Recent Publications - Health Care
Children with ADHD – Identification and Diagnosis Follow-Up Study
This report summarizes a two-stage study on children with ADHD, which examined a variety of topics, including predictors of the disorder, the benefits of early detection, the accessibility and availability of diagnostic services, and treatment.
The Provision of Assistive Devices in Selected Countries
As part of the study that examine the systems of funding and provision of assistive devices in Israel, we reviewed these systems in selected, developed countries in order to learn how they address populations with similar needs and to highlight prominent supply patterns as a basis for comparison with the Israeli system.
Participation in Society of Persons with Disabilities: An International Review of Measurement Tools to Identify Persons with Disabilities
This report presents an international review of the main tools used to define and measure disability around the world in order to formulate a reliable measurement tool to identify people with disabilities in Israel.
Evaluation of the Cost of Services Provided by the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs and Services to People with Disabilities
The goal of the cost evaluation was to calculate the cost of providing services to a person with disability according to the relevant characteristics of the level of support required by the program participant.
An Upgraded Supportive Community: Evaluation Study
The study was conducted to examine the extent to which the program achieves its goals, and to provide program developers and decision-makers with feedback to redesign it down the road and incorporate it in additional communities.
The Needs of Aging LGBTs
The goals of the study were to investigate the special needs of aging members of the LGBT community in Israel, to learn how they cope with various aspects of age-related challenges, and to examine the extent of responsiveness of the service system to their needs.
Pilot for Supervision of Legal Guardians for Personal Affairs: Summary Report
The main goal of the pilot was to help the Office of the Administrator General (public guardian) at the Ministry of Justice design a system to supervise guardians in regard to personal matters so as to identify situations in which guardians are not performing their duties adequately.
Use of Research Findings by Child and Family Social Services, Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs and Social Service
The goal of the study was to to learn how Israel’s social service system may use research findings effectively and optimally
Evaluation of the MAPA Pilot – Families Encounter Opportunity
The study aimed to provide insights into the successes and challenges of the pilot’s implementation as a basis for improvement, and to assess the extent to which the program achieved its goals.
The Ethiopian National Project: Scholastic Assistance Program (SPACE) 2017 – Continued Follow-up of the Students’ Achievements and the Impact of the Program on their Performance
The goal was to examine the achievements of the Ethiopian-Israeli and non-Ethiopian twelfth-graders participating in the SPACE program in 2017 as reflected in their matriculation exam achievements.
Mapping of Outputs in Residential Facilities of the Service for Children and Youth
The goal of the mapping was to collect extensive and up-to-date data on the outputs provided to residential facility students. This information will serve as a basis for formulating policy and making decisions as part of the reform in the Service for Children and Youth residential facilities.
Hand in Hand: Client Stories – Book Two. Documentation of Stories of Success in Be’er Sheva’s Social Services
One major challenge faced by organizations is maintaining a capacity for renewal and alertness to rapidly changing realities and conditions so as to properly serve and promote client interests. In an age fraught with rapid, sometimes unexpected, change, it is both complex and vital for organizations to meet this challenge in order to further their […]
Learning from Success at Ne’urim – Youth Centers in Druze Villages
This document describes the process of Learning from Success that was conducted at the Ne’urim Centers. The main goal was to extract successful principles of action that can be applied in all the Ne’urim Centers and in similar programs, and to produce a document for the purpose of learning and implementing best practices at the centers.
The Kaplan Leadership Initiative – Evaluation Report: First Cohort 2018-2019
The evaluation aims to examine the implementation and organization of the program, and the extent to which it achieves its main objectives.
Program to Promote Economic Growth and Development for the Bedouin Population in Southern Israel (Government Resolution 3708)
This is the summary report on implementing the program to promote the Bedouin population in the Negev (government resolution 3708).
The Center for Advancement of Special Populations (Makam) – Integration into Military Service and Civilian Life of all Makam Recruits from 1993-2010
The goal of the study was to describe the background characteristics of Makam soldiers enlisting in 1993- 2010 and evaluate their integration into military service and subsequently into civilian life.
A Group Sheltered-Employment Program in the Free Market for People with an Intellectual Disability — Evaluation of the Initial Stages
The purpose of the study is to learn about the implementation of the program in its early years, obstacles to its operation, and its contribution to the target population.