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Child Care Law Center. n.d.. The Americans with Disabilities Act and child care: Information for parents. San Francisco, CA: Child Care Law Center, 2 pp.

Annotation: This brochure gives a brief overview of who is protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act, which child care programs must comply with the act, and what is expected of such child care providers.

Contact: Child Care Law Center, 221 Pine Street, Third Floor, San Francisco, CA 94104, Telephone: (415) 394-7144 Fax: (415) 394-7140 E-mail: info@childcarelaw.org Web Site: http://www.childcarelaw.org

Keywords: Child care, Children with special health care needs, Disabilities, Education, Federal legislation, Inclusive schools

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American School Health Association. n.d.. School health: A healthy child: The key to the basics. Kent, OH: American School Health Association, 10 items.

Annotation: This planning kit was prepared by the American School Health Association (ASHA) to assist its members, interested individuals, and groups in becoming advocates for school health programs locally. The theme of the advocacy program is A Healthy Child: The Key to the Basics. ASHA's advocacy program has two objectives: 1) to increase the awareness of the need for and benefits of a comprehensive school health program, and 2) to increase the numbers of school systems that provide quality comprehensive health programs for all students in grades K-12. The planning kit includes an overview of ASHA's advocacy program, program planning guidelines, community program ideas, selected school health support, publicity information, evaluation forms, ASHA publication pamphlet, American Medical Association's Why Health Education in Your School? pamphlet and the Physician's Guide to the School Health Curriculum Process-guidelines for initiating or improving the health instruction component in schools.

Contact: American School Health Association, 1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, VA 22102, Telephone: (703) 506-7675 Contact Phone: (216) 678-1601 Fax: (703) 503-3266 E-mail: info@ashaweb.org Web Site: http://www.ashaweb.org Out of print. Document Number: HRSA Info. Ctr. MCHB138.

Keywords: Adolescent health, Advocacy, Health education, Program planning, School health

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Association of Schools of Public Health. n.d.. Graduate education for public health: A guide to career planning for students and professionals. Washington, DC: Association of Schools of Public Health, 13 pp.

Annotation: This pamphlet describes the field of public health and gives general information about graduate educational opportunities in the field. A list of accredited schools of public health is included.

Contact: Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health, 1900 M Street, NW, Suite 710, Washington, DC 20036, Telephone: (202) 296-1099 Fax: (202) 296-1252 E-mail: info@aspph.org Web Site: http://www.aspph.org

Keywords: Careers, Professional education, Public health schools

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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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Miller S. n.d.. New Horizons in School Health [Final report]. Baltimore, MD: University of Maryland at Baltimore, 35 pp.

Annotation: The project provided training experiences to enable health professionals in schools to work together and with school colleagues to provide developmentally appropriate, comprehensive health care. This enhanced the healthy development and academic success of school children. Additionally, the project providef training ot enable school health professionals to serve as effective preceptors for future student professionals. Twenty Maryland schools with school-based health programs established interdisciplinary teams consisting of health and education professionals. Each school-based team identified a health need in its school and designed, implemented, and evaluated a team project. Process evaluation was implemented following key activities. Outcome evaluation focused on outcomes related to specific project objectives. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Technical Information Service, 5301 Shawnee Road, Alexandria, VA 22312, Telephone: (703) 605-6050 Secondary Telephone: (888) 584-8332 E-mail: customerservice@ntis.gov Web Site: http://www.ntis.gov/Index.aspx Document Number: NTIS PB97-121974.

Keywords: Adolescents, Interdisciplinary Approach, Professional Education in Adolescent Health, School Health Programs, State Staff Development

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Keith J. n.d.. Family-Focused Strategy for Reducing Premature and Unprotected Sexual Activity Among Minority Youth in School-Based Health Clinics [Final report]. Dallas, TX: Dallas County Hospital District, 26 pp.

Annotation: The purpose of this project was to develop and demonstrate effective intervention strategies for the 10–15 year age group that can be carried out within a school-based comprehensive health care system to reduce the occurrence of premature and unprotected sexual intercourse in adolescents. More than 300 10-year-old children and their parents enrolled to receive annual health maintenance evaluations and a series of activities to enhance parent-child communication, parental knowledge of adolescent social and sexual development, and problem-solving and decision-making skills. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Technical Information Service, 5301 Shawnee Road, Alexandria, VA 22312, Telephone: (703) 605-6050 Secondary Telephone: (888) 584-8332 E-mail: customerservice@ntis.gov Web Site: http://www.ntis.gov/Index.aspx Document Number: NTIS PB99-133977.

