Sandra Terrell, MS, RN
Assistant Director for Clinical Policy and Programs
NC Division of Medical Assistance
Clinical Policy & Programs
2501 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-2501
Email: sandra.terrell@ HHS.nc.gov
Implementing North Carolina Baby Love Maternal Outreach Workers Program
Implementation support is not currently available for the model as reviewed.
Implementation last updated: 2012
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Recommended further reading
The following references were sources for the implementation profile or were recommended by the program developer for further reading.
Navaie-Waliser, M., Martin, S. L., Tessaro, I., Campbell, M. K., & Cross, A. W. (2000). Social support and psychological functioning among high-risk mothers: The impact of the Baby Love Maternal Outreach Worker program. Public Health Nursing, 17(4), 280-291.
North Carolina Division of Medical Assistance. (May 2007). Baby Love Maternal Outreach Worker Program Clinical Coverage Policy 1M-7. Retrieved from http://qa.HHS.state.nc.us/dma/mp/1m7.pdf.
North Carolina Division of Medical Assistance. (March 2011). Maternal Support Services. Retrieved from http://www.ncHHS.gov/dma/services/babylove.htm.
North Carolina Division of Medical Assistance. (March 2011). Care Coordination for Children. Retrieved from http://www.ncHHS.gov/dma/medicaid/csc.htm.
Tessaro, I., Campbell, M., O’Meara, C., Herrick, H., Buescher, P., Meyer, R., McGloin, T., Roth, M., & Cross, A. W. (1997). State health department and university evaluation of North Carolina’s maternal outreach worker program. Research Linkages Between Academia and Public Health, a supplement to American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 13(6), pp. 38-44.