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National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center. 2018. Special care: An oral health professional's guide to serving children with special health care needs, (2nd ed). Washington, DC: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, 1 v.

Annotation: This curriculum provides oral health professionals with information about children with special health care needs and oral health, oral health supervision, prevention of oral disease, and behavior guidance. The curriculum can help fulfill dental education and dental hygiene education program requirements on the management and treatment of patients with special health care needs. The curriculum can be taken for continuing education credit at no charge or for no credit (self-assessment). [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9771 E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchoralhealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Children with special health care needs, Curricula, Dental care, Dental education, Disease prevention, Distance education, Oral health, Resources for professionals, Young children

Barzel R, Holt K, Kolo S, Siegal M, eds. 2018. School-based dental sealant programs (2nd. ed.). Washington, DC: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, 1 v.

Annotation: This curriculum is designed to provide school- based dental sealant program (SBSP) staff with an understanding of the history, operations, and principles of SBSPs funded by the Ohio Department of Health (ODH). Contents include guide- lines for infection control and information about tooth selection and assessment for sealants; the sealant-application process; and SBSP operations, with an emphasis on requirements that apply to programs funded by ODH. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9771 E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchoralhealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Children, Curricula, Dental sealants, Distance education, Ohio, Oral health, School based management, School health programs, School personnel

Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors. 2017. Oral health 101. Reno, NV: Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors, 6 items.

Annotation: These learning modules provide an overview of dentistry and oral health for health department staff and others who do not have formal dental education or dental hygiene education and who would like to have a better understanding of oral health. Topics include oral health terminology, common oral diseases, conditions, and treatments; the interface of oral health and general health; and the oral health work force, oral health care settings, and financing.

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: Adult education, Dental care, Dental education, Distance learning, Oral health

Health Services for Children with Special Needs, The National Alliance to Advance Adolescent Health, and District of Columbia Department of Health. 2016. Health care transition for adolescents and young adults: An online video CME series. Washington, DC: Health Services for Children with Special Needs, 1 v.

Annotation: This online course offers a brief review of clinical recommendations on transition and a tested quality improvement model. It also features physicians in pediatric, family medicine, and internal medicine practices in the District of Columbia who successfully implemented core elements of health care transition using quality improvement methodologies.

Contact: Health Services for Children with Special Needs, 1101 Vermont Avenue, N.W., Suite 1200, Washington, DC 20005, Telephone: (202) 467-2737 Secondary Telephone: (866) 937-4549 Fax: (202) 466-8514 Web Site: http://www.hscsn-net.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Continuing education, Distance education, Multimedia, School to work transition, Transition planning, Transitions, Youth in transition programs

Brame JL. 2016. Improve oral health during pregnancy. Dimensions of Dental Hygiene 14(3):55–57,

Annotation: This course for dentists, dental hygienists, and dental assistants focuses on the importance of receiving professional oral health care during pregnancy to maintain oral health. Topics include the importance of maintaining oral health throughout pregnancy, possible oral health complications during pregnancy, appropriate oral health care for pregnant women, and oral hygiene recommendations for this population.

Contact: Belmont Publications, CE Department, 3621 Harbor Boulevard, Suite 265, Santa Ana, CA 92704, Telephone: (714) 825-0988 Available from the website.

Keywords: Continuing education, Dental care, Disease prevention, Distance education, Oral health, Oral hygiene, Pregnancy, Pregnant women, Preventive health services

Roth M, Greenleaf R. 2015. Course curriculum: Applied methods for health transformation implementation in maternal and child health–Instructor's guide. [Chapel Hill, NC]: National MCH Workforce Development Center, 49 pp.

