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Research Review Evidence-Based Programs and Practices: What Does It All Mean? Children’s Services Council’s Mission and Vision

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In order for CSC to truly achieve its mission and vision, we as an organization must expect programs and services we fund to be able to demonstrate through data that they are achieving positive results and “doing no harm ” to the recipients. CSC must be accountable to the children, families and taxpayers of Palm Beach County. In order to do that, the best possible programs and services must be in place. This means that we are either funding programs that are already evidence-based, are on a continuum of becoming evidence-based, or are providing services that enable children to enter programs that are evidence-based. Children and families will be able to reach their full potential if we as an organization and our providers and partners offer the best possible programs and services. We must remember that we are only at the beginning of this journey and are all in it together. In order to assist in this process, CSC has organized an evidence-based programs committee consisting of a cross section of divisions and outside consultants. Its primary purpose is two-fold, (1) to gather research on nationally rated, evidence-based program

Year: 2010
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