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Phillips H. n.d.. Malheur Maternity Project: [Final report]. Payette, ID: Valley Family Health Care, Inc. , 43 pp.

Annotation: The Malheur Maternity Project (MMP) increased access to comprehensive maternal and child health care, provide individualized and continuous case management to pregnant and postpartum women and their newborns, and implemented planned and systematic educational programs to stress the importance of early and adequate prenatal care and child care. [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: customerservice@ntis.gov Web Site: http://www.ntis.gov Document Number: NTIS PB99-133985.

Keywords: Case Management, Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children, Parent Education, Pregnant Women, Prenatal Care

Holden E. n.d.. Families in Transition: [Final report]. Baltimore, MD: University of Maryland at Baltimore, 39 pp.

Annotation: Families in Transition (FIT) was a comprehensive health care program for homeless children and their families that was a collaborative effort between the University of Maryland School of Medicine and Health Care for the Homeless, Inc. The FIT program provided primary health care services and a wide array of psychosocial services to homeless children and their families. A substantial emphasis was placed upon outreach services that involved linking and collaborating with other service systems in the community. The FIT program developed an innovative model of service delivery that addressed the needs of thousands of homeless children and their families over its five years of operation. Material were developed and information was disseminated that will assist with the development and replication of these types of programs in the future. [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: customerservice@ntis.gov Web Site: http://www.ntis.gov Document Number: NTIS PB99-134876.

Keywords: Case Management, Families, Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children, Homelessness, Preventive Health Care

Johnson J. n.d.. Parent-Pediatric Partnerships: Strengthening Families to Make the Vulnerable Invincible [Final report]. Honolulu, HI: Hawaii Department of Health, 16 pp.

Annotation: This project was a partnership between families and their medical home to develop a demonstration model for care coordination for environmentally at-risk infants and toddlers in low-income culturally diverse urban and rural settings. The families were being served as part of the eligible population under P.L. 99–457, with an individualized family support plan (IFSP) developed for each family. The target population included many families of different ethnic origins. [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: customerservice@ntis.gov Web Site: http://www.ntis.gov Document Number: NTIS PB99-133969.

Keywords: Access to Health Care, Children with Special Health care Needs, Cultural Diversity, Families, Family Centered Health Care, Family Support Programs, Hawaiians, Health Promotion, Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children, Low Income Population, PL 99-457, Parents, Preschool Children, Primary Care, Rural Population, Service Coordination, Urban Population

Keith J. n.d.. Family-Focused Strategy for Reducing Premature and Unprotected Sexual Activity Among Minority Youth in School-Based Health Clinics [Final report]. Dallas, TX: Dallas County Hospital District, 26 pp.

Annotation: The purpose of this project was to develop and demonstrate effective intervention strategies for the 10–15 year age group that can be carried out within a school-based comprehensive health care system to reduce the occurrence of premature and unprotected sexual intercourse in adolescents. More than 300 10-year-old children and their parents enrolled to receive annual health maintenance evaluations and a series of activities to enhance parent-child communication, parental knowledge of adolescent social and sexual development, and problem-solving and decision-making skills. [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: customerservice@ntis.gov Web Site: http://www.ntis.gov Document Number: NTIS PB99-133977.

Keywords: Adolescents, Blacks, Decision Making Skills, Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children, Hispanics, Minority Groups, Parent Child Interaction, Parent Child Relationship, Preventive Health Care Education, School Dropouts, School Health Programs, School Health Services, Sexual Activity, Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Martinez E. 2012. SYHC [San Ysidro Health Center] School Readiness Initiative: [Final report]. San Ysidro, CA: San Ysidro Health Center, 41 pp.

Annotation: This final report describes a program to provide young children from families with low incomes with health, developmental and behavioral, and oral health screenings before the children enter school. Topics include project goals and objectives, methodology, evaluation, results, and outcomes. The report also provides information on how the results will be disseminated and used. [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: California, Developmental screening, Final reports, Health screening, Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children, Oral health, School readiness, State programs, Young children

Kinney ML. 2011. Starting points for Idaho youth. Boise, ID: Mountain States Group, 20 pp.

