New Social Determinants of Health Resources
- NEW RESOURCE! Social Determinants of Health Information Flyer for Families
The National Resource Center for Patient/Family-Centered Medical Home released a supplemental social determinants of health flyer for the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Food Research & Action Center recently updated screening toolkit, Screen & Intervene: A Toolkit for Pediatricians to Address Food Insecurity. The flyer is available in English (8 ½ x 11 or 11 x 14) and Spanish (8 ½ x 11 or 11 x 14) and can be posted in pediatric clinics and practices to support families of children and youth with special health care needs and children with disabilities to increase their awareness of their pediatricians' role in supporting their non-medical needs, such as food insecurity, housing, transportation, and mental health.
- NEW RESOURCE! HealthyChildren.org article
The National Resource Center for Patient/Family-Centered Medical Home (NRC-PFCMH) partnered with Dr Joan Jeung, Executive Committee member of the American Academy of Pediatrics' (AAP) Section on Minority Health Equity and Inclusion (MHEI) and NRC-PFCMH Advisory Committee member, to write an article addressing social determinants of health (SDoH) screening for families with children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN). The article focuses on the role of the pediatrician in supporting families with non-medical concerns, such as meeting basic needs, dealing with stress and emotional concerns, in addition to highlighting support services available for families.