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Spencer C. n.d.. Regional Center for Children with Rheumatic Diseases [Final report]. New Orleans, LA: Children's Hospital, 33 pp.

Annotation: The purpose of this project was to increase access of pediatric rheumatology patients to the team approach, improve regional care, provide psychosocial counseling and support, increase knowledge of medical professionals and the lay public, and provide cost-effective, outpatient 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 PB93-165686.

Keywords: Arthritis, Children with special health care needs, Multidisciplinary teams, Pediatric rheumatology, Rheumatic diseases

Brown LW, Camfield P, Capers M, Cascino G, Ciccarelli M, de Gusmao CM, Downs SM, Majnemer A, Miller AB, Saninocencio C, Schultz R, Tilton A, Winokur A, Zupanc M. 2016. The neurologist's role in supporting transition to adult health care: A consensus statement. Neurology 87(8):835–840, 7

Annotation: This article describes the child neurologist's role in planning and coordinating successful transition from the pediatric to adult health care system for youth with neurologic conditions. Topics include eight common principles that define the child neurologist's role in a successful transition process as outlined by a multidisciplinary panel, the evidence for successful transition models, and areas for future consideration. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: American Academy of Neurology, 1080 Montreal Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55116, Telephone: (651) 695-2717 Secondary Telephone: (800) 879-1960 Fax: (651) 695-2791 E-mail: memberservices@aan.com Web Site: http://www.aan.com Available in libraries.

Keywords: Adolescents, Family support services, Financing, Health care systems, Interdisciplinary approach, Leadership, Legal issues, Model programs, Multidisciplinary teams, Neurologic disorders, Program coordination, Special health care needs, Transition planning, Young adults

National Institute of Justice. 2016. Safety, health, and wellness strategic research plan 2016–2021. Washington, DC: National Institute of Justice, 18 pp.

Annotation: This document describes current and projected efforts to promote the safety, health, and wellness of individuals affected by, or employed within, the criminal justice system. Contents include strategic priorities and action plans for promoting and supporting research, including research to understand how children and families of criminal justice-involved individuals are affected by the criminal justice system. Descriptions of ongoing research projects on topics such as school safety and school-based mental health services in a large metropolitan school district are also included.

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.

Keywords: Child health, Child safety, Children, Criminal justice system, Families, Interdisciplinary approach, Mental health services, Multidisciplinary teams, Research, School safety, Schools, Strategic plans

White P, Cooley WC, McAllister J. 2015. Starting a transition improvement process: Using the six core elements of health care transition 2.0. Washington, DC: Center for Health Care Transition Improvement, 3 pp. (Practice resource; no. 1)

Annotation: This document is designed to help pediatric, family medicine, internal medicine-pediatrics, and internal medicine practices (both primary care and specialty practices), and health systems start or improve a transition process for youth moving from pediatric to adult health care. The document describes four interrelated steps and lessons learned from health care transition improvement projects across the United States. Topics include securing senior leadership support, forming the transition improvement team, defining transition processes for improvement, and dedicating time to implement transition improvements. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Got Transition™/Center for Health Care Transition Improvement, National Alliance to Advance Adolescent Health, 1615 M Street, N.W., Suite 290, Washington, DC 20036, Telephone: (202) 223-1500 Fax: (202) 429-3957 E-mail: info@GotTransition.org Web Site: http://gottransition.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Leadership, Multidisciplinary teams, Patient care teams, Program improvement, Quality assurance, Special health care needs, Teamwork, Transition planning, Young adults

Children's Safety Network. 2015. Summary of findings: 2014 CSN bullying prevention environmental scan. Waltham, MA: Children's Safety Network, 8 pp.

Annotation: This document presents results from a survey of state maternal and child health (MCH) and injury and violence prevention program directors in all 50 states and the District of Columbia about state health agency involvement in bullying prevention efforts. Topics include leadership of state bullying prevention efforts, strategies used by state public health agencies to prevent bullying, types of bullying addressed by state public health agencies, systems and populations addressed by state public health agency bullying prevention efforts, funding for bullying prevention, strategic plans for bullying prevention, measuring progress in bullying prevention, and multi-agency bullying prevention task forces and committees. Strengths, challenges, opportunities, and conclusions are also addressed. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Children's Safety Network, Education Development Center, 43 Foundry Avenue, Waltham, MA 02453-8313, Telephone: (617) 618-2918 Fax: (617) 969-9186 E-mail: csninfo@edc.org Web Site: http://www.childrenssafetynetwork.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Barriers, Bullying, Financing, Injury prevention, Leadership, Measures, Multidisciplinary teams, Prevention programs, State health agencies, State surveys, Strategic plans, Violence prevention

Institute for Healthcare Improvement . 2015. How-to guide: Multidisciplinary rounds (upd.). Cambridge, MA: Institute for Healthcare Improvement , 17 pp.

