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Irish K, Schumacher R, Lombardi J. 2004. Head Start comprehensive services: A key support for early learning in poor children. Washington, DC: Center for Law and Social Policy, 8 pp, (Head Start series, policy brief no. 4).
Center for Law and Social Policy 1200 18th Street, N.W., Suite 200 Washington, DC 20036 Telephone: (202) 906-8000Fax: (202) 842-2885E-mail: http://www.clasp.org/about/contactWebsite: http://www.clasp.orgAvailable from the website.
Telephone: (202) 906-8000Fax: (202) 842-2885E-mail: http://www.clasp.org/about/contactWebsite: http://www.clasp.orgAvailable from the website.
This policy brief describes the range of Head Start services to support families and early learning. The brief presents Program Information Report data and, when possible, compares it to national data. Topics include children and families served, the comprehensive service concept, health services, and family services and parental involvement. Statistical information is presented in figures throughout the brief.
Keywords: Head Start, Young children, Families, Parents, Health services, Early childhood development, Learning, Family support, Data analysis, Low income groups
Henshaw MM. . Evaluating service-learning programs in dental education. [Seattle, WA]: Community-Campus Partnerships for Health, 133 pp.
Community-Campus Partnerships for Health University of Washington Box 354809 Seattle, WA 98195-4809 Telephone: (206) 666-3406E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite: http://www.ccph.infoAvailable from the website.
Telephone: (206) 666-3406E-mail: email@example.comWebsite: http://www.ccph.infoAvailable from the website.
This monograph explains how to evaluate service learning programs designed to address dental and dental hygiene students' competencies, including competencies in patient-centered care, managing diverse patient populations, successfully functioning in a multicultural work environment, and serving as a leader of an oral health care team. Topics include fundamentals of service learning, the importance of evaluating service learning programs, approaches to planning and designing evaluations, and sample evaluation tools (including surveys and focus groups). Bibliographies and a glossary are also included.
Keywords: Oral health, Dental education, Program evaluation, Professional training, Dentists, Dental hygienists, Service learning, Educational psychology
South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Oral Health Division. 2006. Oral health for families with special health care needs. [Columbia, SC]: South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Division of Oral Health, 64 pp.
South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Division of Oral Health 2600 Bull Street Columbia, SC 29201 Telephone: (803) 898-3432Website: http://www.scdhec.gov/index.htmAvailable from the website.
Telephone: (803) 898-3432Website: http://www.scdhec.gov/index.htmAvailable from the website.
This resource guide is designed to give parents and other caregivers tips on oral hygiene and oral health care for children and youth with special health care needs. Topics include selecting and adapting a toothbrush, addressing challenges, providing good nutrition, encouraging safety, and going to the dentist. Contents also include information sheets for specific conditions, state and national organizations, and service information.
Keywords: Oral health, Children with special health care needs, Adolescent's with special health care needs, Family support services, Learning activities, Educational materials, State programs, South Carolina
Yineman K. 2008. North Dakota State Oral Health Collaborative Systems Grant: End of project final report. Bismarck, ND: North Dakota Department of Health, Oral Health Program, 8 pp, plus conference summary (19 pp).
National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center Georgetown University Box 571272 Washington, DC 20057-1272 Telephone: (202) 784-9771Fax: (202) 784-9777E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.eduWebsite: http://www.mchoralhealth.orgAvailable from the website.
Telephone: (202) 784-9771Fax: (202) 784-9777E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.eduWebsite: http://www.mchoralhealth.orgAvailable from the website.
This final report summarizes North Dakota's progress in building oral health awareness, education, and community consensus into programs with funding from the State Oral Health Collaborative Systems grant program for the period September 1, 2004, to August 31, 2007. Contents include the project's goal, objectives, accomplishments, and constraints. Topics include educating primary care health professionals about the importance of oral health, facilitating oral health education, and assessing the oral health of elementary school students. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]
Keywords: Oral health, Service learning, Population surveillance, Provider participation, Professional training, Service integration, Consumer education, Final reports, North Dakota, Children
Yoder KM. . SEAL INDIANA Final Report: State Oral Health Collaborative Systems Grant Program (SOHCS). [Indianapolis, IN: Indiana Department of Health], 5 pp.
This report summarizes Indiana’s progress in implementing SEAL INDIANA, a statewide mobile dental sealant innovation, with funding from the State Oral Health Collaborative Systems grant for the period 2003–2007. Program background and information on the project goals and achievements and fulfillment of performance measures are discussed. Topics include collaboration between the Indiana University School of Dentistry, dentists, and the Indiana State Department of Health; the provision of oral health services (examinations, sealants, and fluoride varnish) and dental homes for children who live in rural and urban areas; service-learning experiences for dental and dental hygiene students; and research to promote oral health and access to care. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]
Keywords: Oral health, Children, Dental care, Dental sealants, Fluorides, Mobile health units, Public private partnerships, Community based services, Service learning, Research, Final reports, Indiana
Healthy Schools Campaign, Trust for America's Health. . Health in mind: Improving education through wellness. Chicago, IL: Healthy Schools Campaign, 80 pp.
Healthy Schools Campaign 175 N. Franklin, Suite 300 Chicago, IL 60606 Telephone: (312) 419-1810Fax: (312) 419-1806Website: http://www.healthyschoolscampaign.org/Available from the website.
Telephone: (312) 419-1810Fax: (312) 419-1806Website: http://www.healthyschoolscampaign.org/Available from the website.
This report presents recommendations for changes at the federal level to improve the health and academic performance of students in public elementary and secondary schools. The report begins with a discussion of health barriers to learning and educationally relevant health disparities including illness and injury, asthma, mental health issues, obesity, sexual health issues, vision and hearing impairment, and oral disease. Additional topics include preparing teachers and principals to promote student health and wellness, engaging parents to improve outcomes, incorporating health and wellness into school metrics and accountability, incorporating health and wellness into recognition programs, building capacity within the U.S. Department of Education to address student health and wellness, and placing a school nurse in every school.
Keywords: School age children, Schools, Barriers, Learning, School health, Interagency cooperation, Program coordination, Service integration, Policy development
Fisher B, Hanson A, Raden T. 2014. Start early to build a healthy future: The research linking early learning and health. Chicago, IL: Ounce of Prevention Fund, 30 pp.
Ounce of Prevention Fund 33 West Monroe Street, Suite 2400 Chicago, IL 60603-6198 Telephone: (312) 922-3863Fax: (312) 922-3337E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite: http://www.ounceofprevention.orgAvailable from the website.
Telephone: (312) 922-3863Fax: (312) 922-3337E-mail: email@example.comWebsite: http://www.ounceofprevention.orgAvailable from the website.
This document summarizes research on what children need to get a healthy start at life. Contents include policy and practice recommendations aimed at increasing the impact of early childhood education and development programs on children's health and improving coordination and integration across systems.
Keywords: School readiness, Young children, Low income groups, Child health, Learning, Early childhood development, Early childhood education, Program improvement, Poverty, Research, Health care systems, Information systems, School systems, Service delivery systems, Integrated information systems, Community coordination, Program coordination, Service coordination
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