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Stein REK, Jessop DJ, Ireys HT, eds. rev. 1984. Conference report: Education of pediatricians for the ongoing care of children with special health care needs, July 26-28, 1983. New York, NY: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, 45 pp.

Annotation: This report describes the organization, structure and objectives of the conference on educating pediatricians in the care of children with special health needs. The conference was organized into small group sessions dealing with the following topics: roles of the pediatrician in the care of children with special needs, skills needed for executing identified roles, how current medical education fosters and obstructs the development of needed skills, enhancing the preparation of pediatricians for the care of children with special health needs, and a discussion about what changes need to be made to educational programs. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Montefiore Medical Center , Rosenthal 4, Room Red Zone SE Pavillion , 111 East 210th Street , Bronx, NY 10467, Telephone: (718) 741-2460 Fax: (718) 654-6692 E-mail: Web Site: http://www.einstein.yu.edu/departments/pediatrics/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Children with special health care needs, Conferences, Educational programs, Medical education, Pediatricians, Professional training, Reports

Child Welfare League of America. n.d.. The history of White House conferences on children and youth. Arlington, VA: Child Welfare League of America, 78 pp.

Annotation: This report provides information on White House conferences on children and youth, beginning in 1909 and extending through 1970. A description of each conference is included.The report is primarily composed of multiple appendices that include supplementary documents pertaining to the conferences.

Contact: Child Welfare League of America, 1726 M Street, N.W., Suite 500, Washington, DC 20036, Telephone: (202) 688-4200 Fax: (202) 833-1689 Web Site: http://www.cwla.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Child advocacy, Children, Conferences, Federal initiatives, Government, History, Youth

Georgetown University Health Justice Alliance. 2018. Oral health convening focusing on children with special health care needs. Washington, DC: O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, 36 pp.

Annotation: This document provides information about the Oral Health Convening Focusing on Children with Special Health Care Needs conducted by the Georgetown University (GU) Health Justice Alliance and the George E. Richmond Foundation on March 18, 2018, in Washington, DC. The convening brought together a multidisciplinary group of key stakeholders to share their expertise and insights related to how to improve the oral health of children with special health care needs (CSHCN) in Washington, DC, and identify policy solutions to improve access to oral health care for CSHCN. The document provides background information about oral health and CSHCN and includes a description of each panel session and breakout session.

Contact: O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Georgetown University, Hotung Building, Fifth Floor, 600 New Jersey Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20001, Telephone: (202) 662-9203 Fax: (202) 662-4045 E-mail: oneillinstitute@law.georgetown.edu Web Site: http://www.law.georgetown.edu/oneillinstitute/

Keywords: Children with special health care needs: Access to health care: Public policy, Conferences, District of Columbia, Local initiatives, Oral health

Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, Oral Health Program. 2015. Many Communities, Many Needs, Many Opportunities Idaho Oral Health Summit May 18–19, 2015. Boise, ID: Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, Oral Health Program, 4 pp.

Annotation: This document presents the objectives and agenda for a summit held on May 18–19, 2015, in Boise, Idaho, to build a network to improve oral health in Idaho. Topics include opportunities for networking and leveraging of resources in local communities and across the state, education and training on best practices in collaboration, grassroots leadership and action for improving oral health for all in Idaho, and goals and strategies of the 2015–2020 Idaho Oral Health Action Plan.

Contact: Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, Oral Health Program, P.O. Box 83720, 450 West State Street, Boise, ID 83720-0036, Telephone: (800) 926-2588 Web Site: http://www.healthandwelfare.idaho.gov/portal/alias__Rainbow/lang__en-US/tabID__3494/DesktopDefault.aspx Available from the website.

Keywords: Collaboration, Community action, Conferences, Dental hygienists, Goals, Idaho, Leadership, Model programs, Networking, Oral health, Program improvement, Statewide planning, Training

U.S. National Oral Health Alliance. 2014. Summary of the sixth leadership colloquium: Strengthening the dental care delivery system–U.S. National Oral Health Alliance, June 17-18, 2013, Washington, DC. Boston, MA: U.S. National Oral Health Alliance, 53 pp.

Annotation: This report summarizes the National Oral Health Alliance Leadership Colloquium held on June 17–18, 2013, in Washington, DC, to examine how to strengthen the oral-health-care-delivery system. The report provides an overview of key areas of focus, shared ideas, and next steps envisioned by colloquium participants. Topics include focusing oral health care on prevention and wellness; work force models and care-delivery systems; and team-based oral health and medical care. Other topics include educating the public about the importance of oral health care; and aligning payment and systems approaches to promote and support wellness.

