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Minnesota Department of Health, Section of Maternal and Child Health, Section of Industrial Health. n.d.. Suggested policies for pregnant women. Minneapolis, MN: Minnesota Department of Health, Section of Industrial Health, 2 pp.

Annotation: This pamphlet lists suggested policies for employment of pregnant women. The first section discusses a medical statement upon diagnosis of pregnancy. The second section discusses continued employment. The third section discusses leaves of absence.

Keywords: Employment, Minnesota, Parental leave, Pregnant women

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Minnesota Sudden Infant Death Center. n.d.. SIDS and the child care provider. Minneapolis, MN: Minnesota Sudden Infant Death Center, 2 pp.

Annotation: This brochure provides guidelines to help reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) in child care settings. It provides an overview of SIDS; a description of safe sleep practices for infants; and the rules that apply in the state of Minnesota when a death occurs in a child care setting. The brochure also describes sources of support and services that are available to providers who have lost an infant due to SIDS.

Contact: Minnesota Sudden Infant Death Center, Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, 2525 Chicago Avenue South; MS-50-2165, Minneapolis, MN 55404, Telephone: (612) 813-6285 Secondary Telephone: (800) 72-3812 Fax: (612) 813-7344 Web Site: http://www.childrensmn.org/patientfamily/family-services-a-resources/sid-center/the-minnesota-sudden-infant-death-center Available from the website.

Keywords: Child care, Child care workers, Infants, Minnesota, Prevention, SIDS, Safety, State legislation

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Hellerstedt WL. 2014. Reproductive and sexual health: Public health approaches. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Center for Leadership Education in Maternal and Child Public Health, 24 pp. (Healthy Generations Winter/Spring 2014)

Annotation: This volume of Healthy Generations profiles public health programs and professionals who provide reproductive health services to adolescents and adults, women and men. Topics include state-level efforts to address chlamydia and promote preconception health in Minnesota, to integrate mental health services into family planning clinics in North Dakota, and to assess performance measures for contraceptive use in Iowa. Additional topics include incarceration and parenthood and long-acting reversible contraception and fertility. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, West Bank Office Building, 1300 S. Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454-1015, Telephone: (612) 624-1818 Fax: (612) 624-0315 Web Site: http://sph.umn.edu/epi Available from the website.

Keywords: Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, Reproductive health, Sexual health, State programs

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Antonishak J, Finley C, Suellentrop K. 2014. Implementing an evidence-based pregnancy prevention program for youth in out-of-home care: Lessons learned from five implementing agencies. Washington, DC: National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, 6 pp.

Annotation: This report offers guidance and promising practices for implementing the adapted Making Proud Choices (MPCs) curriculum for youth in out-of-home care. Contents include lessons learned from implementation of the program in the following five geographically- and organizationally-diverse teams: Alameda County (California), Hawaii, Minnesota, North Carolina, and Rhode Island. Topics include creating partnerships, identifying gaps and special needs, measuring fidelity, and sustainability.

Contact: National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, 1776 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., Suite 200, Washington, DC 20036, Telephone: (202) 478-8500 Fax: (202) 478-8588 E-mail: campaign@teenpregnancy.org Web Site: http://www.thenationalcampaign.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescent pregnancy, California, Hawaii, Measures, Minnesota, Model programs, North Carolina, Prevention programs, Public private partnerships, Residential care, Rhode Island, Sustainability

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Wilder Research. 2014. 2012 Minnesota Homeless Study: Homeless children and their families. Saint Paul, MN: Amherst H. Wilder Foundation, 15 pp.

Annotation: This report presents findings on children and their families who are homeless or living in temporary housing programs in Minnesota. Contents include trends on the number of families who are homeless and the number of people in families in sheltered and unsheltered settings. Additional topics include ages of children who are homeless; race and ethnicity of parents who are homeless; children's health, nutrition, and mental health; children's education; parent's housing history and access to housing; parent health and disabilities; and employment and income of parents. A discussion of the need for affordable housing and supportive services is included.

Contact: Amherst H. Wilder Foundation, 451 Lexington Parkway North, Saint Paul, MN 55104, Telephone: (651) 280-2000 Web Site: http://www.wilder.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Children, Families, Family characteristics, Health status, Homeless persons, Homelessness, Housing, Learning, Minnesota, Parents, School attendance, Shelters, State surveys, Statistical data, Trends

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Gesko D, Assael L, Kelso M, Helgeson M, Williard M. 2014. Working with dental therapists. Philadelphia, PA: Pew Charitable Trusts, 4 videos.

Annotation: This video series describes the role of dental therapists in helping to lower costs and increase access to oral health care in Alaska and Minnesota. Topics include oral health status, increasing costs and declining demand for services, dental therapy education and training, and how dental therapists are working with other oral health professionals in both urban and rural settings.

