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New England Network to Prevent Childhood Injuries. n.d.. New England Network to Prevent Childhood Injuries. Newton, MA: Education Development Center, 9 items.

Annotation: This booklet provides an overview of the New England Network to Prevent Childhood Injuries at the Education Development Center (EDC). The five areas that comprise EDC's work scope are outlined: data analysis and collection, conference organization, technical assistance to state funded projects, development and distribution of products designed to prevent injury, publication production, and development and evaluation of teaching materials in injury prevention. The booklet contains an order form. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: New England Network to Prevent Childhood Injuries, Education Development Center, 55 Chapel Street, Newton, MA 02158-1060, Telephone: (617) 969-7100 Out of print.

Keywords: Educational materials, Financing, Injury prevention, Organizations

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Boy Scouts of America. n.d.. Drugs: A deadly game, Part II. Irving, TX: Boy Scouts of America, 1 brochure (16 pp.), 1 order form (1 p.).

Annotation: This drug abuse brochure is aimed at educating the public about the dangers of drug use. The campaign launched in 1987 is directed toward all segments of the community. It focuses on youth, whether or not they are involved in the Boy Scouts of America.

Contact: Boy Scouts of America, Drug Abuse Task Force S200, 1325 Walnut Hill Lane, P.O. Box 152079, Irving, TX 75015-2079, Kit $32.00, videocassette $16.00, set of teacher's guides and brochures $16.00, posters' price varies according to style.

Keywords: Adolescent health, Adolescents, Drugs, National organizations, Prevention programs, Substance abuse

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National SAFE KIDS Campaign. n.d.. Home safety checklist. Indianapolis, IN: Kiwanis International, 4 pp. (MEP 9)

Annotation: This home safety checklist constituted a brochure provided by the National SAFE KIDS Campaign to Kiwanis International. Local Kiwanis groups were encouraged to print the brochure under their own logo for distribution to parents through hospitals, pediatricians, supermarkets, child care centers and other community sites. The checklist is designed for use by parents to evaluate their homes for injury risks to children so they might take preventive measures. Injury areas covered include falls, cuts, drowning, asphyxiation, nursery and toy injuries, juvenile furniture, burns, and outside play areas. The checklist is written at an easily understood language level.

Keywords: Children, Community organizations, Consumer education, Educational materials, High risk groups, Injury prevention, Intervention, Parent education, Residential injuries

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Gilbert L. n.d.. Together in ministry: Persons with hearing impairment in the churches. Washington, DC: Gallaudet University, 1 filmstrip, 1 cassette (12:45 minutes).

Annotation: This filmstrip discusses how ministers can accommodate hearing impaired individuals in their congregations. The reverse side of the audiocassette contains 'An Unfair Hearing Test' which demonstrates how words are heard when an individual has a hearing impairment.

Keywords: Audiovisual materials, Hearing disorders, Inclusion, Religious organizations

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Family Voices. n.d.. Family Voices discusses managed care. Algodones, NM: Family Voices, 1 p.

Annotation: This fact sheet describes the primary characteristics of managed care with particular reference to children with special health needs. It briefly reviews the features of managed care and how it works; lists examples of managed care within health maintenance organizations, preferred provider organizations, and Medicaid managed care; considers reasons that managed care is effective in containing costs, and focuses on service implications for children with special health needs within managed care programs. The fact sheet concludes with advice for parents whose children may be affected by the introduction of a managed care program. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Family Voices, 3701 San Mateo Boulevard, N.E., Suite 103, Albuquerque, NM 87110, Telephone: (505) 872-4774 Secondary Telephone: (888) 835-5669 Fax: (505) 872-4780 Web Site: http://www.familyvoices.org Price unknown.

Keywords: Children with special health care needs, Educational materials, Health care delivery, Health maintenance organizations, Managed care, Materials for parents, Medicaid managed care, Preferred provider organizations

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Care Financing Administration, Medicaid Managed Care Office. n.d.. Proposal for a Section 1915(b) capitated waiver program: Streamlined waiver application form. Baltimore, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Medicaid Managed Care Office, ca. 100 pp.

Annotation: This manual contains section by section instructions for filling out a standardized waiver application form (and a copy of the form itself) for use in requesting implementation of a 1915(b) waiver program involving health maintenance organizations (HMOs) or prepaid health plans (PHPs) that provide necessary services to Medicaid recipients under their care. It is designed to streamline the waiver approval process and thus eliminate unnecessary and cumbersome paperwork requirements.

Contact: U.S. Health Care Financing Administration, Medicaid Managed Care Office, 6325 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21207, Telephone: (410) 966-9510 Available at no charge.

Keywords: Applications, Capitation rates, Health maintenance organizations, Medicaid managed care, Prepaid health plans, Waivers

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National Association of Children's Hospitals and Related Institutions. n.d.. A parent's guide: Understanding the basics of managed care. Alexandria, VA: National Association of Children's Hospitals and Related Institutions, 4 pp.

Annotation: This brochure uses a topical question and answer format that to explain the variety of health plans available; and it suggests questions to ask about plans in general and about services for children specifically.

Contact: Children's Hospital Association, 600 13th Street, N.W., Suite 500, Washington, DC 20005, Telephone: (202) 753-5500 Web Site: http://www.childrenshospitals.net Price unknown.

Keywords: Children with special health care needs, Health care reform, Health insurance, Health maintenance organizations, Managed care, Materials for parents, Point of service plans, Preferred provider organizations, Primary care

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De Geyndt W. n.d.. Control of organizational behavior: The use of power—influence—authority. Minneapolis, MN: [University of Minnesota, School of Public Health], Systems Development Project, 27 pp. (Comment series no.: 7-9 (5))

Annotation: This paper discusses the concept of power, the concept of influence, and the concept of authority in the context of management. The balance between individual behavior, the goals of the organization, and power are addressed.

Keywords: .Administration, Management, Organizations

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CURE/Heart, Body and Soul, Inc. n.d.. A how-to guide of CURE/ Heart, Body and Soul, Inc.: A people-work in progress. Baltimore, MD: CURE/Heart, Body and Soul, Inc., 20 pp.

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Camic N. n.d.. Families in the Changing Health Care Marketplace [Final report]. Madison, WI: Center for Public Representation, 21 pp.

Annotation: The goal of this project was to assist in the formation of a collaborative effort involving the government, providers, private payers, and families in order to reconcile the operational difficulties of achieving health care cost containment while retaining quality, access, and family-centeredness. The project sought to: develop approaches to health care financing that are sensitive to the needs of families with children who have special health care needs; assist families with special health care needs in dealing with financial problems which pose barriers to obtaining appropriate health services; and disseminate information regarding financing of care for children with special health care needs. Family health benefits counselors assisted approximately 1600 over the course of the project by conducting intake interviews, informing families about health care financing options, assisting in completing applications and/or filing appeals or denials of public or private benefits and facilitating negotiations with medical creditors. Consultation with legal backup and referral for legal intervention were distinguishing aspects of the project. Benefits counselors and project attorney worked with state and county administrative and regulatory agencies, private insurers and health care providers and associations to resolve systemic problems. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Technical Information Service, 5301 Shawnee Road, Alexandria, VA 22312, Telephone: (703) 605-6050 Secondary Telephone: (888) 584-8332 E-mail: customerservice@ntis.gov Web Site: http://www.ntis.gov/Index.aspx Document Number: NTIS PB93-199156.

Keywords: Advocacy, Case Management, Chronic illnesses and disabilities, Families, Family health, Financial Counseling, Financing Health Care, Health Insurance, Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs), Medicaid, Reimbursement

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