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U.S. Head Start Bureau. n.d.. The best start—Head Start: Regional resource centers—Your partners in quality. Washington, DC: U.S. Head Start Bureau, 1 p.

Annotation: This brochure offers a brief overview of Head Start's Regional Resource Centers. It also provides a listing of the resource center network in each of the 10 regions and in the Migrant and Native American Programs.

Contact: U.S. Office of Head Start, 370 L'Enfant Promenade, S.W., Washington, DC 20447, Telephone: (202) 205-8347 Fax: (202) 260-9336 Web Site: http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ohs Available at no charge.

Keywords: American Indians, Federal programs, Head Start, Migrants

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Rees J. n.d.. Lunchtime experience at Head Start. Seattle, WA: University of Washington, 1 videotape (8:45 minutes).

Contact: University of Washington, Child Development and Mental Retardation Center, Box 357920, Seattle, WA 98195-7920, Telephone: 206-543-7701 Contact Phone: (206) 685-1266 E-mail: chdd@u.washington.edu Web Site: http://depts.washington.edu/chdd/ $60.00.

Keywords: Audiovisual materials, Child nutrition, Federal programs, Head Start, Nutrition programs, Videotapes

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Chapel Hill Training-Outreach Project. n.d.. EPSDT and Head Start. Chapel Hill, NC: Chapel Hill Training-Outreach Project, 51 slides, 1 cassette.

Annotation: This set of slides and audiocassette reviews the major steps that administrators in Head Start programs can take to coordinate their efforts with the EPSDT program. It encourages interagency collaboration to avoid the duplication of efforts while still providing adequate health services for children. These materials indicate various steps administrators can take to prepare for meetings with the state EPSDT administrators.

Keywords: Audiovisual materials, Children, EPSDT, Federal programs, Head Start, Health services, Service coordination, Slides

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service. n.d.. [Medical health services slides]. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, 36 color slides.

Annotation: This set of slides addresses the distribution of medical services in rural areas. The goals of the Rural Health Initiative are highlighted.

Keywords: Audiovisual materials, Federal programs, Health services delivery, Rural health, Slides

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Mandel CR, Hutchins VL. n.d.. Maternal and Child Health Block Grant legislative history, Vol. 1: 1981. Arlington, VA: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, ca. 250 pp.

Annotation: This notebook binder contains an assemblage of documents from 1981 on the consolidation of seven federal categorical programs into one maternal and child health services block grant. The documents include (1) a summary; (2) Public Law 97-35, Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant Act; (3) an interpretation regarding the termination of certain grants; (4) final rules on the implementation of block grants; (5) House bill 3982; (6) Senate bill 79-492; (7) Senate report 1377; (8) conference report; (9-10) comparison of the House and Senate bills by the Association of State and Territorial MCH and Crippled Children Directors and by the American Academy of Pediatrics; (11) an additional conference report; (12) an excerpt from the Congressional Record; and (13) a work group memo regarding definitions to accompany the MCHS block grant act.

Contact: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 Fax: (202) 784-9777 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: http://www.mchlibrary.org Available for loan.

Keywords: Block grants, Federal MCH programs, History, Social Security Act, Title V

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Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs. n.d.. The Title V Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant works for children with special health care needs and their families. [Washington, DC]: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, 2 pp.

Annotation: This fact sheet describes how the Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant delivers services to children with special health needs and their families. In each topical area, it notes in general how the block grant supports the particular service and describes particular state programs in more detail. The topics highlighted include the coordination of care and case management, early intervention program, and improving the availability of community-based preventive and primary care services. The fact sheet also includes quotations from national figures that underscore the significance of the block grant program.

Contact: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, 2030 M Street, N.W., Suite 350, Washington, DC 20036, Telephone: (202) 775-0436 Fax: (202) 775-0061 E-mail: info@amchp.org Web Site: http://www.amchp.org Price unknown.

Keywords: Access to care, Block grants, Children with special health care needs, Early intervention programs, Federal MCH programs, Preventive health services, Primary care, Service coordination, Social Security Act, Title V, State MCH programs

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West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau of Public Health, Office of Maternal and Child Health. n.d.. Did you know—Help is available with the costs of health care for pregnant women and children with special health needs: A guide to the funding sources that will pay for medical services. Charleston, WV: West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Office of Maternal and Child Health, 73 pp.

Annotation: This directory identifies programs administered by the West Virginia state government that provide financial support for pregnant women and children with special health needs; it is for the use of intermediaries that assist families find financial assistance. The entries are arranged topically under the administering agency; each provides an overview of the types of services provided and contact information. Services described include: EPSDT, pediatric health services, the early intervention project, the Right from the Start Project, Medicaid, and Supplemental Security Income for Children with Disabilities, among others. Other chapters address common questions about billing and support services for families of children with special needs.

Contact: West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Office of Maternal, Child and Family Health, State Capitol Complex, Building 3, Room 206, Charleston, WV 25305, Telephone: (304) 558-0684 Contact Phone: (304) 558-5388 Fax: (304) 558-1130 Web Site: http://www.wvdhhr.org/mcfh Single copies available at no charge.

Keywords: Access to health care, Children, Children with special health care needs, Federal programs, Financial support, Low income groups, Pregnant women, State programs, West Virginia

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Tunick FL, Butterweck JE, Landman PD. n.d.. Parental evaluation of health care delivery in a children and youth project. Minneapolis, MN: [University of Minnesota, School of Public Health], Systems Development Project , 9 pp. (Comment series no: 0-7 (31))

Annotation: The purpose of this paper is to describe a method used to assess community acceptance of a program to deliver comprehensive health care to children of low income families in New York City and to report the results. This paper is produced as part of the documentation and assessment of the effect of P.L. 89-97, Title II. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Keywords: Children and Youth Projects, Comprehensive health care, Federal MCH programs, Low income groups, New York, Program evaluation, Program evaluation, Questionnaires

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Haugen IH. n.d.. A comparison between the social work profession and the nursing profession: Philosophy, theory and practice. Minneapolis, MN: [University of Minnesota, School of Public Health], Systems Development Project , 25 pp. (Comment series no: 0-10 (34))

Annotation: This paper compares the philosophy, theory and practice of nursing and social work to find to what extent overlapping, similarities, and divergencies may exist between them. This paper is produced as part of the documentation and assessment of the effect of P.L. 89-97, Title II. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Keywords: Federal MCH programs, Children and Youth Projects, Nurses, Program evaluation, Social workers

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Williams JR (Ed.), Mount Zion Hospital and Medical Center, Comprehensive Child Care Project Staff. n.d.. Mount Zion survey: Housing, nutrition, education. Minneapolis, MN: [University of Minnesota, School of Public Health], Systems Development Project , 17 pp. (Comment series no: 1-5 (37))

Annotation: This paper reports a survey to make the Mount Zion Hospital and Medical Center, Comprehensive Child Care Project Staff knowledgeable and able to support all expressions of concern with substantive information. The survey among a sample of project families attempted to delineate the family's housing situation in regard to space, safety and sanitation; the nutritional status in regard to availability of food, shopping practices and dietary intake; and the children's educational placement and experiences in school and the parents' perception of the schools. The survey is also designed to document the adequacy and effectiveness of existing social services and agencies in the community to deal with these problems. This paper is produced as part of the documentation and assessment of the effect of P.L. 89-97, Title V. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Keywords: Children and Youth Projects, Comprehensive health care, Educational factors, Federal MCH programs, Housing, Nutritional status, Program evaluation, Social services, Surveys, Title V programs

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