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Results-Oriented Management: Using Evidence for Quality Improvement

Terry Moore

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/9780195321302.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

The lengthy observational period required for many experimental and observational studies in child welfare has lead to greater interest in formative evaluations for guiding quality improvement. This ... More


Logic of Results-Oriented Accountability: Populations, Interventions, Comparisons, and Outcomes

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/9780195321302.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

This chapter explicates the framework of results-oriented accountability (ROA). The framework of ROA builds on a common foundation of clinical practice and policy management, which conceives of child ... 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


Introduction

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/9780195321302.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of results-oriented accountability (ROA), which is about holding professionals and organizations answerable for the results (outcome) of a chosen ... More


Child Welfare in the Twenty-First Century: Outcomes, Value Tensions, and Agency Risks

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/9780195321302.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

This chapter provides a general overview of key public interests and organizational principles that shape and define the public role in child welfare. Public child welfare is concerned largely with ... More


Outcomes Monitoring in Child Welfare

Tom McDonald and 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/9780195321302.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

This chapter provides an overview of the first stage of results-oriented accountability (ROA): the routine monitoring of child welfare outcomes. It focuses on the federal Child and Family Services ... More


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