Resources

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Cap 4 Kids

Cap 4 Kids is a general resource for all health services in Delaware to support physicians connecting patients to resources.

Primary Care Practice Transformation

The Health Care Commission’s State Innovation Model (SIM) Practice Transformation initiative is aimed at providing services and technical assistance to primary care practices (PCP) in the state.

What is Practice Transformation?

Answer

Transformation Enrollment Information

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The site is organized to assist you with comparing each vendor and providing their contact information to get answers to your questions.  Each PCP will enroll with one vendor to receive Practice Transformation services and technical assistance.  If you have additional questions or would like to discuss the PT program, please feel free to contact Sharon Malgire directly.

Mental health

The DE AAP wants to support pediatricians to integrate medical and behavioral health and collaborate with other health, school, and state professionals to support families’ mental health needs.

Screening Tools

Bright Futures

Materials and tool resource kit for behavorial psychosocial screening and assessment.

Trauma Guide - AAP

This 6-part series was designed with the primary care practice in mind

Connected Kids

Offers child healthcare providers a comprehensive, logical approach to integrating violence prevention efforts.

Center for Youth Wellness

Our mission in the fight against aces and toxic stress is three fold: Prevent, Screen and Heal.

Depression Screening

Guidelines for Adolescent Depression in Primary Care (GLAD-PC): II. Treatment and Ongoing Management

US Preventive Services

Draft Update Summary: Depression in Children and Adolescents: Screening. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.

Substance Abuse

Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment is an evidence-based practice…

Local Resources

DE MHA , DE mental health board, Mobile crisis

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Available 24/7: 1-800-273-8255

Oral Health

Find a dentist in Delaware. First smile Delaware is a campaign supported by Department of Public Health to encourage children to connect to a dentist by age one.

Find a Dentist in Delaware

Find a dentist in Delaware, and other helpful oral health information.

First smile Delaware

This PDF provides information about dental services available in Delaware.

Oral Health CDC

Helping states improve their oral health programs. Extending the use of proven strategies to prevent oral disease.

Foster Care

The children in state custody have a right to comprehensive health care that addresses their complex needs. Please contact our executive director if you are interested in learning more about supporting the health of children in foster care or want to become involved.

Task Force Executive Summary

Task Force on the Health of Children in Foster Care.

Task Force Report

Task Force on the Health of Children in Foster Care.

Nemours Medical Home

Supporting medical home for foster care children at Nemours.

General Health

Find helpful information for choosing a physician, car seats, and keeping your kids safe. Information regarding immunization, school health, children with special needs, mental health, development, and oral health are also found here. This category also presents resources for  school health, childeren with special health care needs, breastfeeding, and oral health.

Need a Pediatrician?

The best way to start looking for a pediatrician is by asking other parents you know and trust….

Choosing a Pediatrician

Draft Update Summary: Depression in Children and Adolescents: Screening. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.

Safe Kids

Safety Resources for All Ages- from bikes, boating, car seats and falls to fires, playground, poisoning and school bus injury prevention

Looking for a Car Seat?

Car Seat Information- What to look for.

Car Seats

Car Seat Installation Locations Across Delaware

AA Poison Control Centers

American Association of Poison Control Centers Hotline: 1-800-222-1222

School Based Wellness Center

In Delaware SBHCs are operated by a multi-disciplinary team of health professionals who use a holistic approach to address a broad range of health and health-related needs of students.

Family Support - Special HC Needs

This is a great resource to support families of children with special health care needs

Promoting Quality HC for All Children

Family Voices is a national, nonprofit, family-led organization promoting quality health care for all children and youth, particularly those with special health care needs.

Delaware Breastfeeding Coalition

We protect, promote, and support breastfeeding in Delaware by imparting current and evidence-based information and skills to enable parents, families, health practitioners, and community leaders make informed decisions.

Oral Health - Local Dentists

This PDF provides information about dental services available in Delaware that will help individuals and families find and access appropriate dental resources.

Children's Health Coverage

Medicaid and CHIP provide no-cost or low-cost health coverage for eligible children in Delaware. Even if your children have been turned down in the past or you don’t know if they qualify, you may be able to get health coverage for them now.

Immunizations

The recommended immunization schedule is designed to protect infants and children early in life, when they are most vulnerable and before they are exposed to potentially life-threatening diseases.

Immunization Schedules

Infants and Children –  Immunization Schedules

Immunization Schedules

Preteen and Teen –  Immunization Schedules

Parental Information

Vaccine Information for Parents

Why you should vaccinate your baby

Vaccine Information for Parents

Why you should vaccinate your baby

Vaccine Information for Parents

Immunizations

Vaccine Information for Parents

Child Development

Child Development Watch- list. From birth to 5 years, your child should reach milestones in how he plays, learns, speaks, acts and moves. Track your child’s development and act early if you have a concern.

Learn the Signs - Act Early

Track your child’s development and act early if you have a concern.

Developmental Milestones

Developmental Milestones with a checklist.

Childhood Development Parental Concern

A valuable resource for parents who are concerned about your child’s development.

DE Thrives - Help Me Grow

The Help Me Grow system is a partnership of many organizations throughout the state that care for and about children and families.

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