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Mandel CR, Hutchins VL. n.d.. Maternal and Child Health Block Grant legislative history, Vol. 1: 1981. Arlington, VA: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, ca. 250 pp.

Annotation: This notebook binder contains an assemblage of documents from 1981 on the consolidation of seven federal categorical programs into one maternal and child health services block grant. The documents include (1) a summary; (2) Public Law 97-35, Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant Act; (3) an interpretation regarding the termination of certain grants; (4) final rules on the implementation of block grants; (5) House bill 3982; (6) Senate bill 79-492; (7) Senate report 1377; (8) conference report; (9-10) comparison of the House and Senate bills by the Association of State and Territorial MCH and Crippled Children Directors and by the American Academy of Pediatrics; (11) an additional conference report; (12) an excerpt from the Congressional Record; and (13) a work group memo regarding definitions to accompany the MCHS block grant act.

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: Block grants, Federal MCH programs, History, Social Security Act, Title V

U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau. n.d.. Maternal and Child Health Training Program announcement of grant availability: Pediatric Pulmonary Centers. Rockville, MD: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 15 pp.

Annotation: This document announces the availability of the U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau grant for pediatric pulmonary centers. It explains how the grant is a maternal and child health block grant authorized by Title V of the Social Security Act and describes program requirements. [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: Block grants, Federal grants, Leadership, MCH training programs, Pediatric pulmonary care centers, Pediatric pulmonology, Program descriptions, Title V programs

Segal LM, Martin A. 2017. A funding crisis for public health and safety: State-by-state public health funding and key health facts. Washington, DC: Trust for America's Health, 23 pp. (Issue report)

Annotation: This report examines the status of federal public health funding for states, state public health funding, and key health facts. Topics include an overview of federal funding for states from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), CDC's Public Health and Prevention Funding for states, Health Resources and Services Administration's funding by state, state public health funding, key health facts, rising epidemics, effective investments to curb crises and cut costs, and recommendations.

Contact: Trust for America's Health, 1730 M Street, N.W., Suite 900, Washington, DC 20036, Telephone: (202) 223-9870 Fax: (202) 223-9871 E-mail: info@tfah.org Web Site: http://healthyamericans.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Community based services, Data analysis, Federal programs, Government financing, Grants, Health statistics, Prevention programs, Public health infrastructure, State programs

Mann R, Mays A. 2017. State ESSA plans to support student health and wellness: A framework for action (3rd ed.). Chicago, IL: Healthy Schools Campaign, 29 pp.

Annotation: This document provides guidance on developing state plans for implementing the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) in ways that support student health and wellness. Topics include engaging stakeholders in a way that ensures an effective ESSA state plan is developed and implemented; implementing a state accountability system and creating a school report card that supports the health and learning connection; integrating health and wellness into standards, assessments, and a well-rounded education; integrating student learning through staff wellness and professional development; supporting the transition from early childhood programs to elementary school; transferring funding to strengthen ESSA health and wellness programming; the Student Support and Academic Enrichment grant; and looking ahead. For each topic, the document outlines why it's important, what the law says, action steps, and resources. An overview of ESSA is included.

Contact: Healthy Schools Campaign, 175 N. Franklin, Suite 300, Chicago, IL 60606, Telephone: (312) 419-1810 Fax: (312) 419-1806 Web Site: http://www.healthyschoolscampaign.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Academic achievement, Accountability, Adolescent health, Case studies, Child health, Federal initiatives, Financing, Grants, Learning, Needs Assessment, Organizational change, Policy development, School age children, School health programs, Schools, Service integration, Standards, Statewide planning, Students, Transitions

U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Division of Maternal and Child Health Workforce Development. 2016. Division of MCH Workforce Development strategic plan progress: 2015 highlights. Rockville, MD: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Division of Maternal and Child Health Workforce Development, 2 pp.

Annotation: This document highlights progress made by the federal Division of Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Workforce Development toward achieving strategic goals in partnership with grantees, national partners, and the MCH field. Topics include financial investment in and expansion of MCH public health activities; the number and geographic reach of training, recruitment, and continuing education activities and the number of current and future MCH professionals trained; the number of technical assistance events provided by grantees and the number of collaborative activities between the division's programs and Title V/MCH-related agencies; innovation; the percentage of former trainees who demonstrate key outcomes; and what's ahead. [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: Continuing education, Federal programs, Financing, Grants, MCH programs, Public private partnerships, Strategic plans, Technical assistance, Training, Work force

U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau. 2016. Discretionary grant performance measures. Rockville, MD: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 25 pp.

