CHD Projects listed alphabetically

A complete list of projects, programs and resources offered through UAA Center for Human Development. Some projects may be listed under more than one name.

 

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A  

Academic Workforce Programs (AWP)

The mission of the Academic Workforce Programs is to increase the availability and competency of Direct Service Professionals who support individuals with disabilities throughout the state of Alaska.  Academic programs are distance delivered allowing working professionals to remain in their home communities while pursuing higher education.

ADRC Provider Survey: Options Counseling Report (2011)

Advocacy-Partners in Policymaking (PIP)

A program that promotes advocacy and leadership skills to individuals, family members and caregivers, through training, resources and networking opportunities.

Alaska Autism Summer Institute

Alaska Direct Service Workers Survey Report (2009)

Alaska's Early Intervention / Infant Learning Program (EI/ILP) Reports (2011)

Alaskans Speak Up!

Alaska State-wide Positive Behavior and Interventions Support Pilot & Training Projects

The Center for Human Development's project work increases implementation of PBIS within behavioral health agencies as well as collaboration between schools and agencies using PBIS with children.

ARTS - Employing Creativity

A project to promote careers in the arts for individuals with disabilities.

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Direct Service

CHD offers the distance delivered specialty courses for the 60 credit Prince William Sound Community College Associate of Applied Science degree in three emphasis areas.

 

B

Benefits Analysis-for Social Security (WIPA)

We gave been awarded funding for WIPA services again, and will once again be offering benefits analysis and work incentive counseling for SSA beneficiaries beginning August 15th, 2013.

Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)

The BCBA program supports Alaska’s Workforce Development Initiative, and is aimed at building Alaska’s capacity to support children, youth and adults who experience Autism Spectrum Disorders.

BrainWorks for Self-Employment

A program for individuals with brain injury to explore and pursue self-employment.

BrainWorks Customized Self-Employment Model

A research and demonstration project to develop and pilot a customized self-employment model for individuals with brain injury.

Bridging (Ikautaq) Project

Ikautaq Project is a partnership between Aqqaluk Trust, UAA Center for Human Development and Prince William Sound Community College with funding received from the Alaska Native Education Equity Program in Washington DC.

Building Virtual Bridges

A guide to distance delivered microenterprise training with a focus on disadvantaged populations.

Business-Microenterprise Grant

The Microenterprise Grant (ME Grant) provides funds to qualified AK Mental Health Trust Beneficiaries to start a business, expand a business, or acquire an existing business.

 

C

Capacity Building for Autism Interventions (CBAI)

Children's Behavioral Health OEC

A sixteen (16) credit Undergraduate Occupational Endorsement Certificate (OEC) for people who work with kids with challenging behaviors or mental health diagnoses.

Center for Psychosocial Development (CPD)

A center that provides wrap-around support interventions for adults with disabilities who have a history of victimization and remain at risk.

Customized Self-Employment Model

A research and demonstration project to develop and pilot a customized self-employment model for individuals with brain injury.

 

D

Direct Service Specialist Occupational Endorsement

A 17 credit distance delivered program through Prince William Sound Community College.

Direct Services Associate Degree

CHD offers the distance delivered specialty courses for the 60 credit Prince William Sound Community College Associate of Applied Science degree in three emphasis areas.

Disability Abuse Response Team Alaska (D.A.R.T. AK)

D.A.R.T. Alaska is a collaborative approach to addressing violence and abuse of people with disabilities.

Disability Justice Initiative (DJI)

The Justice Initiative is a collaboration of many different stakeholders who have the common vision of reducing interpersonal violence against Alaskans with disabilities and/or Alaskan seniors.

Disability Summit (Future of Disability Summit)

A summit was held in Anchorage in the summer of 2013 with a follow-up survey. The purpose was to hear from a diverse group of stakeholders to inform a vision of the future for people with disabilities in Alaska in housing, advocacy, relationships, economic well-being, and health.

 

 
 

F

FASD/RPTC Waiver Project and Annual Training Conference

Alaska's RPTC/FASD Waiver Project goal is to reduce the number of youth, ages 14 to 21, in residential psychiatric treatment centers (RPTC'S) who are dual-diagnosed with FASD and SED. An annual training conference is held for professionals and paraprofessionals working with children and youth enrolled in the RPTC/FASD Waiver.

Friendships & Dating

Friendships & Dating is a preventative program designed to teach adults with intellectual and related developmental disabilities how to develop and maintain healthy relationships and prevent interpersonal violence.

