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Resource: MN Association for Children’s Mental Health Caregiver Resources Page

The MN Association for Children’s Mental Health has created a Caregiver Resources page. It was developed for parents, caregivers, and family members to support children’s and their own mental health. Resources include: factsheets and videos and topics include: attachment, childhood development, and trauma. More topics will be added over time!

Resource: Trading Sex and Sexual Exploitation among High School Students

In 2019, the Minnesota Student Survey included a new question (see image above) for 9th and 11th graders, asking them if they ever traded sex. This resource shares the demographics of individuals who traded sex including gender identity and race. Additionally, this resource shares how the Safe Harbor Law applies to those who are sexually […]

Resource: Sexual Violence

This website provides videos, webinars, reports, charts, trainings, and external resources regarding sexual violence. It includes information for individuals working with women, men, and people with disabilities who have experienced sexual violence. Additionally, one video is geared towards survivors.

Resource: CDC Influenza Materials

Are you looking for resources to promote health literacy around influenza and the influenza vaccine? Check out the CDC Influenza Resources page! This page includes a large variety of free resources including print materials, infographics, factsheets in multiple languages, videos, and even a graphic novel (picture below)! Resources range in target audience, including youth, adults, people […]

Resource: National Survey of Children’s Health October 2018 Fact Sheet

The National Survey of Children’s Health (NSCH), is funded and directed by the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB). Data from the 2017 NSCH is now available.  A brief overview of the 2017 NSCH, and new estimates of key child health indicators, are found in the NSCH Fact Sheet. This voluntary […]

Resource: National Public Health Week Toolkit

This week (April 2 – April 8, 2018) is National Public Health Week (NPHW)! The initiative created by the American Public Health Association promotes conversation on emerging public health topics. This year’s theme, “Changing Our Future Together,” promotes dialogue across disciplines and professionals while joining Generation Public Health’s goal for making the U.S. the healthiest […]

Why Breastfeed?

Download and share a PDF version of the below information.  Benefits for the Infant Breastfeeding is associated with decreased risks for common infant ailments—from colds to ear, nose, and throat infections to gastrointestinal infections—and to the development of chronic conditions later in life (1). Given the substantial body of evidence supporting the benefits of breast milk […]

Incarceration’s Impact on Families

The term Housed Out of Facility, or HOF, is one strategy the Minnesota Department of Corrections (MN DOC) uses to address over-crowding issues currently facing Minnesota prisons. When we learned about the impact of HOF on one inmate, we immediately became interested in conducting a Family Impact Analysis about HOF. This mother had been involved in the parenting program at […]

NEW Human Trafficking Fact Sheet: Definitions, Prevalence, Risk Markers, & Health Consequences

The Center for Leadership Education in Maternal and Child Public Health has developed a new Human Trafficking fact sheet. This resource describes human trafficking definitions, prevalence, risk markers, & health consequences. This fact sheet is free and available to anyone who wishes to distribute it. Download the fact sheet at Human Trafficking Fact Sheet (pdf).

Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Certificate Program

University of Minnesota, Institute of Child Development Center for Early Education and Development, Irving B. Harris Foundation The University of Minnesota Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health (IECMH) Certificate Program is announcing open enrollment for the IECMH certificate program.   The new IECMH cohort will begin in Fall, 2014.  The 2-year certificate offers an intensive, […]

The Affordable Care Act: Basic Provisions and Implications for Maternal and Child Health Populations

The Affordable Care Act: Basic Provisions and Implications for Maternal and Child Health Populations We at the Center for Leadership Education in Maternal and Child Public Health put together a series of factsheets about the Affordable Care Act in September 2013 to describe some of its provisions and implications for specific populations. Each of the […]

A Resource about the Affordable Care Act for the Hmong Population

We developed a factsheet for Hmong readers that describes the goals of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its potential impact on individual and public health.  Unlike other materials about the ACA developed for Hmong readers, this factsheet provides more than just enrollment information. It also discusses the philosophy and intent of the ACA relative […]