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Children's Healthy Weight CoIIN Exit Disclaimer

The Children’s Healthy Weight Collaborative Improvement & Innovation Network (CoIIN), is designed to support Title V programs to promote nutrition, physical activity and breastfeeding through collaborative learning and quality improvement practices.

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MCH Navigator Evaluation Learning Bundle Exit Disclaimer

The MCH Navigator’s new Evaluation Learning Bundle presents introductions to the six steps of program evaluation in short video podcasts.

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 the MCH Navigator’s newest 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.


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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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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:

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Division Highlights

Highlighting Science, Innovation, and Quality Improvement

The Division of MCH Workforce Development (DMCHWD) supports advancements in science-based practice, innovation, and quality improvement in MCH training, policies and programs. This month, DMCHWD highlights examples of science, innovation, and quality improvement from across the MCH network.

Virtual Grantee Meeting Exit Disclaimer

DMCHWD recently held the 2018 DMCHWD Grantee Virtual Meeting on “How to Tell Your Program’s Story to Key Stakeholders.” The meeting addressed how to compose and share program stories from a high-level perspective, emphasizing effectiveness, impact, and interaction with key audiences.

Preventing Childhood Obesity Challenge

The Challenge supports low-income families through the development of low-cost, scalable technology-based innovations to promote healthy weight and healthy lifestyles within the home environment. Phase 1 winners will be announced soon.

Pediatric Mental Health Care Access Program Awards

HRSA recently awarded approximately $7.9 million to support 18 states in integrating behavioral health into pediatric primary care using telehealth. State or regional networks of pediatric mental health teams will provide support for pediatric primary care providers to diagnose, treat and refer children with behavioral health conditions.

2017 Highlights - Infographic

DMCHWD provides national leadership and direction in education and training our nation’s current and future leaders in maternal and child health. Highlights from 2017 include $47 million invested in 161 grants, which include support for the long-term training of 2,190 trainees and continuing education for over 290,000 professionals.

MCH Leadership Competencies

DMCHWD has released the fourth edition of the MCH Leadership Competencies, which have supported current and future MCH leaders since their initial release in 2007.


See all the Grantee Highlights here

  • Healthy Tomorrows for New Britain Teens
  • Boston Children’s Hospital Healthy Tomorrows & LEAH - Cost Analysis of an Asthma Home Visiting Program Using Claims Data from a Medicaid Managed Care Organization
  • LEAH Program at the University of Minnesota - Dr. Nimi Singh, Adolescent Medicine Physician


See all the Trainee Highlights here

  • Natasha Ludwig “Time With TAG”
  • Mei Elansary - Caring in Adversity
  • Marissa Black Nutrition - Trainee, University of Tennessee
  • Suzanne Stern-Brant “Time With TAG”

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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