A Profile of Youth Poverty and Opportunity in Southwestern Minnesota
A study of the rates and impacts of youth poverty in rural Southwest Minnesota compared to other regions in the state. Includes data and statistics on income changes, educational opportunities, English as a second language in the communities, exposure to risk factors such as substance abuse and mental health, and county-by-county data on percent of children in poverty.
Author(s): Marybeth J. Mattingly, Andrew Schaefer, Douglas J. Gagnon Date: 2017 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Carsey School of Public Policy view details
15 Million Kids in Health Care Deserts: Can Telehealth Make a Difference?
Highlights healthcare access problems for children of
vulnerable populations living in rural and poverty stricken
areas. Discusses how telehealth can be implemented to
overcome these barriers. Describes several case studies
focused on improving access to healthcare services for
children, including a rural school-based telehealth
Author(s): Dale Alverson, Julie Hall-Barrow, Denise M. Dion, et al. Date: 04/2016 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Children's Health Fund view details
Meeting the Needs of the Whole Child through CATCH
Highlights the implementation of the Coordinated Approach
To Child Health (CATCH) program, which supports healthy
eating and physical activity in rural Illinois elementary
Author(s): Jenn Lukens Citation: Rural Monitor Date: 04/2016 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details