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St. Denis GC, Jaros KJ, eds. n.d.. Public health social work and primary health care: A case management approach—Proceedings. Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh, Public Health Social Work Training Program, 103 pp.

Annotation: This report presents the proceedings of the annual Public Health Social Work Maternal and Child Health Institute held in April 1989, in Pittsburgh. Presentations covered issues and directions for case management, case management in specific situations (multiply diagnosed children, pediatric AIDS in Belle Glade, Florida, prenatal care, and primary care), quality assurance, management information systems, training in case management, and a community development approach to case management in Pittsburgh. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchlibrary.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Case management, Conference proceedings, Primary care, Social work

Children's Health Alliance of Wisconsin. 2016. 2015 Wisconsin perinatal-infant oral health summit: Summary report and statewide plan. Milwaukee, WI: Children's Health Alliance of Wisconsin, 27 pp.

Annotation: This report summarizes information from a summit held on September 9, 2015, to brainstorm strategies for improving oral health for pregnant women and infants in Wisconsin. The report describes five themes supported by both oral health communities and overall health communities: reimbursements and insurance availability, coordination and integration, training, awareness, and practice settings. Contents include a statewide plan (objectives and activities) to reduce the prevalence of oral disease among pregnant women and infants who are underserved by integrating high-quality oral health care into the health-care-delivery system. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Children's Health Alliance of Wisconsin, 620 South 76th Street, Suite 120, Milwaukee, WI 53214, Telephone: (414) 292-4000 Secondary Telephone: (414) 337-4561 Fax: (414) 231-4972 Web Site: http://www.chawisconsin.org/oral-health.php?pg=13 Available from the website.

Keywords: Community action, Conference proceedings, Dental care, Dental insurance, Health care delivery, Health care systems, Infants, Oral health, Pregnant women, Primary care, Quality assurance, Reimbursement, Service coordination, Service integration, Statewide planning, Training, Wisconsin, Work force

American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation, Peers for Progress; National Council of La Raza. 2014. Peer support in health: Evidence to action–An expert panel of the National Peer Support Collaborative Learning Network. Leawood, KS: American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation, Peers for Progress, 47 pp.

Annotation: This report summarizes discussions from a national conference held on November 12–13, 2013, in Washington, DC, to discuss current strengths and future needs in the field of peer support. Contents include key findings, background and review of the evidence, and key features of peer support. Topics include conceptual and strategic issues, program development, evaluation of peer support, organizational and system issues, and program sustainability. Recommendations and areas for future work are included.

Contact: American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation, Peers for Progress, 11400 Tomahawk Creek Parkway, Suite 440, Leawood, KS 66211-2672, Telephone: (800) 274-2237 Secondary Telephone: (913) 906-6000 Fax: (913) 906-6095 Web Site: http://peersforprogress.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Community based services, Community health aides, Conference proceedings, Evaluation, Evidence based medicine, Financing, Health care delivery, International programs, Model programs, Peer counseling, Peer education, Peer groups, Peer support programs, Program development, Program improvement, Public health infrastructure, Public health programs, Quality assurance, Service delivery systems, Service integration, Sustainability, Systems development

Robinson LA, Krol DM. 2014. Interprofessional education and practice: Moving toward collaborative patient-centered care–Part two. Journal of the California Dental Association 42(9):595–666,

Annotation: This issue provides the proceedings from the Conference on Interprofessional Education and Practice: Creating a Vision for the Dentist of the Future, held on February 3–4, 2014, in San Francisco, CA. Topics include efforts to build collaborative practice skills, lessons learned from the development and practice of craniofacial teams, and interprofessional practice and accountability. This is the second of three issues dedicated to interprofessional education and practice.

Contact: California Dental Association, 1201 K Street, 14th Floor, Sacramento, CA 95814, Telephone: (800) 232-7645 E-mail: contactcda@cda.org Web Site: http://www.cda.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Accountability, Collaboration, Conference proceedings, Dentistry, Health care delivery, Interdisciplinary approach, Teamwork

Center for Health and Health Care in Schools. 2014. Autism spectrum disorders and transitions from high school: Challenges and opportunities. Washington, DC: Center for Health and Health Care in Schools, multiple items.

