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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. n.d.. Prenatal care: A window of opportunity. Bethesda, MD: National Institute of Child Health and Child Development, 1 videotape (16 minutes, VHS).

Annotation: This educational videotape addresses the need for prenatal care among economically disadvantaged women. Model prenatal care programs across the country are highlighted.

Contact: Maternal and Child Health Library at 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. Document Number: HRSA Info. Ctr. MCHC085.

Keywords: Access to prenatal care, Audiovisual materials, Model programs, Poverty, Videotapes

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New York State Department of Health, Center for Community Health, Division of Epidemiology, Injury Control Program. n.d.. Violence prevention demonstration projects: Project summaries. Albany, NY: New York State Department of Health, Injury Control Program, 6 pp.

Annotation: This report summaries of five model programs in violence prevention supported by the New York State Department of Health. Several programs focus on training for youth and parents. Other topics addressed include mentoring, community service, mediation, conflict resolution, and rape crisis services.

Keywords: Model programs, New York, Violence prevention

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Chicago Breast Feeding Task Force. n.d.. Loving our children, loving ourselves: Mothers teaching mothers in Chicago's Breastfeeding, Peer Counselor Program. Chicago, IL: Illinois Department of Public Health, Illinois WIC Program, Chicago Breast Feeding Task Force, and Best Start, 1 videotape (36 minutes, VHS).

Annotation: The opening portion of this 36 minute video features a description of the Chicago Breast Feeding Task Force's Breastfeeding, Peer Counselor Program, based at Cook County Hospital. The Administrative Director, Rachel Abramson, provides program details and a discussion of the statistics which gave rise to the program, showing that economically disadvantaged mothers tend not to breastfeed. The second portion of the film features interviews with peer counselors in the program, and the third portion features comments by members of the administrative team commenting on the management of the program.

Keywords: Audiovisual materials, Breastfeeding, Breastfeeding promotion, Community health services, Hospitals, Model programs, Outreach, Peer counseling, Peer support programs, Programs, Videotapes

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Bogenschneider K, Small S, Riley D. n.d.. An ecological, risk-focused approach for addressing youth-at-risk issues. Chevy Chase, MD: National 4-H Center, 24 pp.

Annotation: This paper presents a prevention model to reduce problem behavior in adolescents by identifying risk factors and protective factors in an adolescent's environment and targeting gaps between the two at all stages of the adolescent's environmental system—individual, family, peers, school, work, and community. The paper reviews current research on risk and protective factors that influence the well being of youth and suggests implications of this research for developing comprehensive community based prevention programs.

Contact: National 4-H Council, 7100 Connecticut Avenue, Chevy Chase, MD 20815, Telephone: (301) 961-2800 E-mail: info@fourhcouncil.edu Web Site: http://www.fourhcouncil.edu

Keywords: Adolescent behavior, Community programs, Environmental influences, Models, Prevention programs, Protective factors, Risk factors

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Caring Program for Children. n.d.. Replication review. [Pittsburgh, PA]: Caring Program for Children, frequency unknown.

Annotation: This newsletter highlights efforts to replicate the Caring Program for Children in locations outside of western Pennsylvania were it originated; the program is a public-private partnership which provides primary health care to uninsured children who do not qualify for Medicaid coverage. The first issue of the newsletter contains articles on the 20th replication of the program in California, the role of improving children's access to health care and their health status as components of successful replications, and the expansion of the caring program to include oral health and to provide services for children with chronic illnesses. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Keywords: Access to health care, Child health, Corporate programs, Insurance, Local MCH programs, Medical assistance, Models, Newsletters, Primary care, Public private partnerships

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Konopka Institute for Best Practices in Adolescent Health. n.d.. Konopka Institute for Best Practices in Adolescent Health. Minneapolis, MN: Konopka Institute for Best Practices in Adolescent Health, 4 pp.

Annotation: This brochure describes plans for the Konopka Institute for Best Practices in Adolescent Health, a collaborative legislative initiative of the schools of medicine, public health, and nursing at the University of Minnesota. It describes current threats to adolescent health and efforts the institute will undertake to establish an education exchange between Minnesota youth-serving communities and the university and its students.

