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Barzel R, Holt K, Kolo S, Siegal M, eds. 2018. School-based dental sealant programs (2nd. ed.). Washington, DC: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, 1 v.

Annotation: This curriculum is designed to provide school- based dental sealant program (SBSP) staff with an understanding of the history, operations, and principles of SBSPs funded by the Ohio Department of Health (ODH). Contents include guide- lines for infection control and information about tooth selection and assessment for sealants; the sealant-application process; and SBSP operations, with an emphasis on requirements that apply to programs funded by ODH. [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: Children, Curricula, Dental sealants, Distance education, Ohio, Oral health, School based management, School health programs, School personnel

Ohio Department of Health, Oral Health Program. 2016. Fluoride mouthrinse program manual (rev.). Columbus, OH: Ohio Department of Health, Oral Health Program, 28 pp.

Annotation: This manual provides school personnel and volunteers with procedures and requirements for administering and implementing a school-based fluoride mouthrinse program in Ohio. Topics include program roles, responsibilities, and operation; administration guidelines; recommendations for teachers; and program implementation and site visits. Forms and procedural options, including adaptations for students with special health care needs, are included.

Contact: Ohio Department of Health, Oral Health Program, 246 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43215, Telephone: (614) 466-4180 Fax: (614) 564-2421 E-mail: BCHS@odh.ohio.gov Web Site: https://odh.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/odh/know-our-programs/oral-health-program/welcome-to Available from the website.

Keywords: Dental caries, Disease prevention, Fluorides, Ohio, Oral health, Preventive health services, School age children, School based management, School health services, State programs

National Association of School Nurses and National Association of State School Nurse Consultants. 2016. National school nurse standardized data set: Step Up & Be Counted!. Silver Spring, MD: National Association of School Nurses, 2 pp.

Annotation: This document describes a project to collect and report population-level data to support the health of school-aged children and the impact of school nursing. Topics include data points; the process of developing a uniform data set, and data use.

Contact: National Association of School Nurses, 1100 Wayne Avenue, Suite 925, Silver Spring, MD 20910, Telephone: (240) 821-1130 Secondary Telephone: (866) 627-6767 Fax: (301) 585-1791 E-mail: nasn@nasn.org Web Site: http://www.nasn.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Data collection, Program descriptions, School aged children, School based management, School health, School health services, School nursing, Students

Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals. 2015–. Well-Ahead Louisiana: Oral health. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, multiple items.

Annotation: These resources are part of a statewide initiative aimed at improving the health and wellness of Louisiana residents. Topics include preventing and controlling oral disease, partnering with community and professional organizations to improve oral health, providing oral health education, promoting community water fluoridation, promoting school-based and school-linked dental sealant programs, and maintaining an oral-health-surveillance system to monitor the burden of oral disease. Contents include data on dental visits by gender, age, race, income, and education; tools for finding oral health care; and oral-health-education resources for adults and older adults, school nurses and teachers, and oral health professionals and non-oral-health professionals.

Contact: Louisiana Department of Health, Center for Community and Preventive Health, 628 North Fourth Street, P.O. Box 629, Baton Rouge, LA 70821-0629, Telephone: (225) 342-8093 Web Site: http://dhh.louisiana.gov/index.cfm/page/414 Available from the website.

Keywords: Community based services, Dental care, Dental sealants, Disease management, Fluorides, Health care utilization, Health education, Health objectives, Health promotion, Health services delivery, Life course, Louisiana, Oral health, Population surveillance, Prevention programs, Preventive health services, Public private partnerships, Resources for professionals, Schools, State initiatives, Statistical data, Water

Healthy Schools Campaign. 2015. Addressing the health-related causes of chronic absenteeism: A toolkit for action. Chicago, IL: Healthy Schools Campaign, multiple items.

Annotation: This document focuses on preparing educators—particularly school district decision-makers—with knowledge and practical guidance for creating meaningful change to address health-related chronic absenteeism. Topics include background on chronic absenteeism and student health; identifying community health needs and data sources; and case studies, best practices, and proven school-based interventions to address the health conditions shown to have an especially significant impact on chronic absenteeism. Focus areas are asthma, oral health, behavioral health, food insecurity and acute illness. Additional topics include building effective partnerships and capacity to support student health.

Contact: Healthy Schools Campaign, 175 N. Franklin, Suite 300, Chicago, IL 60606, Telephone: (312) 419-1810 Fax: (312) 419-1806 Web Site: http://www.healthyschoolscampaign.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Academic achievement, Access to health care, Acute care, Asthma, Collaboration, Community action, Disease management, Health care delivery, Hunger, Mental health, Oral health, Policy development, Public private partnerships, School age children, School based management, School districts, Schools, Students, Sustainability

Iowa Department of Public Health, Bureau of Family Health. 2014. [Maternal and child health services administrative manual section 700]. [Des Moines, IA]: Iowa Department of Public Health, Bureau of Family Health, 40 pp.