Annotation: This website comprises information and resources from the Autism Transition Project (2012-2014), a two-year project to study how students with an autism spectrum disorder are being prepared to move from the public schools into employment or additional education in the community. Resources include a national and state scan; literature and resources; and the agenda and presentations from the Symposium on Autism Spectrum Disorders & Transition (June 16, 2014) and the Conference Autism Spectrum Disorders & Transitions from High School: Challenges & Opportunities (December 5, 2014).

Contact: Center for Health and Health Care in Schools, George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health, 2175 K Street, N.W., Suite 200, Room 213, Washington, DC 20037, Telephone: (202) 994-4895 E-mail: chhcs@gwu.edu Web Site: http://www.healthinschools.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Autism, Conference proceedings, Literature reviews, Students, Transition planning, Transition to independent living, Young adults

U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration. 2014. Transforming Dental Hygiene Education: Proud Past, Unlimited Future–Proceedings of a symposium. Rockville, MD: U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, 31 pp.

Annotation: This report presents proceedings from a symposium held on September 18–20, 2013, in Chicago, Illinois, to discuss how the dental hygiene profession would need to transform its educational process to achieve expanded roles and new opportunities for dental hygienists in the future. Topics include the evolution of dental hygiene practice and curriculum development, perspectives on redefining education and practice, innovative collaboration models, implications of interprofessional education, funding transformational change, and strategic planning.

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, Conference proceedings, Dental education, Dental hygiene, Dental hygienists, Educational change, Interdisciplinary approach, Oral health, Role, Work force

Center for Oral Health. 2014. Integrated care: Elements of integration for oral health and primary care–Summary report for oral health 2020–A vision for integrated care. Pomona, CA: Center for Oral Health, 40 pp.

Annotation: This report summarizes the proceedings and outcomes of a symposium held on November 6, 2014, in Long Beach, CA, to engage health professionals in discussions about integrating oral health care and primary care. Topics include integrating care through school-based comprehensive oral health care models and traditional health-care-delivery models, aligning health care financing with evidence, global perspectives on integrated care models, and opportunities and challenges for integrating oral health education and practices into primary care.

Contact: Center for Oral Health, 309 East Second Street, Pomona, CA 91766-1854, Telephone: (909) 469-8300 Fax: (510) 380-6637 E-mail: info@tc4oh.org Web Site: http://www.centerfororalhealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Comprehensive health care, Conference proceedings, Dental education, Financing, Health care systems, Model programs, Oral health, Primary care, School based management, Service integration

Georgetown University, Georgetown Public Policy Institute and Center for Juvenile Justice Reform. 2013. Positive outcomes for at-risk children and youth: Improving lives through practice and system reform: January 24-25, 2013—[Participant's folder]. Washington, DC: Georgetown Public Policy Institute, 13 items.

Annotation: This conference packet contains materials from the Georgetown Public Policy Institute (GPPI) Leadership, Evidence, Analysis, and Debate (LEAD) Conference held in January 2013. The inaugural conference -- Positive Outcomes for At-risk Children and Youth: Improving Lives through Practice and System Reform -- focused on promoting effective solutions to the problems facing the nation's most disadvantaged and vulnerable children and youth and highlighted some of the significant work of GPPI's Center for Juventile Justice Reform (CJJR) and Georgetown faculty members. Included in the packet are the conference agenda, speaker biographies, and handouts from GPPI, CJJR, the MCH Library, the SUID/SIDS Resource Center, and the Oral Health Resource Center at Georgetown University.

Contact: Georgetown University, McCourt School of Public Policy, Old North, Suite 100, Washington, DC 20057, Telephone: (202) 687-5932 Fax: (202) 687-5544 E-mail: gppiadmissions@georgetown.edu Web Site: http://mspp.georgetown.edu/

Keywords: Conference proceedings, Health care systems, High risk adolescents, High risk children, Public policy, Reform, Youth

Breiner H, Parker L, Olson S; Standing Committee on Childhood Obesity Prevention; Institute of Medicine; Institute of Medicine. 2013. Challenges and opportunities for change in food marketing to children and youth: Workshop summary. Washington, DC: National Academies Press, 76 pp.

