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The purpose of the NAPPSS is to serve the MCH community, including health professionals, policymakers, family advocates, community service professionals, MCH/public health faculty and students, families, and the public with accurate reliable, and timely training information and resources. 

The NAPPSS is located at the National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health (NCEMCH) at Georgetown University. As part of Georgetown University, this site follows the university's established policies on copyright, disclaimers, and terms of use. The following policies have been adapted with permission from the university's website.

The website is designed and maintained by the NAPPSS. NAPPSS staff add content to and maintain the functionality of the site. Please contact NAPPSS should you have questions about the information contained in the site or the library. E-mail the Webmaster should you have questions about the functionality of the site.

Content and Link Disclaimers
The views and content in the resources found on this site have not been formally approved by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) or its components. Listing these resources is not an endorsement by HHS or its components.

Information presented by this site is not intended to replace health care guidance offered by a physician or other health professional. The NAPPSS, NCEMCH, and Georgetown University do not assume responsibility for omissions or inaccuracies in information included in this site, nor liable for damages or any consequences resulting from the use of this information.

Information included in this site has undergone review to ensure accuracy and currency. However, since standards in the field change rapidly, some of the information may be out of date. Users are advised to consult other sources to confirm information included in this site.

The NAPPSS website contains links to other independently run websites outside the nappss.org domain. Links to external websites and/or non-Georgetown University information provided on NAPPSS pages are being provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only. NAPPSS and Georgetown University bear no responsibility for the accuracy, legality, content, or privacy practices of the external site or for that of subsequent links. Contact the external site for answers to questions regarding its content.

Copyright Information
The information included in the NAPPSS's website is copyrighted and is protected by Georgetown University's copyright policies, unless otherwise stated. If you would like to report a copyright infringement on the NAPPSS website, please contact  NAPPSS or Georgetown University's DMCA agent.

Permission to Adapt or Reproduce Information
To adapt or reproduce information included in the NAPPSS website, you must submit an official request in writing on your organization's official letterhead.  Send requests to:

Copyright Officer
National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health 
Georgetown University
Box 571272
Washington, DC 20057-1272

Phone: (202) 784-9770 

Privacy of Usage Data
The NAPPSS follows the Privacy Policy set forth by Georgetown University. Any information that the website collects through its feedback forms is kept strictly confidential. The NAPPSS does not sell or share e-mail addresses of individuals who have used the site.

Information Automatically Collected and Stored
When you browse through any website, certain personal information about you can be collected. We automatically collect and temporarily store the following information about your visit:

  • the name of the domain you use to access the Internet (for example, aol.com, if you are using an American Online account, or stanford.edu, if you are connecting from Stanford University's domain);
  • the date and time of your visit;
  • the pages you visited; and
  • the address of the website you came from when you came to visit.

We use this information for statistical purposes and to help us make our site more useful to visitors. Unless it is specifically stated otherwise, no additional information will be collected about you.

Intrusion Detection 
For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, we employ software programs to monitor traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. In the event of authorized law enforcement investigations, and pursuant to any required legal process, information from these sources may be used to help identify an individual.

Reporting Website and Other Technical Problems

To report technical problems with this website, please e-mail the Webmaster.