Contact: U.S. National Oral Health Alliance, 465 Medford Street, Boston, MA 02129, Telephone: (617) 886-1466 E-mail: info@usalliancefororalhealth.org Web Site: http://www.usnoha.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Conferences, Dental care, Health care delivery, Leadership, Oral health, Service delivery systems

U.S. National Oral Health Alliance. 2013. Summary of the fourth leadership colloquium: Metrics for improving oral health—U.S. National Oral Health Alliance, November 15–16, 2012, New Orleans, Louisiana. Boston, MA: U.S. National Oral Health Alliance, 36 pp.

Annotation: This report summarizes the fourth leadership colloquium of the National Oral Health Alliance to develop and draw attention to critical metrics for improving oral health. The summary provides an overview of key areas of focus, shared ideas, and next steps envisioned by colloquium participants. Topics include creating a standardized approach to gather oral health data; developing a national oral health plan; examining oral health costs, financing, and outcomes; using data to build a nationwide dialogue about oral health; and providing information that helps people take action.

Contact: U.S. National Oral Health Alliance, 465 Medford Street, Boston, MA 02129, Telephone: (617) 886-1466 E-mail: info@usalliancefororalhealth.org Web Site: http://www.usnoha.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Conferences, Data analysis, Data collection, Leadership, Measures, Oral health, Program improvement

Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs. 2013. 2013 AMCHP annual conference: Advancing the maternal and child health vision. Washington, DC: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs,

Annotation: This web site contains video archives of plenary sessions, and selected skill-building workshops and power sessions for the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs (AMCHP) annual conference held February 9-12, 2013 in Washington, DC. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

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: Conferences, MCH training

U.S. National Oral Health Alliance. 2013. Summary of the fifth leadership colloquium: Financing models for oral health–U.S. National Oral Health Alliance, April 2-3, 2013, Atlanta, Georgia. Boston, MA: U.S. National Oral Health Alliance, 8 pp.

Annotation: This report summarizes the fifth leadership colloquium of the National Oral Health Alliance to examine the financing of oral health. The summary provides an overview of key areas of focus, shared ideas, and next steps envisioned by colloquium participants. Topics include advocacy, literacy, financing, reimbursement models, data, disease prevention, and community engagement.

Contact: U.S. National Oral Health Alliance, 465 Medford Street, Boston, MA 02129, Telephone: (617) 886-1466 E-mail: info@usalliancefororalhealth.org Web Site: http://www.usnoha.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Conferences, Financing, Leadership, Model programs, Oral health

Michigan Department of Community Health, Delta Dental, Children's Dental Health Project, Michigan Oral Health Coalition. 2013. A summary of the 2013 Michigan perinatal oral health conference. [Lansing, MI]: Michigan Department of Community Health, Perinatal Oral Health Program, 26 pp., exec. summ. (2 pp.).

Annotation: This report summarizes a conference held on August 7–8, 2013, in Okemos, MI, to address the oral health needs of pregnant women and infants. Contents include an overview of the conference presentations and discussions and a draft action plan. Presentation topics include the Michigan landscape, federal priorities, and state efforts to develop perinatal oral health care guidelines. The draft action plan outlines objectives identified by conference participants as the guiding principles for program planning and policy development.

Contact: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Capitol View Building, 201 Townsend Street, Lansing, MI 48913, Telephone: (517) 373-3740 Web Site: http://www.michigan.gov/mdhhs Available from the website.

Keywords: Conferences, Infants, Michigan, Oral health, Perinatal health, Policy development, Pregnant women, Program planning, State MCH programs

U.S. National Oral Health Alliance. 2012. Summary of the second leadership colloquium: Prevention and public health infrastructure–U.S. National Oral Health Alliance, March 13-14, 2012, Chicago, Illinois. Boston, MA: U.S. National Oral Health Alliance, 36 pp.

Annotation: This report summarizes the second leadership colloquium of the National Oral Health Alliance to examine the role of prevention and public health infrastructure in strengthening the national commitment to optimal oral health for all. The summary provides an overview of key areas of focus, shared ideas, and next steps envisioned by colloquium participants.

Contact: U.S. National Oral Health Alliance, 465 Medford Street, Boston, MA 02129, Telephone: (617) 886-1466 E-mail: info@usalliancefororalhealth.org Web Site: http://www.usnoha.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Conferences, Leadership, Oral health, Prevention, Public health infrastructure

U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau. 2012. COIIN conference webcast: Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network (COIIN) to reduce infant mortality. [Rockville, MD]: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 2 videos (3 min., 22 sec.).

