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Miller S. n.d.. New Horizons in School Health [Final report]. Baltimore, MD: University of Maryland at Baltimore, 35 pp.

Annotation: The project provided training experiences to enable health professionals in schools to work together and with school colleagues to provide developmentally appropriate, comprehensive health care. This enhanced the healthy development and academic success of school children. Additionally, the project providef training ot enable school health professionals to serve as effective preceptors for future student professionals. Twenty Maryland schools with school-based health programs established interdisciplinary teams consisting of health and education professionals. Each school-based team identified a health need in its school and designed, implemented, and evaluated a team project. Process evaluation was implemented following key activities. Outcome evaluation focused on outcomes related to specific project objectives. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Technical Information Service, O.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 PB97-121974.

Keywords: Adolescents, Interdisciplinary Approach, Professional Education in Adolescent Health, School Health Programs, State Staff Development

Oglesby A. n.d.. Continuing Education in Maternal and Child Health to Increase Leadership Skills = Maternal and Child Health Continuing Education Institute to Increase Leadership Skills [Final report]. San Diego, CA: San Diego State University, 15 pp.

Annotation: The purpose of the project "Continuing Education in Maternal and Child Health to Increase Leadership Skills" was to respond to the expressed need of directors of State Title V programs through a national program of continuing education to improve administrative and leadership skills for state Title V staff members working in key program positions. The project offered a State Title V Program that was basic to the needs of program staff members in all Title V state programs and an Advanced MCH Institute which had a more specific focus for MCH program staff. The purpose was to offer continuing education that taught and reinforced the history and philosophy of Maternal and Child Health, emphasized interdisciplinary functioning in programs and trained participants in skills needed for improved administration of programs and leadership in the field of Maternal and Child Health. Three to five Institutes (usually two of each level) were held annually, each serving 35 or more trainees and provided materials that could be used to reinforce skills learned through the institute curriculum. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Technical Information Service, O.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 PB96181508.

Keywords: Continuing Education, Interdisciplinary Teams, Leadership Training, State Staff Development

Mayoral MV. 2013. Supporting babies through QRIS: Inclusion of infant and toddler quality standards. Washington, DC: Zero to Three, 22 pp.

Annotation: This document, which is part of the Zero to Three Policy Center's Supporting Babies Through QRIS series, presents a national review of states' and jurisdictions' quality ratings and improvement systems (QRIS) that have been implemented nationwide, focusing on how these systems can include standards that explicitly address the needs of infants and toddlers. The document is intended for professionals involved in the development, administration, and implementation of QRIS who wish to learn more about QRIS standards and supports in other states and how they can be created or modified to purposefully support infants and toddlers. The document presents a table with a list of categories of standards frequently addressed in QRIS: teaching and learning, family engagement, professional development and staff qualifications, and health and safety. Each of these categories is further divided into subcategories.

Contact: ZERO TO THREE: National Center for Infants, Toddlers and Families, 1255 23rd Street, N.W., Suite 350, Washington, DC 20037, Telephone: (202) 638-1144 Fax: (202) 638-0851 Web Site: http://www.zerotothree.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Families, Health, Infants, Learning, Public policy, Quality assurance, Safety, Staff development, State programs, Teaching, Young children

Chiang RJ. 2012. Thinking outside the box: Building and sustaining school health programs in state health agencies without dedicated funding. Atlanta, GA: National Association of Chronic Disease Directors, 11 pp.

Annotation: This document highlights the work and accomplishments of two states, Nebraska and Vermont, that successfully built a school health program within the state health agency without dedicated state or federal school health funding. Topics include leveraging opportunities for schools within Medicaid, increasing access to oral health care for students, partnering with schools to increase well child exams for middle and high school students, creating school-level wellness awards, launching institutes to expand coordinated school health, and focusing on coordinated school health as a key public health strategy.

Contact: National Association of Chronic Disease Directors, 2200 Century Parkway, Suite 250, Atlanta, GA 30345, Telephone: (770) 458-7400 Web Site: https://chronicdisease.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Awards, Case studies, Coordination, Financing, Medicaid, Nebraska, Oral health, Public private partnerships, School age children, School health programs, School health services, Schools, Staff development, State health agencies, State health insurance programs, Sustainability, Vermont

South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control. 2006. Oral health training 101. [Columbia, SC]: South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, 48 pp.

Annotation: This course is designed to help early childhood and child care professionals prevent oral disease in young children and their families by promoting healthy habits. Contents for trainers include information about child care certification, a course outline, tips for conducting the training, a slide presentation and accompanying notes, key oral health messages, and an overview of available educational materials. Additional resources include a pre-test with answer key, a post-test and evaluation, training report form, a form for ordering oral health training materials, resources for oral health-related products such as toothbrushes and toothpaste, and information about toothbrushing in the child care center.

Contact: South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, 2600 Bull Street, Columbia, SC 29201, Telephone: (803) 898-3432 Fax: (803) 898-3323 E-mail: info@dhec.sc.gov Web Site: http://www.scdhec.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Certification, Child care centers, Child care workers, Educational materials, Oral health, Oral hygiene, South Carolina, Staff development, State programs, Training materials, Young children

Ruderman M, Grason H, Hess CA. 2005. Five years of experience with Capacity Assessment for State Title V (CAST-5). Rockville, MD: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 16 pp.

Annotation: This report compiles information about states' experiences with Capacity Assessment for State Title V (CAST-5), a set of assessment and planning tools designed to assist state maternal and child health (MCH) programs in examining their organizational capacity to carry out the 10 MCH Essential Services. Topics include states' use and goals for using CAST-5, links with other planning initiatives, the scope and depth of assessments, adaptation of the tools and process, timeframe and structure, size of assessment teams, benefits of CAST-5, dissemination of assessment results, assessment impact and follow-up, lessons learned and recommendations for other states, and supporting states in use of CAST-5. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (301) 443-2170 Web Site: https://mchb.hrsa.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Assessment, Organizational change, Program planning, Public health infrastructure, Staff development, State MCH programs, Systems development

VanLandeghem K, Ruderman M, Grason H, Varela F, Silver G. 2005. CAST-5 planning guide (2nd ed.). Washington, DC: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs; Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Women's and Children's Health Policy Center, 54 pp.

Annotation: This document is intended for use by states implementing Capacity Assessment for State Title V (CAST-5) tools. The document complements CAST-5 tools by providing guidance and resources to plan and manage the process. Topics include the roles of the decision maker, facilitator, and planner; planning and tailoring the process to meet state needs; preparing for the meeting; facilitating the process; and assuring momentum and measuring success. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

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

Keywords: Assessment, Organizational change, Program planning, Public health infrastructure, Staff development, State MCH programs, Systems development

Johnson C. [1997]. Building Family-Professional Collaboration in West Virginia [Final report]. Morgantown, WV: Klingberg Center for Child Development, 21 pp.

Annotation: The goal of this project was to enhance family-professional collaboration by integrating the principles and practices of family-centered, community-based, culturally competent, coordinated care into an existing statewide system of community-based Title V clinics that served children with special health needs (CSHN). The project (1) provided training to families and professionals first in a local county and then statewide; (2) created joint training opportunities for families and professionals; and (3) coordinated opportunities for the senior administrative staff in the Title V CSHN and university health care delivery systems to receive feedback from children and families using services. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Technical Information Service, O.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 PB99-144727.

Keywords: Children with Special Health care Needs, Family Professional Collaboration, Parent Education, Parent Professional Communication, Rural Population, State Staff Development, Training

   

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.