Performance Improvement 2001: Evaluation Activities of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is the seventh annual report to Congress summarizing previous fiscal year evaluation efforts. The purpose of this report is to provide Congress with evaluative information on the Department's programs, policies, and strategies. It contains brief
Screening and Assessment in TANF\Welfare-to-Work: Ten Important Questions TANF Agencies and Their Partners Should Consider. Introduction
With welfare reform it is now more important than ever to identify and address barriers to employment.
Screening and Assessment in TANF\Welfare-to-Work: Local Answers to Difficult Questions. Skills and Experiences of Partners
In all sites, partnerships offer TANF clients access to staff with skills and expertise related to identifying unobserved barriers and, in some cases, barrier specific services. Thus, partners’ skills and services complement and supplement services provided by the TANF agency. Common partners include other government agencies and community-based
Screening and Assessment in TANF\Welfare-to-Work: Local Answers to Difficult Questions. Kent, Washington
Washington has invested in a structured, computerized, multi-barrier assessment instrument to uncover barriers to employment. The Virtual Interactive Employability Worksheet (VIEW) is used with all TANF clients and addresses a range of barriers to employment such as, mental health and substance abuse problems, domestic violence situations, and lea
Screening and Assessment in TANF\Welfare-to-Work: Local Answers to Difficult Questions. Owensboro, Kentucky
Although Kentucky’s welfare-to-work program, the Kentucky Works Program, focuses on moving clients to employment as quickly as possible, there is a recognition that some barriers to employment make it harder for TANF recipients to find and keep a job. Building on earlier efforts to identify substance abuse among TANF clients, in 1999 the Kentuck
Screening and Assessment in TANF\Welfare-to-Work: Local Answers to Difficult Questions. Site Profiles
Each of the study sites has undertaken a proactive approach to identifying unobserved barriers to employment. Strategies include a mix of different identification methods, including informal and formal screenings or assessments, a mix of staff involved in barrier identification, and a variety of partners to assist with identification and service p
This report, Performance Improvement 2013-2014, the 18th in this series, summarizes the key findings from studies completed during the two fiscal-year period ending September 30, 2013.
Designing Subsidized Health Coverage Programs to Attract Enrollment: A Review of the Literature and a Synthesis of Stakeholder Views
Final Report Lynn Quincy Patricia Collins Kristin Andrews Christal Stone Submitted to: ASPE/HHS 200 Independence Ave., S.W. Washington, DC 20201 Project Officer: Donald Cox
By: Pamela Winston Abstract
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Medicaid Buy-In Programs: Case Studies of Early Implementer States Donna FolkemerNational Conference of State Legislatures Allen JensenCenter for Health Services Research and Policy, School of Public Health and Health Services, George Washington Medical Center Robert SilversteinCenter for the