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Child Welfare Information Gateway. 2016. Mandatory reporters of child abuse and neglect. Washington, DC: Child Welfare Information Gateway, 61 pp.

Annotation: This document provides the statutory basis for identifying persons who are required to report child maltreatment under certain circumstances for all of the United States, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories. Lists include a description of the person required to report maltreatment, standards for making a report, privileged communications, and inclusion or other disclosure of the reporter’s identity.

Contact: Child Welfare Information Gateway, Administration on Children, Youth, and Families, Children's Bureau, 1250 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Eighth Floor, Washington, DC 20024, Telephone: (800) 394-3366 Secondary Telephone: E-mail: info@childwelfare.gov Web Site: http://www.childwelfare.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Child abuse, Child neglect, Child protective services, Child welfare, Children, Legal definitions, Legal responsibility, Legislation, Maltreated children, Oral health, Standards

Healthy Schools Network. 2016. Environmental health at school: New solutions put children first. Albany, NY: Healthy Schools Network, 28 pp.

Annotation: This report summarizes a conference held on June 6–7, 2016, in Washington, DC, to advance research, policies, and programs to reduce children's risk for environmental exposures in child care facilities and P–12 schools. Topics include opportunities for public health agencies to protect children from environmental threats in schools, state and local agency experiences in promoting healthy schools and healthy children, the Environmental Protection Agency's role in protecting children's health in child care and school settings, prevention and intervention pilots, advancing children's rights, and establishing a national children's environmental health commission.

Contact: Healthy Schools Network, 773 Madison Avenue, Albany, NY 12208, Telephone: (518) 462-0632 Fax: (518) 462-0433 E-mail: info@healthyschools.org Web Site: http://www.healthyschools.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Child care centers, Child safety, Children, Collaboration, Environmental exposure, Environmental health, Hazardous materials, Injury prevention, Intervention, Policy development, Preschool children, Program development, Research, Responsibility, Risk factors, Role, School age children, Schools, Systems development

Jessee SA, Deinard AS. 2016. Child abuse and neglect: Implications for the dental professional (rev. ed.). Dallas, TX: Procter and Gamble Company, 1 v.

Annotation: This continuing-education course for oral health professionals provides information about child abuse and neglect and outlines responsibilities for recognizing, reporting, treating, and preventing child abuse and neglect. Topics include the incidence, etiology, and long-term effects of child maltreatment; the dentist’s role in intervention; identifying neglect and physical, sexual, and emotional abuse; assessment (history taking and diagnosis); and treating orofacial and dental trauma. A tool that educators can use for creating a student assignment is also available.

Contact: Procter and Gamble Company, Cincinnati, OH Telephone: (800) 543-2577 Web Site: http://www.dentalcare.com Available from the website.

Keywords: Assessment, Child abuse, Child neglect, Child sexual abuse, Continuing education, Dental care, Dentistry, Emotional abuse, Intervention, Learning, Maltreated children, Oral health, Physical abuse, Prevention services, Resources for professionals, Responsibility, Teaching, Trauma

Deinard AS, Ginsberg M, Burke S. 2016. Intimate partner violence and elder maltreatment: Implications for the dental professional (rev. ed.). Dallas, TX: Procter and Gamble Company, 1 v.

Annotation: This continuing education course for oral health professionals provides information about intimate partner violence (IPV) and elder maltreatment (EM) and outlines responsibilities for recognizing, reporting, treating, and preventing IPV and EM. Topics include definitions and signs and symptoms of IPV and EM, patterns of IPV, ethical and legal responsibilities, and intervention techniques. A tool that educators can use for creating a student assignment is also available.

Contact: Procter and Gamble Company, Cincinnati, OH Telephone: (800) 543-2577 Web Site: http://www.dentalcare.com Available from the website.

Keywords: Assessment, Continuing education, Dental care, Dentistry, Domestic violence, Intervention, Older adults, Oral health, Prevention services, Resources for professionals, Responsibility, Trauma

U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Medicare Learning Network. 2015. Medicaid compliance and your dental practice [upd.]. Baltimore, MD: U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 7 pp.

Annotation: This document for oral health professionals provides guidance on establishing and maintaining an internal Medicaid compliance program. Topics include the value and core elements of a compliance program, seven steps to establishing a compliance program, the role of documentation and compliance, reporting suspect practices, and resources. A presentation and handout, resource guide, and fact sheet are also available.

Contact: U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21244, Telephone: (877) 267-2323 Secondary Telephone: (410) 786-3000 Fax: Web Site: https://www.cms.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Administrative policy, Legal responsibility, Medicaid, Program management

American Dental Association. 2015. Medicaid: Considerations when working with the state to develop an effective RFP/dental contract. Chicago, IL: American Dental Association, 15 pp.

