FHOP Training Topics

FHOP designs and delivers an assortment of trainings. Topics vary from the steps in the public health program planning and evaluation cycle, to hands-on workshops with data analysis software, to technical training such as completing the 5-year Title V Needs Assessment and planning for scope of work requirements from the State MCAH program.

The following list provides an overview of FHOP's training topics. Please contact FHOP if you have any questions.

  • CBInfo California Birth Information System -Installing and navigating CBInfo, importing data, generating reports and tables, creating graphs and maps
  • Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) - CSHCN data, CSHCN in California, medical homes and care coordination, transition issues, California Children Services system of care 
  • Data Sources - Identifying data source for needs assessment, planning, and evaluation
  • Data Spreadsheets/Databooks - Understanding and using indicator rate tables, data quality issues, trend analysis
  • EpiHosp - Hospital Discharge Data Analysis & Presentation System
  • FHOP Orientation - What FHOP can do for you to support program planning, evaluation, and more
  • Injury Prevention - Logic models and problem analysis diagrams for various injuries 
  • Intervention Planning - Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)
  • Logic Models - Developing a logic model, using a logic model for program planning and evaluation
  • Needs Assessment (Title V MCH assessment) - The planning model, coalitions and collaboratives, county health profiles and capacity assessment, selecting indicators, collecting and presenting data 
  • Objectives and Performance Measures - Using objectives and performance measures to evaluate program effectiveness, process objectives and outcomes objectives
  • Problem Analysis - Conducing a problem analysis, risk analysis, literature review, identifying causal pathways, socioecological model for health, turning theory into action
  • Program Evaluation - Types of evaluation, program process and outcomes objectives and performance measures, logical models, evaluation plan, data collection, evaluation reporting
  • Qualitative Data and Methods - Qualitative data collection methods, advantages and disadvantages of qualitative methods, focus groups, questionnaire design
  • Trend Analysis - Basic concepts of trend analysis for public health surveillance, Title V Indicators and FHOP data spreadsheets