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Karp C, Lai Y-H, Garcia S, Grason H, Strobino D, Minkovitz C. 2017. Strengthen the evidence base for maternal and child health programs: NPM 2–Low-risk cesarean deliveries [NPM 2 brief]. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Women's and Children's Health Policy Center, 3 pp.

Annotation: This brief and evidence review summarize the literature on evidence-based and evidence-informed strategies to promote the safety and effectiveness of receiving oral health care during pregnancy. They provide background information on oral health during pregnancy, discuss key research methods and results, and present key findings and implications. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Women's and Children's Health Policy Center, 615 North Wolfe Street, Room E4143, Baltimore, MD 21205, Telephone: (410) 502-5450 Fax: (410) 502-5831 Web Site: http://www.jhsph.edu/wchpc Available from the website.

Keywords: Block grants, Cesarean section, Childbirth, Childbirth education, Doulas, Evidence-based practice, Intervention, Literature reviews, Measures, Model programs, Patient care, Policy development, Program planning, Resources for professionals, State MCH programs, Therapeutics, Title V programs

Karp C, Lai YH, Minkovitz C, Grason H, Garcia S, Payne E, Strobino D. 2017. Strengthen the evidence for maternal and child health programs: National performance measure 2 low-risk cesarean deliveries evidence review. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Women's and Children's Health Policy Center, 42 pp. (brief 3 pp.).

Annotation: This document identifies evidence-informed strategies that state Title V programs might consider implementing to decrease the proportion of cesarean deliveries among low-risk first-time mothers. Contents include an introduction and background; review methods and results, including search results, characteristics of studies reviewed, intervention components, summary of study results, and evidence rating and evidence continuum; and implications of the review. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Women's and Children's Health Policy Center, 615 North Wolfe Street, Room E4143, Baltimore, MD 21205, Telephone: (410) 502-5450 Fax: (410) 502-5831 Web Site: http://www.jhsph.edu/wchpc Available from the website.

Keywords: , Block grants, Cesarean section, Childbirth, Childbirth education, Doulas, Evidence-based practice, Intervention, Literature reviews, Measures, Model programs, Patient care, Policy development, Program planning, Resources for professionals, State MCH programs, Therapeutics, Title V programs

Every Child Succeeds. 2014. Moving beyond depression: Greater success for new mothers in home visiting. Cincinnati, OH: Every Child Succeeds, 1 v.

Annotation: This website describes a comprehensive, focused, and integrated approach to identifying and treating depression in mothers participating in home visiting programs. The program involves three phases instituted over two years: (1) on-site training of home visitors in identification of maternal depression and role in the program, (2) training of therapists in Cincinnati in in-home cognitive behavioral therapy, and (3) ongoing training and support of therapists. Information about maternal depression, the program's research base, a training calendar, and additional resources about postpartum depression and postpartum support are included.

Contact: Every Child Succeeds, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, ML 3005, Cincinnati, OH 45229-3039, Telephone: (513) 636-2830 Fax: (513) 636-2460 E-mail: everychildsucceeds@cchmc.org Web Site: http://www.everychildsucceeds.org Available from the website.

Keywords: , Behavior change, Cognitive therapy, Comprehensive programs, Depression, Home visiting, Maternal health, Mental health, Postpartum care, Therapeutic programs, Training

Johnson K, Ammerman RT, Van Ginkel JB. 2014. Moving beyond depression: An effective program to treat maternal depression in home visiting–Opportunities for states. Cincinnati, OH: Every Child Succeeds, 19 pp.

Annotation: This brief describes a program that uses in-home cognitive behavioral therapy to treat maternal depression as an added component for home visiting programs. Topics include the impact of maternal depression on women, children, and families; the program's research and results, return on investment, design, and implementation; and opportunities and potential roles for states and home visiting programs.

