Boost Workforce Skills: Join MCH Workforce Development Center's New Cohort
Implementing the transformed Title V Block Grant isn't easy: From state action plans to Evidence-based or -informed Strategy Measures, there are numerous challenges to navigate. That's why the National MCH Workforce Development Center invites state/jurisdictional Title V agencies to submit applications for its upcoming cohort learning opportunity.
Teams will participate in a seven-month cohort with five other state/jurisdictional teams, while the center supports their work on an existing or planned project to increase workforce skills and capacity.
Submit a two-page project description and join a one-hour exploratory call to complete the application process. For more information or to discuss ideas, contact Amy Mullenix: email@example.com, (919) 843-4457. Learn more and apply. Deadline: 5 p.m., Feb. 4.
Join Workgroups on Heritable Disorders in Newborns & Children
The Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children seeks nominations for experts and stakeholders in the field of newborn screening to serve on three workgroups: Education and Training; Follow-up and Treatment; and Laboratory Standards and Procedures. Deadline: 12 p.m. Dec. 17. Contact Morgan Moore, MMoore@hrsa.gov.
Nominations Open for 2019 Excellence in Adolescent Health Award
The Adolescent Health Initiative is accepting nominations for individuals or teams doing excellent work in the field of adolescent health. Winners will have demonstrated the Adolescent Health Initiative core values of collaboration, diversity and inclusion, expertise, innovation, quality, and responsiveness through their work.
Deadline: 5 p.m., Jan. 25. Learn more.
Implement the "Learn the Signs. Act Early." Model Project in Your State WIC Clinics
The Association of State Public Health Nutritionists (ASPHN) is recruiting states who want to learn more about the "Learn the Signs. Act Early." WIC Model Project. ASPHN is recruiting state Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) programs to implement and assess this Missouri-tested model statewide; states will receive seed funding and assistance for two years. Learn more and submit the interest form by Dec. 13.
Partnering with Families, Communities, and Local Health Departments
This webinar explores how to develop strong partnerships to advance maternal and child health (MCH) priorities. Expert speakers will share perspectives from engaging with MCH programs as family leaders, community health workers, and local health department staff, while a representative of the National MCH Workforce Development Center will lead a skills development activity. Register or get more information from Rebecca Goins at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs
Dec. 12, 2-3:30 p.m. ET
This is one of six virtual learning events focused on partnerships and collaborations, featuring AMCHP's diverse team of subject matter experts. Three of the seminars (including the one above) are part of the Collaboration Laboratory series, and three are in the Collaboration Science and Measurement series. Other future events are:
Collaboration Science and Measurement