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ERIC Number: ED445205
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Mar
Pages: 18
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
The Hard-To-Place: Understanding the Population and Strategies To Serve Them.
Kramer, Fredrica D.
Issue Notes, v2 n5 Mar 1998
This publication, one of a series designed to help policymakers and TANF [Temporary Assistance for Needy Families] agency personnel, offers a baseline for understanding the challenge of serving persons who are being forced off welfare roles but who are hard to place in employment. The following topics are covered: (1) policy issues (who should be considered hard to place?; interaction of work requirements and time limits for the hard-to-place; effect of sanctions policies on the hard-to-place; and use of exemptions and other work alternatives for the hard-to-place); (2) research findings (prevalence of potential employment barriers; relationship to work); (3) program options (assessment tools; staffing; service options; funding options); and (4) innovative practices (special needs; post-employment strategies; and comprehensive models). A list of 14 resource contacts and 18 publications is included. (KC)
For full text: http://www.welfareinfo.org/hardto.htm.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: Annie E. Casey Foundation, Baltimore, MD.; Mott (C.S.) Foundation, Flint, MI.; Edna McConnell Clark Foundation, New York, NY.; Ford Foundation, New York, NY.; Foundation for Child Development, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Welfare Information Network, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families