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Displaying records 1 through 20 (27 total).

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. 2016. Definitions, oral health policies, and clinical guidelines. Chicago, IL: American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, multiple items.

Annotation: This resource comprises definitions, policies, and clinical guidelines of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. New, revised, and reaffirmed policies and guidelines address topics such as medically necessary care, work force issues and delivery of oral health services in a dental home, use of fluoride, use of dental bleaching, infection control, caries-risk assessment and management, restorative dentistry, oral surgery, and informed consent.

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: http://www.aapd.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Children, Children with special health care needs, Dental care, Guidelines, Health policy, Infants, Oral health, Pediatric dentistry, Perinatal health, Professional societies

Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs. 2016. AMCHP family engagement initiatives. Washington, DC: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, 4 pp.

Annotation: This fact sheet highlights the variety of ways that the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs engages families across programs and policy activities. Topics include engaging family leaders as critical elements of the organization infrastructure; developing family leaders and helping them obtain the tools and resources they need to be active participants in the work force; and engaging family leaders in the development of, and a target audience for, program and policy activities.

Contact: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, 1825 K Street, N.W., Suite 250, Washington, DC 20006-1202, Telephone: (202) 775-0436 Fax: (202) 478-5120 E-mail: info@amchp.org Web Site: http://www.amchp.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Community participation, Families, Leadership training, Parent participation, Policy development, Professional societies, Program development, State MCH programs, Technical assistance, Title V programs, Work force

Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs. 2016. AMCHP strategic plan 2016–2018. Washington, DC: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, 1 p.

Annotation: This document presents the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs' vision, mission, values, goals, and objectives for the three year period 2016–2018. Topics include increasing the capacity of states and territories to use evidence to drive policy and program design to improve maternal and child health (MCH) outcomes and health equity, developing a flexible and skilled work force, influencing the alignment of resources at the federal and state levels to improve and increase support for MCH, and increasing investments in MCH programs.

Contact: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, 1825 K Street, N.W., Suite 250, Washington, DC 20006-1202, Telephone: (202) 775-0436 Fax: (202) 478-5120 E-mail: info@amchp.org Web Site: http://www.amchp.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Equal opportunities, Health care disparities, Health disparities, Policy development, Professional societies, Program development, Program improvement, State MCH programs, Strategic planning, Work force

American Academy of Pediatrics. 2015. AAP policy. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, multiple items.

Annotation: This resource contains policy-related documents from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Contents include policy statements, practice guidelines, technical reports, and affirmations of value.

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: Best practices, Guidelines, Health policy, Pediatric care, Pediatricians, Professional societies

National Association of County and City Health Officials . 2014. Compendium of NACCHO policy recommendations. Washington, DC: National Association of County and City Health Officials , 124 pp.

Annotation: This compendium contains the National Association of City and County Health Officials' policy recommendations. Topics include chronic and infectious disease prevention, environmental health, health equity and social justice, public health preparedness, access to care, and raising the visibility of local health departments in the community.

Contact: National Association of County and City Health Officials, 1100 17th Street, N.W., Seventh Floor, Washington, DC 20036, Telephone: (202) 783-5550 Fax: (202) 783-1583 E-mail: info@naccho.org Web Site: http://www.naccho.org Available from the website.

Keywords: City health agencies, County health agencies, Health policy, Professional societies

American Dental Hygienists' Association. 2013. 100 years of dental hygiene. Chicago, IL: American Dental Hygienists' Association, 1 v.

Annotation: This resource presents a chronological history of the dental hygiene profession for the period 1913–2013. Topics include the founding of the dental hygiene profession and association, education, unsupervised practice, preceptorship, the war effort, addressing personnel shortages, accreditation, professional status, publications, legislative focus, and the future of dental hygiene education and practice.

Contact: American Dental Hygienists' Association, 444 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 3400, Chicago, IL 60611, Telephone: (312) 440-8900 Fax: (312) 440-1806 Web Site: http://www.adha.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Accreditation, Anniversaries, Associations, Dental hygienists, Dental societies, History, Professional education, Professional societies

CityMatCH. 2013. Strategic work plan . Omaha, NE: CityMatCH, 8 pp.

Annotation: This document is part of a three-year strategic plan to strengthen public health leaders and organizations to promote equity and improve the health of urban women, families, and communities. The plan comprises three goals (equity, science, and leadership) and four objectives within each goal.

Contact: CityMatCH, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, 982170 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198-2170, Telephone: (402) 552-9500 E-mail: citymch@unmc.edu Web Site: http://www.citymatch.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Professional societies, Strategic plans, Urban MCH programs

American Academy of Pediatrics. 2013. Healthy People 2020 grant program for chapters: Early brain and child development–Goals, outcomes, and future plans. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, 27 pp.

