Program Area

Evidence-Based Practice

Promoting child well-being by investing in the development and use of rigorously evaluated programs that help kids reach critical milestones on the path to adulthood.

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Casey Works to Make Evidence-Based Practice the Norm

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Learn how the Annie E. Casey Foundation promotes greater use of evidence-based practice in child welfare, system reform, health, education, mental health, youth in transition, adolescent health and development and community building.

February 2, 2011

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Understanding Risk and Protective Factors for Youth

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In order to bring the right resources to bear in a community, leaders must fully understand the prevalence of risk and protective factors among young people. The Casey Foundation has compiled a set of measures to help determine the risk and protective factors present in a community.

February 12, 2014

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Measuring Developmental Outcomes in Evidence-Based Programs

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It is important for evidence-based programs for young people to track the right developmental outcomes. The Casey Foundation has compiled a set of measures to help determine if youth are meeting key milestones in behavior, emotional well-being, education and physical health.

October 15, 2013

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