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Job Title: Child & Adolescent Health Intern Winter/Spring 2018
Job Number: #I-70002
Organization: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs
Posted: 11/8/2017
Type: Internship
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Washington, DC,     
Position Description: POSITION SUMMARY The Child & Adolescent Health intern will support AMCHP’s efforts by performing a variety of activities related to the Adolescent and Young Adult Health National Resource Center (AYAH-NRC) and Learn the Signs. Act Early. (LTSAE) State Systems Grantees. General responsibilities include contributing to the development, implementation, and evaluation of program activities related to advancing the health and well-being of adolescents and young adults (ages 10-25), and to improve the early identification of children with autism and other developmental disabilities so children and families can get the services and support they need.

Principle Duties & Scope of Work AMCHP seeks a graduate student intern for Winter/Spring 2017-18. The intern will work with the Child & Adolescent Health staff on a variety of projects and initiatives. Potential projects include, but are not limited to: • Analyze data from the AYAH CoIIN National Strategy Teams (NSTs) and state projects. • Analyze data and evaluation outcomes from the Learn the Signs. Act Early State Systems projects. • Contribute to the development of “Change Packages” for Title V/MCH programs related to AYAH preventive services and systems of care. • Contribute to the development of best practices products and resource repository for the AYAH and LTSAE projects. • Conduct research on child, adolescent and young adult health topics. • Support the development, production, and dissemination of issue briefs, fact sheets and other documents on child and adolescent health topics. • Collect and solicit best practices related to child and adolescent health for AMCHP’s Innovation Station. • Organize technical assistance outreach activities, both virtually and in- person. • Participate in the development and implementation of meetings, forums, and other skills building opportunities for information sharing and exchange. • Assist with other projects within the Child and Adolescent Team, as needed. • Additional responsibilities may include: maintaining files and archiving project records; supporting meetings and conferences; coordinating distance learning opportunities such as webinars; updating and improving communication mechanisms (such as the website, newsletters); supporting data collection, analysis and reporting activities; attending meetings and conferences on behalf of AMCHP and maintaining relationships with our partners and members.

Overall Internship Program Objectives AMCHP’s intern program is designed to fulfill six objectives: 1) Enhance the intern’s understanding of Title V’s role in the public health system; 2) Allow interns to gain practical work experience; 3) Provide opportunities for interns to more fully explore their strengths and interests; 4) Benefit AMCHP members by providing them with vital information in a timely manner; 5) Provide AMCHP an opportunity to become involved in the preparation of future public health professionals; and 6) Provide AMCHP with quality personnel to supplement staff.

Qualifications: Qualifications • Currently pursuing a master degree in public health (strongly preferred) or closely-related field • Self-motivated with strong organizational skills • Strong written and oral communication skills • Excellent writing and editing skills • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously while maintaining attention to detail • Ability to work effectively in a team environment • Ability and flexibility to meet deadlines • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office programs • Knowledge and/or experience in analysis of qualitative data (preferred) • Basic understanding of maternal and child health (preferred)

Organization Description: About AMCHP The Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs is a national resource, partner and advocate for state public health leaders and others working to improve the health of women, children, youth and families, including those with special health care needs. AMCHP's members come from the highest levels of state government and include directors of maternal and child health programs, directors of programs for children with special health care needs, and other public health leaders who work with and support state maternal and child health programs. Our members directly serve all women and children nationwide, and strive to improve the health of all women, infants, children and adolescents, including those with special health care needs, by administering critical public health education and screening services, and coordinating preventive, primary and specialty care. Our membership also includes academic, advocacy and community based family health professionals, as well as families themselves. AMCHP builds successful programs by disseminating best practices; advocating on our member's behalf in Washington; providing technical assistance; convening leaders to share experiences and ideas; and advising states about involving partners to reach our common goal of healthy children, healthy families, and healthy communities.

Closing Date: 2/8/2018
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Nikeisha Ogletree,  Child & Adolescent Health Intern Winter/Spring 2018
Contact Location: 1825 K Street
Suite 250
Washington   DC  20006
United States
Contact Location: 1825 K Street
  Suite 250
  Washington   DC  20006
  United States
Contact Phone: 2022665254 
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Contact Email:
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How to Apply: How to Apply Interested candidates please submit a resume, cover letter, and 3 references to yOnline/Apply.aspx?req_id=enc- 16.5088101465235088&source=650967-CS- 11081&validationonly=true . Indicate #I-70002, Child & Adolescent Health Intern, in subject line. No phone calls, please. (E.O.E.)

Additional Information: Internship Duration AMCHP’s office is ordinarily open for business Monday through Friday from 8:00 am –5:00 pm. Actual work hours will be flexible to accommodate, to the greatest extent possible, the needs of both AMCHP and the intern. • Start Date: December 2017/January 2018 (or TBD based on AMCHP and intern needs) • End Date: May or June 2018 (or TBD based on AMCHP and intern needs) Hours/Compensation • Spring semester commitment preferred (Dec/Jan - May) • Part-time schedule: 10-15 hours/week (exact dates/times can be negotiated) • Rate of compensation is $15 per hour. Benefits are not provided.

Disclaimer This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected and may not be a comprehensive listing of required duties or responsibilities. The incumbent may be asked to perform other duties as necessary.

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