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Displaying records 21 through 40 (224 total).

Creative Associates International. 2016. SDG Youth Action Mapper. Washington, DC: Creative Associates International, 1 v.

Annotation: This mobile app/platform is designed to help youth and others make progress towards the 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDB) through mapping, mobilization, and measurement. Topics include ending poverty and hunger, good health, quality education, gender equality, clean water and sanitation, renewable energy, good jobs and economic growth, innovation and infrastructure, reduced inequalities, sustainable cities and communities, responsible consumption, climate action, life in water and on land, peace and justice, and partnerships. Contents include portals for groups and organizations to document opportunities for taking action and for reporting progress towards SDG goals. A video on how to use the app/platform and a toolkit for organizing communities are also available.

Contact: Creative Associates International, 5301 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20015, Telephone: (202) 966-5804 Contact E-mail: JacquiD@creativedc.com Web Site: https://www.creativeassociatesinternational.com/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Communities, Community action, Goals, Information systems, Maps, Mobile application, Multimedia, Online systems, Outreach, Sustainability, Youth

American Academy of Pediatrics. 2016. Campaign for Dental Health. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, multiple items.

Annotation: These resources for the public and policymakers provide evidence-based information and tools to promote and protect access to community water fluoridation and other preventive strategies. Contents include a primer on the fluoride debate, answers to fluoridation questions, tools for sustaining or initiating fluoridation in a community, materials to give decision-makers, public education materials, and presentations. Topics include children's oral health and fluoride, communities supporting fluoride, facts about fluoride, fluoride and public health, fluoride in the news, fluoride and access to care, partners, and what the experts say about fluoride. Infographics, posters, and videos are included. Many resources are available in English and Spanish.

Contact: American Academy of Pediatrics, Campaign for Dental Health, 345 Park Boulevard, Itasca, IL 60143, Telephone: (847) 434-4000 Fax: (847) 434-8000 E-mail: fluoride@aap.org Web Site: http://www.ilikemyteeth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Advocacy, Children, Community health services, Fluorides, Multimedia, Oral health, Preventive health services, Public awareness campaign materials, Public health infrastructure, Spanish language materials, Water

Hecht A, Buck S, Patel A. 2016. Water first: A toolkit for promoting water intake in community settings. Battle Creek, MI: W. K. Kellogg Foundation, 2 items.

Annotation: This guide is designed to help communities prevent dental caries and obesity by promoting drinking water as an alternative to sugar- sweetened beverages. Contents include strategies for building a team and defining and spreading the message in child care facilities, clinics, parks, schools, and other community-based settings. A two-page fact sheet is also available.

Keywords: Communities, Dental caries, Disease prevention, Fluid intake, Health promotion, Multimedia, Obesity, Oral health, Prevention programs, Program development, Program planning, Public awareness campaigns, Public health education, Public private partnerships, Water

American Dental Association. 2016. Oral health topics: Dental sealants. Chicago, IL: American Dental Association, multiple items.

Annotation: These resources for oral health professionals and others focus on the safety and use of dental sealants in children and adolescents. Topics include types of sealants, evidence, and common misperceptions. Contents include infographics about sealant safety and how sealants work that are designed to be downloaded and shared on social media networks. Additional resources for professionals, including educational handouts to share with clients, are also provided.

Contact: American Dental Association, 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611-2678, Telephone: (312) 440-2500 Fax: (312) 440-7494 E-mail: info@ada.org Web Site: http://www.ada.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Children, Consumer education materials, Dental care, Dental sealants, Health care utilization, Multimedia, Preventive health services, Safety

Safety Net Medical Home Initiative. 2016. Organized, evidence-based care: Oral health integration. Seattle, WA: Safety Net Medical Home Initiative, multiple items.

Annotation: These resources provide guidance for primary care practices on providing evidence-based oral health care that is intended to optimize patients’ health. Contents include an executive summary, an implementation guide, a video, and a white paper. Topics include implementing an oral-health-care-delivery framework that includes conducting an oral health screening, offering brief interventions, and coordinating referral to a dentist as needed. Field-testing results and case examples are provided.

