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Items in this list may be obtained from the sources cited. Contact information reflects the most current data about the source that has been provided to the MCH Digital Library.


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Pennsylvania Department of Health. n.d.. Local governance leads to strong families and strong communities. Harrisburg, PA: Pennsylvania Department of Health, 20 pp.

Annotation: This report looks at the philosophy of Pennsylvania's "Strong Families/Strong Communities" campaign, which stresses the importance of local governance and community strategies to state initiatives designed to preserve families and strengthen communities. It provides descriptions of state strategies and programs that involve community action designed to improve child and family outcomes.

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: Child advocacy, Community based services, Community programs, Families, Family preservation programs, Local initiatives, Outreach

Kelly-Lewis J, ed. 1997. Change and challenge: MCH social workers make the difference. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina, College of Social Work, 116 pp.

Annotation: This conference aimed to provide continuing education to social workers and social work students. It focused on perspectives into MCH social work practice. The main topics were preventing violence in the community, innovative approaches to the changes in financing and delivery of care, becoming a supervisor, family preservation, and psychosocial challenges in serving women and children infected with HIV. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchlibrary.org Available from the website. Document Number: HRSA Info. Ctr. MCHJ094.

Keywords: Child welfare, Family preservation, HIV infected patients, Health care reform, MCH programs, Management, Public health, Social services, Social work, Social workers, Violence prevention

Briseet-Chapman S, Issacs-Shockley M, comps. 1997. Children in social peril: A community vision for preserving family care of African American children and youth. Washington, DC: Child Welfare League of America, 51 pp.

Annotation: These proceedings summarize the work, strategies, and recommendations of an African American Child Welfare Summit that was designed to come up with solutions for reducing out of home placement of African American children and to come up with an idea for the African American community of the future. Among the topics discussed are: 1) the summit issues and challenges, 2) the African American community of the future, 3) strategies and recommendations, and 4) implications for culturally attuned leadership. An appendix lists participants in the conference.

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 in libraries. Document Number: ISBN 0-87868-685-1.

Keywords: Blacks, Conference proceedings, Family preservation, Family support programs, Foster care, Out of home care

American Public Welfare Association, Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health, National Association of State Mental Health Program directors. 1996. Child welfare, children's mental health, and families: A partnership for action. (Rev. ed.). Washington, DC: Georgetown University Child Development Center, National Technical Assistance Center for Children's Mental Health, 64 pp.

Annotation: This document advocates collaboration on programs for children's mental health between the child welfare and children's mental health agencies, and the children's families. Section I states their shared core values and guiding principles. Section II lists the core practices. Section III discusses program areas urgently needing joint action. Sections IV and V are about getting started and future plans. Three appendices make recommendations for state and community action.

Contact: National Technical Assistance Center for Children's Mental Health, Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development, 3300 Whitehaven Street, NW, Suite 3300, Washington, DC 20007, Telephone: (202) 687-5000 Fax: (202) 687-8899 E-mail: childrensmh@georgetown.edu Web Site: http://gucchdtacenter.georgetown.edu/index.html Available from the website.

Keywords: Child abuse, Child mental health, Child welfare, Collaboration, Community programs, Cultural competency, Cultural diversity, Family centered services, Family preservation, Health care financing, Homeless persons, Interagency cooperation

Wallin HK, Morrison DR. 1996. Strengthening families: Parenting programs and policies in the District. Washington, DC: Georgetown University, Graduate Public Policy Program; Arlington, VA: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, 2 v. (DC Family Policy Seminar background briefing report)

Annotation: This report provides a brief introduction to issues addressed by a DC Family Policy Seminar in April 1996 which focused on parenting programs in the District of Columbia and was aimed at providing support to parents and families and encouraging the healthy, educational, and emotional development of children. Volume 1 (written by Helena Wallin and Donna Ruane Morrison) briefly summarizes the essentials on several topics. It provides an introduction to some of the key components of effective parenting, discusses current trends in family life, reviews current federal and District programs, and surveys relevant research on the efficacy and outcomes of these programs. Volume 2 provides highlights of the seminar's discussions. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, Georgetown University, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.ncemch.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Community based services, District of Columbia, Family preservation, Family support programs, Family support services, Parent education, Parent support services

U.S. Congress, Senate, Committee on Labor and Human Resources, Subcommittee on Children, Family, Drugs and Alcoholism. 1990. Child abuse and neglect: Hearing. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 138 pp. (101st Congress, 2nd Session; Senate hearing 101-1051)

Annotation: This publication presents the text of a hearing before the Subcommittee on Children, Family, Drugs and Alcoholism of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, U.S. Senate, 101st Congress, on September 27, 1990. The hearing examined proposed legislation to authorize funds for certain child abuse and neglect programs, and contains the testimony and prepared statements of both experts and those who have personal experience of abuse and neglect.

Contact: U.S. Government Publishing Office, 732 North Capitol Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20401, Telephone: (202) 512-1800 Secondary Telephone: (866) 512-1800 Fax: (202) 512-2104 E-mail: contactcenter@gpo.gov Web Site: http://www.gpo.gov $4.25.

Keywords: Child abuse, Child care, Child neglect, Child sexual abuse, Congressional hearings, Family life education, Family preservation, Family support programs, Family violence, Parent education, Prevention, Proposed legislation, Substance abuse

U.S. Children's Bureau. 1933. Mothers aid, 1931. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 39 pp. (Bureau publication (United States. Children's Bureau); Separate from no. 220)

Annotation: This report details findings of a nationwide survey on the extent of mothers' aid the the United States in 1931. It follows similar surveys conducted in 1921 and 1922, and includes a discussion of the development in legislation, the growth in mothers' aid, and the level of expenditures for mothers' aid by State. It is a publication of the U.S. Department of Labor, Children's Bureau.

Contact: Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchlibrary.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Family preservation, Family support programs, Public assistance, Reports, State legislation

   

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.