Annotation: This publication summarizes the New Challenges and Opportunities in Food Marketing to Children and Youth workshop held in Washington, DC, on November 5, 2012. The workshop featured invited presentations and discussions on contemporary trends in marketing of foods and beverages to children and adolescents and the implications of those trends for obesity prevention. Topics include progress since food marketing to children and adolescents, emerging issues on food marketing, innovations and future work in industry practices, and emerging policy initiatives and communication strategies.

Contact: National Academy of Sciences, 500 Fifth Street, N.W. , Washington, DC 20001, Telephone: (202) 334-2000 E-mail: webmailbox@nas.edu Web Site: http://www.nasonline.org/site/PageServer Available from the website. Document Number: ISBN 978-0-309-26953-7.

Keywords: Adolescent health, Child health, Communication, Conference proceedings, Food, Initiatives, Marketing, Obesity, Prevention, Public policy, Trends

Hernandez LM; Institute of Medicine, Roundtable on Health Literacy. 2013. Health literacy: Improving health, health systems, and health policy around the world—Workshop summary. Washington, DC: National Academies Press, 218 pp.

Annotation: This book provides presentations and discussions from a workshop on international health literacy efforts. Presentation topics include international health literacy efforts; different health literacy perspectives; public-private partnerships for health literacy; national policies and programs promoting health literacy; local health literacy innovations; and future directions, including conceptualizing health literacy, research and measures, and improving health literacy programs and policies.

Contact: National Academies Press, 500 Fifth Street, N.W., Keck 360, Washington, DC 20001, Telephone: (202) 334-3313 Secondary Telephone: (888) 624-8373 Fax: (202) 334-2451 E-mail: customer_service@nap.edu Web Site: http://www.nap.edu Available from the website. Document Number: ISBN 978-0-309-28484-4.

Keywords: Conference proceedings, Health literacy, International health, Local programs, Programs, Public policy, Research

U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau. 2013. Region V Infant Mortality Summit. Rockville, MD: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 70 files.

Annotation: This website provides information about the 2013 Region V Infant Mortality Summit, held March 21-22, 2013 in Chicago, IL. Summit topics include coordinating, planning, implementing, and sharing cross state and regional efforts directed at reducing infant mortality; identifying similarities and differences across states to better understand data trends and reporting, health status of at-risk populations, contributing factors, and interventions that show promising results; identifying opportunities for leveraging resources and maximizing investments; identifying needs and provide technical assistance to state maternal and child health (MCH) and children with special health care needs (CSHCN) programs; and defining an organization framework for continued collaboration and successful program replication. The website provides links to the summit agenda, materials from sessions, summit goals and objectives, summaries and team updates, videorecordings from plenary sessions, and provides links to background and state infant and infant mortality resources.

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: Audiovisual materials, Child health, Collaboration, Conference proceedings, Illinois, Indiana, Infant health, Infant mortality, Initiatives, Low income groups, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Prevention, Region V, Resource materials, State programs, Wisconsin

U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau. 2012. Regions IV and Region VI Infant Mortality Summit. Rockville, MD: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau,

Annotation: This website provides information about the 2012 Region IV & Region VI Infant Mortality Summit, held on January 12 and 13 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The summit was the launching point for a collaborative and multi-state initiative that aims to improve infant health outcomes and reduce infant mortality and prematurity across the nation, particularly among disparate populations. The website provides links to the summit agenda and materials from sessions, describes the summit goals and objectives, and provides links to related infant and child health resources.

