About Us

Applied Self Direction

Applied Self Direction provides practical expertise intended to create and operate self direction programs that run effectively and efficiently for individuals, states, managed care entities, Financial Management Services providers, and other stakeholders.

Applied Self Direction is the Technical Assistance, Training, and Membership arm of the National Resource Center for Participant-Directed Services (NRCPDS). The NRCPDS was founded in 2009 at the Boston College School of Social Work. Originally, the NRCPDS served as the National Program Office for the Cash & Counseling Demonstration and Evaluation from 1998-2009.  Click here to learn more about Cash & Counseling.

The mission of Applied Self Direction is to promote self direction so individuals have the choice and control to live the lives they want.