Annotation: This webinar describes efforts to build on the success of the Infant Mortality Summit held in January 2012, at which the 13 states in Public Health Regions IV and VI developed plans to reduce infant mortality through five common priority strategies and the development of the Collaborative Improvement & Innovation Network (COIN). This network's objective is to facilitate collaborative learning and adoption of proven quality improvement principles and practices across 13 states to reduce infant mortality and improve birth outcomes. The network includes the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB), the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs (AMCHP), the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO), CityMatCH, the March of Dimes, and other federal partners including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). [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: Audiovisual materials, Collaboration, Federal initiatives, Infant mortality, Program improvement, Region IV, Region VI, Strategic plans, Video conferences

International Stillbirth Alliance, First Candle, and International Society for the Study and Prevention of Perinatal and Infant Death. 2012. The 2012 International Conference on Stillbirth, SIDS and Infant Survival [participants' program]. Baltimore, MD: First Candle, 146 pp.

Annotation: This conference program outlines the agenda and activities of the 2012 international conference focusing on stillbirth, SIDS, and infant survival held in Baltimore, Maryland. Contents include lists of conference committees and exhibitors, the agenda, a speaker listing, abstracts of oral presentations, a list of poster presentations, and other information.

Contact: CJ First Candle, 49 Locust Avenue, Suite 104, New Canaan, CT 06840, Telephone: (800) 221-7437 E-mail: alison@cjfirstcandle.org Web Site: http://cjfirstcandle.org/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Conferences, Fetal death, Infant death, Infant death, SIDS

U.S. National Oral Health Alliance. 2012. Summary of the third leadership colloquium: Oral health literacy as a pathway to health equity–U.S. National Oral Health Alliance, June 6-7, 2012, San Francisco, California. Boston, MA: U.S. National Oral Health Alliance, 36 pp.

Annotation: This report summarizes the third leadership colloquium of the National Oral Health Alliance to address critical questions about oral health literacy as a pathway to health equity. The summary provides an overview of key areas of focus, shared ideas, and next steps envisioned by colloquium participants. Topics include developing trust; directing attention to prevention; shifting policy and financing; educating the public; connecting, partnering, and collaborating; and advocating for all people.

Contact: U.S. National Oral Health Alliance, 465 Medford Street, Boston, MA 02129, Telephone: (617) 886-1466 E-mail: info@usalliancefororalhealth.org Web Site: http://www.usnoha.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Conferences, Equal opportunities, Health literacy, Leadership, Oral health

Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs. 2011. AMCHP annual conference: Working together to improve maternal and Child health. Washington, DC: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, 70 pp.

Annotation: This booklet contains descriptions of sessions held at the February 12-15, 2011 conference in Washington, DC. The conference was held in conjunction with Family Voices. The booklet also describes additional meetings and activities, Capitol Hill visits, poster session participants, and exhibitors. [Funded in part by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

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 Contact for cost information.

Keywords: Access to health care, Adolescent health, Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, Child health, Conferences, Families, MCH services, Maternal health

Davis K, Bowers B, ed. 2011. Pathways to integrated health care: Strategies for African American communities and organizations—Consensus statements and recommendations. [Rockville, MD]: U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, Office of Minority Health, 34 pp.

Annotation: This report provides consensus statements and recommendations resulting from a national dialogue on Effective Holistic Health for African Amereicans/Blacks convened by the Office of Minority Health in August 2010. The purpose of the dialogue was to address specific and outstanding concerns related to mental health, substance use/abuse, primary care, and the critically needed support services from a holistic health paradigm for Americans of African ancestry in the United States. The report includes four consensus statements developed by forty-five key leaders in health, religion, education, advocacy, and public policy, and recommendations calling for broad, inclusive and fully integrated approaches to behavioral health and primary care that achieve health equity across the life span.

Contact: U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, Office of Minority Health, The Tower Building , 1101 Wootton Parkway, Suite 600, Rockville, MD 20852, Telephone: (240) 453-2882 Secondary Telephone: (800)444-6472 Fax: (301)251-2160 E-mail: info@minorityhealth.hhs.gov Web Site: http://minorityhealth.hhs.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Blacks, Conferences, Federal initiatives, Holistic health, Minority health, Reports

Maine Dental Access Coalition. 2011. Oral health for young children: Everybody's business [proceedings]. [Augusta, ME]: Maine Dental Access Coalition, 10 items.

