The OPEN MINDS Executive Blueprint for Crisis ManagementBuilding Organizational Sustainability & Success in a Disrupted Health & Human Service Market
A 32-week program designed to help executive teams navigate the business, organizational, operational, and culture changes of a market in turbulence. The program, based on the seven-component OPEN MINDS executive blueprint, combines a series of 35 live educational web briefings with online technical assistance and a suite of on-demand resources.
Michigan Bars Adoption Refusal On The Basis Of Sexual Orientation
On March 22, 2019, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) agreed to bar state-funded foster care and adoption agencies from refusing adoption on the basis of sexual orientation. Under the terms of the settlement agreement, MDHHS agreed to maintain federally required non-discrimination provisions in its foster care and adoption contracts with agencies that have accepted a referral for a particular child or individual. And, MDHHS agreed to enforce the non-discrimination provisions, up to and including termination, if a state-contracted private provider organization discriminates against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersexual, or asexual individuals . . .