Annotation: This guide accompanies an online course designed to integrate the theory, research literature, and evidence-supported practices that promote optimal population health outcomes in maternal and child health (MCH). Contents include course objectives and a description of the course structure, an historical overview of MCH and Title V, and eight modules. Topics include the Affordable Care Act and health reform, access to care, implementing interventions to improve population health outcomes, change management, quality in public health, understanding systems, system performance, and synthesis. An example course schedule, participant baseline and final assessments, final project, and bibliography are included. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Association of Teachers of Maternal and Child Health, 1720 2nd Avenue South, Ryals 310G, Birmingham, AL 35294-0022, Telephone: (205) 975-0531 Fax: (205) 934-3347 E-mail: jmcdouga@uab.edu Web Site: http://www.atmch.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Curricula, Distance education, Health care reform, Information systems, MCH programs, MCH services, MCH training, Management, Organizational change, Outcome and process assessment, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Professional education, Program improvement, Quality assurance, Systems development, Title V

Al-Dajani M, Limeback H. 2014. Nutritional strategies for caries reduction. Dimensions of Dental Hygiene 12(8):30–33,

Annotation: This course for oral health professionals focuses on the role of food-consumption choices in preventing tooth decay and promoting oral health. Topics include how the consumption of fermentable carbohydrates affects dental biofilm, how changes in eating habits affect risk of dental caries, and food choices that can inhibit caries incidence.

Contact: Belmont Publications, CE Department, 3621 Harbor Boulevard, Suite 265, Santa Ana, CA 92704, Telephone: (714) 825-0988 Available from the website.

Keywords: Chronic illnesses and disabilities, Continuing education, Dental caries, Dental hygienists, Dentists, Disease management, Disease prevention, Distance education, Food consumption, Health services, Nutrition, Oral health, Risk factors, Training

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Adolescent Health . 2014. Sustainability. Rockville, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Adolescent Health , multiple items.

Annotation: This website provides a toolkit of resources to help programs achieve sustainability. The toolkit contains a framework that outlines eight key sustainability factors; an assessment tool that, when completed, highlights sustainability efforts and identifies where increased efforts are needed; a resource guide designed to help programs develop their own concepts of sustainability and create sustainability strategies; and an e-learning module that synthesizes all the sustainability resources. Links to additional resources on collaboration development, strategic communication, and dissemination are also included.

Contact: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Adolescent Health, 1101 Wootton Parkway, Suite 700, Rockville, MD 20852, Telephone: (240) 453-2846 E-mail: oah.gov@hhs.gov Web Site: http://www.hhs.gov/ash/oah Available from the website.

Keywords: Distance education, Program planning, Resources for professionals, Sustainability, Training

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Violence Prevention. 2013–. VetoViolence™: Violence education tools online. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,

Annotation: This website provides information for anyone working to help prevent violence in America. It explains primary prevention, public health approach, the social ecological model, and social norms and provides strategies to help prevent suicide, sexual violence, child abuse and neglect, youth violence, and intimate partner violence. Included are free accredited training programs; resources for program planning, implementation, and evaluation; and success stories featuring existing prevention programs and strategies.

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: Distance education, Guidelines, MCH programs, Model programs, Training, Violence prevention

Health Information Group and Maternal and National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health. 2012. Scan of social media platforms. Washington, DC: Health Information Group and National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, multiple items.

Annotation: This reference tool provides information and resources on using social media in public health settings. Topics include interactive web, streaming media, mobile web, community building tools, interactive work and collaboration, and enhanced search. Definitions and examples are included. This program is available for continuing education credits. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Health Information Group at Georgetown University, McCourt School of Public Policy, Box 571271, Washington, DC 20057-1272, E-mail: richarjt@georgetown.edu Web Site: http://www.healthinfogroup.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Audiovisual materials, Communication, Continuing education, Distance education, Information dissemination, Information networks, Information services, Information sources, Information systems, Integrated information systems, Interactive media, MCH training programs, Public health services, Social media, Technology

National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices. 2012. Non-researcher's guide to evidence-based program evaluation. Rockville, MD: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Adminstration, 48 pp.

Annotation: This course provides a basic overview of program evaluation including the goals of evaluation, types of evaluation, and common study designs. It provides general guidance on how to successfully plan, conduct, and manage an evaluation. The course also covers how to address research quality and disseminate findings so that the results of the evaluation will have maximum impact.

Contact: National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Adminstration, One Choke Cherry Road, Rockville, MD Telephone: (877) SAMHSA-7 Secondary Telephone: (877) 726-4727 Web Site: http://www.nrepp.samhsa.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Distance education, Information dissemination, Program evaluation, Program management, Program planning, Research design, Training

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Preconception Health+Health Care Initiative. 2011-. Before, between, and beyond pregnancy: The national preconception curriculum and resources guide for clinicians. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Center for Maternal and Infant Health,

Annotation: These resources for clinicians and others provide information about preconception health, its history, the evidence supporting it, and strategies for incorporating relevant content into daily clinical practice. Contents include continuing medical education opportunities, journal articles, clinical guidance, and news.

