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.
The MCH Navigator’s 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 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.
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:
DMCHWD is pleased to highlight Autism Awareness Month in April by highlighting the work of our grantees and trainees, as well as upcoming autism-related events.
HRSA has released a final report to provide an update on grant-funded activities and MCHB grantees’ progress in improving services for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities (DDs) through training, research, and systems change initiatives.
From Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 to FY 2016, over 340,000 children received diagnostic evaluations through MCHB’s Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) and Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics (DBP) Training Programs. Learn more about how HRSA works to address autism through the recently updated HRSA Autism Infographic.
The Autism Collaboration, Accountability, Research, Education and Support (CARES) Act of 2014 reauthorized existing federal autism programs through 2019. Learn more about autism-related points in history and more on the MCH Timeline.
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.