Annotation: This final report describes a Healthy Tomorrows project in Idaho from March 2006 through February 2011. The project focused on reaching and enrolling low-income, uninsured youth, ages 13 to 19 years, into Idaho's children's health insurance programs. The report contains the project's abstract and a summary of activities; descriptions of the project's purpose, goals and objectives, methodology, evaluation, and results and outcomes. Additional information is provided on publications and products delivered during the project, and the dissemination and utilization of results. [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: Adolescents, Federal MCH programs, Final reports, Health insurance, Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children, Idaho, Low income groups, State programs, Uninsured persons

Ferran E. 2011. Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children: [Final report]. Santa Rosa, CA: Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County , 21 pp.

Annotation: This report summarizes the goals, objectives, and outcome of a Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children project to address childhood obesity among disadvantaged, primarily Hispanic children in Sonoma County, California. The report describes this community-federal collaboration (developed by the Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County) to support a pediatrician-involved community effort to address childhood obesity, explaining its purpose and relationship to the federal Title V Maternal and Child Health Programs, the data used during analysis, and the results of the final project evaluation. [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: Child health, Community programs, Federal MCH programs, Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children, High risk groups, Hispanic Americans, Local initiatives, Obesity, Prevention programs, Public private partnerships

Eddy NH. 2004. Touchstone support network [Final report]. Santa Clara, CA: Parents Helping Parents, 56 pp.

Annotation: This report from the Healthy Tomorrows program describes a project to foster family-centered medical homes providing practical and emotional support services for families of children with chronic and/or life threatening illnesses who live and receive their care in Santa Clara County, CA. Contents include a project summary; a narrative including the project purpose, goals and objectives, methodology, evaluation, results and outcomes, a list of publications and products, summaries of dissemination and utilization of results, future plans and follow up, and support and resources needed to replicate. Additional information is provided from the program advisory board meeting, sample newsletters, and a brochure detailing program services. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Parents Helping Parents, Sobrato Center For Nonprofits-San Jose, 1400 Parkmoor Avenue Suite 100, San Jose, CA 95126, Telephone: (408) 727-5775 Fax: (408) 727-0182 Web Site: http://www.php.com

Keywords: California, Children with special health care needs, Family centered services, Family support programs, Final reports, Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children, MCH research, Medical home

Young T, Noel S. [2003]. Family care center home network [Final report]. Lexington, KY: Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government, 24 pp.

Annotation: This final report, from the Healthy Tomorrows program, describes a home-based program providing early intervention designed to promote health child development, prenatal health, and enhance family functioning in overburdened families, including promoting parent-child bonding and attachment and decreasing maternal depression and child abuse. Contents include a project summary; a narrative including the project purpose, goals and objectives, methodology, evaluation, results and outcomes, a list of publications and products, summaries of dissemination and utilization of results, future plans and follow up, and support and resources needed to replicate. Also provided are lists of Home Network Advisory Board consumer and community, and family care center representatives. A copy of the 2002 Home Network participant satisfaction survey and newsletter are attached. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Lexington-Fayette County Health Department, 650 Newton Pike, Lexington, KY 40508, Telephone: (859) 252-2371 Contact Phone: (859) 258-3070 Fax: (859) 288-2359 Contact E-mail: ireneg@lfucg.com Web Site: http://www.lexingtonhealthdepartment.org

Keywords: Attachment behavior, Child development services, Early intervention programs, Family centered services, Family support programs, Final reports, Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children, Home visiting, MCH research, Parent child relations, Parent education, Prenatal care

Sullivan CD. 2003. Improving care for families of school-aged children with special needs: Final progress report, year five, 2002-2003. Nashville, TN: Jane McEvoy School-based Health Program, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, 105 pp.