Contact: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Center for Maternal and Infant Health, Old Clinic Building, Room 3018, Campus Box 7181, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7181, Telephone: (919) 843-7865 Fax: (919) 843-7865 E-mail: cmih@med.unc.edu Web Site: https://www.mombaby.org/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Continuing education, Curricula, Distance education, National initiatives, Preconception care, Public private partnerships, Research, Resources for professionals

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 2011. Health literacy for public health professionals. [Atlanta, GA]: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 v.

Annotation: This online course discusses the significance of health literacy in the public health profession. It provides practical steps to apply the principles and strategies of health literacy in daily activity. Course contents include an introduction and definition of health literacy; a discussion of why it matters; and applying health literacy to practice, including suggestions on how to improve health literacy, barriers to overcome, guiding principles, planning, evaluation, partnerships, and cultural competence. Sections online also provide resources and a glossary.

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: Adults, Distance education, Educational materials, Health literacy, Oral health, Public health, Resources for professionals

National Coalition for Health Professional Education in Genetics. 2011. Genetics, disease and dentistry: Online tutorial. Lutherville, MD: National Coalition for Health Professional Education in Genetics,

Annotation: This resource for teachers, students, and oral health professionals provides information on genetics concepts and their applications in practice. Contents include case studies, a genetics primer, clinical reviews, and additional resources. Self-review questions at the end of each case study help gauge understanding of key concepts. The primer includes illustrations depicting the patterns of inheritance most likely to be encountered in practice. The clinical reviews address oral manifestations for each condition, highlighted in the case studies.

Contact: National Coalition for Health Professional Education in Genetics, 2360 West Joppa Road, Suite 320, Lutherville, MD 21093, Telephone: (410) 583-0600 Fax: (410) 583-0520 E-mail: info@nchpeg.org Web Site: http://www.nchpeg.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Dentistry, Distance education, Genetics education, Oral health

Washington Dental Service Foundation. 2011. Preventing dental disease in primary care medical settings. Seattle, WA: Washington Dental Service Foundation, 1 v.

Annotation: This course is intended for primary care health professionals in practices that have received the Washington Dental Service Foundation's in-office training, Preventing Dental Disease in Primary Care Medical Settings. Professionals and staff who complete the course and pass an online assessment will receive continuing medical education credit and will be certified to provide oral health screenings, oral health education, and fluoride varnish services and to bill the Washington State Medicaid program for these services.

Contact: Washington Dental Service Foundation, P.O. Box 75983, Seattle, WA 98175-0983, Telephone: (206) 528-2373 Fax: E-mail: foundation@deltadentalwa.com Web Site: http://www.kidsoralhealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Continuing education, Distance education, Fluorides, Medicaid, Oral health, Primary care, Reimbursement, Well child care, Young children

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health, Women's Integrated Systems for Health (WISH). 2011. Integration of mental health and substance abuse services for women of reproductive age in clinical and hospital settings . Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health, 1 video. (60 min.). (Webinar #1 of six)

Annotation: This webinar focuses on screening and treating women of reproductive age, particularly those who are planning a pregnancy, are pregnant or are new mothers, for mental health and substance abuse issues. Program examples of in- and out-patient services at the UNC Healthcare System are discussed including a perinatal mood disorders clinic, a psychiatric nurse practitioner to the prenatal clinic, and supporting an in-patient psychiatric unit for pregnant women. Also discussed are two UNC out-patient programs (Beacon and Horizons) that provide services to women with substance abuse, domestic violence, and mental health concerns. This program is available for continuing education credits. [Funded in part by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Gillings School of Global Public Health, 170 Rosenau Hall, CB #5400, 135 Dauer Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7400, E-mail: sphcomm@listserv.unc.edu Web Site: http://www.sph.unc.edu Available from the website.

