Consultant for Qualitative Data Collection
Who are we?
The Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP) is a national resource, partner and advocate for state public health leaders and others working to improve the health of women, mothers, fathers, parents, children, youth, and all families including LGBTQIA+ and individuals with special health care needs. AMCHP leads and supports programs nationally to protect and promote optimal maternal and child health while lifting up social determinants of health and addressing systemic and structural health equity issues.
AMCHP’s vision centers the core values of health equity, social justice, inclusion, and collaboration with the families and communities we and our members serve. We lead and partner with diverse stakeholders to build members’ capacity to implement public health systems and practices that are centered in equity, informed by evidence, and reflect authentic partnership with the individuals, families, and communities most affected by those systems and practices. We envision a nation that values and invests in the health and well‐being of all women, children, youth, families, and communities so that they may thrive.
About the opportunity.
AMCHP is seeking a consultant skilled in qualitative facilitation of focus groups and key informant interviews for our Equity Landscape Assessment. The consultant will provide a bid for the following activities:
– Collaborative protocol design for key informant interviews and focus groups
– Outreach, schedule, and conduct up to 30 virtual key informant interviews
– Outreach, schedule, and conduct up to 3 focus groups
– Provide individual notes, recordings and summaries of all interviews and focus groups to AMCHP project staff
– Conduct preliminary qualitative analysis of key informant interviews and focus groups, highlighting key themes and identifying challenges and opportunities. Make recommendations for key elements that distinguish equity implementation readiness.
– Present findings to AMCHP project staff via virtual meeting and draft report; report will be incorporated into larger landscape assessment and is not required to be copyedited or professionally designed.
Submit: brief proposal responsive to the activities listed above including estimated number of hours to complete and rate per hour, consultant resume/prospectus with pricing, and 2-3 references. Using this link, upload your resume/prospectus under “Resume / Prospectus”, your proposal under “Cover Letter / Proposal”, and your references under “Additional Documents”.
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About Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP)
The Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs is a national resource, partner and advocate for state public health leaders and others working to improve the health of women, children, youth and families, including those with special health care needs.
AMCHP's members come from the highest levels of state government and include directors of maternal and child health programs, directors of programs for children with special health care needs, and other public health leaders who work with and support state maternal and child health programs. Our members directly serve all women and children nationwide, and strive to improve the health of all women, infants, children and adolescents, including those with special health care needs, by administering critical public health education and screening services, and coordinating preventive, primary and specialty care. Our membership also includes academic, advocacy and community based family health professionals, as well as families themselves.
AMCHP builds successful programs by disseminating best practices; advocating on our member's behalf in Washington; providing technical assistance; convening leaders to share experiences and ideas; and advising states about involving partners to reach our common goal of healthy children, healthy families, and healthy communities.