Supporting the Sustainable Use of Research Evidence in Child Welfare Services


Allison Metz, Leah Bartley, Melanie Maltry

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The National Implementation Research Network, in partnership with the New Jersey Department of Children and Families, and with funding from the Annie E Casey Foundation, developed a blueprint for integrating evidence-based practices into New Jersey’s child welfare system. Using a collaborative, mixed methods design, implementation-science best practices were customized to the specific context of New Jersey’s child welfare system, resulting in specific recommendations for integrating these practices into state child welfare services.

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