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Fostering and Sustaining University/Agency Partnerships

Joan Levy Zlotnik

in Fostering Accountability: Using Evidence to Guide and Improve Child Welfare Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195321302
eISBN:
9780199777457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195321302.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

This chapter reviews the history of university/agency partnerships in child welfare research and training. The establishment of closer research ties between universities and public agencies has ... More


Conclusion

Mark F. Testa and John Poertner

in Fostering Accountability: Using Evidence to Guide and Improve Child Welfare Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195321302
eISBN:
9780199777457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195321302.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

This chapter considers the future of results-oriented accountability (ROA) and the use of empirical evidence to guide and improve child welfare policy. It assesses where current child welfare policy ... More


Performance-Based Contracting: Aligning Incentives with Outcomes to Produce Results

Ken Taylor and Michael Shaver

in Fostering Accountability: Using Evidence to Guide and Improve Child Welfare Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195321302
eISBN:
9780199777457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195321302.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

This chapter discusses performance-based contracting (PBC) and budgeting in public child welfare, drawing on experiences in implementing PBC in Chicago and Philadelphia. The approach incorporated ... More


Research Review of Evidence in Child Welfare

John Poertner

in Fostering Accountability: Using Evidence to Guide and Improve Child Welfare Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195321302
eISBN:
9780199777457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195321302.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

The Adoption and Safe Families Act of 1997 (ASFA) specified the accountability concerns for public child welfare and codified the outcomes for children served in these systems as safety, permanence, ... More


Flexibility, Innovation, and Experimentation: The Rise and Fall of Child Welfare Waiver Demonstrations

Mark F. Testa

in Fostering Accountability: Using Evidence to Guide and Improve Child Welfare Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195321302
eISBN:
9780199777457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195321302.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

This chapter reviews the history of the IV-E waiver program and discusses some alternative proposals for promoting flexibility and innovation. In 2006, Congress did not renew the Health and Human ... More


A State of Perpetual Outrage: New Jersey

Radha Jagannathan and Michael J. Camasso

in Protecting Children in the Age of Outrage: A New Perspective on Child Protective Services Reform

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780195176964
eISBN:
9780199332366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176964.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter investigates the role that social outrage has played reform in New Jersey. It also evaluates the effect of legal accountability through court orders and consent decrees nationally. The ... More


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