Upcoming events: Conference on aging and childhood trauma lecture

We’re pleased to call your attention to two events that are coming up next week that should be of interest to many Oklahomans. The 35th Annual Oklahoma Conference on Aging, “The Art of Aging,” will convene May 18-20, 2010 at… Read more [More...]

Guest Blog (John F. Gajda): State budget cuts will impact people with developmental disabilities

From time to time, we use the OK Policy blog to post submissions we receive from Oklahomans who have interesting perspectives on important policy issues for the state. This entry is from John F. Gajda,  Executive Director of TARC, an… Read more [More...]

Upcoming Practice and Policy lecture addresses health reform

With the health care reform bill now signed into law, the next event in the OU-OKDHS Practice & Policy Spring Lecture Series couldn’t be more timely. On April 8th, Dr. David Cutler, one of the foremost health care economists in… Read more [More...]

Summer Re-run: Child abuse and neglect numbers moving in right direction

Note – Occasionally we plan to re-run blog posts on topical subjects that you may have missed the first time around. Last week brought word from DHS that the number of confirmed cases of child abuse and neglect in Oklahoma… Read more [More...]

DHS Lecture on the faith community and human services

On Thursday, April 2nd, the Oklahoma Department of Human Services is hosting a lecture by  Tony Campolo titled “What Role Should the Faith Community Have in Human Services?”.  The talk is from noon to 1 p.m. at the Will Rogers… Read more [More...]