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Tunick FL, Butterweck JE, Landman PD. n.d.. Parental evaluation of health care delivery in a children and youth project. Minneapolis, MN: [University of Minnesota, School of Public Health], Systems Development Project , 9 pp. (Comment series no: 0-7 (31))

Annotation: The purpose of this paper is to describe a method used to assess community acceptance of a program to deliver comprehensive health care to children of low income families in New York City and to report the results. This paper is produced as part of the documentation and assessment of the effect of P.L. 89-97, Title II. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Keywords: Children and Youth Projects, Comprehensive health care, Federal MCH programs, Low income groups, New York, Program evaluation, Program evaluation, Questionnaires

Johns Hopkins University, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management. n.d.. Child Health and Illness Profile: Adolescent Edition—[Program description packet]. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University, Department of Health Policy and Management, 44 pp.

Annotation: This information packet describes an integrated framework for a comprehensive self-report measure of adolescent health appropriate for 11 to 17 year olds who can read English on at least a fifth grade level. The six domains of health, and subdomains that make up each, are briefly described. The other enclosure provides sample questions from each of the 20 subdomains and from the demographics section. Copies of four articles about this program are also included. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, 624 North Broadway, Suite 493, Baltimore, MD 21205, Telephone: (410) 955-3625 Contact Phone: (410) 955-9725 Fax: (410) 614-9152 Contact E-mail: ariley@jhsph.edu Web Site: http://www.jhsph.edu/HPM Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescent health, Child health, Measures, Questionnaires, Self evaluation

Horowitz A, HealthEfficient. 2020. TOHF knowledge assessments. Albany, NY: HealthEfficient, 52 pp.

Annotation: This questionnaire about oral-health-related practices and attitudes for different types of health professionals, such as pediatricians, obstetricians, dental hygienists, and nurses, is intended for use in developing continuing education and programs for professionals to improve the oral health of the public. Questions cover practices related to providing oral health care to infants, young children, and pregnant women; providing oral health education, and communicating with patients. zzz

Contact: HealthEfficient, 911 Central Avenue, #330, Albany, NY 12206, Telephone: (518) 589-3060 Web Site: https://healthefficient.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Child health, Oral health, Pregnant women, Questionnaires, Surveys

HealthEfficient. 2020. TOHF integrative collaborative practice assessment. Albany, NY: HealthEfficient, 9 pp.

Annotation: This assessment for dental offices or clinics provides space to answer questions about approaches to providing care, integration of oral health care and medical care, collaboration, and communication among health professionals and between health professionals and patients. Questions about referral practices are also included. zzz

Contact: HealthEfficient, 911 Central Avenue, #330, Albany, NY 12206, Telephone: (518) 589-3060 Web Site: https://healthefficient.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Collaboration, Health care delivery, Oral health, Questionnaires, Service integration

National Center on Early Childhood Health and Wellness. [2018]. Getting to know me: Information for your child's dental office. Itasca, IL: National Center on Early Childhood Health and Wellness, 2 pp.

Annotation: This form for parents of young children to bring to their child's dental appointment includes space to provide information about the child that will help the dental office understand and meet the child's needs. The form asks what makes the child feel good, what the child likes to get when he or she behaves well, and what is the best way to help a child who is feeling shy, scared, or unsure. The form is available in English and Spanish.

Contact: National Center on Early Childhood Health and Wellness, American Academy of Pediatrics, 345 Park Boulevard, Itasca, IL 60143, Telephone: (888) 227-5125 E-mail: health@ecetta.info Web Site: https://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/ncechw Available from the website.

Keywords: Dental care, Oral health, Questionnaires, Spanish language materials, Young children

National Center on Early Childhood Health and Wellness. 2018. Questions to ask when looking for a dental office. Itasca, IL: National Center on Early Childhood Health and Wellness, 1 p.

Annotation: This form for parents of young children provides questions that parents can ask when they are looking for a dental office for their child. Questions include whether someone in the office speaks the family’s language or can translate, what types of insurance the office accepts, when is the next appointment for new patients, and whether the dentist and staff have experience treating young children. Other questions include whether the office is accessible by public transportation, when the office is open, what to do to prepare for an appointment, and what happens at the first appointment. The form is available in English and Spanish.

Contact: National Center on Early Childhood Health and Wellness, American Academy of Pediatrics, 345 Park Boulevard, Itasca, IL 60143, Telephone: (888) 227-5125 E-mail: health@ecetta.info Web Site: https://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/ncechw Available from the website.

Keywords: Dental care, Head Start, Questionnaires, Oral health, Spanish language materials, Young children

National Institutes of Health. 2013. Patient Reported Measurement Information System (PROMIS). Bethesda, MD: National Institutes of Health, 1 v.

