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Report

The Impacts of SB 1211 on California Consumers, The Beer Industry and State Government

May 1, 1986 - The Impacts of SB 1211 on California Consumers, The Beer Industry and State Government

Report

An Evaluation of the School-Based Dental Disease Prevention Program

April 1, 1986 - This report is divided into six chapters. In Chapter I, we describe the implementation of the Dental Disease Prevention program. In Chapter II, we summarize the methodology of the University of California San Francisco study. Chapter III reports the results and shortcomings of the study. In Chapter IV, we discuss the impact of the program on state expenditures for medical and dental care. Chapter V describes the options for improving the program's cost-effectiveness, and Chapter VI presents our conclusions and recommendations.

Report

Information Technology Applications For State Operations

February 1, 1986 - Information Technology Applications For State Operations

Report

State Telecommunications Management

February 1, 1986 - State Telecommunications Management

Report

California's Community-Based Long-Term Care System

February 1, 1986 - California's Community-Based Long-Term Care System

Report

A Review of California's Child Support Enforcement Program

September 1, 1985 - This report reviews California's Child Support Enforcement program and the prospects for increasing support payments. The first chapter describes the structure of California's Child Support Enforcement program, recent collection experience, and the prospects for growth in collections under current practices. Chapter II describes the recent federal law revisions in this program and the expected effect of these changes on collections in California. Chapter III presents an analysis of county collections in 1982-83 and reviews what is known about effective Child Support Enforcement programs. Finally, Chapter IV discusses several actions California could take to increase its collections.

Report

An Evaluation of the Institute of Computer Technology

September 1, 1985 - The Institute of Computer Technology (ICT) was established in 1982 by three school districts in Santa Clara County—Sunnyvale Elementary, Fremont Union High School, and Los Gatos Joint Union High School. The purpose of the institute is to provide education and training in computer technology for children and adults.

Report

Child Welfare Services: A Review of the Effects of the 1982 Reforms on Abused and Neglected Children and Their Families

May 1, 1985 - Chapter 978, Statutes of 1982 (S8 14), restructured and expanded the child welfare system in California, in an effort to protect more effectively the welfare of children whose needs are not being met in their natural home environment. Chapter 978 also required the Legislative Analyst to report on the success of the new programs in meeting these objectives. This report is intended to satisfy that requirement. In Chapter I, we describe the intent of SB 14 and the way in which the measure was intended to improve services to abused and neglected children and their families. In Chapter II, we describe the implementation of the measure. In Chapters III and IV we present our conclusions regarding the effect of SB 14 on children and families in California. The last chapter contains our recommendations for improving the effectiveness of the child welfare services program.

Report

An Analysis of Findings From the San Diego Job Search and Work Experience Demonstration Program

May 1, 1985 - The San Diego Job Search and Work Experience Demonstration program was established in 1982 for the purpose of determining the impact that specific employment services have on applicants for Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC). The demonstration program was conducted by the San Diego County welfare department in cooperation with the state departments of Employment Development (EDD) and Social Services (DSS), and was evaluated by the Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation (MDRC).

Report

Job Search, Training, and Work Experience: The Lessons for California From Eight Evaluations of the Work Incentive Program

January 1, 1985 - This report reviews the effectiveness of the Work Incentive (WIN) program, which is designed to help recipients of Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) find jobs.

Presentation

Unemployment and Disability Insurance

October 23, 1984 - Statement to the Assembly Finance and Insurance Subcommittee on Unemployment and Disability Insurance, Sacramento, October 23, 1984

Presentation

Proposition 41: Public Aid and Medical Assistance Programs

September 24, 1984 - Statement to a joint meeting of the Senate Committee on Health and Human Services and Assembly Human Services Committee, Sacramento, September 24, 1984.

Report

Public Assistance in California: Facts and Figures

September 1, 1984 - Decisions affecting California's two primary welfare programs--Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC), which provides cash grants to needy children and their parents, and Supplemental Security Income/State Supplementary program (SSI/SSP}, which provides cash grants to the aged, blind, and disabled--are among the more important decisions that the Legislature must make. There are two reasons for this. First, these decisions can have a more immediate and dramatic impact on the lives of individual Californians than is the case with most other decisions it makes. This is particularly true when issues affecting eligibility are being resolved. Second, these two programs are among the most costly administered by the state. Together, they account for 11 cents out of every dollar spent from the state's General Fund.

Report

Public Assistance in California: Facts and Figures

September 1, 1984 - Decisions affecting California's two primary welfare programs--Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC), which provides cash grants to needy children and their parents, and Supplemental Security Income/State Supplementary program (SSI/SSP), which provides cash grants to the aged, blind, and disabled--are among the more important decisions that the Legislature must make. There are two reasons for this. First, these decisions can have a more immediate and dramatic impact on the lives of individual Californians than is the case with most other decisions it makes. This is particularly true when issues affecting eligibility are being resolved. Second, these two programs are among the most costly administered by the state. Together, they account for 11 cents out of every dollar spent from the state's General Fund.

Hearing Handout

Overview of the Public Mental Health System in California

March 15, 1984 - Data for State Hospital Services for the the Mentally Disabled

Health and Human Services Staff

Mark Newton
(916) 319-8323
Deputy Legislative Analyst: Health, Developmental Services and IT
 
Ryan Anderson
(916) 319-8308
CalWORKs/CalFresh
 
Jackie Barocio
(916) 319-8333
In-Home Supportive Services/Aging Programs/Child Support/Veterans Affairs
 
Ben Johnson
(916) 319-8336
Medi-Cal/Hospital Finance/Managed Care
 
Sonja Petek
(916) 319-8340
Public Health/Developmental Services
 
Luke Koushmaro
(916) 319-8355
Medi-Cal/Long-Term Care/Family Health/Covered California
 
Brian Metzker
(916) 319-8354
Privacy, Security, and Technology
 
Corey Hashida
(916) 319-8315
Medi-Cal/Behavioral Health/State Hospitals/Health Planning and Development
 
Angela Short
(916) 319-8309
Teachers' Retirement Policy/ Child Welfare/ Community Care Licensing
 
Ginni Bella Navarre
(916) 319-8342
Deputy Legislative Analyst: Human Services and Governance