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U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau. n.d.. Trainee toolkit. Rockville, MD: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, multiple items.

Annotation: This Trainee Toolkit is designed to provide current and former trainees, training programs, and MCH stakeholders with online and downloadable resources in one convenient location. It contains links to comprehensive, easy-to-use web pages; downloadable resources to orient the reader to the Training Program; and a list of frequently used acronyms relevant to trainees.

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: Child health, Maternal health, Resources for professionals, Training programs

University of Alabama at Birmingham Pediatric Pulmonary Center, University of Arizona Pediatric Pulmonary Center, University of Florida Pediatric Pulmonary Center, University of New Mexico Pediatric Pulmonary Center, University of Washington Pediatric Pulmonary Center, and University of Wisconsin Pediatric Pulmonary Center. 2018. Pediatric sleep education. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin-Madison, DoIT Academic Technology, 6 modules.

Annotation: These online, self-directed, training modules on the care of children with sleep disorders include an introduction/background, interactive case scenarios and resources & tools. Users first learn about each condition and the role of interdisciplinary team members in the comprehensive care of children with this condition. They then indicate how they would proceed with screening, diagnosis, treatment and/or referral. Expert insights and feedback are provided on the options chosen. The modules cover introduction to sleep health; pediatric insomnia; sleep disordered breathing; parasomnias; hypersomnolence disorder; and movement disorders. CME credit information is included.

Contact: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Pediatric Pulmonary Centers, Web Site: https://ppc.mchtraining.net/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Children, Resources for professionals, Sleep disorders, Training materials

Clark M, ed. 2017–2019. Smiles for Life: A national oral health curriculum (4th ed.). Leawood, KS: Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, multiple items.

Annotation: This curriculum for health professionals and educators comprises eight courses addressing oral health. Courses focus on the relationship between oral health and systemic health; child oral health; adult oral health; acute oral health problems; pregnancy and women’s oral health; caries risk assessment, fluoride varnish, and counseling; the oral exam; and oral health for older adults. The courses can be taken for continuing education credit or simply to gain knowledge on the topics.

Contact: Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, 11400 Tomahawk Creek Parkway, Suite 540, Leawood, KS 66211, Telephone: (913) 906-6000 Secondary Telephone: (800) 274-7928 Fax: (913) 906-6096 E-mail: stfmoffice@stfm.org Web Site: http://www.stfm.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Children, Continuing education, Curricula, Dental care, Distance education, Financing, Infants, Mobile applications, Multimedia, Older adults, Oral health, Pregnant women, Resources for professionals, Spanish language materials, Training, Young children

Virginia Department of Health, Division of Dental Health. 2017. Bright Smiles for Babies: Virginia Oral Health Partnership for Children. Richmond, VA: Virginia Department of Health, Division of Dental Health, 1 v.

Annotation: This manual contains information and resources to promote oral health in pregnant women and infants and children from birth to age 3 by providing oral health screenings and risk assessment, education, fluoride varnish applications, and referrals. Contents include an oral health protocol; resources about assessment and fluoride varnish; anticipatory guidance; parent handouts in English and in Spanish; and information about oral health in pregnant women and children, including children with special health care needs. Information about Medicaid reimbursement, resources for supplies, professional policies and guidelines, and forms is also included.

Contact: Virginia Department of Health, Dental Health Program, 109 Governor Street, Ninth Floor, Richmond, VA 23219, Telephone: (804) 864-7775 Fax: (804) 864-7783 Web Site: http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/oral-health Available from the website.

Keywords: Disease prevention, Fluorides, Health promotion, Infants, Oral health, Pregnancy, Pregnant women, Prevention programs, Resources for professionals, Risk assessment, Screening, Service integration, Special health care needs, State programs, Training materials, Virginia, Young children

Bertness J, DeFrancis B. 2017. Identifying and using evidence-based/informed resources to address MCH lssues (upd.). Washington, DC: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, 1 p. (MCH Navigator training brief)

Annotation: This compilation of trainings and other resources is designed to help the maternal and child health work force understand and use evidence-based information to improve health care within their communities. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, Georgetown University, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.ncemch.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Child health, Evidence based medicine, Guidelines, Maternal health, Public health, Resources for professionals, Training

Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Division of Primary Care and Health Access, Office of Oral Health. 2017. Fluoride varnish training manual for Massachusetts health care professionals. Boston, MA: Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Division of Primary Care and Health Access, Office of Oral Health, 13 pp.

Annotation: This manual is designed to help health professionals implement fluoride-varnish applications for infants, children, and adolescents ages 6 months to 21 years who are enrolled in Massachusetts’ Medicaid program. Contents include office-based and online training options; steps for establishing and using fluoride varnish in the office; a template for documenting the oral examination, procedure and post-procedure, and risk factors for dental caries; facts on fluoride-varnish application; coding, reimbursement, and claim submission; and information for caregivers about fluoride varnish.

