Strategies

Policies and programs that work

7 Strategies
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Ban the Box

Prohibit criminal history questions on job applications and postpone background checks
Evidence Rating:
Mixed Evidence
  • Employment

GED certificate programs

Implement programs that help individuals without a high school diploma or its equivalent achieve a General Education Development (GED) certificate
Evidence Rating:
Some Evidence
  • Education
  • Employment

Health insurance enrollment outreach & support

Provide outreach and support to assist those whose employers do not offer affordable coverage, who are self-employed, or who are unemployed
Evidence Rating:
Some Evidence
  • Access to Care

Mentoring for new nurses

Pair new nurses with more experienced nurses who act as a resource and provide support as the new nurse establishes her or himself professionally
Evidence Rating:
Some Evidence
  • Access to Care

Nurse residency programs

Implement programs that continue education, mentoring, and support for novice nurses following graduation
Evidence Rating:
Some Evidence
  • Access to Care

Preconception education interventions

Provide women with information about the risks and benefits of behaviors that affect their health before, during, and after pregnancy
Evidence Rating:
Some Evidence
  • Access to Care

Sector-based workforce initiatives

Provide industry-focused education and job training based on the needs of regional employers within specific sectors
Evidence Rating:
Some Evidence
  • Employment