This month, NASHP features a resource from Manatt Health and the Center for the Study of Social Policy, Fostering Social and Emotional Health through Pediatric Primary Care: A Blueprint for Leveraging Medicaid and CHIP to Finance Change. The blueprint describes a set of strategies and tools that state Medicaid and CHIP agencies, managed care plans, pediatric care providers, and others can use to optimize the social and emotional development of young children through pediatric practice. View other resources at the Healthy Child Development State Resource Center. Submit new resources to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System, 2015. This document provides an overview of the Performance Improvement Project, which aims to increase the number of children screened for developmental, behavioral, and social delays using a standardized screening tool during the 12 months preceding their first, second, or third birthday.
North Carolina ABCD I Project. (2003). This resource outlines a stakeholder group’s work plan to measure and evaluate program goals, screening rates, and ongoing data tracking/trending. Strategies were designed to track improvements throughout the initiative.
UPIQ. Survey of practice screening tool usage. (2006)
Colleen Peck Reuland and Christina Bethell. (Portland, ME: National Academy for State Health Policy, December 2006) This paper explores how ABCD Consortium states measured the effectiveness of their efforts to improve the delivery of mental health services for very young children. It provides states seeking to implement efforts similar to those in ABCD II Consortium information on evaluation methodologies as well as real-world examples and lessons learned by the ABCD II states during their measurement efforts.
Christina Bethell, Colleen Reuland, and Brooke Latzke. (New York, NY: The Commonwealth Fund, February 2007). This manual provides detailed guidelines for implementing the Promoting Healthy Development Survey-PLUS (PHDS-PLUS) in Medicaid and other programs and settings.
Colleen Peck Reuland. (2007). This document (shared at the June 5, 2007 ABCD TA call) contains key clarifying questions and helpful hints for using medical charts to measure the percentage of children screened to identify developmental concerns.
Colleen Peck Reuland. (2007). PowerPoint presentation for ABCD Screening Academy Learning Session, July 2007. This presentation describes measurement criteria and provides tips specific to using different data sources.
Colleen Peck Reuland. (2007). This presentation (shared during the June 5, 2007 ABCD TA call) includes tips and strategies to identify, develop, and implement measures to assess screening and evaluate Screening Academy Efforts. It covers medical chart review, parent reports, and claims data.
Colleen Peck Reuland (2007). This document (shared at the June 5, 2007 ABCD TA call) contains key clarifying questions and helpful hints for using parent reports to measure the percentage of children screened to identify developmental concerns.