TA Resource Catalog

This catalog includes all TA products, including training recordings and written products, developed by the COVID-19 Health Equity TA Collaborative for OT21-2103 grant recipients. It will be updated as new products are developed during the grant cycle.

Medicaid and Public Health Partnerships to Advance Equity

ASTHO, Center for Health Care Strategies, and WE in the World are offering technical assistance resources for OT21-2103 recipients to support partnerships with Medicaid. The recorded webinar highlights partnership strategies for public health Medicaid and health systems, as well as provides an overview of WE in the World’s Pathways to Population Health Equity (P2PHE framework)

COVID-19 OT21-2103 Novel and Emerging Practice Studies (NEPS): Disseminating Evaluation Studies from Phase 1 OT21-2103 Sites and Evaluation Partners

This webinar, held on November 3, 2023, featured four OT21-2103 recipients that implemented novel and emerging practices (NEPS) that were evaluated by Public Health Institutes (PHIs) and evaluation partners as a part of the National Initiative to Address COVID-19 Health Disparities Among Populations at High-Risk and Underserved, Including Racial and Ethnic Minority Populations and Rural Communities. Join NNPHI, the four OT21-2103 recipients, and the PHIs to hear about the NEPS studies and their impact on COVID-19 health equity outcomes in their communities. The webinar slide are available here.

The Role of Health Professionals in Identifying the Social Needs of Hispanic Patients Webinar

The Role of Health Professionals in Identifying the Social Needs of Hispanic Patients webinar, recorded on July 28th, 2023, was developed for healthcare professionals. The purpose of the webinar was to address strategies to identify social needs to improve the health of the Hispanic population and how health professionals can improve people’s health outcomes by using the Questionnaire to address Social Determinants of Health in Hispanic Patients. The speakers were Carlos Rodríguez, PhD, MPHE, MCHES,professor at George Washington University, and Mariela Alvarado, DrPH, MPH, the epidemiologist at the Puerto Rico Public Health Trust.

Healthy Homes, Jobs, and Minds Webinar

This webinar, presented by Puerto Rico Public Health Trust (PRPHT) on July 6th, 2023, focused on how employment and housing can influence mental health. The webinar recording is available on the PRPHTYouTube channel.

The Social Determinants of Health in the Hispanic Population: Building Health Equity

This short training prepared by Puerto Rico Public Health Trust is aimed at all health professionals and all organizations that have a direct impact on the health of our communities. This course aims to define the SDoH, how to achieve health equity, and the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the health inequities and mental health conditions in the Hispanic population. The training is 7 chapters in Spanish and includes captions and audio.

Beyond The Journal Article

This interactive workshop, hosted by NNPHI, featured Dr. Rachael Lussos from Graham Associates, who provided tips for communicating about best practices, lessons learned, or other insights in venues other than peer-reviewed journal articles.  This workshop, recorded on July 20, 2023, is intended for OT21-2103 recipients at state, local, US territorial and freely associated state health departments, as well as public health partners such as community-based organizations, evaluators, practitioners, and public health institutes that were part of the OT21-2103 initiative. During the workshop, attendees learn and practice techniques on the following topics:  Deciding to publish in other venues  Choosing a type of venue  Analyzing the audience and purpose of a nontraditional publication  Editing to reach nonacademic audiences  Using Plain Language The presentation slides can be found here.

Los Determinantes Sociales de la Salud en la Población de Hispananos

l contenido de este curso busca abordar los determinantes sociales de la salud en la población hispana de Estados Unidos y Puerto Rico para alcanzar la equidad en salud. También, brinda especial énfasis en conocer los efectos de la pandemia del COVID-19 como detonante en disparidades de la salud y afecciones de la salud mental en la población. | The content of this course seeks to address the social determinants of health in the Hispanic population of the United States and Puerto Rico to achieve health equity. It also places special emphasis on knowing the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic as a trigger on health disparities and mental health conditions in the population. [En Español]

Health Literary Series – Session III

Through this three-part series, hosted by NNPHI, Dr. Lindsay Rosenfeld presents on health literacy and its related assessments. In Session III: Removing Structural Barriers: How can we make it easier for people to access, navigate and use health and health-related services?, recorded on June 15, 2023, focus is given to environment assessment.  The content explores various types of environment assessment (e.g., physical spaces, online spaces, navigation, and processes). Here are the session slides and transcripts.

Health Literary Series – Session II

Through this three-part series, hosted by NNPHI, Dr. Lindsay Rosenfeld presents on health literacy and its related assessments. In Session II: Removing Barriers to Information: How can we make it easier for people to find, understand, and use health information?, from June 8, 2023, particular focus was given to information assessment. In this session, learn how to develop capacity that can implement immediately and over time, on your own or with your team or programs.  Here are the slides and transcripts.

Health Literacy Webinar Series – Session I

Through this three-part series, hosted by NNPHI, Dr. Lindsay Rosenfeld presents on health literacy and its related assessments. In Session I: Removing Barriers: Organizational Health Literacy as a Tool for Health Equity, from June 1, 2023, health literacy, specifically organizational health literacy as defined by Healthy People 2030, was discussed, and various aspects of applying a health literacy lens to work in departments of health was explored. Additionally, this session has content for developing capacity that can be implemented immediately and over time, on your own, or with your team and programs. Here are the session slides and transcripts

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