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Michigan Interagency Coordinating Council

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May 2009, presentation to the MICC.

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Michigan Interagency Coordinating Council

  1. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Background </li></ul><ul><li>Early On® Public Awareness since Oct 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>EOT&TA since Oct 2001 </li></ul><ul><li>Questions anytime </li></ul>
  2. 3. Who are we? <ul><li>Clinton County Regional Education Service Agency </li></ul><ul><li>Office of Innovative Projects </li></ul><ul><li>Statewide grant-funded projects </li></ul><ul><li>EOT&TA has been the anchor project since October 1, 2001 </li></ul><ul><li>EOPA funded October 1, 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>Currently re-bidding </li></ul>
  3. 4. Training and TA 2001-2007 <ul><li>CSPD mandate 303.118 </li></ul><ul><li>What is the mission? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop leadership skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strengthen qualifications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increase expertise </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To enhance families’ abilities to support growth and development of their children </li></ul></ul>
  4. 5. Determining Need <ul><li>Wayne State surveys </li></ul><ul><li>EETRK data </li></ul><ul><li>Self assessments </li></ul><ul><li>Coordinator surveys </li></ul><ul><li>Focused Monitoring findings </li></ul><ul><li>Record review findings </li></ul><ul><li>Training feedback forms </li></ul>
  5. 6. The Personnel <ul><li>Experienced EO Coordinators </li></ul><ul><li>New EO Coordinators </li></ul><ul><li>Experienced Service Providers </li></ul><ul><li>New Service Providers </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluators </li></ul><ul><li>LICC Members, including parents </li></ul>
  6. 7. Original System Design <ul><li>Training on Core Topics </li></ul><ul><li>Training on Special Topics </li></ul><ul><li>Technical Assistance </li></ul><ul><li>System Updates </li></ul><ul><li>Early On Institutes </li></ul><ul><li>Early On Annual Conference </li></ul><ul><li>LICC Conference </li></ul><ul><li>Conference workshops </li></ul><ul><li>Online training </li></ul>
  7. 8. Infrastructure <ul><li>Clinton County RESA </li></ul><ul><li>Office of Innovative Projects </li></ul><ul><li>DeWitt location </li></ul><ul><li>Triad management team </li></ul><ul><li>Regional TA Specialists (10) </li></ul><ul><li>Statewide Trainers (9) </li></ul><ul><li>Support Staff (4) </li></ul><ul><li>http://eotta.ccresa.org </li></ul>
  8. 9. Core Training <ul><li>Procedural Safeguards </li></ul><ul><li>Transition </li></ul><ul><li>IFSP Outcomes in Natural Environments </li></ul><ul><li>Infant-Toddler Developmental Assessment (IDA) Series </li></ul><ul><li>Service Coordination </li></ul>
  9. 10. Procedural Safeguards <ul><li>49 Trainings </li></ul><ul><li>1028 Registered </li></ul>2002 - 2007
  10. 11. Transition <ul><li>30 Trainings </li></ul><ul><li>543 Registered </li></ul>2003 - 2006
  11. 12. IFSP Outcomes <ul><li>60 Trainings </li></ul><ul><li>1224 Registered </li></ul>2002 - 2006
  12. 13. IDA Training <ul><li>59 Trainings </li></ul><ul><li>1104 Registered </li></ul>2001 - 2007
  13. 14. Service Coordination <ul><li>18 Trainings </li></ul><ul><li>231 Registered </li></ul>2004 - 2007
  14. 15. Evaluation of Training <ul><li>WSU QCIP </li></ul><ul><li>Standardized Feedback Form </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Registration and organization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Competence of trainers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“I will be able to use the information in this training to improve my job effectiveness” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Suggestions for improvement </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Coordinator Surveys </li></ul><ul><li>Staff Observation/Evaluation </li></ul>
  15. 16. Evaluation – WSU QCIP <ul><li>Pre-test knowledge and perceptions of competence </li></ul><ul><li>Post-test knowledge and perceptions of competence </li></ul><ul><li>6-month follow-up survey regarding perceptions of competence and training </li></ul>
