NIRS Bootcamp for MCHB Training Programs
Tuesday, January 17, 2023- Tuesday, February 7, 2023
2:00 EST - 5:30 EST
ITAC is sponsoring a NIRS Bootcamp for MCHB Training Programs.
General Topics for each Day:
Day 1: January 17th, 2023: Topics - Overview and Benefits of NIRS, the NIRS-DGIS Process, and Administration of NIRS accounts and Online AUCD Directory
Day 2: January 24th, 2023: Topics - Trainee Dataset & Surveys
Day 3: January 31st, 2023: Topics - Projects, Activities & Products Datasets
Day 4: February 7th, 2023: Topics - Advanced NIRS: Importing/Exporting data and the Autism CARES Module
Each Boot Camp session will be held virtually from 2:00 PM - 5:30 PM EST. Homework will be given prior to each session, and each day of will begin with time for questions and answers from participants.
Brandon Lewis is the Data Support Manager supporting Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LENDs), University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDDs), Leadership Education in Adolescent Health (LEAHs), Pediatric Pulmonary Centers (PPCs), and Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics (DBPs) programs through training and troubleshooting on federal and state mandated reporting through NIRS. Brandon also assists in maintaining and developing training materials across the AUCD network and helps to maintain data integrity and research efforts. Previously, Brandon served as a LEND trainee at Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health in Indianapolis, IN for 2 years. Brandon conducted research exploring social factors that might affect developmental delays in children 1-42 months. Brandon formally worked at the Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) in Indiana, supporting families in low-income communities as a Nutritionist.
Oksana Klimova is the Director of Web Services at the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD). Oksana directs and oversees all aspects of AUCD's web systems in support of the association and network's strategic goals and priorities. She is responsible for creative design and development, from conception of prototype concepts through final programming, for all areas of online design, including association websites, extranet, online applications, online reporting systems and online marketing website. Oksana helps identify appropriate internet technologies to meet objectives and assist in implementation of web services.
Jackie Czyzia is the Senior Program Manager for AUCD's Maternal and Child Health Technical Assistance (TA) Team. Her responsibilities include overseeing the development, delivery, and evaluation of TA provided to LEND and Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics (DBP) training programs through the Interdisciplinary Technical Assistance Center on Autism and Developmental Disabilities (ITAC). With subject matter expertise and leadership experience in pregnancy and infant health, Jackie brings over nine years of experience in public health and program management. Previously, Jackie served as Assistant Director of Maternal and Child Health Programs at Genetic Alliance, where she managed federal grants focused on both family and provider education and engagement. Her position involved developing educational materials, webinars, newsletters, trainings, and message platforms for diverse audiences on complex or nuanced topics in maternal and child health, such as genetic testing and newborn screening.
- There is no cost to attend this meeting.
- CEUs are not offered for this meeting.
- Materials will be posted closer to the event.
- This will be held on the Zoom Platform. You can test your connection with Zoom before joining the meeting here.
- For disability accommodations, email [email protected].
- Each session will be recorded.