Children and Youth with Special Health Needs (CYSHN)
- Children and Youth with Special Health Needs (CYSHN) Program Fact Sheet
- Children and Youth with Special Health Needs (CYSHN) Program A Summary of Activities and Results
- Children with Special Health Needs - Population Overview Fact Sheet
- Definition of Children with Special Health Needs
The Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Advisory Task Force was created by the Minnesota Legislature in 1982 and reestablished in 2012 to advise, consult with and make recommendations to the Commissioner of Health.
Federal Title V Maternal and Child Health Block Grant - Title V of the Social Security Act is one of the largest Federal block grant programs. It leads the nation in ensuring the health of all mothers, infants, children, adolescents, and children with special health care needs (CSHCN). As part of Minnesota's Title V MCH Block Grant activity requirements, the Minnesota Department of Health reports annually to the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) on activities and expenditures supported through this grant, progress made on performance measures, as well as plans for the coming year.
Title V Maternal and Child Health Needs Assessment Fact Sheets - Every five years every Title V Maternal and Child Health program must undertake a comprehensive needs assessment:
- to identify state MCH priorities for the next five years
- to arrange programmatic and policy activity around these priorities
- to develop state performance measures to monitor the success of their efforts
Federal Maternal and Child Health Bureau - The federal Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) provides funding and guidance through the Title V Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Block Grant to every state and territory in the nation to address concerns for the populations of children and adolescents; children and youth with special health care needs; and pregnant women, mothers, and infants.
- 6 Core Outcomes: Key Measures of Performance
- Minnesota data from the National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs
The Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University houses a collection of historical document and reports related to maternal and child Health in the United States and health services for children and families.
Federal Maternal and Child Health Bureau: Concept and principles of family-centered care. Includes 1) a definition of family-centered care, 2) principles of family-centered care, 3) the role of cultural competence in family-centered care, 4) a definition of cultural/linguistic competence and 5) principles of cultural competence.