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NARA’s Key Indicator Facilitated Dialogues to Continue at their Licensing Seminar in Williamsburg, Virginia, September 24-26.

The second NARA Key Indicator Facilitated Dialogues session was held yesterday (June 15, 2018) in which Dr Fiene discussed the evolution of the Early Childhood Program Quality Improvement and Indicator Model, the Differential Monitoring Logic Model and Algorithm, and his … Continue reading

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NARA’s Key Indicator System: Facilitated Dialogues this Friday, June 15th

Key Indicator System: Facilitated Dialogues this Friday, June 15th Join Dr. Fiene and NARA at  3-4pm AT |2-3pm ET |1-2pm CT |12-1pm MT | 11-12pm PT | 10-11am AKT Child Care | Adult Care | Child Welfare   NARA is excited to present facilitated dialogues on Key Indicators with Dr. Rick … Continue reading

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Regulatory Compliance Skewness and Scaling for Decision Making

Here are two technical research notes/short papers on regulatory compliance skewness and scaling for decision making.  The first note deals with the issues associated with the terrible skewness found in regulatory compliance data while the second research note proposes a … Continue reading

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Fiene Algorithm for Generating Regulatory Compliance Key Indicators (RCKI)

Here is the most recent simplified version of the Fiene Algorithm for Generating Regulatory Compliance Key Indicators (RCKI) Add up regulatory non-compliances for all programs, agencies, jurisdictions, etc… Review Regulatory Compliance history sorted from high to low Nominal (Compliance(1)/Non-Compliance(0)) or … Continue reading

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Pubs, Docs, Pres for State Licensing Administrators

Here are a series of publications, documents, technical notes, and slides for licensing administrators related to licensing measurement & systems, and regulatory compliance to keep in mind as they design and implement their monitoring systems: LICENSING MEASUREMENT CHAPTER2 Instrument-Based Program … Continue reading

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Ordinal Scaling in Licensing Measurement

I have attached a short technical paper (TRC Ordinal Scale Licensing Measurement ) on moving from the predominant licensing measurement paradigm which measures rules and standards at a nominal scale level to an ordinal scale level.  By introducing this alternate … Continue reading

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Assorted Flyers and Brochures Describing RIKILLC, ECPQI2M, KI, QI, RA, and DM

Here are an assortment of flyers and brochures developed by the Research Institute for Key Indicators LLC (RIKILLC) and the National Association for Regulatory Administration (NARA) describing the Early Childhood Program Quality Improvement and Indicator Model (ECPQI2M), Key Indicators (KI), … Continue reading

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ECPQI2M Research Articles

The following three journal articles published in 2013, 2015, and 2017 focus on the key components of ECPQI2M – Early Childhood Program Quality Improvement and Indicator Model in regulatory program compliance (1IJCCEP), program quality via Quality Rating & Improvement Systems … Continue reading

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Research Projects Over the Past 40 Years

I have had the opportunity to work on some very interesting projects over the past 40 years+ as a research psychologist and professor. I have worked with many National Organizations; Federal, Local and State Agencies; and private human service agencies … Continue reading

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Linear versus Non-Linear Reality

Here are some notes that I hope will generate a good deal of thinking about how we approach reality given some random observations about data (mathematics and statistics), psychology (public policy) and physics (time and space).  This is very different … Continue reading

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