Annotation: This system provides clinicians and researchers access to validated adult- and child-reported (self-reported) measures of health and well–being. Contents include tools to measure what clients are able to do and how they feel by asking questions. Information about the system methodology (publications and presentations, data, review, and testing); software; and related resources is also included.

Contact: National Institutes of Health, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20892, Telephone: (301) 496-4000 Secondary Telephone: (301) 402-9612 Fax: (301) 496-0017 E-mail: NIHInfo@OD.NIH.GOV Web Site: http://www.nih.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Clinics, Forms, Measures, Outcome and process assessment, Quality assurance, Questionnaires, Research, Treatment effectiveness evaluation

Austin H, Katz T, Shick E. 2011. Treating children with autism spectrum disorders: A tool kit for dental professionals. New York, NY: Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network / Autism Intervention Research Network on Physical Health, 33 pp.

Annotation: This tool kit provides oral health professionals with information about autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to help them meet the oral health needs of children with ASD. Contents include suggestions to prepare a dental office for a visit, a sample intake questionnaire, and frequently asked questions. A companion document, Dental Guide, is also available. The tool kit is meant to be used together with the guide. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Autism Speaks, 1 East 33rd Street, Fourth Floor, New York, NY 10016, Telephone: (212) 252-8584 Fax: (212) 252-8676 E-mail: contactus@autismspeaks.org Web Site: http://www.autismspeaks.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Autism, Children, Dental care, Questionnaires, Resources for professionals, Special health care needs

Goode T, Jones W, Jackson V, Bronheim S, Dunne C, Lorenzo-Hubert I. 2010. Cultural and linguistic competence family organization assessment instrument. Washington, DC: National Center for Cultural Competence, 13 pp.

Annotation: This assessment instrument is designed to help evaluate the cultural and linguistic competence of family organizations that are concerned with children and youth that have disabilities, behavioral-emotional disorders, or other special health care needs. It gives definitions of key concepts and provides a set of questions with check-off boxes on topics of the organization's world view on diversity topics; the nature of staff and volunteers and their training needs; and how cultural and linguistic competency applies to what the organization does and its structure, funding, community engagement, and leadership activities. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Center for Cultural Competence, Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development, P.O. Box 571485, Washington, DC 20057-1485, Telephone: (202) 687-5387 Secondary Telephone: (800) 788-2066 Fax: (202) 687-8899 E-mail: cultural@georgetown.edu Web Site: http://nccc.georgetown.edu Available from the website after registration.

Keywords: Children with special health care needs, Cultural competence, Program evaluation, Program improvement, Questionnaires

Goode TD. 2009. Promoting cultural diversity and cultural competency: Self-assessment checklist for personnel providing services and supports to children with disabilities and special health needs and their families [rev. ed.]. Washington, DC: Georgetown University, Center for Child and Human Development, 4 pp.

Annotation: This self-assessment checklist, which is geared for personnel providing services and supports to children with disabilities and special health care needs and their families, is designed to heighten the awareness and sensitivity of personnel to the importance of cultural diversity and cultural competence in human service settings. The checklist provides concrete examples of the kinds of values and practices that foster such an environment. The checklist includes questions in the following categories: (1) physical environment, materials, and resources; (2) communication styles; and (3) values and attitudes. Information about how to use the checklist is also provided.

Contact: Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development, Box 571485, Washington, DC 20057-1485, Telephone: (202) 687-5503 Secondary Telephone: (202) 687-5000 Fax: (202) 687-8899 E-mail: gucdc@georgetown.edu Web Site: http://gucchd.georgetown.edu Available from the website.

Keywords: Children with special health care needs, Cultural diversity, Cultural sensitivity, Culturally competent services, Disabilities, Families, Guidelines, Health personnel, Human services, Questionnaires

Goode TD. 2009. Promoting cultural diversity and cultural competency: Self-assessment checklist for personnel providing behavioral health services and supports to children, youth, and their families [rev. ed.]. Washington, DC: Georgetown University, Center for Child and Human Development, 4 pp.

Annotation: This self-assessment checklist, which is geared for personnel providing services and supports to children with disabilities and special health care needs and their families, is designed to heighten the awareness and sensitivity of personnel to the importance of cultural diversity and cultural competence in human service settings. The checklist provides concrete examples of the kinds of values and practices that foster such an environment. The checklist includes questions in the following categories: (1) physical environment, materials, and resources; (2) communication styles; and (3) values and attitudes. Information about how to use the checklist is also provided.

Contact: Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development, Box 571485, Washington, DC 20057-1485, Telephone: (202) 687-5503 Secondary Telephone: (202) 687-5000 Fax: (202) 687-8899 E-mail: gucdc@georgetown.edu Web Site: http://gucchd.georgetown.edu Available from the website.

