Findings and Resources from an Evaluation of Training and Technical Assistance

FroSupporting Change in Child Welfare logom 2009-2014, the Children’s Bureau funded an evaluation of two groups of Training and Technical Assistance providers –regional Child Welfare Implementation Centers (ICs) and National Child Welfare Resource Centers (NRCs). These 15 centers provided varying levels of T&TA to States, Tribes and territories. This section includes a final report detailing the study’s findings and implications, an Executive Summary, two-page synopsis of the report, a series of four tip sheets for T&TA providers and recipients, and a series of four evaluation briefs.

Supporting Change in Child Welfare: An Evaluation of Training and Technical Assistance – Report

Supporting Change in Child Welfare: An Evaluation of Training and Technical Assistance – Executive Summary

Supporting Change in Child Welfare: An Evaluation of Training and Technical Assistance – Evaluation Overview

Tip Sheets for Training and Technical Assistance Providers and Recipients

A series of four tip sheets summarizes implications from the 2015 report Supporting Change in Child Welfare: An Evaluation of Training and Technical Assistance. Intended for T&TA providers and recipients, these one-page tip sheets offer strategies for delivering or receiving T&TA based on key evaluation findings, themes, or implications.

Evaluation Briefs

A series of four evaluation briefs summarizes evaluation methods and findings from the 2015 report Supporting Change in Child Welfare: An Evaluation of Training and Technical Assistance. These four-page briefs highlight the approach and issues around measuring the effectiveness of T&TA delivered to child welfare agencies and courts. The briefs may be of interest to evaluators, program administrators, and T&TA providers and recipients.

The Use of Implementation Projects to Support Change in Child Welfare - This topical paper summarizes (1) T&TA, implementation, and evaluation strategies to support systems change in child welfare agencies, and (2) related outcomes.

Bibliographies

The 2015 report Supporting Change in Child Welfare: An Evaluation of Training and Technical Assistance is one of many publications stemming from the Children’s Bureau’s T&TA centers. These bibliographies document materials written by and about the NRCs and ICs.

Last Reviewed: December 17, 2015