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University of Maryland-Baltimore, Center for Social Work Education in Maternal and Child Health. n.d.. Ethnicity and maternal and child health care. Baltimore, MD: University of Maryland-Baltimore, Center for Social Work Education in Maternal and Child Health, ca. 75 pp.

Annotation: This unpublished document contains a set of 4 teaching modules: (1) Ethnicity and Healthy Birth Outcomes; (2) Ethnicity and Genetic Disease; (3) Culture and AIDS Prevention in Adolescents; and (4) Using the Internet in Maternal and Child Health. Each of the modules contains lesson objectives; a suggested reading list followed by a section of summaries; and suggested assignments and class presentations geared towards the objectives discussed at the beginning of each module. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: University of Maryland School of Social Work, Center for Maternal and Child Health Social Work Education, 525 West Redwood Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, Telephone: (410) 706-7533 Fax: (410) 706-6046 Web Site: http://cmchswe.umaryland.edu Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescent health, Child health, Disease prevention, Educational materials, Ethnic factors, Internet, MCH training, Maternal health

Massachusetts Department of Public Health. n.d.. Your preschool child. [no place]: Massachusetts Department of Public Health, 40 pp.

Annotation: This pamphlet for parents describes care and safety for children age one year until entry into school. Topics include growth and development, building personality, discipline, prevention of disease and defects, prevention of accidents, proper nutrition, and daily child care. Additional topics include play and playthings, and care of the sick child. An index concludes the pamphlet.

Contact: Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchlibrary.org Photocopy available at no charge.

Keywords: Child health, Child safety, Developmental stages, Disease prevention, Hygiene, Injury prevention, Nutrition

Healthy Teen Network and ETR Associates. n.d.. Weaving science & practice: Frequently asked questions about science-based approaches. Baltimore, MD: Healthy Teen Network, 20 pp.

Annotation: This document describes seven science-based approaches in adolescent pregnancy, HIV, and sexually transmitted infection prevention. Topics include assessment, health education and behavior change theory, logic models, science-based programs, adaptation and fidelity, characteristics of promising programs, and process and outcome evaluation. Additional topics include the benefits of using science-based approaches, ten steps for getting to outcomes, and training and technical assistance.

Contact: Healthy Teen Network, 1501 Saint Paul Street, Suite 124, Baltimore, MD 21202, Telephone: (410) 685-0410 Fax: (410) 687-0481 E-mail: info@healthyteennetwork.org Web Site: http://www.healthyteennetwork.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescent pregnancy prevention, Assessment, Behavior modification, HIV, Health behavior, Health education, Methods, Models, Outcome evaluation, Prevention programs, Process evaluation, Sexually transmitted diseases

National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center. 2021. Dental sealants: A resource guide (5th ed.). Washington, DC: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, 19 pp.

Annotation: This resource guide provides an overview of the use and application of dental sealants. The first section features descriptions of and links to materials on policy, professional education, tools, training, public education, and state and local programs. The second section lists federal agencies, national professional associations, and resource centers that may serve as resources. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057, E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchoralhealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Bibliographies, Children, Dental sealants, Directories, Disease prevention, Oral health, Resource materials

Caffrey E, Tate AR, Cashion SW, Lee JY, Casamassimo P, Wright R, Litch CS, Essling M. 2021. Are your kids covered? Medicaid coverage for the essential oral health benefits (2nd ed.). Chicago, IL: American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, 16 pp.

Annotation: This brief evaluates Medicaid coverage for a select group of dental insurance codes that address barriers to optimal oral health care for children. The goal of the brief, which explains how these codes are created and why they are important, is to raise awareness of the codes and of the benefits of advocating for their inclusion in state fee schedules. For each code, the brief offers a rationale, a recommendation, and a list of states that reimburse for the code.

