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dc.contributor.authorAhn, Haksoon
dc.contributor.authorReiman, Sarah
dc.contributor.authorO'Connor, Julia, M.S.W.
dc.contributor.authorMichalopoulos, Lynn Theresa Murphy
dc.contributor.authorNaeem, Shaikh
dc.contributor.authorShaw, Terry V.
dc.description.abstractPer agreement between the Department of Human Resources, Social Service Administration (DHR/SSA) and the University of Maryland School of Social Work, researchers at the Ruth H. Young Center for Families and Children are evaluating the implementation of FCP [Family Centered Practice] across Maryland. The evaluation of Maryland's FCP initiative is informed by administrative data collected as part of regular agency practice, focus groups with staff and families, and a survey of local department staff. This report represents data from a follow-up staff survey and focus groups during the implementation phases of FCP, July 1 2010-June 30, 2011. Acknowledgements: This report was prepared by faculty and staff at the University of Maryland, School of Social Work's Ruth H. Young Center for Families & Children in partnership with staff at the Maryland Department of Human Resources, Social Service Administration (DHR/SSA). Terry V. Shaw and Haksoon Ahn co-managed the interagency agreement that supports the development of this report. Julia O'Connor and Sarah Reiman oversaw the Family Centered Practice evaluation components. Lynn Michalopolos led the qualitative analysis from the focus group data. Naeem Shaikh led the quantitative analysis from the follow-up survey data. Jessica Moore assisted with transcription for the qualitative analysis. Karen Powell and Tiffany Hancock at DHR/SSA guided the activities related to the Family Centered Practice evaluation process.
dc.description.tableofcontentsBackground and Purpose; Training; Methods; Results; Training Findings & Recommendations; Follow Up Staff Survey; Methods; Sample; Demographics; General; Employment; Results; Organizational Climate and Extent of Agency Effort toward FCP; Worker's Perception of Agency FCP Implementation; Workers' Attitudes toward Family-Centered Principles and Practice Innovations; Family Involvement Meetings; Workers' attitudes towards working with young people; Family Centered Practice Training and Usefulness; Follow-Up Survey Key Findings & Recommendations; Family Centered Practice Focus Groups; Methods; Results: Meaning of Family Centered Practice; Experience of FCP Training; Personal Capacity-Time, Resources and Opportunities; Work Climate of the Child Welfare Worker-Peer and Manager Support; Supports-Feedback and Coaching; Experience of Family Involvement Meetings; Engaging Family and Extended Kin; Engaging Youth; Community Partnerships; Recruiting and Retaining Kinship Homes and Community Resources; Self-Evaluation; Measure of Success-FCP; Focus Group Key Findings & Recommendations; Family Involvement Meetings (FIMS); FIMS Key Findings & Recommendations; Local Supervisory Review Instrument (LSRI); LSRI Key Findings & Recommendations; Outcome Indicators; Outcome Indicators Key Findings & Recommendations; Appendices A, B, & Cen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesChild Welfare Research;
dc.subjectUniversity of Maryland, Baltimore. School of Social Work--Projects and Reportsen_US
dc.subjectFamily centered practice--Maryland--Evaluationen_US
dc.subject.lcshChild welfare workers--Training ofen_US
dc.subject.lcshFamily social worken_US
dc.titleEvaluating the Implementation of Family Centered Practice in Maryland: July 1, 2010-June 30, 2011en_US
dc.typeTechnical Reporten_US
dc.description.urinameFull Texten_US

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