February 24, 2017

Project Overview

The Partnerships for Person-Centered and Participant-Directed Long-Term Services and Supports (Partnerships) Project, funded by the New York Community Trust, July 1, 2013 – June 30, 2016, represented an... Read more

November 22, 2016


The Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS) Workforce Competency Model covers Tiers 1-4. The LTSS Workforce Competency Model was developed to provide the competencies, assessment and training systems to embed participant direction, person... Read more

November 17, 2016

This March 2010 presentation is part of a curriculum developed for Maine. The training includes research findings on participant direction, models of programs, essential program elements, risk, FMS, and support services.

November 16, 2016

This report investigates state and federal protocols for screening and qualifying potential in-home direct care workers. The authors identify a lack of uniformity in such practices and present strategies for improving screening standards and... Read more

November 3, 2016

This report evaluates the effectiveness of a consumer direction training used in Massachusetts' Aging Services Access Points (ASAP) network.

November 3, 2016

This article presents a comprehensive evaluation of the Background Check Pilot Program, which was established to identify efficient, effective, and economical procedures for conducting State and national background checks on prospective direct... Read more

November 3, 2016

Drawing upon research from two large scale self-directed options for people with diverse disabilities, this issue brief explores the characteristics, experiences, and training needs of participant-directed workers. The brief from October 2009... Read more

November 3, 2016

The fourth and final webinar (June 2010) for the Administration on Aging’s Consumer Direction Webinar Series highlights successful consumer-directed programs and includes a moderated Question and Answer (Q&A) session with program staff,... Read more

November 3, 2016

This manual is intended to address two identified training needs for consultants/support brokers working with participants in self-directed care. MODULE ONE: Facilitating the Paradigm Shift for Consultants and MODULE TWO: The Dynamics of Choice... Read more

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