Annotation: This compendium summarizes pilot programs on early brain and child development that were funded by the American Academy of Pediatric's (AAP's) Healthy People 2020 Grant Program for Chapters. The programs addressed early screening improvement (Alabama), increasing the proportion of children ready for school (District of Columbia), outreach to the Somali community (Minnesota), and linking pediatricians to childcare referral agencies (New York). Contents also include information on the grant program's selection criteria, topical summaries by state, and related AAP initiatives and resources.

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: Brain, Community based services, Early childhood development, Grants, Healthy People 2020, Pediatric care, Prevention programs, Professional societies

American Academy of Pediatrics. 2012. Healthy People 2010 grant program for chapters: Immunization program summaries–Goals, outcomes, and future plans. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, 18 pp.

Annotation: This compendium on immunization summarizes the goals, outcomes, and future plans of the American Academy of Pediatric's (AAP's) Healthy People 2010 Grant Program for Chapters. Contents include information on the program's selection criteria, topical summaries by state, and related AAP initiatives and resources.

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: Community based services, Grants, Healthy People 2010, Immunization programs, Pediatric care, Prevention programs, Professional societies

American Academy of Pediatrics. 2012. Healthy People 2010 grant program for chapters: Injury and violence prevention program summaries–Goals, outcomes, and future plans. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, 23 pp.

Annotation: This compendium on injury and violence prevention programs summarizes the goals, outcomes, and future plans of the American Academy of Pediatric's (AAP's) Healthy People 2010 Grant Program for Chapters. Contents include information on the program's selection criteria, topical summaries by state, and related AAP initiatives and resources.

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: Community based services, Grants, Healthy People 2010, Injury prevention, Pediatric care, Prevention programs, Professional societies, Violence prevention

American Academy of Pediatrics. 2012. Healthy People 2010 grant program for chapters: Mental health program summaries–Goals, outcomes, and future plans. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, 33 pp.

Annotation: This compendium on mental health summarizes the goals, outcomes, and future plans of the American Academy of Pediatric's (AAP's) Healthy People 2010 Grant Program for Chapters. Contents include information on the program's selection criteria, topical summaries by state, and related AAP initiatives and resources.

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: Community based services, Grants, Healthy People 2010, Mental health, Pediatric care, Prevention programs, Professional societies

American Academy of Pediatrics. 2012. Healthy People 2010 grant program for chapters: Obesity/physical fitness program summaries–Goals, outcomes, and future plans. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, 30 pp.

Annotation: This compendium on obesity and physical fitness programs summarizes the goals, outcomes, and future plans of the American Academy of Pediatric's (AAP's) Healthy People 2010 Grant Program for Chapters. Contents include information on the program's selection criteria, topical summaries by state, and related AAP initiatives and resources.

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: Community based services, Grants, Healthy People 2010, Obesity, Pediatric care, Physical fitness, Prevention programs, Professional societies

American Academy of Pediatrics. 2012. Healthy People 2010 grant program for chapters: School health program summaries–Goals, outcomes, and future plans. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, 27 pp.

Annotation: This compendium on school health summarizes the goals, outcomes, and future plans of the American Academy of Pediatric's (AAP's) Healthy People 2010 Grant Program for Chapters. Contents include information on the program's selection criteria, topical summaries by state, and related AAP initiatives and resources.

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: Community based services, Grants, Healthy People 2010, Pediatric care, Prevention programs, Professional societies, School health

American Academy of Pediatrics. 2012. Healthy People 2010 grant program for chapters: Tobacco prevention and control summaries–Goals, outcomes, and future plans. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, 1 v.

Annotation: This compendium on tobacco prevention and control summarizes the goals, outcomes, and future plans of the American Academy of Pediatric's (AAP's) Healthy People 2010 Grant Program for Chapters. Contents include information on the program's selection criteria, topical summaries by state, and related AAP initiatives and resources.

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: Community based services, Grants, Healthy People 2010, Pediatric care, Prevention programs, Professional societies, Tobacco

Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs. 2012. AMCHP 2012–2015 strategic plan. Washington, DC: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, 1 p.

Annotation: This document lays the foundation for the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs' (AMCHP's) staff work and member involvement and is intended to guide all program, policy, and member services activities. Contents include AMCHP's vision, values, mission, goals, and strategies for supporting state maternal and child health programs and providing national leadership on issues affecting women and children. The plan was created for a three year period and is refreshed annually.