Contact: Safety Net Medical Home Initiative, Qualis Health, P.O. Box 33400, Seattle, WA 98133-9700, Telephone: (800) 949-7536 Secondary Telephone: (800) 833-6384 Fax: (206) 368-2419 Web Site: http://www.safetynetmedicalhome.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Health care delivery, Intervention, Multimedia, Oral health, Preventive health services, Primary care, Program coordination, Referrals, Screening, Service integration

National Center for Medical Home Implementation. 2016. Thinking outside the box: How to advance health equity and care quality in the pediatric medical home. Elk Grove Village, IL: National Center for Medical Home Implementation, multiple items.

Annotation: This 3-part webinar series provides pediatric clinicians, Title V programs, families, and others with tools, resources, and strategies to enhance the patient and family experience in the pediatric medical home. This includes, but is not limited to, the experience of diverse, vulnerable and medically underserved populations. Topics include how to build cultural competence and humility, how to foster effective communication with patients and families, and how to understand and address social factors that shape child health. The presenters' slides, webinar recordings, audience questions, and an implicit association test are included. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Resource Center for Patient/Family-Centered Medical Home, American Academy of Pediatrics, 345 Park Boulevard, Itasca, IL 60143, Telephone: (847) 434-7605 Secondary Telephone: (800) 433-9016, ext. 7605 Web Site: https://medicalhomeinfo.aap.org/Pages/default.aspx Available from the website.

Keywords: Communication skills, Cultural competence, Cultural diversity, Family centered care, Medical home, Multimedia, Pediatric care, Social bias

Dowell D, Haegerich TM, Chou R. 2016. CDC guideline for prescribing opioids for chronic pain–United States, 2016. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report: Recommendations and Reports 65(1):1–49,

Annotation: This guideline provides recommendations for primary care clinicians who are prescribing opioids for chronic pain outside of active cancer treatment, palliative care, and end-of-life care. The guidelines address (1) when to initiate or continue opioids for chronic pain; (2) opioid selection, dosage, duration, follow-up, and discontinuation; and (3) assessing risk and addressing harms of opioid use. A checklist for prescribing opioids for chronic pain and a website with additional tools to guide clinicians in implementing the recommendations are also available.

Contact: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 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 Available from the website.

Keywords: Chronic pain, Guidelines, Multimedia, Opiates, Primary care, Training

Procter and Gamble Company. 2016. Children's oral health. Cincinnati, OH: Procter and Gamble Company, multiple items.

Annotation: These public-awareness-campaign materials are designed for use during Children’s Dental Health Month (February) to encourage good oral health for children of all ages. Contents include activity sheets; a guide for parents; a poster for displaying in an office waiting room; a certificate to present to children; tools for classroom educators (customizable letter and teacher’s guide); and classroom resources, including lesson plans, demos and videos, and frequently asked questions.

Contact: Procter and Gamble Company, Cincinnati, OH Telephone: (800) 543-2577 Web Site: http://www.dentalcare.com Available from the website.

Keywords: Children, Consumer education materials, Curriculum development, Learning, Multimedia, Oral health, Oral hygiene, Prevention programs, Primary prevention, Program development, Program planning, Public awareness campaign materials, Teaching

International Association of Dental Traumatology. 2016. Information for patients. International Association of Dental Traumatology, multiple items.

Annotation: This mobile app and poster provide information for parents and other caregivers about oral injuries, including how to prevent oral trauma in primary teeth, what to do in case of a fall that affects permanent teeth, and what to do if a permanent tooth is broken or knocked out. The app is available in Arabic, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Northern Sami, Norwegian Bokmal, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish, and Turkish. The poster is available in Arabic, Bulgarian, Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Slovenian, Spanish, Tamil, Turkish, and Vietnamese.

Contact: International Association of Dental Traumatology, RES Seminars Inc., 4425 Cass Street, Suite A, San Diego, CA 92019, E-mail: IADT@iadt-dentaltrauma.org Web Site: https://www.iadt-dentaltrauma.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Consumer education materials, Critical care, Dental care, Emergency medical services, Falls, First aid, Injuries, Injury prevention, International health, Mobile applications, Multimedia, Non English language materials, Oral health, Outcome and process assessment, Posters, Safety, Trauma care

McMillen Health. 2016. Healthy baby teeth for children with special needs. Fort Wayne, IN: McMillen Health, 38 pp.

Annotation: This flip chart is designed to be used by early interventionists, home visitors, and others who work with parents of children with special needs from prenatal through childhood. Pages correspond to the age of the child, a specific stage, or a specific disability. Links to short videos are provided and free parent handouts are available online.

