valuable information about child development and what to
Help families form partnerships with their providers.
families to advocate for the health care needs of their
families to help their children gradually assume
Bright Futures Materials Available from Family Voices
Family Pocket Guide: Raising Healthy Infants, Children and Adolescents
The Family Pocket Guide covers:
To get a complimentary copy of the Family Pocket Guide, contact the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Information Center at (888) ASK-HRSA or (888)275-4772. Please reference #MCHN022 for the Pocket Guide (English) or #MCHN00187 for the Pocket Guide (Spanish). To get more information about bulk order possibilities contact us.
Health Care Visit Checklist for all Children Including Children with Special Health Care Needs
A child's health visit is a key time for families and health care providers to share information and observations about the child's development. This checklist helps families prepare for health visits so that they can develop a good relationship with their child's health care provider.
For information on how to obtain bulk orders of the Health Care Visit Checklist please contact us.
Family + Health Care Professionals = Partners for Healthy Children
Families make health decisions for their children every day. Ideally, they know the importance of immunizations and regular check-ups. They understand that good health depends on family routines, including healthy meals, physical activity, and discipline. And, families work with health care professionals to build the strong partnerships that are so important in supporting healthy children.
This handout contains information and resources for you and your family to foster communication in the family/professional partnership.
Click here for the PDF version of Partners for Healthy Children.
For information on how to obtain bulk orders of Partners for Healthy Children please contact us.
Group discussion game designed to bring Bright Futures concepts to families to bridge the gap between guidelines and practice. The intent of the Talkcards is to encourage families to share parenting ideas and strategies so others will have a range of options to think about when making their own decisions.
For information on how to obtain the Family Talk Cards please contact us.
Futures: Family Matters
2009 issues (in PDF format)
Transitions- Growing Up and Away
=Materials developed by Family Voices
Bright Futures Health Professional
Additional Bright Futures Materials
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