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Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Oral Health Program. n.d. MO Healthy Smiles: The Missouri Oral Health Preventive Services Program. [Jefferson City, MO]: Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Oral Health Program.
Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Primary Care and Rural Health, Oral Health Program P.O. Box 570 Jefferson City, MO 65102-0570 Telephone: (573) 751-6219Secondary Telephone: (800) 891-7415Fax: (573) 522-8146E-mail: email@example.comWebsite: http://health.mo.gov/living/families/oralhealth/index.phpAvailable from the website.
Telephone: (573) 751-6219Secondary Telephone: (800) 891-7415Fax: (573) 522-8146E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite: http://health.mo.gov/living/families/oralhealth/index.phpAvailable from the website.
This website provides training and other resources for health professionals and community volunteers on providing oral health preventive services for infants and children in Missouri. Contents include a program summary and information about becoming a volunteer and finding an oral health consultant. Additional resources include screener training for dentists and dental hygienists and training for health professionals on implementing an oral health component and applying topical fluoride varnish. Presentations for use in conjunction with kindergarten through high school health curriculum are also available in English, Spanish, and Native American versions. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]
Keywords: Oral health, Infant health, Child health, Population surveillance, Screening, School health education, Referrals, Community based services, Prevention programs, Training, Fluorides, State programs, Missouri, Infants, Children, Spanish language materials
Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors, Best Practices Committee. n.d. Proven and promising best practices for state and community oral health programs. [Sparks, NV]: Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors.
Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors 1838 Fieldcrest Drive Sparks, NV 89434 Telephone: (775) 626-5008Fax: (775) 626-9268E-mail: email@example.comWebsite: http://www.astdd.orgAvailable from the website.
Telephone: (775) 626-5008Fax: (775) 626-9268E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite: http://www.astdd.orgAvailable from the website.
This resource provides information to help state, territorial, and community oral health programs develop best practices within the context of their environments. Contents include reports on public health strategies that are supported by evidence for their impact and effectiveness. Topics include coordinated school health programs; early childhood tooth decay; perinatal oral health; school fluoride and dental sealant programs; special health care needs; state coalitions, plans, and mandates; surveillance systems; water fluoridation; and work force development. The resource also provides access to state and community practice examples that illustrate successful implementation of best practice approaches. Additional resources such as definitions, criteria, and surveys are available. [Funded in part by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]
Keywords: Oral health, Model programs, Public health services, Community programs, State programs
Children's Aid Society. n.d. History of firsts. New York, NY: Children's Aid Society.
Children's Aid Society 105 East 22nd Street New York, NY 10010 Telephone: (212) 949-4800Secondary Telephone: (212) 949-4936Fax: (212) 377-4705Website: http://www.childrensaidsociety.orgAvailable from the website.
Telephone: (212) 949-4800Secondary Telephone: (212) 949-4936Fax: (212) 377-4705Website: http://www.childrensaidsociety.orgAvailable from the website.
This timeline tracks historic highlights from the Children's Aid Society's (CAS) founding in 1853, tracing changes in poverty in New York City along with the evolution of CAS programs and services. Topics include emigration programs such as the Orphan Train, foster care and adoption programs, lodging houses, industrial schools, convalescent homes, health centers, and farm schools.
Keywords: Children, Homeless persons, Poverty, History, Community programs, Comprehensive programs, Schools, New York, Oral health
U.S. Office of Head Start. n.d. Framework for programs serving infants and toddlers: How do infant/toddler programs support school readiness?. Washington, DC: U.S. Office of Head Start.
Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center U.S. Office of Head Start Telephone: (866) 763-6481Website: http://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/hslcAvailable from the website.
This resource presents a framework to guide Head Start programs in developing and implementing supports for the healthy growth and development of expectant families, infants, and toddlers. It also provides an overview of the Head Start approach to school readiness. Topics include information on school readiness goals for infants and toddlers; providing a foundation for school readiness; and implementing high-quality programs for infants, toddlers, and families. Resources on school readiness for infants and toddlers are also included.
Keywords: Infants, Young children, Families, Head Start, School readiness, Community programs, Oral health
U.S. Office of Head Start. n.d. The Head Start child development and early learning framework: How do preschool programs support school readiness?. Washington, DC: U.S. Office of Head Start.
This resource describes how the revised Head Start Child Development and Early Learning Framework aligns and builds from five domains of birth to five school readiness to identify critical areas of learning and development for children including dual language learners and children with special needs. A webcast provides an overview of the revisions; descriptions of the three new domains and their rationale; the relationship of the framework to program operations, planning, and quality improvement; and how the framework brings additional focus to school readiness for preschool children. Additional topics include school readiness goals and core strategies to promote school readiness. A video and transcript announcing the revised framework are also available.
