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Campbell Collaboration: Improving decision-making through systemic reviews on the effects of intervention within the areas of education, crime and justice and social welfare

The Campbell Collaboration (C2) is an international research network that produces systematic reviews of the effects of social interventions in order to help people make well-informed decisions by preparing, maintaining and disseminating systematic reviews in education, crime and justice, and social welfare.

 

Cochrane Collaboration: Improving health care decision-making globally, through systematic reviews of the effects of health care interventions

The Cocharane Collaboration produces systematic assessments of healthcare interventions to help providers, practitioners and patients make informed decisions about health care.

 

California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse on Child Welfare

The California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare (CEBC) website allows users to conduct literature searches, review extensive literature, or understand and critique research methodology. The website features brief and detailed summaries of research evidence for programs being used or marketed in California.

 

National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-being (NSCAW)

This national longitudinal study examines child and family well-being outcomes in detail and seeks to relate those outcomes to their experience with the child welfare system and to family characteristics, community environment, and other factors. The study describes the child welfare system and the experiences of children and families who come in contact with the system.

 

Midwest Evaluation of the Adult Functioning of Former Foster Youth

This is a summary of Chapin Hall’s second report from the Midwest Evaluation of the Adult Functioning of Former Foster Youth (“The Midwest Study”), a longitudinal study that is following young people in Illinois, Iowa, and Wisconsin as they “age out” of the child welfare system and transition to adulthood. This study is the only large-scale longitudinal examination of the transition to adulthood for foster youth who came of age after the passage of the Foster Care Independence Act of 1999.

 

Institute of Applied Research

The Institute of Applied Research (IAR) is an independent research and consulting organization specialized in providing research and technical assistance services to state governments and agencies and other public service and community organizations.

 

Washington State Institute of Public Policy

The Institute’s mission is to carry out practical, non-partisan research—at legislative direction—on issues of importance to Washington State. The Institute conducts research using its own policy analysts and economists, specialists from universities, and consultants.

 

Strengthening University/Agency Research Partnerships to Enhance Child Welfare Outcomes: A Toolkit for Building Research Partnerships - IASWR

This toolkit developed by the Institute for the Advancement of Social Work Research focuses on strengthening university/agency research partnerships.

 

Ways to Streamline the IRB Process

This presentation by Daniel Nelson of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill gives 15 tips to streamling the IRB Process.






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