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Los Angeles County Child Health and Disability Prevention Program and University of Southern California. 1992. The two-minute dental examination. Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California, 1 videotape (VHS, 1/2 inch, 7 minutes).
Niel Nathason University of Southern California Dental School 925 West 34th Street Los Angeles, CA 90089-0641 Telephone: (213) 740-2800E-mail: email@example.com Website: http://www.usc.edu/hsc/dental/$15.00 includes shipping and handling. Document Number:
Telephone: (213) 740-2800E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: http://www.usc.edu/hsc/dental/$15.00 includes shipping and handling. Document Number:
This seven-minute videotape was produced by the Los Angeles County Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP) Program and the University of Southern California. Designed to assist in fulfilling the oral health component of the CHDP Program, this videotape for oral health providers demonstrates a two-minute comprehensive oral assessment. The oral health assessment covers signs of early childhood caries; examination of gums, soft tissues, and teeth; and occlusion. Fluoride supplement recommendations are also reviewed. A brief section covers procedures for completing the PM 160 form.
Keywords: Oral health, Assessment, Physical examinations, Dental education, Training materials, Guidelines, Audiovisual materials, Videotapes
New York University College of Dentistry, Department of Pediatric Dentistry. 1998. Partners in prevention: Infant oral health manual for health professionals. [New York, NY]: New York University College of Dentistry, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, 38 pp, 5 pamphlets, directory (90 pp).
Jill Fernandez New York University College of Dentistry, Department of Pediatric Dentistry Weissman, 421 First Avenue, 976 New York, NY 10010 Telephone: (212) 998-9656Contact Phone: (212) 998-9653Fax: (2120 995-4242E-mail: email@example.comContact for cost information.
Telephone: (212) 998-9656Contact Phone: (212) 998-9653Fax: (2120 995-4242E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgContact for cost information.
This manual for health professionals educates pregnant women and new mothers about promoting oral health and preventing oral disease in their infants and young children. Topics include prenatal care, pregnancy, and oral health; tooth formation; acquisition of oral flora; initial oral evaluations; benefits of fluoride and understanding dental caries in the context of diet and nutrition; nutritive and nonnutritive sucking; oral hygiene; dental/orofacial trauma; simple rules for good oral health; a summary of anticipatory guidance; oral pathology of the infant and toddler; and oral manifestations of systemic disease. The manual comes with a list of relevant Web sites and a packet of oral health education pamphlets.
Keywords: Manuals, Infants, Children, Oral health, Prevention programs, Patient education, Tooth diseases, Prenatal care, Pregnancy, Dental hygiene, Physical examinations, Fluorides, Dental caries, Child nutrition, Infant nutrition, Sucking, Pathology, Pamphlets, Directories, Curricula
Rogers F. 1998. Taking good care of you: Training workshops. Pittsburgh, PA: Family Communications, 2 videotapes (VHS, 1/2 inch), 2 manuals, ca 50 pp each.
Family Communications 4802 Fifth Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15213 Telephone: (412) 687-2990Fax: (412) 687-1226Website: http://www.fci.org/$150.00 plus $8.95 shipping and handling.
Telephone: (412) 687-2990Fax: (412) 687-1226Website: http://www.fci.org/$150.00 plus $8.95 shipping and handling.
In the first of this two-part set of videotapes, Mister Rogers shows his young viewers what to expect from a doctor visit and a dental visit. He also teaches children how to stay healthy by getting their immunizations and washing their hands. In the second videotape, Mister Rogers shows his young viewers how to stay healthy and safe by wearing helmets and eating well. He takes children through an ambulance and an emergency department to help them understand what happens in an emergency.
Keywords: Videotapes, Audiovisual materials, Children, Physical examinations, Health services, Dental care, Oral health, Immunization, Handwashing, Helmets, Safety equipment, Child nutrition, Nutrition education, Ambulances, Emergency medical services for children
National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health. 2001. Bright Futures: Family tip sheets. Arlington, VA: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, 25 pp.
Bright Futures at Georgetown University Box 571272 Washington, DC 20057-1242 Telephone: (202) 784-9772Fax: (202) 784-9777E-mail: email@example.comWebsite: http://www.brightfutures.org/georgetown.htmlAvailable from the website.
Telephone: (202) 784-9772Fax: (202) 784-9777E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite: http://www.brightfutures.org/georgetown.htmlAvailable from the website.
This booklet is designed to provide families with easy-to-read information on children's health, developmental changes, and well-being. It is divided into the four stages of development: infancy, early childhood, middle childhood, and adolescence. For each developmental stage, there are six pages of information on topics such as health professional visits, social development, safety, eating, physical activity, oral health, and education, as well as information specific to the developmental stage. The booklet's pages are black and white reproducible masters that can be copied for further distribution; color pages can also be downloaded from the Bright Futures Web site. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]
Keywords: Infant development, Early childhood development, Child development, Adolescent development, Nutrition, Oral health, Physical activity, Mental health, Psychosocial development, Educational materials, Bright Futures, Physical activity, Child health supervision, Adolescents
Littel K. 2004. Family violence: An intervention model for dental professionals. Washington, DC: U.S. Office for Victims of Crime, 11 pp, (OVC bulletin).
National Criminal Justice Reference Service P.O. Box 6000 Rockville, MD 20849-6000 Telephone: (301) 519-5500Secondary Telephone: (800) 851-3420Fax: (301) 519-5212E-mail: email@example.comWebsite: https://www.ncjrs.govAvailable at no charge; also available from the website. Document Number: NCJ 204004.
