Category: Making the Case

  • 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

    WV ScreeningReferral_Report_FINAL

  • Vermont’s System for Universal Developmental Screening (birth-8 years)–slides

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    Slides describing Vermont’s system for screening, referral, intervention, and care coordination, with policy recommendations for system improvement

    VT VCHIP slides

  • Vermont’s System for Universal Developmental Screening (birth-8 years)

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    Schematic model showing the roles of the child and family, the medical home, early care and education systems, school, and community in screening, referral, and intervention

    VT model

  • Introducing Electronic Screening Tools for Developmental Delay into Pediatric Primary Care: Effects on Screening Documentation

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    Evaluation of an electronic screening intervention for Medicaid enrollees

  • Early Childhood Developmental Screening

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    Oregon Public Health Division website on the importance of developmental screening