Research and Application: Measuring Social Needs and Outcomes

Research and Application: Measuring Social Needs and Outcomes


During this All In webinar, Caroline Fichtenberg of SIREN reviewed the current landscape of assessment tools and outcomes measures for social needs. Karis Grounds of 2-1-1 San Diego explained how they incorporated social needs assessment into their Risk Rating Scale, which helps them better serve clients while showing the impact of their services.

Additional Resources


Read a summary of the questions asked by participants during the webinar and the answers provided by the presenters.

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