Telephone: (301) 519-5500Secondary Telephone: (800) 851-3420Fax: (301) 519-5212E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite: https://www.ncjrs.govAvailable at no charge; also available from the website. Document Number: NCJ 204004.
This bulletin describes a training session to teach oral health professionals about their unique role in recognizing symptoms and patterns of family violence and abuse. The bulletin discusses how to create a safe environment for disclosure, intervene appropriately, refer individuals to appropriate services, and file mandatory reports.
Keywords: Oral health, Dentists, Dental hygienists, Family violence, Physical abuse, Crisis intervention, Training materials, Dental education, Models, Families
Genesee County Health Department. . Give your child a healthy start. Flint, MI: Genesee County Health Department, 1 v.
Genesee County Health Department 630 South Saginaw Street Flint, MI 48502 Telephone: (810) 257-3612Fax: (810) 257-3147Website: http://www.gchd.us/
Telephone: (810) 257-3612Fax: (810) 257-3147Website: http://www.gchd.us/
This curriculum for expectant parents enrolled in Healthy Start presents information about pregnancy and childbirth. The curriculum provides information for parents under the following categories: (1) taking care of yourself (easing discomfort, physical changes during pregnancy, depression, food and nutrition, stress, physical activity, care after birth, and family planning), (2) taking care of your infant ( physical development, premature infants, feeding, brain development, bonding, developmental milestones, baby care, crying, and oral health), (3) medical issues (infection and sexually transmitted diseases, alcohol and drug use during pregnancy, low birthweight, and shaken baby syndrome), and (4) safety (domestic abuse and violence, mildew and mold, fire safety, home safety, safe sleep, day care, and care safety). A brochure, a guide to services, and two newsletter issues are included. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]
Keywords: Healthy Start, Curricula, Pregnancy, Childbirth, Consumer education materials, Depression, Nutrition, Physical activity, Family planning, Infant health, Infant development, Oral health, Bonding, Prematurity, Crying, Infection, Sexually transmitted diseases, Alcohol use during pregnancy, Drug use during pregnancy, Low birthweight, Shaken baby syndrome
2007. School Health Policies and Programs Study (SHPPS) 2006. Journal of School Health 77(8):383-587.
American School Health Association 4340 East West Highway Bethesda, MD 20814 Telephone: (301) 652-8072Fax: (301) 652-8077E-mail: email@example.comWebsite: http://www.ashaweb.orgAvailable from the website.
Telephone: (301) 652-8072Fax: (301) 652-8077E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite: http://www.ashaweb.orgAvailable from the website.
This special issue of the Journal of School Health features 11 articles that describe key school health policies and practices across eight program components. The articles provide a comprehensive description of the 2006 School Health Policies and Programs Study. Components include health education, physical education and physical activity, health services, mental health and social services, nutrition services and foods and beverages available at school, healthy and safe school environment, physical school environment, faculty and staff health promotion, and family and community involvement in schools. An overview of the study and a summary of the study methods are included.
Keywords: Research, School health education, School health programs, School health services, Health policy, Physical education, Physical activity, Mental health, Social services, Nutrition, Safety, Environmental influences, Health promotion, Family school relations, Community role, Oral health, children, Families
Brener ND, Demissie Z, Foti K, McManus T, Shanklin SL, Hawkins J, Kann L. 2011. School health profiles: Characteristics of health programs among secondary schools. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 193 pp.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 1600 Clifton Road Atlanta, GA 30333 Telephone: (800) 232-4636Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348E-mail: email@example.comWebsite: http://www.cdc.govAvailable from the website.
Telephone: (800) 232-4636Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite: http://www.cdc.govAvailable from the website.
This report summarizes findings from state, local, territorial, and tribal surveys of principals and lead health education teachers in middle and high schools to measure school health policies and practices. The broad focus is on 5 of the 8 components of coordinated school health including health education, physical education, health services, healthy and safe school environment, and family and community involvement. The report also provides data on the percentage of secondary schools in a jurisdiction that are implementing recommended policies and practices to address critical health problems faced by children and adolescents (School Level Impact Measures). Finally, the report examines both long- and short-term trends in school health policies and practices among states and cities.
Keywords: School health programs, Health policy, School health education, Physical education, School health services, School safety, Family school relations, Trends, Surveys, Statistics
National Center on Health. 2013. Fostering a culture of health and wellness for Head Start children, families and staff. Elk Grove Village, IL: National Center on Health, 13 items.
National Center on Health American Academy of Pediatrics 141 Northwest Point Boulevard Elk Grove, IL 60007-1098 Telephone: (888) 227-5125E-mail: email@example.comWebsite: http://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/hslc/tta-system/healthAvailable from the web site.
Telephone: (888) 227-5125E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite: http://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/hslc/tta-system/healthAvailable from the web site.
This kit includes fact sheets for Head Start families and health managers on a variety of health topics related to children. They include: active play; health literacy: a key to understanding and using health information; healthy breathing at home (asthma prevention); healthy eating; mental health; oral health; safety and injury prevention; and healthy active living.
Keywords: Child health, Children, Health promotion, Play, Physical activity, Health literacy, Asthma, Smoking, Nutrition, Mental health, Oral health, Child safety, Injury prevention, Head Start, Consumer education materials
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