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The SSRC Library allows visitors to access materials related to self-sufficiency programs, practice and research. Visitors can view common search terms, conduct a keyword search or create a custom search using any combination of the filters at the left side of this page. To conduct a keyword search, type a term or combination of terms into the search box below, select whether you want to search the exact phrase or the words in any order, and click on the blue button to the right of the search box to view relevant results.

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  • Individual Author: Techico, Christina; Waters, Damon
    Reference Type: Conference Paper
    Year: 2013

    The presentation advocates the importance of client assessment in developing comprehensive case management strategies, particularly to help improve employment prospects for low-income clients.  Strategies for more fully integrating assessment into human service delivery systems are also discussed.

    This presentation was given at the 2013 National Association of Welfare Research and Statistics (NAWRS) Annual Workshop.

    The presentation advocates the importance of client assessment in developing comprehensive case management strategies, particularly to help improve employment prospects for low-income clients.  Strategies for more fully integrating assessment into human service delivery systems are also discussed.

    This presentation was given at the 2013 National Association of Welfare Research and Statistics (NAWRS) Annual Workshop.

  • Individual Author: McCay, Jonathan; Sandfort, Jodi; Goerge, Robert; Derr, Michelle; Tseng, Vivian
    Reference Type: Conference Paper
    Year: 2016

    This video from the 2016 Research and Evaluation Conference on Self-Sufficiency (RECS) describes methods for building research capacity in social service agencies, including 1) rapid-cycle evaluation, 2) using administrative data for performance management and program decision support, 3) practices to engage program administrators in creating and using research evidence, and 4) evidence-based technical assistance.

    This video from the 2016 Research and Evaluation Conference on Self-Sufficiency (RECS) describes methods for building research capacity in social service agencies, including 1) rapid-cycle evaluation, 2) using administrative data for performance management and program decision support, 3) practices to engage program administrators in creating and using research evidence, and 4) evidence-based technical assistance.

  • Individual Author: McGovern-Acuna, Jeanne
    Reference Type: Conference Paper
    Year: 2015

    This presentation from the 2015 NAWRS workshop provides a description of front-line workers of Minnesota’s TANF program, the Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP). This presentation provides information related to who these staff are, what their work entails, the challenges in their work, and lessons from the field.

    This presentation from the 2015 NAWRS workshop provides a description of front-line workers of Minnesota’s TANF program, the Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP). This presentation provides information related to who these staff are, what their work entails, the challenges in their work, and lessons from the field.

  • Individual Author: Tubridy, Corin
    Reference Type: Conference Paper
    Year: 2017

    This presentation from the Community Action Partnership 2017 Annual Convention discusses trauma-informed case management, defines trauma and describes how to implement trauma-informed care.

    This presentation from the Community Action Partnership 2017 Annual Convention discusses trauma-informed case management, defines trauma and describes how to implement trauma-informed care.

  • Individual Author: Lo, Theresa
    Reference Type: Conference Paper
    Year: 2014

    This presentation describes a U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) study to examine promising data sharing practices among state and local human service agencies and stakeholder recommendations as to how the federal government can support data sharing efforts.  

    This presentation was given at the 2014 National Association of Welfare Research and Statistics (NAWRS) Annual Workshop.

    This presentation describes a U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) study to examine promising data sharing practices among state and local human service agencies and stakeholder recommendations as to how the federal government can support data sharing efforts.  

    This presentation was given at the 2014 National Association of Welfare Research and Statistics (NAWRS) Annual Workshop.

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