Contact: American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, 211 East Chicago Avenue, Suite 1600, Chicago, IL 60611-2637, Telephone: (312) 337-2169 Fax: (312) 337-6329 Web Site: http://www.aapd.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Dental caries, Disease prevention, Insurance, Medicaid, Oral health

Oral Health Ohio. 2021. Ohio's state oral health plan 2021-2022: Goal--Ohioans know the relationship between oral and systemic health. Cincinnati, OH: Oral Health Ohio, 1 p.

Annotation: This infographic provides information about Ohio’s 2021–2022 state oral health plan goal to ensure that Ohioans understand the relationship between oral and systemic health. It discusses the association between periodontal disease and systemic conditions and the relationship between oral health and health care expenditures. Challenges related to oral health care that skilled nursing facilities face are also addressed.

Contact: Center for Reproductive Rights , 120 Wall Street , New York, NY 10005, Telephone: (917) 637-3600 Fax: (917) 637-3666 E-mail: info@reprorights.org Web Site: http://www.reproductiverights.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Chronic illnesses and disabilities, Costs, Ohio, Oral health, Periodontal diseases, Prevention, Skilled nursing facilities, Statewide planning

Barzel R, Holt K, eds. 2020. Oral health care during pregnancy: A resource guide (3rd ed.). Washington, DC: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, 29 pp.

Annotation: This resource guide includes information for health professionals to help them provide pregnant women with appropriate and timely oral health care. The guide describes materials, such as brochures and handouts, curricula, guidelines, reports, and tools. It also lists federal agencies, national professional associations, and resource centers that may serve as resources. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057, E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchoralhealth.org Available at no charge; also available from the website.

Keywords: Bibliographies, Directories, Disease prevention, Health promotion, Health services, Oral health, Pregnant women, Resource materials

American Academy of Pediatrics. 2020. Promoting oral health. Itasca, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, 4 pp. (Bright Futures implementation tip sheet)

Annotation: This tip sheet provides information about promoting oral health among children and adolescents. It offers background on the importance of oral health for child and adolescent development and discusses oral health services that children and adolescents should receive. Also discussed are making the most of oral health supervision visits by using the Bright Futures Tool & Resource Kit and age-specific guidance from health supervision visits. A table summarizing anticipatory guidance by developmental stage is included. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: American Academy of Pediatrics, 345 Park Boulevard, Itasca, IL 60143, Telephone: (630) 626-6000 Secondary Telephone: (847) 434-4000 Fax: (847) 434-8000 Web Site: https://www.aap.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescent health, Disease prevention, Health care delivery, Health promotion, Oral health

Barzel R, Holt K, eds. 2020. Nutrition and oral health: A resource guide. Washington, DC: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, 19 pp.

Annotation: This resource guide is designed to assist health professionals and parents in promoting good eating and oral health practices to help prevent oral disease in pregnant women, infants, children, and adolescents. The guide provides descriptions of materials on data and surveillance, policy, professional education and training, and public education. Descriptions of and contact information for relevant organizations is also included. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057, E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchoralhealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescent health, Disease prevention, Health promotion, Infant health, Nutrition, Oral health, Pregnant women

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 2020. HHS initiatives to address the disparate impact of COVID-19 on African Americans and other racial and ethnic minorities. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 4 pp.

Annotation: [This fact sheet is focused on the immediate steps the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has taken to address the disparate impact of COVID-19 on African Americans and other racial and ethnic minorities. Topics include (1) improving understanding of COVID-19's impact on minorities through data collection and reporting by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, (2) making testing and treatment more accessible and affordable through funding and regulations, (3) providing tailored guidance for those most at risk, (4); expanding telehealth options to ensure access to needed care, and (5) strengthening outreach and effective communication on COVID-19 to minority communities.

Contact: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 200 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, DC 20201, Telephone: (202) 619-0257 Secondary Telephone: (877) 696-6775 Web Site: http://www.hhs.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Disease transmission, Federal initiatives, Infectious diseases, Minority groups, Prevention programs, Virus diseases

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. 2020. Healthy People 2030. Rockville, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion,

Annotation: This tool provides information about data-driven national objectives, organized by topics, including the topic of social determinants of health, to improve Americans’ health and well-being over the next decade. The social determinants topic offers information about economic stability, education access and quality, health care access and quality (including increasing the proportion of children, adolescents, and adults who use the oral health care system), neighborhood and built environment, and social and community context.

