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ASPE Issue Brief, Guide

Recruiting Individuals with Lived Experience

January 25, 2023
This guide highlights questions for health and human services staff to consider and discuss as a team before recruiting individuals with lived experience, as well as key content to consider including in outreach materials. Related Products:
ASPE Issue Brief, Guide

Strategies to Equitably Identify People with Lived Experience

January 25, 2023
This tool highlights concrete strategies that health and human services staff can use to help equitably identify people with lived experience to engage. Related Products:
ASPE Issue Brief, Guide

What Does it Look Like to Equitably Engage People with Lived Experience?

January 25, 2023
This tool contrasts components of ideal, equitable engagements with components of inequitable engagements, which health and human services staff can use to identify opportunities to strengthen efforts to engage people with lived experience. Related Products:
Visualization

What is Lived Experience?

January 25, 2023
This infographic describes key elements of lived experience in the context of health and human services work, and why engaging people with lived experience is essential to advancing equity. Related Products:
Policy Brief

Linking Child Welfare and Medicaid Data: Lessons Learned from Two States

January 18, 2023
This report provides information to state, tribal, and local child welfare and behavioral health agencies that are interested in linking their Medicaid and child welfare data.
Guide

Tips on Engaging Diverse Groups of External Partners

January 11, 2023
This tip sheet provides key considerations for how organizations can identify potential diverse external partners, conduct outreach to them, and build and sustain productive relationships with them.
Guide

Guide on Advancing Equity through Quantitative Analysis

January 11, 2023
This guide explores opportunities to advance equity in quantitative analysis, including by recognizing common biases (e.g., research and measurement bias) and discussing specific quantitative methods and tools to help quantitative analyses address equity.
Guide

Tips on Equitable Communication

January 11, 2023
This tip sheet highlights the importance of using equitable communication and includes tips, guiding questions, and additional resources. The information is organized around three key strategies for equitable communication:
Guide

Guide on Advancing Equity by Incorporating Intersectionality in Research and Analysis

January 11, 2023
This guide explores intersectionality and why it is essential for advancing equity. It explores strategies for planning and conducting research with an intersectional lens, describes quantitative measures and methods to examine differences across groups of people with intersecting identities, and provides key considerations for using qualitative data to better understand intersectionality.
Guide

In-Depth Equity Assessment Guide

January 10, 2023
This tool describes how to conduct intensive equity assessments of existing programs, policies, and processes. The tool first describes the scoping work that needs to be done before conducting an equity assessment and then describes and provides guiding questions for each of the six steps in the in-depth equity assessment process. Those six steps are: