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District of Columbia Healthy Start Project. n.d.. The D.C. Healthy Start Project's peer education/teen theater program: How to start your own peer educator/teen theater program manual. Washington, DC: District of Columbia Healthy Start Project, 34 pp.

Annotation: This manual is designed to help peer educators start their own teen theater program. Through a series of 20–30 minute skits, peer educators are trained to help adolescents better understand a variety of health issues. The manual explains the philosophy of the teen theater program and how to establish such a program. The manual includes skits, activities, and exercises. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: District of Columbia Healthy Start Project, Office of Maternal and Child Health, St. Elizabeth's Campus, Cottage Seven, 2700 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, S.E., Washington, DC 20032, Telephone: (202) 645-4174 Contact Phone: (202) 645-5624 Fax: (202) 645-5084 Contact for cost information.

Keywords: Adolescent health, Adolescent health programs, Adolescent health promotion, Adolescents, District of Columbia Healthy Start, Manuals, Outreach, Peer education, Risk prevention, Theater, Training materials

District of Columbia Healthy Start Project. n.d.. Resource parents' home visiting guide. Washington, DC: District of Columbia Healthy Start Project, 22 pp.

Annotation: This reference document is supplementary to the formal class training a resource mother receives in preparation for the job. It is intended as an organizer and a reminder of information to be covered for each monthly home visit. Each monthly section contains the following: a list of goals for the visit; materials needed; a sample dialogue; step-by-step guide; and follow-up steps. [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 Contact Phone: (202) 562-3046 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchlibrary.org Photocopy available at no charge.

Keywords: District of Columbia, Healthy Start, Home visiting, Infant mortality, Paraprofessional, Parent support services, Prenatal care, Prevention programs, Reference materials, Resource mothers

District of Columbia Healthy Start Project. n.d.. Male Outreach Worker (MOW) case management protocol. Washington, DC: District of Columbia Healthy Start Project, 17 pp.

Annotation: This document gives an overview of the Male Outreach Worker (MOW) program in Washington DC. This program addresses the needs of fathers of infants in the Healthy Start program so that they may contribute positively in the health and well-being of the mother and baby. The document describes process objectives of the program, population characteristics that demonstrate the need for the MOW program, MOW staff responsibilities, recruitment, intervention design, case management, support/curriculum group activities, and MOW and MOW supervisor professional development. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: District of Columbia Healthy Start Project, Office of Maternal and Child Health, St. Elizabeth's Campus, Cottage Seven, 2700 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, S.E., Washington, DC 20032, Telephone: (202) 645-4174 Fax: (202) 645-5084 Available at no charge.

Keywords: Case management, District of Columbia, Family support services, Fathers, Healthy Start, Infant mortality, Outreach, Prevention programs, Protocols, Social services

Davis DL. 2002. District of Columbia Healthy Start Project: Impact report—Wards 5 and 6 [Final report]. Washington, DC: District of Columbia Department of Health, 35 pp.

Annotation: This report describes a Healthy Start program from 1997 to 2002 in Wards 5 and 6 in the District of Columbia to establish an infant mortality reduction program. Report contents include a description of the service initiation; care coordination and case management; service accomplishments; mentoring received from the demonstration project; a description of the consortium; a review of the impact of the program; and other program components such as management and governance, sustainability, local government rule, and the local evaluation. Additional sections of the report describe the fetal and infant mortality review and project data. Attachments to the report include an organizational chart illustrating the Maternal and Family Health Administration in the District of Columbia Department of Health and a chart providing data on services provided. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: District of Columbia Department of Health, 899 North Capitol Street, N.E., Washington, DC 20002, Telephone: (202) 442-5955 Fax: (202) 442-4795 E-mail: doh@dc.gov Web Site: http://doh.dc.gov/

Keywords: : Healthy Start, District of Columbia, Final reports, Infant mortality, Prevention programs, Program descriptions

District of Columbia Healthy Start Project. 1997. District of Columbia Healthy Start Project: Evaluation report of the public information and education component. Washington, DC: District of Columbia Healthy Start Project, 75 pp.

Annotation: This report summarizes an evaluation of the public information and education efforts of the District of Columbia Healthy Start Initiative. The evaluation measured participation levels and determined the extent of public awareness of the initiative. The report explains the methodology of the evaluation, presents findings, and offers recommendations. It is supplemented by forms and questionnaires. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: District of Columbia Healthy Start Project, Office of Maternal and Child Health, St. Elizabeth's Campus, Cottage Seven, 2700 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, S.E., Washington, DC 20032, Telephone: (202) 645-4174 Contact Phone: (202) 645-5624 Fax: (202) 645-5084 Price unknown.

