discussion Guide for Child Welfare developed in partnership with the Center for Early Education and Development, which will be released in October 2015. Children are incredibly […]