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Legal Aspects of Children's Health Services Resource Guide

This guide provides information about laws and services related to children and adolescents.

Quick Facts

Topics: Maternal and Child Health, Vulnerable Populations & Health Disparities

Format: Toolkits and Guides

Time: 1 hour

Cost: Free

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Description

NWCPHP collaborated with the Network for Public Health Law, Southern Region Office to create this resource guide that provides information about laws and services related to children and adolescents. This guide is divided into five parts that look at different aspects of children's health services. You may look at each part individually or download the entire guide below.

Learning Objectives

  • List the common health issues children face, particularly low-income and vulnerable children
  • Identify a range of laws and services that address child health needs

Intended Audience

Those who work with children or their families, or serve as a resource for referrals or consultations related to children's health

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Updated June 13, 2014

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Quick Facts

Topics: Maternal and Child Health, Vulnerable Populations & Health Disparities

Format: Toolkits and Guides

Time: 1 hour

Cost: Free

Authors

Jane Perkins, JD, MPH; Sarah Somers, JD, MPH; Corey Davis, JD, MSPH
The Network for Public Health Law, Southeastern Region Office at The National Health Law Program

Background

In the spring of 2012, NWCPHP conducted key informant interviews with individuals within the Network for Public Health Law and used the insight gained to build the following practical tools and services for public health professionals and their attorneys:

  • Consultation and coaching for public health law and policy trainers.
  • Online public health law training database.
  • Three online training modules on priority public health law and policy topics.
  • Toolkits and guidelines for developing and delivering public health law trainings.

Competencies

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