This case study examines the efforts of three facilities, The Boston Home, Sherrill House and The German Centre, to partner on a program that aims to assist CNAs in their pursuit of nursing studies.
This case study describes a unique partnership between several long-term care (LTC) facilities, two technical schools, a local union chapter and a local workforce investment board to address a shortage of Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) on Cape Cod and the Islands in Massachusetts. The shortage of nurses presented a critical problem to healthcare facilities all over the Cape, bringing a group of committed and concerned organizations to the table. The result of the partners’ efforts was a true community-wide partnership that increased the LPN capacity and LPN educational opportunities on Cape Cod, offering hope for a long-term solution to a significant problem.
The YouthWorks 2011 Databook provides an overview of program administration, profiles of young people in job placements and data profiles for each of the workforce investment areas that receive YouthWorks funding.
This report documents the Summer Youth Employment Program that operated in Massachusetts during the Summer of 2009. The summer was unusual because of the additional Recover Act funds that were targeted for youth employment - which greatly increased the number of youth that could be employed even though the economy had fallen into a recession. We offer this Report not only to document the 2009 program, but to help inform program operations in future summer periods.
Commonwealth Corporation conducted a formative and program implementation evaluation, as well as an outcome evaluation of the Women Offender Reentry Collaborative (WORC) for Jewish Vocational Service (JVS) and The Work Place (TWP).
This case study examines the development of the "Campus on a Campus" at Heritage Hall, Genesis Healthcare in Agawam, MA. Heritage Hall is comprised of four skilled nursing facilities and one assisted living facility. The "Campus on a Campus" program provides educational opportunities, counseling and support to employees interested in moving up the healthcare career ladder, as well as ongoing workshops and training classes for employees.