Child Care/Out of School Program Evaluation

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After School Alliance After School Alliance

Archived Webinar
Are You Ready to Assess Social and Emotional Development?
In this webinar, Deb Moroney and Michael McGarrah from American Institutes for Research (AIR) joined us to talk about Ready to Assess, a suite of tools that can help afterschool and education leaders, practitioners, and policymakers decide whether and how to assess social and emotional development. Kristin Romens, Senior Consultant at The Learning Agenda, discussed the progress and challenges educators face around implementing social and emotional learning best practices.

California Tomorrow California Tomorrow

A Reflection, Dialogue, and Assessment Tool for Addressing Equity and Diversity in After School and Youth Programs
This tool is designed to assist program directors and staff members in assessing and expanding their programs’ efforts related to diversity and equity. It offers both a means of “taking stock” of current efforts and a set of benchmarks for the design and implementation of future work. We en-courage programs to use this tool as a basis for dialogue and to identify areas for further inquiry and development. We suggest that individuals begin by doing the assessment alone, then compare and discuss answers with colleagues

Child Trends Child Trends

A 10-Step Guide to Adopting and Sustaining Evidence-Based Practices in Out-Of-School Time Programs

Logic Models in Out of School Time Programs: What are They and Why are They Important?
Logic models are powerful tools for designing, planning, implementing, and evaluating out-of-school time programs. This brief describes the key components of a logic model, identifies why logic models are useful, discusses different types of logic models, the formats that they take, and the resources available to programs for creating them. Logic models also are called conceptual models and theory-of-change models.

Evidence Based Child Therapy Evidence Based Child Therapy

Play Therapy Outcome Research Database This database aims to include all available play therapy intervention outcome research, 1995 to present, that is published or translated into English. Outcome research designs included are: randomized controlled trials, nonrandomized control and comparison groups, single case experimental design, and single group repeated measures. Play therapy treatment models represented in the data base include Child-Centered PT, Adlerian PT, Gestalt PT, Cognitive-Behavioral PT, Sandtray PT, Activity PT, Filial PT, and Theraplay©, many of which utilize manualized protocols.