In an effort to learn from one another and share best practices for teaching, we are beginning a new series - Implementing the MCH Leadership Competencies: Stories from the Field. These stories describe how MCHB-funded training programs are teaching the MCH Leadership Competencies.
The MCH Navigator Self-Assessment was updated to track knowledge and skills across the 2018 MCH Leadership Competencies. The new tool guides users through a streamlined process and provides a more focused learning plan than the previous version.
The new Title V Transformation Tools Portal, developed by the MCH Navigator in collaboration with the National MCH Workforce Development Center, crosswalks each National Performance Measure (NPM) and its corresponding knowledge and skills sets with specific learning opportunities and resources.
Public Health Pronto is a microlearning project that allows you to participate in short bursts of learning through the year to improve your public health skills. This program focuses on the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals through short, ongoing bursts of learning that encourage learners to proceed at their own pace, all while being engaged in a collaborative environment.
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 (DMCHWD) supports programs that address disparities and inequities, and their underlying causes, through development of curricula, research, learning and practice environments. This month, DMCHWD is pleased to share grantee and trainee highlights related to diversity and health equity.
Dr. Michael Warren, Associate Administrator for the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB), presented MCHB awards at a ceremony during the annual Title V Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Federal-State Partnership Meeting, which was co-hosted with the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs (AMCHP) on October 22, 2019, in Arlington, VA.
DMCHWD is seeking highly motivated graduate students to apply for the division’s summer 2020 internship! Questions? Find your answers on the DMCHWD Student Internship Opportunities webpage. Completed applications should be submitted by 11:59 PM on January 25.
The MCH Timeline highlights significant scientific achievements in MCH history, including improved infant incubators in 1938, the Apgar method in 1949, and the Guthrie Test in 1961. Learn about these scientific points in history and more on the MCH Timeline.
In Fiscal Year 2016, 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. 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 39 grants across 22 states.