Self-Direction: A Revolution in Human Services (Paperback)
Relates how the self-direction movement was developed, the research that supports it, how the model has spread across the country and the globe, and recommendations and prospects for the future.
Valerie J. Bradley is President Emerita at the Human Services Research Institute. She is the author of several books, including (coauthored with Robert L Schalock and James F. Gardner) Quality of Life: Applications for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Marc H. Fenton is former partner at Public Consulting Group, Inc. and Founding President of Public Partnerships, LLC, the country's largest fiscal intermediary for people using self-directed budgets. Kevin J. Mahoney is Professor Emeritus at Boston College School of Social Work and Founding Director of the National Resource Center for Participant-Directed Services. His previous books include (coedited with Ellen K. Mahoney and Michelle Putnam) Self-Direction in Long Term Services and Supports: The Cash and Counseling Demonstration and Evaluation Ten Years On.