Keywords: Community programs, Data analysis, Data collection, District of Columbia, District of Columbia Healthy Start, Evaluation, Program evaluation, Public awareness campaigns, Public awareness materials, Public relations, Questionnaires, Surveys

Healthy Start National Resource Center. 1997. Protocols collected from the Healthy Start sites. Arlington, VA: Healthy Start National Resource Center, ca. 500 pp.

Annotation: This manual is a collection of protocols and guidelines from various Healthy Start sites. The documents cover such subject areas as case management and home visits; infant and toddler activity room protocol; early childhood development referral services protocol; and outreach, recruitment, and enrollment protocols. Most protocols also describe their respective Healthy Start programs. Forms 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 at no charge.

Keywords: Assessment, Case management, District of Columbia, Enhanced clinical services, Enrollment, Florida, Guidelines, Healthy Start, Home visiting, Many Healthy Start Sites, Outreach, Pittsburgh, Protocols, Training materials

Hatcher BJ. 1997. District of Columbia Healthy Start Initiative: Phase I impact report. Washington, DC: D.C. Healthy Start Project with D.C. Healthy Start Consortium, 57 pp., plus appendices.

Annotation: This report describes a Healthy Start project in District of Columbia Wards 7 and 8 from 1992 to 1997 to reduce infant mortality by increasing access to and utilization of prenatal care. Report contents include a description of service initiation; accomplishments; the program's impact; and Healthy Start components including management and governance, consortium and collaboration, public information and education, sustainability of the program, the roles of federal state and local governments, and lessons learned. The local evaluation report, fetal and infant mortality review and project data are also included. Additional appendices include the Year 05 progress report, and previous evaluation reports from 1992-1997. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: District of Columbia Healthy Start Project, Office of Maternal and Child Health, St. Elizabeth's Campus, Cottage Seven, 2700 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, S.E., Washington, DC 20032, Telephone: (202) 645-4174 Fax: (202) 645-5084

Keywords: District of Columbia, Final reports, Healthy Start, Infant mortality, Prenatal care, Prevention programs, Program descriptions

District of Columbia Healthy Start. 1996 (ca.). Local evaluation reports. Washington, DC: District of Columbia Healthy Start, 1 p.

Annotation: This document presents two lists, reports completed for the local evaluation of Healthy Start and ongoing evaluation activities. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: District of Columbia Healthy Start Project, Office of Maternal and Child Health, St. Elizabeth's Campus, Cottage Seven, 2700 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, S.E., Washington, DC 20032, Telephone: (202) 645-4174 Fax: (202) 645-5084 Available at no charge.

Keywords: Bibliographies, District of Columbia, Healthy Start, Infant mortality, Prevention programs, Program evaluation

Howard University School of Social Work, Health Care Studies Group. 1996. The District of Columbia Healthy Start Project: The impact of transition to Medicaid managed care program on Healthy Start clinic providers. Washington, DC: Howard University School of Social Work, Health Care Studies Group, 45 pp.

Annotation: This report studies the effect of Medicaid managed care on Healthy Start clinic providers in the District of Columbia project area. The study explains the concepts of Medicaid and managed care; reviews the methodology of the evaluation; and presents findings, a discussion, and conclusions. Appendices includes sample interview questionnaires, a survey instrument, study protocols, and managed care models. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: District of Columbia Community Health Administration, 825 North Capitol Street, N.E., Washington, DC 20002, Telephone: (202) 442-5925 Contact Phone: (202) 645-5624 Fax: (202) 442-4947 Web Site: http://doh.dc.gov/page/community-health-administration Contact for cost information.

Keywords: Community based services, Consortia, District of Columbia Healthy Start, Interviews, Managed care, Medicaid, Medicaid managed care, Medical assistance, Questionnaires

District of Columbia Healthy Start Project. 1994. Resource parent manual. Washington, DC: District of Columbia Healthy Start Project, ca. 125 pp.

Annotation: This is a training manual for people who serve as resource parents. The material contains an overview of the resource parents project, a listing of various personnel, training policies and procedures, and client services. Supplements include forms and a training syllabus. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: District of Columbia Healthy Start Project, Office of Maternal and Child Health, St. Elizabeth's Campus, Cottage Seven, 2700 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, S.E., Washington, DC 20032, Telephone: (202) 645-4174 Contact Phone: (202) 645-5624 Fax: (202) 645-5084 $50.00 plus shipping and handling.

