Family & Community Engagement
A Framework for Assessing Family Engagement in Systems Change
This issue brief from the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health provides an assessment tool that features four domains and specific criteria for organizations to measure the level of family engagement in their work.
Two New Briefs on Families as Partners in Medicaid and Managed Care Organizations
Voices, New Jersey's Statewide Parent Advocacy Network, and the
Oklahoma Family Network – working with the Association of Territorial
Health Officials – developed two briefs that describe their states'
efforts to ensure that diverse family representatives were at the table
as partners in helping to develop programs and policies for Medicaid and Managed Care Organizations.
General & Maternal Child Health
State Telehealth Laws and Reimbursement Policies Report
report from the Center for Connected Health Policy offers policymakers,
health advocates, and other health care professionals the most current
summary guide of telehealth-related policies, laws, and regulations for
the states and the District of Columbia.
Child & Adolescent Health
and the University of Pittsburgh announced the launch of Manhood 2.0, a
gender-transformative curriculum and community-based program for
adolescent boys and young men.
Legislation and Policy in MCH
Community Health Centers and Family Planning in an Era of Policy Uncertainty
study – conducted by researchers at George Washington University's
Jacobs Institute of Women's Health and Geiger Gibson Program in
Community Health Policy, and the Kaiser Family Foundation – presents the
key findings of a national survey of community health centers and their
role in the provision of family planning and related services to
low-income women, men, and teens.