Viewing: Supporting Families
April 12, 2018
The Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES), which includes the Division of Developmental Disabilities announced the establishment of AZ ABLE (Achieve a Better Life Experience), the platform for the Arizona ABLE program, a way by which individuals with disabilities can set aside money for qualified disability-related expenses through savings accounts.
September 21, 2017
According to a recent news release, the Arkansas Department of Human Services (DHS), has made significant strides toward stabilizing the child welfare system over the last year, including slowing the alarming increase in the number of children in foster care, reducing caseloads, and ensuring that children in foster care are placed in the best and safest place for their needs.
January 16, 2017
*This is the second article in a series designed to provide the core concepts of the CoP for Supporting Families by Barbara Brent and Jeanine Zlockie.
January 9, 2017
Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS), which includes the Office of Developmental Programs (ODP), kicks off Supporting Families Initiative by awarding $5,000 grants to 19 regional collaboratives.
September 8, 2016
California initiated a pilot program, training individuals providing in-home supports in CPR and first aid, as well infection control, medications, chronic diseases and other areas.