Implementation Resources Pediatric Medical Home Implementation Resource Tutorials Available for Viewing! The National Center for Medical Home Implementation (NCMHI) created video tutorials describing how to find and use three popular resources available to assist with implementation of pediatric medical home: the "Building your Medical Home" online resource guide, the new NCMHI Web site, and a collection of state-based pediatric medical home resources. Strategies to Enhance Care for Hispanic Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs Created by the National Center for Medical Home Implementation based on lessons learned from a community-based medical home project in Rhode Island, this fact sheet provides clinicians, state and community-based organizations with strategies on how to enhance care for Hispanic children, youth and their families. Tools to Assist Families during ACA Open Enrollment (English and Spanish) Open Enrollment began November 1, 2015. Pediatric clinicians and practices can help educate families about benefits available through the Affordable Care Act by using four plain language fact sheets which provide an overview of specific parts of the Affordable Care Act that benefit children and youth with special health care needs and their families. Fact sheets are available in English and Spanish. Tools to Communicate Information about the Pediatric Medical Home to Families The Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative created an infographic specifically designed to help families understand the pediatric medical home model. Clinicians, policy makers, and family advocates can use this infographic to assist families to better understand medical home. Adverse Childhood Experience Survey Toolkit for Providers Created by the Crittenton Foundation, this comprehensive toolkit explains how to administer a survey that screens for Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), a tip sheet that provides practical advice for planning and administrating the ACEs survey, and a resource list for providers to address ACEs in patients and families. Innovation Station: Promising Practices for Title V Programs This searchable database created by the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs allows state Title V programs to view evidence-based and evidence-informed practices, including many examples related to implementation of pediatric medical home. Trainings, Events, and Conferences Join the National Center for Medical Home Implementation at the AMCHP Annual Conference January 23 – 26, 2015, Washington DC The Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs (AMCHP) annual conference will bring together leaders across the country to discuss innovations in maternal and child health. The National Center for Medical Home Implementation will present an oral workshop focusing on increasing access to pediatric medical home for Hispanic communities and will distribute numerous tools and resources at an exhibit table throughout the conference. View more information about the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs Annual Conference Webinar Series to Support Implementation of the Block Grant TransformationTaking Action with Evidence: Implementation Roadmaps The Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs (AMCHP) and the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health Strengthen the Evidence Base for Maternal and Child Health are hosting a series of webinars to support Title V programs in selecting evidence-based or -informed strategies to achieve National Performance Measures. View more information here. NYMAC Medical Home Webinar SeriesJanuary - May 2016The New York Mid Atlantic Consortium for Genetics and Newborn Screening Services (NYMAC) invites pediatric medical home stakeholders from across the country to participate in a comprehensive webinar series which will provide information on practical aspects of care coordination, team-based care, cultural humility, patient-centered communication, and general resources for families and clinicians.View more information about the webinar series here. Medication Prescribing for Pregnant and Childbearing-aged Women: Resources for the Practicing ClinicianWebinar, January 26, 2016, 2:00-3:00 pm EasternThis webinar will provide clinicians with strategies to support shared decision-making related to medications among pregnant and child-bearing women in the context of the medical home. Webinar participants will learn more about medication safety during pregnancy, relevant clinical considerations and resources to help counsel women on treatment decisions. View registration information for this webinar here. National Initiatives New Growth Charts for Children with Down Syndrome A recent study in Pediatrics includes new growth charts that pediatric clinicians can use to monitor growth among children with Down syndrome and assess how well children are growing as compared to their peers. For more information, pediatric clinicians can view an accompanying abstract and a summary of key findings. New Clinical Report: IDEA for Children with Special Educational Needs A new clinical report, "The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) for Children with Special Educational Needs" explains key components of the most recent version of IDEA targeted toward pediatric clinicians. Clinicians can use the report’s guidance to ensure that every child in need receives early intervention and special education services. Partners The Care Coordination Conundrum and Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs Created by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau funded Catalyst Center, this report discusses why care coordination has been insufficiently financed and reimbursed, and provides recommendations on how to address these challenges to ensure every child has comprehensive coordinated care. Apply for CATCH Grants by January 29, 2016 Grants of up to $10,000 for pediatricians and fellowship trainees and $2,000 for pediatric residents are available now from the Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) program. Grants should describe innovative initiatives that will ensure all children, especially underserved children, have medical homes, timely immunizations, and access to health services not otherwise available in their communities. From our Web Site Innovative and Promising Practices in Pediatric Medical Home ImplementationThe National Center for Medical Home Implementation (NCMHI) is collecting innovative and promising practices in pediatric medical home implementation. Learn from strategies implemented across the country by various pediatric medical home stakeholders such as clinicians, family advocates, and state-based agencies by viewing the NCMHI Web site.