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National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning. 2017. Framework for effective practice: Supporting school readiness for all children. Seattle, WA: National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning, 2 pp.

Annotation: This document describes a framework to support school readiness for all children. The framework comprises elements that foster children's learning and development, including teacher-child interactions that are emotionally and instructionally supportive and a well-organized classroom that maximizes learning opportunities; evidence-based curriculum and teaching strategies linked with ongoing assessment of child progress; and highly individualized teaching and learning practices that are required for some skills or for some children to access, participate, and thrive in the preschool classroom.

Contact: National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning, Telephone: (844) 261-3752 E-mail: ecdtl@ecetta.info Web Site: https://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/hslc/tta-system/teaching Available from the website.

Keywords: Assessment, Child development, Curriculum development, Emotional development, Learning, Quality assurance, School readiness, Spanish language materials, Teaching, Young children

Integrated Clinical and Social Systems for the Prevention and Management of Obesity Innovation Collaborative, Provider Training and Education Workgroup. 2017. Provider competencies for the prevention and management of obesity. Washington, DC: Bipartisan Policy Center, 9 pp.

Annotation: This document outlines competencies for health professionals engaged in obesity prevention and management. Contents include general concepts related to core obesity knowledge, interprofessional obesity care, and patient interactions related to obesity that can be integrated into existing curricula or used as a model for chronic disease curricula.

Contact: Bipartisan Policy Center, 1225 Eye Street NW, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20005, Telephone: (202) 204-2400 Fax: (202) 318-0876 E-mail: bipartisaninfo@bipartisanpolicy.org Web Site: https://bipartisanpolicy.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Competence, Competency-based education, Curriculum development, Disease management, Models, Nutrition, Obesity, Prevention programs, Preventive health services, Resources for professionals

National Institute for Health Care Management Foundation. 2016. Preventing childhood obesity in Michigan's classrooms: A collaboration between Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and statewide partners. Washington, DC: National Institute for Health Care Management Foundation, 4 pp. (Fact sheet)

Annotation: This fact sheet describes Building Healthy Communities, a school-based prevention program in Michigan to help children adopt healthy habits at a young age by providing access to healthy food, health education, physical education, and physical activity. Contents include a description of the program's development and implementation process, outcomes, and next steps. Topics include partnering organization efforts to pool funding, resources, and expertise to engage elementary schools and expand to middle and high schools throughout the state.

Contact: National Institute for Health Care Management Foundation, 1225 19th Street, N.W., Suite 710, Washington, DC 20036, Telephone: (202) 296-4426 Fax: (202) 296-4319 E-mail: http://www.nihcm.org/contact Web Site: http://www.nihcm.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Behavior modification, Children, Collaboration, Curriculum, Elementary schools, Health behavior, Health promotion, High schools, Michigan, Middle schools, Nutrition education, Nutrition services, Obesity, Outcome and process assessment, Physical activity, Physical education, Prevention programs, Program descriptions, Public private partnerships, School health education, School health programs, State programs, Statewide planning

National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Division of Adolescent and School Health. 2016. Developing a scope and sequence for sexual health education. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 15 pp.

Annotation: This document describes how to determine the sexual health content and skills that should be taught at each grade level within a school health education curriculum framework to lower students' risk of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections, and unplanned pregnancy. Contents include guidance on using the Health Education Curriculum Analysis Tool (HECAT) to inform the breadth and arrangement of key health topics and concepts across grade levels (scope) and the logical progression of essential health knowledge, skills, and behaviors to be addressed at each grade level (sequence) from pre-kindergarten through the 12th grade. Additional contents include steps to create or revise a sexual health scope and sequence using the HECAT. A brief overview that explains what a scope and sequence is and what it is meant to accomplish is also available.

Contact: National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatits, STD, and TB Prevention, Division of Adolescent and School Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, N.E., Mailstop K-29, Atlanta, GA 30341-3724, Telephone: 800-232-4636 Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 E-mail: cdcinfo@cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescent health, Adolescent pregnancy prevention, Curriculum development, HIV, Primary prevention, School districts, School health education, Schools, Sexual health, Sexually transmitted diseases

Procter and Gamble Company. 2016. Children's oral health. Cincinnati, OH: Procter and Gamble Company, multiple items.

