This notice announces the opportunity to apply for funding under the MCH Navigator Program. The purpose of this program is to serve as a learning portal of high-quality vetted, MCH Leadership Competency-based trainings and resources to strengthen the knowledge, skills, and capacity of the MCH workforce through online continuing education (CE) tailored to meet the needs of emerging and practicing MCH professionals. This program supports HRSA Strategic Plan 2019–2022 goals to improve access to quality health care and services, strengthen the health workforce, and improve health equity.
The specific objectives of the MCH Navigator Program are to support the workforce by: (1) assessing and addressing the state of knowledge and skills in the MCH community; (2) increasing knowledge and skills of the MCH workforce and students; (3) providing access to high-quality, relevant, accessible trainings; (4) developing innovative website features and enhancements1; and (5) collaborating with state Title V, local public health staff, and key MCH organizations.
Domestic public or nonprofit private institutions of higher learning may apply for these MCH training grants. See 42 CFR § 51a.3(b).
Meredith Morrissette, MPH