2009 F2F HIC Grantee Meeting

Participants at 2009 F2F HIC Grantee MeetingThe 2009 Annual Family-to-Family Health Information Centers Grantees meeting was held on May 5 and 6, 2009 at the Marriot Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, DC. On Tuesday afternoon, MCHB Project Officers, Diana Denboba and Linda Honberg, welcomed the F2F HIC grantees and State Implementation grantees to a special joint meeting. Throughout the afternoon, both grantee groups listened to presentations relevant to their work in the states. During breakout sessions and the evening reception, participants were encouraged to share their ideas and perspectives and to find ways in which they could work together to sustain the movement of involving families as partners. On Wednesday, F2F Grantees met separately from the State Implementation grantees to hear presentations and discuss issues releventant to F2F centers.


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Session Presentations and Accompanying Materials

  • Welcome and Introduction
    Diana Denboba and Lynda Honberg (MCHB)

  • Plenary: Data Matters!
    Christina Bethell, PhD, MBA, MPH – CAHMI: Data-Driven Partnership Partnership-Driven Data
    James Resnick, James A. Resnick, MHS, Public Health Analyst, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Office of Data and Program Development: Impact and Power of Data

  • Partners Are Us!
    Pat Heu, State of Hawaii Department of Health and Leolinda Parlin, Hilopa’a Family-to-Family Health Information Center: The Power of Partnerships - Ka mana o na hui

    Monique Winslow, North Carolina Department of Health and Wendy Ward, Exceptional Children’s Assistance Centre, NC

  • The Whys and Hows of Collecting Data on Race/Ethnicity

  • Developing Budgets and Budget Justification

  • Families Helping Families: Brainstorming Session on Strategies to Meet Challenges in Helping Families in Your State