Performance Improvement 2009. How Should Privatized Child Welfare Services Be Evaluated?


This pre-evaluation sought information on evaluating child welfare privatization initiatives, to be used by state and local program managers. Researchers identified key features of program evaluation and the tasks that program managers could perform to ensure successful evaluation. The study examined the value of cost-effectiveness analysis and the kinds of information that cost analyses can generate.

Report Title: Evaluating Privatized Child Welfare Programs: A Guide for Program Managers
Agency Sponsor: ASPE-OHSP, Office of Human Services Policy
Federal Contact: Laura Radel, 202-690-5938
Performer: Planning and Learning Technologies, Inc.
PIC ID: 8509.4

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