This month, NASHP features Michigan’s Mother Infant Health and Equity Improvement Plan. The plan is designed to address maternal and infant health disparities that are rooted in racial inequity by aligning and leveraging maternal behavioral health resources, Medicaid, and child welfare and human services. View other resources at the Healthy Child Development State Resource Center. Submit new resources to email@example.com.
January 2020: California Initiative Addresses Adverse Childhood Events This month, NASHP features California’s ACEs Aware website. Individuals with multiple ACEs are at a much higher risk of developing physical or mental health disorders, and life expectancy for individuals with six or more ACEs is 19 years shorter than for those with none. The initiative’s website provides resources, information, and training for providers and community leaders working to reduce the prevalence and impact of ACEs and toxic stress. View other resources at the Healthy Child Development State Resource Center. Submit new resources to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Minnesota Department of Health (2018). Guidance document for primary care providers participating in Minnesota’s Child and Teen Checkups (C&TC) program. Directs providers to obtain a comprehensive health history, including social determinants of health. Includes an example of a screening questionnaire for social determinants of health and a link to resources to address family needs.
(Alaska ABCD Project, 2007) This flow chart from Alaska provides a template for how a state or community can structure the referral process for services or support to address a potential developmental delay.
(Edward Schor: The Commonwealth Fund, 2005) This presentation by Edward Schor at the UPIQ Social Emotional Learning Collaborative held in Lehi, Utah, May 20, 2005 provides information on the consequences of early childhood developmental problems and the value of early intervention, along with opportunities for community partnership to support healthy child development.
(Utah ABCD Project, 2005) Informational handout summarizing issues related to Part C Early Intervention Programs and suggesting options for advocacy, helping families and further information
(Utah ABCD Project, 2005) Informational handout summarizing issues related to Early Head Start and suggesting options for advocacy, helping families and further information.
(Utah ABCD Project, 2006) This resource is a sample matrix of the maternal depression resources available in Salt Lake County during the Maternal Depression Learning Collaborative.
(Lori Smith; Salt Lake City, UT: Utah Department of Health, 2007) This report summarizes findings related to system capacity in Utah. Completed yearly, this assessment consists of a survey tool designed to review and determine the number of professionals qualified to provide services to infants and toddlers from birth to age three.
(Colorado Early Childhood Connections, 2007) Flow chart for Early Intervention Referral Process showing responsibilities of health care provider’s office, Part C Early Childhood Connections, and where responsibilities overlap.