Contact: Every Child Succeeds, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, ML 3005, Cincinnati, OH 45229-3039, Telephone: (513) 636-2830 Fax: (513) 636-2460 E-mail: everychildsucceeds@cchmc.org Web Site: http://www.everychildsucceeds.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Behavior change, Cognitive therapy, Comprehensive programs, Costs, Depression, Financing, Home visiting, Maternal health, Mental health, Postpartum care, State programs, Therapeutic programs, Training

Nevin-Folino NL, ed. 2008. Pediatric manual of clinical dietetics (2nd ed., updated). Chicago, IL: American Dietetic Association, 828 pp.

Annotation: This manual is designed to serve as a nutrition care resource for students, dietetics professionals, physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals. The goal is to represent the broad scope of pediatric practice with nutrition care guidelines that could be used in a variety of practice settings nationwide. The purpose, use, modifications, and adequacy of each specific therapeutic diet or nutrition management guidelines are included. For those topics requiring greater clarification of rationale for nutrition management, the related physiology is presented. Sample menus are included in appropriate chapters to illustrate an example of a daily meal plan.

Contact: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606-6995, Telephone: (800) 877-1600 Secondary Telephone: (312) 899-0400 Web Site: http://www.eatright.org Available in libraries. Document Number: ISBN 0-88091-160-3.

Keywords: Guidelines, Manuals, Menu planning, Nutrition, Pediatric nutritionists, Pediatrics, Therapeutic programs

Stoto MA, Almario DA, McCormick MC, eds. 1999. Reducing the odds: Preventing perinatal transmission of HIV in the United States. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 397 pp., exec. summ. (21 pp.).

Annotation: This report, written in response to a Congressional request, evaluates state efforts to reduce perinatal transmission of HIV and analyzes the existing barriers to the further reduction in such transmission. This report addresses ways to increase prenatal testing, improve therapy for HIV infected women and children, and generally reduce perinatal HIV infections. The report also considers the ethical and public health issues associated with screening policies as prevention tools, and their implications for prevention and treatment opportunities for women and infants.

Contact: National Academies Press, 500 Fifth Street, N.W., Keck 360, Washington, DC 20001, Telephone: (202) 334-3313 Secondary Telephone: (888) 624-8373 Fax: (202) 334-2451 E-mail: customer_service@nap.edu Web Site: http://www.nap.edu Available from the website. Document Number: HRSA Info. Ctr. MCHL049; ISBN 0-309-06286-1.

Keywords: AIDS, HIV, Infants, Pregnancy, Prevention, Reports, State programs, Therapeutics, United States

Covington SS. 1999. A woman's journal: Helping Women Recover—A program for treating addiction. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers, 134 pp.

Annotation: This manual is a personal journal to be used by a participant in a program for treating addiction, Helping Women Recover. The journal is intended for use in a group meeting setting although it may be used one-on-one with a counselor. The program is organized into four modules: self, relationships, sexuality, and spirituality. For each module, the journal contains exercises to be used at the group meetings, summaries of information received at meetings, and questions and exercise for reflection between meetings. The appendix contains a list of other recovery resources.

Contact: Jossey-Bass Publishers, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Corporate Headquarters, 111 River Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030, Telephone: (201) 748-6000 Fax: (201) 748-6088 E-mail: info@wiley.com Web Site: http://www.JosseyBass.com Available in libraries. Document Number: ISBN 0-7879-4430-0.

Keywords: Behavior modification, Personal narratives, Recovering addicts, Substance dependence, Therapeutic programs, Women's health

Schietinger H, Sawyer M, Futterman D, Rudy B. 1999. Helping adolescents with HIV adhere to HAART. [Rockville, MD]: U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, HIV/AIDS Bureau, 74 pp.

