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American College of Preventive Medicine. 2014. Child injury risk assessment tool [and guidance]. Washington, DC: American College of Preventive Medicine, 2 items.

Annotation: These resources are designed to help home visitors start a conversation with families and educate them on major causes of injury in the home. Contents include assessment questions, educational topics, and references for home visitors to gain additional background knowledge on each injury topic.

Contact: American College of Preventive Medicine, 1307 New York Avenue, N.W., Suite 200, Washington, DC 20005, Telephone: (202) 466-2044 Fax: (202) 466-2662 E-mail: Web Site: Available from the website.

Keywords: Communication, Data collection, Families, Forms, Home visiting, Infants, Injury prevention, Observation, Psychosocial factors, Risk assessment, Screening, Unintentional injuries, Young children

Mitchell-Royston L, Nowak A, Silverman J. 2014. Interprofessional study of oral health in primary care: Final report. Chicago, IL: American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Pediatric Oral Health Research and Policy Center, 19 pp.

Annotation: This report presents findings from focus groups and practice observations on oral-health-promotion activities in primary care settings. The report identifies drivers to successful implementation of oral health promotion in primary care settings, caries-risk-assessment tools used in primary care and how they might be improved, and what parents and other caregivers think about oral health care information that primary care health professionals present. Recommendations for increasing oral health promotion in the primary care setting are included.

Contact: American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, 211 East Chicago Avenue, Suite 1600, Chicago, IL 60611-2637, Telephone: (312) 337-2169 Fax: (312) 337-6329 Web Site: Available from the website.

Keywords: Focus groups, Health promotion, Interdisciplinary approach, Observation, Oral health, Primary care, Research

MDRC, Design Options for Home Visiting Evaluation Technical Assistance Team. 2012. Home visit observation brief: Overview of observational measurement instruments available for home visiting. New York, NY: MDRC, 10 pp.

Annotation: This brief provides an overview of available home visit observation instruments for assessing home visit quality and content for use in reflective supervision practices, professional development, research evaluation, or continuous quality improvement. The intent of this document is to support the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) program as part of the provision of technical assistance (TA) to funded grantees. [Funded in part by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: MDRC, 16 East 34th Street, 19th Floor, New York, NY 10016-4326, Telephone: (212) 532-3200 Fax: (212) 684-0832 E-mail: Web Site: Available from the website.

Keywords: Evaluation, Home visiting, Observation


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