Visit the Health Transformation Learning Laboratory for universal training resources/online learning materials. It is a collaboration of the National Maternal and Child Health Workforce Development Center at UNC Chapel Hill (the Center) and the MCH Navigator.
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.
The Healthy Tomorrows Program, in cooperation with Altarum Institute, has created an infographic to highlight investments in the program since 1989, and demonstrate the impact, reach, and sustainability of projects after federal funding ends.
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 welcomes any feedback you may have. In addition, we’d like to highlight a few ways to engage:
DMCHWD highlights how our grantees and programs engage in interdisciplinary learning and interprofessional collaboration to support MCH.
Current and former trainees met on April 5-7, 2017 in Seattle, Washington for the seventh annual Making Lifelong Connections meeting.
For the last twelve years, OKLEND and the Interdisciplinary Training Program in Child Abuse and Neglect (ITP) have offered a combined seminar.
"Healthy Tomorrows Hawaii" engages families in culturally appropriate ways in clinical and community settings, offering services in environments that are welcoming and engaging for families. The program is featured in the May 2017 e-newsletter of the National Center for Medical Home Implementation.
Healthy Tomorrows grantee, Community Health Center, Inc. of New Britain, CT, recently had a book chapter published in Practical Research with Children. The authors cite the Healthy Tomorrows project noting that, with a community-based participatory research framework, an intervention with teens can contribute to a sound research methodology.
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.