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Resources for Bureau of Family Health Grantees

Program Management:

MCH Project Management Portal - This site is provided to assist agencies in carrying out the requirements of the Maternal and Child Health services contracts with the Iowa Department of Public Health. The project management portal is a private site. For access, please contact your MCH Consultant or call 1-800-383-3826.

Manuals/Handbooks:

Administrative Manual for Community Based Programs

This manual has been developed as a guide and reference for implementation of the Maternal and Child and Adolescent Health services contract with the Iowa Department of Public Health. However, the manual may be helpful to others interested in systems development or other maternal and child and adolescent health activities.

Click here to view the manual (5th Edition)  PDF

Women’s Health Information System Manuals

The user’s manual for the Women’s Health Information System has been developed as a guide for data entry as required by the Maternal and Child Health services contract with the Iowa Department of Public Health. The manual can be saved on the local computer without opening by ‘right clicking’ on the link and selecting ‘save target as’ from the pop-up menu.

EPSDT Care for Kids Informing and Care Coordination Handbook 

The EPSDT Care for Kids Informing and Care Coordination Handbook assists Title V Child Health agencies and their subcontractors in implementing EPSDT Care for Kids informing and care coordination services.

Click here to view the manual PDF

DHS Policy Manuals

The Iowa Medicaid Provider Manuals for Maternal Health Centers and Screening Centers contain basic information concerning Iowa’s Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid). All providers of health agencies enrolled as a Medicaid Maternal Health Center and/or Screening Center use these manuals. They contain information on services, policies, procedures, and billing for these Medicaid programs.

Trainings and Posted Webinars

Maternal Health Orientation Video

Resource from WHIS Database Revision IDPH MH Program - December 2014

Screening for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea

Screening for Adolescent Depression

Domestic Violence Screening Training and Resources

Caregiver Depression Screening Training (CDST)

Iowa Health and Wellness Plan (IHaWP) Training and Resources

Child Health Resources Webinar

Other Links of Interest:

2010 Iowa Child and Family Household Health Survey

The 2010 Iowa Child and Family Household Health Survey (IHHS) is a comprehensive, statewide effort to evaluate the health status, access to health care, and social environment of children and families in Iowa. The first IHHS was conducted in 2000, the second in 2005, and the most recent in 2010. The survey instrument for the 2010 IHHS can be found below.

Additional Resources