Keywords: Adolescents, Blacks, Decision Making Skills, Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children, Hispanics, Minority Groups, Parent Child Interaction, Parent Child Relationship, Preventive Health Care Education, School Dropouts, School Health Programs, School Health Services, Sexual Activity, Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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Susin J, Kaplan L. n.d.. "Breaking the Silence" tool kit: A how-to guide to bring mental illness education to schools in your community—A school outreach project. (Rev. ed.). Lake Success, NY: National Alliance for the Mentally Ill Queens/Nassau, 46 pp.

Annotation: This tool kit, geared toward program facilitators and volunteer educators, provides methods for bringing the Breaking the Silence program to communities. The purpose of the program is to break the silence about mental illness in schools. The toolkit provides a background on Breaking the Silence, the rationale for mental illness education, information about how to organize and fund a local program, how to enlist and train volunteers, and materials documenting the success of Breaking the Silence. The program is intended for use in upper elementary, middle, and high school classrooms.

Contact: National Alliance for the Mentally Ill Queens/Nassau, 1981 Marcus Avenue, C-117, Lake Success, NY 11042, Telephone: (516) 326-0797 Secondary Telephone: (718) 347-7284 Fax: (516) 437-5785 E-mail: namiqn@aol.com Web Site: http://www.nami.org/MSTemplate.cfm?MicrositeID=241 Available from the website after registration.

Keywords: Adolescents, Children, Communities, Health education, Mental disorders, Mental health, Resource materials, Schools, Training

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Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Oral Health Program. n.d.. K-12 oral health education curriculum (Powerpoint presentations). Jefferson City, MO: Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Oral Health Program, multiple items.

Annotation: These resources comprise oral health presentations for teachers, school nurses, and other health and education professionals to use in conjunction with Missouri's health-education curriculum. Contents include presentations (in English and Spanish) for use with students in kindergarten through 12th grade. A version targeted toward Native-American students is also available.

Contact: Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Oral Health Program, P.O. Box 570, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0570, Telephone: (573) 751-6400 Fax: (573) 751-6010 E-mail: info@health.mo.gov Web Site: http://health.mo.gov/living/families/oralhealth/index.php Available from the website.

Keywords: American Indians, Educational materials, Missouri, Oral health, School age children, School health education, Spanish language materials

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Florida Dental Association. n.d.. Mouth Wise dental-health education. Tallahassee, FL: Florida Dental Association, multiple items.

Annotation: This curriculum is designed to teach students in kindergarten through eighth grade about the benefits of good oral health practices and the role of the dentist (and dental staff) in promoting overall health and well-being. The lessons address the Sunshine State Standards for Health Education. A video series for students in kindergarten through fifth grade, including A Trip to the Dentist's Office, is also available.

Contact: Florida Dental Association, 1111 East Tennessee Street, Tallahassee, FL 32308-6914, Telephone: (800) 877-9922 Secondary Telephone: (850) 681-3629 Fax: (850) 561-0504 E-mail: fda@floridadental.org Web Site: http://www.floridadental.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Audiovisual materials, Curricula, Oral health, School age children, School health education, children

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Georgia Oral Health Prevention Program. n.d.. School-based services: Reaching Georgia's children where they learn. [Atlanta, GA]: Georgia Oral Health Prevention Program, 2 pp.

Annotation: This fact sheet describes oral health services offered at schools in underserved areas of Georgia. Information is provided on education, oral health screenings, oral examinations, dental cleanings, fluoride treatment or rinse, dental sealants, X-rays, and dental referrals.

Contact: Georgia Department of Public Health, Oral Health Section, Two Peachtree Street, N.W., 11th Floor, Atlanta, GA 30303-3186, Telephone: (404) 657-6639 E-mail: llkoskela@dhr.state.ga.us Web Site: http://dph.georgia.gov/oral-health Available from the website.

Keywords: Dental care, Dental sealants, Fluorides, Georgia, Health education, Oral health, Referrals, School age children, Screening, State programs, Underserved communities



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