Contact: Konopka Institute for Best Practices in Adolescent Health, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Adolescent Health and Medicine, University of Minnesota, 717 Delaware Street SE, Third Floor West, Minneapolis, MN 55414-2959, Telephone: (612) 625-7137 Secondary Telephone: (800) 276-8642 Fax: (612) 626-2134 E-mail: konopka@umn.edu Web Site: http://www.konopka.umn.edu/

Keywords: Adolescent health, Information services, Model programs, Social services, Training

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Center for Mental Health in Schools. n.d.. Technical assistance sampler on: Using technology to address barriers to learning. Los Angeles, CA: Center for Mental Health in Schools, 75 pp.

Annotation: This report examines the use of technology to overcome barriers to learning. Topics include information systems management, multimedia aids to facilitate intervention, in situ and distance learning, and model programs and guides. A list of additional references is also included. [Funded in part by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Center for Mental Health in Schools, UCLA School Mental Health Project, Box 951563, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1563, Telephone: (310) 825-3634 Secondary Telephone: (866) 846-4843 Fax: (310) 206-8716 E-mail: smhp@ucla.edu Web Site: http://smhp.psych.ucla.edu Price unknown.

Keywords: Barriers, Education, Information systems, Intervention, Learning, Mental health, Model programs, Technology

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Adolescent Health and Family and Youth Services Bureau. 2014-. Teen pregnancy prevention evidence review. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 1 v.

Annotation: This website provides information and resources from an ongoing independent systematic review of the adolescent pregnancy prevention research to identify programs with evidence of effectiveness in reducing adolescent pregnancy, sexually transmitted infections, and associated sexual risk behaviors. The website includes information on study quality and program models that have demonstrated positive impacts on sexual risk behavior and sexual health outcomes. Contents include a searchable database of studies included in the review, information about the review process and how the review is conducted, publications written by the review team, answers to frequently asked questions, and contact information for the study team.

Contact: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, Hubert H. Humphrey Building, 200 Independence Avenue, S.W., Room 415 F, Washington, DC 20201, Web Site: http://aspe.hhs.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescent health, Adolescent pregnancy, Adolescents, Health behavior, Literature reviews, Prevention programs, Program models, Research methodology, Risk factors, Sexual health, Sexually transmitted diseases

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National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health. 2014. Best practices for comprehensive tobacco control programs. [Atlanta, GA]: National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health, 141 pp.

Annotation: This guide is designed to help states plan and establish comprehensive tobacco control programs. It describes an integrated programmatic structure for implementing interventions proven to be effective and provides the recommended level of state investment to reach these goals and to reduce tobacco use in each state. On the basis of evidence of effectiveness documented in the scientific literature and the experiences of state and local programs, the guide identifies the most effective population-based approaches with the following overarching components: state and community interventions, mass-reach health communication interventions, cessation interventions, surveillance and evaluation, infrastructure administration and management.

Contact: National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd., Atlanta, GA 30333, Telephone: (800) 232-4636 Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 Fax: E-mail: cdcinfo@cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco Available at no charge; also available from the website.

Keywords: Comprehensive programs, Intervention, Model programs, Population surveillance, Program descriptions, Program evaluation, Program management, Public health infrastructure, Smoking cessation, State programs, Tobacco

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Solomon-Fears C. 2014. Teenage pregnancy prevention: Statistics and programs. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service, 25 pp.

Annotation: This report provides statistics on teen pregnancy and births in the United States from 1950-2012, together with information on federal strategies and programs to reduce teen pregnancies. It reviews trends at both the state and national levels; discusses the financial and social costs of teen births; and discusses reasons for the fluctuation in adolescent birth rates over time. The report also describes federal strategies to reduce teen pregnancy during FY1998-FY2014 and includes descriptions of current federal pregnancy prevention programs. In conclusion, the report discusses evidence-based models based on evaluations of teen pregnancy prevention programs

Contact: Federation of American Scientists, 1725 DeSales Street, NW, Suite 600, Washington , DC 20036-4413, Telephone: (202) 546-3300 E-mail: fas@fas.org Web Site: http://www.fas.org Available from the web site.

Keywords: Adolescent pregnancy, Birth rates, Federal programs, Model programs, Pregnancy prevention, Reports, Statistics, Trends



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