Annotation: This document for recipients of the federal Maternal and Child Health Bureau's Discretionary Grant Program contains instructions and forms for submitting performance measure data. Contents include information about the goals, definitions, benchmark and grantee data sources, and significance for each measure by domain; instructions and forms for collecting budget and expenditure data and project abstract and summary data; and forms for tracking project performance and outcome measures.

Contact: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (301) 443-2170 Web Site: https://mchb.hrsa.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Data collection, Federal grants, Forms, MCH programs, MCH research, MCH training, Measures, Outcome and process assessment, Program evaluation, Program improvement, Program planning, Progress reports

Schmit S, Walker C. 2016. Disparate access: Head Start and CCDBG data by race and ethnicity. Washington, DC: Center for Law and Social Policy, 30 pp.

Annotation: This brief highlights state-level data by race and ethnicity about differential access to Head Start preschool, Early Head Start, and Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG)-funded child care. Contents include background on eligibility and funding of Head Start and CCDBG, racial and ethnic diversity of young children, and young children in poverty; data on the percentage of eligible children served by program, race/ethnicity, and state; and potential policy implications and data gaps.

Contact: Center for Law and Social Policy, 1200 18th Street, N.W., Suite 200, Washington, DC 20036, Telephone: (202) 906-8000 Fax: (202) 842-2885 E-mail: http://www.clasp.org/about/contact Web Site: http://www.clasp.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Block grants, Child care, Child development, Early Head Start, Early childhood education, Early intervention, Ethnic groups, Federal programs, Head Start, Infants, Low income groups, Service delivery, Statistics, Toddlers, Young children

Design Options for Home Visiting Evaluation Technical Assistance Team. 2016. Creating a continuous quality improvement plan. Arlington, VA: James Bell Associates, 13 pp. (CQI brief)

Annotation: This brief is designed to help Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting grantees develop a continuous quality improvement (CQI) plan and communicate it to others within their organization. The brief explains what the plan should cover and includes a sample outline and template for drafting a CQI plan. [Funded in part by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: James Bell Associates, 3033 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 650, Arlington, VA 22201, Telephone: (800) 546-3230 Fax: (703) 243-3017 E-mail: info@jbassoc.com Web Site: http://www.jbassoc.com Available from the website.

Keywords: Communication, Diffusion of innovation, Evaluation methods, Federal grants, Home visiting, Information dissemination, Models, Program evaluation, Program improvement, Quality assurance

Jones W, Lao S, Lilly S, Waters A. 2015. Evaluation of the Carol M. White Physical Education Program: Final report. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, Policy and Program Studies Service, 95 pp.

Annotation: This report examines how the Carol M. White Physical Education Program (PEP) projects were administered and implemented under revised regulations to align relevant program objectives with the Let's Move! Initiative. The report focuses on projects funded by fiscal year 2010 grant awards, the first cohort of grantees to implement projects under the revised PEP. Contents include a program overview, study purpose and design, a description of PEP projects, project implementation, new PEP priorities, project challenges, and summary and lessons learned. Topics include the role of community partnerships and grantee experiences with collecting and using body mass index data.

Contact: U.S. Department of Education, Policy and Program Studies Service, Washington, DC Web Site: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/opepd/ppss/index.html Available from the website.

Keywords: Prevention programs, Body height, Body weight, Data collection, Federal grants, Federal programs, Grants management, Measures, Obesity, Physical education, Program evaluation, Public private partnerships

U.S. Administration for Children and Families. 2015. Early childhood state advisory councils final report. Washington, DC: U.S. Administration for Children and Families, 276 pp.

Annotation: This report provides information about the State Advisory Councils on Early Childhood Education and Care grant to states and territories to develop high-quality early childhood education systems. Contents include general themes across the states, each state's accomplishments in meeting grant requirements, and implications for future work.

Contact: U.S. Administration for Children and Families, 370 L'Enfant Promenade, S.W., Washington, DC 20447, Telephone: (202) 401-9215 Secondary Telephone: (800) 422-4453 Web Site: http://www.acf.hhs.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Advisory committees, Child care, Councils, Early childhood education, Federal grants, Program coordination, Program improvement, Quality assurance, Service delivery systems, Systems development

Yalowich R, Corso C. 2015. Enhancing oral health access through safety net partnerships: A primer and resource guide for Medicaid agencies. Portland, ME: National Academy for State Health Policy, 18 pp.

