2000. Site visit report: Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP) Foster Care Program—San Diego County, CA. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Child Development Center, 29 pp, (Hiscock Collection; related; Meeting the health care needs of children in the foster care system).
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This September 2000 site visit report describes a foster care child health and disability prevention program in San Diego, California to increase access to and utilization of health care services and resources. Chapters include an overview; background and context of the California Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP) foster care program; the program's implementation process and components including coordination of care, management of data and information, funding, family involvement, and cultural competence; and program strengths, challenges and barriers, essential elements, features unique to San Diego County, and future directions. Special topics include the role of public health nurses in foster care and the health and education passport, a set of records on children's medical, psychological, and dental information. The appendices provide information on the site visit interviews and source documents from the program that are available. [Funded in part by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]