Posts tagged "Medicaid"

CCE's and the WalMartization of human services

CCE's and the WalMartization of human services
In the for-profit sector, “Walmartization” has dangerous implications, ranging from the shrinking of the small business sector to my personal hoarding of Pringles variety packs and Jackie Chan DVD collections. However, in the nonprofit sector, the ”one-stop shop” approach is gaining momentum as the best way to deliver services to needy populations. The rationale is simple: needy... Read more »

A mass migration: thousands of institutionalized Chicagoans moving back into the community

A mass migration: thousands of institutionalized Chicagoans moving back into the community
Until 2012, Illinois used a clear and inhumane approach towards mental health treatment: institutionalize people at unprecedented rates, and slash funding for long-term treatment solutions. This 20th Century method may finally change in the coming months, thanks to three successful law suits against Illinois that has led to the closing of approximately half of their mental health clinics. But... Read more »