Annotation: This document describes maternal and child health contract agency responsibilities for ensuring access to oral health services in Iowa. Topics include an overview of maternal and child oral health services and funding sources; a description of I-Smile™ program requirements and strategies; oral health infrastructure building; population-based, enabling, and direct care services provided by agency staff; screening and risk assessment, including school-based screening; referrals; fluoride varnish, dental sealants, prophylaxes, and radiographs; oral-health-education guidelines; service documentation; Medicaid-billable services; and supervision of dental hygienists and dental treatment provided by dentists.

Contact: Iowa Department of Public Health, Bureau of Family Health, Lucas State Office Building, 321 East 12th Street, Des Moines, IA 50319, Telephone: (800) 383-3826 Secondary Telephone: (800) 443-8336 Fax: (515) 725-1760 Web Site: http://www.idph.iowa.gov/family-health Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Administration, Adolescents, Children, Contract services, Financing, Fiscal management, Infants, Iowa, Oral health, Pregnant women, Program management, Reimbursement, School based management, Service delivery systems, State MCH programs, Training

Valencia A. 2014. Healthy Smiles, Healthy Growth, 2013–2014: Assessing the oral health status and body mass index of third grade children in Illinois. Chicago, IL: Chicago Community Oral Health Forum, 28 pp.

Annotation: This report presents findings from an assessment of the oral health and weight status of children in third grade in Illinois. Contents include information about the survey methods, oral health disparities, growth disparities, and conclusions. Results are compared to results from earlier surveys.

Contact: Heartland Alliance, Oral Health Forum, 1100 W. Cermak, Suite 518, Chicago, IL 60608, Telephone: (773) 491-2632 Web Site: https://www.heartlandalliance.org/oralhealth Available from the website.

Keywords: Child development, Dental caries, Dental sealants, Ethnic groups, Growth monitoring, Health care disparities, Health disparities, Health status, Illinois, Low income groups, Needs assessment, Obesity, Oral health, Preventive health services, School age children, School based management, Screenings, State surveys, Statistical data, Trends

Moore KA, Emig C. 2014. Integrated student supports: A summary of the evidence base for policymakers. Bethesda, MD: Child Trends, 8 pp.

Annotation: This paper summarizes the research and evidence base for integrated student supports (ISS), a school-based approach to promote students' academic success by developing or securing and coordinating supports that target academic and nonacademic barriers to achievement such as physical and mental health care. Topics include needs assessment, data tracking, integration within schools, community partnerships, and coordinated student support. Additional topics include the estimated reach of ISS and implications for research and policy.

Contact: Child Trends, 7315 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 1200 W, Bethesda, MD 20814, Telephone: (240) 223-9200 E-mail: Web Site: http://www.childtrends.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Academic achievement, Barriers, Policy development, Research, School age children, School based management, Service coordination, Systems development

Wisconsin Public Health Association and Medical College of Wisconsin. 2014. WISHeS: Wisconsin Improving School Health Services Project. Kimberly, WI: Wisconsin Public Health Association, multiple items.

Annotation: This manual is designed to help school districts improve the health services they provide to students. Contents include a school-health-services assessment tool; injury and illness protocols; sample policies and procedures for emergency nursing services, concussion management, managing and preventing acute reactions to foods in the school setting, and medication administration; and nurse procedures. The manual also contains instructions for unlicensed assistive personnel on hand hygiene, oral care, feeding, transfers, and diapering for students who need such care at school.

Contact: Wisconsin Public Health Association, 563 Carter Court, Suite B, Kimberly, WI 54136, Telephone: (920) 882-3650 Contact Phone: (414) 875-7257 E-mail: WPHA@badgerbay.co Contact E-mail: teresa@badgerbay,co Web Site: http://www.wpha.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Assessment, Disease management, Disease prevention, Mobile applications, Nursing services, Oral health, Patient care management, Patient care planning, Protocols, School based management, School districts, School health services, School nurses, School personnel, Special health care needs, Training

Center for Oral Health. 2014. Integrated care: Elements of integration for oral health and primary care–Summary report for oral health 2020–A vision for integrated care. Pomona, CA: Center for Oral Health, 40 pp.

Annotation: This report summarizes the proceedings and outcomes of a symposium held on November 6, 2014, in Long Beach, CA, to engage health professionals in discussions about integrating oral health care and primary care. Topics include integrating care through school-based comprehensive oral health care models and traditional health-care-delivery models, aligning health care financing with evidence, global perspectives on integrated care models, and opportunities and challenges for integrating oral health education and practices into primary care.