  16. 17. Example: Procedural Safeguards <ul><li>Rate your competence… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Using procedural safeguards to advise families of their rights. </li></ul></ul>I feel competent (4) Pre-test 14.2% Post-test 73.4% Follow-up 84.6%
  17. 18. Example: Procedural Safeguards <ul><li>True or false… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You must provide a parent with written notice 7 calendar days prior to an IFSP, unless the parent agrees to waive the timeline. </li></ul></ul>Correct Pre-test 55.2% Post-test 98.9%
  18. 19. Training on Special Topics <ul><li>Ages and Stages Questionnaire </li></ul><ul><li>Dance of Partnership </li></ul><ul><li>Knowing Ourselves and Connecting with Families </li></ul><ul><li>Art the Forgotten Language </li></ul><ul><li>HELP </li></ul><ul><li>Premature and Sick Infants </li></ul><ul><li>Genetics Education </li></ul>
  19. 20. Training on Special Topics <ul><li>Child Outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding Child Development to Improve Early Intervention </li></ul><ul><li>Physician Training/Reaching Out to Health Care Professionals </li></ul><ul><li>Examining Our Practice </li></ul>
  20. 21. Technical Assistance <ul><li>Regional </li></ul><ul><li>2 TA Specialists per service area </li></ul><ul><li>Voluntary for service areas historically </li></ul><ul><li>Recently required following focused monitoring </li></ul>
  21. 22. What is TA? <ul><li>Assists in implementing training content </li></ul><ul><li>Individualized per service area </li></ul><ul><li>Compliance-oriented </li></ul><ul><li>Small group facilitation </li></ul><ul><li>Conflict management </li></ul><ul><li>Information/resource sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Change agent </li></ul>
  22. 23. TA topics <ul><li>Strategies for implementing services in natural environments </li></ul><ul><li>Identification rates – child find </li></ul><ul><li>Special Ed personnel </li></ul><ul><li>Strategies for multi-agency service coordination* </li></ul><ul><li>IFSP forms </li></ul><ul><li>Implementing training content </li></ul><ul><li>Policy clarification </li></ul>
  23. 24. When is TA successful? <ul><li>Knowledgeable TA Specialists </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding of local system and issues </li></ul><ul><li>Supportive relationships </li></ul><ul><li>Communicates with key individuals </li></ul><ul><li>Convenes relevant groups </li></ul><ul><li>Tact and diplomacy </li></ul>
  24. 25. Evaluation of TA <ul><li>TA Logs </li></ul><ul><li>Difficult to quantify </li></ul><ul><li>Coordinator Surveys </li></ul>
  25. 26. System Updates <ul><li>88 System Updates </li></ul><ul><li>3 Spiderphone Calls </li></ul><ul><li>1747 Registered </li></ul>2001 - 2007
  26. 27. New Personnel <ul><li>Early On Institutes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Free of charge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Twice annually, at least </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 days of the basics of Early On </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Includes Dance of Partnership </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Follow-Up </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Mentoring </li></ul><ul><li>New Coordinator Seminar </li></ul>
  27. 28. Early On Annual Conference <ul><li>6 Locations </li></ul><ul><li>1802 Registered </li></ul>2002 - 2007
  28. 29. LICC Leadership Conference <ul><li>Biennial </li></ul><ul><li>3 Locations </li></ul><ul><li>685 Registered </li></ul>2002 - 2006
  29. 30. Evolution of EOT&TA Model <ul><li>Stand-alone training plus TA follow-up, if willing </li></ul><ul><li>Examining Our Practice – </li></ul><ul><li>Series of 6 </li></ul><ul><li>Need for continuous contact in the field, close to practice </li></ul><ul><li>Training in Combination with TA </li></ul>
  30. 31. Training in Combo w/ TA <ul><li>Tailored to the service area </li></ul><ul><li>Stand-alone content mixed with specifics of service area </li></ul><ul><li>Every participant brings a child file to determine level of implementation of content </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on documentation </li></ul>
  31. 32. Questions?