Annotation: These public-awareness-campaign materials are designed for use during Children’s Dental Health Month (February) to encourage good oral health for children of all ages. Contents include activity sheets; a guide for parents; a poster for displaying in an office waiting room; a certificate to present to children; tools for classroom educators (customizable letter and teacher’s guide); and classroom resources, including lesson plans, demos and videos, and frequently asked questions.

Contact: Procter and Gamble Company, Cincinnati, OH Telephone: (800) 543-2577 Web Site: http://www.dentalcare.com Available from the website.

Keywords: Children, Consumer education materials, Curriculum development, Learning, Multimedia, Oral health, Oral hygiene, Prevention programs, Primary prevention, Program development, Program planning, Public awareness campaign materials, Teaching

Oral Health Nursing Education and Practice. 2015. Interprofessional oral health faculty toolkit for primary care, nurse practitioner, and midwifery programs. New York, NY: New York University College of Nursing, multiple items.

Annotation: This toolkit is intended to facilitate the integration of oral-systemic health content and clinical competencies into nurse practitioner and midwifery curricula. The content is organized by program and describes how to incorporate evidence-based oral-systemic health content, teaching-learning strategies, and clinical experiences into pediatric, family, adult-gerontology, women’s health, psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner, and midwifery programs. Contents include an overview, a user guide, and curricular templates.

Contact: New York University College of Nursing, Oral Health Nursing Education & Practice Initiative, 433 First Avenue, Sixth Floor, New York, NY 10003, Telephone: (212) 992-7023 E-mail: OHNEP@nyu.edu Web Site: https://ohnep.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Curriculum development, Interdisciplinary approach, Nursing education, Oral health, Primary care, Service integration

Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health, Health Professions Across All Professions Expert Panel. 2015. Population health across all professions expert panel report (rev.). Washington, DC: Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health, 12 pp. (Framing the Future)

Annotation: \This paper provides guidance for integrating health concepts into the professional and interprofessional curricula of health and other professions such as law, business, architecture, urban planning, education, and engineering, including joint and dual degree programs.

Contact: Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health, 1900 M Street, NW, Suite 710, Washington, DC 20036, Telephone: (202) 296-1099 Fax: (202) 296-1252 E-mail: info@aspph.org Web Site: http://www.aspph.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Curriculum development, Professional education, Public health

Meyer SM, Garr DR, Evans C, Maeshiro R. 2015. Advancing interprofessional clinical prevention and population health education: A curriculum development guide for health professions faculty. Washington, DC: Association for Prevention Teaching and Research and Healthy People Curriculum Task Force, 27 pp.

Annotation: This document for health professions education program faculty provides guidance on developing curricula focused on students' abilities to participate effectively as members of interprofessional health care teams delivering clinical prevention and population health services. Contents include examples of integrative learning strategies that address selected core competencies and content elements within the Clinical Prevention and Population Health Curriculum Framework. The content may be adapted and activities customized to an institution's specific learning environments and health professions education programs including dental medicine, medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, pharmacy, physical therapy, physician assistant, and public health.

Contact: Association for Prevention Teaching and Research, 1001 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Suite 610, Washington, DC 20036, Telephone: (202) 463-0550 Secondary Telephone: (866) 474-APTR (474-2787) Fax: (202) 463-0555 E-mail: info@aptrweb.org Web Site: http://www.aptrweb.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Clinical medicine, Curriculum development, Disease prevention, Health care systems, Health occupations, Health policy, Health promotion, Health services, Preventive medicine, Professional education

Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network. 2015. Putting public health evidence in action. [Carboro, NC: Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network Coordinating Center], multiple items.

Annotation: This training curriculum describes tools for planning and evaluating community health intervention strategies. Topics include what evidence is and where to find evidence-based strategies; and how to select, adapt, and evaluate interventions. Contents include seven modules, along with case studies and exercises. A facilitator's guide and support materials for planning and delivering a training workshop are also included.

