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ERIC Number: ED377946
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Aug
Pages: 592
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Toward Self Sufficiency: Social Issues in the Nineties. Proceedings of the National Association for Welfare Research and Statistics (33rd, Scottsdale, Arizona, August 7-11, 1993).
National Association for Welfare Research and Statistics, Olympia, WA.
The presentations compiled in these proceedings on welfare and self-sufficiency reflect much of the current research in areas of housing, health, employment and training, welfare and reform, nutrition, child support, child care, and youth. The first section provides information on the conference and on the National Association for Welfare Research and Statistics. The bulk of the document contains the proceedings from the 22 sessions of the conference. Titles of papers presented in this proceedings, some of which are just brief summaries, include: (1) "Successful Exits: How Women Leave Welfare Permanently" (Weeks); (2) "What Your Community Can Do about Child Support" (Paulin and Irlbeck); (3) "Paternity Establishment" (Holcomb et al.); (4) "Evaluation of Case Management in Community-Based Long Term Care in Delaware's Department of Health and Social Services" (Anderson); (5) "Managing JOBS Caseloads" (Silverstein); (6) "Services to Runaways and At-Risk Youth" (Calland); (7) "Medicaid Budget Estimation Methods" (Lower); (8) "Justifying Program Funding" (Dodoo); (9) "The Costs and Effects of a Child Support Assurance Program" (Clark); (10) JOBS Initial Evaluation of the Arizona Family Investment Initiative (Dorsey); (11) "Termination of General Assistance in Michigan" (Lovell); (12) "AFFIRM: An Effective Tool in Detecting Fraud and Eliminating Duplicative Aid" (Williams); (13) "New Opportunities, New Responsibilities: Welfare Reform in Wyoming" (Lusk et al.); (14) "Washington State Refugee Self-Sufficiency Initiative" (Vu); (15) "Parents in Transition" (D'Allesandro); (16) "Adolescent versus Older Mothers" (DePanfilis et al.); (17) "Childhood Abuse, Teenage Pregnancy, and Welfare Dependency" (Roper and Weeks); (18) "Win-Win, Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) and Health Passport" (Golden and Williams); (19) "Evaluating the Effectiveness of Using Intensive Case Management and Independent Housing To Stabilize the Chronically Mentally Ill Homeless" (Hough); (20) "Patterns of Residential Instability" (Rog et al.); (21) "Cashing Out Food Stamps" (Cohen); (22) "Who Uses Food Assistance Programs?" (Clark et al.); (23) "Health Care Utilization by Children Entering Foster Care" (Risley-Curtiss); (24) "Service Delivery Integration" (Liggett); (25) "Illinois Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies" (Kreader); (26) "Child Support and Automated Information Resources" (Kendall and Dauser); (27) "The Integrated Information System to Support Foster Care" (Benbenishty and Oyserman); and (28) "Reform of Federal Quality Control Systems" (Mills). The last section of the proceedings contains information on participants: biographies, addresses, and an index of participants. (WP)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: National Association for Welfare Research and Statistics, Olympia, WA.