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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.


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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 Autism Awareness and Acceptance Month

DMCHWD is pleased to highlight Autism Awareness and Acceptance Month in April by highlighting the work of our grantees and trainees, as well as upcoming autism-related events.

MCH Timeline

In October of 2004, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) launched the “Learn the Signs. Act Early.” campaign to promote the early identification of children with developmental disabilities and improve families’ abilities to obtain needed services and support. Learn more about autism-related points in history and more on the MCH Timeline.


See the Grantee Highlight here

  • “Competency of the Week” — How the Oregon LEND Program is integrating the MCH Leadership Competencies



See all the Trainee Highlights here

  • Wanda P. Felty
  • Vera Srakhao
  • Susan Ugliarolo


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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