Maternal and Child Health Training Program
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...
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:
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…
Q: Are long-term training graduates engaged in work related to MCH populations?
YES! LEAH, LEND, DBP, MCH Nutrition, PPC, and School of Public Health program graduates are engaged in work related to MCH populations. A composite score of nearly 80% was reported in fiscal year 2013 data.
“Clinic in the Park” a One Stop Shop for Health.
“Clinic in the Park” is an innovative community-based program which integrates community health and primary care to provide preventive health care services to children and youth in Orange County, California. ... Read More
Starting a Community Healthy Weight Clinic
: Holyoke Health Center.
In 2008, Dr. Vincent Biggs started a healthy weight clinic, located at the Holyoke Health Center, in the Pediatrics Department. As a result, hundreds of families in this culturally and economically diverse town have benefited from nutritional counseling, physical activity recommendations and referrals to community.... Read More
As 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!
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.