Annotation: This resource focuses on the role that Health Resources and Services Administration-supported safety net providers play in providing oral health care to individuals enrolled in Medicaid and to other populations. The primer describes the types of services provided and the funding mechanisms that support health centers, school-based health centers, and Ryan White HIV/AIDS program grantees. Opportunities for synergies between Medicaid and safety net providers to improve access to oral health care are also discussed.

Contact: National Academy for State Health Policy, 10 Free Street, Second Floor, Portland, ME 04101, Telephone: (207) 874-6524 Secondary Telephone: (202) 903-0101 Fax: (207) 874-6527 E-mail: info@nashp.org Web Site: http://www.nashp.org Available from the website.

Keywords: , Access to health care, Collaboration, Community health centers, Federal grants, Financing, Health care delivery, Low income groups, Medicaid, Oral health, School based clinics, State programs

Burroughs M. 2015. Evaluating State Innovation Model (SIM) grant states: A scorecard for consumer advocate engagement. Washington, DC: Families USA, 20 pp.

Annotation: This brief examines best practices for and common challenges to engagement of consumer advocates in state-led health care payment and delivery reform efforts. Contents include the results of an evaluation of consumer advocate engagement in State Innovation Model (SIM) decision-making in the six states that received Round 1 SIM Testing grants: Arkansas, Maine, Masschusetts, Minnesota, Oregon, and Vermont. Topics include consumer advocate involvement in SIM governance, support for consumer advocates, transparent SIM planning and implementation, and opportunities for public engagement.

Contact: Families USA, 1225 New York Avenue, N.W., Suite 800, Washington, DC 20005, Telephone: (202) 628-3030 Fax: (202) 347-2417 E-mail: info@familiesusa.org Web Site: http://www.familiesusa.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Advocacy, Barriers, Consumer surveys, Federal grants, Health care delivery, Health care reform, Model programs, Policy development, Process evaluation, Reimbursement, State initiatives

Stark Rentner D, Acosta Price O. 2014. A guide to federal education programs that can fund K-12 universal prevention and social and emotional learning activities. Washington, DC: Center for Health and Health Care in Schools and Center on Education Policy, 39 pp.

National Institute of Justice, Office of Research and Evaluation. 2013. Crime, Violence and Victimization Research Division's compendium of research on violence against women 1993-2013. Washington, DC: National Institute of Justice, Office of Research and Evaluation, 1 v.

Annotation: This compendium is a compilation of research funded by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) on violence against women. Projects are divided into the following categories: (A) justice and related systems, (B) definition and measurement, (C) epidemiology, (D) social and cultural context, (E) trafficking in persons, (F) VAWA evaluations, (G) synthesis of existing information, (H) NIJ jointly funded projects (I) teen dating violence and (J) violence against Indian women. The description of each project includes the value of the grant, the principal NIJ monitor, and the status of the project, as well as an annotation.

Contact: National Institute of Justice, 810 Seventh Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20531, Telephone: (202) 307-2942 Fax: (202) 307-6394 Web Site: http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/nij Available from the website. Document Number: NCJ 223572.

Keywords: Bibliographies, Domestic violence, Federal programs, Grants, Research, Women

Family Voices. [2012]. Getting to know Title V [rev.]. Boston, MA and Albuquerque, NM: Family Voices, 38 pp. (Partnerships: Families and Title V)

Annotation: This booklet provides basic information about maternal and child health (MCH) services funded under Title V of the Social Security Act. The booklet, which is written in large print, presents brief facts about the program's background and history, the federal-state partnership, appropriations, requirements, MCH populations, family-centered care and family involvement, performance and outcome measures, the Title V Block Grant process, and the Title V Information System. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Family Voices, P.O. Box 37188, Albuquerque, NM 87176, Telephone: (505) 872-4774 Secondary Telephone: (888) 835-5669 Fax: (505) 872-4780 Web Site: http://www.familyvoices.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Block grants, Families, Federal MCH programs, History, Social Security Act, Title V, Title V programs

U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration and National Association of Community Health Centers. [2012]. The network guide. [Rockville, MD]: U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration; [Bethesda, MD]: National Association of Community Health Centers, 84 pp.

