Early Childhood Systems
The MCH Program proposes to address the eight
priority areas identified through the 2010
needs assessment process through a systems-building approach using the
This framework is research-based on how each stage of life
influences the next. Developmental
periods exist when the timing of exposures to risk factors most impact
health. Early childhood is a
critical developmental period with lifelong health impact.
From 2011-2015 MCH Block Grant funding is supporting early childhood
systems through two initiatives:
- Wisconsin Healthiest Families
- Keeping Kids Alive
Provides the objectives for the two initiatives: Wisconsin Healthiest Families and Keeping
2012 Reporting Information
Provides documents (to include the MCH Competency Tool) related to contract data reporting for the two
Early Childhood Systems initiatives:
Federal Maternal and Child Health
regulations require the state to provide a 75% funding match.
Contractees must report match as detailed in the
MCH/CYSHCN Match Statement
(PDF, 193 KB).
Provides optional tools to assist in
assessment and planning efforts.
Provides access to information, tools, and resources associated
with the MCH Early Childhood Systems core competencies.
Provides links and resources to events related to the MCH Early
Childhood Systems work.
Provides contact information for MCH Program staff and statewide
partners supporting the Wisconsin Healthiest Families and Keeping Kids Alive
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May 17, 2013