Training Materials

Overview of Courses “Sweetened Beverage Taxes: Rationale, Effectiveness, and Lessons from the Field” Jessie Jones-Smith, Associate Professor, University of Washington, Seattle, School of Public Health, Departments of Health Services and Epidemiology.  “Amplifying MCH Nutrition Impact Using I+PSE Approaches – Short Course”Angie Tagtow, MS, RD, LD, Founder & Chief Strategist, Äkta Strategies, LLC.  This short course offers capacity […]

Complete Journal Articles

ASPHN Public Health Nutrition Resources The Association of State Public Health Nutritionists has launched PublicHealthNutrition.org to make it easier for public health nutritionists (PHNs) to increase their knowledge and skills. The website provides links to hundreds of resources and programs available to PHNs. Read more Journal Articles Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs August 2013 Member Brief:  Includes […]

Key MCH Nutrition Documents from the Western States

Alaska Childhood Obesity in Alaska (PDF) Prevalence of Overweight and Obesity in among Anchorage School District Students, 1998-2008 (PDF) The Burden of Overweight and Obesity in Alaska Summary Report (PDF) Montana  Infant Feeding Surveillance in Montana Washington  Child care policy briefs

Key Data Reports for MCH Nutrition

The Maternal and Child Health Bureau publishes an annual report presenting data for each of the states and jurisdictions that receive Title V Block Grant Funds.  This report is known as the “Title V: A Snapshot of Maternal and Child Health.” These online resources present data from the most current application and some draw data from other resources. Click on a state […]

Journal Articles

Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs August 2013 Member Brief: Includes legislative and policy updates, recent publications, career opportunities, and funding application deadlines. Click here to access. 

Children with Special Health Care Needs

The Washington State Department of Health has posted the third edition of the “Nutrition Interventions for Children with Special Health Care Needs” booklet on its website. You can download a PDF of this booklet here: http://here.doh.wa.gov/materials/nutrition-interventions .  The new edition includes three new chapters, which makes the publication more comprehensive. These chapters include breastfeeding, physical activity, and […]

ASPHN Public Health Nutrition Resources

The Association of State Public Health Nutritionists has launched PublicHealthNutrition.org to make it easier for public health nutritionists (PHNs) to increase their knowledge and skills. The website provides links to hundreds of resources and programs available to PHNs. The information is organized by the profession’s categories of practice (Nutrition, Advocacy, Communication, Research, PSE, and Leadership) and sub-categorized by “indicators.” The indicators are […]

American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic Criteria for Autistic Spectrum Disorders

From the austism information page at CDCClick here for more of the CDC links for health care providers and families. http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/autism/hcp-dsm.html Diagnostic Criteria The American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual-IV, Text Revision (DSM-IV-TR) 1 provides standardized criteria to help diagnose ASDs.  Diagnostic Criteria for 299.00 Autistic Disorder    1. Six or more items from (1), (2), and (3), […]

Links and Resources

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