Category: Making the Case

  • AHCCCS Developmental Screening Tools PIP

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    Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System, 2015. Arizona is implementing a Performance Improvement Project to demonstrate a statistically significant increase in the number and percent of children screened for risk of developmental, behavioral, and social delays using a standardized screening tool.

  • Primary Care Behavioral Health Screening Toolkit for the MassHealth Children’s Behavioral Health Initiative (CBHI)

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    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.

  • Understanding Developmental–Behavioral Screening Measures

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    Kevin Marks and Angela LaRosa, Pediatrics in Review, 2012. This paper is designed to educate clinicians on the use of standardized screening tools to more promptly identify children with suspected developmental delays. 

  • Maternal and Child Health Topic Briefs: Developmental Screening

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    Florida Department of Health, 2015. This brief provides information about the importance of developmental screening and provides an overview of state initiatives.

  • Children’s Mental Health: An Overview and Key Considerations for System Stakeholders

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    NICHM Foundation, 2005. This paper provides an overview of child and adolescent mental health and considerations and resources for health care providers, health plans, and policymakers in addressing the mental health needs of children, youth, and their families.

  • The Role of State Public Health in Perinatal Depression

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    ASTHO, 2005. Fact sheet on perinatal depression, with examples of state initiatives and discussion of the role of state public health agencies

  • Early Childhood Health Systems Integration: Principles for Consideration

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    University of Iowa, Institute for Public Health Practice, February 2006. This document is a summary of 5 goals participants at the Early Childhood Health Systems Integration conference identified as early childhood health policy priorities within the framework of the Early Childhood Iowa Strategic Plan.

  • Assuring Better Child Health and Development: A Screening Academy. ABCD Consortia States’ Stakeholder Group Structure Examples

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    NASHP. Describes the membership and structure of the stakeholder groups formed to guide the ABCD Consortia.


  • Health Check QI Abstract

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    Results on an intervention to improve screening rates in primary care practices using the ASQ

    WV HealthCheck QI Abstract

  • Achieving Better Outcomes Through Child Developmental Screening and Referral

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    Findings and recommendations of the Early Childhood Screening and Referral Committee for systems improvement

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