Contact: Center for Oral Health, 309 East Second Street, Pomona, CA 91766-1854, Telephone: (909) 469-8300 Fax: (510) 380-6637 E-mail: info@tc4oh.org Web Site: http://www.centerfororalhealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Comprehensive health care, Conference proceedings, Dental education, Financing, Health care systems, Model programs, Oral health, Primary care, School based management, Service integration

Johns Hopkins University Evidence-Based Practice Center. 2013. Childhood obesity prevention programs: Comparative effectiveness review and meta-analysis. Rockville, MD: U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, ca. 835 pp. (Comparative effectiveness review; no. 115)

Annotation: This report describes research conducted by the Johns Hopkins University Evidence-based Practice Center (EPC) on the effectiveness of childhood obesity prevention programs by reviewing all interventional studies that aimed to improve diet, physical activity, or both and that were conducted in schools, homes, primary care clinics, childcare settings, the community, or combinations of these settings in high-income countries. Topics include optimal setting for childhood obesity prevention interventions, benefits and unwanted consequences of the study, and comparisons to what is already known. An executive summary, research protocol, slide presentation, continuing medical education activity, and summaries for clinicians and consumers (English and Spanish) are also available.

Contact: U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (301) 427-1104 Secondary Telephone: (301) 427-1364 Web Site: http://www.ahrq.gov Available from the website. Document Number: AHRQ Pub. No.13-EHC081-EF.

Keywords: , Child health, Children, Obesity, Research reviews, School based programs, Weight management

Holt K, Barzel R. 2011. Comprehensive oral health services for improving children's and adolescents' oral health through school-based health centers. Washington, DC: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, 12 pp.

Annotation: This paper provides an overview of comprehensive oral health services offered in school-based health centers to assist those interested in initiating and implementing such centers. Topics include an overview and history of school-based health services, examples of national and state programs, administration, partnership and collaboration, financial and nonfinancial support, and evaluation. [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: Access to health care, Adolescent health, Adolescents, Child health, Dental care, Oral health, School based clinics, School based management, School health services, State programs, children

Field M. 2011. A bibliography: Measuring the impact of school-based health centers on student health and academic achievement. [Denver, CO]: Colorado Association for School-Based Health Care, 22 pp.

Annotation: This bibliography provides a compilation of articles devoted to describing the impact of health care provided in a school setting. Topics include student health and academic performance, active management of asthma and obesity, providing behavioral and reproductive services, and dental care and vaccinations in school settings. Additional topics include finance and student health and economic benefits.

Contact: Colorado Association of School-Based Health Centers, 1801 Wiliams Street, Suite 400, Denver, CO 80218, Telephone: (303) 399-6380 Fax: (303) 350-4296 E-mail: info@casbhc.org Web Site: http://www.casbhc.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Asthma, Obesity, Behavior, Bibliographies, Dental care, Immunizations, Oral health, Reproductive health, School age children, School based clinics, School health services, Vaccines, Weight management

Rosenthal M. 2006–. Dr. Rosenthal's toolkit: Clinical and management tools for effective school-based dental programs. Washington, DC: The Center for Health and Health Care in Schools,

Annotation: This resource contains materials for school-based health center leaders to use in organizing and managing a successful oral health practice. Topics include appointment procedures, clinical processes and protocols, billing and data collection, problem-oriented dental records, dental quality assurance, and management information systems. Various forms, slips, checklists, and reviews are provided.

Contact: Center for Health and Health Care in Schools, George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health, 2175 K Street, N.W., Suite 200, Room 213, Washington, DC 20037, Telephone: (202) 994-4895 E-mail: chhcs@gwu.edu Web Site: http://www.healthinschools.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Children, Dental education, Dentistry, Oral health, Records management, Resources for professionals, School based programs

Doster J. [2003]. Project BRAIN (Brain Resources and Information Network): [Final report]. Nashville, TN: Tennessee Department of Health, Traumatic Brain Injury Program, 28 pp.

Annotation: This report describes a three-year Tennessee project that took place between April 1, 2000 and March 30, 2003, to provide education and training for educators, families, and health professionals who support students with traumatic brain injuries. The report discusses improving the knowledge of school personnel to provide optimal educational outcomes (1) in 15 counties serving children with traumatic brain injuries, (2) by correctly identifying children to receive services through the school system, and increasing the early identification of children by providing technical assistance to hospital personnel to ensure that children enter the school system with the correct diagnosis. Report contents include descriptions of the purpose of the project, goals and objectives, methodology, evaluation, and results and outcomes. Additional sections list publications and products, dissemination and utilization of results, future plans and follow-up, and type and amount of support and resources needed to replicate the project. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Tennessee Department of Health, Maternal and Child Health Section , Fifth Floor, Cordell Hull Building, 425 Fifth Avenue, North, Nashville, TN 37247, Telephone: (615) 741-7353 Fax: (615) 741-1063 E-mail: Theodora. Pinnock@state.tn.us Web Site: http://www.state.tn.us/health/ Single copies available at no charge.