Keywords: Children with special health care needs, Cultural diversity, Cultural sensitivity, Culturally competent services, Disabilities, Families, Guidelines, Health personnel, Human services, Questionnaires

Goode TD. 2009. Promoting cultural diversity and cultural competency: Self-assessment checklist for personnel providing services and supports in early intervention and early childhood settings [rev. ed.]. Washington, DC: Georgetown University, Center for Child and Human Development, 7 pp.

Annotation: This self-assessment checklist, which is geared for personnel providing services and supports in early intervention and early childhood settings, is designed to heighten the awareness and sensitivity of personnel to the importance of cultural diversity and linguistic competency. The checklist includes questions in the following categories: (1) physical environment, materials, and resources; (2) communication styles; and (3) values and attitudes. Information about how to use the checklist is also provided.

Contact: Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development, Box 571485, Washington, DC 20057-1485, Telephone: (202) 687-5503 Secondary Telephone: (202) 687-5000 Fax: (202) 687-8899 E-mail: gucdc@georgetown.edu Web Site: http://gucchd.georgetown.edu Available from the website.

Keywords: Child care, Children with special health care needs, Cultural diversity, Cultural sensitivity, Culturally competent services, Disabilities, Early intervention, Families, Guidelines, Health personnel, Human services, Questionnaires, Young children

Goode TD, Bronheim S, Buckley K. 2009. Cultural and linguistic competence organizational assessment instrument for fetal and infant mortality review programs. Washington, DC: National Center for Cultural Competence, 11 pp.

Annotation: This organizational self-assessment instrument is intended to help fetal and infant mortality review programs (FIMRs) to (1) plan for and incorporate culturally and linguistically competent policies, structures, and practices in all aspects of their work; (2) enhance the quality of case reviews and action plans within diverse and underserved communities; and (3) promote cultural and linguistic competence as an essential approach in the elimination of disparities and the promotion of health and mental health equity. The instrument gives definitions of terms used in the instrument, and a series of statements to assess the organization in these areas: (1) world view and practices related to cultural and linguistic competence; (2) staff diversity and training; (3) core functions including information gathering, case review, and community engagement; and (4) infrastructure, and funding. A companion document provides guidance on the use of this assessment tool. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Center for Cultural Competence, Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development, P.O. Box 571485, Washington, DC 20057-1485, Telephone: (202) 687-5387 Secondary Telephone: (800) 788-2066 Fax: (202) 687-8899 E-mail: cultural@georgetown.edu Web Site: http://nccc.georgetown.edu Available from the website.

Keywords: Questionnaires, Cultural competence, Cultural diversity, Fetal death, Health promotion, Infant death review, Infant mortality, Local programs, Low income groups, Mental health, Underserved communities

Urban Indian Health Institute. 2008. Urban American Indian/Alaska Native maternal, infant, and child health capacity needs assessment. Seattle, WA: Urban Indian Health Institute, 39 pp.

Annotation: This report describes the results of an assessment of the maternal, infant, child and youth health needs in 34 urban American Indian and Alaska Native organizations nationwide. Topics also include site accessibility and quality and affordability of services in the aggregate, as well as an assessment of potential barriers to care. References; a list of national performance measures from HRSA MCH Services, Title V Block Grant Program; a copy of the survey questionnaire; and a chart listing Urban Indian Health Organization (UIHO) area counties and states locations are provided.

Contact: Urban Indian Health Institute, Seattle Indian Health Board, P.O. Box 3364, Seattle, WA 98114, Telephone: (206) 812-3030 Fax: (206) 812-3044 E-mail: info@uihi.org Web Site: http://www.uihi.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Alaska natives, American Indians, Barriers, Needs assessment, Questionnaires, Surveys, Urban MCH programs

Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Office of Oral Health. 2007. A report on the Commonwealth's dental hygiene workforce: Results and recommendations from a 2007 statewide survey. Boston, MA: Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Office of Oral Health, 30 pp.

Annotation: This report provides an overview of the dental hygiene work force in Massachusetts as surveyed in 2007. Survey topics include number of years in practice, degrees earned, work settings, wages and benefits, work availability, groups served, and certification. Contents include a description of the study methods and results, a discussion, highlights from the survey, and recommendations. Appendices include a brief history of dental hygiene as a profession, a list of Massachusetts dental hygiene schools, a review of state Medicaid programs that reimburse dental hygienists directly for services rendered, and the 29-item survey instrument. Statistical data are provided in figures throughout the report.

Contact: Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Office of Oral Health, 250 Washington Street, 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02108, Telephone: (617) 624-6060 Secondary Telephone: (617) 624-5992 Fax: (617) 624-6062 Web Site: https://www.mass.gov/orgs/office-of-oral-health Available from the website.

Keywords: State surveys, Children, Dental hygienists, Massachusetts, Oral health, Questionnaires, Reimbursement, Statistical data, Surveys, Work force

Peterson MR, Williams JN, Mundt C. 2007. Kentucky dental provider workforce: 1998-2006. Louisville, KY: University of Louisville Health Sciences Center, 31 pp.

