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Displaying records 1 through 14 (14 total).

Nelson R. n.d.. Analysis and Expansion of Community-Based Interagency Collaborative Efforts: [Final report]. Iowa City, IA: University of Iowa, 51 pp.

Annotation: This study sought to document, evaluate, and disseminate information about two community-based projects designed as models of collaborative interagency service provision for children and families. The project developed a set of recommendations for collaborative efforts, addressing procedure as well as policy and organization. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Technical Information Service, U.S. Department of Commerce, 5301 Shawnee Road, Alexandria, VA 22312, Telephone: (703) 605-6050 Secondary Telephone: (888) 584-8332 E-mail: customerservice@ntis.gov Web Site: http://www.ntis.gov Document Number: NTIS PB93-152890.

Keywords: Children with special health care needs, Collaboration, Community-Based Health Care, Family centered, Fragmentation of Services, Health Professionals, Interagency cooperation, community based care

Partridge S. n.d.. PROJECT AIMS [Final report]. Portland, ME: University of Southern Maine, 37 pp.

Annotation: Project AIMS worked to strengthen the capacity of Maine's service system (including P.L. 99-457 efforts) to meet the emotional health needs of young children (birth to 5 years old) and their families. The project objectives were to: (1) Establish a multidisciplinary network of project associates; (2) develop and field-test an emotional health brief assessment tool for children birth to 5 years old; (3) recommend to the service network methods of conducting comprehensive psychosocial assessments of children/families with emotional difficulties; and (4) strengthen treatment services which facilitate attachment, interaction, mastery, and support within families. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Technical Information Service, U.S. Department of Commerce, 5301 Shawnee Road, Alexandria, VA 22312, Telephone: (703) 605-6050 Secondary Telephone: (888) 584-8332 E-mail: customerservice@ntis.gov Web Site: http://www.ntis.gov Document Number: NTIS PB93-158608.

Keywords: 99-457, Community-Based Health Services, Coordination of Health Care, Data Collection, Early Intervention, Emotional Health, High risk children, High risk groups: Families, L, P, Parent-Child Interaction, Screening Tools

Perrin J. n.d.. Home Care for Chronically Ill Children: Policy Analysis [Final report]. Boston, MA: Massachusetts General Hospital, Wang Ambulatory Care Center, 171 pp.

Annotation: The goal of this project was to improve the knowledge base from which policymakers and program directors make decisions regarding implementation of community-based and home-based services for children with long-term health care needs. Strategies included a literature review, a review of current innovative home and community-based programs, and the dissemination of findings and recommendations by means of publications and a state-of-the-art conference. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Technical Information Service, U.S. Department of Commerce, 5301 Shawnee Road, Alexandria, VA 22312, Telephone: (703) 605-6050 Secondary Telephone: (888) 584-8332 E-mail: customerservice@ntis.gov Web Site: http://www.ntis.gov Document Number: NTIS PB94-106358.

Keywords: Children, Chronically Ill, Community-Based Health Services, Data Collection from, Home-Based Health Care, Primary Care Centers, Technology Dependence

Valentine S. n.d.. Developing Community-Based Family Centered Care/Case Management and Family Support Services for Mississippi's Children with Special Health Care Needs [Final report]. Jackson, MS: Mississippi State Department of Health, 25 pp.

Annotation: This project sought to develop a statewide system of community-based, comprehensive care/case management and family support services. Program strategies included developing a training curriculum for the skilled delivery of home-based family support services by medical professionals, paraprofessionals, and parents; piloting a respite providers' network; providing statewide training on the provision of family support services; and developing and disseminating a statewide directory of trained family support service providers. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Technical Information Service, U.S. Department of Commerce, 5301 Shawnee Road, Alexandria, VA 22312, Telephone: (703) 605-6050 Secondary Telephone: (888) 584-8332 E-mail: customerservice@ntis.gov Web Site: http://www.ntis.gov Document Number: NTIS PB93-158277.

Keywords: 99-457, Case Management, Chronically Ill, Community-Based Health Care, Coordination of Health Care, Family-Based Health Care, Financing Health Care, Fragmentation of Services, L, P, Parents, Rural Population

Dimperio D. n.d.. Interconceptional Support of Women at High Risk for Low Birthweight [Final report]. Gainesville, FL: North Central Florida Maternal and Infant Care Project, 36 pp.

Annotation: The goal of this project was to reduce the incidence of low birthweight by improving the preconceptional health of women who were at high risk for delivering a low birthweight infant. High-risk women were identified at delivery and were followed for 2 years. Client services were then provided by community health workers, who made home visits and developed a risk reduction plan for each client. Intervention protocols were developed for each risk factor and involved referral to the appropriate resource, followup to ensure client compliance, and reinforcement of professional counseling or supplemental teaching. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Technical Information Service, U.S. Department of Commerce, 5301 Shawnee Road, Alexandria, VA 22312, Telephone: (703) 605-6050 Secondary Telephone: (888) 584-8332 E-mail: customerservice@ntis.gov Web Site: http://www.ntis.gov Document Number: NTIS PB93-196848.

