Smart Scale Up: Expanding Home Visiting with Fidelity

This project evaluates Wisconsin’s Family Foundations Home Visiting (FFHV) Program, which coordinates home visiting programs across 15 counties and 4 tribal regions. The study examines whether Wisconsin’s evidence-based home visiting services are associated with expected client and program outcomes in 6 benchmark areas: (a) maternal and child...

Project Connect: Adapting PCIT to Foster Care

7/1/11-06/30/14

Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) is an empirically validated treatment for externalizing behavior problems in young children. Foster children are at an especially high risk of developing externalizing problems, difficulties that their foster parents are not often trained to manage effectively.

PCIT is typically...

Western Wisconsin Collaborative for Children’s Well Being and Permanency

10/1/2007 to 9/30/2012

Wisconsin’s Western Region is the area of the State with the highest concentration of methamphetamine abuse, and on a par with the State as a whole in its problems with alcohol. This project responded to those needs by forming an alliance among state, regional, and county/tribe-level partners who are committed to responding...