  32. 33. Why do public awareness? <ul><li>Child find mandate </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CFR 303.301 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Requires a system for making referrals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Requires states to ensure that all eligible infants/toddlers are identified, located, and evaluated </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Specifies subpopulations : Indian children, homeless, in foster care, and wards of the state </li></ul></ul>
  33. 34. Public Awareness at CCRESA <ul><li>Office of Innovative Projects was awarded the Child Find, Public Awareness, and Information and Referral grant October, 2005. </li></ul><ul><li>Public Awareness Supervisor hired April, 2006. </li></ul>
  34. 35. Early On Public Awareness <ul><li>Strategies for outreach to identify and locate infants & toddlers, children, and youth (0-26) who may be eligible for Part C and Part B Services </li></ul><ul><li>Targeted state wide outreach </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Media: Television, radio, transit/bus ads, billboards, and print ads </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Offer a viable Web presence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Statewide display board at conferences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dissemination outreach materials </li></ul></ul>
  35. 36. TV PSA “Sitting Still” Michigan Cable Telecommunications Association October 2005 – March 2006 Aired 78,535 Versions in English, Spanish, and African-American Voice
  36. 37. PSA- TV Media <ul><li>Michigan Public Access Television Stations </li></ul><ul><li>14 stations broadcast the PSA at no cost </li></ul><ul><li>Community Television Network Ch 19 – Ann Arbor </li></ul><ul><li>Access Vision Channel 17 – Battle Creek </li></ul><ul><li>Government Access Channel 98 – Benton Harbor </li></ul><ul><li>Bloomfield Community TV (BCTV) Channel 15,18 </li></ul><ul><li>Cadillac Community Television (CCTV) Channel 2 </li></ul><ul><li>City of Dearborn (WDHT) Channels 12, 10 </li></ul><ul><li>Southwest Oakland Cable (SWOCC) Channel 12 – Farmington </li></ul><ul><li>Grand Rapids Community TV (GRTV) Channel 25 </li></ul><ul><li>Holland Macatawa Community (MacTV) Channel 15 </li></ul><ul><li>Orion Neighborhood TV (ONTV) Channel 10 </li></ul><ul><li>Midland Community College Television Channel 5 </li></ul><ul><li>Southwest Oakland Cable (SWOCC) Channel 12 – Novi </li></ul><ul><li>City of Royal Oak – WROK Channels 55 &10 </li></ul><ul><li>South Kent Cable (WKTV) Channel 26 – Wyoming </li></ul>
  37. 38. Public Access TV Message Boards
  38. 39. Transit/Bus <ul><li>SPP 5 & 6: Campaign Sept 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Kalamazoo County :  Metro Transit Buses, 8 buses </li></ul><ul><li>Genesee County :  MTA/Flint Buses, 20 buses </li></ul><ul><li>Macomb County :  SMART Buses, 40 buses </li></ul><ul><li>Washtenaw County : SMART Buses, 25 buses </li></ul><ul><li>TOTAL BUS: 93 BUSES DISPLAY </li></ul>
  39. 40. Transit Success Child Count ID Rate 12/1/04 ID Rate 12/1/05 ID Rate 12/1/06 Michigan Snapshot 2.12 2.19 2.28 Kalamazoo Snapshot 2.16 2.22 2.33 Genesee Snapshot* 2.12 2.30 2.28 Macomb Snapshot 1.91 2.05 2.11 Washtenaw Snapshot 1.64 1.84 1.90 *Genesee Period 2.93 3.08 3.41
  40. 41. Early On Michigan Billboards <ul><li>September 2007 (targeted outreach) </li></ul><ul><li>SPP 5 & 6 </li></ul><ul><li>Board space donated </li></ul>
  41. 42. Billboard Campaign – Sept 07
  42. 43. Statewide Radio Campaign – Oct. 07 <ul><li>SPP 5 & 6 </li></ul><ul><li>Public Service Announcements were played on 293 commercial radio stations and 28 public radio stations. </li></ul>
  43. 44. Metro Baby – May & Nov. 2008 <ul><li>Child Find Birth – 1 (SPP #5) </li></ul><ul><li>( Metro Parent Magazine </li></ul><ul><li>www.metroparent.com </li></ul><ul><li>Circulation of 30,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Distribution: Oakland, Macomb, Wayne, Livingston, Washtenaw </li></ul><ul><li>36% in schools, preschools, daycares, libraries, YMCA’s, medical, dental, tutoring programs, retail – children’s clothing venues, shoes, toys, supermarkets, bookstores </li></ul><ul><li>Demographics : 91% Female </li></ul><ul><li>51% have children 6 and younger </li></ul><ul><li>BONUS: We will receive a free listing in the Metro Baby’s Pregnancy Resource Guide – Fall 2008 Edition; both online and print </li></ul><ul><li>Fall Metro Baby 11/12 </li></ul>
  44. 45. Grand Rapids Family Advertisement <ul><li>Child Find Birth – 1 (SPP #5) </li></ul><ul><li>www.grfamily.com </li></ul><ul><li>Baby Issue - Launches first week in June </li></ul><ul><li>Highlights of Issue: Physicians: Profiles, Father’s Day and Baby Gift Guide </li></ul><ul><li>Circulation of 55,200 </li></ul><ul><li>Distribution: West MI (Kent County) </li></ul><ul><li>Grocery stores, retail stores, libraries, public , private and charter schools, preschools, child care centers, hospitals, doctor’s offices, and After-school/enrichment organizations </li></ul><ul><li>Demographics : 92% Female </li></ul><ul><li>50% have children 4 and younger </li></ul>
  45. 46. Traveling Display Boards
  46. 47. Impact Public Awareness
  47. 48. Public Awareness Products

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