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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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Buckley SJ. 2015. Hormonal physiology of childbearing: Evidence and implications for women, babies, and maternity care. Washington, DC: National Partnership for Women and Families, Childbirth Connection Programs, 225 pp.

Annotation: [in process] This report synthesizes evidence about innate hormonally-mediated processes in women and fetuses/newborns during childbearing, and possible impacts of common maternity care practices and interventions on these processes, focusing on four hormone systems that are consequential for childbearing. Topics include overarching themes and scope, physiologic onset of labor and scheduled birth, oxytocin, beta-endorphins, epinephrine-norepinephrine and related stress hormones, and prolactin. Recommendations to promote, support, and protect physiologic childbearing and resources for learning and improving practice are included.

Contact: National Partnership for Women and Families, Childbirth Connection Programs, 1875 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20009, E-mail: info@childbirthconnection.org Web Site: http://www.childbirthconnection.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Childbirth, Hormones, Maternal fetal exchange, Maternal health services, Model programs, Program improvement, Psychophysiology

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National Center for Medical Home Implementation. 2015. Building your medical home: An introduction to pediatric primary care transformation. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, Division of Children with Special Needs, 1 v.

Annotation: [in process] This resource provides direction, resources, and tools to pediatric medical home clinicians and practices seeking to advance their knowledge and understanding of the medical home concept as it relates to practice transformation. Contents include resources and strategies for starting medical home transformation, integrating key functions of a medical home into practice, and sustaining changes. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Center for Medical Home Implementation, American Academy of Pediatrics, Division of Children with Special Needs, 141 Northwest Point Boulevard, P.O. Box 747, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007, Telephone: (847) 434-7605 Secondary Telephone: (800) 433-9016, ext. 7605 Fax: (847) 228-7035 Web Site: http://www.medicalhomeinfo.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Children with special health care needs, Health care reform, Medical home, Model programs, Resources for professionals, Service integration, Sustainability

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Children's Partnership and the Pacific Center for Special Care. 2015. The virtual dental home. Santa Monico, CA: Children's Partnership, 2 pp.

Annotation: [in process] This document describes the Virtual Dental Home, a system that combines technological advances with innovations in work force to bring oral health care to children where they already spend time, such as at schools and Head Start sites. Topics include barriers to accessing oral health care among children in California, how the system works, client satisfaction and quality of care, and economic benefits. The document also provides information about efforts to advance state policy changes and educate stakeholders about how they can implement the Virtual Dental Home in their communities.

Contact: Children's Partnership, 1351 Third Street Promenade, Suite 206, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1321, Telephone: (310) 260-1220 Fax: (310) 260-1921 E-mail: frontdoor@childrenspartnership.org Web Site: http://www.childrenspartnership.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, California, Children, Dental care, Model programs, Oral health, Policy development, Statewide planning, Sustainability, Systems development, Technology, Work force



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