Keywords: Community-Based Health Services, Florida, High risk groups, High risk mothers, High risk pregnancy, Indigent Patients, Infant Mortality, Intervention, Low Birthweight, WIC Program

Langley M. n.d.. Continuum's Minority Connection Project [Final report]. Atlanta, GA: CONTINUUM Alliance for Healthy Mothers and Children, 32 pp.

Annotation: This project aimed to reduce postneonatal mortality rates associated with inadequate parenting skills and poor utilization of prenatal and child health care services. Activities included establishment of a resource mothers program in which church women were trained to assist pregnant women in negotiating the health care and social services systems, and implementation of a teen peer counselor program. The project also established self-sustaining local coalitions to monitor and address problems that contribute to poor pregnancy outcomes. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Technical Information Service, U.S. Department of Commerce, 5301 Shawnee Road, Alexandria, VA 22312, Telephone: (703) 605-6050 Secondary Telephone: (888) 584-8332 E-mail: customerservice@ntis.gov Web Site: http://www.ntis.gov Document Number: NTIS PB93-196889.

Keywords: Access to Health Care, Adolescents, Blacks, Clergy, Community-Based Health Services, High risk groups, High risk pregnancy, Infant Mortality, Low income groups, Postneonatal Mortality, Pregnant Women, Prenatal Care, Religious organizations, Rural Populations

Advisory Committee on Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry. 2014. Training health professionals in community settings during a time of transformation: Building and learning in integrated systems of care–Eleventh annual report to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and to Congress. [Rockville, MD]: U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, 31 pp.

Annotation: This report discusses principles of interprofessional education with the building of community-based collaborations and partnerships in primary care practice. Topics include integrating behavioral health care and other services into primary care, collaborative training in community settings, linking oral health care and primary care, and investing in the future of primary care and dentistry.

Contact: U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (888) 275-4772 Secondary Telephone: (877) 464-4772 Fax: (301) 443-1246 E-mail: ask@hrsa.gov Web Site: http://www.hrsa.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Collaboration, Community-based services, Dentistry, Interdisciplinary approach, Medicine, Multidisciplinary teams, Oral health, Patient care teams, Primary care, Professional education, Service integration, Training

U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau. 2012. Moving from awareness to action in bullying prevention: Resources for the field. [Rockville, MD]: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau,

Annotation: This webinar, held on December 5, 2012, as part of the Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention Webinar Series, explores how local communities can activate partnerships to create positive change in bullying prevention. The webinar provided an overview of HRSA’s Bullying Prevention Training Module and Community Action Toolkit, a train-the-trainer resource for elected officials, faith leaders, youth leaders, and leaders of the local business community, as well as professionals in education, health and safety, law enforcement, child care and out-of-school care, mental health and social services, and local recreation offices. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (301) 443-2170 Web Site: https://mchb.hrsa.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Bullying, Community-based services, Federal initiatives, Multimedia, Prevention programs, Resources for professionals, Training materials

Community Care Coordination Learning Network. 2010. Connecting those at risk to care: A guide to building a community "HUB" to promote a system of collaboration, accountability, and improved outcomes. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 92 pp.

Annotation: This guide is intended to help community systems of care identify at-risk individuals and connect them to appropriate health care and social services. It contains background information on current challenges in serving at-risk populations and offers step-by-step guidelines for building a Pathways Community HUB, which employs community health workers to connect at-risk individuals to evidence-based care. The guide includes information on how to plan, create tools and resources, and launch such a HUB.

Contact: U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (301) 427-1104 Secondary Telephone: (301) 427-1364 Web Site: http://www.ahrq.gov Available from the website. Document Number: AHRQ Pub. No. 09(10)-0088.

Keywords: Community programs, Community-based services, Health care systems, High risk groups, Model programs, Referrals, Service delivery systems, Systems development

Weissman G, Mitchell M, eds. 2010. Celebrate 2010: A decade of progress for children and youth with special health care needs. Boston, MA: Catalyst Center, 91 pp.

Annotation: This book is designed to serve as a commemorative reflection on the Maternal and Child Health Bureau's efforts between 2000-2010 to achieve a community-based system of services for all children and youth with special needs. The book offers an overview of family professional partnerships; looks at early and continuous screening efforts; addresses health insurance and financing; and discusses the evolution of the medical home and community-based services. The transition from childhood to adulthood is also addressed. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Catalyst Center, the National Center for Health Insurance and Financing for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs, Boston University School of Public Health, Center for Advancing Health Policy and Practice, 801 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA 02218-2526, Telephone: (617) 638-1930 E-mail: mcomeau@bu.edu Web Site: http://cahpp.org/project/the-catalyst-center Available from the website.

