MCH Training and Research Alert A Monthly Alert from the Division of Maternal & Child Health Workforce Development
American Academy of Pediatrics
Pediatric Telehealth Directory
The AAP has published pediatric-specific telehealth directory of programs in the United States. This tool allows patients, families and physicians to access specialty services not currently offered in their area and is searchable by facility, state, and medical/surgical specialty.
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Training & Educational
National MCH Workforce Development Center
2018 Title V MCH Internship Program
Applications due: Friday, February 9, 2018
The National MCH Workforce Development Center is accepting student applications for the Title V MCH Internship Program (formerly the Paired Practica Program). The Program will provide future MCH professionals the opportunity to work in state Title V agencies with mentorship and guidance from Title V agency preceptors. The program will be 8 to 10 weeks long and begin on June 18, 2018.
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Georgetown University National Center for Cultural Competence Leadership Institute
Exploring Intersectionality & Multiple Cultural Identities within Developmental Disabilities Forum
Thursday, January 25, 2018
2:00pm to 3:30pm ET
This first Learning and Reflection Forum of 2018 is designed to explore the concepts of intersectionality and multiple cultural identities within the context of developmental and other disabilities. It will feature the voices and first-person experiences of people with developmental and other disabilities from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural groups.
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Association of Maternal & Child Health Program
2018 AMCHP Annual Conference
February 10 to 13, 2018
Crystal Gateway Marriott, Arlington, VA
The AMCHP invites you join them for the 2018 AMCHP Annual Conference, “Staying Focused: The Enduring Commitment of MCH to Families and Outcomes.” Attendees will be able to:
- Learn about changes occurring in the MCH field
- Gain access to individual and private professional coaching sessions
- Exchange best practices with other MCH professionals
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2018 Training Course in MCH Epidemiology
May 2018 in Chicago, IL
Applications open: mid-January
The MCHB, the CDC, and CityMatCH are offering a Training Course in MCH Epidemiology as part of their ongoing effort to enhance the analytic capacity of state and local health agencies. The training course is an intensive program that combines:
- Hands-on exercises
- Opportunities for individualized technical assistance
Learning and Growing: Healthy Development During Childhood and Adolescence
This December 2017 Healthy People 2020 Progress Review webinar:
- Featured Healthy People 2020 topic areas: Early and Middle Childhood and Adolescent Health
- Highlighted how the City of Cincinnati Health Department is taking a comprehensive approach to providing school-based health services.
Don Wright, MD, MPH, Acting Assistant Secretary for Health, HHS Office of the Secretary, convened and chaired the meeting.
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HRSA Funding Opportunities
Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Training Program
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
The purpose of this program is to enhance the behavioral, psychosocial, and developmental components of pediatric care by supporting DBP fellowship programs to prepare DBP fellows for leadership roles. This will result in advancing the field by training health care professionals to use valid and reliable screening and diagnostic tools in addition to providing evidence-based interventions for children with ASD and other developmental disabilities.
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Bright Futures Pediatric Implementation Program
Monday, February 5, 2018
The purpose cooperative agreement is to improve health outcomes for the nation’s infants, children, and adolescents by increasing the quality of primary and preventive care through the use of age-specific, evidence-driven clinical guidelines by spreading use of the Bright Futures Guidelines. The guidelines reflect consensus among primary health care experts on the latest, state-of-the-art design for preventive checkups.
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Supporting State MCH Policy Innovation Program
February 16, 2018
The purpose of the Program is to support innovative state-level policy initiatives that improve access to quality health care for the MCH population. The successful recipient is expected to achieve this purpose by supporting key national MCH stakeholders to engage states and their key health policymakers in developing these policy initiatives.
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Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health
February 16, 2018
This cooperative agreement will improve women’s health and maternal health outcomes by addressing the quality and safety of maternity care as an important facet in the health care paradigm. Through AIM, HRSA seeks to reduce maternal deaths and severe maternal morbidity by engaging provider organizations, state-based health and public health systems, consumer groups, and other stakeholders within a national partnership to assist state-based teams in implementing evidence-based maternal safety bundles.
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