Better Futures

Scientific Rating:
Supported by Research Evidence
See scale of 1-5

Additional Implementation Resources

Since this program Better Futures 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 Better Futures.

Formal Support for Implementation

There is formal support available for implementation of Better Futures as listed below:

Participation in supervision is required and further technical assistance is available.

Fidelity Measures

There are fidelity measures for Better Futures as listed below:

There is an online fidelity checklist and reporting tool that coaches complete as they work with youth (contact the Training Contact above for more information).

Implementation Guides or Manuals

There are no implementation guides or manuals for Better Futures.

Research on How to Implement the Program

Research has been conducted on how to implement Better Futures as listed below:

Phillips, L., Powers, L. E., Geenen, S.,Schmidt, J., Winges-Yanez, N., McNeely, I.C., Merritt, L., ... Research Consortium to Increase the Success of Youth in Foster Care. (2015). Better Futures: Increasing postsecondary participation and self-determination in foster youth with mental health challenges. Children and Youth Services Review, 50-59. doi:10.1016/j.childyouth.2015.07.010