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Ohio Alternative Response Project

Area(s) of Work: Child Welfare

The purpose of the Ohio Alternative Response Project: Using Implementation Science to Support the Statewide Implementation Alternative Response in Child Welfare is to: 1) seed and develop the capacity of a state implementation team to support the statewide implementation of AR; and 2) develop coaching skills of child welfare supervisors and build the capacity of the state to provide ongoing consultation and training on coaching for the AR model. This project is funded by the State Supreme Court of Ohio through a subcontract with the American Humane Association. The National Implementation Research Network (NIRN) at the FPG Child Development Institute will participate in several key tasks including: 1) train State Implementation Team on evidence-based implementation strategies; 2) assess current implementation of Alternative Response and make recommendations for strengthening implementation; 3) provide foundational training on Coaching for child welfare supervisors; and 4) build the capacity of key partners to provide coaching to counties.


Funding Agency:  

American Humane Association

Funding Period:  

09/01/2010 to 06/30/2013

Award Amount:  



Allison J. Metz, Principal Investigator