is about making sure that activities will help one reach the goal. EB/EI is
about using strategies that have been proven effective and/or show promise.
What follows is a list of research and references to model the implementation of EB/EI policies and practices:
- The Promising Practices Network
(PPN) website is a unique resource that offers credible, research-based
information on what works to improve the lives of children and families. Focus
areas are Health and Safe Children; School Readiness; School Success; and
https://www.opressrc.org/about-ssrc - The Self-Sufficiency Research Clearinghouse (SSRC) is an ever growing virtual portal of research on low-income and TANF that aims to improve policy and practice in such areas as employment, education and training, and family self-sufficiency by improving access to field-tested, evidence-informed and evidence-based program strategies.
-The What Works Project, sponsored the University of Wisconsin – Madison
helps connect social service providers with the
latest scientific knowledge on effective policies, practices, and programs,
including “evidence-based programs,” for youth and their families, schools, and
An Evidence-Based and Evidence Informed Programs and Practices Checklist to
help agencies identify if the practice, service strategy, etc. fits within the
– A VirtualCAP webinar that helps you learn
about ways your agency can capitalize on research-based and other strategies
that will strengthen your programs and your entire organization.
- A VirtualCAP webinar that highlights resources available through the
CSBG Resource Bank that produce positive outcomes for low-income youth and
http://toptierevidence.org/- Two Coalition for Evidence-Based Policy sites that
connect providers to a list of social policy programs and interventions that
meet the EB/EI frame. K-12
education, crime prevention, health, employment/welfare are just a few of the
intervention areas highlighted.
- A Institute for Education
Sciences sponsored site that connects education practitioners with EB/EI
- A national searchable online registry of EB-EI mental health and substance
- An online directory of evidence-based programs
whose purpose is to prevent and/or reduce delinquency or other problem
behaviors in young people.
- An online toolkit with a collection
of resources, templates, examples, and instruments in the area of family
- An online directory of
evidence-based prevention and intervention programs that are effective in
reducing antisocial behavior and promoting a healthy course of youth
This research followed a teen-pregnancy prevention program that illuminated the challenges that local agencies face in finding the right staff, training them on a model, adapting operating procedures and organizational culture, and ensuring fidelity common with any EB/EI program.