Series TitleGrantee Lessons Learned
Author(s)United States. Children's Bureau.
|This paper provides an overview of services and outcomes, common challenges and successful strategies, and lessons learned for the 10 projects funded by the Children’s Bureau in 1996 and 1997 to address the prevention, intervention, and treatment needs of neglected children and their families. These projects implemented and evaluated a wide variety of service strategies with large numbers of high-risk children and families. The programs varied considerably in terms of theoretical model (psychosocial or ecological), target population, location (in-home or out-of-home), duration, and intensity. The projects provided a great variety of services, including parent education and support, home visits, and referrals to other resources or services in the community. to address the prevention, intervention, and treatment needs of neglected children and their families.|
Table of Contents
Challenges and Successful Strategies for Evaluation Design and Methodology
Lessons Learned for Evaluation Management
Appendix A: Children’s Bureau Child Neglect Demonstration Projects
Appendix B: Project Evaluation Information
Appendix C: References for Evaluation Tools and Instruments
Appendix D: Sample Logic Model
Acknowledgment(s): This synthesis was made possible by the Children's Bureau, Administration on Children, Youth and Families, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The conclusions discussed here are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not represent the official views or policies of the funding agency. Publication does not in any way constitute an endorsement by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Suggested Citation(s): Child Welfare Information Gateway. (2005). Program evaluation: A synthesis of lessons learned by child neglect demonstration projects. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Children’s Bureau.
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