Administration on Developmental Disabilities (ADD) - Ensures that individuals with developmental disabilities and their families have access to culturally competent services, supports, and other assistance and opportunities that promotes independence, productivity, and integration and inclusion into the community.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) - AHRQ is the health services research arm of the u.s. department of health and human services (hhs), complementing the biomedical research mission of its sister agency, the national institutes of health.
Health Services Research Projects (HSRProj) - HSRProj provides information about ongoing health services research projects sponsored by leading Federal agencies and private foundations. Users can retrieve records on the projects AHRQ currently funds by browsing or searching on the sponsoring agency listings for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
HRSA Bureau of Health Professions (BHPr) - Programs help to assure access to quality health care professionals in all geographic areas and to all segments of society, by increasing the diversity of health professionals and through early intervention to expose students to MCH professions. Site contains information about loan repayment, and resources for trainees.
CITYMATCH (Not a government web site) - CityMatCH is a freestanding national membership organization of city and county health departments' maternal and child health (MCH) programs and leaders representing urban communities in the United States.
Collaboration Essentials - Collaboration Essentials is an educational program designed to promote collaboration between pediatric and child psychiatry residents. The website contains a 3-hour curriculum, based on the collaborative office rounds case discussion teaching method, which is freely available to faculty from both specialties. The curriculum includes three cases that are designed to promote a collaborative discussion in order to maximize the care of the child.
Sponsors: American Academy of Pediatrics, American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, and Children's Hospital Boston
MCH Library - The Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University provides the MCH community with accurate and timely information on a broad range of topics. Materials include the weekly newsletter MCH Alert, resource guides, full text publications, databases, and links to quality MCH sites. The knowledge paths can be found at this site.
Sponsor: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, Georgetown University (Not a Government Web Site)
MCHB Webcasts and Conferences - A website for supporting communication and collaboration between the state and the federal maternal and child health professionals who serve the nation’s mothers, families and children.
National Center for Cultural Competence - The National Center for Cultural Competence has developed a series of curricula enhancement modules to incorporate principles and practices of cultural and linguistic competence into all aspects of their leadership training. New users can register to access the modules at http://www.nccccurricula.info/.
Sponsor: National Center for Cultural Competence, Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development (Not a Government Web Site)
LEND Links Newsletter - A monthly summary of LEND Program Highlights. Newsletter submissions from programs in other training categories are welcome.