Annotation: This guide features information on health information technology (HIT) services and support as they relate to quality-improvement adoption and implementation of HIT in safety net settings. The guide discusses support for electronic oral health records and provides information about a network model to help health centers collaborate with one another, including background and definitions of health center networks, network characteristics and dimensions, and a discussion of engaging with networks.

Contact: U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (888) 275-4772 Secondary Telephone: (877) 464-4772 Fax: (301) 443-1246 E-mail: ask@hrsa.gov Web Site: http://www.hrsa.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Children, Clinics, Collaboration, Costs, Federal grants, Financing, Health care, Oral health, Quality assurance, Resource materials, Technical assistance, Technology

National EMSC Data Analysis Resource Center and Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) National Resource Center. 2012. Using social media professionally to promote EMSC: Social media guidelines and best practices for EMSC grantees (rev. ed.). [Washington, DC]: Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) National Resource Center, 16 pp.

Annotation: This document is designed to provide information to Emergency Medical Services for Children grantees on the requirements for planning, design, and best practices for participating and engaging in the social networking sites Facebook and Twitter. The document discusses background, communication strategies, clearance and approval, and security requirements.

Contact: Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) National Resource Center, 801 Roeder Road, Suite 600, Silver Spring, MD 20910, Telephone: (301) 244-6300 Fax: (301) 244-6301 E-mail: emscinformation@childrensnational.org Web Site: http://www.emscnrc.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Communication, Emergency medical services for children, Federal programs, Grants, Guidelines, Programs, Social media

White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. [2011]. Partnerships for the common good: A partnership guide for faith-based and neighborhood organizations. Washington, DC: White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, 71 pp.

Annotation: This guide. which is geared toward local faith and community leaders, presents opportunities to form partnerships with Centers for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships across government, as well as information about how to apply for federal grants and access capacity-building resources. The guide addresses the following issue areas: adoption, disasters, education, responsible fatherhood, environmentally friendly buildings, healthy children and families, housing opportunities, hunger and nutrition, international relief and development, jobs, veterans and military families, and volunteerism.

Contact: White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, Telephone: (202) 456-3394 E-mail: whpartnerships@who.eop.gov Web Site: http://www.whitehouse.gov/administration/eop/ofbnp Available from the website.

Keywords: Adoption, Child health, Collaboration, Communities, Disaster planning, Education, Employment, Environment, Families, Fathers, Federal programs, Grants, Housing, Hunger, International health, Manuals, Military, Nutrition, Religious organizations, Volunteers

American Academy of Pediatrics, Healthy Tomorrow Partnership for Children Program. [2011]. What is HTPCP?. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program,

Annotation: This website provides information about the Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program (HTPCP), a cooperative agreement program of the federal Maternal and Child Health Bureau and the American Academy of Pediatrics. The website includes a program overview, information about applying for a grant and about HTPCP resources, frequently asked questions, and links to related programs. The website homepage also includes a news you can use section and a featured resources section. [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: Access to health care, Child health, Children, Community programs, Federal programs, Grants, Health services, Prevention, Programs, Resource materials, Service coordination

Lazara A, Danaher J, Kraus R, Goode S, Hipps C, Festa C. 2011. Section 619 profile. (18th ed.). Chapel Hill, NC: National Early Childhood Technical Assistance System, 74 pp.

Annotation: This publication updates information provided by state coordinators on state policies, programs, and practices under the Preschool Grants Program (Section 619 of Part B) of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Information includes: program administration, funding, interagency coordination, personnel, transition, monitoring, use of IEPs/ IFSPs, family-centered services, standards and outcomes, pre-kindergarten initiatives, initiatives for special populations, and services in least restrictive environments (LRE). The volume also includes a compilation of information on the Section 619 program from other sources: federal and state policies, data from www.ideadata.org, state training and TA systems, data on changes in children served by the program, and contact information for state and jurisdictional program coordinators.

Contact: Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center, Campus Box 8040, UNC-CH, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-8040, Telephone: (919) 962-2001 Secondary Telephone: (919) 843-3269 Fax: 919.966.7463 E-mail: ectacenter@unc.edu Web Site: http://ectacenter.org/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Children with special health care needs, Data, Early childhood education, Early intervention, Educational change, Federal grants, Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Part B, Preschool children, State programs

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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.