Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE)

Past Event: Webinar on Advancing the Use of Core Components Approaches: Suggestions for Researchers Publishing Evaluation Results

This webinar identifies categories of data important to collect and report on that would advance core components approaches. It also engages audience members in a discussion about how best to incentivize researchers, journal editors and others to make more complete and detailed information available to identify, test, and scale up core components of effective programs.

Resource: Broadband Access Landscape

Information about available streams of funding for human services providers, educational institutions, and individuals and families to access broadband and devices, compiled in response to the pressing need for connectivity and internet access in these times.

Resource: Advancing the Use of Core Components of Effective Programs: Suggestions for Researchers Publishing Evaluation Results

This brief explains why it is important to collect and report on a wide range of program characteristics and the kinds of characteristics that should routinely be collected and reported in order to facilitate future meta-analyses that can help the field identify core components of effective programs.

Report: Parental Incarceration and Children in Nonparental Care

This brief compares children in nonparental care as a result of parental incarceration with those who experienced parental incarceration but not as a reason for nonparental care, and those with no experience of parental incarceration.

Report: Patterns of Foster Care Placement and Family Reunification following Child Maltreatment Investigations

This brief identifies characteristics of children and families who reunified with parents or family following the child’s stay in foster care, patterns regarding success or failure of reunification, and maltreatment re-reports among children reunified with their families.

Report: Psychotropic Medication Use among Children Who Are Subjects of Child Protective Services Investigations: Does Court Oversight Matter?

This brief examines courts’ roles in overseeing psychotropic medication prescriptions for children who were the subjects of child maltreatment investigations. It also explores the relationship between oversight roles, rates of psychotropic medication use, and rates at which children were re-reported to child protection agencies.