Illinois ABCD Healthy Beginnings. (2005). This resource is a brief 10 question survey for providers about social/emotional and maternal depression issues for children and families.
Susan Dosreis, et al. Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. Apr 2006; 27(2) Supplement 2: S88-S94. This study examines (1) the factors influencing the use of general developmental and autism-specific screening tools in primary care pediatric practice, (2) the barriers to providing these assessments, and (3) pediatricians’ beliefs regarding ASD (autism spectrum disorder) prevalence. (From abstract).
(Minnesota ABCD Project, 2006) This section of the Minnesota Health Care Programs Manual details the CTSS program, including eligibility requirements and covered services. Minnesota improved program coverage by creating CTSS, which provides mental health services to children with an emotional disturbance.
(Minnesota ABCD Project, 2007) This resource outlines policy improvements made during the ABCD project to Managed Care Contracts. Section 7.10.6 of the contract set financial incentives for implementation of standardized developmental and mental health screening with use of appropriate code by participating Managed Care Organization providers in Medicaid.
(Minnesota Department of Human Services: 2011) This is a website designed by the Minnesota ABCD III Project Team. It includes links to tools and resources developed by the project team and those available to other organizations to improve developmental and social-emotional screening, referral and care coordination.
Wilder Research (Minnesota ABCD III Team: February 2012) This document is a summary of the lessons learned, results and recommendations through the second year of Minnesota’s ABCD III project to improve developmental screening, referral and care coordination.
(Minnesota Department of Human Services: 2010) This interagency consent form is designed for the use, disclosure and/or release of personal and health information for purposes of developmental and mental health care coordination. The form is HIPAA compliant and includes a detailed consent for disclosure section.
Neva Kaye, Jill Rosenthal. (Portland, ME: National Academy for State Health Policy, February 2008). This report details the results of the 3-year project, Assuring Better Child Health and Development (ABCD II) Consortium. The five states that participated in the second ABCD project were successful in improving child development services, increasing the rate of identification of children in need of developmental services, and improving the likelihood that those identified with a potential need received appropriate follow-up services.
Illinois Children’s Mental Health Partnership, ICMHP, 2003) This final report by the Illinois Children’s Mental Health Task Force presents a cutting-edge approach to the continuum of mental health development, support and treatment that children need from birth to age eighteen. (From Foreword)