Maternal and Child Health Training Program

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Grants Information

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What's New

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NEWS: New Grantee Orientation Webinar: July 23rd, 2-3pm EST
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NEWS: APHA Learning Institute on How to Evaluate Public Health Programs Save the Date: 11/1/2015 8:00 am –11:30 am
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WEBINAR: Promoting Healthy Weight 2.0 Colloquium Infant Feeding, Part 1 from the University of Tennessee. Archived webinar available now.
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EVENT: The Blue Zones Approach to Healthy Living Thursday, April 16, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. CT
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JUST PUBLISHED: Incarceration and Public Health - Healthy Generations, Winter 2015


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Discretionary Grant Information System
Maternal and Child Health Discretionary Grants fund more than 900 projects through 88 programs each year. The Discretionary Grant Information System (DGIS) collects program and performance measure data...

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Connect with us!

The Division of MCH Workforce Development is excited to launch our new website! We welcome any feedback you may have. In addition, we’d like to highlight a few ways to engage:

Links to join the email list, view a calendar of monthly topics, add your content, and a video tour of division website

Vision for the 21st Century

Click to learn more about about the Division's 2012-2020 National GoalsA Strategic Plan for the Division of MCH Workforce Development:

The Division of MCH Workforce Development uses a nationally focused multiyear strategic plan to guide its work and offer guidance to other entities invested in the MCH workforce. Four major themes drive our 2012-2020 National Goals: MCH Workforce Development, Diversity and Health Equity, Interdisciplinary/Interprofessional Training and Practice, and Science, Innovation and Quality Improvement. Read more about our current investments and core values

Division Highlights

New Grantee Orientation Webinar, Register Today! Exit Disclaimer

Interdisciplinary / Interprofessional Training and Practice

In Trainees' Words

Carolina Aguiar As a graduate student at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, I had the privilege of completing a practicum at the Maternal and Child Health Bureau’s Division of MCH Workforce Development. My time at the Maternal and Child Health Bureau was invaluable and allowed me to grow and develop as a public health professional. I took a leadership role in a trainee.... Read More

MCH Navigator

5 minute MCHAs busy MCH professionals, we recognize the value of time and the importance of receiving quality, tailored information and resources quickly. With that in mind, we have designed a new program to improve your knowledge and skills of the 12 MCH Leadership Competencies. Beginning in July 2015, the MCH Navigator will conduct a monthly series that explores each competency, provides learning opportunities and implementation strategies, and culminates in an interactive learning session with an expert from the field. Register Today! Exit Disclaimer

Training Investments

MCH Training Grants Map

In Fiscal Year 2014, the Division of MCH Workforce Development awarded 152 grants, an investment of $47 million. Grants are awarded to develop trainees for leadership roles in the areas of MCH teaching, research, clinical practice, public health administration and policy making, and community-based programs.

Welcome Video

Laura Kavanagh, Director of MCH Workforce Development, provides a welcome and overview of the Training Program for Trainees.

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