Implementation Guide








Resources and References

 

National and International Organizations

 

The Fiscal Policy Studies Institute

7 Avenida Vista Grande #140
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87508
phone: 505-466-3284
fax: 505-466-4413
email: xfpsi@aol.com
www.resultsaccountability.com


The Finance Project

1000 Vermont Avenue NW
Washington DC 20005
202-628-4200
www.financeproject.org

 

Center for Collaboration for Children

CSU Fullerton EC-324
800 N. State College Blvd.
Fullerton, California 92634
714-278-2166

 

UCSF Child Services Research Group

44 Montgomery Street, Suite 1450
San Francisco, California 94104
415-502-6174

 

The Promising Practices Network

Sponsored by the Foundation Consortium, the Colorado Foundation for Families and Children, the Missouri Family Investment Trust and the Georgia Academy

www.promisingpractices.net

 

UCLA Center for Healthier Children, Families and Communities

UCLA Rehabilitation Center
1000 Veteran Avenue Room 25-46
Los Angeles, California 90095-6939
310-825-8042

 

National Governors' Association
Center for Best Practices

 

The Center for the Study of Social Policy

1250 Eye St. NW Suite 503
Washington, DC 20005
202-371-1565
www.cssp.org

 

The Forum for Youth Investment
www.forumforyouthinvestment.org

 

The Search Institute

700 South 3rd Street, Suite 210
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55415
612-376-8955
www.search-institute.org

 

The Urban Institute

2100 M Street NW
Washington, DC 20037
202-833-7200
www.urban.org

 

The National Institute of Standards and Technology: Home of the Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award

www.quality.nist.gov

 

Yale Bush Center

310 Prospect Street
New Haven, Connecticut 06511
203-432-9935

 

The Evaluation Forum

1932 First Avenue
Suite 403
Seattle, WA 98101-1040
206.269.0171
fax 206.728.8984
www.evaluationforum.com

 

National Center for Children in Poverty

Link to www.childcareresearch.org a new website of the National Center for Children in Poverty and the HHS Child Care Bureau. Child Care and Early Education Research Connections (CCEERC) promotes high quality research in child care and early education and the use of that research in policy making.

 

State and Local Agencies and Organizations  

 

The California Children and Families First State Commission

501 J. Street Suite 530
Sacramento, California 95814
916-323-0056
www.ccfc.ca.gov

 

Maryland Office of Children Youth and Families
www.ocyf.state.md.us

 

Montgomery County Maryland Collaboration Council
http://www.collaborationcouncil.org/

 

Oregon Progress Board
www. oregon .gov/DAS/OPB/index.shtml

 

Oregon Commission on Children and Families:
www.ccf.state.or.us


 

What Works Sites

 

Sites with Exemplary Reporting on Results and Indicators

 

pathwaystooutcomes.org

Pathways To Outcomes website, an extensive collection of information about "what works" to improve targeted outcomes for children and families. Developed by Lizbeth Schorr with support from the Annie E. Casey Foundation.

 

safeyouth.org

Federal site providing information on the causes and ways to prevent youth violence

 

promisingpractices.net 

The Promising Practices Network, sponsored by the Foundation Consortium, the Colorado Foundation for Families and Children, the Missouri Family Investment Trust and the Georgia Academy

 

Center for Best Practices

of the National Governor's Association

 

Santa Cruz County's Investing in Children and Families

 

childcareresearch.org

A new website of the National Center for Children in Poverty and the HHS Child Care Bureau. Child Care and Early Education Research Connections (CCEERC) promotes high quality research in child care and early education and the use of that research in policy making.

 

Selected Publications and other materials

 


(Note: The papers marked *w below can be read on line at the website of the publishing organization)


Building a Results-Based Accountability Framework: Video of the July 19, 1999 California teleconference presentation for Prop 10 Commissioners , sponsored by the California Children and Families First State Commission, The California Endowment and the Foundation Consortium. Copies available at cost from The Foundation Consortium (Video of the framework presented in this paper)



A Guide to Developing and Using Family and Children's Budgets , The Finance Project, Mark Friedman and Anna Danegger, August 1998 *w.



A Guide to Developing and Using Performance Measures in Results-based Budgeting , The Finance Project, Mark Friedman, May 1997 *w.



A Guide to Selecting Results and Indicators , The Finance Project, Atelia I. Melaville, May 1997 *w.



Quality of Life Indicators for Children and Families , The What Works Learning Community, Foundation Consortium, 1998



A Strategy Map for Results-based Budgeting: Moving from Theory to Practice , The Finance Project, Mark Friedman, September 1996 *w.



The Cosmology of Financing: Financing Reform of Family and Children's Services: An Approach to the Systematic Consideration of Financing Options , The Center for the Study of Social Policy, Mark Friedman, June 1994.*w



Capturing Cash for Kids : A Workbook for Reinvesting in Community Based Prevention Approaches for Children and Families, The Comprehensive Integrated Services Reinvestment Project of the Foundation Consortium, Marty Giffin, Abram Rosenblatt, Nancy Mills and Mark Friedman, September 1998.



The Future of Our Children: Long-term Outcomes of Early Childhood Programs , Center for the future of Children, The David and Lucile Packard Foundation, Volume 5, Number 3, Winter 1995. www.futureofchildren.org



Successful Early Childhood Interventions , Victoria Hendrick, Susan Neufeld, Melissa Del'Homme, & The Consortium for Successful Early Childhood Interventions, Los Angeles Department of Mental Health, 1999



New Approaches to Evaluating Community Initiatives , Edited by Karen Fulbright-Anderson, Anne C. Kubisch, and James P. Connell, The Aspen Institute, 1998.



Reforming Finance, Financing Reform for Family and Children's Services, What Works Policy Brief, The Foundation Consortium, Mark Friedman, January, 2000.* available in pdf format at2. "Financing Reform, Reforming Finance" on resultsaccountability.com/papers you can read on line. "



Getting to Results: Data-Driven Decision-Making for Children, Youth, Families and Communities, What Works Policy Brief, The Foundation Consortium, Jacqueline McCroskey, PhD.



Toward An Economics of Prevention: Illustrations from Vermont's Experience , Cornelius D. Hogan and David A. Murphey, Finance Project, December, 2000.*w



Informed Consent: Advice for State and Local Leaders on Implementing Results-Based Decisionmaking , Sara Watson, Finance Project, 2000.*w


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