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Strengthen the Evidence for Maternal and Child Health Programs

Title V Toolkits

Resources to implement change. Toolkits provide access to practical resources at critical times in addressing complex public health issues - at all points along the process from defining the health problem, identifying risk and protective factors, developing and testing interventions, and implementing population-wide adoption and evaluation. The following toolkits have been developed by the MCH Digital Library and collaborators to equip the MCH workforce with the materials needed to implement change:


Child Care Consultant Curricula and Toolkits
This resource includes train-the-trainer modules and toolkits to address the needs of child care health consultants.

Community Services Locator
This toolkit is designed to help service providers and families find available national, state, and local resources that can address child and family needs.

Evaluation Toolkit
This toolkit is designed to locate resources to assist in documenting and achieving measureable health outcomes.

Evidence Tools
These resources, developed by the Strengthen the Evidence for MCH Programs initiative, include detailed evidence reports, scans, and briefs, as well as a database of evidence-based and informed programs. You can also search for established evidence and emerging evidence sources.

Finding Emerging Evidence Tools that
These tools identify current, peer-reviewed journal articles on National Performance Measure (NPM) topics.

Infant Mortality Toolkit: Resources for a Public Health Approach
This toolkit provides resources to help the MCH workforce strategically integrate the evidence base into public health plans for addressing infant mortality.

Research Accelerators
Find the latest research publications using this gateway.

Social Media in the States: Tools for Instant Access to Emerging Issues
This toolkit offers information about the growing importance of online information, including social media, for obtaining information about health and medical issues.

State MCH-Medicaid Coordination Toolkit: Title V and Title XIX Interagency Agreements (IAAs)
This toolkit provides an overview of Title V and Title XIX; the federal legislation, regulations, and policies that require IAAs; and an analysis of 39 state IAAs. Resources for writing/revising a state IAA are presented, including a model IAA, a state intake form, and promising practices.

SUID/SIDS Training Toolkit
This toolkit presents selected training curricula, programs, and resources to reduce sudden unexpected infant death (SUID) and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).

Translation Toolkit
This toolkit is intended to help those who work with the estimated 55 million individuals in the United States who speak a language other than English in their own home.

MCH Digital Library Resources

Evidence Resources

Professional Resource Guides

  • Selected materials on key resources for program and service planning, implementation, and evaluation; and for education of MCH professionals and of the communities they serve


Community Services Locator

An online directory for finding community services for children and families.

MCH Alert

A quarterly e-newsletter that presents a Focus on Training to highlight learning opportunities and training developments for the Title V workforce as organized by the MCH Navigator.

Search the Library Collection

To find books and other materials: Search the library using your topic term.

To find organizations: Search the library using your topic term in the simple search.

To find information in languages other than English: Search the databases using your topic terms and the name of the language.

To find Library products on specific topics: See our A-Z Topic Page.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.