ERIC Number: ED493720
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Oct
Lessons from Family-Strengthening Interventions: Learning from Evidence-Based Practice
Caspe, Margaret; Lopez, Elena M.
Harvard Family Research Project
The purpose of the brief is to help educators, service providers, and local evaluators in schools, intermediary and community-based organizations, and social service agencies become more effective by highlighting the best program and evaluation practices of family-strengthening intervention programs. At a time when evidence-based practice matters, this brief adds value to the field by reviewing programs proven by substantial research and evaluation to be effective. Appended is: Programs Included in This Study. (Contains 1 figure, 39 footnotes, and 13 endnotes.)
Descriptors: Intervention, Social Services, Evaluation Research, Family Programs, Demonstration Programs, Research Methodology, Social Support Groups, Improvement Programs, Review (Reexamination), Family Involvement, Theory Practice Relationship, Formative Evaluation
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Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Kellogg Foundation, Battle Creek, MI.
Authoring Institution: Harvard Family Research Project, Cambridge, MA.