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ACF OPRE News Vol. 8 Issue 3 – February 6, 2020

Toolkit for Home Visiting Program Awardees and Much (Much) More

Published: February 6, 2020
Administrative Data for Research and Improvement, Child Care, Early Head Start, Head Start, Home Visiting, Self-Sufficiency, Welfare & Employment
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February 6, 2020 Volume 8, Issue 3  
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Featured Research and Reports

Community Readiness A Toolkit to Support Maternal Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program Awardees in Assessing Community Capacity report cover
Explore our new toolkit, designed to help awardees complete their community readiness assessment as part of their requirement to conduct a state- or territory-wide needs assessment.

Culture of Continuous Learning Project Theory of Change Report Cover
Explore how social emotional learning practices were implemented using a BSC to support quality improvement and the organizational factors that facilitate sustained changes among practitioners at all levels of a program.

Explore this brief to learn how grantees responded to the opportunities and challenges of operating HPOG programs in rural settings.

Explore the video and resources from a webinar for Child Care and Development Fund Lead Agency staff and their partners about mapping access to care across their state.

Explore this brief on the agencies' CQI processes, how CQI helped them refine interventions for youth, and advice for other organizations interested in using CQI to improve interventions serving youth.

Explore this report to learn about findings on the characteristics, qualifications, and career trajectories of home visiting staff in MIECHV-funded local implementing agencies.

Explore this report, drawn from the CCDF Policies Database, on key differences in policies for CCDF-funded programs from 2014 to 2018.

Explore this brief that provides a graphical overview of some key policy differences in CCDF across states/territories.

Explore these fact sheets which demonstrate how to use the database search tool using examples of policies available from the database.

Our grantee, The National Research Center on Hispanic Children & Families, is now accepting applications for their research scholars program. Applications are due March 18, 2020.

What are Rapid Learning Methods?

Watch this video to learn about rapid learning methods, OPRE's meeting on this topic, and resources for discovering more.
What are Rapid Learning Methods?

Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month Graphic Recognizing Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month
February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. We at OPRE work with our Administration for Children and Families program office partners to improve understanding of the issues related to intimate partner violence and teen dating violence. Explore the Accomplishments of the Domestic Violence Hotline, Online Connections, and Text, National Domestic Violence Hotline Services Assessment Framework based on Theory, Preventing and Addressing Intimate Violence by Engaging Dads, and Responding to Intimate Violence in Relationship Programs project pages to learn about some of our work on this topic.

Social Media Spotlight

Tweet from @MathematicaNow - No one has ever asked me what I thought said one participant in the study That will stick with me forever  writes Senior Researcher Pamela Holcomb @OPRE_ACF

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Last Reviewed: February 26, 2020