Contact: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, 1825 K Street, N.W., Suite 250, Washington, DC 20006-1202, Telephone: (202) 775-0436 Fax: (202) 478-5120 E-mail: info@amchp.org Web Site: http://www.amchp.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Professional societies, State MCH programs, Strategic plans

Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists. 2012. Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists CSTE strategic plan. Atlanta, GA: Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists, 4 pp.

Annotation: This document presents the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists' (CSTEs') mission statement, organizational priorities, and objectives for the period 2012-2014. It describes an organizational roadmap and template for future planning in driving the use of epidemiologic data to address the major preventable causes of morbidity and mortality for the nation. Topics include building and sustaining applied epidemiology programs, being recognized as the home for all applied public health epidemiologists, diversitying funding sources, and improving communication.

Contact: Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists, 2872 Woodcock Boulevard, Suite 250, Atlanta, GA 30341, Telephone: (770) 458-3811 Fax: (770) 458-8516 Web Site: http://www.cste.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Epidemiology, Professional societies, Strategic plans

Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors. 2010–. Dental public health white papers and policy statements. Reno, NV: Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors, multiple items.

Annotation: These statements reflect the Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors' stance on public oral health issues. Topics include community water fluoridation, dental amalgam, dental sealants and bisphenol A, early childhood caries, first dental visit by age 1, fluoride supplements, fluoride toothpaste, fluoride varnish, health care reform, Healthy People 2020 and the oral health leading health indicator, human papilloma virus and oropharyngeal cancer, integrating oral health education into health-education curricula in schools, integrating oral health into the school health model, nutrition education and healthy eating in school settings, perinatal oral health, preventing tobacco use and eliminating exposure to secondhand smoke, school-based fluoride mouthrinse programs, school-based or school-linked mobile or portable services, school-based dental sealant programs, state-based oral-health-surveillance systems, and state oral health program infrastructure and capacity.

Contact: Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors, 3858 Cashill Boulevard, Reno, NV 89509, Telephone: (775) 626-5008 Fax: (775) 626-9268 E-mail: info@astdd.org Web Site: http://www.astdd.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Oral health, Policy development, Professional societies, Public policy

Virginia Dental Hygienists' Association; Virginia Head Start Association; Virginia Department of Health, Division of Dental Health. 2010. Adopt a Head Start. [no place]: Virginia Dental Hygienists' Association, multiple items.

Annotation: These resources are part of an initiative to encourage dental hygienists to provide education and act as advocates for children, staff, and families in Head Start in Virginia. Contents include the initiative's goals, guidelines, and strategic plan; duties of the Head Start liaison; a tracking form; sample oral health curricula and lesson plans; and additional resources. A toolkit is also available.

Contact: Virginia Dental Hygienists' Association, Telephone: (888) RDH-VDHA E-mail: president@vdha.net Web Site: http://vdha.net Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Dental hygienists, Families, Head Start, Oral health, Preventive health services, Professional societies, Provider participation, Public private partnerships, State initiatives, Virginia, Young children

American Association for Community Dental Programs. 2007–. The Bellwether: Leading local efforts to improve the nation's oral health. Washington, DC: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, semi-annual.

Annotation: This newsletter provides information on national and local oral health activities and on upcoming events and educational materials. The June 2017 issue includes news from the American Association for Community Dental Programs’ (AACDP’s) president; a description of the 2017 AACDP symposium, including summaries of presentations on the dental therapist movement, lessons from a soda tax campaign, silver diamine fluoride, and improving access to care through interprofessional collaboration; descriptions of and links to useful oral-health-related materials, information about AACDP awards and the 2018 AACDP symposium, and AACDP executive committee member contact information. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: American Association for Community Dental Programs, , , 635 West Seventh Street, Suite 309, Cincinnati, OH 45203, Telephone: (513) 621-0248 Fax: (513) 621-0288 E-mail: info@aacdp.org Web Site: http://www.aacdp.com Available from the website.

Keywords: Community programs, Electronic newsletters, Oral health, Professional societies

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 2007–. Position and practice papers. Chicago, IL: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, multiple items.

Annotation: These position and practice papers are designed to assist in promoting the public's optimal nutrition, health, and well-being. Topics include food, nutrients, and ingredients; management of food and nutrition systems; health promotion and disease prevention (for example, the impact of fluoride on health and oral health and nutrition); medical nutrition therapy; nutrition and physical activity; nutrition through the lifecycle; and management of sustainable, resilient, and healthy food and water systems.

Contact: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606-6995, Telephone: (800) 877-1600 Secondary Telephone: (312) 899-0400 Web Site: http://www.eatright.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Dieticians, Disease prevention, Food, Health promotion, Management, Management information systems, Nutrition policy, Nutritionists, Oral health, Physical activity, Professional societies

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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.