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Partnership for Male Youth. n.d.. The Partnership for Male Youth: Health provider toolkit for adolescent and young adult males. Washington, DC: Partnership for Male Youth, multiple items.

Annotation: This toolkit is designed to help health professionals address the unique health care needs of adolescents and young adult males (AYAs) ages 10 to 26. Contents include a checklist covering nine health domains; client interview questions and supporting materials for each domain including background information, practice tools, and references; and a video library containing presentations for continuing medical education and client education. Topics include healthy eating and physical activity, sexual and reproductive health, trauma, mental health, developmental disorders, sexual biologic basics, normal pubertal concerns and genital abnormalities, and labs and immunizations. A tutorial is also available.

Contact: Partnership for Male Youth, 900 Second Street, N.E., Suite 200, Washington, DC 20002, E-mail: barbour@partnershipformaleyouth.org Web Site: http://www.partnershipformaleyouth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: , Adolescent health, Adolescent males, Comprehensive health care, Continuing medical education, Evidence based health care, Health examinations, Immunizations, Interviews, Medical history taking, Men's health, Screening, Young adults

American Academy of Pediatrics. 2014. Recommended immunization schedules. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics,

Annotation: The schedules posted on this web page indicate the recommended ages for routine administration of currently licensed vaccines, as of February 1, 2012, for children. Any dose not administered at the recommended age should be administered at a subsequent visit, when indicated and feasible. Schedules for appropriate vaccination administration include: hepatitis; influenza; measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR); pneumococcal, as well as by age: persons aged 0-6 years, persons aged 7-18 years, and ages 4 months-18 years who start late or who are more than 1 month behind.

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: Adolescents, Children, Immunizations

National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases. 2012. Parents' guide to childhood immunizations. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, 55 pp.

Annotation: This illustrated publication for parents discusses the importance of vaccinating children against preventable diseases, how the vaccines work, and their safety. It outlines thirteen diseases, why vaccinations are provided, and what side effects and precautions should be considered. The appendix offers information on the childhood immunization schedule, a diseases summary, questions and answers, what to do if there is a reaction, other vaccines, immunization trivia, a glossary, sources for more information, and an index.

Contact: National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30329-4027, Telephone: (800) 232-4636 Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 E-mail: cdcinfo@cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov/ncird Available from the website.

Keywords: Child health, Consumer education materials, Federal initiatives, Immunizations, Parent education, Prevention programs, Vaccine effects, Vaccines

National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities. 2012. Preconception health. Atlanta, GA: National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, 1 video (4 min., 30 sec).

Annotation: This videorecording provides information about preconception health. It discusses birth control, avoiding smoking and illegal drugs, abstaining from alcohol consumption during pregnancy, vaccinations, receiving regular checkups, taking multivitamins and folic acid, nutrition, and physical activity. Vignettes with women at different stages in their life are presented.

Contact: National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30329-4027, Telephone: (800) 232-4636 Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 E-mail: cdcinfo@cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd Available from the website.

Keywords: Alcohol consumption, Birth control, Folic acid, Illicit drugs, Immunizations, Multimedia, Nutrition, Physical activity, Preconception care, Prenatal care, Prevention, Smoking, Vitamin supplements, Women's health

KidsHealth. 2011. Your child's immunizations. [Jacksonville, FL]: Nemours Foundation,

Annotation: This resource presents information for parents about immunizations, including information about hepatitis B; pneumococcal vaccine (PCV); DTaP; Hib, polio (IPV); influenza; MMR (measles, mumps, rubella); varicella (chickenpox); MCV4; hepatitis A; rotavirus; and HPV. Additional topics include the immunization schedule, immunizations for travel, and helping kids through vaccine injections. The content is available in English and Spanish.

Contact: KidsHealth, Nemours, 10140 Centurion Parkway, Jacksonville, FL 32256, Telephone: (904) 697-4100 Fax: (904) 697-4220 E-mail: comments@KidsHealth.org Web Site: http://kidshealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Child health, Consumer education materials, Immunizations, Infant health, Preventive health services, Preventive medicine, Spanish language materials

Field M. 2011. A bibliography: Measuring the impact of school-based health centers on student health and academic achievement. [Denver, CO]: Colorado Association for School-Based Health Care, 22 pp.

Annotation: This bibliography provides a compilation of articles devoted to describing the impact of health care provided in a school setting. Topics include student health and academic performance, active management of asthma and obesity, providing behavioral and reproductive services, and dental care and vaccinations in school settings. Additional topics include finance and student health and economic benefits.

Contact: Colorado Association of School-Based Health Centers, 1801 Wiliams Street, Suite 400, Denver, CO 80218, Telephone: (303) 399-6380 Fax: (303) 350-4296 E-mail: info@casbhc.org Web Site: http://www.casbhc.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Asthma, Obesity, Behavior, Bibliographies, Dental care, Immunizations, Oral health, Reproductive health, School age children, School based clinics, School health services, Vaccines, Weight management

[Garcia JO]. 2005. Doña Ana County Healthy Start impact report. Las Cruces, NM: La Clinica de Familia, 130 pp. plus marketing items.

Annotation: This report describes a Healthy Start program to reduce infant mortality and eliminate disparities in the health status experienced by Hispanic women and children while continuing to improve the health of all women and children in Doña Ana County, New Mexico from 2000 to 2004. Project activities address the need to redesign the perinatal system of care to combat poor immunization rates for children, and poor early and adequate prenatal care for Hispanic women. Report sections provide an overview of racial and ethnic disparity focused on by the project, project implementation; project management and governance; accomplishments; the impact of the project on local systems of care, the community, the state, the role of local government, and lessons learned. Appendices include a chart of objectives, strategies and activities, and accomplishments; a copy of the local evaluation report; and forms providing data on the project budget, individuals served, performance measures, characteristics of program participants, risk reduction and prevention services, and the major service table. Also provided are ample materials produced during the project including a hat and bib, two 2-sided posters in English and Spanish, a button, a brochure, a magnet frame, and a calendar. [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

Keywords: Access to health care, Final reports, Healthy Start, Hispanic Americans, Immunizations, Infant mortality, MCH services, New Mexico, Prevention programs, Spanish language materials, State initiatives, Women’s health

Garcia JO. 2001. Doña Ana Healthy Start (Racial and Ethnic Disparities Project): [Final report]. Las Cruces, NM: La Clinica de Familia, ca. 100 pp.

Annotation: This report describes a program to reduce infant mortality and eliminate disparities in the health status experienced by Hispanic women and children while continuing to improve the health of all women and children in Doña Ana County, New Mexico from July 1999 through June 2001. Project activities address the need to redesign the perinatal system of care to combat poor immunization rates for children, and poor early and adequate prenatal care for Hispanic women. Report sections provide descriptions of the project's purpose, goals and objectives, methodology, project evaluation, results and outcomes, a list of publications and products, a dissemination outline, future plans and follow-up, and replication needs. Attachments include model specific tables, standard operating procedures, evaluation reports, project brochures and a poster, and local area resource guides. Some materials are provided in Spanish. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Dona Ana Healthy Start Program, La Clinica de Familia, Inc., 570 W. Griggs, Las Cruces, NM 88005, Telephone: (575) 524-0767 E-mail: Web Site: http://www.lcdfnm.org

Keywords: Access to health care, Final reports, Healthy Start, Immunizations, Infant mortality, MCH services, New Mexico, Prevention programs, Spanish language materials, State initiatives, Women’s health

   

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.