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Maine Department of Human Services, Division of Maternal and Child Health. n.d.. A profile of a school-based health center in Maine. [Augusta, ME]: Maine State Department of Human Services, Division of Maternal and Child Health, 1 videotape (VHS, 1/2 inch, 15:18 minutes)

Annotation: This videotape profiles the school-based health center at Foxcroft Academy in Dover, Maine. It shows adolescents and adults discussing kids' lives and problems, describes the mixed community reception to the health center, discusses the benefits of continuity for those without other access to health care, and profiles services available to students and teachers.

Keywords: Audiovisual materials, Maine, School based clinics, Videotapes

Ohio Department of Health, Bureau of Maternal, Child, and Family Health. 2018. School-based dental sealant program manual. [Columbus, OH]: Ohio Department of Health, Bureau of Maternal, Child, and Family Health, 47 pp.

Annotation: This manual provides professional recommendations and states’ expectations for school-based dental sealant programs under the Ohio Department of Health (ODH). Contents include local program operations, regulatory compliance, compliance with ODH policies, sealant program eligibility, sample program forms, clinical materials and methods, retention checks, Medicaid billing and collection, reimbursement guidelines, health professional enrollment, filing claims, performance benchmarks and performance standards, reporting, ODH program reviews, and compliance with other ODH requirements. The appendices contain sample forms, records, letters, and other practice-related materials.

Contact: Ohio Department of Health, 246 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43215, Telephone: (614) 466-3543 Web Site: http://www.odh.ohio.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Children, Dental sealants, Forms, Guideline adherence, Manuals, Ohio, Oral health, Parents, Resources for professionals, School based clinics, State programs

Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Office of Oral Health. 2016. Maryland Mighty Tooth: Dental sealant guidelines and operations manual. Baltimore, MD: Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Office of Oral Health, 57 pp.

Annotation: This manual helps school-based dental sealant program personnel design new programs and evaluate and update existing ones. Contents include an introduction to the Maryland Mighty Tooth Dental Sealant Program, outcomes and evaluation, and best practices; an overview of information and administrative protocols; a summary of how to operate effective community programs; a discussion of tooth-surface selection, materials, and application techniques; an overview of assessment and data collection; lists of relevant health curricula, training programs, and reports; site reviews; and information about technical assistance.

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: Dental sealants, Guidelines, Manuals, Maryland, Oral health, School age children, School based clinics, State programs

Community Preventive Services Task Force. 2016. Promoting health equity. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, multiple items.

Annotation: These resources provide evidence-based recommendations and findings about what works to promote health equity in the community. Topics include education programs and policies, culturally competent health care, and housing programs and policies. Presentation and promotional materials are included.

Contact: Community Preventive Services Task Force, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Community Guide Branch, 1600 Clifton Road, N.E., MSE69, Atlanta, GA 30329, Telephone: (404) 498-6595 E-mail: communityguide@cdc.gov Web Site: https://www.thecommunityguide.org/task-force/community-preventive-services-task-force-members Available from the website.

Keywords: Cultural competence, Early childhood education, Low income groups, After school programs, Child development centers, Community based programs, Community development, Community health centers, Consumer education materials, Culturally competent services, Education, Educational attainment, Equal opportunities, Financial support, Health care delivery, Health education, Health promotion, Housing, Kindergarten, Patient education materials, Public policy, Recruitment, Research, Retention, School based clinics, Training, Translation, Work force

Love HL, Soleimanpour S, Schelar E, Even M, Carrozza M, Grandmont J. 2016. Children's health and education mapping tool. Washington, DC: School-Based Health Alliance, 1 v.

Annotation: This tool contains county-level information on child health, education, and socioeconomic status that can be searched, mapped, downloaded, and compared to national averages. Users can also map, filter, and display key characteristics of public school and school-based health center locations. A user manual and video tutorials are provided.

Contact: School-Based Health Alliance, 1010 Vermont Avenue, N.W., Suite 600, Washington, DC 20005, Telephone: (202) 638-5872 Secondary Telephone: (888) 286-8727 Fax: (202) 638-5879 E-mail: info@nasbhc.org Web Site: http://www.sbh4all.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Child health, Data, Education, Information systems, Integrated information systems, Maps, School based clinics, Schools, Socioeconomic status

Lowe E, Barzel R, Holt K. 2016. Integrating sustainable oral health services into primary care in school-based health centers: A framework. Washington, DC: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, 1 v.