Annotation: This final report from the Healthy Tomorrows program describes a project to provide family-based care coordination and support services to children with chronic health and mental health conditions and developmental disabilities. The program staff and advisory personnel developed approaches to improve assessment of child and family needs and to improve coordination of care among family, health providers, and school-based teachers and caregivers which have resulted in improved health outcomes. Contents include a project summary; a narrative including the project purpose, goals and objectives, methodology, evaluation, results and outcomes, a list of publications and products, summaries of dissemination and utilization of results, future plans and follow up, and support and resources needed to replicate. Additional materials produced by the project include sample parent advocacy materials, protocols and clinical materials, child-specific educational materials, resources on asthma, and an annotation and key words section. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Jane McEvoy School-based Health Program, Godchaux Hall, Nashville, TN 37240-0008, Telephone: (615) 322-1561 Fax: (615) 343-3998

Keywords: Child mental health, Children with special health care needs, Developmental disabilities, Family centered services, Family support programs, Final reports, Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children, MCH research, Needs assessment

Eisen N, Evans J, Kavanagh L, Athey J, Schwab J. 1999. The Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children program in review: Analysis and findings of a descriptive survey. Arlington, VA: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, 92 pp. (xxx)

Annotation: This report contains the findings of the Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program review. This program aims to improve children's health through prevention and better access to health care. The report includes a presentation of the HTPCP history and grant program; a description of the study goals and methodology; and an exposition of the findings and recommendations. [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: Access to health care, Child health, Child health programs, Community based services, Federal MCH programs, Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children, Low income groups, Maternal health, Prevention programs, Program evaluation, Public health, Public private partnerships, Surveys

Brown J. [1997]. Healthy Tomorrows for Denver [Final report]. Denver, CO: Denver Health and Hospitals, 19 pp.

Annotation: The goals of the Healthy Tomorrows for Denver Project were to (1) increase the number of infants and children referred by the Denver Department of Health and Hospitals to Child Find, (2) increase the proportion of families following through on recommended treatment options, (3) increase utilization by low-income and minority parents, and (4) create an automated tracking/management system. A case management system was implemented. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Keywords: Children with Special Health care Needs, Delayed Development, Early Intervention, Families, Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children, Individualized Family Service Plan, Low Income Population, Paraprofessional Personnel, Referrals

Frothingham T. [1997]. Mental Health Treatment for Sexually Abused Children [Final report]. Durham, NC: Duke University, 23 pp. (xxx)

Annotation: Sexually abused children often have poor mental health. In north central North Carolina, access to appropriate mental health services fails for more than half of the children identified as sexually abused. This 5-year project sought to improve access to appropriate mental health services as well as the mental health and behavioral status of these children and their caretakers. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Keywords: Child Sexual Abuse, Families, Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children, Mental Health Services

Carcar N. 1996 (ca.). Improving Health Care Access for Hispanic Families [Final report]. Atlanta, GA: Mercy Mobile Health Care, 31 pp.

Annotation: Hispanic children with special health care needs and pregnant women in the Hispanic community of metropolitan Atlanta lacked access to a coordinated system of pediatric and prenatal care. Barriers to care were especially limiting for Hispanics who were recent immigrants and had a limited English language capability with which to learn about available health care services. This project: (1) Identified Hispanic children with special health care needs who required assessment, treatment, and followup services; (2) improved awareness/usage of coordinated health care services by Hispanic families with children with special needs; (3) assisted pregnant Hispanic women to receive early prenatal care; and (4) improved cultural awareness and sensitivity of health care providers regarding health issues affecting Hispanic families. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Keywords: Access to Health Care, Asians, Bilingual Services, Children with Special Health care Needs, Cultural Sensitivity, Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children, Hispanics, Mobile Health Units, Prenatal Care, Service Coordination

Mashburn M. 1996 (ca.). Pediatric Clinic for Denton County [Final report]. Denton, TX: North Texas Community Clinics, 23 pp.

