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McManus M, Kelly R, Newacheck P, Gephart J. n.d.. The role of Title V maternal and child health programs in assuring access to health services for adolescents. Washington, DC: McManus Health Policy, 36 pp.

Annotation: This report presents the results of a 1989 survey of state Title V maternal and child health (MCH) programs and children with special health needs (CSHN) programs with respect to their roles in serving adolescents. The publication brings together the results of adolescent health initiatives from both MCH and CSHN perspectives in order to examine how these programs might be better coordinated and strengthened. The survey revealed that most Title V-supported programs routinely bill Medicaid (and, to a lesser extent, private insurance) for some services. Limited revenues are received from insurance due to inadequate billing capacity, the type of services offered by Title V programs, and low reimbursement from Medicaid. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Keywords: Access to health care, Adolescents, Child health, Insurance, Maternal health, Medicaid, Social Security Act, Special health care needs, Title V

National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health. n.d.. Selected federal maternal and child health information centers. Washington, DC: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, 14 pp. (What's new in...)

University of Maryland-Baltimore, Center for Social Work Education in Maternal and Child Health. n.d.. Ethnicity and maternal and child health care. Baltimore, MD: University of Maryland-Baltimore, Center for Social Work Education in Maternal and Child Health, ca. 75 pp.

Annotation: This unpublished document contains a set of 4 teaching modules: (1) Ethnicity and Healthy Birth Outcomes; (2) Ethnicity and Genetic Disease; (3) Culture and AIDS Prevention in Adolescents; and (4) Using the Internet in Maternal and Child Health. Each of the modules contains lesson objectives; a suggested reading list followed by a section of summaries; and suggested assignments and class presentations geared towards the objectives discussed at the beginning of each module. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: University of Maryland School of Social Work, Center for Maternal and Child Health Social Work Education, 525 West Redwood Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, Telephone: (410) 706-7533 Fax: (410) 706-6046 Web Site: http://cmchswe.umaryland.edu Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescent health, Child health, Disease prevention, Educational materials, Ethnic factors, Internet, MCH training, Maternal health

National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health. n.d.. Title V information system glossary. Germantown, MD: HRSA Call Center, 6 pp.

Annotation: This glossary explains terms used in the Title V Information System, an online service that electronically captures and makes available applications and reports submitted by U.S. states, territories, and jurisdictions on state programs funded under Title V of the Social Security Act.

Contact: Title V Information System, HRSA Call Center, 12530 Parklawn Drive, Suite 350, Germantown, MD 20850, Telephone: (877) 464-4772 Fax: (301) 998-7377 E-mail: CallCenter@HRSA.GOV Web Site: https://mchb.tvisdata.hrsa.gov

Keywords: Child health, Dictionaries, Federal MCH programs, Maternal health, State MCH programs, Title V programs

U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration. n.d.. MCH keywords from HRSA. [Rockville, MD: U.S.Health Resources and Services Administration],

U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau. n.d.. Trainee toolkit. Rockville, MD: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, multiple items.

Annotation: This Trainee Toolkit is designed to provide current and former trainees, training programs, and MCH stakeholders with online and downloadable resources in one convenient location. It contains links to comprehensive, easy-to-use web pages; downloadable resources to orient the reader to the Training Program; and a list of frequently used acronyms relevant to trainees.

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: Child health, Maternal health, Resources for professionals, Training programs

Home Visiting Evidence of Effectiveness. 2020. Home visiting models: Reviewing evidence of effectiveness. Washington, DC: U.S. Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation, annual. (OPRE report #2020-126)

Annotation: This fact sheet describes a systematic review of home visiting research to determine which home visiting program models have sufficient evidence to meet U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) criteria for an "evidence-based early childhood home visiting service delivery model." The brief also summarizes the evidence of effectiveness for the 20 program models that met DHHS criteria. Topics include favorable and sustained program impacts on primary and secondary outcome measures and whether or not the model has been replicated.

Contact: U.S. Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation, 370 L'Enfant Promenade, S.W., Seventh Floor West, Washington, DC 20447, Web Site: http://www.acf.hhs.gov/opre Available from the website.

Keywords: Child health, Early childhood development, Family support programs, Home visiting, Maternal health, Measures, Model programs, Outcome evaluation, Parenting, Research, School readiness, Sustainability, Young children

Strengthen the Evidence for MCH Programs. 2020. ESM development guide: Evidence-based or informed strategy measures. Washington, DC: Strengthen the Evidence for MCH Programs, 26 pp.

