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HTPCP is a competitive grant program that awards funds to innovative, community-based projects to improve access to health care and promote preventive health services. To learn more, visit Program Overview.

CALL FOR PAPERS - DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 10TH
Electronic Data Methods Forum: Call for papers for a special issue of eGEMS
This issue will share lessons learned from innovators and leaders who developed and deployed health information technology (IT) tools to improve patient outcomes
 
RESOURCES & PUBLICATIONS
Kurbo: A Health App Yielding a Healthier Youth
Kurbo is the only mobile and online weight management program for kids, teens and their families.
 
Resource for Families: Getting to Know Title V
Created by Family Voices, this helpful reference describes the Title V mission, history, and services and how families participate in Title V programs and policies.
 
Using Health Text Messages to Improve Consumer Health Knowledge, Behaviors, and Outcomes: An Environmental Scan
This report reviews the effectiveness and acceptance of health text messaging (Text4Baby) and other mHealth initiatives in order to support future efforts by HHS.
 
Child Trends Report: Understanding Mental Wellness
The new Child Trends report summarizes current knowledge on children's mental health and offers a more-inclusive framework for understanding mental wellness.
 
"Change Talk: Childhood Obesity"
An interactive, training simulation to help pediatricians and other health professionals learn motivational interviewing techniques to counsel families on childhood obesity.
 
Impacting Process: Quality Improvement in MCH Training
This learning tool includes five sessions and was developed for implementation in group settings, but also may be completed individually as a self-study.

 

 
HTPCP

SPECIAL FEATURE: AN INTERVIEW WITH HTPCP GRANTEE

Dr Peter Szilagyi explains how Healthy Tomorrows project, WECAIR, utilizes community navigators to integrate services offered within pediatric medical homes with community public health programs, based on the needs of the children and families. Read more


SUSTAINABILITY RESOURCES
Webinar series "More than Money: The Keys to Achieving Long-term Sustainability" is an opportunity for community programs to learn about the fundamental principles and practices to promote program sustainability.
Over 80% of Healthy Tomorrows projects sustain beyond their 5-year grant and a majority have documented outcomes. View the two-page data brief to learn more about the sustainability and impact of Healthy Tomorrows projects.
Healthy Tomorrows: Past, Present and Future video highlights the work of the HTPC Program, collaborative partnerships, family involvement, evaluation, cultural competence, and sustainability.
End Games: The Challenge of Sustainability report discusses what funders and grantees think about sustainability of their community-based initiatives intended to improve conditions and outcomes for children and families.

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