Annotation: This framework offers ideas for school-based health centers (SBHCs) to consider when integrating sustainable comprehensive oral health services into primary care to improve the quality of oral health care of school-age children and adolescents. The framework presents a description of six levels of integration to help SBHCs evaluate their current level of integration and 10 key elements to more fully integrate sustainable comprehensive oral health services into primary care in SBHCs. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9771 E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchoralhealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Comprehensive health care, Health services delivery, Models, Oral health, Primary care, Program improvement, Quality assurance, School age children, School based clinics, Service integration, Sustainability

Hamilton J. 2016. Children’s Oral Healthcare Access Program [final report]. Cooperstown, NY: Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital, 22 pp.

Annotation: This report describes a project to expand preventive school-based oral health services to include restorative care in four high-need rural school districts in New York. Topics include delivery-system design, interdisciplinary care, client/community education, continuous quality improvement, sustainability, evaluation, and resources and capabilities. Appendices include the project services timeline, a risk-assessment tool, a workflow diagram, enrollment and consent forms, posters, a brochure, video links, promotional materials, a satisfaction survey, and a press release. The process, outcome, and impact indicators/minimal data set is also provided. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9771 E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchoralhealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Comprehensive health care, Dental care, Final reports, Health services delivery, Interdisciplinary approach, Local initiatives, Model programs, New York, Oral health, Program improvement, Quality assurance, Rural population, School based clinics, School districts, Service integration, Systems development

Barzaga C. 2016. Children’s Oral Healthcare Access Program [final report]. Pomona, CA: Center for Oral Health, 19 pp. plus appendices.

Annotation: This report describes a project to implement comprehensive oral health services in two school-based health centers operating in the Los Angeles Unified School District. Topics include delivery-system design, interdisciplinary care, client/community education, continuous quality improvement (CQI), sustainability, evaluation, and resources and capabilities. Appendices include the CQI plan, integration report, operations manual, and spatial analysis. A break-even analysis and process, outcome, and impact indicators/minimal data set are also provided. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9771 E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchoralhealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: California, Comprehensive health care, Dental care, Final reports, Health services delivery, Interdisciplinary approach, Local initiatives, Model programs, Oral health, Program improvement, Quality assurance, School based clinics, School districts, Service integration, Systems development, Urban population

Wovcha S. 2016. Children’s Oral Healthcare Access Program [final report]. Minneapolis, MN: Children's Dental Services, 26 pp. plus appendices.

Annotation: This report describes a project to integrate comprehensive oral health care into a school-based health center in Minneapolis, MN. Topics include delivery-system design, interdisciplinary care, client/community education, continuous quality improvement (CQI), sustainability, evaluation, and resources and capabilities. A project brochure; a CQI plan; a memorandum of under- standing template; a permission form; and the process, outcome, and impact indicators/minimal data set are also available. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9771 E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchoralhealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Comprehensive health care, Dental care, Final reports, Health services delivery, Interdisciplinary approach, Local initiatives, Minnesota, Model programs, Oral health, Program improvement, Quality assurance, School based clinics, Service integration, Systems development, Urban population

Poerio D. 2016. Children’s Oral Healthcare Access Program [final report]. East Hartford, CT: Integrated Health Services, 16 pp.

Annotation: This report describes a project to expand a school-based health center oral health program in East Hartford, CT. Topics include delivery-system design, interdisciplinary care, client/community education, continuous quality improvement, sustainability, evaluation, and resources and capabilities. The appendices include parent permission forms for screening and treatment in English and Spanish, a program brochure, a referral list and forms, and a sterilization log. The process, out- come, and impact indicators/minimal data set is also provided. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9771 E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchoralhealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Comprehensive health care, Connecticut, Dental care, Final reports, Health services delivery, Interdisciplinary approach, Local initiatives, Model programs, Oral health, Program improvement, Quality assurance, School based clinics, Service integration, Spanish language materials, Systems development, Urban population

Anastos E. 2016. Children’s Oral Healthcare Access Program [final report]. Lemon Grove, CA: Lemon Grove School District, 16 pp. plus attachments.

