ERIC Number: ED404335
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Integrated Services for Children & Families. Improving Outcomes in the Midwest Region. Policy Report No. 2.
North Central Regional Educational Lab., Oak Brook, IL.
This report highlights the North Central Regional Educational Laboratory (NCREL) states' efforts in integrated services and provides commentaries by experts on their experiences in the field. Steven Preister's "Overview" from Report No. 1 serves as the framework for the report, describing NCREL states' current and future agendas, exploring key concepts of human services, and providing information on specific issues that still need to be addressed by the states. State profiles are provided for Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin. Also included are brief articles: "Reforming Human Services Delivery for Outcomes Accountability" (Robin LaSota of NCREL); "Human Services Reform in Illinois: Turning Rhetoric to Reality" (Beverly Walker, Assistant to the Governor of Illinois for the Governor's Task Force on Human Services Reform); "An Interview with Cheryl Sullivan, Secretary of the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration"; "The Mancelona Family Resource Center: A Microcosm of Change in Michigan" (Gary Knapp); and "Ohio Family & Children First Initiative: A Record of Results of School Readiness" excerpted from a briefing from the Office of the Governor. References are included at end of articles and profiles. (ND)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Family Programs, Human Services, Integrated Services, Profiles, Public Schools, Social Services, State Programs
North Central Regional Educational Laboratory, 1900 Spring Road, Suite 300, Oak Brook, IL 60521-1480.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Central Regional Educational Lab., Oak Brook, IL.
Identifiers - Location: Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Michigan; Minnesota; Ohio; Wisconsin