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District of Columbia Department of Health, Maternal and Family Health Administration. 2006. Towards a coordinated school health program in the District of Columbia: A status report on school-based health care and proposals for reform. Washington, DC: District of Columbia Department of Health, Maternal and Family Health Administration, 57 pp.

Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University
Box 571272
Washington, DC 20057-1272

Telephone: (202) 784-9770
Fax: (202) 784-9777
E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu
Website: http://www.mchlibrary.org
Single copies available at no charge.

This report outlines a plan for coordinated delivery of health services in the District of Columbia public schools and public charter schools. The document primarily focuses on health and health care services provided by nurses, school-based center staff, and other clinicians to the general school population. It specifically addresses the staffing of and coordination among nursing, school-based health center, and mental health services, as well as the linkage between these school-based services and the larger community health care system. It also looks at the facility requirements, funding, chain of accountability, and other key features of a school health care system. Proposed strategies and timeline for implementation are included.

    Keywords: Oral health, Health services delivery, Community coordination, Health care systems, School health programs, Health care reform, Strategic plans, State initiatives, District of Columbia, Children

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    District of Columbia Department of Health. 2003. Oral Health Leadership Summit: Washington, DC— July 18, 2003. Washington, DC: District of Columbia Department of Health, 14 items.

    National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center
    Georgetown University Box 571272
    Washington, DC 20057-1272

    Telephone: (202) 784-9771
    Fax: (202) 784-9777
    E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu
    Website: http://www.mchoralhealth.org
    Single photocopies available at no charge.

    This participant folder includes materials from the Oral Health Leadership Summit held on July 18, 2003, in Washington, DC. The materials include the summit agenda, speaker biographical sketches with brief descriptions of their presentations, one article, and five handouts from the National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center. Additional materials include an overview of oral health in the District of Columbia and the United States, financing and workforce considerations, barriers to care, oral health plan development strategies, and the Pipeline Profession and Practice Community Initiative.

      Keywords: Oral health, Underserved communities, Access to health care, Children with special health care needs, District of Columbia, Local initiatives, Conferences

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      District of Columbia Department of Health. 2008. Oral health care for children with special health care needs: Action plan. Washington, DC: District of Columbia Department of Health, 24 pp.

      District of Columbia Department of Health
      899 North Capitol Street, N.E.
      Washington, DC 20002

      Telephone: (202) 442-5955
      Fax: (202) 442-4795
      E-mail: doh@dc.gov
      Website: http://doh.dc.gov/
      Available from the website.

      This action plan describes activities to be conducted as follow-up to a forum held on May 22, 2007, in Washington, DC. The plan discusses the forum goals to (1) identify strategies for increasing access and improving the oral health system of care for children with special health care needs (CSHCN) and (2) address barriers to oral health care for CSHCN. Contents also include an overview of the forum planning process and evaluation. Tables present short- and long-term goals, timelines, and partners for activities designed to address barriers in the following areas: education, finance and reimbursement, work force development, accessibility and care coordination, and information management and care coordination. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

      Keywords: Oral health, Children with special health care needs, Barriers, Health promotion, Reimbursement, Service coordination, Work force, Meetings, District of Columbia, Children

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      DC Action for Children, Children's Advocacy Roundtable. 2007. KidBits: Using data to drive better outcomes for children and youth. Washington, DC: DC Action for Children, Children's Advocacy Roundtable, 28 pp.

      DC Action for Children
      1616 P Street, N.W., Suite 420
      Washington, DC 20036

      Telephone: (202) 234-9404
      Fax: (202) 234-9108
      E-mail: dcaction@dckids.org
      Website: http://www.dcactionforchildren.org/
      Available at no charge; facts in brief available from the web site.

      This report presents findings from the first annual assessment of indicators in each of the District of Columbia's six citywide goals for children and youth to provide officials and the general public with an objective look at how well the city is (or, in some cases, is not) meeting the needs of children, youth, and their families. The snapshot presents basic data, brief assessments, and recommendations in the following areas: school readiness, school success, healthy children and youth, youth opportunity, stable families, and transitioning to adulthood.

      Keywords: Child health, Adolescent health, Family health, EPSDT, Facilities, School readiness, Academic achievement, Transition to independent living, Assessment, Statistical data, Advocacy, District of Columbia, Families, Adolescents, Children

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      Brun R. 2006. Oral health needs assessment of homeless adults in the District of Columbia. Washington, DC: So Others Might Eat, 44 pp.

      National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center
      Georgetown University Box 571272
      Washington, DC 20057-1272

      Telephone: (202) 784-9771
      Fax: (202) 784-9777
      E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu
      Website: http://www.mchoralhealth.org
      Single photocopies available at no charge.

      This report examines the oral health status, level of access to oral health treatment, and barriers to accessing oral health treatment among adults residing in the District of Columbia who are homeless. Report contents include an executive summary, a discussion of the importance of conducting such a needs assessment, a review of findings, and policy recommendations. Also included is a print copy of a PowerPoint presentation discussing the findings and statistics from the needs assessment.

        Keywords: Oral health, Access to health care, Barriers, Homeless persons, Low income groups, Needs assessment, Statistics, District of Columbia

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        Altarum Institute. [2007]. Issue brief: Oral health is critical to the school readiness of children in Washington, DC. Washington, DC: Altarum Institute, 4 pp.

        Altarum Institute
        2000 Duke Street, Suite 200
        Alexandria, VA 22134

        Telephone: (703) 575-1200
        Fax: (571) 733-5932
        E-mail: http://www.altarum.org/contact
        Website: http://www.altarum.org
        Available from the website.

        This brief reports on the oral health status of school-age children in Washington, DC. Topics include the impact of poor oral health on child development and the ability to learn and be prepared for school; racial and economic factors among children in DC; barriers to oral health care; and the role of Medicaid's Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic, and Treatment (EPSDT) program, Early Head Start, and Head Start. The brief concludes with a review of the Healthy People 2010 objectives for pediatric oral health and recommendations for action. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

          Keywords: Oral health, School age children, Barriers, Access to health care, Racial factors, Socioeconomic factors, Medicaid, EPSDT, Head Start, Early Head Start, District of Columbia, State surveys, Children

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