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ABSTRACT INFORMATION
Title: 'Non-profit Partners in EHDI'
Track: 1 - EHDI Program Enhancement
Keyword(s): Policy, legislation, non-profit, NGO, collaboration
Learning Objectives:
  1. identify potential EHDI Non Governmental Organization (NGO)partners
  2. describe roles in state EHDI programs that are uniquely suited to NGO partners
  3. apply Arizona experiences to opportunities in your own state

Abstract:

Arizona Early Hearing Detection and Intervention program has successfully partnered with several not-for-profit, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO). Collaboration has included many aspects of EHDI including: -policy -legislation -equipment -training -professional consultation -education -others There are areas in which the NGO is better able to leverage EHDI opportunities for funding, policy, legislation and others than the state government. This presentation will describe some of Arizona's successful partnerships, apply those experiences to your own state, as well as help you identify organizations and opportunities that are already available to you.
Presentation: Tuesday_Stopher_345_LylisOlsen_1646.pdf

Handouts: Handout is not Available
CART: Topical Session 8- 1646.docx
PRESENTER(S) / AUTHOR(S) INFORMATION
Melissa Selbst - Co-Presenter
EAR Foundation of Arizona
     Credentials: Master of Public Health,Community Health
      Executive Director, 2006-present EAR Foundation of Arizona Staff and volunteer management, Fundraising, Community Relations, Board Management and Development Financial Management, Program Management Professional Education and Training Director of Program Services and Public Affairs, 1996 – 2006 March of Dimes Arizona Chapter, Phoenix, Arizona Program management and oversight for public health education, professional health education, advocacy and grants management for the Arizona Chapter. Consultant, Creative Management Learning Solutions, L.L.C., 1996-current Developed a Managed Care Course Curriculum and course instruction on various health topics. Participated in the development, implementation and evaluation of a HRSA grant. Conducted patient chart audits. Developed patient education materials for patient newsletters both Medicaid and Medicare populations. Develop and market health education tools and trainings.
      ASHA DISCLOSURE:

Financial - No relevant financial relationship exist.

Nonfinancial - No relevant nonfinancial relationship exist.
Lylis Olsen - Primary Presenter,POC
EAR Foundation
     Credentials: MS, MPH
     Other Affiliations: AzEHDI Coordinator
      Lylis Olsen is the State EHDI Coordinator in Arizona. She is a pediatric audiologist with 25 years of experience. She also has a Master's in Public Health and has 21 years experience in state newborn hearing screening programs. She works for the EAR Foundation of Arizona and also manages the HEAR for Kids program.
      ASHA DISCLOSURE:

Financial - No relevant financial relationship exist.

Nonfinancial - No relevant nonfinancial relationship exist.
Randi Winston - Co-Presenter
NCHAM, The EAR Foundation of Arizona, The Arizona Department of Health Services
     Credentials: Au.D, CCC-A
     Other Affiliations: Member ASHA, AAA, ArSHA
      Randi Winston has been a consulting audiologist for The EAR Foundation of Arizona (EFAZ), the Arizona Department of Health Services and Arizona's State EHDI Program since 1998. Her role has primarily involved working with hospital based newborn hearing screening, early childhood hearing screening programs statewide. She continues to provide ongoing training and technical assistance with an emphasis on program quality. She serves on the National Center for Hearing Assessment and Management (NCHAM) Technical Assistance Network, assisting states in Region X in their EHDI efforts.
      ASHA DISCLOSURE:

Financial - No relevant financial relationship exist.

Nonfinancial - No relevant nonfinancial relationship exist.