Keywords: Infants, Young children, Families, Children with special health care needs, Head Start, School readiness, Language development, Community programs, Oral health
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Department of Community Health, Evaluation Unit. 1974. Medical and dental audit procedure manual. Bronx, NY: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 149 pp.
This manual provides a guide for conducting index reviews (baseline audits) and peer reviews that have been used extensively in neighborhood health centers and in other settings, in order to identify program strengths and weaknesses in the provision of health services. It describes baseline medical and dental audits and discussions completing baseline forms, the family care baseline review, data analysis and scoring, and peer review.
Keywords: Community health centers, Federal programs, Evaluation, Manuals
American Dental Association. 1979-1999. Community preventive dentistry award compendium of winning entries 1979–1997. Chicago, IL: American Dental Association, 40 pp, plus addenda.
American Dental Association, Online Catalog Telephone: (800) 947-4746Fax: (312) 440-3542Website: http://catalog.ada.org/Contact for cost information.
This booklet lists the program recipients of the Community Preventive Dentistry Award presented by the American Dental Association from 1979 to 1997. The booklet is supplemented by periodic addenda that list the awards for subsequent years. Entries include the name of the program recipient, the award presented, a brief description of each program, and the name of the person who submitted the entry. Entries in the booklet are organized topically within categories: early childhood caries; oral health for low-income communities; fluoridation; fluoride-rinse programs; oral cancer; oral health education programs for teachers, children, parents, and communities; Head Start; periodontal awareness for professionals; sealant programs; smokeless tobacco; and oral health for patients with special health care needs. Entries in the addenda are organized by the level of award conferred on the program.
Keywords: Oral health, Health promotion, Community based services, Awards, Professional societies, Model programs, Disease prevention
Barnett J (Comp.). 1994. Dental infection control assessment. Austin, TX: National Migrant Resource Program, ca 150 pp.
National Center for Farmworker Health 1770 FM 967 Buda, TX 78610 Telephone: (512) 312-2700Secondary Telephone: (800) 531-5120Fax: (512) 312-2600E-mail: email@example.comWebsite: http://www.ncfh.orgPrice unknown.
Telephone: (512) 312-2700Secondary Telephone: (800) 531-5120Fax: (512) 312-2600E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite: http://www.ncfh.orgPrice unknown.
This report describes the methodology and results of a survey of 18 dental clinics in Public Health Service Region VI. The survey assessed the degree of compliance with infection control standards and provided information to improve practices in migrant and community health center dental programs. Appendices contain the dental infection control pre-site (visit) questionnaire, the dental infection control assessment tool, data results, a copy of a journal article about infection control in dental radiology, consultant vitas, and contact information for advisory committee members.
Keywords: Oral health, Infection control, Occupational safety and health, Program improvement, Community health centers, Migrant health centers, Surveys, Region VI, Federal programs, Dental clinics, Questionnaires
Illinois Department of Public Health and University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Dentistry. 1995. Project Mouthguard: A guide to establishing mouthguard programs in the community. Springfield, IL: Illinois Department of Public Health, Division of Dental Health, 24 pp.
This report describes both the rationale and the methods for establishing a program to promote the use of mouthguards in sports activities in order to prevent injuries to the mouth. Information is presented on the techniques and costs of fabricating mouthguards as well as the various models available. The report provides guidance on establishing, marketing, and promoting a mouthguard program, using examples from Project Mouthguard, a program of the Illinois Department of Public Health. Project Mouthguard included data collection and analysis, an educational campaign, a program of team endorsement, and an initiative to amend legislation and regulations. Sample letters to parents, consent forms, survey forms, press releases, and fact sheets on the care of mouthguards are included in the appendix.
Keywords: Oral health, Health promotion, Mouth protectors, Sports injuries, Facial injuries, Injury prevention, Community programs, Illinois, Health policy, Model programs, Guidelines
U.S. Congress. 1996. Health Centers Consolidation Act of 1996. Public Law 104–299–Oct. 11, 1996. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 21 pp.
U.S. Government Printing Office 732 North Capitol Street, N.W. Washington, DC 20401 Telephone: (202) 512-1800Secondary Telephone: (866) 512-1800Fax: (202) 512-2104E-mail: email@example.comWebsite: http://www.gpo.govAvailable from the website.
Telephone: (202) 512-1800Secondary Telephone: (866) 512-1800Fax: (202) 512-2104E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite: http://www.gpo.govAvailable from the website.
This document presents the text of an amendment to Title III of the Public Health Service Act to consolidate and reauthorize provisions relating to health centers.
Keywords: Community health centers, Legislation, Federal programs, Oral health, Children
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