Resources on ICE raid verification, attorney access for patients from the San Francisco Rapid Response Network – View
Rapid response protocols for ICE raids at healthcare institutions to ensure patient safety from Everyone Belongs Here – View
Providing Care for Children in Immigrant Families – Read Policy
Detention of Immigrant Children – Read Policy
This toolkit was designed to provide a template of practical information for pediatricians to address common matters related to immigrant child health.
Publication on the purposes of foster care, basics of how foster care systems work, physician’s role in foster care and more.
A manual compiled by the AAP Task Force on Health Care for Children in Foster Care on the standards of health care for children and adolescents in foster care, detailed in 10 chapters.
A service providing information on care, resources and frequently asked questions by the Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
A resourceful website developed by AAP
Includes sections on Children with Special Healthcare Needs; and on Tools and Resources.
In certain mass casualty situations, help may not be available right away, so the need to plan ahead is essential. Below are links provided by the AAP to help you adequately prepare your office for disaster and to help your families be prepared.
Pediatricians can also access the Academy’s comprehensive set of disaster-preparedness resources. These resources include the AAP Pediatric Preparedness Resource Kit and the Preparedness Checklist for Pediatric Practices.
Getting Your Family Prepared for a Disaster
Talking to Your Child About Disasters
Supply Lists and Specific Disaster Information
Children with Special Healthcare Needs
Readiness for Specific Disasters and How-To Toolkits
Template for Creating an Emergency Plan
Do you know who to call in case of a disaster? In addition to contacting the county public health department, you should also call the California Emergency Medical Services Authority Medical Health Operational Area Coordination (MHOAC). The MHOAC can give evacuation information, where you can volunteer to help with casualties and what to do next in your county.
Link for Medical Health Operational Area Coordinator (MHOAC)
Promoting Adjustment and Helping Children Cope
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
California Department of Public Health Ready
Red Cross – How to Prepare for Emergencies
AAP Point of Care Solutions: Four Steps
Helping Foster and Adoptive Families Cope with Trauma.