North Dakota Person-Centered Practices Self-Assessment

This document shows the areas covered in North Dakota's Person-Centered Practices Self-Assessment Tool. The Self-Assessment is a tool for people who manage programs that offer support services to establish baselines, create action plans, and measure progress toward building a more person-centered system. Each ND DHS division will complete the process, with support from a project manager, guidance from subject matter experts, and input from stakeholders, including individuals who receive services. … Read More

Date: 06/2020

Author(s): North Dakota Department of Human Services (ND DHS)

NCAPPS: Understanding the Ingredients for Successful Stakeholder Engagement

This NCAPPS webinar will: (a) examine the common benefits and obstacles to meaningful stakeholder engagement, (b) review a simple framework to guide engagement activities, and (c) provide real-life examples of how this framework can build stakeholder trust and sustainable engagement strategies for success.  … Read More

Date: 06/2020

Author(s): NCAPPS

NCAPPS: Ensuring Linguistic Competence

This NCAPPS webinar is the third in a series on cultural and linguistic competence within person-centered approaches. This session: Takes an in-depth look at linguistic competence Describes its foundational policies, structures, and practices with an emphasis on health care, mental health care, and disability and aging services Offers the perspectives of people with lived experience and the organizations that provide linguistically competent care, services, and supports Delineates the inseperable relationship between linguistic competence and person-centered … Read More

Date: 05/2020

Author(s): NCAPPS

National Core Indicators COVID-19 Bulletin

To aid the NCI community in this unprecedented time, NCI is sharing some preliminary data from the 2018-19 In-Person Survey (IPS). These data, though not collected during the pandemic, point to areas where states might be able to help mitigate feelings of social isolation and loneliness among people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD)—feelings that may be heightened by the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting stay-at-home orders. … Read More

Date: 04/2020

Author(s): National Core Indicators

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

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