This document is designed for use in a case-based Quality Service Review (QSR) process and is used for conducting a guided professional appraisal of: (1) the current status of a focus child possibly having special needs (e.g., a child with a serious emotional disorder) in key life areas; (2) recent progress made by the focus …
Document Category: Continuous Quality Improvement
This paper focuses on the role of courts in establishing case oversight and review processes that include youth in developmentally appropriate ways, make room for their voices to be heard, and maximize their opportunities to receive the supports and services needed for a successful transition to adulthood.
This video illustrates ways that the NSCAW- which provides nationally representative, longitudinal data on children and families that have been involved with the child welfare system- can provide a meaningful comparison group for those interested in assessing child and adolescent well-being outcomes in their jurisdictions.
This training course provides an overview of the Quality Service Review (QSR) process, the QSR Protocol, and the responsibilities of a reviewer.
This brief explains the role of baseline equivalence when measuring a home visiting program’s effectiveness, how to measure similarity of two groups before program services begin, and how to meet the baseline equivalence standard.
This issue of Permanency Planning Today provides basic foundational information on evidence-based practice and points the readership toward resources and information to support workers, policymakers, administrators, and others involved in the field in implementing policies and practice that are evidence-based.
This paper describes a continuous quality improvement (CQI) process in which the central elements are outcomes, baseline data, goal-setting, a theory of change, and monitoring and feedback.
This issue of Training Matters provides an overview of the state’s system of CQI, REAP (Reaching for Accountability and Excellence in Practice) and its efforts to implement REAP in pilot counties across the state.
This issue of Child Welfare Matters profiles a CQI assessment approach the NRCOI designed and implemented in partnership with State agencies.
This webpage helps users create logic models for Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention/Family Support and Postadoption Services Programs, guiding the user through a step-by-step process of developing a logic model to plan program evaluation activities for child abuse and neglect prevention, family support, parenting, and postadoption services programs.