Annotation: This toolkit for state dental associations and Medicaid programs focuses on key diagnostic elements to consider when developing a dental program contract. Topics include ensuring an adequate network, enrollment and credentialing, securing the dentist-patient relationship, continuity of care, fee schedule and reimbursement, claims processing and appeals, the role of peers in resolving issues, monitoring education and outreach, coordination of care, contractor administrative performance monitoring, use and quality of care for enrolled populations, use management, member and provider manuals, and medical necessity and processing policies.

Contact: American Dental Association, 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611-2678, Telephone: (312) 440-2500 Fax: (312) 440-7494 E-mail: info@ada.org Web Site: http://www.ada.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Contract services, Diagnostic techniques, Fiscal management, Legal responsibility, Medicaid managed care, Model programs, Oral health, Policy development, Program coordination, Program development, Program improvement, Quality assurance, Reimbursement, State programs, Utilization review

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Department of Education. 2015. Policy statement on inclusion of children with disabilities in early childhood programs. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, 43 pp.

Annotation: This policy statement sets a vision and provides recommendations to states, local educational agencies, schools, and public and private early childhood programs for increasing the inclusion of infants, toddlers, and preschool children with disabilities in high-quality early childhood programs. Contents include information about the scientific base for the benefits of inclusion, the legal foundation for inclusion, challenges to inclusion in early childhood programs, partnering to build a nationwide culture of inclusion, and recommendations for state action.

Contact: U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, DC 20202, Telephone: (800) 872-5327 Secondary Telephone: (800) 437-0833 Web Site: http://www.ed.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Children with developmental disabilities, Children with special health care needs, Collaboration, Early childhood development, Early childhood education, Early intervention, Federal initiatives, Inclusion, Inclusive schools, Infants, Learning, Legal responsibility, Policy development, Program development, Quality assurance, Resources for professionals, Schools, Young children

California Mental Health Services Authority and the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention. 2014. Social media guidelines for mental health promotion and suicide prevention. Reston, VA: Entertainment Industries Council, TEAM Up, 6 pp.

Annotation: This guide provides tips for organizations and individuals communicating about mental health and suicide on social media to reduce stigma, increase help-seeking behavior, and help prevent suicide. Topics include social media strategy, content considerations on mental health and suicide prevention, language and images, building online engagement, privacy and safety concerns, addressing suicide-related posts by others, and additional resources.

Contact: Entertainment Industries Council, 1856 Old Reston Ave, Suite 215, Reston, VA 20190, Telephone: (703) 481-1414 Secondary Telephone: 800-783-3421 Fax: (703) 481-1418 E-mail: eiconline@eiconline.org Web Site: http://www.eiconline.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Confidentiality, Electronic communications, Media, Mental health, Social interaction, Social responsibility, Suicide prevention

World Health Organization, Partnership for Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health. 2014. The PMNCH 2014 accountability report: Tracking financial commitments to the Global Strategy for Women's and Children's Health. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization, Partnership for Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health, 56 pp., exec. summ. (7 pp.).

National Association of Local Boards of Health. 2012. The governance functions [The six functions of public health governance]. [Kimberly, WI]: National Association of Local Boards of Health, 2 pp.

Annotation: This document presents a model of six functions for which a public health governing entity is responsible. Topics include policy development, resource stewardship, legal authority, partner engagement, continuous improvement, and oversight.

Contact: National Association of Local Boards of Health, 563 Carter Court, Suite B, Kimberly, WI 54136, Telephone: (920) 560-5644 Fax: (920) 882-3655 E-mail: NALBOH@Badgerbay.co Web Site: http://www.nalboh.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Accreditation, Governing boards, Government programs, Government role, Health policy, Legal responsibility, Local government, Policy development, Program improvement, Public health, Public private partnerships

Purington K, Dierker, Stanek M. 2011. Health IT, quality reporting and Medicaid well child benefits: An assessment of progress and potential in the District of Columbia. Portland, ME: National Academy for State Health Policy, 68 pp.

Annotation: This report addresses how evolving health information technology and health information enterprise capacity and the emerging quality measurement framework for children's health can promote better quality measurement and reporting for EPSDT services. Contents include key findings and recommendations for EPSDT quality oversight and improvement in the District of Columbia.

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: District of Columbia, EPSDT, Health information technology, Legal responsibility, Medicaid, Program improvement, Progress reports, Quality assurance, State surveys, Well child care

National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention. 2011. Bullying prevention state laws. Washington, DC: National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention, 10 pp.