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: Child health, Collaboration, Conference proceedings, Infant health, Infant mortality, Initiatives, Louisiana, Low income groups, Prevention, Resource materials, State programs

Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs. 2012. Improving maternal and child health across the life span: ACTING TODAY for healthy TOMORROWS. Washington, DC: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs,

Annotation: This website provides access to the sessions that took place during the 2012 annual conference of the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs (AMCHP). Included are general and plenary sessions, skills building sessions, and workshops (available in webcast, smart phone, and downloadable pdf formats). Topics explored include innovations in the field of maternal and child health; creating change for healthier outcomes; state initiatives to promote maternal and child health; and coordinating chronic disease prevention and MCH to improve health across the lifespan. The website also provides details on the 2012 AMCHP awards for leadership, the memorial lecture, scholarships, and best practices.

Contact: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, 1825 K Street, N.W., Suite 250, Washington, DC 20006-1202, Telephone: (202) 775-0436 Fax: (202) 478-5120 E-mail: info@amchp.org Web Site: http://www.amchp.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Conference proceedings, Life course, MCH programs, Multimedia, State MCH programs

Staton J, Ooms T. 2012. "Something important is going on here!": Making connections between marriage, relationship quality and health—Implications for research and healthcare systems, programs and policies: Wingspread Conference Proceedings 2012. Littleton, CO: National Healthy Marriage Resource Center, 43 pp.

Annotation: This report is based on the proceedings of the conference, Making Connections: Effects of Marriage and Couple Relationships on the Heath of Infants, Adolescents and Older Adults, held on October 20-22, 2008, in Racine, Wisconsin. Topics included key research lessons and recommendations, new directions, opportunities to improve health care, and first steps toward a more couple- and family-centered health care system.

Contact: National Healthy Marriage Resource Center, 1950 West Littleton Boulevard #306, Littleton, CO 80120, Telephone: (303) 830-0400 E-mail: info@healthymarriageinfo.org Web Site: http://www.healthymarriageinfo.org/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescent health, Conference proceedings, Families, Health care systems, Infant health, Marriage, Older adults, Relationships, Research

National Center for the Review and Prevention of Child Deaths. 2012. The coordination and integration of fatality reviews: Improving health and safety outcomes across the life course. Okemos, MI: National Center for the Review and Prevention of Child Deaths, 36 pp.

Annotation: This report presents findings from the 2011 National Invitational Meeting to address the coordination and integration of fatality reviews across the country. Part one includes descriptions of review processes (their differences and commonalities) and coordination among them; part two summarizes the proceedings from the national meeting; and part three discusses next steps to help ensure the health and safety outcomes across the lifespan, from infancy through adulthood. The report describes the life course framework, highlights state systems of child death review, and provides recommendations to improve coordination of fatality reviews. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Center for Fatality Review and Prevention, c/o Michigan Public Health Institute, 1115 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20005, Telephone: (800) 656-2434 Secondary Telephone: (517) 614-0379 Fax: (517) 324-6009 E-mail: info@childdeathreview.org Web Site: https://www.ncfrp.org/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Child death review, Conference proceedings, Model programs, Program coordination, Service integration

Every Child Succeeds, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Pew Center on the States. 2011-. National Summit on Quality in Home Visiting Programs. [Cincinnati, OH]: Every Child Succeeds, annual.

Annotation: This website provides information about the National Summit on Quality in Home Visiting Programs, held in February of the year, in Washington, DC. The site includes general information about the summit as well as links to speaker presentations and the summit agenda.

Contact: Every Child Succeeds, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, ML 3005, Cincinnati, OH 45229-3039, Telephone: (513) 636-2830 Fax: (513) 636-2460 E-mail: everychildsucceeds@cchmc.org Web Site: http://www.everychildsucceeds.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Conference proceedings, Home visiting, Quality assurance

National Health Policy Forum. 2011. Oral health update: Ten years after the Surgeon General's report. Washington, DC: National Health Policy Forum,

Annotation: This resource contains materials from a forum held on January 21, 2011, in Washington, DC, to outline key changes in oral health status and access to care in the decade since the release of the Surgeon General’s May 2000 report. Forum topics included the relationship between oral health and overall health, the oral health status of Americans, the structure of the oral health care delivery system, and the roles of private and public dental insurance and safety net providers. Additional topics include key oral health provisions in the Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, state and local perspectives on access to care, and future directions for improving oral health.

