University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Vermont Child Health Improvement Program (VCHIP)


Early Childhood

Welcome to the list of active VCHIP Early Childhood projects. The information below provides a brief overview of the identified research area. Please select from the following links for a more detailed project summary and contact information.

Addison County Family Wellness Program

  • The core of The Vermont Family Based Approach is to promote exercise, emotional regulation skills, music, reading, a healthy diet, parenting skills and parental mental health treatment as the primary interventions to improve children's mental more.

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Evaluation

  • As part of a three-year grant to improve services for children and youth with ASD, partnerships were built between professionals and families of children and youth with ASD to ensure access to a high quality medical more.

Improving Care for Children with Chronic Illness

  • This project works to improve the evaluation process for children with global developmental delays and intellectual disabilities through participation in a regional database to allow for identification of gaps in more.

Improving Developmental and Autism Screening in Primary Care

  • Forty primary care practices participated in an intensive 18-month quality improvement project to improve developmental and autism screening as well as identification and tracking of children identified at risk for developmental more.

Linking Actions for Unmet Needs in Children’s Health (LAUNCH)

  • .  Project LAUNCH focuses on improving the systems that serve young children, with the goal of helping all children reach physical, social, emotional, cognitive and behavioral more.

Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) Systems Integration Evaluation

  • VCHIP provides evaluation support to the Vermont Department of Health's Children with Special Health Needs Program to transform the existing systems of care for children with special health care needs in more.



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Last modified May 14 2014 11:15 AM