Contact: Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Office of Oral Health, 250 Washington Street, 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02108, Telephone: (617) 624-6060 Secondary Telephone: (617) 624-5992 Fax: (617) 624-6062 Web Site: https://www.mass.gov/orgs/office-of-oral-health Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Children, Clinical coding, Consumer education materials, Dental care, Dental caries, Disease prevention, Fluorides, Infants, Manuals, Massachusetts, Medicaid, Oral health, Preventive health services, Reimbursement, Resources for professionals, Risk assessment, State programs, Training, Young adults

Arizona Department of Health Services, Office of Oral Health. 2016. AZSmiles Enhanced Dental Teams (EDTs). Phoenix, AZ: Arizona Department of Health Services, Office of Oral Health, multiple items.

Annotation: These resources are designed to help health professionals and others use affiliated practices, teledentistry, and other team-based strategies to provide oral health care to underserved communities. Contents include toolkits on building partnerships and providing training and oral health education; information about dental sealant, fluoride mouthrinse, and fluoride-varnish programs; and sources of online continuing education.

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: Continuing education, Dental care, Health care delivery, Oral health, Preventive health services, Primary care, Program development, Resources for professionals, Service integration, Teamwork, Technology, Training, Underserved communities

U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. 2016. TeamSTEPPS®. Rockville, MD: U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 1 v.

Annotation: This curriculum is designed to optimize patient care by improving communication and teamwork skills among health care professionals, including frontline staff. Contents include an instructor manual, short case studies, and videos illustrating teamwork opportunities and successes. Topics include change management, coaching, and implementation. Supporting materials include a pocket guide and evaluation tools. Additional resources for applying rapid response systems; using simulation in training; enhancing safety for patients with limited English proficiency; and modules for developing and optimizing team knowledge and performance in dental, long-term care, and medical offices are 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.

Keywords: Case studies, Communication skills, Health care systems, Multimedia, Organizational change, Patient care, Program improvement, Quality assurance, Resources for professionals, Teamwork, Training materials

Minnesota Oral Health Coalition. 2016. Fluoride varnish application and information. Plymouth, MN: Minnesota Oral Health Coalition, 1 video (3 min., 11 sec.).

Annotation: This video for health professionals provides information about fluoride varnish, including recommendations from professional organizations about how often it should be applied and the ages of children who should receive it. The video demonstrates how to apply it to the teeth of young children using the knee-to-knee position. Tips for applying fluoride varnish effectively and post-application instructions are included.

Contact: Minnesota Oral Health Coalition, 4190 Vinewood Lane N, #111-416, Plymouth, MN 55442, Telephone: (763) 381-1701 E-mail: info@minnesotaoralhealthcoalition.org Web Site: http://www.minnesotaoralhealthcoalition.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Fluorides, Infants, Oral health, Preventive health services, Primary care, Resources for professionals, Training, Young children

DeFrancis Sun B, Richards J. 2015. Navigating your way through health reform and the ACA (upd.). Washington, DC: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, multiple items. (MCH Navigator training spotlight)

Annotation: This compilation of trainings and other resources are designed to help the maternal and child health (MCH) workforce understand and implement the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). Contents include an overview, YouTube videos, webinars and presentations, selected state trainings and examples in Title V programs, quick reference summaries, and tools to augment training. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, Georgetown University, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.ncemch.org .

Keywords: Health care reform, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Resources for professionals, Training materials

Watson-Bah K, Richards J. 2015. Children and youth with special health care needs (upd.). Washington, DC: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, multiple items. (MCH Navigator training spotlight)

Annotation: This resource comprises introductory trainings and other resources for professionals who work with children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN). It lists trainings organized by the ten core domains for system standards for CYSHCN. Topics include cultural competence, leadership, and using data. Contents include archived webinars, narrated slide presentations, an online course, and videos. The MCH Library's knowledge path and resource briefs about CYSHCN for families and for schools are also included. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, Georgetown University, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.ncemch.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Children, Cultural competence, Data analysis, Health care systems, Leadership, Resources for professionals, Special health care needs, Standards, Training

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Oral Health. 2015. Community water fluoridation. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, multiple items.

Annotation: This resource provides information about the safety and benefits of community water fluoridation as a cost-effective method of delivering fluoride to all members of the community. Contents include recently published fact sheets and reports; basic information about fluoride, its benefits, and uses; and safety information. Additional contents include a database (My Water's Fluoride) containing information about fluoride in community drinking water; a training program to help build the capability of state fluoridation programs and support water treatment professionals in developing and refining their operational skills; tools for state dental directors or tribal authorities to enter state fluoridation data and print operational reports; and other resources for state oral health programs and partners.

Contact: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Oral Health, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30329-4027, Telephone: (800) 232-4636 Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 E-mail: cdcinfo@cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov/OralHealth Available from the website.

Keywords: Databases, Fluorides, Oral health, Resources for professionals, Service delivery systems, State programs, Training, Water

DeFrancis B. 2015. Access to care (upd.). Washington, DC: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, multiple items. (MCH Navigator training spotlight)

Annotation: This compilation of trainings and resource guides is designed to help professionals facilitate access to quality health care for infants, children, adolescents, pregnant women, and their families, including those with special health care needs. Contents include podcasts, webinar archives, video lectures, and video slide modules. Topics include eligibility and enrollment, coverage and insurance benefits, provider networks and network adequacy, continuity of care, partnerships, reimbursement, and monitoring and assessment. Links to resource guides on topics such as children and youth with special health care needs; Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic, and Treatment; health insurance; home visiting; the Affordable Care Act, and racial and ethnic disparities in health are also included. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, Georgetown University, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.ncemch.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Quality assurance, Resources for professionals, Training

Jack L, Grim M, Wilson K, eds. 2015. The health education specialist: A companion guide for professional excellence (7th ed.). Whitehall, PA: National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, 256 pp.