Contact: National Health Policy Forum, George Washington University, 2131 K Street, N.W., Suite 500, Washington, DC 20037, Telephone: (202) 872-1390 E-mail: nhpf@gwu.edu Web Site: http://www.nhpf.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Conference proceedings, Health care financing, Health care utilization, Health insurance, National initiatives, Oral health

Pray L, Pillsbury L, and Food Forum, Food and Nutrition Board. 2011. Leveraging food technology for obesity prevention and reduction efforts: Workshop summary. Washington, DC: National Academies Press, 105 pp.

Annotation: This report summarizes proceedings from the Institute of Medicine's Food Forum, a public workshop held in November 2010 to examine the complexity of human eating behavior and explore various ways that the food industry can continue to leverage innovative food technologies as a method to influence energy intake and help reduce and prevent obesity. It summarizes speaker presentations that focused on the associations between certain eating behaviors and weight gain as well as the opportunities and challenges of altering the food in homes and restaurants in order to reduce overeating. The appendices include the workshop agenda, biographic sketches of speakers, abbreviations and acronyms, and a list of workshop attendees.

Contact: National Academies Press, 500 Fifth Street, N.W., Keck 360, Washington, DC 20001, Telephone: (202) 334-3313 Secondary Telephone: (888) 624-8373 Fax: (202) 334-2451 E-mail: customer_service@nap.edu Web Site: http://www.nap.edu Available from the website, after registration. Document Number: ISBN 978-0-309-21261-8.

Keywords: Conference proceedings, Food, Obesity, Prevention, Public health nutrition, Technology

Anderson KM and Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Roundtable on the Promotion of Health Equity and the Elimination of Health Disparities. 2011. State and local policy initiatives to reduce health disparities: Workshop summary. Washington, DC: National Academies Press, 126 pp.

Annotation: This report summarizes the presentations and related discussions that took place during a public workshop held by the Institute of Medicine in May 2009 to examine the role of state and local policy initiatives to reduce health disparities. The summary describes presentations on the changing conditions in communities where people live; community initiatives to reduce health disparities; and differences in policy initiatives in Great Britain and the state of Massachusetts. The report also summarizes a panel discussion by experts who presented their thoughts and reactions to the earlier presentations. Appendix A lists and describes local solutions to reduce inequities in health and safety. The workshop agenda and speaker bios are also included.

Contact: National Academies Press, 500 Fifth Street, N.W., Keck 360, Washington, DC 20001, Telephone: (202) 334-3313 Secondary Telephone: (888) 624-8373 Fax: (202) 334-2451 E-mail: customer_service@nap.edu Web Site: http://www.nap.edu Available from the website. Document Number: ISBN 978-0-309-18745-9.

Keywords: Community role, Conference proceedings, Health status disparities, Local initiatives, Public policy, Research, State Initiatives

Patel DM; Institute of Medicine, Forum on Global Violence Prevention. 2011. Preventing violence against women and children: Workshop summary. Washington, DC: National Academies Press, 222 pp.

Annotation: This report summarizes proceedings from the workshop sponsored by the Forum on Global Violence Prevention in January 2011 to explore the prevention of violence against women and children. The report provides an overview of the workshop, including summarizes of presentations, workshops, and discussions related to violence prevention strategies. Topics explored include the co-ocurrence of child maltreatment and intimate partner violence; paradigm shifts and changing social norms in violence prevention; and the state of prevention research in low- and middle-income countries. Summaries of various papers presented during the workshop are also included.

Contact: National Academies Press, 500 Fifth Street, N.W., Keck 360, Washington, DC 20001, Telephone: (202) 334-3313 Secondary Telephone: (888) 624-8373 Fax: (202) 334-2451 E-mail: customer_service@nap.edu Web Site: http://www.nap.edu $54.00 plus shipping and handling; also available from the website. Document Number: ISBN 978-0-309-21151-2.

Keywords: Battered women, Child abuse, Conference proceedings, Maltreated children, Physical abuse, Prevention programs, Violence, Violence prevention

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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.