Annotation: This guide defines multidisciplinary rounds and describes their role in improving the quality, safety, and patient experience of care. Topics include key components of reliable multidisciplinary rounds; potential impact on outcomes; examples of success; fundamentals for forming the team, setting aims, and testing changes on a small scale; and tips for getting started and for successfully implementing multidisciplinary rounds.

Contact: Institute for Healthcare Improvement , 20 University Road, Seventh Floor , Cambridge , MA 02138, Telephone: (617) 301-4800 Secondary Telephone: (866) 787-0831 Fax: (617) 301-4830 E-mail: info@ihi.org Web Site: http://www.ihi.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Consumer satisfaction, Health care delivery, Model programs, Multidisciplinary teams, Outcome and process assessment, Planning, Program development, Program improvement, Quality assurance, Safety

Tomasik J, Fleming C. 2015. Lessons from the field: Promising interprofessional collaboration practices. Princeton, NJ: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, 59 pp.

Annotation: This report summarizes findings from a project to explore, explain, and disseminate practices for effective interprofessional collaboration and the supports required to sustain them over time. Contents include lessons learned, guiding principles that describe the elements necessary to create and sustain an environment and culture of interprofessional collaboration, and a series of case studies to highlight specific practices that have been effective for the organizations that participated in the project.

Contact: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, 50 College Road East, Princeton, NJ 08540-6614, Telephone: (877) 843-7953 Fax: Web Site: http://www.rwjf.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Collaboration, Interdisciplinary approach, Multidisciplinary teams, Sustainability

ASCD. 2014. Whole school whole community whole child: A collaborative approach to learning and health. Alexandria, VA: ASCD, 13 pp.

Annotation: This document presents a model for collaboration and action across communities, across schools, and across sectors to meet the needs and reach the potential of each child. Topics include the need for greater alignment, integration, and collaboration between education and health to improve each child's cognitive, physical, social, and emotional development; combining and building on elements of the traditional coordinated school health approach and the whole child framework; and developing joint or collaborative policies, processes, and practices.

Contact: ASCD, 1703 North Beauregard Street, Alexandria, VA 22311-1714, Telephone: (703) 578-9600 Secondary Telephone: (800) 933+2723 Fax: (703) 575-5400 E-mail: member@ascd.org Web Site: http://www.ascd.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Collaboration, Community role, Educational reform, Government role, Health status, Learning, Models, Multidisciplinary teams, National initiatives, Policy development, School age children, School role, Service integration

Rodgers P, Williams Bennett P, Frisch DR, Ball WL, Chous P, Gerson J, Primo S, Furnari W, Gillis M, Novak K, Taylor G. 2014. Working together to manage diabetes: A guide for pharmacy, podiatry, optometry, and dentistry. Bethesda, MD: National Institutes of Health; Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 69 pp.

Annotation: This guide shows how pharmacists, podiatrists, optometrists, and dentists can work collaboratively with each other, as well as with other members of the health care team, to prevent or treat diabetes. Contents include an introduction to team care; tips on communicating with clients; sections about the dentistry, pharmacy, optometry, and podiatry professions; and links to related resources.

Contact: National Diabetes Education Program, One Diabetes Way, Bethesda, MD 20841-9692, Telephone: (301) 496-3583 Web Site: http://ndep.nih.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Collaboration, Dentistry, Diabetes, Multidisciplinary teams, Optometry, Patient care teams, Pharmacy, Prevention, Resources for professionals, Teamwork

Witgert KE, Kinsler S, Dolatshahi J, Hess C. 2014. Strategies for supporting expanded roles for non-clinicians on primary care teams. Portland, OR: National Academy for State Health Policy, 30 pp.

Annotation: This paper outlines strategies for and examples of Medicaid financing of non-clinician services in fee-for-service, managed care, medical home or health home, and accountable care organization settings. The paper also describes training curricula and methods to help non-clinicians develop new skills as part of a care team and the accompanying workflow redesign required for teams to function effectively. Topics include training non-clinicians to improve practice efficiency, manage clients' specific health conditions, and work effectively in a client-centered medical home.

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: Financing, Medicaid, Medical home, Multidisciplinary teams, Patient care management, Personnel, State programs, Teamwork, Work force

Partnership for People with Disabilities, Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia Department of Social Services, Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services. 2014. Tipping the scales in their favor: Your role in recognizing and responding to abuse and neglect of children with disabilities. Richmond, VA: Virginia Commonwealth University, 1 p.

Annotation: This document describes a three-session multidisciplinary course for family members of children with disabilities and the professionals who support them about preventing abuse and neglect of children with disabilities. Topics include how widespread abuse and neglect of children with disabilities is, why children with disabilities are at greater risk of abuse and neglect, why it is difficult to identify abuse and neglect in children with disabilities, and roles in identifying and reporting abuse and neglect of children with disabilities.

