ERIC Number: ED464771
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Migrant Health Issues. Monograph Series.
National Center for Farmworker Health, Inc., Austin, TX.
This document contains 10 short monographs on priority issues relevant to the health and well-being of migrant and seasonal farmworkers and their families. An introduction by Daniel Hawkins discusses the important role of migrant health centers in providing primary and preventive health care services to this disadvantaged and underserved population. The monographs are: (1) "Dental/Oral Health Services" (Gina R. Lombardi); (2) "Environmental/Occupational Safety and Health" (Alice Larson); (3) "Medicaid and the State Children's Health Insurance Program" (Elizabeth Arendale); (4) "Mental Health and Substance Abuse" (Joseph D. Hovey); (5) "Outreach Services" (Tina Castanares); (6) "Domestic Violence Services" (Rachel Rodriguez); (7) "Disaster Relief" (Elia Gallardo); (8) "Housing" (Christopher Holden); (9) "Recruitment, Retention, and Training of Bilingual/Bicultural Staff" (Marian McDonald); and (10) "Child Labor" (Shelley Davis). Many monographs include discussions of related health education needs and training of medical and health professionals. (Contains references in each monograph.) (SV)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Child Health, Child Labor, Cross Cultural Training, Educational Needs, Health Promotion, Human Services, Medical Education, Mental Health, Migrant Children, Migrant Health Services, Migrant Housing, Migrant Workers, Migrant Youth, Occupational Safety and Health, Outreach Programs, Physical Health, Professional Training
National Center for Farmworker Health, Inc., 1770 FM 967, Buda, TX 78610. Tel: 800-531-5120 (Toll Free). For full text: http://www.ncfh.org/monograph.htm.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Advisory Council on Migrant Health, Rockville, MD.
Authoring Institution: National Center for Farmworker Health, Inc., Austin, TX.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Childrens Health Insurance Program