OPEN MINDS, The Behavioral Health & Social Service Industry Analyst
The State of Florida has announced major new funding and reform initiatives for its children's and developmental disabilities systems. Facing court actions and growing criticism, the State has taken some bold steps to address the publicly funded systems' service capacity, organization, and reimbursement structure. Announced last month by Governor Jeb Bush and Judge Kathleen A. Kearney, secretary of the Department of Children and Families (DCF), the State's child welfare and developmental services system are expected to be . . .