What's New

CEBC Training and Technical Assistance

The CEBC provides California-based agencies with free individualized support on using the CEBC program registry and implementation materials to best meet their needs. Download the new Training and Technical Assistance flyer for more information.

2017 CEBC Year in Review

This two-page summary highlights what the CEBC accomplished in 2017. The first page highlights the changes to the program registry including specifics on the 2 topic areas that were added in 2017. The second page highlights CEBC activities that occurred and resources that were added on the selection and implementation of evidence-based practices during the 2017 calendar year, including webinars, presentations, exhibiting, tools & resources, and a manuscript. Click here to access the summary document.

Updates to Programs

The programs below fall into one of three categories:

  • The program was added to the CEBC within the past 60 days.
  • The program has been on the CEBC and has been re-rated within the past 60 days.
  • The program has been on the CEBC and has been added to a new topic area on the CEBC within the past 60 days (i.e., in other words, they were already highlighted in one of the existing topic areas and were added to a new one also; in this case, all of the topic areas they are highlighted in also appear).
  • Disruptive Behavior Treatment (Child & Adolescent)
    • Connect: An Attachment-Based Program for Parents and Caregiversdetailed view
      ? provisional rating until: Saturday, June 16, 2018
      Caregivers (biological parents, foster parents, kinship caregivers, etc.) of preadolescents (ages 8-12) and adolescents ages (13-19)
      Topics: Disruptive Behavior Treatment (Child & Adolescent), Parent Training Programs that Address Behavior Problems in Children and Adolescents
  • Parent Training Programs that Address Behavior Problems in Children and Adolescents
    • ABCD Parenting Young Adolescentsdetailed view
      ? provisional rating until: Tuesday, June 12, 2018
      Parents of children and adolescents, aged 9 to 14 years old
      Topics: Parent Training Programs that Address Behavior Problems in Children and Adolescents
    • Connect: An Attachment-Based Program for Parents and Caregiversdetailed view
      ? provisional rating until: Saturday, June 16, 2018
      Caregivers (biological parents, foster parents, kinship caregivers, etc.) of preadolescents (ages 8-12) and adolescents ages (13-19)
      Topics: Disruptive Behavior Treatment (Child & Adolescent), Parent Training Programs that Address Behavior Problems in Children and Adolescents
  • Reunification Programs
    • On the Way Home (OTWH)detailed view
      ? provisional rating until: Saturday, July 14, 2018
      Middle and high school students (12-18) with, or at-risk for, emotional and behavioral disorders transitioning from residential placements back into ...
      Topics: Reunification Programs

Most Recently Added Recorded Webinars

Opioids, Marijuana, and Child Protection: Legal Considerations of Recent Developments - February 2018
In this webinar, Frank E. Vandervort is a Clinical Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School, explores the legal issues presented by both the increased use of opioid pain relievers, heroin, and other illicit opioids and the legalization of marijuana. The presenter reviews the basic legal framework for the child protection system including examining statutes legalizing marijuana and summarizing appellate case law addressing when use of these legal substances may constitute child maltreatment, including exposure in utero. He also offers concrete suggestions for addressing the problems presented by the use of these substances that may impair parental functioning. Please access our CEBC-Sponsored Webinars page for more information and to view the webinar.

Trauma-Informed Mental Health Assessment Process (TI-MHAP) - November 2017
In this webinar, Al Killen-Harvey, LCSW, from the Chadwick Center for Children and Families, offers a brief overview of The Trauma-Informed Mental Health Assessment Process (TI-MHAP) Resource Guide, which offers guidelines on how to incorporate a trauma-informed approach to assessment and treatment planning. The TI-MHAP Resource Guide was developed through the California Screening, Assessment, and Treatment (CASAT) project at the Chadwick Center for Children and Families with funding from the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) and has been implemented in 2 of California’s county-based children’s mental health systems. Please access our CEBC-Sponsored Webinars page for more information and to view the webinar.

Maximizing Impact: Implementing Medicaid-Reimbursed EBPs in Child Welfare - September 2017
In this webinar, the presenters discuss how Medicaid-reimbursed Evidence Based Practices (EBPs) offer some solutions for the child welfare population, and explore how public child welfare agencies, advocates, and providers can collaborate with their Medicaid agencies to explore adding EBPs to their service arrays. Morgan Cole from the Annie E. Casey’s Child Welfare Strategy Group will provide insights into the process and considerations child welfare agencies should expect in pursuing Medicaid reimbursement for new evidence-based services, while Shannon Fagan and Ebonnie Simmons-Hall from Pennsylvania’s Department of Human Services will walk through their successes in doing so in Pennsylvania. Please access our CEBC-Sponsored Webinars page for more information and to view the webinar.

Implementation of California’s Continuum of Care Reform: Using the California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse to Identify & Support New Core Service Programs - June 2017
In this webinar, Jared Martin describes how the CEBC can be used to help with California’s continuum of care reform (CCR) which is a comprehensive effort to improve and expand placement and treatment options for children and youth in the foster care system. He provides system leaders and decision-makers with practical information for identifying new Continuum of Care Reform core service programs and strategies/resources for effectively implementing these programs. Please access our CEBC-Sponsored Webinars page for more information and to view the webinar.

Most Recently Added Implementation Resources:

A Guide for Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs) - April 2018
This downloadable two-page info guide to the CEBC is for Court-Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs). It includes direct links to information on the CEBC that CASAs will find the most helpful. Click here to access the guide.

A Guide for Juvenile & Family Courts - January 2018
This downloadable one-page info guide to the CEBC is for juvenile and family court judges, attorneys, and other stakeholders. It includes direct links to information on the CEBC that they will find the most helpful. Click here to access the guide.

Contracting Evidence-Based Practices for Families Involved in Child Welfare - December 2017
A four-page document that details considerations for designing and evaluating contracts to support successful implementation of evidence-based practices (EBPs) and highlights an example of EBP contracting from one California child welfare system. Click here to access the document.

Guide to Comparing Clearinghouses for Evidence-Based Programs - May 2017
A two-page document that provides a simple description for comparing various clearinghouses available for identifying evidence-based programs. Click here to access the guide.

Most Recently Added Topic Areas

In June 2017, the CEBC loaded a new topic area, Child Welfare Workforce Development and Support Programs. Programs added to the topic area can be found here as well as the topic area definition. In March 2017, the CEBC loaded another new topic area, Kinship Caregiver Support Programs. Programs added to the topic area can be found here as well as the topic area definition.