Using Brain Science to Transform Human Services and Increase Personal Mobility from Poverty

This idea paper from the U.S. Partnership on Mobility from Poverty examines recent discoveries in brain science to discuss how this knowledge can be useful in helping people move out of poverty. The paper explains three different levels at which brain science can be used in this way: informing environment and process Improvements, case management approaches, and coach-navigator interventions. The paper includes recommendations for putting this information into action.
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Publication Date: 
March, 2018
March 2018
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OFA Initiatives: 
Systems to Family Stability National Policy Academy
SFS Category: 
Toxic Stress
  • Supportive Services
    • Health/Behavioral Health Referrals and Supports
  • TANF Program Administration
    • Case Management