Contact: U.S. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, 1101 Wootton Parkway, Suite LL100, Rockville, MD 20852, Fax: (240) 453-8282 E-mail: odphpinfo@hhs.gov Web Site: https://health.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Disease prevention, Federal initiatives, Health promotion

Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention and DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement. 2020. Dental patient care in the era of COVID-19. Boston, MA: DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement, 2 pp.

Annotation: This fact sheet provides information about how COVID-19 is changing the way oral health professionals are treating patients. Topics include safe oral health care, new ways to treat patients, what happens at the dental office, differing methods for providing treatment, and what happens after the dental visit.

Contact: CareQuest Institute for Oral Health, 465 Medford Street, Boston, MA 02129-1454, Telephone: (617) 886-1700 Web Site: https://www.carequest.org/ Available from the website.

Keywords: COVID-19, Disease transmission, Infectious diseases, Oral health, Prevention, Safety, Treatment, Virus diseases

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. 2020. Talking to parents about the COVID-19 pandemic. Chicago, IL: American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, 2 pp.

Annotation: This handout provides information for parents about children’s oral health care during COVID-19. Topics include how COVID-19 has impacted dental offices, what constitutes a dental emergency, whether going to dental visits will be safe, what will be different about visiting the dentist, how to keep a child’s teeth healthy at home, how to prepare children for visiting the dentist, and whether it is necessary to bring a child to the dentist for regular preventive visits.

Contact: American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, 211 East Chicago Avenue, Suite 1600, Chicago, IL 60611-2637, Telephone: (312) 337-2169 Fax: (312) 337-6329 Web Site: http://www.aapd.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Infectious diseases, Oral health, Oral hygiene, Prevention, Safety, Virus diseases

National Association of School Nurses and Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors. 2020. Considerations for school nurses in return to school: Dental screening. Silver Spring, MD: National Association of School Nurses, 4 pp.

Annotation: This report provides a summary of resources that school nurses can consult as they consider when and whether to go back to school and, once back, whether to conduct oral health screenings. It provides background about tooth decay during childhood and about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the provision of oral health care. Also discussed are identification of children who need oral health care, communication, and infection-control measures.

Contact: National Association of School Nurses, 1100 Wayne Avenue, Suite 925, Silver Spring, MD 20910, Telephone: (240) 821-1130 Secondary Telephone: (866) 627-6767 Fax: (301) 585-1791 E-mail: nasn@nasn.org Web Site: http://www.nasn.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Disease transmission, Infectious diseases, Oral health, Prevention, School health, School nurses, Screening tests, Virus Diseases

Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors. 2020. School nurses: The key to good oral health during COVID-19. Reno, NV: Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors, 1 p.

Annotation: This infographic provides information to help school nurses ensure that children get the oral health care they need during the COVID-19 pandemic. It provides information about the problems that tooth decay in childhood cause and includes instructions on how to conduct verbal assessments and oral health screenings. Information about the personal protective equipment required to safely conduct oral health screenings is included.

Contact: Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors, 3858 Cashill Boulevard, Reno, NV 89509, Telephone: (775) 626-5008 Fax: (775) 626-9268 E-mail: info@astdd.org Web Site: http://www.astdd.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Disease transmission, Infectious diseases, Oral health, Prevention, School health, School nurses, Screening tests, Virus diseases

Smiles for Children, and Virginia Health Catalyst. 2020. How should I keep my teeth healthy during COVID-19?. [Boston, MA]: DentaQuest, 1 pp.

Annotation: This flyer provides information for consumers about how to keep teeth healthy at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Tips include washing hands, brushing and flossing, eating a balanced diet, limiting snacking and sugary drinks, drinking water, avoiding smoking, replacing toothbrushes, and using toothpaste with fluoride. What to expect when going to a dental office during the pandemic is also discussed.

