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Vermont Child Health Improvement Program (VCHIP)

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State and National Quality Improvement

Welcome to the list of active VCHIP State and National Quality Improvement 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.

A Learning Community of Improvement Partnership (IP) and State CYSHCN Programs (A project in collaboration with NIPN, JSI, HRSA/MCHB/DCSHCN)

  • Over a 9 month period, 4 state-based Improvement Partnerships (IPs) and Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN) programs (MD, NM, NY, OH) will all continue to participate in year two of the quality improvement (QI) Learning more.

Child Health Advances Measured in Practice (CHAMP)

  • CHAMP creates a network of practices that engage in collaborative improvement activities to meet the evolving needs of health care professionals, children, and families. Recruitment for this project is currently more.

Child Psychiatric Phone and Email Consultation Program

  • The goal of this program is to provide curbside phone and email consultation to assist in the management of children’s emotional and behavioral problems in primary care more.


  • Working with the National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) under HRSA D-70 funding, this project leverages the National Improvement Partnership Network (NIPN) more.

Vermont Program for Evidence in Practice (VPEP)

  • Vermont Center for Children, Youth and Families in partnership with the Integrated Family Services Division of the State of Vermont and VCHIP has created a ‘Center for Training in Evidence Based Approaches to Family Treatments’ with the goal of reducing childhood emotional and behavioral more.



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Last modified July 18 2016 09:34 AM