“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” -Benjamin Franklin
Results from the 2017 National Employment and Disability Survey reveal that many employers strive to recruit, train, and accommodate workers with disabilities, yet findings from qualitative research suggest that employers may not deploy the resources and processes at their disposal consistently, or with equal efficacy, to benefit all employees with disabilities. Mathematica’s Center for Studying Disability Policy (CSDP) is hosting a webinar to examine these issues.
After WIOA (Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act) was passed, it required that each state submit a Unified or Combined State Plan by April 1, 2016. States now must submit a WIOA Unified or Combined State Plan two-year modification, which is due to the Department of Labor and the Department of Education by March 15, 2018.
The Administration for Community Living (ACL) is hosting a webinar on Home and Community-Based (HCBS) Measurement Tools. This webinar is the fourth event in ACL's HCBS quality informational webinar series. Presenter will discuss background and progress updates on the HCBS Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) survey, the Experience of Care (EOC) Survey and the Functional Assessment Standardized Items (FASI), and how these tools can be used at state and local levels.
- Jean Close, CMS
- Kerry Lida, CMS
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is hosting a webinar to discuss the facts behind the opioid public health crisis and offer possible solutions. Rural Americans are twice as likely to die from opioid misuse as their urban counterparts, and adults ages 45 and older comprise nearly half of these deaths.
The Elder Justice Initiative at the Department of Justice is hosting a webinar entitled, “Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) Member Recruitment and Retention: Building Trust and Traction”. Presenters will discuss real-world solutions from Denver's Forensic Collaborative for At-Risk Adults, an elder abuse case review MDT. Learning objectives include:
Understanding the best practices for recruitment and ongoing engagement of team members.
Exploring real-world examples of relationship- and trust-building strategies.
Health Management Associates and the AARP Public Policy Institute are hosting a webinar on the findings of the new report on Emerging Innovations in Managed Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS) for Family Caregivers. This report shows that health plans are increasingly recognizing and supporting family caregivers for individuals with LTSS needs. Representatives from Athem Inc., a health plan that is helping family caregivers in LTSS settings, will also share real-world experiences during this webinar.
West Health convening an innovation summit focused on solving America’s healthcare cost crisis. The goal of this gathering is to fuel the best ideas, innovations and practical policy solutions to change the trajectory of the cost of healthcare in America. The Summit will include leaders from many sectors of healthcare including policymakers, healthcare providers, health systems, researchers, economists, insurers, government, industry and advocacy groups and patients.
On Friday, January 26, CMS held a question and answer session for states related to Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) implementation with a focus on state issues and concerns. Applied Self Direction will hold a follow-up webinar to share information from the January 26 CMS call and offer some perspective on next steps for states, MCOs, Medicaid providers, and other stakeholders. This webinar is open to the public. There is no cost to attend, but attendance is limited to the first 500 registrants.
The National Alzheimer’s and Dementia Resource Center is hosting a webinar on The Memory Ensemble™, an eight-week improvisational theater intervention program for people with early stage dementia. This is a seven-year partnership between the Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’ Disease Center, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine and the Lookingglass Theatre Company.