Category: Current News

CI&R Teams Celebrate Progress & Plan for Peer Support at Final Learning Session

Community teams working to plan and pilot Coordinated Intake & Referral (CI&R) were encouraged to “look back and leap forward,” as they celebrated their progress at the final meeting of the 16-month learning collaborative in Daytona Beach. Keynote presenter Kenn

Paid Family Leave

(The information in this post is duplicated from an original AMCHP email received 6/13/17.) Paid Family Leave The Urban Institute published a brief that illustrates the patchwork of public and private policies that do not meet the needs of working mothers. The

AECF: Not enough is being done to help children overcome “toxic stress”

US: AECF: Not enough is being done to help children overcome “toxic stress” WKRC – June 05, 2017 Maria Piombo of Central Clinic Behavior Health said that 80 percent of the kids they see have had “toxic stress” and instead

AMCHP’s Statement on the President’s Budget Proposal for FY2018

The Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs has released a statement on the President’s Budget Proposal for FY2018.

FDA warns some lead tests might be inaccurate

(The information in this post is duplicated from an original AMCHP Legislative Alert received via email on 5/17/17.) The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned that certain lead tests manufactured by Magellan

How Healthy Families Resolve Conflict

US: How healthy families resolve conflict Tribune – December 20, 2016 Every family experiences trying moments. Even emotionally healthy clans have their share of drama, misunderstandings and hurt feelings. What’s different about healthy families is how they handle their inevitable struggles.

Too few infants with possible Zika infection being tested: CDC

Breaking News · April 4, 2017 · www.aapnews.org Too few infants with possible Zika infection being tested: CDC by Melissa Jenco · News Content Editor Only 25% of infants with possible congenital Zika virus infection received recommended brain imaging, according to

A Community based program of mentoring mothers in recovery to establish infrastructure and patterns of success: What would that look like?

A Community based program of mentoring mothers in recovery to establish infrastructure and patterns of success: What would that look like? In a nutshell, we could create opportunities for young mothers and their families who are affected by drug addiction,

Florida Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Newsletters

(Some information in this post is duplicated from the FL MIECHV website accessed 3/6/17.) MIECHV Newsletters Florida is implementing the federal Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Initiative through a public-private partnership. Led by the Florida Association of

Center for the Study of Social Policy Blog

(The information in this posted is duplicated from the CSSP website accessed 3/6/17.) Center for the Study of Social Policy – New Blog! The Center for the Study of Social Policy (CSSP) uses data, extensive community experience and a focus