ERIC Number: ED460228
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
AdvoCasey: Documenting Programs That Work for Kids and Families, 2000.
Nelson, Douglas W.; Rust, Bill; Hinds, Michael DeCourcy
AdvoCasey, v2 n1 Spr-Sum 2000
This publication includes five articles on health care and health promotion within impoverished communities. "The Health of Families and Communities" (Douglas W. Nelson) introduces the issue, discussing the work of the Annie E. Casey Foundation in communities. "Inconspicuous Consumption: Treating Latent TB Infection in Seattle" (Bill Rust) reports on an effective pilot program to help refugees in Seattle successfully complete a 6-month program of therapy for latent tuberculosis infection. "Health Care for All: Medicaid and CHIP Outreach in New Orleans" (Michael DeCourcy Hinds) describes a neighborhood-based program to sign up more children who are eligible for public health insurance. "The Capacity to Heal: The Rebirth of a Community Health Center in Richmond" (Bill Rust) tells the story of a community-wide effort to reopen a defunct neighborhood health center. "Walking the Plain Talk: Protecting Sexually Active Teens in Atlanta, New Orleans, and San Diego" (Bill Rust) assesses the Annie E. Casey Foundation's community-based initiative to protect sexually active teens from pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases. (SM)
Descriptors: Access to Health Care, Adolescents, Blacks, Child Health, Community Health Services, Community Planning, Family Health, Health Promotion, Immigrants, Minority Groups, Poverty, Pregnancy, Public Health, Refugees, Urban Areas
Annie E. Casey Foundation, 701 St. Paul Street, Baltimore, MD 21202. Tel: 410-547-6600; Fax: 410-547-6624; Web site: http://www.aecf.org. For full text: http://www.aecf.org/publications/advocasey/summer2000/index. htm.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Annie E. Casey Foundation, Baltimore, MD.
Identifiers - Location: California (San Diego); Georgia (Atlanta); Louisiana (New Orleans); Virginia (Richmond); Washington (Seattle)
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Childrens Health Insurance Program