Implementing a culturally specific prenatal care model, recruit families, engage the African American community, convene partners, leverage our network of experts, develop media messages, and offer training and technical assistance to launch initiatives and grow organizations.

Community Engagement

Community Engagement

  • Make connections and referrals (opportunities, joint ventures, client leads, partnerships).
  • Build stronger working relationships with like-minded individuals and connect with key influencers through discussions.
  • Stay up-to-date with trends (conversations about what has been/is happening).
  • Benefit from new ideas from those who are successfully working on African American high-risk pregnancies.
  • Commit to collaborative system responses.
  • Help advance disparity reduction.

Capacity Building

Capacity Building

  • Paraprofessionals training and integration of paraprofessionals into ICHRP Teams
  • Coaching for Primary Care Providers in Psychosocial health care strategies (Assistance in implementing ongoing quality improvement activities, facilitate successful family/provider relationships)

Training

Training

  • Training for Primary Care Providers in Psychosocial health care strategies (Assistance in implementing ongoing quality improvement activities, facilitate successful family/provider relationships)

Media Campaign

Media Campaign

  • African American and  broader community communication campaign (conferences, public service announcements, webcasts, print materials, research, practice recommendations)

Moms/Family Services

Moms/Family Services

 (Dynamic Involved Valued African American Moms)

  • Coordinated Integrated Care (health, housing, social services, chemical dependency in a culturally responsive, family-oriented process)
  • Broad-Based Family-Oriented Services (Outreach, Drop-In Moms Meetings, Story Telling, systematized screening, collaborative care planning, referrals, follow up, father programs/services)