American Academy of PediatricsHRSA Disclaimer

Domestic Violence and Child Discipline During the PandemicHRSA Disclaimer


The family snapshots survey highlights the disruptions and financial stress experienced during the pandemic that may have affected parenting practices and relationships in the home. Half of parents reported yelling at or threatening their children in the week prior to the survey, while 1 in 5 adults reported experiencing IPV during the pandemic. Financial worries and other stressors were associated with higher rates of domestic abuse. Studies that resulted from the survey are:

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Bright FuturesHRSA Disclaimer, American Academy of PediatricsHRSA Disclaimer

Bright Futures AAP Resource List (PDF)HRSA Disclaimer

Printable Document

A list of key resources and programs created by and affiliated with Bright Futures and AAP are compiled and summarized in this document.

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Bright FuturesHRSA Disclaimer, Association of Maternal & Child Health ProgramsHRSA Disclaimer

How Can Title V MCH Programs Support Pediatric Health Care Professionals in Addressing SDoH? (PDF)HRSA Disclaimer

Tip Sheet

Suggested roles for Title V MCH programs in supporting pediatric health care professionals to screen for SDoH and connect to community resources are outlined in this tip sheet.

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Child TrendsHRSA Disclaimer

Resources on the Home-based Early Care and Education Workforce and Using Integrated Data

A Demographic Comparison Between the Listed Home-based Early Care and Education Workforce and Children in Their CareHRSA Disclaimer

An ECE workforce that reflects the racial, ethnic, and linguistic diversity of the children in their care is an important dimension of child care quality. The demographic characteristics of the home-based workforce and the children in their direct care are described in this report.

Integrated Data Can Help States Better Respond to and Recover from Crises Like COVID-19HRSA Disclaimer

Blog post
Data are essential to helping policymakers and administrators understand the needs in their states that include helping families access services. Integrated data, which links data from 2 or more sources, is a key tool in answering critical policy, program, and research questions about children and families and the services they receive.

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Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s HealthHRSA Disclaimer

COVID-19 Policy Flexibilities Affecting CYSHCNHRSA Disclaimer


COVID-19 and the responses by federal and state governments, health systems, and providers affecting health care for CYSHCN in both the short and long term are examined in the report. Key policy flexibilities enacted during the public health emergency are identified, and stakeholder perspectives on the impact of the flexibilities on CYSHCN and their families and providers are summarized.

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National Academy for State Health PolicyHRSA Disclaimer

Using Data Strategies to Advance Health and Racial EquityHRSA Disclaimer

Blog Post

Data analysis is an essential tool for advancing health and racial equity. Spurred by the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on communities of color, states are exploring new strategies to use COVID-19 data and other public health data to advance health. Publicly available datasets as well as examples of how states are using data to inform their health equity approaches are outlined in this resource.

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National Adolescent and Young Adult Health Information CenterHRSA Disclaimer

Improving AYA Health: Challenges and Opportunities Emerging from the COVID-19 Pandemic (PDF)HRSA Disclaimer


The COVID-19 pandemic has forced rapid adaptations across the public health and health care sectors including those in systems that serve AYAs. Based on experiences and recommendations shared by experts, this document highlights successful adaptations to the pandemic and offers recommendations to advance AYA health during and after the pandemic.

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National Institute for Children’s Health QualityHRSA Disclaimer

Promoting Social Emotional Development During the Pediatric Well-Child Visit: A Demonstration ProjectHRSA Disclaimer

Journal Article

Current pediatric practice in the United States focuses primarily on cognitive and physical development. Pediatric providers are less familiar with established practices to screen for social emotional development issues and promote the caregiver–child relationship. This project suggests that improved methods show promise in increasing the number of children who receive age-appropriate social emotional development screenings or assessments at well-child visits.

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National Institute for Health Care ManagementHRSA Disclaimer

Health Equity: What Did We Learn from COVID-19, and What Is Next?HRSA Disclaimer


The lessons learned during 2020, and key solutions to address issues harming the health of Native American, Black, and Hispanic communities are outlined in this infographic.

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National WIC AssociationHRSA Disclaimer

Landscape of Maternal Mortality and WIC (PDF)HRSA Disclaimer


As a program that serves almost 2 million low-income pregnant and postpartum women, WIC helps to reduce maternal mortality. Concerted and collaborative efforts from individuals, organizations, programs, and legislators nationwide that are needed to further reduce maternal mortality and improve maternal and birth outcomes are presented in this document.