Contact: McMillen Health, 600 Jim Kelley Boulevard, Fort Wayne, IN 46816, Telephone: (888) 240-7268 Secondary Telephone: (260) 456-4511 Web Site: http://mcmillenhealth.org

Keywords: Curricula, Dental caries, Dental hygiene, Early childhood education, Health behavior, Health education, Home visiting, Infants, Multimedia, Oral health, Parents, Prevention programs, School readiness, Spanish language materials, Training, Young children

First 5 Contra Costa Children and Families Commission, Healthy+Active Before 5. 2015–. Sugar Bites. Concord, CA: First 5 Contra Costa Children and Families Commission, multiple items.

Annotation: These brochures, posters, videos, and web graphics are part of a public-awareness campaign aimed at preventing the development of chronic diseases by encouraging parents to choose water for young children instead of drinks that are high in sugar. The resources focus on reducing children’s risk for obesity, dental caries, and diabetes by reducing their consumption of flavored milk, juice drinks, soda, and sports drinks. The resources are available in English and in Spanish.

Contact: First 5 Contra Costa Children and Families Commission, 1485 Civic Court, Suite 1200, Concord, CA 94520, Telephone: (925) 771-7300 Web Site: http://www.first5coco.org Available from the website.

Keywords: California, Chronic illnesses and disabilities, Consumer education materials, Dental caries, Disease prevention, Fluid intake, Food consumption, Local initiatives, Multimedia, Nutrition, Obesity, Oral health, Public awareness campaigns, Resource materials, Risk factors, Spanish language materials, Sugar, Water, Young children

Minnesota Oral Health Project. 2015–. Crush Cavities!. Minneapolis, MN: Minnesota Oral Health Project, multiple items.

Annotation: These resources are designed to help primary care health professionals and others understand the etiology of dental caries and caregivers’ role in preventing caries in infants, children, and adolescents from birth to age 21. Contents include information and resources on finding a physician or dentist, getting care when the first tooth erupts, applying fluoride varnish as part of well-child care, practicing good oral hygiene, and consuming healthy foods and drinks. Additional contents include a press release and a governor’s proclamation; public service announcements in English, Hmong, Karen, Lao, Portuguese, Somali, Spanish, and Vietnamese; and frequently asked questions. A video for parents about fluoride varnish is also available.

Contact: Minnesota Oral Health Project, c/o University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, E-mail: MNOralHealthProject@gmail.com Web Site: http://www.minnesotaoralhealthproject.com Available from the website.

Keywords: Advocacy, Community based services, Dental care, Fluorides, Health promotion, Infants, Local initiatives, Low income groups, Low literacy materials, Minnesota, Multimedia, Non English language materials, Nutrition, Oral health, Outreach, Preventive health services, Primary care, Public awareness campaigns, Public service announcements, Spanish language materials, Young children

Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors. 2015. ASTDD basic screening survey for children planning and implementation tool [upd.]. Reno, NV: Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors, multiple items.

Annotation: This toolkit provides information and resources for planning and conducting an oral health screening of preschool- and school-age children. Contents include a manual, examiner training slides and videos, a guide for screeners, and reference documents. The manual and examiner training videos are available in English and Spanish.

Contact: Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors, 3858 Cashill Boulevard, Reno, NV 89509, Telephone: (775) 626-5008 Fax: (775) 626-9268 E-mail: info@astdd.org Web Site: http://www.astdd.org $10 (includes shipping and handling).

Keywords: Dental caries, Health screening, Health surveys, Multimedia, Needs assessment, Oral health, School age children, Spanish language materials, Young children

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Children's Health Protection. 2015. Healthy schools, healthy kids. Washington, DC: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Children's Health Protection, multiple items.

Annotation: These resources are designed to help individuals and families, states, and communities establish, maintain, or enhance a school environmental health program. Topics include how school environments can impact child performance and health, opting for environmentally-friendly transportation, assessing and improving air and water quality, reducing chemical exposures, and improving the performance of school buildings. Contents include information on student curricula; national programs; and regional, tribal, state, and local resources for engaging communities in activities to improve children's health and safety. Additional contents include law, regulation, and policy resources; guidelines; and a software tool for conducting assessments, and tracking and managing health issues.

Contact: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Children's Health Protection, Room 2512 Ariel Rios North, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Mail Code 1107-T, Washington, DC 20004, Telephone: (202) 564-2188 Fax: (202) 564-2733 Web Site: http://www2.epa.gov/children Available from the website.