Annotation: This resource guide provides a summary of evidence-based/informed strategy measures (ESMs) as part of the 2018/2020 MCH Block Grant submission as seen through the results-based accountability (RBA) framework. It provides tools to help state Title V agencies ensure their programs have the greatest potential to be effective for the families they serve. For each of the 15 National Performance Measures (NPMs) the document provides evidence strategies and examples of field-generated measures currently used by states. It also provides resources for a structured planning process and finding, implementing, and measuring evidence-based/informed programs. Social determinants of health and health equity tools are included, and information on requesting technical assistance.

Contact: Strengthen the Evidence for MCH Programs, National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, Web Site: https://www.mchevidence.org/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Child health, Evidence based practice, Maternal health, Measures, Model programs, Program planning, State MCH programs, Title V programs

U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau. 2020. Program implementation: Awardee strategies for succsss. Rockville, MD: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 2 pp.

Annotation: This infographic summarizes themes related to successful program implementation strategies of the Pediatric Mental Health Care Access (PMHCA) Program and Screening and Treatment for Maternal Depression and Related Behavioral Disorders (MDRBD) Program, which support pediatric primary care and maternal health care providers address behavioral health disorders. Areas noted include engaging with partners, training and online offerings, and identifying a local champion. Also mentioned are communication, policy, marketing, evaluation data, varied implementation approaches, flexible enrollment methods, and targeting hard to reach areas. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

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: Behavior disorders, Child health, Federal programs, Maternal health

Keating K, Murphey D, Daily S, Ryberg R, Laurore J. 2020. Maternal and child health inequities emerge even before birth. Washington, DC: Zero to Three, 52 pp. (State of babies yearbook 2020)

Annotation: This document summarizes evidence of serious disparities in infant and maternal outcomes related to race and presents strategies to ameliorate them, including existing policies and programs and promising practices states can pursue.

Contact: ZERO TO THREE: National Center for Infants, Toddlers and Families, 1255 23rd Street, N.W., Suite 350, Washington, DC 20037, Telephone: (202) 638-1144 Fax: (202) 638-0851 Web Site: http://www.zerotothree.org

Keywords: Access to health care, Health care disparities, Infant health, Maternal health, Minority groups, Minority health, Model programs

U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau. 2020. Program implementation: Awardee strategies for success. Rockville, MD: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 2 pp.

Annotation: This brief summarizes successful program implementation strategies of Pediatric Mental Health Care Access (PMHCA) Program and Screening and Treatment for Maternal Depression and Related Behavioral Disorders (MDRBD) Program, which support pediatric primary care and maternal health care providers address behavioral health disorders. Topics include engaging with partners, expanding program reach through training, and using local champions.

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: Behavior disorders, Child health, Federal grants, Maternal health, Model programs

National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center and Dental Quality Alliance. 2020. Oral health quality indicators for the maternal and child health (MCH) population: An overview. Washington, DC: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center; Chicago, IL: Dental Quality Alliance,

Annotation: This report provides an overview of the oral health quality indicators for the maternal and child health (MCH) population created by the Centers for Oral Health Systems Integration and Improvement, Quality Advisory Team (QIAT). The overview explains what the indicators are and their purpose. It also describes the framework QIAT created to support quality measurement and improvement, an environmental scan of existing quality indicators, pilot implementation, and challenges and opportunities. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, Telephone: (202) 784-9771 E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchoralhealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Maternal and child health services, Pregnant women, Quality assurance, Quality improvement

Ely DM, Gregory ECW, Drake P. 2020. Infant mortality by maternal prepregnancy body mass index: United Sttes, 2017-2018. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics, 10 pp. (National vital statistics reports; v 69, no. 9)

Annotation: This report presents 2017–2018 infant mortality rates in the United States by maternal prepregnancy body mass index, and by infant age at death, maternal age, and maternal race and Hispanic origin.

Contact: National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3311 Toledo Road, Room 5419, Hyattsville, MD 20782, Telephone: (800) 232-4636 Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 Fax: (301) 458-4020 E-mail: nchsquery@cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs Available from the website.

Keywords: Infant mortality, Maternal health, Obesity

U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau. 2020. Request for Information (RFI): Inviting comments and suggestions to inform the Maternal and Child Health Bureau Strategic Plan . Rockville, MD: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 3 pp.

Annotation: This request for information lists the 11 areas of legislative authority for the U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau and gives questions inviting public comment.

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: Strategic plans, U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau

March of Dimes. 2020. Nowhere to go: Maternity care deserts across the U.S.. White Plains, NY: March of Dimes, 25 pp.

