Maternal and Child Health Training Program

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Healthy Tomorrows

As part of the Division, the Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children grant program promotes the development and advancement of healthy communities through partnerships with organizations that work to change conditions in the community and environment to improve health. These efforts may include a focus on housing, education, the labor workforce, socioeconomic conditions, neighborhood safety, transportation, food quality and availability, and physical fitness and recreational activities available for children and families. In addition, grantees in community practice often support the development of family-centered, culturally competent pediatric clinicians and public health professionals. Currently, Healthy Tomorrows funds 43 grants across 24 states.

Program Evaluation Guide
This is a two-part guide to program evaluation for pediatricians and others implementing community-based health initiatives.

Part I: Designing Your Evaluation

Workbook: This guide, in workbook format, reviews strategies for setting measurable objectives, identifying realistic outcomes, and developing logic models for health initiatives.

Recording: This audio presentation guides Healthy Tomorrows grantees and others implementing community-based health initiatives through logic model development and evaluation planning. The recording provides two logic model examples to illustrate the concepts. (Duration: 10 minutes)

Part II: Putting Your Evaluation Plan to Work

Workbook: The follow up publication to Part I. This guide takes the evaluation plan from the planning to the implementation stage and will assist in how to measure, collect, analyze, and present data meaningfully.

Recording 1: Part 1 of this recording will focus on effective documentation to evaluate your program. (Duration: 25 minutes)

Recording 2: Part 2 of this recording will focus on analyzing your information simply and meaningfully. (Duration: 18 minutes)

Applicant Assistance

Developing a successful Healthy Tomorrows grant proposal requires time and planning. The Proposal Development Guide will assist you in planning for your Healthy Tomorrows project and help you consider the various components of the application including community assessment, establishing community partnerships, developing an evaluation plan, and putting together a budget.

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