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Health and Welfare for Families in 21st Century

Health and Welfare for Families in 21st Century - 99 edition

ISBN13: 978-0763708672

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ISBN10: 0763708674 Edition: 99
Copyright: 1999
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Published: 1999
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Health and Welfare for Families in 21st Century - 99 edition

ISBN13: 978-0763708672

Helen M. Wallace, Gordon Green, Kenneth J. Jaros and Lisa L. Paine

ISBN13: 978-0763708672
ISBN10: 0763708674 Edition: 99
Copyright: 1999
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Published: 1999
International: No
Summary

Health and Welfare for Families in the 21st Century analyzes the revolutionizing effect of changes occurring today on the social, educational, political, and economic aspects of family health care in the 21st century. This vitally important new book is for educators in graduate schools of public health, nursing, social work, nutrition, allied health, medicine, and health policy professionals in the health or political professions. Its goal is to promote better health and welfare for the increasing number of children and families at risk, through preventive and treatment efforts, and education.

Addresses major issues of health and welfare needs for communities and families, such as child health care and maternal and infant health, nutrition, homelessness, education, disability, and poverty measures.

Brings new approaches to the challenges of family health and social care with a focus on promoting advocacy and prevention.

Presents an interdisplinary perspective to foster a broad, comprehensive approach.

Summarizes recent and current legislation and its effects.

Provides examples of successful models of delivering health and social care.

Table of Contents

Prefaces/P. Lee & A. Nora
Foreword/H. Wallace, G. Green, K. Jaros, M. Story & L. Paine
Bright Futures Children's Health Charter

Section I: Foundations

1. The American Family: Changes and Challenges for the 21st Century/S. Hofferth
2. Health Care and Health Care Policy in a Changing World/P. Lee, A.E. Benjamin & D. Barr
3. Health in the American Family in a Post-Modern Society: an Ecological Perspective/J. Patterson
4. The Family and Health in the 21st Century/C.E. Fox
5. The Health and Welfare Policy Process: The Case of the 1996 Welfare Reforms/E. Declercq
6. The Children's Health Care Safety Net: A Changing Environment/L. Squire & R. Martini
7. Evaluation Performance Management and Health Status Surveillance/D. Peterson & G. Alexander

Section II: Social Welfare

8. Welfare Reform's Direct and Indirect Effects on Children's Health Programs/J. Hudman & B. Starfield
9. Combating Family Poverty: A Review of the American Welfare System/S. Wexler & V. Carr Copeland
10. Potential Effect of 1996 Welfare Reform Legislation on the Economic Status and Overall Well-being of Low Income Families/M.E. Collins & L. Lundgren-Gaveras
11. Child Care/R. Fellmeth
12. Child Abuse and Neglect/P. Rosquist & R. Krugman
13. Health Care of Children in Foster Care/M. Carrasco
14. Homeless Women and Their Children/P. Sherman & I. Redlener

Section III: Health Expenditures and Insurance

15. Overview of Health Insurance for Children and Youth/H. Wallace
16. Title XXI - The State Children's Health Insurance Programs: What the New Authority Means for States/S. Gehshan
17. State Child Health Insurance Programs: Western Pennsylvania Caring Foundation for Children/C. LaVallee & K.D. Sunderman
18. Managed Care and Children/D. Hughes
19. The Supplemental Security Insurance Program for Children/J. Reiss, H. Wallace & M. McPherson 20. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (Kassebaum-Kennedy Act), HR3103/H. Wallace
21. National Health Expenditures/K. Levit
22. Quality Health Insurance for All Our Children/D. Schiff Section IV: Health Issues and Policy Implications
23. Maternal and Perinatal Care in the USA/L. McClosky & P. Wise
24. Infant Mortality in Japan and the USA/Japan & USA Teams
25. Sexually Transmitted Diseases/R. Fullilove
26. AIDS in the United States: The Changing Epidemic/R. Fullilove
27. Nutrition Issues for Mothers, Children, Youth, and Families/M. Story
28. Oral Health in Maternal and Child Health/P. Casmassimo

Section V: Programs and Initiatives

29. Prevention and Intervention/J. Marks & L. Wilcox
30. Health Start/T.M. Goldman & D. de la Cruz
31. Head Start/A. Cohn Donnelly & F. Green
32. Childhood Immunizations/L. Rodewald & J. Kuritsky
33. Adolescent Health and Welfare Reform/J. Maehr & M. Felice
34. The Progress and Potential of Injury Prevention/G. Allen Bolton, M. Stowe & P. Boumbulian
35. Emergency Medical Services/J. Athey
36. Immigration and Health/M. Valdez
37. Ensuring Substance Abuse Services for Families/E. Hutchins
38. Social Policy Reform and America's Cities: Risk and Opportunity for Maternal and Child Health/M. Peck
39. Maternal and Child Health at a Critical Crossroads/K. Van Landeghan & C. Hess

Section VI: Summing Up

40. Steps for the Future/V. Hutchins

Appendix A: Ten Essential Points and MCH Glossary Index

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