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Using Evidence to Achieve Positive Outcomes
for families and children

The Alliance is expanding the view of evidence-based practice to reflect a continuum of evaluation approaches.

feetIn its unique position as the only national organization that provides support to Children’s Trust Funds across the country, the Alliance provides guidance in all aspects of identifying and using effective strategies and programs to strengthen families and prevent child abuse and neglect.

To this end, the Alliance, with the active support of its advisory group of researchers, public health officials, pediatricians, parents and others, conducts the following activities:

  • Promotes the blending of best research evidence with best practice experience and a commitment to working in partnership with families and communities to prevent child abuse and neglect
  • Provides guidance to Children’s Trust Funds on criteria for funding effective strategies and programs that focus on strengthening families and preventing child abuse and neglect
  • Provides training and technical assistance to enhance the effectiveness of the Children’s Trust Funds in gathering data and using evidence
  • Promotes partnering with parents in participatory evaluation
  • Joins with federal partners and other national organizations to expand the understanding and use of evidence

Evidence Based Practice in Strengthening Families and Preventing Child Maltreatment: A Position Paper

The Alliance promotes the importance of approaches that are proven effective or have the potential to be effective to strengthen families and to prevent or reduce child abuse and neglect. It also promotes continued expansion of credible methods to evaluate usefulness and effectiveness in ways that honor the importance of science, practitioner expertise and parent wisdom. This publication provides more detail on that perspective. Download this publication here.

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