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Even Start. n.d.. Even Start family literacy program fact sheet. [Washington, DC]: U.S. Department of Education, Even Start Program Office, 7 pp.

Annotation: This fact sheet briefly explains the Even Start Family Literacy Program which is a family focused literacy program intended to improve the educational opportunities of the nation's children and adults by integrating early childhood education and adult education for parents into a unified program.

Keywords: Even Start, Literacy education, Program descriptions

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families. n.d.. Bringing it together: Head Start-state collaboration projects. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, 67 pp.

Annotation: This report provides an introduction to the Head Start-State Collaboration Projects, which involve Head Start in state planning and policy making efforts that affect low income children and families. It includes some fact sheets on the Collaboration Projects, project profiles and contact list, legislation regarding Head Start-State Collaboration Projects, and an excerpt from the report of the Advisory Committee on Head Start Quality and Expansion.

Contact: U.S. Administration for Children and Families, 370 L'Enfant Promenade, S.W., Washington, DC 20447, Telephone: (202) 401-9215 Secondary Telephone: (800) 422-4453 Web Site: http://www.acf.hhs.gov Price unknown.

Keywords: Collaboration, Early childhood education, Family support, Head Start, Low income groups, Policy development, Program descriptions, Public private partnerships, State initiatives, Statewide planning

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Shirley A, Orey M. n.d.. Jackson-Hinds school based adolescent health program: A community based education and intervention system. Jackson, MS: Lanier High School, 39 pp.

Annotation: This manual describes Jackson, Mississippi's Jackson-Hinds school based adolescent health program. It includes: 1) how the program was developed, 2) the services available (medical, dental, pregnancy prevention, health, counseling, prenatal, day care), 3) eligibility, 4) staffing, 5) clinic operations, and 6) staffing.

Keywords: Adolescent health services, Community based services, Mississippi, Program descriptions, Program development, School based clinics, School health

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U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. n.d.. TeamSpirit: A community-based youth leadership program to prevent the abuse of alcohol and other drugs. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 13 pp.

Annotation: This pamphlet introduces community leaders to the TeamSpirit program, a substance abuse prevention program for high school youth. It describes what type of program TeamSpirit is, why communities need it, how it works, who are the participants, and how it can be started locally.

Contact: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, S.E., West Building, Washington, DC 20590, Telephone: (888) 327-4236 Secondary Telephone: (800)424-9153 Contact Phone: (202) 366-2588 Web Site: http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov Price unknown.

Keywords: Adolescents, Alcohol abuse, Community programs, Program descriptions, Substance abuse prevention programs

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Allegheny County Health Department, Healthy Start Incorporated, and Family Health Council. n.d.. Family planning for a Healthy Start: Working together to reduce infant mortality in Pittsburgh/Allegheny County. Pittsburgh, PA: Allegheny County Health Department; Healthy Start, Incorporated; and Family Health Council, 16 pp.

Annotation: This booklet reviews the services provided by the Family Health Council to ensure that the goals of the Healthy Start program are achieved in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County. It underscores the role of family planning in reducing infant mortality, highlights the services of the family planning clinics, and reviews community education and outreach programs. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Keywords: Community health services, Contraception, Family planning, Health promotion, Healthy Start, Incarcerated women, Infant health, Infant mortality, Outreach, Peer education, Pennsylvania, Prevention programs, Program descriptions, Public service announcements, School health education

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Communities Can Coalition. n.d.. Is your community ready to implement systems reform: Communities Can—A national coalition of communities serving children with special needs and their families. (Draft text). Washington, DC: Georgetown University Child Development Center, 5 pp.

Annotation: This brochure describes the activities of the Communities Can Coalition. The coalition is a joint project of the U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau and the American Academy of Pediatrics; it was developed to promote the goals of the Communities Can Campaign. The brochure explains that the campaign identified, recognized, and studied communities that made efforts to provide family-centered, coordinated services in a community-based setting for children with special health needs. It explains how communities can join the coalition to continue developing such services and enumerates the benefits of membership in the coalition.

Contact: Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development, Georgetown University Box 571485, Washington, DC 20057-1485, Telephone: (202)687-5503 Secondary Telephone: (202)687-5000 Fax: (202) 687-8899 E-mail: gucdc@georgetown.edu Web Site: http://gucchd.georgetown.edu Price unknown.

Keywords: Children with special health care needs, Community based services, Family centered services, Health care systems, Program descriptions, Service coordination

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National Consortium on Alternatives for Youth at Risk. n.d.. Parent training. Sarasota, FL: National Consortium on Alternatives for Youth at Risk, 6 pp.

Annotation: This fact sheet describes Michigan's CHOICE program, a parent training and education program designed to help train parents of delinquent children on how to improve their parenting skills. It explains the reasons why CHOICE was created, the content of the program, and the present results.

Keywords: Adolescents, Juvenile delinquents, Michigan, Parent education programs, Parenting skills, Program descriptions

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Campion MJ. n.d.. Learning to be mum. (Order form). London, England: Arrowhead Productions; Frankfort, IL: Auburn Press, 1 videotape (30 minutes, VHS 1/2 inch).

Annotation: This order form promotes a videotape that documents the efforts of the Special Parenting Service, a British project that trains parents with learning disabilities. The videotape features some of the methods used by the service and includes the experiences of two families who have been helped by the service.

Keywords: Audiovisual materials, Educational materials, Learning disabilities, Parent education, Parenting, Parents with special health care needs, Program descriptions, Videotapes

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Jackson TA. n.d.. Day care services as administered under various auspices. New York, NY: Child Welfare League of America, 46 pp.

Annotation: This is a compilation of reports from selected child care agencies describing their programs. The reports illustrate the various administrations under which day care programs operate. The agencies reporting are the Children's Bureau of Los Angeles, Hudson Guild of New York City, Day Nursery Association of Cleveland, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese Association of Indianapolis, Jewish Day Nursery of Cleveland, and Day Care Association of Houston, Texas. The history and purpose, administrative structure, and program description are included in the reports.

Keywords: Child care centers, Program descriptions, Reports

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U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau. n.d.. Maternal and Child Health Training Program announcement of grant availability: Pediatric Pulmonary Centers. Rockville, MD: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 15 pp.

Annotation: This document announces the availability of the U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau grant for pediatric pulmonary centers. It explains how the grant is a maternal and child health block grant authorized by Title V of the Social Security Act and describes program requirements. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

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 Photocopy available at no charge.

Keywords: Block grants, Federal grants, Leadership, MCH training programs, Pediatric pulmonary care centers, Pediatric pulmonology, Program descriptions, Title V programs



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