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ND Department of Human Resources Announces the Behavioral Health Vision 20/20 Survey and Website

Date: 12/2018

On December 7, the North Dakota Department of Human Services’ Behavioral Health Division announced the Behavioral Health Vision 20/20 survey and website.  HSRI and the Behavioral Health Division partnered on these resources to advance the state's goal of realizing its vision of a good, modern and equitable behavioral health system.

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Webinar: Driving Healthcare Transparency with Actionable Resources

Date: 11/2018

Why is healthcare transparency important, and what resources can states use to promote it? Join members of our Population Health team and our partners from HonestHealth for a December 7 webinar. They'll be discussing their review of 230 transparency tools (conducted for New York State) and summarizing key findings and best practices.

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National Leadership Institute on Developmental Disabilities - Winter 2019

Date: 10/2018

Applications for the University of Delaware's National Leadership Institute on Developmental Disabilities, to be held this winter (Jan. 27 – Feb. 1, 2019) will be accepted through Dec. 5. Applications completed by Nov. 19 are eligible for an early-bird rate!

This week-long, intensive leadership development program is designed for current executive-level leaders and emerging leaders. Participants may work in areas of management or program leadership in organizations that provide, advocate for, or fund Read More

NCI Data Brief: Working in the Community - Update 3

Date: 09/2018

In their latest data brief, the NCI team collaborated once again with ThinkWork at the Institute for Community Inclusion to examine employment outcomes for people with IDD. According to the latest NCI data, 20.9% of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities are in integrated community jobs—but the rate varies widely by state, from a low of 7.7% to a high of 47.8%.

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New Article!: Monitoring the Human and Legal Rights of People with Disabilities

Date: 08/2018

People with disabilities constitute the largest minority worldwide, and countries need systems to objectively evaluate whether the rights of people with disabilities are being upheld. Mapping elements of a National Core Indicators survey instrument with the UN’s Convention on Rights on Persons with Disabilities, HSRI’s Alixe Bonardi and colleagues outline a process toward creating an internationally validated and psychometrically sound “Rights” scale. You can read their article in Read More

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