Athey J, Kavanagh L, Bagley K. 2001. The MCH training program: An evaluation. Arlington, VA: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, 120 pp., exec. summ. (19 pp.).
Annotation: This report describes the evaluation of the Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Training Program, conducted in two phases. Phase one focused on describing the program's history and development and identifying themes common to the 13 priorities. Phase two, the subject of this report, broadly assesses the program's accomplishments, identifies problems, and provides recommendations focused on program operations and management. The first section of the report briefly defines the 13 long-term interdisciplinary priorities. Chapter topics include the methodology, statistical snapshots, leadership training, supporting faculty, contributing to advances in the field, promoting collaboration, the economics of MCH training, and recommendations. Appendices provide listings of the evaluation project advisors, site-visited projects and their directors, and additional information on interviews with former trainees. The report also includes extensive tables, figures, notes, and a bibliography. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]
Contact: Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web Site: https://www.mchlibrary.org Document Number: ISBN 1-57285-069-8.
Keywords: Cost effectiveness, Economic factors, Interdisciplinary approach, Leadership training, MCH training programs, Needs assessment, Professional training, Program evaluation, Resource allocation, SPRANS, Statistical analysis, Universities