Human Services

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SPD Consumer Survey: Survey Development and Field Test Report

The Oregon Dept. of Human Services, Division of Seniors and People with Disabilities (SPD) contracted with Human Service Research Institute to develop a consumer survey exploring the satisfaction of people served by SPD in-home Waiver programs (seniors, people with physical and developmental disabilities). The project team worked collaboratively with SPD staff and Stakeholder Group to develop a survey instrument and process that adequately addresses the interests and concerns of all involved.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/51057

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West Virginia Real Choice Community Outreach Material

For the last two years, WV Real Choice has worked in collaboration with other agencies and organizations to create improvements in long term support systems so persons with disabilities and/or long term illnesses can make their own choices and have the necessary supports to live and work in their communities. Attached are the program's community outreach materials such as brochures, flyers, postcards and previous and current conferences advertising materials.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/50729

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The Cross Cultural Health Care Program Website

Recognizing the diversity and the different ways to health, the mission of the Cross Cultural Health Care Program is to serve as a bridge between communities and health care institutions to ensure full access to quality health care that is culturally and linguistically appropriate. Through a combination of cultural competency trainings, interpreter trainings, research projects, community coalition building, and other services, the CCHCP serves as a bridge.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/50331

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A Health-Conscious Safety Net? Health Problems and Program Use among Low-Income Adults with Disabilities

This brief examines employment & program participation patterns of low income adults with disabilities & how well the current safety net meets their needs. It compares low-income across employment, program participation & income status. These comparisons highlight some of the unique challenges & motivate broader discussion of gaps in the safety net. Particularly striking are the conflicting messages regarding work & program participation sent by existing programs & policies.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/50328

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Social Marketing Resources and Websites

Provided here are serveral articles, resources & a presentation on social marketing. Social marketing is the planning and implementation of programs designed to bring about social change using concepts from commercial marketing. Key Concepts: -A social or behavior change strategy -Most effective when it activates people -Targeted to those who have a reason to care & who are ready for change -Strategic & requires efficient use of resources -Integrated & works on the “installment plan”

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/50276

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National Organization on Disability Website

The National Organization on Disability website offers resources for marketing to people with disabilities as well as to their friends, families, employers, and service providers. The website includes a list of comunications firms specializing in marketing to people with disabilities, strategies for reaching them, and guidelines for writing about them.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/50242

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