MassHealth, 2010. This toolkit provides suggestions for how to implement standardized behavioral health screening tools, guidance on clinical issues related to the screening – such as how to manage the screening within the well-child visit and how to respond to an identified risk of a behavioral health concern – and information about several of the most commonly used MassHealth-approved screening tools.
Primary Care Behavioral Health Screening Toolkit for the MassHealth Children’s Behavioral Health Initiative (CBHI)Read More
Enhancing Developmentally Oriented Primary Care (EDOPC). This resource provides an outline and PowerPoint slide images of the Developmental Screening and Referral program, a 1.5 hour presentation designed to be presented in the office/clinic setting to all staff by a trained healthcare provider.
Referral consent form for physicians to complete when referring a child to early intervention. Includes option for providers to indicate the feedback they want to receive from the early intervention program in response to the referral.
Improving the Delivery of Health Care that Supports Children’s Healthy Mental Development: Update on Accomplishments and Lessons from a Five-State ConsortiumRead More
Neva Kaye and Jill Rosenthal (Portland, Maine: NASHP, February 2008). Summary of the accomplishments and lessons learned from the ABCD II states in the areas of identification, referral, and receipt of follow-up services for children with developmental delays.
Paula Zeanah, et al. (Baltimore, MD: National Center for Infant and Early Childhood Health Policy, January 2005). Policy analysis with recommendations on integrating infant mental health and social-emotional screening and intervention into early childhood programs. Funded under ECCS.
Gaynes BN et al. (Washington, DC: AHRQ, February 2005). Evidence report on the effectiveness of perinatal depression screening in primary care.
Olson AL, Dietrich AJ, Prezar G, Hurley J. Pediatrics 18:1, July 2006. Abstract of article on the effectiveness of conducting brief maternal depression screenings at well-child visits.
Infant and Toddler Connection of Virginia, 2013. Fact sheet for providers about who may be eligible for referral to Early Intervention and a list of EI agencies. (Accompanies Referral Form, on State Resources tracker)
Improving Care Coordination, Case Management, and Linkages to Service for Young Children: Opportunities for StatesRead More
Kay Johnson and Jill Rosenthal (Portland, Maine: NASHP, April 2009). Issue brief summarizing strategies to improve coordination among primary care medical homes, Early Intervention, and other systems that provide developmental services.