Contact: Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network Coordinating Center, c/o University of North Carolina, 200 North Greensboro Street, Carboro, NC 27510, Telephone: (919) 966-8013 Fax: (919) 843-3418 E-mail: dbush@unc.edu Web Site: http://cpcrn.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Community programs, Curriculum, Health educators, Needs assessment, Program evaluation, Program planning, Public health education, Resources for professionals, Training

National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatits, STD, and TB Prevention, Division of Adolescent and School Health. 2015. Health education curriculum analysis tool: A guide for health education teacher preparation program in institutions of higher education. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 114 pp.

Annotation: This guide provides a series of six lessons for use by instructors in institutions of higher education who are responsible for professional teacher preparation programs in health education, and in preservice courses that focus on improving health education curriculum selection and instruction. An introduction provides instructors with a synopsis of the guide, the intended outcomes of the lessons, a description of the lesson format, and essential actions to take in preparing to implement the lessons. Lessons 1–5 introduce students to the knowledge and skills prerequisite for analyzing a written single or multiple grade-level health education curricula, and then using those skills to analyze a curriculum. In lesson 6, students apply the elements of the Health Education Curriculum Analysis Tool (HECAT) to develop their own health education unit plans for use in the classroom.

Contact: National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatits, STD, and TB Prevention, Division of Adolescent and School Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, N.E., Mailstop K-29, Atlanta, GA 30341-3724, Telephone: 800-232-4636 Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 E-mail: cdcinfo@cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth Available from the website.

Keywords: Curricula, Curriculum development, Outcome and process assessment, Preservice training, Program improvement, Program planning, School health education, School health programs, Teachers

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research. 2014. North Carolina Program on Health Literacy. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research, multiple items.

Annotation: This program is designed to further health literacy collaborations among university disciplines (medicine, nursing, public health, dentistry, pharmacy, and education), community organizations, and others to improve health outcomes. Program services include continuing medical education, patient education materials and patient decision aids, curriculum development, health care system quality improvement, and grant writing assistance. Information about program members, literacy assessment instruments, health communication aids, teaching aids, and a toolkit are available on the website.

Contact: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research, 725 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, CB# 7590, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, Telephone: (919) 966-5011 E-mail: contact@schsr.unc.edu Web Site: http://www.schsr.unc.edu Available from the website.

Keywords: Continuing education, Curriculum development, Health literacy, Interdisciplinary approach, Oral health, Program descriptions, Program improvement, Resources for professionals

Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health. 2014. A master of public health degree for the 21st century (rev.). Washington, DC: Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health, 6 pp. (Framing the Future)

Annotation: This report provides guidance for an overall reframing of the masters in public health degree. Contents include key considerations, design features, and critical content intended to guide the purposeful transition to a 21st century model of public health education at the professional master's level.

Contact: Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health, 1900 M Street, NW, Suite 710, Washington, DC 20036, Telephone: (202) 296-1099 Fax: (202) 296-1252 E-mail: info@aspph.org Web Site: http://www.aspph.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Curriculum development, Graduate education, Professional education, Public health, Trends

Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health. 2014. DrPH for the 21st century. Washington, DC: Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health, 7 pp. (Framing the Future)

Annotation: This report provides guidance for an overall reframing of the Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) degree. Contents include key considerations, design features, and critical content intended to guide the purposeful transition to a 21st century model of public health education at the professional doctoral level.

Contact: Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health, 1900 M Street, NW, Suite 710, Washington, DC 20036, Telephone: (202) 296-1099 Fax: (202) 296-1252 E-mail: info@aspph.org Web Site: http://www.aspph.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Curriculum development, Professional education, Public health, Trends

Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health and League for Innovation in the Community College. 2014. Community colleges and public health project final report. Washington, DC: Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health, 46 pp. (Framing the Future)

[U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Division of Maternal and Child Health Workforce Development]. [2013]. Integrating women's health into schools of public health curricula. [Rockville, MD: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Division of Maternal and Child Health Workforce Development], 9 pp.

