In 2006, ASPE funded the Child Welfare Privatization Initiatives Project to provide information to state and local child welfare administrators who are considering or implementing privatization reforms. The project will produce six papers on a range of topics providing insights about factors that should be considering when approaching or improvin
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This is the PDF version of ADRD Summit 2016 Report to the National Advisory Neurological Disorders and Stroke Council.
This study examines relationships between indicators of economic opportunity and the prevalence of prescription opioids and substance use in the United States. We have three primary findings: The prevalence of drug overdose deaths and opioid prescriptions has risen unevenly across the county, with rural areas more heavily impacted. Specific g
In 2006, ASPE funded the Child Welfare Privatization Initiatives Project to provide information to state and local child welfare administrators who are considering or implementing privatization reforms. The project will produce six papers on a range of topics providing insights about factors that should be considered when approaching or improving
The activities of daily living (ADLs) are the basic task of everyday life: eating, bathing, dressing, toileting, and transferring. Although persons of all ages may have problems performing ADLs, disability prevalence rates are much higher for the elderly rising steeply with advancing age. When an effort is made to standardize ADL items for com
Predictive Analytics in Child Welfare: An Assessment of Current Efforts, Challenges and Opportunities
Child welfare agencies are interested in leveraging new and emerging techniques to help them harness data and technology to make dramatic improvements to child welfare practice and ultimately produce better outcomes for children and families. This document explores the state of the use of predictive analytics in child welfare by conducting an envi
In This Issue: • Unemployment Insurance Among Single Mothers • Best Practices for Cost Management of State Employee Pharmaceutical Benefit Programs • Insurance Coverage in the United States • Quality of Medicaid Personal Assistance in Arkansas
On August 8, 1991, the Division of Family and Community Policy within ASPE convened a meeting of family-related researchers to discuss the following questions: Why has so little family research impacted policy? What can be done to improve the situation? What issues are important to future research? In addition, they held a separate meeting to disc
Refugee Economic Self-Sufficiency: An Exploratory Study of Approaches Used in Office of Refugee Resettlement Programs
Refugee Economic Self-Sufficiency: An Exploratory Study of Approaches Used in Office of Refugee Resettlement Programs Prepared for: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation Prepared by: Peggy Halpern, Ph.D. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Assist
RISK AND REALITY: THE IMPLICATIONS OF PRENATAL EXPOSURE TO ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUGS By Joanne P. Brady, Marc Posner, Cynthia Lang and Michael J. Rosati The Education Development Center, Inc. 1994.
This instrument was developed for the Report to Congress on Supply and Demand of Social Workers in Long-Term Care: Listening Sessions. This project was conducted by the New York Academy of Medicine under contract for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Disability, Aging and Long-Term Care Policy. For additional informatio
State Info Publications Alaska Project/Type: Building Blocks Title: Continuing the Progress of Smart Start: The Next Steps for Supporting Alaska's Young Children and Their Families . Department of Health & Social Services, & Department of Education & Early Development. (2001). Alaska.
What Challenges Are Boys Facing, and What Opportunities Exist to Address Those Challenges? Annotated Bibliography
The Annotated Bibliography is the result of a comprehensive review of literature on the strengths and challenges that affect boys ages 10 through 18. It provides evidence-based work that highlights the challenges boys face and investigates what strengths, such as the positive impact that caring adults in families, schools, and communities, can
This report is a summary of an ASPE convened symposium on developing strategies to improve the marriages and family life of those incarcerated or returning from a period of incarceration. Invited to the meeting were experts with research and practice knowledge about incarceration and re-entry, marriage strengthening , family processes and domestic
Education/Schools Health Abuse & Neglect Safety Family Community Mental Health Development Child Welfare Child Care Technical Other
High Service or High Privacy Assisted Living Facilities, Their Residents and Staff: Results from a National Survey
This report gives a description of the policies and practices, residents, and staff in the segment of the assisted living facility (ALF) industry that provides the highest level of services and privacy. It reports data on a nationally representative sample of residents and staff in ALFs classified as providing relatively high services or offering