- Blueprints for Violence Prevention, is a project of the Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence (CSPV) at the University of Colorado designed to answer the question "what works?'". The Blueprints mission is to identify truly outstanding violence and drug prevention programs that meet a high scientific standard of effectiveness. In doing so, Blueprints serves as a resource for governments, foundations, businesses, and other organizations trying to make informed judgments about their investments in violence and drug prevention programs.
- The Office of Justice Programs’ CrimeSolutions.gov uses rigorous research to determine what works in criminal justice, juvenile justice, and crime victim services. On CrimeSolutions.gov you will find:
- Research on program effectiveness reviewed and rated by Expert Reviewers
- Easily understandable ratings based on the evidence that indicates whether a program achieves its goals
- Key program information and research findings
- The OJJDP Model Programs Guide is a user-friendly, online designed to assist practitioners, schools and communities in implementing evidence-based prevention and intervention programs that can make a difference in the lives of children and communities. The Guide profiles more than 175 prevention and intervention programs that address a range of issues, including substance abuse, mental health, and education programs.
- Users can search the Guide's database by program category, target population, risk and protective factors, effectiveness rating, and other parameters.
- The Importance of Contextual Fit when Implementing Evidence-Based Interventions, September 2014
- Using Evidence-Based Constructs to Assess Extent of Implementation of Evidence-Based Interventions, September 2014
- Willing, Able -> Ready: Basics and Policy Implications of Readiness as a Key Component for Implementation of Evidence-Based Interventions, September 2014
- As an initiative of the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences (IES), the What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) was created in 2002 to be a central and trusted source of scientific evidence for what works in education.
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