Annotation: This report builds upon the 2018 report and continues to identify counties where a woman’s access to maternity health services may be limited or absent. It describes policy solutions and actions; gives summary data about maternity care deserts with a map showing each county in the U.S. and its level of access to maternity care; characteristics of maternity care deserts; information about and maps of hospitals, birth centers, providers, midwives and doulas; health insurance coverage; perinatal regionalization and risk-appropriate levels of care; and the covid-19 pandemic and access to maternity care.

Contact: March of Dimes, 1275 Mamaroneck Avenue, White Plains, NY 10605, Telephone: (914) 997-4488 Secondary Telephone: Web Site: http://www.marchofdimes.com Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to care, Infant health, Maternal health, Perinatal health, Pregnant women, State surveys, Statistics

U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau. 2020. Identifying evidence-based and evidence-informed nutrition interventions to advance maternal health in Title V Maternal and Child Health Services block grant programs. Rockville, MD: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 5 pp.

Annotation: This maternal and child health nutrition program brief reviews opportunities to identify appropriate maternal health-related evidence-based and -informed nutrition interventions to advance Title V MCH Services Block Grant Programs’ national performance measures (NPMs) using online databases.

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: Child health, Child nutrition, Evidence based programs, Maternal health, Maternal nutrition, Title V programs

Public Health National Center for Innovations. 2020. 10 essential public health services: EPHS toolkit. Alexandria, VA: Public Health National Center for Innovations, multiple items.

Annotation: This toolkit was created to help practitioners, public health departments, academia, and others to update content and educational materials to reflect the revised 10 Essential Public Health Services. It includes downloadable graphics, a glossary, videos, comparisons to other frameworks, PowerPoint presentations, an environmental scan, task force and liaisons, downloadable social media tools, and other resources. A fact sheet is available in Spanish and Arabic, in addition to English.

Contact: Public Health National Center for Innovations, 1600 Duke Street, Suite 200, Alexandria, VA 22314, Telephone: (703) 778-4549 Web Site: http://phnci.org/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Program descriptions, Adolescent health, Child health, Federal MCH programs, Foreign language materials, Health programs, Health services, Local MCH programs, Maternal health, Program development, Program development, Public health, Spanish language materials, State MCH programs

National MCH Workforc Development Center, Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, MCH Navigator. 2019. MCH needs assessment toolkit. Chapel Hill, NC: National MCH Workforc Development Center; Washington, DC: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs and MCH Navigator,

Annotation: This toolkit helps state Title V programs to begin to understand the complexity of challenges to the maternal and child health (MCH) system, identify needs, and select priority areas of focus. It provides webinars, trainings, and tools for states to use in each step of the process.

Contact: National MCH Workforce Development Center, University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health, Department of Maternal and Child Health, Campus Box 7445, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7445, Telephone: (919) 966-6290 Fax: (919) 966-0458 Web Site: http://mchwdc.unc.edu

Keywords: Child health, Health care systems, Maternal health, Needs assessment, State programs, Title V programs

Nursing@Georgetown. 2019. Maternal health around the world. Washington, DC: Georgetown Unversity, School of Nursing and Health Studies, 1 item.

Annotation: This blog post explores how the United Nations goals have affected maternal death rates and how these deaths can be mitigated — both in the United States and globally.

Contact: Georgetown University, School of Nursing and Health Studies, 37th and O Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20057, Telephone: (202) 687-0100 Web Site: https://online.nursing.georgetown.edu/ Available from the website.

Keywords: International health, Maternal mortality

Florida Department of Health. 2018. MCH block grant. Tallahassee, FL: Florida Department of Health,

Annotation: This web page gives links to the latest MCH block grant and state snapshot. It also links to these 2015 MCH needs assessment topic briefs: Adequate Health Insurance Coverage [pdf; 365kb] Adolescent Well-Visit [pdf; 211kb] Black-White Disparities in Infant Mortality [pdf; 247kb] Black-White Disparities in Maternal Mortality [pdf; 473kb] Breastfeeding [pdf; 233kb] Bullying [pdf; 307kb] Developmental Screening [pdf; 607kb] Household Secondhand Smoke [pdf; 473kb] Injury Prevention [pdf; 418kb] Oral Health [pdf; 406kb] Perinatal Regionalization [pdf;466kb] Physical Activity [pdf; 217kb] Safe Sleep Behaviors [pdf; 241kb] Substance Exposed Newborns [pdf; 491kb] Well-Woman Care [pdf; 523kb]

Contact: Florida Department of Health, 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Tallahassee, FL 32399, Telephone: (850) 245-4147 Fax: (850) 487-4574 Web Site: http://www.doh.state.fl.us

Keywords: Child health, Florida, MCH programs, Maternal health, State programs, Title V 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.