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Public Health NewswireHRSA Disclaimer

Articles on Health Worker Mental Health and Youth Medical Visits Related to Violence

COVID-19 Pandemic Taking Toll on Mental Health of Health WorkersHRSA Disclaimer

A recent study found health workers around the world have been experiencing depression, anxiety, and PTSD during the COVID-19 pandemic, and they urgently need support.

More Youth See Health Providers Because of Violence than ExpectedHRSA Disclaimer

A May 2021 study found about 1.4 million U.S. children and teens receive medical care for violence-related injury or exposure each year, far outpacing estimates. Researchers found that 3.4% of youth had a violence-related medical visit at some point in their lives, and nearly 2% had made such a visit in the past year.

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National Association of Workforce BoardsHRSA Disclaimer

Family-Centered Employment ToolkitHRSA Disclaimer


This toolkit is intended for workforce development boards to implement a 2-generation approach and family-centered employment and related resources and links. The creation of the toolkit was supported by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.

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Training & Educational – Webinars

Maternal and Child Health Bureau

Adolescent Vaccination Town HallHRSA Disclaimer

Webinar Archive

On June 22, 2021, as part of the HRSA Health Center COVID-19 Vaccine Program Adolescent Vaccination Town Hall or "Plant a Seed," presenters discussed ways to increase the number of adolescents vaccinated at health centers. Health center providers and pediatric health experts discussed challenges and best practices. Health center participants asked questions of the panel and shared their own strategies to increase adolescent vaccination rates.

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Association of Maternal and Child Health ProgramsHRSA Disclaimer, Association of State and Territorial Health OfficialsHRSA Disclaimer

Recruiting, Funding, and Training an Effective and Innovative Maternal Behavioral Health WorkforceHRSA Disclaimer

Wednesday, July 21, 2021
1:00pm to 2:00pm ET

Did you know, 37% of the U.S. population lives in a mental health professional shortage area? Join this national webinar to learn about effective strategies for building the maternal behavioral health workforce. This webinar will:

  • Highlight best practices in behavioral health workforce recruitment and retention
  • Discuss traditional and non-traditional funding sources for maternal behavioral health
  • Share innovative models and programs that address maternal behavioral health

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National Conference of State LegislaturesHRSA Disclaimer

Children’s Mental Health and Learning: Assessing COVID-19 Impacts and Looking AheadHRSA Disclaimer

Monday, July 26, 2021
2:00pm to 3:00pm ET

COVID-19 brought significant changes to in-person learning and access to school-based services for students across the United States. This significantly impacted child and youth mental health and well-being. During this webinar, experts will:

  • Provide an overview of how the pandemic may have affected children
  • Highlight the role that communities and schools can play to support recovery
  • Discuss state legislative trends

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Association of Schools & Programs of Public HealthHRSA Disclaimer

How Students Can Get Involved NowHRSA Disclaimer

Wednesday, August 4, 2021
2:00pm to 3:00pm ET

By hearing how those in various careers are working to get a hold on COVID-19 and learning about the variety of entry points into public health, attendees will discover ways that they can begin their own public health careers.

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Association of University Centers on DisabilitiesHRSA Disclaimer

Supporting Early Childhood Teachers with Assistive Technology, Vaccine Access

Webinar Archives

Supporting Teachers’ Use of Assistive Technology in Early Childhood: Lessons Learned in a Post-Pandemic WorldHRSA Disclaimer

During this June 2021 webinar, presenters discussed lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic to modify a professional development program designed to support early childhood educators in using assistive technology with young children with disabilities.

#VaccinateByADA: Strategies for COVID-19 Vaccine Access and Confidence for People with DisabilitiesHRSA Disclaimer

During this June 2021 webinar, members of the COVID-19 Vaccine Access and Confidence Among People with Disabilities Initiative COP shared outreach strategies, lessons learned, and continuing barriers in the goal of vaccinating all eligible persons with disabilities by the upcoming 31st Anniversary of the ADA on July 26.

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Dialogue4HealthHRSA Disclaimer

Framing Health Equity: Communication Strategies that WorkHRSA Disclaimer

Webinar Archive

During this June 2021 webinar, attendees discussed:

  • Practical strategies to define health equity issues more effectively
  • How to make innovative solutions come to life
  • How to leverage the power of a good explanation

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National Institute for Health Care ManagementHRSA Disclaimer

Investing in Children’s Health and Well-BeingHRSA Disclaimer

Webinar Archive

During this June 2021 webinar, experts discussed opportunities and strategies to help address the mental and physical health of children and young adults after a year of unprecedented challenges.

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