Education/Professional Development

A Framework to Design, Test, Spread, and Sustain Effective Child Welfare Practice: Identify & Explore (Part 2)

This video explains the process of building evidence and spreading effective practice in child welfare begins with investigating a problem, identifying a target population, and exploring possible solutions. It guides viewers through the first phase of the framework, Identify & Explore. The narrators present practical steps and provide concrete child welfare examples.  

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Partnerships, Evaluation, and Effective Practice in Child Welfare: Introducing a New Framework (Part 1)

This video introduces a practical guide for strengthening child welfare systems called “A Framework to Design, Test, Spread, and Sustain Effective Practice in Child Welfare”. Using colorful and dynamic animation, the video discusses reasons why building evidence and performing evidence-based practice in child welfare can be so difficult and how the choices we make about

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Engaging Clients from a Strengths-Based Solution-Focused Perspective

This training course provides child welfare professionals with an understanding of, and useful strategies for, effective engagement and the appropriate application of protective authority, and provides a framework for understanding and applying proven best practice strategies and skills from the strength-based, solution-focused model. 

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Making Replication Work: Building Infrastructure to Implement, Scale-up, and Sustain Evidence-Based Early Childhood Home Visiting Programs with Fidelity

This report describes a national cross-site evaluation of Supporting Evidence-Based Home Visiting to Prevent Child Maltreatment (EBHV), an initiative to support evidence-based home visiting; and examines the degree to which system change occurred, documents the fidelity with which the program models were implemented, and identifies implementation strategies and challenges. 

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Evidence-based Practice Implementation: NCWWI 1-Page Summary

This 1-page summary provides an overview of the three core components of organizational readiness for evidence-based practices identified in the literature: a) motivation, b) general capacity, and c) intervention-specific capacity and highlights the basics for readiness using the R=MC² heuristic (Readiness = Motivation x General Capacity and Intervention-Specific Capacity).

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