Tag Archives: Part C

Linking Data to Increase Access to Part C Services for Young Children who have Experienced Abuse or Neglect

Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s (DEC) 32nd Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families Date: October 2016 Presenters: Lisa Balivet, Kenneth Smith, Christy Scott, Lenita Hartman, Lorendia Schmidt, Haidee Bernstein, Kathleen Hebbeler, Donna Spiker, & Taletha Derrington The presentation shares information on the data linkages that Alaska and Colorado implemented […]

Linking Data to Increase Maltreated Children’s Access to Early Intervention in Alaska

Conference: The Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology (MCHE) Conference Date: September 2016 Presenter: Taletha Derrington, Lisa Balivet, Kenneth Smith, & Haidee Bernstein This presentation goes over the trends in referral, eligibility, evaluation, eligibility status, enrollment, and retention in EI services among Child-Welfare referred children in comparison to children referred by all other sources in pre- […]

Using Data Systems to Improve Maltreated Children’s Access to Early Intervention in Colorado

Conference: The Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology (MCHE) Conference Date: September 2016 Presenter: Taletha Derrington, Lenita Hartman, Christy Scott, Lorendia Schmidt, & Haidee Bernstein This poster describes the effect of the two data system enhancements on EI referrals and evaluation for eligibility among infants and toddlers with substantiated maltreatment in Colorado. Link to Poster

Making RDA a Reality in your Part C General Supervision System

Screen shot of slide: What we focus on is what improves.

Presenters: Grace Kelley (DaSy, ECTA, NCSI), Sharon Walsh (DaSy, ECTA), Sherry Franklin (DaSY, ECTA), & Anne Lucas (DaSy, ECTA) This session discusses incorporating RDA principles in your general supervision system, including modifying monitoring processes, local determinations, implementing system improvement efforts, and providing resources for building an effective accountability and quality improvement system. Link to Presentation […]

Wishful Thinking or Developmental Science? Appropriate Measurement of Part C Infant/Toddler Social-Emotional Outcomes

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Presenters: Taletha Derrington (DaSy, NCSI), Pam Thomas (MO Dept of Elementary and Secondary Education), Catherine Hoelscher (UT Dept of Health), & Karen Finello (NCSI) This panel discussion session is on how to accurately measure social-emotional outcomes and developmental progress among infants and toddlers enrolled in Part C services. The panel addresses the use of chronological […]

Performance Based Contracting in Part C

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Presenters: Maureen Greer (DaSy, ITCA), Danielle Howes (VT Child Development Division), Pam Thomas (MO Dept of Education), & Ann Freiburg (IL Dept of Human Services) This session discusses performance based contracting with providers of early intervention. Performance based contracts specify performance standards and/or measures to be met and tie a portion of payment, contract extension […]

How to Successfully Integrate the Child Outcomes Summary (COS) Process into the IFSP Process as a SSIP Implementation Activity

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Presenters: Ardith Ferguson (NCSI), Kathi Gillaspy (DaSy, ECTA), Beth Tolley (Infant and Toddler Connection of VA DBHDS), & Naomi Younggren (Department of Defense Army, Educational and Developmental Intervention Program) This session discusses key steps in successful implementation of strategies to integrate the COS process and rating into the IFSP process and resources that provide suggestions […]

Child Outcomes Data Collection: Results of the ITCA National Survey and Discussion of Policies and Considerations

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Presenters: Christina Kasprzak (DaSy, ECTA), Cornelia Taylor (DaSy, ECTA), Maureen Greer (DaSy, ITCA), & Robin Nelson (DaSy) This session is a facilitated discussion on policies and procedures related to child outcomes data collection, with a focus on approaches for determining six months of services. Participants reflect on their current policies/procedures in light of shared examples […]

Cross-System Collaboration and Data Sharing in Alaska: Increasing Service Access for Maltreated Infants and Toddlers

Conference: Administration for Children and Families National Research Conference on Early Childhood Date: July 2016 Presenters: Taletha Derrington, Haidee Bernstein, Lisa Balivet, & Kenneth Smith This poster presents lessons learned from Alaska’s efforts which increased the number of maltreated infants and toddlers who were referred to and enrolled in Part C Early Intervention (EI) programs […]