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Posted 7/28/2021 (updated 9/2/2021)
This handbook is intended to address this particular set of workplace issues- namely those that arise from experiences of loss, grief and trauma. These issues can surface within the workplace itself, or can be imported into the work setting from workers’ personal lives. This handbook will be useful for managers, supervisors and human resource specialists who are interested in developing their understanding of how the very real issues associated with loss, grief and trauma can be tackled when they show up in work settings. This handbook is a blend of theory and practice, and can be used as a resource for building effective policies and practical responses to the complexities of managing grief, loss and bereavement in the workplace.
Posted 5/19/2021 (updated 9/2/2021)
CA Bridge, a program of the Public Health Institute, works to ensure that all people with substance use disorder receive 24/7 access to high-quality care in every California health system. Addiction treatment should be part of standard medical practice in the emergency department and inpatient settings in order to increase treatment access and save lives.
Posted 2/23/2021 (updated 9/2/2021)
The Maternal and Child Health Update includes findings from a survey of senior state and territory health officials regarding MCH policy topics. Questions are modified from year to year to address new and emerging issues, with the latest iteration focused on Governors’ MCH priorities, coverage and payment reforms, health equity, behavioral health, health workforce, and improving health outcomes. Multiple agencies from states and territories contributed to the survey, including MCH Directors, Medicaid Directors, and Governors’ offices. Because the survey was designed before the COVID-19 pandemic, NGA conducted a supplemental survey focused on COVID-19 related MCH considerations and released findings in August 2020.
Posted 2/17/2021 (updated 9/2/2021)
Globally, the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic has adversely affected many people’s mental health, including pregnant women and clinicians who provide maternity care, and threatens to develop into a mental health pandemic. Trauma-informed care is a framework that takes into account the effect that past trauma can have on current behavior and the ability to cope and can help to minimize retraumatization during health care encounters. The purpose of this article is to highlight the pressing need for perinatal clinicians, including nurses, midwives, physicians, doulas, nurse leaders, and nurse administrators, to be educated about the principles of trauma-informed care so that they can support the mental health of pregnant women, themselves, and members of the care team during the pandemic.
Posted 2/4/2021 (updated 9/2/2021)
This webinar explored the common symptoms related to compassion fatigue and identified resiliency skills to help eliminate stress and improve engagement and overall well-being. Participants left with short- and long-term skills as well as were invited to practice selected skills during the webinar.
Posted 2/3/2021 (updated 9/2/2021)
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) published results of a study to determine what Americans think about getting immunized with the COVID-19 vaccine. Of a group of 1,878 participants, the greatest reluctance to get a vaccine was found among African-Americans (34%), Hispanics (29%), rural dwellers (29%), and those who had children at home (25%).
Posted 1/13/2021 (updated 9/2/2021)
The HCUP Summary Trend Tables include monthly information on hospital utilization derived from the HCUP State Inpatient Databases (SID) and HCUP State Emergency Department Databases (SEDD). Information on emergency department (ED) utilization is dependent on availability of HCUP data; not all HCUP Partners participate in the SEDD.
Posted 12/29/2020 (updated 9/2/2021)
Whereas outpatient treatment with medication for opioid use disorder (MOUD) is evidence based, there is a large network of inpatient facilities in the US that are reimbursed by commercial insurers and do not typically offer MOUD. This study is a comparison of rates of overdose and hospitalization after initiation of medication for Opioid Use Disorder in the inpatient vs outpatient setting.
Posted 12/16/2020 (updated 9/2/2021)
The curriculum focuses on the effects of substance abuse on families, parenting, and the parent-child relationship, incorporating Joan and Eric Erickson’s eight themes of growth spanning the life cycle and the Stone Center’s Self-in-Relation theory of women’s development. Combining experiential and didactic exercises, this approach is designed to enhance parents’ self-awareness and thereby increase understanding of their children.
Posted 12/9/2020 (updated 9/2/2021)
The outbreak of Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people and communities. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Learn how to recognize the signs, how to cope and ways to support.