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Eval11 Session 483: Integrating feedback from distinctive perspectives for an evaluation of a statewide child care provider training on nutrition and physical activity regulations in Delaware

The purpose of this presentation was to disseminate evaluation findings from a multi-methods evaluation of increasing child care providers' knowledge around newly adopted nutrition and physical activity regulations for all licensed child care facilities in Delaware. Data come from focus groups of both providers and parents (whose children attend child care centers in Delaware); pre-, post-, and 60-day follow-up surveys administered to providers to see changes in knowledge of regulations, implementation of regulations, barriers and facilitators, etc

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Eval11 Session 717: Conceptualizing & Valuing Child Welfare Outcomes in Evaluation

Evaluators commonly struggle with defining and measuring child welfare outcomes. The Federal Child and Family Service Reviews (CFSR) specify child welfare outcome goals in three areas: safety, permanency, and well-being. However, considerable variation in local context leads to different...

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Focus Search - Item 5: Foster care reentries Item 6: Stability of foster care placement Item 7: Permanency goal for child Item 8: Reunification, guardianship, or permanent placement with relatives Item 9: Adoption Item 10: Other planned living arrangement Permanency 2: The continuity of family relationships and connections is preserved for children


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Eval10 Session 299:Use of Fidelity Scores in Measuring OUtcomes for Children Involved in the Child Welfare System

Power Point Presentation & handout from Session 299 "Use of Fidelity Scores in Measuring Outcomes for Children Involved in the Child Welfare System" - AEA 2010 #'Child #Welfare' #'Fidelity' #HumanServicesEvaluation #'Outcomes' #2010Conference

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Focus Search - Under the waiver, demonstration counties receive federal funds which can be used for any child and any service, regardless of IV-E eligibility; thus, funds normally allowed to be spent only for foster care can be used for a range of child welfare purposes, with the goal of reducing the number of children entering foster care, decreasing their length of stay in care, and shortening their time under PCSA supervision


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Eval11 Session 449: Performance Management in Action: A National Measurement System for Early Childhood Outcomes

Presentation slides and handouts for conference session with the following abstract: In response to the federal push for results-based performance indicators, the U.S. Department of Education undertook the development of a national outcomes measurement system for early childhood programs...

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Focus Search - Taking action to meet needs which includes feeding, dressing, self care, and following rules related to health and safety