Annotation: This report describes a project to build a dental clinic and provide comprehensive oral health services to students attending a combined elementary and middle school (kindergarten through eighth grade) in Lemon Grove, CA. Topics include delivery-system design, interdisciplinary care, client/community education, continuous quality improvement, sustainability, evaluation, and resources and capabilities. Appendices include an announcement about the clinic opening, sample forms in English and Spanish, a needs-assessment cover letter and survey, a program brochure, and a memorandum of under- standing between the university and the school district. The process, outcome, and impact indicators/minimal data set is also provided. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9771 E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchoralhealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: California, Comprehensive health care, Dental care, Elementary schools, Facility design and construction, Final reports, Health services delivery, Interdisciplinary approach, Local initiatives, Middle schools, Model programs, Oral health, Program improvement, Quality assurance, Rural population, School based clinics, Service integration, Spanish language materials, Systems development

Bruski K. 2016. Children’s Oral Healthcare Access Program [final report]. Costa Mesa, CA: Share Our Selves, 14 pp. plus appendices.

Annotation: This report describes a project to integrate an oral-health-care program into an existing school-based clinic serving students attending a public charter school (kindergarten through grade 8) in Santa Ana, CA. Topics include delivery-system design, interdisciplinary care, client/community education, continuous quality improvement, sustainability, evaluation, and resources and capabilities. Meeting agendas and minutes, a student consent form, and a program brochure and other outreach materials are included. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9771 E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchoralhealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: California, Comprehensive health care, Dental care, Final reports, Health services delivery, Interdisciplinary approach, Local initiatives, Model programs, Oral health, Outreach, Program improvement, Quality assurance, School based clinics, Service integration, Systems development, Urban population

Jones E, Schwartz T. 2016. Policy considerations for California following the 2014 reversal of the Medicaid "Free Care Rule". Oakland, CA: California School-Based Health Alliance, 15 pp.

Annotation: This brief describes opportunities for schools to improve children's access to health services and to better integrate school health services within the broader health care delivery system. Topics include a brief history of federal Medicaid policy, an overview of how schools obtain reimbursement for health care services, implementation of Medicaid policy change in California, and recommendations for policymakers to maximize the impact of change on children's access to health care services.

Contact: California School-Based Health Alliance, 1203 Preservation Park Way, Suite 302, Oakland, CA 94612, Telephone: (510) 268-1260 Fax: (510) 268-1318 Web Site: https://www.schoolhealthcenters.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, California, Health care delivery, Medicaid, Reimbursement, School age children, School based clinics, School health services, Service integration, State programs

Love HL, Schelar E, Taylor K, Schlitt J, Even M, Burns A, Mackey S, Couillard M, Danaux J, Mizzi A, Surti D, Windham D. 2015. 2013–14 digital census report. Washington, DC: School-Based Health Alliance, 1 v.

Annotation: This report presents findings from a national survey of centers and programs connected with schools to document the role of school-based health centers (SBHCs) in meeting the health care needs of children and adolescents. The report describes the funding sources that support the SBHCs, policies, and characteristics of schools where SBHCs are located. The analysis and data presented in the report include SBHCs that pro- vide primary care. Topics include growth; access; comprehensive care, including behavioral health and oral health care; adolescent care; health system partnerships; sustainability; and accountability. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: School-Based Health Alliance, 1010 Vermont Avenue, N.W., Suite 600, Washington, DC 20005, Telephone: (202) 638-5872 Secondary Telephone: (888) 286-8727 Fax: (202) 638-5879 E-mail: info@nasbhc.org Web Site: http://www.sbh4all.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Data, Early intervention, Mental health services, National surveys, Oral health, Participation, Preventive health services, Primary care, Reproductive health, School based clinics

Yalowich R, Corso C. 2015. Enhancing oral health access through safety net partnerships: A primer and resource guide for Medicaid agencies. Portland, ME: National Academy for State Health Policy, 18 pp.

Annotation: This resource focuses on the role that Health Resources and Services Administration-supported safety net providers play in providing oral health care to individuals enrolled in Medicaid and to other populations. The primer describes the types of services provided and the funding mechanisms that support health centers, school-based health centers, and Ryan White HIV/AIDS program grantees. Opportunities for synergies between Medicaid and safety net providers to improve access to oral health care are also discussed.

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: , Access to health care, Collaboration, Community health centers, Federal grants, Financing, Health care delivery, Low income groups, Medicaid, Oral health, School based clinics, State programs

Chazin S. 2015. Engaging schools to support better oral health for low-income children. Hamilton, NJ: Center for Health Care Strategies, 7 pp.

