Family Connections (FC)
There are pre-implementation materials to measure organizational or provider readiness for Family Connections (FC) as listed below:
Assessments of Individual and organizational readiness and of organizational culture and climate are available.
Formal Support for Implementation
There is formal support available for implementation of Family Connections (FC) as listed below:
Training and technical assistance (including coaching) is provided by a team at the University of Maryland School of Social Work and ACTION for Child Protection.
There are fidelity measures for Family Connections (FC) as listed below:
There are three fidelity instruments available for use: the Fidelity Self-Assessment, the Case Review Instrument, and the Supervisory Fidelity Assessment instrument.
Implementation Guides or Manuals
There are implementation guides or manuals for Family Connections (FC) as listed below:
A Replication Implementation Manual was developed for the 8 federally funded sites. Current replications collaborate with the FC Technical Assistance Team during the installation stage to develop an implementation work plan.
Research on How to Implement the Program
Research has been conducted on how to implement Family Connections (FC) as listed below:
- Filene, J. H., Brodowski, M. L., & Bell, J. (2014) Using cost analysis to examine variability in replications of an efficacious child neglect prevention program. Journal of Public Child Welfare, 8(4), 375-396. doi:10.1080/15548732.2014.939249