Annotation: This brief focuses on bullying prevention legislation. Topics include historic and current views of state legislation, elements of a bullying prevention plan, the school's legal responsibility, bullying as a civil rights issue, steps that secondary schools/high schools sites should take.

Contact: National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention, Education Development Center, 43 Foundry Avenue, Waltham, MA 02453, Telephone: (877) 217-3595 Fax: (617) 969-5951 E-mail: info@promoteprevent.org Web Site: http://www.promoteprevent.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Bullying, Legal responsibility, Schools, State legislation, Violence prevention

Stein ND, Mennemeier KA. 2011. Addressing the gendered dimensions of harassment and bullying: What domestic and sexual violence advocates need to know. Harrisburg, PA: National Resource Center on Domestic Violence; Enola, PA: National Sexual Violence Resource Center, 17 pp. (Critical issue brief)

Annotation: This paper discusses the distinctions between bullying and harassment and the priorities and responsibilities of school districts. Topics include the unintended consequences of ignoring the gendered dimensions of bullying and harassment in K-12 schools and strategies for collaborating with school personnel and students.

Contact: National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women, National Resource Center on Domestic Violence, 3605 Vartan Way, Suite 101, Harrisburg, PA 17110, Telephone: (800) 537-2238 Secondary Telephone: (800) 553.2508 Fax: (717) 545-9456 Web Site: http://www.vawnet.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Bullying, Gender discrimination, Legal responsibility, Policy analysis, Schools, Sexual harassment, Violence prevention

National Center on Parent, Family and Community Engagement. 2011. Family engagement and ongoing child assessment. Washington, DC: U.S. Office of Head Start, 12 pp.

Annotation: This set of documents outlines how information that Head Start programs collect about children's learning and development can be used with families. The documents identify strategies that support the development of staff-parent relationships, and provide guidance to staff on sharing information with families. Additional topics include questions programs might ask to assess their parent and family engagement activities and how data can be used to support a child's learning from birth through school entry.

Contact: Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center, Telephone: (866) 763-6481 E-mail: health@ecetta.info Web Site: https://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Confidentiality, Data, Families, Family centered services, Family school relations, Head Start, Legal responsibility, Outcome and process assessment

Rady Children's Hospital San Diego, Center for Healthier Communities. 2011. School/nurse coordination improves assessment compliance. [San Diego, CA]: Rady Children's Hospital San Diego, Center for Healthier Communities, 1 p. (Community health brief)

Annotation: This brief describes a partnership between a school district and a children's hospital to increase compliance with state law requiring all students in kindergarten and first grade entering public school for the first time to receive an oral health assessment. Contents include information about the district's contract with the hospital to provide the health team for its 10 elementary schools and preschool program, the standardized format and forms for data collection and reporting, and coordination and implementation of the oral-health-assessment plan (screening by volunteers and referral to the school nurse for follow-up care). Topics include the percentage of children identified with urgent, possible, and no oral concerns by school and compliance rates for select schools and the district as a whole.

Contact: Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego, 3020 Children's Way, San Diego, CA 92123, Telephone: (858) 576-1700 Web Site: https://www.rchsd.org/ Available from the website.

Keywords: California, Contract services, Dental caries, Elementary schools, Legal responsibility, Legislation, Local initiatives, Model programs, Nurses, Oral health, Pediatric hospitals, Referrals, Risk assessment, School age children, School districts, School health services, Screening, Statistical data

Durborow N, Lizdas KC, O'Flaherty A, Marjavi A. 2010. Compendium of state statutes and policies on domestic violence and health care. San Francisco, CA: Family Violence Prevention Fund, 73 pp.

Annotation: This compendium summarizes state laws, regulations, and other activities relevant to addressing domestic violence (DV) in health care settings. Topics include DV fatality review, mandatory reporting of DV to law enforcement by health professionals, insurance discrimination against victims of DV, health care protocols addressing DV, screening for DV by health professionals, and training on DV for health professionals. Information on state public health programs and funding opportunities is also provided.

Contact: Futures Without Violence, 100 Montgomery Street, The Presidio, San Francisco, CA 94129-1718, Telephone: (415) 678-5500 Fax: (415) 529-2930 E-mail: info@futureswithoutviolence.org Web Site: http://futureswithoutviolence.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Domestic violence, Fatality review, Health care, Legal responsibility, Legislation, Medical condition reporting, Protocols, Public policy, Regulations, Screening, State initiatives

Kurtz-Weidinger D. 2009–. Dental team's responsibility in reporting child abuse and neglect. Phoenix, AZ: Arizona Department of Health Services, Office of Oral Health, 1 v.