Annotation: This brief describes the role that school-based oral health programs can play in addressing access to oral health care for children and adolescents from families with low incomes. It highlights opportunities for state Medicaid agencies and public health programs to support school-based efforts to improve oral health among students. Contents include an overview of school-based oral health programs, a discussion of how to engage school decision-makers and other key stakeholders in advancing school-based oral health, and information about challenges and considerations related to working to engage schools and students and their families in oral health.

Contact: Center for Health Care Strategies, 200 American Metro Boulevard, Suite 119, Hamilton, NJ 08619, Telephone: (609) 528-8400 Fax: (609) 586-3679 E-mail: Web Site: http://www.chcs.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Adolescents, Children, Health care utilization, Low income groups, Medicaid, Oral health, Program improvement, Program planning, Quality assurance, School based clinics, School health programs, School health services, School role, Schools, State programs, Students

South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Division of Oral Health. 2014. Public health program guidance: DHEC school-based dental prevention program (upd. ed.). Columbia, SC: South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, 38 pp.

Annotation: This manual provides expectations and standards for programs that enter into a memorandum of agreement with the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, School-Based Dental Prevention Program. Topics include regulatory compliance, program operation, data management and monitoring, and reporting requirements. Supporting documents and educational resources are included.

Contact: South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Division of Oral Health, 2600 Bull Street, Columbia, SC 29201, Telephone: (803) 898-3432 Web Site: https://www.scdhec.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Children, Dentists, Manuals, Oral health, Regulations, School age children, School based clinics, South Carolina, State programs, Training materials

Georgia Department of Human Resources, Family Health Branch, Oral Health Section. 2014. Georgia Oral Health Prevention Program: Reaching Georgia's children where they learn—Parents' guide. Atlanta, GA: Georgia Department of Human Resources, Oral Health Section, 2 pp.

Annotation: This brochure for parents describes oral health services available to students from families with low incomes who attend schools in Georgia. It discusses program goals, outlines services, and provides tips on the importance of oral health screening and education, as well as nutrition and overall health.

Contact: Georgia Department of Public Health, Oral Health Program, Two Peachtree Street, N.W., 11th Floor, Atlanta, GA 30303-3186, Telephone: (404) 657-2850 Web Site: https://dph.georgia.gov/oral-health-program Available from the website.

Keywords: Children, Dental sealants, Fluorides, Georgia, Low income groups, Mobile health units, Oral health, Preventive health services, Referrals, School based clinics, School health programs, School linked programs, Screening, State programs

Gonzalez-Camastra L, Epp P, Morgan S, Shefrin A, Sandman D. 2014. School-based health centers in New York state: Ensuring sustainability and establishing opportunities for growth. New York, NY: New York State Health Foundation, 30 pp.

Annotation: This report examines the transition of Medicaid reimbursements from a fee-for-service methodology to one that involves managed care organizations and the impact of the transition on the viability of school-based health centers in New York. Contents include a brief history of school-based health centers and who and where they serve, and where they are located; service provision and staffing; cost of service and implications for public health and students' academic performance; sources of financing and sponsorship; recommendations for ensuring sustainability; and opportunities for growth.

Contact: New York State Health Foundation, 1385 Broadway, 23rd Floor, New York, NY 10018, Telephone: (212) 664-7656 Fax: (212) 421-6029 E-mail: info@NYSHealth.org Web Site: http://www.nyshealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Financing, Medicaid managed care, New York, Reimbursement, School based clinics, State initiatives, Sustainability

Children's Dental Health Project. 2014. Dental sealants: Proven to prevent tooth decay–A look at issues impacting the delivery of state and local school-based sealant programs. Washington, DC: Children's Dental Health Project, 21 pp. plus appendices.

Annotation: This report provides an overview of program designs and key issues in school-based dental sealant programs (SBSPs). Topics include factors that may facilitate or hinder program financing, impact, and sustainability. The report describes the efforts of five states (Illinois, New York, Ohio, South Carolina, and Wisconsin) with longstanding SBSPs and provides recommendations for promoting children's oral health through such programs. Appendices include survey forms of pre-tested questions for state and local oral health and dental sealant programs.

Contact: Children's Dental Health Project, 1020 19th Street, N.W., Suite 400, Washington, DC 20036, Telephone: (202) 833-8288 Fax: (202) 331-1432 E-mail: info@cdhp.org Web Site: https://www.cdhp.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Children, Dental sealants, Financing, Health promotion, Health services delivery, Oral health, Prevention programs, School based clinics, State programs, Surveys, Sustainability

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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.