This issue brief focuses on minors who are victimized by sex traffickers across the U. S. and is intended to provide practical information about the characteristics and needs of these minors and describe the type of residential programs and facilities currently providing services for this population.
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A National Study of Assisted Living for the Frail Elderly: Results of a National Survey of Facilities
This report presents data from a telephone survey of the administrators of assisted living facilities across the country. These facilities were selected from a national probability sample of all facilities that met the criteria for inclusion in the study. Thus, the findings are representative of the industry as a whole. As such, they represent the
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services A Partial Listings of Problems Facing American Children, Youth and Families SysteMetrics/McGraw-Hill August 1989 PDF Version
Development of a National Adult Protective Services Data System: Namrs Pilot Final Report (volume 1)
VOLUME 1: PILOT OVERVIEW AND FUTURE RECOMMENDATIONS
When Congress reformed the welfare system in 1996, major goals of the legislation were to increase employment and income of needy families and to decrease child poverty. Another major goal was to improve child outcomes through increased parental employment and earnings along with other provisions of welfare reform. Our analysis finds that, betwe
One of the challenges facing the U.S. in the 21st Century will be to ensure that individuals throughout their life will have the supports they need and will be treated with dignity. For the growing population of the elderly and people with disabilities, ensuring the adequacy and availability of direct care workers is key to meeting this ideal. As
This report describes how the state of Oregon designed and implemented its Exceptional Needs Care Coordinator (ENCC) function, assesses the extent to which this role is meeting the state's objectives, and discusses design elements that support the state's objectives. In order to provide a background for the discussion, we first describe the contex
The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE), in close collaboration with the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), contracted with NORC to conduct an assessment of information technology use in ambulatory care health centers whose funding is administered by HRSA's Bureau of Primary Healthcare (BPHC).
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Public Financing of Long-Term Care: Federal and State Roles Brian O. Burwell and William H. Crown SysteMetrics September 1994 PDF Version (43 PDF pages)
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Congressional Report on the Feasibility of Establishing a Uniform National Database on Elder Abuse March 2010 PDF Version: http://aspe.hhs.gov/daltcp/reports/2010/elderCR.pdf (62 PDF pages)
The Lewin Group, Inc. Berkeley Policy Associates, Cornell University
Coming of Age: Employment Outcomes for Youth Who Age Out of Foster Care Through Their Middle Twenties
A primary task for youth in transitioning to adulthood is sustaining employment to be self-sufficient. Studies of former youth who age out of foster care find that they generally experience unstable employment patterns and earn very low incomes between ages 18 and 20. However, less is known about whether these youths' initial patterns of employm