Annotation: This brief describes the process and outcomes of five projects to improve graduate student understanding of women's health and support institutional commitment to women's health. Topics include creating experiential learning opportunities for public health graduate students, fostering new didactic learning opportunities, and integrating women's health material into existing courses. The brief also includes information on women's health curricula offered by 13 federally-funded schools of public health. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Division of Maternal and Child Health Workforce Development, Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (301) 443-2340 Web Site: http://mchb.hrsa.gov/maternal-child-health-initiatives/workforce-training Available from the website.

Keywords: Curricula, Curriculum development, Graduate education, MCH training programs, Women's health

National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Division of Adolescent and School Health and National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Population Health. 2013-. Training tools for healthy schools: Promoting health and academic success. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, multiple items.

Annotation: These resources are designed to help schools systematically assess and improve health policies and programs, identify national standards for health and physical education, revise health or physical education curricula, and align with national guidelines to promote healthy eating and physical activity. Contents include a guide for assessing the strengths and weaknesses of health policies and programs and developing an action plan to improve them; analysis tools for revising, selecting, or developing a quality health education or physical education curricula; and guidelines for promoting healthy eating and physical activity. Resources include information for state or local health and education agencies on hosting a workshop for schools or districts.

Contact: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30329-4027, Telephone: (800) 232-4636 Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 E-mail: cdcinfo@cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Assessment, Curriculum development, Health promotion, Nutrition education, Physical education, Policy development, Program improvement, School health education, Schools, Standards, Training

National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Division of Adolescent and School Health and Division of Population Health. 2013. National health education standards. Atlanta, GA: National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, 1 v.

Annotation: These standards present written expectations for what students should know and be able to do by grades 2, 5, 8, and 12 to promote personal, family, and community health. The standards provide a framework for curriculum development and selection, instruction, and student assessment in health education.

Contact: National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30329-4027, Telephone: (800) 232-4636 Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 E-mail: cdcinfo@cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov/nchhstp Available from the website.

Keywords: Assessment, Curriculum development, Oral health, School age children, School health education, Standards

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Gillings School of Global Public Health, Department of Maternal and Child Health and Frank Porter Graham Chid Development Institute. 2013. National Training Institute (NTI) for Child Care Health Consultants . Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, multiple items.

Annotation: This website comprises materials developed by the Healthy Child Care America train-the-trainer program to address the needs of child care health consultants. Contents include modules and toolkits on topics such as consulting, curriculum development, caring for children who are ill, child maltreatment, children with special health needs, environmental health (including lead), the field of child care, infectious disease, injury prevention, mental health, nutrition and physical activity, oral health, quality in child care, and staff health. Evaluation forms, templates, and a training checklist are included. [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: Child care, Child care workers, Child maltreatment, Children with special health care needs, Communicable diseases, Curriculum development, Environmental health, Infections, Injury prevention, Lead, Mental health, Nutrition, Oral health, Out of home care, Physical activity, Qualitative evaluation, Training

Neinstein LS. 2013. Adolescent health curriculum [supplement]. Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California, 1 v.

Annotation: This resource for health professionals who teach adolescent health or clinical care of adolescents and young adults is designed to supplement existing adolescent health curricula. Contents include background, cases, questions and answers, links to websites, and references. Topics include puberty, interviewing and communicating with adolescents, confidentiality issues, health screening, sexuality, medical problems, eating disorders, and substance abuse.

Keywords: Adolescent health, Curriculum development, Resources for professionals, Teaching

Association of Schools and Programs of Public, Blue Ribbon Public Health Employers' Advisory Board. 2013. Public health trends and redesigned education: Blue Ribbon Public Health Employers' Advisory Board–Summary of interviews. Washington, DC: Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health, 13 pp. (Framing the Future)

Annotation: This report summarizes comments from telephone interviews with employers in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors about emerging trends in public health and how public health graduates should be educated to address them. The appendix contains a list of key topics identified by interviewees as likely to draw attention and resources in the coming years from practitioners, researchers, and policymakers.

Contact: Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health, 1900 M Street, NW, Suite 710, Washington, DC 20036, Telephone: (202) 296-1099 Fax: (202) 296-1252 E-mail: info@aspph.org Web Site: http://www.aspph.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Curriculum development, Professional education, Public health, Trends

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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.