Category: Gauging Success

  • Assuring Better Child Health and Development (ABCD) Evaluation

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    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.

  • Practice Screening Tool Usage Survey

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    UPIQ. Survey of practice screening tool usage. (2006)

  • Measuring and Evaluating Developmental Services: Strategies and Lessons from the ABCD Consortium States

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    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.

  • The Promoting Healthy Development Survey (PHDS)-PLUS: Implementation Guidelines for Medicaid and Other Settings

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    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.

  • Overview of using medical charts to measure screening rates

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    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.

  • Measuring your progress, approaches, resources, and considerations

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    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.

  • Measuring the “Fruits of Your Labor”

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    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.

  • Overview of using parent report to measure screening rates

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    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.

  • Overview of using claims data to measure screening rates

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    Colleen Reuland (2007) Overview and tips for using claims data to measure the percent of children screened to identify developmental concerns.

  • Medicaid Paid Claims for Developmental Screening

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    Virginia ABCD Project (2007) Two charts showing Medicaid paid claims for developmental screening for children from birth through 5 years of age in Virginia for calendar years 2005 and 2006.