Annotation: These presentations and handouts designed for health professionals and oral health professionals are from a conference held on May 6, 2011, in Northport, Maine, to address oral health in young children. Topics include behavior change, effective communication, oral health during pregnancy, fluoride, the Head Start Dental Home Initiative, and oral health services for children.

Contact: Maine Dental Access Coalition, 11 Parkwood Drive, Augusta, ME 04330, Telephone: (207) 622-7566 E-mail: MDAC@mcd.org Web Site: http://www.mainedentalaccess.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Children, Communication, Conferences, Fluorides, Head Start, Health behavior, Maine, Oral health, Pregnancy, Pregnant women, State initiatives

U.S. National Oral Health Alliance. 2011. Summary of the first leadership colloquium: Medical and dental collaboration–U.S. National Oral Health Alliance, November 7-8, 2011, Washington, DC. Boston, MA: U.S. National Oral Health Alliance, 26 pp.

Annotation: This report summarizes the first leadership colloquium of the National Oral Health Alliance to discuss the role of medical and dental collaboration in building national commitment to optimal oral health for all. The summary provides an overview of key areas of focus, shared ideas, and next steps envisioned by colloquium participants.

Contact: U.S. National Oral Health Alliance, 465 Medford Street, Boston, MA 02129, Telephone: (617) 886-1466 E-mail: info@usalliancefororalhealth.org Web Site: http://www.usnoha.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Collaboration, Conferences, Interdisciplinary approach, Leadership, Oral health

National Center for Family / Professional Partnerships. 2011. Family-to-family health information centers grantee meeting: Sharing activities, ideas, and resources. Albuquerque, NM: National Center for Family/Professional Partnerships, 79 pp.

Annotation: This document contains materials for participants in the February 2011 meeting held in Washington, DC, to improve systems that serve children and youth with special health care needs. Contents include the meeting agenda, a list of participants; individual state pages describing successful activities that participants submitted on partnerships, initiatives, and methods providing value of family and professional partnerships; charts of self-reported measures, and a resource index. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Center for Family / Professional Partnerships, Family Voices, 3701 San Mateo Boulevard, N.W., Suite 103, Albuquerque, NM 87110, Telephone: (505) 872-4774 Secondary Telephone: (888) 835-5669 Fax: (505) 872-4780 Web Site: http://www.fv-ncfpp.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents with special health care needs, Children with special health care needs, Collaboration, Conferences, Family centered services, Health services delivery

Minnesota Department of Health. 2010. Sudden, unexpected infant death: Infant mortality trends, parental grief and the role of the public health nurse. St. Paul, MN: Minnesota Department of Health,

Annotation: This video conference focuses on trends in sudden unexpected infant mortality and how to work with bereaved parents after the loss of an infant. Presentations focus on SIDS infant mortality trends; bereavement counseling; working with bereaved parents; preparing for home visits; developing listening skills; and risk factors that may complicate grief. The website provides access to the archived video conference as well as supplemental bereavement literature and other resources.

Contact: Minnesota Department of Health, P.O. Box 64975, St. Paul, MN 55164-0975, Telephone: (651) 201-5000 Secondary Telephone: (888) 345-0823 Web Site: http://www.health.state.mn.us Available from the website.

Keywords: Audiovisual materials, Bereavement, Conferences, Counseling, Grief, Infant mortality, Parent support services, Professional training, SIDS, Trends

Mouden LD. 2010. North Dakota Oral Health Program Policy Tool Workshop: A report of activities and outcomes, including use of the policy development tool, developed by the Children's Dental Health Project in Cooperation with the CDC Division of Oral Health. [Bismarck, ND]: North Dakota Department of Health, Oral Health Program, 7 pp.

Annotation: This report summarizes a workshop held on June 11, 2010, in Bismarck, North Dakota, to discuss oral health issues and policy. Topics included priorities in committing funds to train dentists to treat clients with special health care needs, serving state and tribal entities, creating an awareness program on oral health and general health for legislators and the public, expanding tobacco-education efforts, expanding the role of dental hygienists and assistants, and expanding loan-repayment programs for dental students. Sample worksheets provided to attendees are included.

Contact: North Dakota Department of Health, Oral Health Program, 600 East Boulevard Avenue, Department 301, Bismarck, ND 58505-0200, Telephone: (800) 472-2286 Secondary Telephone: (701) 328-2356 Fax: (701) 328-1412 Web Site: http://www.ndhealth.gov/oralhealth Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, American Indians, Conferences, North Dakota, Oral health, Special health care services, State programs, Work force

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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.