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 (FMS) 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.