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What is the Maternal and Child Health Leadership Skills Development Series? 

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Planning Resources
Need help figuring out how you’d like to use the MCHLDS? We've added resources to help you put together a plan for using the MCHLDS in a structured way.

Examples of Use
See how the MCHLDS has been used in different settings and time frames. Find adapted materials for your reference and use.

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Module 6: Developing People

Module 6 includes:
- Video clips from a panel discussion in which four MCH leaders discuss a wide range of issues related to Developing People
- Group and individual exercises, and more! 

The Maternal and Child Health Leadership Skills Development Series brings leadership concepts to life in an MCH context, allowing you to conduct your own training sessions, within your own time frames and in your own settings. 

The Maternal and Child Health Leadership Skills Development Series is a set of training modules designed for use in small groups. Each module offers a mix of presentation and exploration in different learning formats:

  • Video “mini-lecture” presenting key content and themes
  • Interactive group discussion questions and exercises
  • Case study with discussion prompts and hands-on exercises
  • Video clips from interviews with MCH leaders
  • Individual self-reflection exercises
  • Individual leadership development planning worksheet

Who should use the MCH Leadership Skills Development Series?

  • State and local public MCH programs
  • Community based organizations and nonprofits
  • Federal agencies
  • Program staff at any level of the organizational hierarchy
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