TANF Reauthorization


     The Deficit Reduction Act (DRA) of 2005 - Focus on Work and Accountability

     Grant Collins, Executive Director, Fedcap


​    Lessons from Welfare-to-Work Experiments and Related Studies

     Jim Riccio, Director, Manpower Demonstration Research Corp.


Child Welfare


     Dr. Jim Payne, Public Consulting Group; and former Director, Indiana Department of Child Services


     Presentation: Doug Besharov

​     Doug Besharov, University of Maryland School of Public Policy; and first director of the U.S. National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect


     The Allegheny County Experience

      Marc Cherna, Director, Dept. Human Services, Allegheny County

     Rethinking Consent Decrees
     John Bursch, Partner, Warner Norcross and Judd


     Greg Povolny, CEO, MindShare Technology


     Advanced Analytics to Improve Child Welfare Practice and Outcomes

​     Will Jones, Child Well Being Industry Consultant, SAS State and Local Government Practice


Substance Abuse

​    Moral Reconation Therapy

​     Dr. Kenneth Robinson, President, Correctional Counseling

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Marriage and Child Support 


​     Are We Still Married? Family Structure and Family Policy in the Emerging Age of the Unformed Family

     David Blankenhorn, President, Institute for American Values; and author of Fatherless America and The Future of Marriage       


Innovation from Wyoming


     Climb Wyoming

     Ray Fleming Dinneen, Executive Director, Climb Wyoming

     Donna Nelson, Statewide Director of Operations, Climb Wyoming


Universal Engagement in Work


     ​Effective Job Search

     Michelle Beebe, Unemployment Insurance Director, Utah Department of Workforce Services 


Disability State Demonstrations

    PROMISE (Promoting the Readiness Of Minors In Supplemental Security IncomE)

     Ellie Hartman, Promise Grant Project Manager, Wisconsin Department of Vocational Rehabilitation


Expansion of Medicare under Obamacare


     Evidence is Mounting: The Affordable Care Act Has Worsened Medicaid’s Structural Problems

     Brian Blase, Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center, George Mason University

  

Washington, DC Meeting November 2016

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Secretaries' Innovation Group