View the 2018 Clinician’s Corner here! Download PDF of our 2018 Clinician’s Corner here! Dear readers: I am incredibly excited to share our second issue of Clinician’s Corner with you. As a researcher and social work practitioner, I often see a disconnect between the research on practice published in academic journals and what practitioners are… Read more »
Research shows that although over 80% of youth in foster care report wanting to go to college, only 2-9% who attend college receive a bachelor’s degree. In 2015, the Texas Education Code was amended to require all Texas public institutions of higher education to appoint liaisons. The higher education foster care liaison serves a critical… Read more »
Guide to Adapting an Evidence-Based Intervention This guide is intended to assist agencies and communities in deciding whether to adapt components of evidence-based programs and practices (EBPs), by describing the benefits and drawbacks associated with adaptation. The guide also provides examples of a variety of planned adaptation frameworks, to assist agencies with the adaptation process, if they do… Read more »
Guide to Selecting an Evidence-Based Intervention This guide is intended to assist agencies and communities in developing community-wide interventions and selecting evidence-based programs and practices (EBPs) that best meet community needs and circumstances.
Guide to Conducting Community Needs Assessment This guide is intended to assist communities applying for funding through the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services to prevent child maltreatment. The guide is organized by steps communities can take to complete a needs assessment. While we present specific strategies to conduct a needs assessment, we recognize… Read more »