Contact: Virginia Home Visiting Consortium, James Madison University, The Institute for Innovation in Health and Human Services, Harrisonburg, VA , Telephone: (540) 568-5251 Fax: (540) 568-6409 E-mail: homevisitingconsortium.jmu.edu Web Site: http://www.homevisitingva.com Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Bullying, Child abuse, Child neglect, Children, Chronic illnesses and disabilities, Families, Infants, Injury prevention, Interdisciplinary approach, Multidisciplinary teams, Special health care needs, Training, Violence prevention

Advisory Committee on Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry. 2014. Training health professionals in community settings during a time of transformation: Building and learning in integrated systems of care–Eleventh annual report to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and to Congress. [Rockville, MD]: U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, 31 pp.

Annotation: This report discusses principles of interprofessional education with the building of community-based collaborations and partnerships in primary care practice. Topics include integrating behavioral health care and other services into primary care, collaborative training in community settings, linking oral health care and primary care, and investing in the future of primary care and dentistry.

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: Collaboration, Community-based services, Dentistry, Interdisciplinary approach, Medicine, Multidisciplinary teams, Oral health, Patient care teams, Primary care, Professional education, Service integration, Training

Sorenson D, Brittin J, Frerichs L, Trowbridge M, Huang TT-K. 2014. Moving schools forward: A design recipe for health–Buckingham County primary & secondary school, Dillwyn, VA. Charlottesville, VA: VMDO Architects, 7 pp.

Annotation: This document examines the potential of school architecture and design to promote healthy eating and physical activity behaviors. It describes a mixed-methods evaluation research design that included data collection from students and staff in schools before and after the intervention. Topics include organizational change, children's attitudes toward school, conception of new space, and need for social intervention.

Keywords: Attitudes, Case studies, Collaboration, Facility design and construction, Feasibility studies, Health promotion, Multidisciplinary teams, Obesity, Organizational change, Physical activity, Prevention programs, Program evaluation, Public private partnerships, School age children, Schools, Social factors, Students

Advisory Committee on Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry. 2013. Interprofessional education: Tenth annual report to the Secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services and to Congress. Rockville, MD: U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, 27 pp.

Annotation: This report presents background and recommendations for an educational strategy to train health professionals in collaborative, team-based care to enhance client's experience of care (quality, access, and reliability), improve the population's health, and reduce the per capita cost of care. Topics include collaborative interprofessional education and training, assessment and evaluation, institutional leadership for interprofessional education, integration of oral health services and general health services, and policy development.

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: Collaboration, Dentistry, Federal initiatives, Interdisciplinary approach, Medicine, Multidisciplinary teams, Patient care teams, Professional education, Teamwork, Training

National Institute for Children's Health Quality. 2013. Collaborative action now to defeat obesity (CAN DO) playbook. Boston, MA: National Institute for Children's Health Quality, 1 v.

Annotation: This self-directed guide is designed to teach individuals and teams how to apply evidence-based strategies to address obesity prevention in settings that influence health including schools, clinics, hospitals, and communities. Contents include strategies for change preceded by an introduction to quality improvement, and a section on sustainability and spread. Topics include forming an effective team and making a clear plan, creating a consistent message, developing a system for assessing weight status and health behaviors, deploying a customized healthy weight plan for all individuals, aligning resources to build community capacity, and influencing polices that enable exercise and healthy eating. An online community connected to the playbook lets participants share ideas, get help, and network with others about improving their community’s health.

Contact: National Institute for Children's Health Quality, 30 Winter Street, Sixth Floor, Boston, MA 02108, Telephone: (617) 391-2700 Secondary Telephone: (866) 787-0832 Fax: (617) 391-2701 E-mail: info@nichq.org Web Site: http://www.nichq.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Body weight, Community based services, Health promotion, Local initiatives, Multidisciplinary teams, Networking, Nutrition, Obesity, Physical activity, Prevention programs, Program improvement, Program planning, Public health, Quality assurance, Sustainability

Special Care Advocates in Dentistry. 2013. SAID professional modules. [no place]: Special Care Advocates in Dentistry, multiple items.

Annotation: This series of 15 modules is designed to help oral health professionals meet their clients’ special needs. Topics include intellectual disability; clinical concerns related to providing oral health care for clients with intellectual disability; Down syndrome; cerebral palsy; using sedation, dental restraints and positioning devices, and general anesthesia; oral manifestations in genetic syndromes; providing oral health care for people with mental illness in institutional and outpatient settings; treatment planning; preventive dentistry; providing services to people with disabilities who reside in the community; administrative issues in the practice of dentistry in institutional settings; and research needs and opportunities.

