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Community Assessment

Prepared a community assessment focused on low-income populations eligible for the City’s Head Start and Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) funded programs. The assessment provided demographic, health, employment, and real estate overviews. The project included an analysis of census data … Continue reading

Development of Assessment Tools

In the early 1990s, Gretchen Engquist was instrumental in the development of the pre-admission screening tools for the elderly, people with physical disabilities, and people with developmental disabilities for the ALTCS program (Arizona Long Term Care System), the first Medicaid … Continue reading

Development of Rate Assessment Tool

Prior to B&A’s formation, Gretchen Engquist of B&A designed a rate assessment tool for the DDD to use in determining the rate paid on a statewide basis to independent providers. The rate assessment tool evaluates environmental factors, distance, safety, behaviors, … Continue reading