Voting is one of the most powerful tools we have to influence public policies that impact children and families and address health inequities in our communities. Election Day is 39 days away. Make sure you are registered to vote, and encourage eligible patients, families and colleagues to do the same. Here are just a few ways to […]
Archive: Month: September 2020
Nearly 20,000 Minnesotans found themselves without shelter on any given night in 2018 and a third of those were children living with their parents, according to research from the Wilder Foundation. This devastating situation has been exacerbated in 2020, particularly for individuals who identify as Black, Indigenous, and people of color. MNAAP leadership joined with those at the […]
Less than 30 days remain to complete the 2020 census. This is a once-in-a-decade opportunity to help make a difference in the lives of some of the most vulnerable children in the country. In 2010, more than 2 million children went uncounted. With half of those under age 5, the consequences of underfunded health and […]
Join the MNAAP Mental Health work group call scheduled for Sept. 22, 2020, from 12 – 1 p.m. for a webinar presentation on the “Minnesota Pediatric Mental Health Systems” with Denise Herrmann (MDH) and Angela Hirsch, LICSW American Indian Mental Health Clinical Coordinator (DHS). To receive login/call-in information for this training register here. For questions about completing the Adolescent/Young Adult Depression Screening MOC4 please email Kathi Cairns at firstname.lastname@example.org.
According to the latest guidance from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH), children should be sent home from school or daycare if they exhibit possible symptoms of COVID-19. The decision on when to return to school may often need to be done in collaboration with a clinician, and in some cases, may need an alternative diagnosis […]