January 31, 2011
Bay Area Workforce Funding Collaborative invested $3.4 million in a first round of grants for workforce programs that were expected to train and advance nearly 700 low-income and low-wage, entry-level and incumbent workers.
July 1, 1999
From 1993 to 1997, South Carolina Hospital Research and Education Foundation, West Columbia, S.C., developed and delivered three new nursing degree programs to rural areas.
October 1, 2010
Better Jobs Better Care sought to change public policy and management practice to improve recruitment and retention of high-quality paraprofessional direct care workers (DCW).
August 1, 2011
This article presents findings from an evaluation of RWJF's Jobs to Careers: Transforming the Front Lines of Health Care initiative.
August 18, 2011
SkillWorks, a Boston-Based collaborative created a workforce partnership to increase career advancement and training opportunities for community health workers and subcontracted its evaluation.
May 9, 2011
Jobs to Careers is an award-winning project of the Robert Wood Johnson (RWJF) and Hitachi Foundations, with additional support from the US Department of Labor. The five-year pilot (2006-11) is demonstrating the success of work-based learning in prov ...
August 1, 2007
This issue brief, drawing on the experience of the Baltimore Alliance for Careers in Healthcare, illustrates how one such career ladder system could work, as well as some important considerations when designing and implementing such a system. The al ...
To create changes in policy and practice that will lead to recruitment and retention of high-quality direct care workers in nursing homes and in home- and community-based settings.
May 17, 2010
CMMC employee and recent J2C graduate Kelly Blackwell fully understood the importance of education, but the demands of family came first.
April 25, 2010
North Carolina Foundation for Advanced Health Programs created a voluntary, special state license to recognize long-term-care providers who offered a supportive workplace for their direct-care staff. The project was part of Better Jobs Better Care.