Keywords: Children with special health care needs, Community-based services, Federal MCH programs, Health care systems, History

Mayer R, Anastasi J, Clark EM, Lorenzo S, Richards J. 2006. Where to seek help: A Bright Futures referral tool for providers. Washington, DC: National Technical Assistance Center for Children's Mental Health, Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development, with National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, 4 pp.

Annotation: This Bright Futures tool for health professionals provides information about creating a referral network for developmental, behavioral, and family support services. Information is presented about locating community-based services to support children and families. The tool includes a referral and contact list, divided into the following categories: (1) education and special needs, (2) health and wellness, (3) mental health and well-being, (4) family support and parenting, (5) child care and early childhood education, and (6) other. Each catetory is divided into subcategories, with space for health professionals to fill in contact information. The tool is available in English and Spanish.

Contact: Bright Futures at Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1242, Telephone: (202) 784-9772 E-mail: brightfutures@ncemch.org Web Site: http://www.brightfutures.org/georgetown.html Available from the website.

Keywords: Child care, Child development, Child health, Children, Children with special health care needs, Collaboration, Community-based services, Early childhood education, Education, Families, Family support services, Health supervision, Mental health, Parenting, Referrals, Spanish language materials

Pipes P, Lucas B. 2005. Guidelines for the development and training of community-based feeding teams in Washington State. (Upd. ed.). Olympia, WA: Washington State Department of Health, Office of Children with Special Health Care Needs, 26 pp.

Annotation: This manual provides guidelines for coordinating activities among community-based nutrition services in Washington State that care for children with special health needs. Since many different services are involved in this process, these guidelines use a team approach to resolve conflicts that result from other service models. The authors provide an overview of the team approach and review the steps involved in establishing and training the community feeding teams. Appendixes include models, training agendas, mission statements, and other materials related to establishing the teams.

Contact: Washington State Department of Health, Office of Maternal and Child Health, Children with Special Health Care Needs Program, P.O. Box 47835, Olympia, WA 98504-7835, Telephone: (360) 236-3571 E-mail: cshcn.support@doh.wa.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Children with special health care needs, Community-based services, Guidelines, Interagency cooperation, Nutrition, Service coordination

Garell D. 1991. ACMS/Community-Based Care Coordination Project for CCS Children and Their Families in Los Angeles County [Final report]. Los Angeles, CA: California Children's Services of Los Angeles County, 58 pp.

Annotation: The goals of this project were to: (1) Develop and implement an automated case management system in Los Angeles County to improve and enhance the existing California Children's Services (CCS) system; (2) establish a CCS community-based care coordinator program within Los Angeles County to coordinate and implement an individual service plan for children with special needs and their families; and (3) test the feasibility and desirability of these goals in Los Angeles County, California, and other States. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Technical Information Service, U.S. Department of Commerce, 5301 Shawnee Road, Alexandria, VA 22312, Telephone: (703) 605-6050 Secondary Telephone: (888) 584-8332 E-mail: customerservice@ntis.gov Web Site: http://www.ntis.gov Document Number: NTIS PB93-147098.

Keywords: American Academy of Pediatrics, Case Management, Chronic illnesses and disabilities, Community-Based Health Care, Coordination of Health Care, Data Bases, Data Collection, Families, Family-Centered Health Care, Medicaid, School Based Health Services, University Affiliated Facility

Feliciano C. 1990 (ca.). Pilot Project for the Establishment of a Health Services System for Llorens Torres High-Risk Youth [Final report]. Santurce, PR: Municipality of San Juan, 46 pp.

Annotation: The overall goal of this project was to develop strategies which improved the physical, emotional, and mental health of Llorens Torres high-risk adolescents in San Juan and which can be replicated in other metropolitan areas in Puerto Rico and the United States. The overall objective was to establish an adolescent health promotion, disease prevention, and risk reduction program for Llorens Torres adolescents. Activities included the development of a multiservice, community-based health services system and the establishment of a multidisciplinary health team for the screening, evaluation, and treatment of youth enrolled in the project. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Technical Information Service, U.S. Department of Commerce, 5301 Shawnee Road, Alexandria, VA 22312, Telephone: (703) 605-6050 Secondary Telephone: (888) 584-8332 E-mail: customerservice@ntis.gov Web Site: http://www.ntis.gov Document Number: NTIS PB96-181524.

Keywords: Adolescents, Adolescents and Preventive Health, Community-Based Health Services, Counseling, Data Collection, Health Promotion, High risk adolescents, High risk groups, Interdisciplinary Teams, Minorities, Puerto Ricans, School Dropouts, Schools

   

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.