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MCH Navigator – Title V @ 85: Beyond Legislation, Bold Leaders, and Bright Legacies Exit Disclaimer

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.


Title V MCH Internship

Perspectives from 2020 Title V Interns

  • Kate Jacobsen
  • Grace Krueger
  • Pasua Chang
  • Jennifer Ming Yin Su

The MCH Navigator Has Relaunched Its Online Self-Assessment! Exit Disclaimer

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.


Title V Transformation Tools Portal Exit Disclaimer

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.


MCH Navigator Public Health Pronto Exit Disclaimer

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.

DGIS

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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Division Highlights

Highlighting Collaboration with Title V

The Division of MCH Workforce Development (DMCHWD) collaborates with and provides technical assistance for State, Territorial, and Jursidictional Title V programs. This month, DMCHWD shares updates on this collaboration from across the network.


MCH Timeline

In August of 1935, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act into law. Title V provided programs for maternity, infant, and child care, as well as a full range of medical services for children. Funds were allocated to states to pay for Maternal and Child Health and Crippled Children services, including physicians, dentists, public health nurses, medical social workers, and nutritionists. Learn more about Title V and other MCH-related points in history on the MCH Timeline.


GRANTEE HIGHLIGHTS

See the Grantee Highlight here

  • A Synergy of Strengths – Title V Collaboration with DMCHWD in Nebraska
  • Power in Partnerships
  • CHLA LEAH Kennedy
  • Krieger Institute Hosts Virtual Summer Research Program to Promote Health Equity
  • Collaborating to Improve Healthcare Transition Outcomes
  • New York State Title V and MCH Programs Partner to Support State's COVID-19 Maternity Task Force
  • UF PPC and the Florida Department of Health Children's Medical Services Title V Office of Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs Collaboration: The Florida Family Leader Network
  • Georgia State University's Partnerships with the Georgia Title V Program

TRAINEE HIGHLIGHTS

See all the Trainee Highlights here

  • Time with TAG
    • Rachel Klenzman
    • Alexandra Trautman
  • Shelby Davies
  • Somadee Cheam
  • Center of Excellence in MCH Education, Science, and Practice, University of Minnesota School of Public Health Trainees
    • Abigail Fink
    • Liz Corey, MPH
  • Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine MCH Nutrition Trainees
  • Western Partners in Excellence for Leadership in MCH Nutrition
    • Suzanne Haydu
    • Melissa Pflugh Prescott
    • Leslie Hope
    • Dena Herman
    • Robin Stanton
    • Becky Johnson
    • Miranda Westfall

Training Investments

MCH Training Grants Map

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.

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