State Technical Assistance Webinar 1 - September 21, 2023: Building Effective Teams to Address Title V Priorities

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Building Effective Teams to Address Title V Priorities

On September 21 from 2:00-3:15 ET, CSN hosted a discussion on increasing the capacity of Title V Agencies to build and leverage teams to address infant, child, and adolescent injury and violence, reduce health disparities, and reach state and national performance measures. The webinar focused on identifying and engaging partners, including an opportunity to learn more about the new resource from Safe States Alliance: Essential Skills for Partnership. Presenters included participants from the Children’s Safety Network and Safe States Alliance.

  • Clare Grace Jones, M.Ed. is a technical assistance associate at Education Development Center (EDC). She specializes in capacity building, instructional design, quality improvement, project support, and virtual engagement. A Certified Community Prevention Specialist, she has 16 years of experience in substance misuse prevention and the Strategic Prevention Framework. She is a subject matter expert in sudden unexpected infant death prevention with the Children’s Safety Network and a technical assistance provider with the Strategic Prevention Technical Assistance Center and the Collaborative for Advancing Health Equity in Out-of-School Time at EDC.
  • Julie Alonso (she/her/hers) is a Senior Manager of Programs and Communications at the Safe States Alliance and is located in Olympia, Washington, on the ancestral lands of the Steh-Chass band of the Squaxin Island Tribe and Nisqually Indian Tribe. Prior to joining Safe States in 2015, Julie served as the Child Injury Prevention Specialist for the Washington State Department of Health and state designee for Safe Kids Washington. Julie has over twenty years of experience working in public health and substance abuse prevention. She brings extensive experience leading coalitions, conducting strategic planning, and communications. Julie currently manages programs aimed at strengthening partnerships between public and private partnerships, strategic communications, and web development, as well as supporting hospital-based injury prevention and gender-based violence prevention groups.