Category: National

  • Investing in Infants and Toddlers: The Economics of Early Childhood

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    http://main.zerotothree.org/site/DocServer/The_Economics_of_Early_Childhood_FINAL.pdf?docID=1923

  • ABCD local funding resource document

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    http://www.nashp.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/default/files/abcd/abcd.sa.fundingresourcedoc.pdf

  • Improving Early Childhood Health and Developmental Services Using EPSDT Policy: EPSDT Services and the Coding Conundrum

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    Improving Early Childhood Health and Developmental Services Using EPSDT Policy: EPSDT Services and the Coding Conundrum

  • Developmental Screening is an Important Part of Well Care: How Can we Really Make it Happen? Basic Principles for Practice Change in the Real World.

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    Dana Ploof and Sara Hamel (AAP Section on Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics, June 2002). Summary of general principles and a process planning approach for instituting change in primary care practice.

  • Handbook of Early Childhood Intervention

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    Jack Shonkoff, ed. (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2000). Textbook on child development, assessment, and early intervention.

  • The Basics of Quality Improvement

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    Paul Young. (UPIQ, 2004). PowerPoint presentation on models for improvement for Social-Emotional Screening

  • Enhancing Child Development Services in Medicaid Managed Care: A BCAP Toolkit

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    Purvi Kobawala Smith (Center for Health Care Strategies, October 2005). Toolkit to help managed care plans design and evaluate projects to improve developmental services for Medicaid enrollees.

  • Measure of Whether a Parent-Completed Standardized Developmental-Behavioral Screening Tool Was Administered

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    CAHMI, 2006. Instructions for gathering consistent, accurate data on whether a standardized screen was completed in the previous 12 months for children aged 0-36 months.

  • Building State Medicaid Capacity to Provide Child Development Services: Early Findings from the ABCD Consortium

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    This report is a summary of early findings from a four-state consortium dedicated to strengthening the early child health and development services offered through Medicaid. It outlines how the Consortium states – North Carolina, Utah, Vermont, and Washington – worked to expand or develop early child health and development services. It examines the various strategies used in each state, including how each of them sought to improve developmental screening for infants and toddlers.

  • Emotional-Behavioral Screening by Primary Care Practitioner: Attitudes, Practices, and Barriers

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    Katherine Murray, Andrew Barnes, Marjorie Ireland, et al. (Minnesota ABCD Project, 2006). This study assesses the specific techniques and instruments primary care pediatricians and family practitioners use to detect emotional and behavioral problems and describes their beliefs about the prevalence of these problems and barriers to universal screening. (From Abstract.)