Contact: Virginia Department of Health, Dental Health Program, 109 Governor Street, Ninth Floor, Richmond, VA 23219, Telephone: (804) 864-7775 Fax: (804) 864-7783 Web Site: http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/oral-health Available from the website.

Keywords: , COVID-19, Consumer education materials, Disease transmission, Fluoride, Infectious diseases, Nutrition, Oral health, Oral hygiene, Prevention, Virus diseases

Human Impact Partners, and Big Cities Health Coalition. 2020. Ensuring equity in COVID-19 planning, response, and recovery decision making: An equity lens tool for health departments. Oakland, CA: Human Impact Partners; Bethesda, MD: Big Cities Health Coalition, 25 pp.

Annotation: This resource provides an equity lens tool for health departments and sister agencies to use when making decisions related to COVID-19. The publication provides five steps that are involved in the process, including establishing parameters for assessment, designing community involvement, developing an assessment and communications plan, conducting the assessment, and communicating the findings. The resource gives examples from communities that have applied an equity lens when making decisions, provides questions for reflection, lists groups to consider in assessing impacts, and illustrates examples of challenges faced by specific populations at higher risk of exposure and illness.

Contact: Human Impact Partners, 304 12th Street, Suite 2B, Oakland, CA 94607, Telephone: (510) 452-9442 E-mail: info@humanimpact.org Web Site: https://humanimpact.org/

Keywords: Discrimination, Federal initiatives, Infectious diseases, Minority groups, Prevention programs, Public policy, State initiatives, Virus diseases

CareQuest Institute for Oral Health. 2020. System transformation: A three domain framework to innovating oral health care. Boson, MA: CareQuest Institute for Oral Health, 45 pp., exec. summ. (5 pp.). (White paper)

Annotation: This paper discusses a proposed oral health care model using emerging technology that builds on health promotion and disease prevention while supporting value-based care. Using an analysis of projected Medicaid costs, the paper describes the model and offers a roadmap for implementation. Topics include the purpose and significance of the model, social determinants of health and healthy communities, tele-prevention, minimally invasive care, and personalized and integrated intervention.

Contact: CareQuest Institute for Oral Health, 465 Medford Street, Boston, MA 02129-1454, Telephone: (617) 886-1700 Web Site: https://www.carequest.org/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Costs, Disease prevention, Health promotion, Medicaid, Oral health, Telehealth

Pennsylvania Department of Health, Oral Health Program. 2020. Pennsylvania oral health plan 2020-2030. Harrisburg, PA: Pennsylvania Department of Health, 39 pp.

Annotation: This report is intended to serve as a blueprint for how efforts, resources, and interests can be combined to strengthen Pennsylvania’s capacity to prevent oral diseases and help achieve a lifetime of good oral health and overall health. The plan outlines three main priority areas: access, prevention, and education; workforce; and infrastructure improvement. Background information on oral health in America and in Pennsylvania is also included.

Contact: Pennsylvania Department of Health, Health and Welfare Building, 625 Forster Street, Eighth Floor West, Harrisburg, PA 17120, Telephone: (877) 724-3258 Web Site: http://www.health.pa.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Health education, Oral disease, Pennsylvania, Prevention, State planning

Barzel R, Holt K, eds. 2019. Promoting oral health in schools: A resource guide (4th ed.). Washington, DC: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, 35 pp.

Annotation: This guide provides resources to help health professionals, educators, parents, and others promote oral health and prevent oral disease in school-age children and adolescents. The guide is divided into two sections. The first section describes materials such as brochures, fact sheets, guidelines, curricula, and reports. The second section lists federal agencies and national organizations that may serve as resources. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057, E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchoralhealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: , Disease prevention, Health promotion, Oral health, Resources for professionals, School age children, School health services, School linked programs, Young children

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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.