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Special Links:

NEW!! Healthy Inclusion Through Child Care Health Consultation-- An Online Course

New!! NTI National Status of Child Care Health Consultation Research Brief

Healthy Bodies Through Child Care Health Consultation-- An Online Course

Healthy Child Care America CAP Partners Flyer

NTI State CCHC Registry Page

Check out the updated Making Food Healthy and Safe

How to Choose Brochure

NTI Video: Building Better Child Care Through Health Consultation

Healthy Smiles Through Child Care Health Consultation-- An Online Course 

American Academy of Pediatrics

National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care


The Maternal and Child Health Bureau has declined funding a national Child Care Health Consultant (CCHC) Training program beyond June 30, 2013. Remaining NTI staff will be working through June 28, after which there will be no staff to update the materials and no one to train future instructors of Child Care Health Consultants. NTI materials will remain available online for the foreseeable future.

Please contact Dr. Jonathan Kotch at jonathan_kotch@unc.edu or (919) 966-5976 if you have questions about NTI. Announcements about where to find NTI materials and any changes in the status of CCHC instructor training will be posted here and disseminated via the NTI listserv.

Thank you for your interest in CCHC training and for your support of NTI.


Welcome to the website for the National Training Institute for Child Care Health Consultants (NTI), a state-of-the-art national train-the-trainer program that prepares child health and child care professionals to train child care health consultants (CCHCs) in their state, territory, or community.

On this page, you will find links to specific information about NTI’s training program.

About Us
Includes information about what NTI is, our purpose, our results to date, and a list of our national partners.

About Training
Includes specifics about the format of NTI’s training program, the content covered in the training, and the amount of contact hours required to complete the training program.

Schedule of Trainings
Describes NTI’s current schedule of trainings.

To Apply
Presents the criteria required to apply for NTI’s training program, as well as a link to our “Application Request Form”.

Login to Course
Provides entrée to NTI’s online training program. This section is password protected and is only available to NTI graduates and trainers-in-training currently in the program.

Resource Database
The Resource Database contains links to resources related to the NTI curriculum. These are provided for your further investigation of topics concerning health and safety in child care. Please note that the links provided are to external websites. While NTI attempts to ensure the accuracy and suitability of information contained in the Resource Database, we are not responsible for the content of any linked site.

Contact Us
Provides all viewers of NTI’s website with staff contact information. Please feel free to contact us via mail, phone or email should you have any questions about our training program and/or website.

Also, we invite you to view our video, entitled “Building Better Child Care Through Health Consultation.” This video introduces the profession of child care health consultation. The viewer will hear the experiences of child care center directors, child care health consultants, and consultant trainers. Enjoy!