ERIC Number: ED363444
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Integrating Community Services for Young Children and Their Families. Policy Briefs, Report 3, 1993.
Kunesh, Linda G.; Farley, Joanne
This policy brief reports on the status of state policies and programs that relate to integrating community services for children and families. Problems with the current service delivery system are discussed, and guidelines for creating a profamily system through effective collaboration are outlined. Information from a questionnaire on early childhood state policy is presented for Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin. For each of these seven states, information on statewide directives, legislation, funding sources, policy implications, constraints, and future goals of the state initiatives is provided. Guest commentaries include: "New Tools for Collaboration" by Jule M. Sugarman, and"Developing Comprehensive Services in Early Childhood: Is Service Integration the Answer?" by Charles Bruner. (MM)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: North Central Regional Educational Lab., Oak Brook, IL.