Steps to Success

Through a partnership with the Annie E. Casey Foundation, the National Implementation Research Network (NIRN) will develop an implementation learning strategy for the Evidence-Based Practice Group (EBPG); conduct implementation team meetings with Casey projects ($tand by Me, LEAP 2.0, Results Count, Child Welfare Strategy Group); draft the Steps to Success Action Guides; coach NJ Department of Children and Families on using the Blueprint for Evidence Use to support the selection and implementation of a serviced array aligned with the Family First Prevention Services Act; initiate planning for an implementation science convening; and support integration of Racial and Ethnic Equity and Inclusion (REEI) activities and implementation science.

FPG Project Staff:
Allison J. Metz, Principal Investigator
Noreen M. Yazejian, Senior Research Scientist
Laura M. Louison, Senior Implementation Specialist
Leah H. Bartley, Senior Implementation Specialist
Audrey C. Loper, Implementation Specialist
Amanda B. Farley, Implementation Associate
Toniann Glatz, Social Research Assistant
Lama K. Haidar, Research Assistant
Jeannette Laboy, Project Manager
Jenille Adams Morgan, Social Research Specialist
Funding Agency: Annie E. Casey Foundation
Funding Period: 01/01/2020 - 12/31/2020
Award Amount: $685,000
Funding Agency: Annie E. Casey Foundation
Funding Period: 01/01/2019 - 12/31/2019
Award Amount: $555,000