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MCH Navigator

Link to the MCH Navigator, a training portal for MCH Professionals

The NEW MCH Navigator -- This newly relaunched resource provides training topics and bundles for the Title V professionals as well as a searchable, resource inventory of learning opportunities that bolsters the knowledge and skills needed to address the needs of MCH populations.

  • Course bundles like MCH 101 & Needs Assessment Trainings
  • Free online learning opportunities
  • Trainings to support MCH 3.0 & the new vision of the MCH Block Grant
  • Ways to stay current with your professional MCH development

Visit the MCH Navigator

Vision for the 21st Century

Click to learn more about about the Division's 2012-2020 National GoalsA Strategic Plan for the Division of MCH Workforce Development:

The Division of MCH Workforce Development uses a nationally focused multiyear strategic plan to guide its work and offer guidance to other entities invested in the MCH workforce. Four major themes drive our 2012-2020 National Goals: MCH Workforce Development, Diversity and Health Equity, Interdisciplinary/Interprofessional Training and Practice, and Science, Innovation and Quality Improvement. Read more about our current investments and core values

Grantee Spotlight

Dr. Brazelton with DBP Fellow Dewayne Lazenby, links to longer article about Dr. Brazelton

T. Berry Brazelton, MD, Professor of Pediatrics Emeritus at Harvard Medical School, is one of the world’s foremost authorities on pediatrics and child development. Author of over 200 scholarly papers, he has written over 40 books on pediatrics, child development, and parenting. Read More...

Connect with us!

Connect with usThe 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:

Training Investments

MCH Training Grants Map

In Fiscal Year 2013, the Division of MCH Workforce Development awarded 151 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.

Welcome Video

Laura Kavanagh, Director of MCH Workforce Development, provides a welcome and overview of the Training Program for Trainees.

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