Annotation: This final report presents information about well-child and sick-child services provided by the Pediatric Clinic for Denton County to children from families with low incomes and children eligible for Medicaid. The project utilized pediatric nurse practitioners to demonstrate a replicable method of delivering comprehensive, family-oriented pediatric services with the goal of decreasing unnecessary emergency room visits, providing case-managed pediatric care, improving immunization rates, and proving the cost-effectiveness of the system. [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: customerservice@ntis.gov Web Site: http://www.ntis.gov Document Number: NTIS PB99-151466.

Keywords: Access to Health Care, Case Management, Family Centered Health Care, Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children, Immunization, Low Income Population, Medicaid, Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, Well Child Care

Wera T. [1994]. Healthy Start/Children's Clinic [Final report]. Fort Collins, CO: Healthy Start/Children's Clinic, 16 pp.

Annotation: The Children's Clinic is dedicated to serving the children of Larimer County who cannot afford basic acute and preventive medical services. This project sought the support and involvement of the community at large. The project provided both direct medical care and increased access to a broad referral base of health and social services, always respecting the right of every patient to quality health care and human dignity. [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: customerservice@ntis.gov Web Site: http://www.ntis.gov Document Number: NTIS PB99-144750.

Keywords: Access to Health Care, Adolescents, Community Based Health Services, Final reports, Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children, Interagency Cooperation, Low Income Population, Medicaid, Medical Home, Primary Care, School Age Children, Service Coordination, Uninsured persons

Thomas P. [1994]. Sharkey-Issaquena Health Alliance [Final report]. Cary, MS: Cary Christian Health Center, 16 pp.

Annotation: The Sharkey-Issaquena Health Alliance was a 5-year program designed to lower infant mortality in the poverty areas of rural Mississippi. The project used an alliance of volunteers, providers, and civic institutions to provide a five-pronged solution. Community volunteers were trained to provide home visits and promote greater health awareness. Transportation was provided to health facilities and perinatal education was made available to parents. Education of young people was provided to combat adolescent pregnancy. Child abuse prevention and recognition education was provided. [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: customerservice@ntis.gov Web Site: http://www.ntis.gov Document Number: NTIS PB99-144768.

Keywords: Access to Health Care, Adolescents, Child Abuse Prevention, Health Education, Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children, Low Birthweight, Low Income Population, Outreach, Pregnant Adolescents, Pregnant Women, Prenatal Care, School Health Programs

National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health. 1990-. Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children: Abstracts of active projects FY 19__. Washington, DC: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, annual.

Annotation: This annual report provides information on the Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program, an initiative of the Maternal and Child Health Bureau and the American Academy of Pediatrics. The program is designed to stimulate innovative children's health care efforts designed to prevent disease and disability and promote health and access to health services in local communities. This report describes the 20 projects that are being funded over the six-year period of the initiative. [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 for loan. Document Number: HRSA Info. Ctr. MCHI038 (1996), MCHH086 (1995), MCHG089 (1994), MCHF011 (1992), MCHD051 (1991), MCHD005 (1990).

Keywords: Access to health care, Child health, Community based services, Federal MCH programs, Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children, Maternal health, Prevention programs, Public private partnerships

U.S. Bureau of Maternal and Child Health and Resources Development, Office of Maternal and Child Health. 1990. A guide to planning and evaluating performance. [Rockville, MD]: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Maternal and Child Health, 33 pp.

Annotation: This manual was prepared for grant applicants for the Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children. It discusses developing program plans and their use in evaluating the delivery of services. It emphasizes the role of planning and evaluation; and it describes how to define a health problem, identify contributing factors that affect health systems and status, and set goals and objectives. The paper also includes worksheets used in the planning process.

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: Child health, Federal grants, Health services, Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children, Manuals, Program development, Program evaluation, Program planning

   

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.