Keywords: Audiovisual materials, Continuing education, Distance education, MCH training programs, Mental health, Postpartum care, Postpartum depression, Preconception care, Prenatal education, Prevention services, Screening, Substance abuse prevention, Women's health services

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health, Women's Integrated Systems for Health (WISH). 2011. Creating wellness: The Bright Futures for Women's Health Initiative. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health, 1 video (52 min., 49 sec.). (Webinar #2 of 6)

Annotation: This webinar discusses the Office of Women's Health at the Health Resources and Services Administration, and the Bright Futures for Women's Health and Wellness Initiative (BFWHWI) to promote women's health across the lifespan. The development of the BFWHWI is described and core elements of emotional wellness are outlined, as well as the types of tools developed and audiences are discussed. Evaluation of program developed materials are reviewed and opportunities to become involved are described. This program is available for continuing education credits. [Funded in part by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Gillings School of Global Public Health, 170 Rosenau Hall, CB #5400, 135 Dauer Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7400, E-mail: sphcomm@listserv.unc.edu Web Site: http://www.sph.unc.edu Available from the website.

Keywords: MCH training programs, Audiovisual materials, Bright Futures, Continuing education, Distance education, Program descriptions, Women's health, Women's mental health

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health Women's Integrated Systems for Health (WISH). 2011. Integrating behavioral health services for women of reproductive age into community-based health systems. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health, 1 video (48 min., 40 sec.). (Webinar #3 of 6)

Annotation: This webinar focuses on the North Carolina Center of Excellence for Integrated Care at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Topics include the need for integrating medical and behavioral health care services in the state, whether the care is delivered in an office, clinic, hospital, or mental health agency; and how partnerships across many different care providers and systems support the implementation of comprehensive, evidence-based and best practice care that address issues around access, coordination and “reattaching” the head to the body. This program is available for continuing education credits. [Funded in part by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Gillings School of Global Public Health, 170 Rosenau Hall, CB #5400, 135 Dauer Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7400, E-mail: sphcomm@listserv.unc.edu Web Site: http://www.sph.unc.edu Available from the website.

Keywords: Audiovisual materials, Collaboration, Continuing education, Distance education, MCH training programs, Mental health, North Carolina, Program descriptions, Service integration, Women's health

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Healt, Women's Integrated Systems for Health (WISH). 2011. The impact of substance abuse and mental health on prevention, development and management of chronic disease. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health, 1 video (58 min., 14 sec.). (Webinar #4 of 6)

Annotation: This webinar describes emerging research about the inter-relationships among substance abuse, mental health, and chronic disease in women's health in North Carolina. Topics include racial health disparities in the state; health indicators among the population; how chronic diseases, such as diabetes, depression, cancer, heart disease and lung disease are impacted by mental health, substance abuse, and domestic violence, (and vice versa); and other social determinants of health. Also discussed are strategies and challenges for addressing these issues from a state and national perspective. This program is available for continuing education credits. [Funded in part by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Gillings School of Global Public Health, 170 Rosenau Hall, CB #5400, 135 Dauer Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7400, E-mail: sphcomm@listserv.unc.edu Web Site: http://www.sph.unc.edu Available from the website.

Keywords: Audiovisual materials, Chronic disease, Continuing education, Distance education, MCH training programs, Mental health, Prevention services, Substance abuse, Violence, Women's health

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health, Women's Integrated Systems for Health (WISH). 2011. The impact of violence on substance abuse and the mental health and physical health of adolescents and young women. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health, 1 video (60 min.). (Webinar #5 of 6)

Annotation: This webinar discusses the impact of domestic violence and sexual violence on the mental and physical health of adolescents and women of childbearing age in North Carolina. Topics include national indicators of child maltreatment; partner or sexual violence prevalence; statistical differences in reporting statistics; child and adolescent experience with sexual or physical violence victimization and risk of health problems; violence and pregnancy; developing partnerships; and approaches for identifying women with these experiences and integrating care. This program is available for continuing education credits. [Funded in part by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Gillings School of Global Public Health, 170 Rosenau Hall, CB #5400, 135 Dauer Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7400, E-mail: sphcomm@listserv.unc.edu Web Site: http://www.sph.unc.edu Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Audiovisual materials, Chronic disease, Continuing education, Crisis intervention, Distance education, Domestic violence, MCH training programs, Mental health, North Carolina, Physical abuse, Pregnancy, Screening, Sexual abuse, Substance abuse, Women's health

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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.