Online Course Available: Applied Methods for Health Transformation Implementation in MCH
The National MCH Workforce Development Center offers an online, interdisciplinary course designed to prepare participants to contribute successfully to state and national health transformation. The course, “Applied Methods for Health Transformation Implementation in MCH”, is open to any MCH professional interested in lifelong learning AND to students enrolled in any of the MCHB-funded Graduate Education Programs to Educate the Next Generation of MCH Leaders (CoE, Catalyst, LEND, LEAH, DBP, MCH Nutrition, and PPC Programs). Course participants may elect to earn graduate credit (1 or 3-credits) or a certificate of completion.
The MCH Navigator’s new Evaluation Learning Bundle presents introductions to the six steps of program evaluation in short video podcasts.
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 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.
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 improved maternal and child health through investing in interdisciplinary education and training in disciplines such as developmental-behavioral pediatrics, nutrition, pediatric pulmonology, family, psychology, social work, speech-language pathology, adolescent medicine, and public health. This month, DMCHWD shares interdisciplinary highlights from across the network.
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.
DMCHWD is excited to announce the release of the fourth edition of the MCH Leadership Competencies, which have supported current and future MCH leaders since their initial release in 2007.
The Preventing Childhood Obesity Challenge will award $375,000 in prizes to support the creation of innovative solutions to promote healthy weight for low-income children and families within the context of their communities. Phase 1 launched on July 23, 2018. Submissions will be accepted until September 24, 2018.
DMCHWD recently released an updated fact sheet to highlight the ways it provides national leadership and direction in educating and training our nation’s future leaders in maternal and child health.
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.