Critical Issues

Measuring Well-being

Providing simple, effective tools to measure social and emotional well-being.

Determining Level of Care

Moving beyond “finding the next available bed,” to determining the right level of care.

Assessing Trauma

Identifying stress and PTSD symptoms: hyper-arousal, re-experience, avoidance. 

IV-E Waivers

Evaluate federal funds usage to test innovative approaches for improving well-being outcomes.

Substance Abuse Screen

Determine if formal clinical evaluation is needed, as well as the type of professional or program for referral.

Performance Contracting

Measuring provider performance, and helping to drive improvement.

“It let the county know how the child is doing in my home – the tool is the only way for the county and others involved with him to know what’s happening.

—DCFS Caseworker