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Evidence Based Policy Briefs on Health Care and Employment


Sunday, November 6, 2011 09:00AM - 11:30AM

Location: Washington Room A

Featured Presenter(s)

  1. Glenn Fujiura, PhD. Associate Dean, College of Applied Health Sciences , Institute on Disability and Human Development. Chicago, IL
  2. Charles Moseley,EdD. Associate Executive Director, National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services. Alexandria, VA
  3. Sarah Taub, MA. Senior Policy Specialist, Human Services Research Institute. Cambridge, MA
  4. Tawara Goode,MA. Assistant Professor and Director, National Center for Cultural Competence, Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development. Washington, DC
  5. Willi Horner-Johnson,PhD. Research Assistant Professor of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Oregon Institute on Disability & Development. Portland, OR


Session Description

This workshop will describe a process to conduct policy research utilizing large databases to address health care and employment outcomes. Two expert panels will discuss findings from the national core indicator, as well as other national and state datasets. Participants will learn about the issues surrounding the use of large datasets and discuss the policy implications to improve services that promote quality health care and employment outcomes. Participants will receive existing evidence based policy briefs and suggestions for writing briefs will be provided.

Target audience: AUCD CORE members and others interested in research and policy analysis such as UCEDD directors and associate directors; NASDDD members including state directors and policy analyst Learn how to write, review and use evidence based policy briefs to improve health care and employment policies and services for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Participants will learn:

  • What national datasets are available to examine health care and employment outcomes,
  • How secondary analyses of existing datasets can be used to examine outcomes within your state, as compared to national data,
  • How to develop evidence based policies that improve health care and employment outcomes for persons with IDD.
  • How does ethnicity and gender impact health care and employment outcomes
  • How to write and review evidence based policy briefs