Annotation: \This resource for oral health professionals provides information about reporting and assessing signs and syptoms of child abuse and neglect. Topics include dental neglect, behavioral indicators of child abuse, documentation, and interviewing.

Contact: Arizona Department of Health Services, Office of Oral Health, 150 North 18th Avenue, Suite 320, Phoenix, AZ 85007, Telephone: (602) 542-1891 Fax: (602) 364-1494 Web Site: http://www.azdhs.gov/prevention/womens-childrens-health/oral-health/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Arizona, Assessment, Child abuse, Child neglect, Dentists, Legal responsibility, Oral health, Resources for professionals, State programs

Perkins J,Youdelman M. 2008. Summary of state law requirements addressing language needs in health care. Washington, DC: National Health Law Program, 136 pp.

Annotation: This document comprises a chart offering citations to, and a short description of, each state's laws regarding services to limited English proficiency persons in health care settings. The chart updates and replaces the list of state laws first published by the National Health Law Program as part of its language access manual, Ensuring Linguistic Access in Health Care Settings: Legal Rights and Responsibilities. Highlights of activities related to addressing language access in health care settings over the last two years are presented in an introduction to the chart.

Contact: National Health Law Program, 1441 I Street, N.W., Suite 1105, Washington, DC 20005, Telephone: (202) 289-7724 E-mail: nhelp@healthlaw.org Web Site: http://www.healthlaw.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Health care, Legal responsibility, Limited English speakers, Patient rights, State legislation

National Consensus Process on Sexual Health and Responsible Sexual Behavior. 2006. The National Consensus Process on Sexual Health and Responsible Sexual Behavior: Interim report. [Atlanta, GA]: National Consensus Process on Sexual Health and Responsible Sexual Behavior, 50 pp.

Annotation: This interim report focuses on the National Consensus Process (NCP) on Sexual Health and Responsible Sexual Behavior, a process on sexual health in which leaders of major constituency organizations with interest in sexual health participated. The goal of the NCP is to improve sexual health and responsible sexual behaviors in America. The report includes a letter from the former U.S. Surgeon General; an executive summary; a call to action; background; and a statement of agreement covering the following topics: vision, goal, sexuality, sexual health, individual responsibility, community responsibility, outcomes, and normative differences. Also included is a discussion of NCP areas of agreement and non-agreement and supporting documents; areas for further discussion; participant observations; commentary; and NCP's future. The report includes eight appendices: (1) best practices; (2) research recommendations; (3) HIV, AIDS, STDs, and STIs; (4) education and discussion of sexual health and responsible sexual behavior for youth by parents or caregivers; (5) sexual abstinence; (6) responsible and irresponsible social behavior; (7) sexual orientation; (8) NCP ground rules and meeting dates and locations.

Contact: Morehouse School of Medicine, Center of Excellence for Sexual Health, National Center for Primary Care , 720 Westview Drive, S.W., Suite 233, Atlanta, GA 30310, Telephone: (404) 756-5044 Secondary Telephone: (404) 756-8800 Fax: (404) 756-5709 E-mail: srachel@msm.edu Web Site: http://www.msm.edu/x769.xml Available from the website.

Keywords: AIDS, Abstinence, Adolescent sexuality, Caregivers, HIV, Individual responsibility, Parents, Sexual behavior, Sexual health, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Sexuality education, Sexually transmitted diseases, Social responsibility

National Collaborative on Workforce and and Disability for Youth. 2005. The 411 on disability disclosure: A workbook for youth with disabilities. Washington, DC: Institute for Educational Leadership, 92 pp.

Annotation: This workbook, which is intended for young people with disabilities, presents information that readers can use to understand their disability, explain their disability to others, and decide whether and how to disclose their disability. The workbook is divided into eight units: (1) self-determination -- the big picture, (2) disclosure -- what is it and why is it so important?, (3) weighing the advantages and disadvantages of disclosure, (4) rights and responsibilities under law, (5) acommodations, (6) postsecondary disclosure, (7) disclosure on the job, and (8) disclosure in social and community settings. Each unit contains a general statement of purpose, useful terminology, a discussion section, and activities to allow the reader to understand and practice the ideas presented throughout the unit. The workbook also includes a glossary.

Contact: National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth, c/o Institute for Educational Leadership, 4455 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Stuie 310, Washington, DC 20008, Telephone: (877) 871-0744 Secondary Telephone: (877) 871-0665 Web Site: http://www.ncwd-youth.info Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents with developmental disabilities, Adolescents with special health care needs, Civil rights, Consumer education materials, Decision making, Disabilities, Education, Individual responsibility, Informed consent, Legal responsibility, Work force, Workplace, Young adults, Youth

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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.