Implementation Activity #3: Liaisons will provide education and
support through individual and group
1. Clients setting weekly goals
1. Completion of weekly goal sheets
for self, child and family 2. Clients attending
and sending them to the evaluator 2. Client contact sheets from weekly
group/individual meetings 3. Clients report that liaison
meetings 3. Client satisfaction forms, and
listened, understood, and supported them Clients in the pre-treatment group will show increased readiness for change
follow-up interviews 4. Interviews with liaisons Analyze/compare stage of change from initial assessment to treatment entry via Socrates A/D (pre/post)
Immediate: Engagement of clients at current stage of change while waiting for treatment entry
Review/comparison of DHW case data from FOCUS (SACWIS) from program entry to identified time points 30/60/90 days within 6 month time point
Intermediate: Improve d readiness/motiv ation for entering treatment.
Long-Term: Child safety
Decrease in subsequent child maltreatment substantiated referrals from program entry to identified time points 30/60/90 days up to 6 month time point
Long-Term: Child permanence
Long-Term: Family well- being
Children remain in the home at program entry and 6- month follow-up
Children in out-of-home placement are returned in a timely manner
Substance abuse reduced/eliminated
Review/comparison of DHW case data from FOCUS from program entry and 30/60/90 days within a 6 month period.
Review/compare client data from substance abuse provider and percentages of clients authorized for treatment who enter and complete treatment for all regions before and after the project. Comparison data from non-participating regions will also be gathered for treatment retention and completion.