Keywords: Administrative policy, Communication, Community based services, District of Columbia Healthy Start, Educational materials, Family planning, Forms, Home visiting, Manuals, Outreach, Public programs, Resource mothers, Resource parents, Training materials

Delta Research and Educational Foundation. 1994. A practical guide to planning operating and evaluating a Healthy Start incentive program—The Washington D.C. Healthy Start Incentive Demonstration Model. [Washington, DC?]: Delta Research and Educational Foundation, 67 pp.

Annotation: This guide assists individuals and groups who want to know more about the Washington, D.C. Healthy Start Incentive program. It is also a guide for volunteers who hold leadership positions in the program. The guide covers the basic concepts of the program and describes how each part of the program should be implemented and planned. Sample planning and operating forms are included. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: District of Columbia Healthy Start Project, Office of Maternal and Child Health, St. Elizabeth's Campus, Cottage Seven, 2700 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, S.E., Washington, DC 20032, Telephone: (202) 645-4174 Contact Phone: (202) 645-5624 Fax: (202) 645-5084 Contact for cost information.

Keywords: Case management, Child care services, Community based services, Community programs, District of Columbia, District of Columbia Healthy Start Project, Educational materials, Healthy Start, Outreach, Training materials, Volunteers

District of Columbia Healthy Start Project. 1994. Resource parent trainer's manual. Washington, DC: District of Columbia Healthy Start Project, ca. 200 pp.

Annotation: This is an education and training manual for people who will train resource parents. The manual contains an overview of the Healthy Start Project, a description of the various services offered by the project, and sections on the following subjects: 1) communication skills; 2) problem-solving and coping with stress; 3) self-esteem; 4) pregnancy, labor, prenatal, and postpartum care; and 5) child growth and development. The manual also discusses how trainers should manage home visits and describes the services of other agencies in the community to which clients should be directed for other needs. Handouts and training aids are included. The manual is based on material originally created by INMED (International Medical Services for Health). [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: District of Columbia Healthy Start Project, Office of Maternal and Child Health, St. Elizabeth's Campus, Cottage Seven, 2700 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, S.E., Washington, DC 20032, Telephone: (202) 645-4174 Contact Phone: (202) 645-5624 Fax: (202) 645-5084 $55.00 plus shipping and handling.

Keywords: Breastfeeding, Child development, Children, Communication, Community based services, District of Columbia Healthy Start, Educational materials, Family planning, Forms, Home visiting, Infant care, Manuals, Nutrition, Outreach, Pregnancy, Prenatal care, Public programs, Resource mothers, Self esteem, Stress management, Training materials

District of Columbia Healthy Start Project. 1994. Consortium orientation manual. Washington, DC: District of Columbia Healthy Start Project, 93 pp.

Annotation: This manual is designed to train and orient new staff to the Healthy Start Project in the District of Columbia. The manual gives a broad review of Healthy Start, including its goals and strategies, and discusses the concept of consortium in depth. The manual also includes an operational staff directory and profiles, an organizational chart, and maps of the ward areas covered in the project area. This manual is designed to work with the DC Healthy Start staff orientation manual. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: District of Columbia Healthy Start Project, Office of Maternal and Child Health, St. Elizabeth's Campus, Cottage Seven, 2700 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, S.E., Washington, DC 20032, Telephone: (202) 645-4174 Contact Phone: (202) 645-5624 Fax: (202) 645-5084 $45.00 plus shipping and handling.

Keywords: Case management, Consortia, District of Columbia, District of Columbia Healthy Start, Healthy Start, Manuals, Training materials

District of Columbia Healthy Start Project. 1994. Staff orientation manual. Washington, DC: District of Columbia Healthy Start Project, ca. 200 pp.

Annotation: This is a training and orientation manual for new staff of the Healthy Start Project in the District of Columbia. The manual discusses goals, strategies, policies, and the concept of case management in depth. The manual has an index of perinatal protocols, an organizational chart, and maps of the ward areas covered by the project area. The manual is designed to be used with the DC Healthy Start consortium orientation manual. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: District of Columbia Healthy Start Project, Office of Maternal and Child Health, St. Elizabeth's Campus, Cottage Seven, 2700 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, S.E., Washington, DC 20032, Telephone: (202) 645-4174 Contact Phone: (202) 645-5620 Fax: (202) 645-5084 $75.00 plus shipping and handling.

Keywords: Administrative policy, Case management, Consortia, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, Healthy Start, Manuals, Perinatal care, Perinatal health, Training materials

   

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.