This month, we feature NY State’s Final Report of the First 1,000 Days Preventive Pediatric Care Clinical Advisory Group. Learn what NY is doing to address preventive primary care for children and improve population health by implementing innovative early childhood policies and programs through budget appropriations, executive orders, and legislative initiatives. View other resources at the Healthy Child Development State Resource Center. Submit new resources to email@example.com.
Vermont Department of Health (2017). Guidance document that provides evidence‐based, practical strategies for practitioners in different parts of the healthcare system on how to incorporate prevention in their efforts to improve population health. Clinical and community strategies to improve developmental screening rates are included on pages 25-26.
Jo Stainsby and Katelynn Burns (2018). Press release dated October 31, 2018 describing Oklahoma’s initiative to bring the Reach out and Read program to Medicaid providers. Through this initiative, which is financed through a Health Services Initiative (HSI), providers will be encourages to administer developmental screenings during the well-child visit.
Kathy Seitzinger Hepburn (Baltimore, MD: Annie E. Casey Foundation, December 2004). This toolkit has been created for the Annie E. Casey Foundation to help promote early childhood development and school readiness. The purpose of the tool kit is to provide guidance, resource materials, and references that will assist communities in working with families as primary partners in their child’s development and school readiness.
NASHP, 2005. Glossary of terms related to child development, Medicaid, Early Intervention, and developmental screening
Oregon Dept of Education, 2012. Website with links to the ASQ, Early Intervention, family organizations, and Zero to Three
Summary of developmental surveillance and screening, tools, referrals, and resources for primary care providers
American Academy of Pediatrics (Elk Grove Village, IL: March 2009). Summary of meeting on strategies to improve developmental screening and referral systems
“Nilofer Ahsan, Jill Rosenthal (Portland, Maine: National Academy for State Health Policy, May 2010). This State Health Policy Briefing puts forth a three-part framework for engaging parents in supporting healthy child development: parents engaging with: 1) their child, 2) the services and programs they receive, and 3) the larger systems and policies that govern those services. “
Susan Kannel, Michael Perry. (New York, NY: The Commonwealth Fund, March 2001). This report is based on findings from eight focus groups of mothers with young children enrolled in Medicaid in the four ABCD I states (NC, UT, VT, WA). For policymakers, the report includes recommendations about how to notify mothers about services and provide them with information. Focus group findings also suggest specific areas where state Medicaid programs can play an active role in supporting early child development. (From Preface)