Annotation: The purpose of this monograph is to enable clinicians to assist adolescents living with HIV to adhere to the complex regimens of highly active antiretroviral therapies (HAART). It outlines a series of strategies and techniques with which clinicians can tailor antiretroviral regimens to adolescents' individual requirements, address the obstacles to adherence in their lives, provide them with opportunities to practice medicine-taking behaviors, and give them continuing support when they finally initiate HAART. Chapter topics include: creating the context for adherence; the five stages of behavioral change -- precontemplation, contemplation, preparation, action and maintenance, and relapse; and recommendations for assisting with adherence to HAART. A list of references as well as a selected bibliography are included. The appendices provide a summary of the principles of HAART; medical treatment with HAART; sample HAART regimens; and contacts for the Adolescent Medicine HIV/AIDS Research Network. The monograph was written for the Adolescent Medicine HIV/AIDS Research Network.

Contact: U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (888) 275-4772 Secondary Telephone: (877) 464-4772 Fax: (301) 443-1246 E-mail: ask@hrsa.gov Web Site: http://www.hrsa.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescent behaviors, Adolescent health programs, Adolescents, HIV, Patient care management, Therapeutics

U.S. Center for Substance Abuse Treatment. 1999. Treatment of adolescents with substance use disorders. Rockville, MD: U.S. Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, 126 pp. (Treatment improvement protocol (TIP) series; 32)

Annotation: This report provides a revision and update of Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) 4, published in 1993 in a series of best practices guidelines to help treatment providers design and deliver better services to adolescent clients with substance abuse disorders. Chapter topics include: substance use among adolescents; tailoring treatment to the adolescent's problem; general program characteristics; twelve-step based program; therapeutic communities; family therapy; youth with distinctive treatment needs; and legal and ethical issues. Three appendices are also included: (1) bibliography; (2) medical management of drug intoxication and withdrawal; and (3) field reviewers. Program information and statistics are provided in figures throughout the report.

Contact: National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information, Telephone: (800) 729-6686 Secondary Telephone: (800) 487-4889 Web Site: http://ncadi.samhsa.gov Available from the website. Document Number: DHHS (SMA) 99-3345.

Keywords: Adolescent behavior, Adolescent health, Adolescents, Ethics, Family therapy, Health personnel, High risk adolescents, Legal issues, Mental health, Program descriptions, Protocols, Substance abuse treatment services, Substance abusers, Substance use screening, Substance withdrawal syndrome, Therapeutic programs

Stroul BA. 1989. Therapeutic foster care. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Child Development Center, CASSP Technical Assistance Center, 201 pp. (Series on community-based services for children and adolescents who are severely emotionally disturbed; v. III)

Annotation: This document is part of a series on community-based services for children and adolescents who are severely emotionally disturbed. Four major sections constitute the document: 1) a description of a comprehensive system of care for severely emotionally disturbed adolescents; 2) a rationale for therapeutic foster care; 3) descriptions of therapeutic foster care programs; and 4) profiles of specific therapeutic foster care programs. A case study and list of programs responding to the survey are included in appendices.

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 Price unknown.

Keywords: Adolescents, Affective disorders, Child protective services, Children, Foster care, Foster children, Foster parents, Therapeutic programs

U.S. Bureau of Community Health Services. 1975, 1977. Studies in maternal health: Research to improve health services for mothers and children . Rockville, MD: U.S. Bureau of Community Health Services, 2 v.

Himes JH, Story M, eds. Obesity in childhood and adolescence: Assessment, prevention and treatment. International Journal of Obesity and Related Metabolic Disorders. 23 (Supplement 2):S1-S64. March 1999,

Annotation: This journal supplement contains articles developed by selected contributors to the conference on Childhood and Adolescent Obesity: Prevention and Treatment held in Minneapolis, Minnesota in May 1997. The contributions cover obesity-associated risks and consequences of childhood and adolescent obesity, prevalence of obesity in these age groups, patterns of physical activity, and issues related to assessment, prevention, and treatment. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Keywords: Adolescents, Assessment, Children, Conferences, Obesity, Prevention services, Therapeutic programs

   

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.