Preliminary Protective Hearing Benchcard (PPH Benchcard)

Scientific Rating:
3
Promising Research Evidence
See scale of 1-5

Additional Implementation Resources

Since this program Preliminary Protective Hearing Benchcard (PPH Benchcard) was highly rated on the Scientific Rating Scale, program representatives were asked to provide additional implementation information.

Pre-Implementation Materials

There are no pre-implementation materials to measure organizational or provider readiness for Preliminary Protective Hearing Benchcard (PPH Benchcard).

Formal Support for Implementation

There is no formal support available for implementation of Preliminary Protective Hearing Benchcard (PPH Benchcard).

Fidelity Measures

There are fidelity measures for Preliminary Protective Hearing Benchcard (PPH Benchcard) as listed below:

A court observation tool, modified from the standardized court observation tool typically used in court, is available. The PPH Benchcard was designed to increase discussion, judicial inquiry, and judicial engagement of parents. The tool captures the breadth and depth of discussion of a set of topic areas (from the PPH Benchcard), identifies whether the judge inquired specifically about each item, and includes a 5-item judicial engagement of parents section, with a series of yes/no questions. For example, "Did the judge ask if the parent had any questions?" (this item was one of the three direct questions to parents that judges should ask per the PPH Benchcard).

Implementation Guides or Manuals

There are implementation guides or manuals for Preliminary Protective Hearing Benchcard (PPH Benchcard) as listed below:

There is a technical assistance bulletin that accompanies the PPH Benchcard that describes its importance and recommendations for implementation. It can be found at http://www.ncjfcj.org/resource-library/publications/right-start-courts-catalyzing-change-preliminary-protective-hearing-0

Research on How to Implement the Program

Research has not been conducted on how to implement Preliminary Protective Hearing Benchcard (PPH Benchcard).