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This report provides a quantitative analysis of three states’ use of therapeutic foster care, an intensive, treatment-focused form of foster care provided in a family setting by trained caregivers. The initial phase of this study examined how TFC is defined, implemented and supported across different states.
Trauma-Informed Approaches: Connecting Research, Policy, and Practice to Build Resilience in Children and Families
Trauma-informed approaches provide a framework for preventing and addressing childhood trauma and building resilience in children and families.
Agency Reports Listed below are reports that discuss Alzheimer's Disease and related dementias (AD/ADRD) that NAPA has been alerted to by participating affiliates and Council members. The links that follow the title will take you to the agency website hosting that report.
In this paper, the authors attempt to describe the current supply of institutional long-term care and to discuss the developments in the last 20 years that have affected that supply. The have not attempted to model quantitatively the growth of institutional care or its variation across areas. Earlier attempts to do so indicated the processes deter
Treatment foster care (TFC; sometimes known as therapeutic foster care) is a family-based placement option for children with serious emotional, behavioral, or medical needs who can be served in the community with intensive support. This report describes how TFC is implemented and supported by states. It provides an overview of the key program elem
Brenda C. Spillman, Joshua Leopold, Eva H. Allen and Pamela Blumenthal Urban Institute Printer Friendly Version in PDF Format (25 PDF pages)
ADVISORY COUNCIL ON ALZHEIMER'S RESEARCH, CARE, AND SERVICES April 29, 2019 Washington, D.C. Printer Friendly Version in PDF Format (21 PDF pages) WELCOME AND CHARGE FOR MEETING Laura Gitlin, Ph.D., Chair
Service Utilization and the Individual, Family, and Neighborhood Characteristics of Children with Disabilities in Illinois
This report describes the demographic characteristics and human services utilization of all children and adolescents who are identified as having a disability in Illinois. It also seeks to understand the stability of care that these children receive through childhood and adolescence.
Toward a Social Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Programs to Expand Supported Employment Services: An Interpretive Review of the Literature
Unlike traditional vocational rehabilitation programs that provide extensive training prior to job placement, Individual Placement and Support (IPS) supported employment (SE) focuses on placing individuals in jobs then tailoring post-placement training and support to the needs of the job. A large volume of compelling evidence has accumulated from
The Outcome-Based Quality Improvement (OBQI) program provides reports to all Medicare-certified home health agencies so that they can identify potential quality problems and devise appropriate strategies to address them. There are 41 OBQI quality measures. A data-driven "stepwise" approach currently is used to risk adjust the OBQI indicators wit
Research on Care Needs and Supportive Approaches for Persons with Dementia Background Paper March 2017
Linking Human Services and Housing Assistance for Homeless Families and Families at Risk of Homelessness
This final report presents findings from the Linking Human Services and Housing Supports to Address Family Homelessness project. Through in-depth, on-site case studies, this study observed 14 communities that coordinate federally funded housing supports and comprehensive services to more effectively serve homeless families and families at risk of
ADVISORY COUNCIL ON ALZHEIMER'S RESEARCH, CARE, AND SERVICES January 26, 2018 Washington, DC Printer Friendly Version in PDF Format (28 PDF pages) WELCOME AND CHARGE FOR MEETING Laura Gitlin, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, Chair
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Federal Disability Data: Creating A Structure in the 1990s to Further the Goals of the ADA Michele Adler HHS Office of Family, Community and Long-Term Care Policy December 8, 1992 PDF Version
Evaluation of the Medicaid Health Home Option for Beneficiaries with Chronic Conditions: Final Annual Report - Base Year
This report presents first-year findings of the long-term evaluation of Medicaid health homes which were authorized in Section 2703 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for high-need, high-cost beneficiaries with chronic physical conditions or serious mental illness. The Urban Institute is conducting the evaluation to assess state care models and proc
ADVISORY COUNCIL ON ALZHEIMER'S RESEARCH, CARE, AND SERVICES Public Comments on Advisory Council Meeting, September 2011 List of Comments L. Stevens | 11-22-2011 M. Janicki | 09-26-2011 C. Mizis | 09-23-2011
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