ASPHN Public Health Nutrition Resources

The Association of State Public Health Nutritionists has launched to make it easier for public health nutritionists (PHNs) to increase their knowledge and skills. The website provides links to hundreds of resources and programs available to PHNs.

Journal Articles

Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs August 2013 Member Brief:  
Includes legislative and policy updates, recent publications, career opportunities, and funding application deadlines.
Click here to access. 

Children with Special Health Care Needs

The Washington State Department of Health has posted the third edition of the “Nutrition Interventions for Children with Special Health Care Needs” booklet on its website. You can download a PDF of this booklet here:

American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic Criteria for Autistic Spectrum Disorders

From the autism information page at CDC
Click here for more of the CDC links for health care providers and families.

Diagnostic Criteria

Key MCH Nutrition Documents From The Western States


Key Data Reports for MCH Nutrition

The Maternal and Child Health Bureau publishes an annual report presenting data for each of the states and jurisdictions that receive Title V Block Grant Funds.  This report is known as the “Title V: A Snapshot of Maternal and Child Health.” These online resources present data from the most current application and some draw data from other resources.

The National MCH Training Program Resources

Click on the links below to learn more about National MCH Nutrition Training resources.

Links and Resources

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