This is a document developed by Oregon for health plans participating in the Medicaid managed care ABCD III performance improvement project. It details the processes for sampling and auditing charts for information about developmental screening/concerns, referral to Early Intervention (EI), and feedback from EI.
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.
ASTHO, 2005. Fact sheet on perinatal depression, with examples of state initiatives and discussion of the role of state public health agencies
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.
Illinois AAP. Website to assist primary care providers in incorporating developmental screening into their practics. Includes videos and pages on the case for screening, identifying and overcoming barriers to screening, managing screening time, and a sample screening regimen.
Resources based on North Carolina’s work that continued post-ABCD
CIBHS lists resources developed by a joint effort of First 5 California, the California Department of Mental Health, and the California Institute of Mental Health. The following materials are designed to support First 5 Special Needs Demonstrations Sites, First 5 School Readiness Sites, and other early mental health program efforts across the state.
Welcome to the National Center for Medical Home Implementation, a national technical assistance center focused on ensuring all children and youth—particularly those with special health care needs—receive care within, and have access to, a medical home.