News for Outcome Team One

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  • May 2016 OT1 Update

     Outcome Team Project Update

    Accomplishments to date:

    • Defined Problem Statement based on known data
    • Defined Outcome Team Objective based on Problem Statement
    • Created draft Outcome Team Charter including team objective, key deliverables and success criteria
    • Aligned all Brown County School districts on a standard 5K school readiness definition and measurement process. Process to begin in September of 2016
    • Defined three sub-teams to evaluate problems/opportunities as well as objectives for each:
      • High Risk
        • Objective: To enhance access and engagement with existing community services that address at risk families by linking and aligning priorities within the multiple early childhood initiatives in Brown County.
      • Early Childhood Education
        • Objective: Ensure all children in Brown County receive a quality early educational experience by increasing the number of certified child care centers in the county.
      • Screening Opportunities (Early identification of delays or risks)
        • Objective: Ensure all children in Brown County receive appropriate services as needed to increase 5K readiness.

    Sub Team Highlights

    • High Risk
      • Documented current state of CPC (Community Partnership for Children) processes regarding screening and assessments for all children born in Brown County
      • Identified opportunity areas to address gaps in current process
      • Evaluated Determinants of Health to identify additional risk factors
      • Categorized referral agencies by needs addressed
      • Evaluated opportunities for improvement
    • Early Childhood Education
      • Documented current state of quality of early childhood education in Brown County
      • Created process map for delivering high quality care and identified obstacles
    • Screening Opportunities (Early identification of delays or risks)
      • Documented current state of screening tools in community
      • Identified opportunities for screenings in health care systems, school districts, early childcare centers and support agencies
      • Began pilot of ASQ (Ages & Stages Questionnaires) Board at community events (Giant Play Date, Big Event for Little Kids)
      • In progress of investigating developmental screening collaboration between Madison United Way and UW Health systems to identify opportunities to leverage learnings

    -submitted by Renee Gyrion