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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

National Leadership Institute on Developmental Disabilities - Winter 2018

Date: 11/2017

Applications for the University of Delaware's National Leadership Institute on Developmental Disabilities to be held January 21-26 will be accepted through November 30. 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 supports for people with intellectual/developmental disabilities and their families.

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Alixe Bonardi Appointed to Advisory Committee for AAIDD Terminology and Classification Manual

Date: 09/2017

The board of directors of the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) appointed Alixe Bonardi, a director of HSRI’s intellectual and developmental disabilities services research team, to serve on the advisory committee for the next iteration of the Association’s terminology and classification manual: Intellectual Disability: Definition, Diagnosis, Classification, and Systems of Supports, 12th Edition.

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Val Bradley Awarded the John F. Kennedy Jr. Award for Direct Support Workforce Advocacy & Leadership for 2017

Date: 09/2017

The board of directors of the National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals (NADSP) named HSRI President Emerita Val Bradley as a recipient of the John F. Kennedy Jr. Award for Direct Support Workforce Advocacy & Leadership for 2017. Val was formally recognized, along with fellow recipient, Marianne Taylor (a former HSRI staff member and Project Director on Skills Standards), in Omaha, Nebraska on September 9, during a special ceremony at the NADSP Annual Meeting & Conference.< Read More

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