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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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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 Interdisciplinary / Interprofessional Training and Practice

The Division of MCH Workforce Development (DMCHWD) supports interdisciplinary and interprofessional education and training programs that emphasize leadership, and family-centered, community-based, culturally competent systems of care. This month, DMCHWD shares interdisciplinary and interprofessional highlights from across the network.

MCH Timeline

In 1947, the first federally funded long-term MCH training programs at universities were established. The primary goal was to train administrators with a public health and child/family focus for the new programs being developed in states under Title V. Learn more about training-related points in history and more on the MCH Timeline.


See the Grantee Highlight here

  • Interdisciplinary/Interprofessional Collaborative LEAH Reflections
  • Telehealth at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
  • MCH Nutrition Leader Dr. Donald Diego Rose, PhD, MPH, RD Honored with Sarah Samuels Memorial Award
  • University of Mississippi Medical Center Pilot Project Becomes Mental Health CHAMP During Pandemic by Expanding Statewide
  • Involving Youth in Interdisciplinary Training and Practice: The Youth Advisory Board
  • Interprofessional Teamwork Highlighted in Study of Telemedicine Implementation in UCSF Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine Clinic
  • University of Florida Pediatric Pulmonary Center Interdisciplinary Leadership Training Program
  • Two approaches used by the University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee MCH Pipeline Training Program to teach the MCH Leadership Competencies
  • Boston Children’s Hospital Releases a New Digital Wellness Guide for Parents and Caregivers



See all the Trainee Highlights here

  • MLC Reflections – Time with TAG
  • Armando Peña, M.S., Arizona State University MCH Nutrition Trainee
  • Jamie Zeldman, B.S., University of Florida Pediatric Pulmonary Center Trainee
  • Jessica Tanguay, M.P.H., University at Albany School of Public Health MCH Catalyst Trainee
  • Laurel Iverson Hitchcock, University of Alabama at Birmingham MCH Center of Excellence Trainee
  • Sydney Watkins, University of Alabama at Birmingham MCH Nutrition Trainee
  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee MCH Pipeline Trainees
    - Kong Xiong
    - Raven (Wright) Smith
  • Alicia Reynolds “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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