Policy & Practice

A professional journal publishing articles on current health and human services issues for wide audience. Coverage includes social policy issues, reports of significant works of human service practitioners, social work theory and legislation, and editoria

Articles from Vol. 61, No. 2, June

A Conversation with Barbara Gradet: Doing More with Less
With states and localities nationwide facing budget gaps, many social service agencies are laying off staff, reducing their services, and cutting programs and services. POLICY & PRACTICE talked with Barbara Gradet of the Baltimore County Department...
Doing More with Less
With states and localities nationwide facing budget gaps, many social service agencies are laying off staff, reducing their services, and cutting programs and services. POLICY & PRACTICE talked with Barbara Gradet of the Baltimore County Department...
How to Overcome Organizational Indifference
We hear the phrases every day: "That's not my job." "I can't help you; you need to go to another department for that service." "That's just how we do things around here." "Someone else was supposed to do that." Such are the warning signs of organizational...
Inside Story
It's nearly impossible to get through a day without hearing someone complain about budget cuts. "We have to do more with less" has become such a common mantra in public human services that it is new a cliche. Yet in this climate of budget constraints...
Legal Notes
Record-high immigration marked the 1990s, with more than 13 million people entering the United States. According to Census 2000, there were 31 million immigrants in the country, representing 11 percent of the population. Unfortunately, though, many of...
Legal Notes: Representing Recent Immigrants
Record-high immigration marked the 1990s, with more than 13 million people entering the United States. According to Census 2000, there were 31 million immigrants in the country, representing 11 percent of the population. Unfortunately, though, many...
Letter from the Executive Director
I write this column with a heavy heart. On February 28, 2003, I received a tearful call from a coworker announcing the terrible news that Rosie Oreskovich had passed away. Rosie was assistant secretary of Children's Services in Washington State's...
Managing Media in a Crisis
It's 6:30 p.m. on a Friday and you are running late for a special dinner with your family. Everyone else has left the office, and you're heading for the door when the telephone rings on the receptionist's desk. You hesitate but pick it up. It's a reporter--a...
Our Do'ers Profile
In our Do'ers Profile, we highlight some of the hard-working and talented individuals in public human services. This issue features Christopher J. McCabe of the Maryland Department of Human Resources in Baltimore, Maryland. Name: Christopher J....
Our Do'ers Profile
In Our Do'ers Profile, we highlight some of the hard-working and talented individuals in public human services. This issue features Christopher J. McCabe of the Maryland Department of Human Resources in Baltimore, Maryland.Name: Christopher J. McCabeTitle:...
Study Shows Clinical Pharmacy Management Programs Can Cut Costs
State policymakers who are grappling with overwhelming budget deficits might find clinical pharmacy management programs a viable way to reduce Medicaid costs. According to a study by the Health Strategies Consultancy and the Center for Health Care Strategies,...
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