Contact: Special Care Advocates in Dentistry, Southern Association of Institutional Dentists, Web Site: http://saiddent.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Advocacy, Cerebral palsy, Culturally competent services, Disabilities, Down syndrome, Health care delivery, Interdisciplinary approach, Mental disorders, Multidisciplinary teams, Oral health, Research, Resources for professionals, Special health care needs

Prevention Institute. 2011. Collaboration multiplier. Oakland, CA: Prevention Institute, 4 items.

Annotation: This framework and tool can be used to analyze and strengthen collaborative efforts across diverse fields. It is designed to guide an organization to a better understanding of which partners it needs and how to engage them, or to facilitate organizations that already work together in identifying activities to achieve a common goal, identify missing sectors that can contribute to a solution, delineate partner perspectives and contributions, and leverage expertise and resources. The resources are designed to complement and inform Prevention Institute's Spectrum of Prevention. Contents include a sample analysis, a case study, and an analysis worksheet.

Contact: Prevention Institute, 221 Oak Street, Oakland, CA 94607, Telephone: (510) 444-7738 Fax: (510) 663-1280 E-mail: prevent@#preventioninstitute.org Web Site: http://www.preventioninstitute.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Collaboration, Interdisciplinary approach, Multidisciplinary teams, Planning, Public private partnerships

Browning HW, Torain DJ, Patterson TE. 2011. Collaborative healthcare leadership: A six-part model for adapting and thriving during a time of transformative change. Greensboro, NC: Center for Creative Leadership, 19 pp.

Annotation: This document identifies key leadership practices within six organizational capabilities that are a prerequisite for establishing the successful delivery of collaborative care in multidisciplinary health care organizations. The organizational capabilities include collaborative patient care teams; resource stewardship; talent transformation; boundary spanning (e.g., eliminating silos); capacity for complexity, innovation, and change; and employee engagement and well-being.

Contact: Center for Creative Leadership, One Leadership Place, Greensboro, NC 27410, Telephone: (336) 545-2810 Fax: (336) 282-3284 E-mail: info@cci.org Web Site: http://www.ccl.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Collaboration, Health care delivery, Leadership, Model programs, Multidisciplinary teams, Organizational change

Acs G, Ng MW, Flaitz CM, Jandinski JJ, Podhurst LS, Gross E, Bonwit A, D'Orlando D, Keels MA, McKinney R, Zabos GP. 2002. Principles of oral health management for the pediatric HIV/AIDS patient: A course of training for the oral health professional. [Centerport, NY]: Dental Alliance for AIDS/HIV Care, 4 modules.

Annotation: This course for primary care and oral health professionals provides information about managing oral health care for children with HIV/AIDS. The course comprises four modules. Topics include the rationale for early recognition and prevention of dental caries risk in young children by the primary care team, considerations in the dental management of children with HIV infection, oral manifestation of pediatric HIV infection, and models of interdisciplinary care for integrating oral health care into the management of children with HIV infection.

Contact: AIDS Education and Training Centers National Resource Center, Rutgers School of Nursing, Francois-Xavier Bagnoud Center, 65 Bergen Street, Newark, NJ 07107, Telephone: (973) 972-5141 Fax: (973) 972-0397 E-mail: info@aidsetc.org Web Site: https://aidsetc.org Available from the website.

Keywords: AIDS, Children, Chronic illnesses and disabilities, Dental care, Dental caries, HIV, Health education, Infectious diseases, Interdisciplinary approach, Models, Multidisciplinary teams, Oral health, Patient care management, Pediatric care, Primary care, Risk assessment, Service integration, Spanish language materials, Special health care services, Training, Young children

Ray K., Farley MS, Gray WT, Johnson G, Ray RD. 1997. Comprehensive services for HIV-infected pregnant women and their newborns: Seven case studies. Bethesda, MD: U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, Bureau of Primary Health Care, 151 pp.

Annotation: This document identifies and discusses successful HIV program grantees that provide services to HIV-infected pregnant women and their newborns. Researchers have used a case study method to focus on programs that have in common coordinated, comprehensive, and quality patient care. These case studies identify models of effective care delivery and program components that could be replicated or adapted to other locations. References and the case study protocol are included at the end of the report.

Contact: HathiTrust Digital Library, University of Michigan, Telephone: (734) 764-8016 E-mail: hathitrust-info@umich.edu Web Site: https://www.hathitrust.org/digital_library Available from Hathitrust via participating libraries. Document Number: 99-0056-P.

Keywords: Barriers, Case management, Case studies, Community based services, Comprehensive care, Data collection, Early intervention, Evaluation, Family centered care, HIV infected patients, Health services delivery, High risk infants, High risk pregnancy, Interviews, Model programs, Multidisciplinary teams, Newborns

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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.