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Berman C. n.d.. Project Zero to Three: [Final report]. Washington, DC: National Center for Clinical Infant Programs, 48 pp.

Annotation: The main goal of this project was to improve services for infants and toddlers with disabilities (or at risk for disabililties) and for their families by developing an interstate network for early identification and intervention services for this population. Activities included a national network meeting, two regional conferences, an intensive course, small topical meetings, consultations, publications, and a newsletter. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Technical Information Service, U.S. Department of Commerce, 5301 Shawnee Road, Alexandria, VA 22312, Telephone: (703) 605-6050 Secondary Telephone: (888) 584-8332 E-mail: Web Site: Document Number: NTIS PB92-103373.

Keywords: American Public Welfare Association, Children's Defense Fund, Collaboration of Care, EPDST, Early Intervention, Environmental Risk, Families, Family-Based Health Care, Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies Coalition, High risk infants, Networking, PL 99-457, WIC Program

Prevent Child Abuse America. 2003. Healthy Families America: State systems development guide. Chicago, IL: Prevent Child Abuse America, 81 pp.

Annotation: This guide is designed to provide a clearinghouse of information and innovation from the Healthy Families America leadership at the state level and Prevent Child Abuse America national staff in order to support and grow the program across the country. It its CD-ROM form, this guide connects the user through links and PDF files to a variety of tools and resources that have been created to aid state systems development. In addition, the guide contains a variety of case studies that illustrate the best practices in home visitation that are evolving across the country. The guide covers the following topics: (1) administration/governance, (2) advocacy and public policy, (3) collaboration, (4) communication, (5) community planning and site development, (6) continuous quality improvement and quality assurance, (7) evaluation, (8) funding, (9) public relations and marketing, (10) strategic planning, and (11) training and technical assistance. The guide includes two appendices: (1) a compilation of resources on all state system components and (2) supporting documents. The guide also includes a conclusion and credits.

Contact: Prevent Child Abuse America, 228 South Wabash Ave., 10th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604, Telephone: (312) 663-3520 Secondary Telephone: (800) 244-5373 Fax: (312) 939-8962 E-mail: Web Site: Available from the website.

Keywords: Administration, Advocacy, Case studies, Child abuse, Child health, Collaboration, Communication, Community programs, Families, Funding, Healthy Families America, Home visiting, Model programs, National programs, Prevention programs, Program evaluation, Public policy, Public relations, Service delivery systems, State programs, Strategic plans, Technical assistance, Training

Hawaii Family Stress Center. [1995 ]. Healthy Families America: Early identification (EID) worker training materials. Honolulu, HI: Hawaii Family Stress Center , 94 pp.


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.