Keywords: Community participation, Consumer education materials, Curricula, Environmental health, Model programs, Multimedia, Regional planning, Resources for professionals, School age children, School health, School health programs, Students

Lee H, Warren A, Gill L. 2015. Cheaper, faster, better: Are state administrative data the answer? The Mother and Infant Home Visiting Program Evaluation-Strong Start second annual report. Washington, DC: U.S. Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation, 3 items. (OPRE report 2015-09)

Annotation: This report details the Mother and Infant Home Visiting Program Evaluation-Strong Start (MIHOPE-Strong Start) process of acquiring administrative vital records and Medicaid data from 20 states and more than 40 state agencies. MIHOPE-Strong Start examines the effectiveness of home visiting services on improving birth and maternal health outcomes for women who are enrolled in Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), as well as their effectiveness at reducing costly health care encounters. The study relies on administrative data to measure infant and maternal health, health care use, and cost outcomes. The MIHOPE-Strong Start experience sheds light on the process of acquiring permission to access such data.

Contact: U.S. Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation, 370 L'Enfant Promenade, S.W., Seventh Floor West, Washington, DC 20447, Web Site: http://www.acf.hhs.gov/opre Available from the website.

Keywords: Administrative problems, Children's Health Insurance Program, Confidentiality, Costs, Data collection, Health care utilization, Health status, High risk mothers, Home visiting, Infants, Measures, Medicaid, Multimedia, Outcome and process assessment, Program evaluation

Early Head Start National Resource Center. 2015. OpenDoors: The home-based option–An interactive tool designed for the home-based option. Washington, DC: U.S. Office of Head Start, 1 v.

Annotation: This tool is designed to support the day-to-day work of Head Start home visitors and those who work with them. Users can explore the home visitor’s handbook and other resources in a multimedia format. Topics include child development and early learning; family engagement and relationships; health, safety, and nutrition; program management and supervision; and regulations. The tool is accessible via mobile phone and tablet and offers home visitors the opportunity to read, review, rate, save, and organize materials. A video tutorial is included.

Contact: Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center, Telephone: (866) 763-6481 E-mail: health@ecetta.info Web Site: https://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Head Start, Home visiting, Mobile applications, Multimedia, Resources for professionals

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

American Academy of Pediatrics, Campaign for Dental Health. 2015. Doctors and dentists are parents too and they support community water fluoridation. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, Campaign for Dental Health, multiple items.

Annotation: These images are designed to assist pediatricians and other supporters of community water fluoridation (CWF) in sharing information with parents. The images focus on the safety and effectiveness of CWF and can be downloaded and posted to a website or social media.

Contact: American Academy of Pediatrics, Campaign for Dental Health, 345 Park Boulevard, Itasca, IL 60143, Telephone: (847) 434-4000 Fax: (847) 434-8000 E-mail: fluoride@aap.org Web Site: http://www.ilikemyteeth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Advocacy, Child health, Communication, Consumer education, Fluorides, Multimedia, Oral health, Parents, Resources for professionals, Water

Longeway B, Hanson G. 2015. Call It Quits Referral Program: Connecting patients to tobacco cessation services. Plymouth, MN: Minnesota Oral Health Coalition, 1 video (41 min., 42 sec.)

Annotation: This video describes a statewide program to reduce smoking rates in Minnesota by making it easier for health professionals to refer their clients to tobacco-cessation counseling. Topics include why it is important for oral health professionals to address tobacco use with their clients.

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: Minnesota, Multimedia, Oral health, Preventive health services, Referrals, Resources for professionals, Smoking cessation, State programs, Tobacco use

TeethFirst!. 2015. Why early dental visits matter. Providence, RI: TeethFirst!, 1 video (4 min., 17 sec.)

Annotation: This video for parents explains the importance of the age 1 dental visit. Oral health professionals discuss good oral hygiene and nutrition and how early and regular professional oral health care can help to establish a positive professional-family relationship and healthy child development. The video is presented in English with Spanish subtitles.

Contact: TeethFirst!, Rhode Island KIDS COUNT, One Union Station, Providence, RI 02903, Telephone: (401) 351-9400 Fax: (401) 351-1758 E-mail: info@TeethFirstRI.org Web Site: http://www.teethfirstri.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Consumer education materials, Dental care, Dental caries, Disease prevention, Health promotion, Infant health, Infants, Multimedia, Oral health, Parent education, Preventive health visits, Spanish language materials, Videos

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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.