This month we review the APHSA Summit and some important findings from the Behavioral Intervention in Child Support grant programs. We appreciate your comments and suggestions for future topics.
How behavioral intervention improved outcomes in three states
By Tom Lovering
Traditionally, the Child Support Enforcement system has been viewed by non-custodial parents (NCPs) as adversarially focused on collection, with punitive measures for default. Recently, the program has been looking to improve outcomes through a more collaborative approach, driven by the latest thinking in behavioral science... Read the post
Experts at the APHSA Summit discuss how to make changes based on behavioral science
By GWW Staff
APHSA’s National Health and Human Services (HHS) Summit examines key issues and innovations happening in the HHS community. This year’s conference, taking place May 19-22 in Arlington, Virginia, hosts sessions relating to policy and practice solutions for children, family, and community well-being...
In Other News
Current articles/videos of interest across the web (in case you missed them):
- The Keys to Helping Kids Overcome Poverty: New studies shed light on how low-income children can beat the odds that are against them in school and beyond... - via Governing
- There's no secret sauce to creating real change in communities, but trust is part of the recipe: Partnering with public and private human services organizations is critical to ensuring every child has the opportunity to achieve success from cradle to career... - via StriveTogether (from APHSA Summit)