Thinking About Support Broker Roles 

 by Michael W Smull 

As service systems increasingly embrace the principles and practices of self-determination and individual funding, people are looking at the roles of those who have been traditionally known as case managers or service coordinators. The expectations that many had of service coordinators in the late ’70s and early ’80s have been buried under increasing numbers of people to support and endless paper to complete. As we change from service coordinators to support brokers (or whatever new label is adopted), we have the danger of just changing the labels without changing what happens. Complete article here.

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