Contact: Pew Charitable Trusts, One Commerce Square, 2005 Market Street, Suite 1700, Philadelphia, PA 19103-7077, Telephone: (215) 575-9050 Fax: (215) 575-4939 E-mail: info@pewtrusts.org Web Site: http://www.pewtrusts.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Dental care, Minnesota, Multimedia, Oral health, Professional education, Professional training, Rural population, State programs, Teamwork, Videos, Work force

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Minnesota Department of Health, Oral Health Program. 2013. Minnesota oral health plan: Advancing optimal oral health for all Minnesotans, 2013-2018. St, Paul, MN: Minnesota Department of Health, Oral Health Program, 48 pp. (exec summ. 10 pp.)

Annotation: This report describes the oral health plan for 2013–2018 for the state of Minnesota. It discusses the importance of oral health for overall health and identifies both barriers to and solutions for improving oral health. Contents include a review of the burden of oral disease in children, adolescents, adults, and older adults, including oral congenital abnormalities, cancer, and other diseases and conditions. Also included are discussions of financing; the state infrastructure; and priority areas including prevention and education, health care integration and access to oral health care, and surveillance.

Contact: Minnesota Department of Health, P.O. Box 64975, St. Paul, MN 55164-0975, Telephone: (651) 201-5000 Secondary Telephone: (888) 345-0823 Web Site: http://www.health.state.mn.us Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Barriers, Health care financing, Minnesota, Needs assessment, Oral health, Population surveillance, State initiatives, Strategic plans

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Minnesota Department of Health. 2013. Infant mortality in Minnesota: A summary of statistics, activities, and past work group recommendations-Region V Infant Mortality Summit. [St. Paul, MN]: Minnesota Department of Health, 35 pp.

Annotation: This report describes a summit in March 2013 to address the infant mortality problem in Minnesota, particularly racial and ethnic disparities in infant mortality, and to lay a foundation for the development of a comprehensive plan by the Minnesota Department of Health and its partners to further reduce infant mortality. Section 1 provides an overview of infant mortality in Minnesota by putting into context the significant racial and ethnic infant mortality disparities that exist in the state. Sections 2 and 3 highlight infant mortality rates by selected infant and maternal characteristics. Section 4 addresses selected maternal behaviors linked to infant mortality such as smoking and alcohol consumption.

Contact: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, Parklawn Building, Room 18-05, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (301) 443-2170 Secondary Telephone: (800) 311-BABY (311-2229) Web Site: http://www.mchb.hrsa.gov Available from the web site.

Keywords: Alcohol use during pregnancy, Drug use during pregnancy, Ethnic factors, Infant death, Infant mortality, Minnesota, Prenatal influences, Racial factors, Risk factors, State initiatives

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Kim FM. 2013. Economic viability of dental therapists. Boston, MA: Community Catalyst, 13 pp.

Annotation: This report assesses the work of dental health aide therapists (DHATs) in Alaska and dental therapists (DTs) in Minnesota, including time spent on different categories of procedures, characteristics of the population base served, and overall cost to practices of employing DHATs and DTs. Data on procedure types (evaluation and assessment, preventive, restorative, and other) that DHATs and DTs perform and on revenue that DHATs and DTs generate are presented in a series of charts throughout the document. The report concludes with a summary table showing the distribution of procedures and generated revenue.

Contact: Community Catalyst, 30 Winter Street, 10th Floor, Boston, MA 02108, Telephone: (617) 338-6035 Fax: (617) 451-5838 E-mail: restuccia@communitycatalyst.org Web Site: http://www.communitycatalyst.org Available from the web site.

Keywords: Alaska, Case studies, Dental care, Economic factors, Minnesota, Oral health, State programs, Statistical data, Work force

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Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services, Brain Injury Association of Virgina. 2013. Virginia collaborative policy summit on brain injury and juvenile justice: Proceedings report. Henrico, VA: Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services, 31 pp.

Annotation: These proceedings document a national policy summit held on June 13-14, 2012, in Richmond, Virginia, to convene leaders involved in identifying and supporting youth with traumatic brain injury (TBI) in the juvenile justice system. The purpose of the summit was to share information, resources, and effective screening and intervention strategies to improve TBI services within states and move toward achieving a consistent national approach to screening and intervention. Contents include a participant list; background information about brain injury; the summit agenda; state project overviews including current status and identification and screening procedures; information from small group discussions on evaluation and screening, education and outreach, and treatment and intervention; and information from peer group discussions on policy implications. Recommendations for policy and future study are included. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services, 8004 Franklin Farms Drive, Henrico, VA 23229-5019, Telephone: (800) 552-5019 Secondary Telephone: (800) 552-9950 E-mail: dars@dars.virginia.gov Web Site: http://www.vadrs.org Available from the web site.

Keywords: Adolescents, Head injuries, Minnesota, National initiatives, Nebraska, Program improvement, Public development, Screening, Service coordination, State programs, Texas, Utah, Virginia



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