Training Series

Data: Beyond the Tip of the Iceberg

One of the essential factors that drives an organization's success is their use of data. Through a variety of pre-recorded modules, live webinars, and tools, this series goes beyond underscoring the importance of collecting data. Organizations will be equipped with tools and strategies that will help them effectively use their data to evaluate and proactively influence both their clinical and business performance.  

Introduction to the Data Matrix + Balanced Scorecard Approach

October 20, 2020
This is the first pre-recorded webinar in the MCTAC series, "Data: Beyond the Tip of the Iceberg". This presentation will break down key data terminology and discuss tips for reading data and how organizations can use data effectively. It will also provide an overview of the series and what particip...

The Data Matrix: Download the Resource Below

October 20, 2020
This tool is designed to help leadership identify and select critical data points/metrics to better evaluate their agency's performance and effectiveness of their work across a variety of data domains and by staff roles. Additionally, this tool will help build general staff understanding of their ow...

The Data Breakdown

October 20, 2020
This is the first pre-recorded webinar in the MCTAC series, "Data: Beyond the Tip of the Iceberg". This presentation will break down key data terminology and discuss tips for reading data and how organizations can use data effectively. It will also provide an overview of the series and what particip...

Data Gap Assessment Tool: Download the Resource Below

November 06, 2020
This tool is designed to help organizations identify and understand areas of strengths and opportunities as it relates to their agency's data practices. You can download the resource either as a PDF or as an Excel Spreadsheet. Organizations who download and use the Excel version will be provided a v...

Looking in the Data Mirror: The Importance of Self-Assessment

November 09, 2020
Overview This is the third pre-recorded webinar in the MCTAC Series, "Data: Beyond the Tip of the Iceberg". This module will discuss the importance and utility of organizational self assessments. Presenters also provide a brief overview of the Data Gap Assessment Tool and tips on how to use it. ...

Are You a Data Wizard? How to Use the Data Gap Assessment

November 09, 2020
This is the fourth pre-recorded webinar in the MCTAC series, "Data: Beyond the Tip of the Iceberg". In this module, presenters review the Data Gap Assessment Tool, a tool designed to help organizations identify and understand areas of strengths and opportunities as it relates to their agency's data...

The Data Matrix: Program Management

November 25, 2020
This is the 6th module in the MCTAC Series, "Data: Beyond the Tip of the Iceberg". This module will delve deeper into the utility of the Data Matrix on the Department/Program Management level. Targeted towards program managers, this module will discuss the importance of clear goals based on an agenc...

The Data Matrix: Agency Data

November 25, 2020
This is the 5th module in the MCTAC Series, "Data: Beyond the Tip of the Iceberg". This presentation will delve deeper into the utility of the Data Matrix on the Leadership/Agency level. Targeted towards leadership, board members, and external stakeholders, this module will discuss how to use the Da...

The Data Matrix: Supervision

December 08, 2020
This is the 7th module in the MCTAC Series, "Data: Beyond the Tip of the Iceberg". This module will delve deeper into the utility of the Data Matrix on the supervisory level. This module will discuss how supervisors can use data to facilitate the development of high performance teams, monitor produc...

The Data Matrix: Staff

December 08, 2020
This is the 8th module in the MCTAC Series, "Data: Beyond the Tip of the Iceberg". This module will delve deeper into the utility of the Data Matrix on the staff level and underscores the importance of having metrics for all staff.

Data: Beyond the Tip of the Iceberg - Modules 5-8 Review

December 16, 2020
On December 16th, 2020, MCTAC facilitated a live webinar that reviewed key concepts from modules 5-8 in the Data: Beyond the Tip of the Iceberg ​webinar series. Presenters highlighted how to effectively use the Data Matrix depending on an individual's role in leadership, as a program manager, as a...

Outcome Champions: The Institute for Community Living (ICL): Using Data to Improve Health Outcomes

January 25, 2021
In this pre-recorded webinar, Emily Kingman from the Institute for Community Living (ICL) presents on the population served domain within the Data Matrix. Using ICL as an example, she demonstrates how organizations can leverage their program-level data to target specific demographics and improve cli...

Outcome Champions: Astor Services for Children & Families Tracking Client Outcomes Across Disparate Programs

January 25, 2021
In this pre-recorded webinar, Daniel Korovikov shares a case study showing how Astor Services for Children & Families uses client outcome data to demonstrate the success of individual programs. Within the outcome domain of the Data Matrix, he also discusses important considerations for defining succ...

Data Champions: Astor Services for Children & Families: Fiscal Productivity Modeling

January 25, 2021
In this pre-recorded webinar, Daniel Korovikov from Astor Services for Children & Families provides a framework and considerations to keep in mind when modeling for fiscal productivity. Within the financial domain of the Data Matrix, he also discusses how an organization can connect staff productivi...

Change Management and Continuous Quality Improvement

February 09, 2021
In this final pre-recorded webinar, MCTAC will define Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI), outline the key dimensions of quality, and discuss a useful framework to help you use your data to monitor and improve your programs.   This is the tweltfth webinar in the "Data: Beyond the Tip of the Iceb...

Data: Beyond the Tip of the Iceberg - Key Takeaways

February 23, 2021
Over the course of 12 modules, participants in our Data: Beyond the Tip of the Iceberg webinar series learned how to apply essential data concepts to influence their organization's clinical and business practices. In addition, participants had access to two new data tools, the Data Gap Assessment an...

Additional Resources

TOOLS
The Data Matrix Tool
 

This tool is designed to help leadership identify and select critical data points/metrics to better evaluate their agency's performance and effectiveness of their work across a variety of data domains and by staff roles. Additionally, this tool will help build general staff understanding of their own performance and effectiveness related to the agency's selected metrics.

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The Data Gap Assessment Tool
 

This tool is designed to help organizations identify and understand areas of strengths and opportunities as it relates to their agency's data practices. Upon completing the assessment, agencies are provided a visual representation of how they scored in each domain, as well as a list of areas agencies should focus on.

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