Annotation: This report presents findings from a study to quantify and forecast dental work force needs at state and local levels in Kentucky. The study analyzed data from the Kentucky Board of Dentistry for the period 1998-2006 and from a 2005 questionnaire asking dentists about various practice aspects. Contents include an introduction and background, the study purpose and methodology, and a discussion of the data analysis and results. Figures and tables are presented throughout the document. Conclusions, study limitations, and recommendations are included. The appendix contains a copy of the 2005 Kentucky Licensed Dentist Workforce Survey. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Office of the Secretary, 275 East Main Street, Frankfort, KY 40621, Telephone: (800) 372-2973 Secondary Telephone: (800) 627-4702 Web Site: http://chfs.ky.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Children, Data analysis, Data collection, Dentists, Kentucky, Oral health, Questionnaires, State surveys, Trends, Work force

Manski RJ, Chen H, Chenette RR, Coller S. 2007. Survey of the oral health status of Maryland school children, 2005-2006. Baltimore, MD: University of Maryland Dental School, 61 pp.

Annotation: This report summarizes a survey to assess the oral health status and service needs of students in kindergarten and third grade in Maryland. It includes the background and purpose, methods, results, and discussion. The report addresses challenges to the study and assistance received in conducting it. Appendices include a supply request form, an examination form, a report card, a survey questionnaire, frequently asked questions, and a consent form and letter. [Funded in part by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Office of Oral Health, 201 West Preston Street, Third Floor, Baltimore, MD 21201, Telephone: (410) 767-5300 Secondary Telephone: (800) 735-2258 Fax: (410) 333-7392 E-mail: https://health.maryland.gov/Pages/contactus.aspx Web Site: http://phpa.dhmh.maryland.gov/oralhealth/Pages/home.aspx Available from the website.

Keywords: Children, Forms, Health status, Maryland, Needs assessment, Oral health, Population surveillance, Questionnaires, School age children, State surveys, Statistical data

National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Adolescent and School Health. 2006, 2000, 1994. School health policies and programs study: Questionnaires. Atlanta, GA: National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Adolescent and School Health,

Annotation: These questionnaires are designed to assess school health policies and programs at the state, district, school, and classroom levels. Components include health education, physical education and activity, health services, mental health and social services, nutrition services and foods and beverages available at school, healthy and safe school environment, physical school environments, faculty and staff health promotion, and family and community involvement in schools.

Contact: National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, 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/nccdphp Available from the website.

Keywords: Food service, Health education, Health policy, Health services, Local government, Physical education, Policies, Programs, Questionnaires, Schools, State government, Survey tools, Teachers

Dababnah S, Cooper J. 2006. Challenges and opportunities in children's mental health: A view from families and youth. New York, NY: National Center for Children in Poverty, 40 pp. (Unclaimed children revisited, working paper no. 1)

Annotation: This report documents critical issues in children's mental health policy and service delivery from the perspective of stakeholders in the family and youth movement. Topics include perspectives on the status of family and youth support and advocacy systems; highlights of selected current innovative interventions directed or heavily influenced by parents, youth, and community advocates that strengthen family and youth influence in mental health policy and service planning; and advance improved mental health outcomes for children, youth, and families. Additional topics include research challenges and opportunities and service challenges. Summaries of programs are provided throughout the report indicating location, goals, program overviews, a brief history, positive outcomes, funding, capacity, and contact information. The report concludes with endnotes, a list of participants, contacts for information resources, and survey questions.

Contact: National Center for Children in Poverty, 215 West 125th Street, Third Floor, New York, NY 10027, Telephone: (646) 284-9600 Fax: (646) 284-9623 E-mail: info@nccp.org Web Site: http://www.nccp.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Advocacy, Child mental health, Family centered services, Family support services, Health policy, Health services delivery, Health services delivery, Questionnaires, Spanish language materials, Surveys

Wisconsin Association for Perinatal Care. 2006. Becoming a parent: Preconception checklist (2nd ed.). Madison, WI]: Wisconsin Association for Perinatal Care, 10 pp.

Annotation: This checklist includes questions for future parents that can help them prepare for a healthy pregnancy and birth. Questions are divided into the following categores: (1) family medical history, (2) your medical history, (3) reproductive health, (4) nutrition, (5) home, work, and social hazards, and (6) parenting considerations.

Contact: Wisconsin Association for Perinatal Care, McConnell Hall, 1010 Mound Street, Madison, WI 53715, Telephone: (608) 417-6060 Fax: 608/267-6089 E-mail: wapc@perinatalweb.org Web Site: http://www.perinatalweb.org/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Consumer education materials, Medical history, Nutrition, Parenting, Preconception care, Pregnancy, Questionnaires, Reproductive health

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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.