Keywords: Brain injuries, Children with special health care needs, Final reports, MCH research, School based management, School readiness, State initiatives, Tennessee, Trauma

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Asthma Education Program and U.S. Department of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement. 2003. Managing asthma: A guide for schools. Bethesda, MD: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, 36 pp.

Annotation: This guide is intended to assist schools that are planning and/or maintaining an asthma management program. This guide provides followup steps for schools that currently identify students with asthma through health forms or emergency cards or plan to do so. It is designed to offer practical information to school staff members of every position.

Keywords: Asthma, School based management, School health programs, School health services

Juszczak L, Pastore D, Reif CJ. 2001. A continuous quality improvement tool for school-based health centers. Washington, DC: Center for Health and Health Care in Schools, 4 items.

Annotation: This tool is designed to help school-based health centers (SBHCs) detect and address significant health problems and health risks in school-age children and adolescents. It identifies core measures of quality in SBHCs (defined as "sentinel conditions") for each of three school-age groups: elementary, middle, and high school. For each condition, the tool also identifies references that support inclusion of the condition, the minimum requirements needed to provide clinical services related to the condition, data to be collected from the medical record in order to evaluate the quality of care for the condition, and the marker (score) assigned to the data gathered from the medical record review. Data collection forms for each age group are also available from the website.

Contact: Center for Health and Health Care in Schools, George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health, 2175 K Street, N.W., Suite 200, Room 213, Washington, DC 20037, Telephone: (202) 994-4895 E-mail: chhcs@gwu.edu Web Site: http://www.healthinschools.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Data collection, Forms, Measures, Program improvement, Quality assurance, School age children, School based clinics, School based management

Garell D. 1991. ACMS/Community-Based Care Coordination Project for CCS Children and Their Families in Los Angeles County [Final report]. Los Angeles, CA: California Children's Services of Los Angeles County, 58 pp.

Annotation: The goals of this project were to: (1) Develop and implement an automated case management system in Los Angeles County to improve and enhance the existing California Children's Services (CCS) system; (2) establish a CCS community-based care coordinator program within Los Angeles County to coordinate and implement an individual service plan for children with special needs and their families; and (3) test the feasibility and desirability of these goals in Los Angeles County, California, and other States. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Technical Information Service, U.S. Department of Commerce, 5301 Shawnee Road, Alexandria, VA 22312, Telephone: (703) 605-6050 Secondary Telephone: (888) 584-8332 E-mail: customerservice@ntis.gov Web Site: http://www.ntis.gov Document Number: NTIS PB93-147098.

Keywords: American Academy of Pediatrics, Case Management, Chronic illnesses and disabilities, Community-Based Health Care, Coordination of Health Care, Data Bases, Data Collection, Families, Family-Centered Health Care, Medicaid, School Based Health Services, University Affiliated Facility

University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health, Community Health Sciences, Maternal and Child Health Training Program. 1989. Making change happen: What works?—Looking back, moving forward: Proceedings, fourth annual maternal and child health leadership conference. Chicago, IL: University of Illinois at Chicago, Maternal and Child Health Training Program, 124 pp.

Annotation: These proceedings of the Fourth Annual Maternal and Child Health Leadership Conference, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Regions V and VII, summarize the keynote and plenary addresses, and the discussions of several focus groups. The conference, attended by multidisciplinary professionals in maternal and child health, focused on expanding the knowledge and leadership skills of managers. Topics included prenatal care, outcome measures, cultural issues, services for children with special health needs, adolescent services, dental health, data collection, maternal substance abuse, and child care. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health, Maternal and Child Health Program, 1603 West Taylor Street (M-C923), Chicago, IL 60612-7259, Telephone: (312) 996-0724 Fax: (312) 996-3551 Web Site: http://www.uic.edu/sph/mch Available from the website. Document Number: HRSA Info. Ctr. MCHD045.

Keywords: Case management, Child care, Children with special health care needs, Community health services, Culturally competent services, Health behavior, Hispanic Americans, Liability, Neonatal screening, Nutrition, Oral health, Pregnancy, Prenatal care, School based clinics, Statistics, Transition to independent living, Vital statistics

   

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.