Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH)
Senior Consultant Cramer has been under contract for the past three years with the Louisiana DHH to provide extensive coalition building and sustainability consultation and technical to DHH’s 11 contracted regional community-based coalitions contracted to outreach eligible children for Medicaid and CHIP.
South Carolina Department of Social Services (DSS)
South Carolina Department of Social Services contracted the Southern Institute to lead the community engagement project funded by The Duke Endowment. In leading the project’s community engagement component, Cramer was successful in assisting two counties in establishing community-based child abuse and neglect prevention coalitions.
New York City Covering Kids & Families Coalition
The New York City Covering Kids & Families Coalition requested Southern Institute’s coalition consultants to facilitate an onsite session for their coalition in developing a strategic plan to prioritize and sustain their efforts. Over 70 members participated. Their evaluations indicated that they found the consultation to be highly effective. For example, as one member stated “This (session) was fantastic; it was exactly what we needed.”
Utah Covering Kids & Families Coalition
The Southern Institute was contracted to provide a two-day session and follow-up consulting services for the coalition members on planning strategically, measuring effectiveness and sustainability.
National organization meeting and conference call presentations
Covering Kids & Families national meeting workshops
National Covering Kids & Families Network (NCKFN) national conference call
NCKFN national meeting presentation