NV Statewide Maternal and Child Health Coalition 
Healthy moms and children strengthen Nevada
NV Statewide Maternal and Child Health Coalition

Welcome New Member
Danielle Stage

2017 Coalition Meetings North and South
Northern Nevada MCH Coaltion - Holiday Potluck and Sock Exchange, December 19th, Washoe County Health District, 
9:30-11:00am.
January and February Coalition meetings will be held on the 4th Monday of the month, January 23rd and February 27th.  Potluck and meetings are held at Washoe County Health District from 9:30am - 11:00am.

Southern Nevada MCH Coalition - SNMCH is offering Southern Nevada members to host a meeting, would your organization be interested in hosting a MCH Coalition meeting?  We have February, March, May, June, September, October, and November available, contact the Coalition Coordinator for more information.  The first meeting of the year will be held at Positively Kids on January 10th (agenda to be sent in January)  thanks Positively Kids! 

Mission:
  To provide leadership in partnership with public and private organizations to improve the physical and mental health, safety and well-being of the maternal and child health population in Nevada including children with special health care needs.

Please help in recruiting new members that can support the mission.  Attached is a membership form
  

 MCH News & Updates 

Family TIES of Nevada
Family TIES is pleased to host a Parent Information and Learning Session in December on "Managed Care 101", presented by Amerigroup. 
 
Join us for an informal but informative session on the elements, vocabulary, and value of a managed care approach to services and supports for children with disabilities and specialized health care needs, their families and family members with disabilities.   What is "Managed Care?"  What value does it bring to families who have members with particular health care needs and disabilities?  What should you know to be an informed stakeholder as Nevada considers changing how healthcare and services and supports are delivered to our families?
 
Pat Nobbie, parent and advocate from the Disability Policy Engagement team at Amerigroup, will share information, listen to your concerns and answer questions.   Limited seating.  Please register early.  Snacks and refreshments served.
 
Las Vegas
December 7th 2016
6:00-8:00 pm
 
University of Nevada Cooperative Extension
8050 Paradise Road 
Suite 100
Las Vegas NV, 89123
For more information and to register please click  here

Reno
December 8th 2016 
6:00-8:00 pm

Nevada Early Intervention Services
2667 Enterprise Road
Reno, NV  89512
For more information and to register please click here 

 
The following links provides an overview of the screening requirements for children enrolled in Medicaid and CHIP
and also identifies steps that states can take to improve lead screening efforts in order to reach children at risk of elevated blood lead levels (EBLLs).  

To view the informational bulletin, visit medicaid.gov .  For more information on lead and other Early and Periodic Screening, diagnostic and Treatment (EPSDT) benefits, click here.


The Nevada Public Health Training Center and the University of Nevada School of Medicine present the
Nevada Public Health ECHO Series
Skin Cancer Prevention 
presented by Cari Herington, MBA

Tuesday, December 13th
12:00 - 1:00 pm PST

AMCHP Annual Conference 2017
Engagement with Intention: 
Inclusivity, Diversity & Non-Traditional Partnerships
March 4 - 7, 2017
Kansas City, MO

Nevada Network Against Domestic Violence
Hanging out or Hooking up?
Nevada Network Against Domestic Violence is holding this very popular workshop designed for adults providing services to teens and teen peer educators who wish to learn about relationship abuse and the promotion of health relationships.

Reno
December 14th 2016
8:30 -12:00 pm

Washoe County School District Office
380 Edison Way (South Training Room)
Reno, NV 89502
For more information please click here 
To register click here
 
 

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