As the demand for evidence-based practice increases, child welfare professionals need examples of past program successes and details on lessons learned. This section includes links to registries that review and rate specific practices and programs to provide guidance to State, Tribal, county, and local child welfare agencies; community organizations; policymakers; and government entities. A link to evidence-based practice resources from the Child Welfare Information Gateway Library is also included.
The following evidence-based practice registries list rated child welfare programs and practices:
California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare
Identifies and disseminates information on evidence-based child welfare practices. Provides guidance on evidence-based practices as a method of achieving improved outcomes of safety, permanency, and well-being for children and families to statewide agencies, counties, public and private organizations, and individuals.
Children and Family Research Center, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Presents a searchable database of publications that share findings from the center's various research projects. Users may filter by more than 10 topics and 10 publication types, including bibliographies and literature reviews of best practices.