NCAPPS: Building Capacity Using Family-Centered Approaches

Family-centered practice is widely recognized as the best approach in building the capacity of families of young children with developmental delays or disabilities. However, like person-centered supports, challenges with implementation are recognized. Using co-design and peer work our featured presenters have addressed this gap through the creation of novel approaches to family-centered planning, practices, and supports to build family participation. This webinar covers: The global impact of an award-winning program Their evidence and research-informed approaches … Read More

Date: 02/2020

Author(s): NCAPPS

NCAPPS: Meaningful Stakeholder Engagement

This webinar covers: 1) the critical role that people and families may play in proactively initiating conversations with state agencies; 2) partnerships between state agencies to develop a comprehensive approach to service delivery; and 3) the importance of stakeholder engagement early in the program design phase, throughout implementation, and on an ongoing basis as the program evolves to ensure that services address stakeholder needs. … Read More

Date: 01/2020

Author(s): NCAPPS

Finding the Balance: Person-Centered Supports that Honor Safety and Dignity of Risk

Person-centered supports must ensure that people have opportunities to make informed choices and to be supported in managing the risks that come with those decisions. Direct support providers have a role in helping people to live lives of their choosing and often face the challenge of balancing the individual’s choice with the provider's ‘duty of care’. This NCAPPS webinar will share: The experiences of people with disabilities in planning, … Read More

Date: 12/2019

Author(s): NCAPPS

Issue Briefs: New York Self-Directed Care Pilot

These twin briefs describe early findings from an evaluation of New York’s Self-Directed Care pilot. The first brief describes the implementation of the program, which began in 2017 and is being piloted as part of the State’s Medicaid 1115 Waiver Demonstration. It provides information on the project timeline, participant characteristics, goals and purchases, and implementation lessons from the early days of the program. The second brief covers preliminary findings from the outcomes evaluation, … Read More

Date: 11/2019

Author(s): HSRI

Trauma-Informed Person-Centered Thinking and Support

This NCAPPS webinar explores the intersection of trauma-informed and person-centered thinking, planning, and practice. It will emphasize actionable steps people can take to ensure that we consider trauma when we engage in person-centered thinking, planning, and practices.  … Read More

Date: 11/2019

Author(s): NCAPPS

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