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MCH training program hosts family-Centered care seminar

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Individuals seeking to “Develop a Greater Understanding and Commitment to the Elements of Family-Centered Care” are invited to a seminar sponsored by the Maternal and Child Health Leadership Training Program.

The full day session is on Friday, April 18 from 9am-4:30pm in the USF College of Public Health Auditorium, 13201 Bruce B. Downs Blvd. in Tampa.

Family-centered care is defined as “ensuring the health and well-being of children and their families through a respectful family-professional partnership.”  Some of the featured speakers who will address this topic include Abraham Salinas, MD, PhD, Pat Grosz, PhD, RN, and Martha Coulter, DrPH, MSW.

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The seminar is free and open to the public, but seating is limited. Attendees are strongly encouraged to RSVP by April 15 to Ms. Ankita Patel at apatel92@health.usf.edu.

The Maternal and Child Health Leadership Training Program is funded by a grant from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, a division of the US Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration.  The program holds seminars throughout the year on cultural competence, family-centered care, and interdisciplinary practice.

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The USF College of Public Health is the parent organization for Maternal and Child Health Leadership Training Program.  Its academic home is the Department of Community and Family Health.

This event satisfies continuing education requirements for certification in public health (CPH).

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