Policies & Programs, filtered by "Healthcare Professionals and Advocates"
Policies and programs that can improve health
Offer group educational, social, or physical activities that promote social interactions, regular attendance, and community involvement among older adults
Work to empower victims of intimate partner violence, help them with safety plans, and link them with community services (e.g., legal, housing, financial advice, emergency shelter, etc.)
Provide information and increase motivation to change or prevent problematic alcohol consumption in a short session; also called alcohol screening & brief intervention
Expand the role of allied dental professionals (e.g., hygienists, therapists, etc.) via changes to statute, dentist supervision requirements, etc.
Revise health care processes and provider roles to integrate mental health and substance abuse treatment into primary care
Use individual, group, and community-level interventions to provide education, support, and training that can affect social norms about HIV and other STIs
Engage health care professionals, lay health workers, and others to increase breastfeeding initiation, exclusive breastfeeding, and duration of breastfeeding
Provide parents with car seats free of charge, via loan or low cost rental, often with installation support
Educate parents and caregivers about proper use of car seats and reward parents and/or children for correct use
Use a case management model for frail elderly patients living independently, coordinating aspects of long-term care such as status assessment, monitoring, advocacy, care planning, etc.