Annotation: This book competencies and subcompetencies that can be used to assess health education knowledge at the entry and advanced level.

Contact: National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, , 1541 Alta Drive, Suite 303, Whitehall, PA 18052-5642, Telephone: (484)223-0770 Secondary Telephone: (888) 624-3248 Fax: (484) 223-0799, (800) 813-0727 E-mail: admin@nchec.org Web Site: http://www.nchec.org $60.00 plus shipping and handling.

Keywords: Certification, Competence, Continuing education, Health education, Professional standards review, Professional training, Resources for professionals, Self assessment, Work force

U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Division of MCH Workforce Development. 2015. Self-assessment. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Health Information Group,

Annotation: This resource is designed to help students and professionals use the Maternal and Child (MCH) Leadership Competencies. The competencies represent a set of skills desirable for practice that professionals may want to possess as they work to protect and improve the health of MCH populations. The self-assessment can help students and professionals determine their level of knowledge and skill with respect to each of the domains that comprise the MCH competencies, and can serve as a starting point for identifying professional development needs and developing training plans. A brochure and video describing the self-assessment are also available. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Health Information Group at Georgetown University, McCourt School of Public Policy, Box 571271, Washington, DC 20057-1272, E-mail: richarjt@georgetown.edu Web Site: http://www.healthinfogroup.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Competency based education, Leadership, Program planning, Resources for professionals, Self evaluation, Staff development, Training, Work force

Littrell J. 2015. Human trafficking in America's schools. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, 13 pp.

Annotation: This guide is designed to assist school officials in understanding how human trafficking impacts schools; recognizing the indicators of possible child trafficking; and developing policies, protocols, and partnerships to address and prevent the exploitation of children. Topics include child sex trafficking, child labor trafficking, deconstructing perceptions and a victim-centered approach, risk factors and predictors, what to do about suspected trafficking, recruitment, impact on learning environment, and community involvement. The guide contains a sample protocol for school districts and describes U.S. government entities combating human trafficking, publications and resources, training, services, and terms and definitions.

Contact: National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments, American Institutes for Research, 1000 Thomas Jefferson Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20007, Telephone: (202) 403-5000 Fax: (202) 403-5001 Web Site: http://safesupportivelearning.ed.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Child labor, Child sexual abuse, Community action, Learning, Policy development, Protective factors, Protocols, Public private partnerships, Resources for professionals, Risk factors, School age children, Schools, Training

National Academy for State Health Policy. 2015. Bridging medical and oral health care: Case studies. Portland, ME: National Academy for State Health Policy, 2 v.

Annotation: These resources comprise two case studies of initiatives to train health professionals to assess oral health conditions, implement an integrated medical and dental electronic record system, and incorporate oral health into system reforms. Links to resources that describe technological, financial, and educational approaches to bridging oral health and the health care system are included.

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: Assessment, Case studies, Electronic communications, Health care reform, Interdisciplinary approach, Medical records, Oral health, Records management, Resources for professionals, Service integration, Systems development, Training

University of Washington, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation. 2015. Global Burden of Disease (GBD). Seattle, WA: University of Washington, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, multiple items.

Annotation: This resource provides information and resources on the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study (GBD), an effort to measure epidemiological levels and trends worldwide. Contents include data, data visualizations, publications, videos, news and events, and training.

Contact: University of Washington, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, 2301 Fifth Avenue, Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98121, Telephone: (206) 897-2800 Fax: (206) 897-2899 E-mail: comms@healthmetricsandevaluation.org Web Site: http://www.healthmetricsandevaluation.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Collaboration, Data sources, Epidemiology, Injuries, International health, Measures, Multimedia, Research, Resources for professionals, Risk factors, Training, Trends

Bertness J. 2015. Ethics and professionalism: Professional resource brief (upd. ed.). Washington, DC: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, multiple items.

Annotation: This brief is designed to assist the Title V work force in improving their knowledge and skills related to the maternal and child leadership competency, ethics and professionalism. Contents include a definition of ethical behavior and professionalism and descriptions of related websites, materials, and trainings. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, Georgetown University, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.ncemch.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Competence, Leadership, Professional ethics, Resource materials, Resources for professionals, Title V programs, Training

Bertness J. 2015. Communication: Professional rrofessional resource brief (upd. ed.). Washington, DC: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, multiple items.

Annotation: This brief is designed to assist the Title V work force in improving their knowledge and skills related to the maternal and child leadership competency, communication. Contents include a definition of communication and descriptions of related websites, materials, and trainings. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, Georgetown University, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.ncemch.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Communication skills, Competence, Leadership, Resource materials, Resources for professionals, Title V programs, Training

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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.