Improving Employment Outcomes for People with Psychiatric Disorders and Other Disabilities. D. State Vocational Rehabilitation Programs
In the United States, VR refers to training and supports for persons to obtain work, return to work, or stay at work. There are different types of rehabilitation programs (for example, medical and vocational) and various organizations and funding sources that support rehabilitation services, including federal, state, and private entities. Although
Understanding the High Prevalence of Low-Prevalence Chronic Disease Combinations: Databases and Methods for Research. Center for Disease Control and Prevention Datasets
Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Database Description White Paper(s): Data Systems and the Prevalence of Chronic Disease Combinations & Multiple Chronic Conditions and Disparities Sponsorship:
Understanding Disparities in Persons with Multiple Chronic Conditions: Research Approaches and Datasets. 4.1.5 Education
Although limited, the existing data on the relationship of educational attainment and MCC prevalence shows that there may be a decrease in MCC for more educated individuals. In a 2013 study by Ford and colleagues, 2009 results from the National Health Interview Survey suggested that higher education attainment was associated with decreased MCC pre
Higher educational attainment can be a ticket out of poverty and a pathway to steady lifetime employment. For many low-income men, however, educational experiences are a stumbling block to higher achievement, both academic and professional. These men are less likely to have completed high school or to have pursued postsecondary education.
Examination of Clinical Trial Costs and Barriers for Drug Development. 4.8 Barriers at Academic Institutions
There are cases in which drug sponsors might find it appealing or necessary to use academic institutions as trial sites. For instance, sponsors might seek to employ key opinion leaders who are affiliated with a particular institution, or they may be studying a very specialized disease area for which patients can only be found in sufficient numbers
Argyris, C. Reasoning, Learning, and Action: Individual and Organizational . San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1982. AHRQ. (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality). National Quality Measures Clearinghouse. “Uses of Quality Measures.” Available at [ http://www.qualitymeasures.ahrq.gov/tutorial/using.aspx ]. Accessed September 20, 2013.
Examination of Clinical Trial Costs and Barriers for Drug Development. 1 Introduction and Background
In calendar year 2012, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) approved 39 novel new drugs (i.e., new molecular entities (NMEs) and new biological entities (NBEs), including both novel drugs and biologics). 1 While 39 approvals marks the highest number of NMEs/NBEs approved since 2004, drug companies are
Identifying and Serving LGBTQ Youth: Case Studies of Runaway and Homeless Youth Program Grantees. Central Texas Youth Services Bureau
CENTRAL TEXAS YOUTH SERVICES BUREAU Mission The mission of the Central Texas Youth Services Bureau is to assist troubled children, youth, and families toward development of their full potential through provision of quality community-based services. Services/Programs
Identifying and Serving LGBTQ Youth: Case Studies of Runaway and Homeless Youth Program Grantees. A. Organizational Strategies
We explored agencies’ implementation of six main organizational strategies for serving LGBTQ RHY, focusing on recommendations frequently made in publications addressing service provision to these populations: (1) adopting policies prohibiting discrimination and harassment, (2) protecting the confidentiality of information about youth, (3) establ
Identifying and Serving LGBTQ Youth: Case Studies of Runaway and Homeless Youth Program Grantees. Approaches to Serving LGBTQ RHY
All agencies visited implement some organizational strategies that focus on LGBTQ youth, including adopting nondiscrimination and nonharassment policies and protecting the confidentiality of information shared by youth. Agencies differ in the extent to which they have implemented other organizational strategies, such as establishing a safe and aff
The city of Memphis was hit hard by the 2007–2009 recession and is still struggling to recover. The city also faces historic levels of racial and economic disparity. These conditions, in addition to declining municipal revenues, have hindered the city’s ability to make inroads into lowering its 20 percent poverty rate and combating the challen
The availability of high-quality diabetes care services is crucial to support persons with diabetes in their efforts to manage the disease and prevent complications. Agencies within HHS support a variety of programs intended to measure and inform the quality of diabetes care in the United States.
Performance Improvement 2013-2014. What Efforts Encouraged Completion of Postsecondary Education Among Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Cash Assistance and Other Low-Income Populations?
The purpose of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families and Child Care and Development Fund Research Synthesis Project was to inform research planning and support evidence-based decision making related to the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families and Child Care and Development Fund programs. This study sought information concerning efforts to
Performance Improvement 2013-2014. How Are Youth Who Have Aged Out Of The Foster Care System Rating Their Job Preparedness and Does This Rating Relate to Later Employment and Education?
This study documented how youth in foster care rated their preparedness for work at age 17 and whether their assessments accurately predicted education and employment two years later. Data was collected from 467 youth studied in the evaluation of Los Angeles County's Life Skills Training (LST) program. Four hundred and eleven youth were interviewe
Performance Improvement 2011-2012. How Can the Diabetes-Based Education in Tribal Schools Project Improve Recruitment and Retention?
This study evaluated the success of recruiting teachers to the Diabetes-Based Education in Tribal Schools (DETS) Project and the success of the distribution of the curriculum materials. The project is a cooperative effort among the National Institutes of Health, the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, the Indian Health Service and eight Tr
This report, Performance Improvement 2011-2012, the 17th in this series, summarizes the key findings from studies completed during the two fiscal-year period ending September 30, 2011.