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Other Community Outreach Programs

Advocacy efforts aren’t confined to our Child Health Advocacy Institute. Concern for community health is a core value shared across our entire health system.

Children’s National physicians, nurses, researchers, and staff often spearhead and lead new outreach efforts. Here are just a few examples of other community programs our organization has developed.

 Program Focus
Brainy Camps
Sleep away summer camps for children with chronic health conditions- epilepsy, diabetes, Asperger's, etc.
Chronic Disease Management
Being Me Health Curriculum
Being Me is a science-based health curriculum developed by a collaboration of scientists and educators for kids in grades 3-5.
Education
Health Leads and Medical-Legal Partnership

Healthy Generations
Primary care, case management support, health education, and wellness for adolescent parents and their children.
Wellness & Prevention
IMPACT DC
Asthma awareness and education through DC schools, healthcare providers, and community events.
Asthma
Team Kid POWER (KiPOW!)
Medical students mentor and educate DC public school students on nutrition, exercise, and health.
Wellness & Prevention
Parish Nursing
Works with the faith community to promote health, prevent injuries, and improve the health of children and young adults.
Wellness & Prevention
Safe Kids DC
Evidence-based programs- car-seat checkups, safety workshops, and sports clinics- that help prevent childhood injuries. 
Injury Prevention
Teen Programs
Children's National physicians and staff know that it's tough to be a teen that's why we offer many programs for developing teens at the Children's Adolescent Health Center.
Educating local teens on their health

Being Me Health Curriculum

Being Me is a science-based health curriculum developed by a collaboration of scientists and educators for kids in grades 3-5. Our goal is to get kids excited about science.

Children pose outside.

Team Kid POWER

Children’s National, George Washington University Medical School and D.C. Public Schools developed Team Kid POWER (KiPOW!), a mentorship program that brings medical students into public schools to engage kids in physical activity, health education and better nutrition.

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