Sharing Findings on Self-Direction in Mental Health

Date: 02/2018

HSRI Research Associate Bevin Croft shared research findings on self-direction on the recent webinar "Self-Direction through Personalized Budgeting." She shared preliminary results from the United States and England and discussed future directions and funding for research.

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NCI Releases 2016 Survey Report on DSP Employment and Working Conditions

Date: 01/2018

National Core Indicators released its latest report on employment and working conditions for direct support professionals who work with adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities: The Staff Stability Survey Report. It features the results of the 2016 survey, run in 20 states and DC and covering approximately 3,000 providers.

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In the News: HSRI's Study of Emergency Psychiatric Services for Milwaukee County

Date: 01/2018

On the front page of Sunday’s paper, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel highlighted a study we’re conducting, along with our partners the Wisconsin Policy Forum and the Technical Assistance Collaborative, to determine how best to provide emergency mental health services in Milwaukee County. The study comes at a time when the county’s Behavioral Health Division needs to redesign its continuum of crisis services as it prepares to shut down Read More

Report on the Capacity of NH's Mental Health System

Date: 12/2017

HSRI was proud to produce a report detailing the capacity of New Hampshire’s health system to address behavioral health needs. We reviewed more than 50 reports, presentations, and datasets, and interviewed 55 stakeholders to identify system gaps that contribute to ER boarding—where individuals experience extended wait times for behavioral health services in hospital emergency departments. We concluded that increasing access to community-based services—such as peer support, crisis and urgent care, Read More

NCI-AD Webinar: The State Experience

Date: 12/2017

On Thursday, December 14, from 12:00 to 1:30 pm Eastern, HSRI and NASUAD will hold a webinar for state staff interested in learning more about the National Core Indicators-Aging and Disabilities (NCI-AD) program. NCI-AD is a consumer survey designed to support states' interest in assessing the performance of long term services and supports (LTSS) programs and improving services for seniors and adults with physical disabilities. NCI-AD's primary aim is to collect and maintain valid and Read More

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