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.
Jack Shonkoff, ed. (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2000). Textbook on child development, assessment, and early intervention.
Paul Young. (UPIQ, 2004). PowerPoint presentation on models for improvement for Social-Emotional Screening
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.
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.
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.