Full Lives Conference for Direct Service Professionals

The Full Lives Conference features national and Alaskan experts on key issues that affect direct service staff and the people they support. Presentations are provided on a wide variety of topics, allowing attendees to choose sessions based on their personal and professional interests

 

G

Guide to Developmental Disability Services

A Guide to Developmental Disability Services was written to help parents understand what Developmental Disabilities services are out there and how these services can work for you.

 

I

I Vote, I Count

A program that empowers Alaskans with disabilities to become active voters and part of the political process by eliminating voting barriers, promoting awareness of the voting process and helping people access their right to vote.

Ikautaq (Bridging) Project

Ikautaq Project is a partnership between Aqqaluk Trust, UAA Center for Human Development and Prince William Sound Community College with funding received from the Alaska Native Education Equity Program in Washington DC.

Industry-Driven Support Model

A research and demonstration project that supports individuals with disabilities in self-employment through training and network development.

 

L

LEND - Alaska LEND Without Walls

Alaska LEND (Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities) provides graduate-level interdisciplinary leadership training for individuals who have a commitment to providing family-centered coordinated systems of health care and related services.

 

M

Microenterprise Grant

The Microenterprise Grant (ME Grant) provides funds to qualified AK Mental Health Trust Beneficiaries to start a business, expand a business, or acquire an existing business.

 

P

Person-Centered Planning Facilitator Certification

Positive Behavior Interventions and Support (PBIS) in Alaska

The Center for Human Development's project work increases implementation of PBIS within behavioral health agencies as well as collaboration between schools and agencies using PBIS with children.

Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (PBIS) Pilot & Training Projects

The Center for Human Development's project work increases implementation of PBIS within behavioral health agencies as well as collaboration between schools and agencies using PBIS with children.

Partners in Policymaking (PIP)

A program that promotes advocacy and leadership skills to individuals, family members and caregivers, through training, resources and networking opportunities.

 

S

Self-Determination Toolkit

The Self-Determination Toolkit is designed for teachers, parents, students, and other professionals interested in supporting self-determination in home, school, and community settings. The Toolkit is a collection of resources, which provide a basic framework to build self-determination activities into both traditional and adapted curricula for students of all ages.

Self-Employment for Individuals with Disabilities

A summary of CHD's support for individual business ownership and self-employment projects.

Self-Employment: BrainWorks

A program for individuals with brain injury to explore and pursue self-employment.

Self-Employment: Building Virtual Bridges

A guide to distance-delivered microenterprise training for individuals with disabilities.

Self-Employment Workshop Series

A program for self-employed individuals with disabilities that focuses on industry specific training and network development.

Serving Offenders Conferences

Social Security Benefits Analysis (WIPA)

The Alaska WIPA Project offers SSA beneficiaries (those receiving SSI or SSDI) benefits counseling services to provide for a better understanding of how wages and work incentives can impact their benefits.

We have been awarded funding for WIPA services again, and will once more be offering benefits analysis and work incentive counseling for SSA beneficiaries beginning August 15th, 2013. We look forward to serving you once again. 

Start-up; Microenterprise Grant

The Microenterprise Grant (ME Grant) provides funds to qualified AK Mental Health Trust Beneficiaries to start a business, expand a business, or acquire an existing business.

 

T

TAPESTRY

The purpose of the TAPESTRY Post-Secondary Transition Program is to provide students (ages 18 to 21) with intellectual and cognitive disabilities a post-secondary college experience to develop self advocacy skills, engage in career exploration, and develop social skills that lead to employment in a career field or enrollment in a post-secondary educational program.

Transition & Parent Support Report (2010)

Trust Training Cooperative (TTC)

Trust Training Cooperative (TTC) is a statewide cooperative effort to address workforce training needs. TTC promotes career development opportunities for direct service workers and their supervisors engaged with Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority beneficiaries.

 

V

Video Futures Project

As an intervention strategy, Video Self-Modeling uses carefully planned and edited positive self-images of adaptive-only behavior on video to change the frequency or quality of a person's behavior

Voting-I Vote, I Count

A program that empowers Alaskans with disabilities to become active voters and part of the political process by eliminating voting barriers, promoting awareness of the voting process and helping people access their right to vote.

 

W

Work Incentive Planning and Assistance for Alaska (WIPA)

We have been awarded funding for WIPA services again and will begin offering benefits counseling services in August of 2013. We look forward to serving you again!

Program offers recipients of SSA disability (SSI or SSDI) benefits counseling services. Understand how wages might impact benefits.