Resources related to the State Systematic Improvement Plan (SSIP) Leadership Teams (LT). Please share this page with your colleagues using this link: http://go.illinois.edu/SSIPLT
Introduction to SSIP
Leadership Teams: Building Capacity for Local Implementation of Evidence-Based Practices (Webinar Recording, 10/14/16) This session is intended for early intervention personnel who are interested in participating on the leadership teams that will support State Systemic Improvement Plan (SSIP) implementation.
PowerPoints from SSIP Leadership Team Kick Off Events:
- November 7, 2016 - This presentation explains the purpose of the SSIP Leadership teams, roles and responsibilities as well as an overview of the 3 Phases of SSIP, Theory of Action and more.
- November 8, 2016 - Same as above.
SSIP Illinois' Response to Results Driven Accountability (PowerPoint, 8/2017) This slide deck was put together to help teams provide consistent messages about the SSIP to stakeholders. The presentation can be used in its entirety or individual slides can be copied for use.
Learn more about the SSIP by visiting http://go.illinois.edu/SSIP.
IL- COS Process Fidelity Checklist: This fillable PDF form is a checklist to help support assessment of COS process fidelity. An example of a completed form: Completed COS Process Fidelity Checklist
Jen Annual IFSP Video: This video of an annual IFSP meeting includes a recording of a COS Discussion
Illinois Child Outcomes Summary (COS) Checklist: This is the checklist being used to examine whether or not teams are engaging in desired practices during child outcomes summary discussions.
Age Anchoring Tools (PDFs): These materials, developed by Larimer County (Colorado), provide examples of age-expected development according to the three child outcome areas. They cover child skills and functioning from birth to 36 months to support understanding of age-expected child development. You can reference the developmental milestones to ‘age anchor’ the skills they document as part of the child’s current level of functioning.
Child Outcomes: Measure the Benefits of Early Intervention (Spanish Version) The Illinois EI Clearinghouse put together a brief overview of the benefits of measuring child outcomes. This page is great to share with families!
Child & Family Outcomes: How Do You Know? This article by Dana Childress from Early Intervention Strategies for Success Blog discusses strategies to consider as dig deeper into the outcomes children and family experience as you determine, monitor and measure progress within child and family outcomes as a result of participating in your program.
COS-TC Quality Practices Checklist and Descriptions: Built around a set of quality practices, the Child Outcome Summary -Team Collaboration (COS-TC) checklist provides a mechanism for those who implement, supervise, or train on the COS process to identify, observe, and assess recommended team collaboration. It includes a description of each of the quality practices, what it is, and two examples of ways to introduce the different COS discussion points with team members. Related resources: Guidance on Using the COS-TC Checklist and COS-TC Quality Practices Checklist
Decision Tree for Summary Rating Decisions (without numbers) (PDF, 2017) Designed to support the IFSP team’s discussion and consensus on a child’s outcomes rating.
DRAFT COS policy/procedure (PDF, 2017) This draft of the Illinois Child Outcomes Summary (COS) Policy and Procedure which provides considerations and timelines to guide the COS process while working in Illinois Early Intervention.
DRAFT COS Appendix (PDF, 11/9/2017) This draft of the Child Outcomes Summary (COS) Appendix to be added to Illinois Child and Family Connections (CFC) Procedure Manual.
Integrating Child and Family Outcomes into the IFSP process (PDF, 2014) The purpose of this chart is to help integrate Child and Family Outcomes into the IFSP Process from referral to transition.
Instructions for Completing the COSF (PDF - created 5/2009, revised 11/2017) These instructions provide general guidelines for completing the Child Outcomes Summary Form (COSF).
Outcome Rating Definitions (PDF - 2012) This document provides definitions for each of the 7 ratings on one page. Teams may wish to use the one-pager as a reference during rating discussions. The definitions are also available in the Instructions for the Completing of the COSF (PDF).
*Updated* Outcomes: Measuring the Success of Early Intervention for IFSP (PDF) Resultados: la medición del éxito de la intervención temprana a IFSP (PDF) To help prepare for individualized family services plan (IFSP) meetings, this handout gives an overview of child, family and functional outcomes as well as explaining your role in the process and how the outcome measurements are used.
*Updated* Outcomes: Measuring the Success of Early Intervention for Intake (PDF) Resultados: la medición del éxito de la intervención temprana al Consumo (PDF)To help during intake, this handout gives an overview of child, family and functional outcomes as well as explaining the family's role in the process and how the outcome measurements are used.
Additional COS resources can be found on the EITP Child Outcomes Resource Page
Professional Development Resources
Evidence-Informed Professional Development (PD) Rubric (Draft)
PD Rubric User Guide (Draft)
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