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ProtectOHIO Waiver Evaluation Brief: Kinship Supports Strategy

This evaluation brief provides an introduction to the ProtectOHIO IV-E Waiver evaluation effort and an overview of interesting quantitative and qualitative findings with regard to the Kinship Supports strategy. Six ProtectOHIO demonstration counties participated in this strategy, intending to increase their use of kinship settings for children who could not remain in their birth homes and to support those kinship placements via a variety of efforts including specialized staffing and access to purchased supports. Permanency … Read More

Date: 10/2010

Author(s): Kimberly Firth

ProtectOHIO Waiver Evaluation Brief: Family Team Meetings

This evaluation brief provides an introduction to the ProtectOHIO IV-E Waiver evaluation effort and an overview of interesting quantitative and qualitative findings with regard to the family team meetings sub-study. All 18 ProtectOHIO demonstration counties implemented Family Team Meetings (FTMs), a method for engaging family members and other people who can support the family for shared case planning and decision-making. Permanency and safety outcomes are included, as well as implementation findings. … Read More

Date: 10/2010

Author(s): Erin Singer

Transforming the Adult Mental Health Care Delivery System in Milwaukee County

This report presents the findings from a comprehensive planning effort to redesign the mental health care system in Milwaukee County, conducted by Human Services Research Institute in partnership with the Public Policy Forum and the Technical Assistance Collaborative, Inc. … Read More

Date: 10/2010

Author(s): Human Services Research Institute

NCI Annual Report 2007-2008

This report provides detailed state system performance data on individual outcomes, including employment, community participation, choice and decision making; health, welfare and rights covering personal safety, self advocacy and use of medications; family outcomes, addressing information and planning, choice and control and access to support; and other dimensions such as staff stability and competency, and system performance. Intended to be used in combination with other quality measures such as critical incident reporting, risk assessment and … Read More

Date: 9/2009

Author(s): NCI

A Strategic Path Forward - Action Steps

The Florida Developmental Disabilities Council (FDDC) in collaboration with the Strategic Path Work Group stakeholders engaged the Human Services Research Institute (HSRI) to develop A Strategic Path Forward for Florida’s system for serving people with developmental disabilities.  In response, two reports were prepared.  The first provides an analysis of the Planning Context within which policy makers must act in Florida.  This second report offers a series of Action Steps for … Read More

Date: 9/2009

Author(s): John Agosta, Ph.D., Drew Smith, B.A., Jaime Daignault, M.S., Jon Fortune, Ed. D., and Robert Gettings, M.P.A.

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