Utah ABCD Project (2006) This pamphlet provides counseling tips for clinicians who work with parents exhibiting symptoms of or diagnosed with depression.
Central Pediatrics, St. Paul, Minnesota. (April 12, 2006). This flowchart provides a visual model for practice redesign to support incorporating mental health screening into clinic processes.
Gaynes BN et al. (Washington, DC: AHRQ, February 2005). Evidence report on the effectiveness of perinatal depression screening in primary care.
Olson AL, Dietrich AJ, Prezar G, Hurley J. Pediatrics 18:1, July 2006. Abstract of article on the effectiveness of conducting brief maternal depression screenings at well-child visits.
Oklahoma ABCD III Project: 2011. Worksheet to help primary care practices assess their readiness to implement developmental screening. The form includes information and questions meant to guide practices in developing office workflow modifications to implement screening.
Summary of developmental surveillance and screening, tools, referrals, and resources for primary care providers
American Academy of Pediatrics (Elk Grove Village, IL: March 2009). Summary of meeting on strategies to improve developmental screening and referral systems
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.
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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.