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Provides many papers and other media developed either by the Annie E. Casey Foundation or one of its grantees. The materials are on topics such as child welfare, family economic success, education, health, juvenile justice, and children of immigrants, among others.
Supports primary care practices (medical homes) in providing well-child and adolescent care according to Bright Futures: Guidelines for Health Supervision of Infants, Children, and Adolescents. Focuses on private practices, hospital-based or hospital-affiliated clinics, resident continuity clinics, school-based health centers, public health clinics, community health centers, Indian Health Service clinics, and other primary care facilities.
Works with states and territories to infuse knowledge, expertise, and leadership to reduce injury, hospitalization, disability and death for all children and youth. Helps states strengthen their capacity, utilize data and implement effective strategies to create injury and violence free environments.
Promotes the safety, permanency, and well-being of children, youth, and families by connecting child welfare, adoption, related professionals, and the public to information and tools covering child welfare, child abuse and neglect, out-of-home care, adoption, and more. Provides access to publications, websites, databases, and online learning tools for improving child welfare practice.
Contains information on drugs and other chemicals to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed. Includes information on the levels of such substances in breast milk and infant blood, and the possible adverse effects in the nursing infant.
Advances sexual and reproductive health and rights through an interrelated program of research, policy analysis and public education designed to generate new ideas, encourage enlightened public debate and promote sound policy and program development. The Institute produces a wide range of resources on topics pertaining to sexual and reproductive health, including reports, peer-reviewed journals, and a public policy journal.
MCHB, part of the Health Resources and Services Administration is responsible for Title V Block Grants, Healthy Start, initiatives concerning women and infants, child health and safety, children with special health care needs, and more. Provides data and reports.
Serves as a national resource for adolescent health information and research and to assure the integration, synthesis, coordination and dissemination of adolescent health-related information." The site includes publications and statistics.
Provides national leadership to the MCH community in three key areas: systems-wide program development, education, and state-of-the-art knowledge o improve the health and well-being of the nation's children and families. Provides tool kits and briefs.
A searchable database of diet and physical activity measures relevant to childhood obesity research. The purpose of this registry is to promote the consistent use of common measures and research methods across childhood obesity prevention and research at the individual, community, and population levels.
Supports health professionals, program administrators, educators, and policymakers with the goal of improving oral health services for infants, children, adolescents, and their families. Provides manuals, curricula, fact sheets, and more.
maintains a comprehensive collection of reviewed health education materials for use by teachers, administrators, university faculty, LEA staff and other professionals who work with preschool through 12th grade students in school settings and after-school programs. These materials are available for loan from the CHKRC library, with free delivery in California.
This project focuses on the issues homeless youth, aged 12 to 24, face. These include family conflict and other reasons for being on the street, lack of shelter and educational opportunities, health and mental health needs, and the effect of interactions with law enforcement agencies. The project highlights solutions for these youth by engaging them directly in research and policy discussions, and giving voice to their experiences and recommendations as well as those of researchers, practitioners, and policy experts.
The California Children’s Report Card grades the state on its ability to support better outcomes for kids, from prenatal to age 26. Each grade is based on the state’s progress (or lack thereof) on passing and implementing state-level policies and making investments in the supports and services needed for all kids to reach their full potential. The Pro-Kid Agenda provides recommendations to the state’s leaders on how to improve outcomes for kids in each section.
An annual, statewide-representative survey of women with a recent live birth in California. Collects self-reported information about maternal and infant experiences and about maternal attitudes and behaviors before, during and shortly after pregnancy.