Check out the following selection of resources about evidence-based practice:
- What Works for Kids
An online resource of evidenced-based practice with a focus on improving the health and wellbeing of children and youth. A database of programs, practices and tools that define best practice, designed for practitioners, researchers and decision makers.
Source: The Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth (ARACY) From: Australia Type of Resource: A search engine of evidence based programs
- Investing In Children Database
Investing in Children provides information on over 100 interventions that can be refined by selecting and comparing search criteria. It seeks to increase the use of evidence of what works in designing and delivering services for children and their families.
Source: Dartington Social Research Unit (UK) From: International (UK) Type of Resource: Online resource that allows users to search and compare over 100 intervention models
- Model Programs Guide
A US justice based site that provides an extensive range of examples of prevention programs and rates their effectiveness. The site includes a detailed filter to drill down to specific program level information - including types of interventions, age groups, risk and protective factors.
Source: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) From: International (US) Type of Resource: Online list of programs with simple search function
- Crime Reduction Toolkit
A crime reduction toolkit resource that has examples of programs that work in crime prevention and youth development.
Source: College of Policing (UK) From: International (UK) Type of Resource: Online toolkit and resource