NJJEC Trainings

Implementing Risk Assessment Tools and Measuring Outcomes.

This Presentation discusses key principles for implementing risk assessment tools into probation departments at the dispositional stage, with a discussion of the work Louisiana has done to implement risk tools state-wide.

Evaluation in Action: Lessons Learned from Colorado's Juvenile Diversion Program

This Presentation discusses Colorado's recent work with the OMNI Institute to evaluate 19 different juvenile diversion programs funded by the Colorado Division of Criminal Justice (CDCJ)

Drilling Down: An Analytical Look at EBP Resources

This presentation discusses the features of the major evidence-based practice (EBP) resources available to juvenile justice and youth service professionals. Hosted by OJJDP NTTAC.

Demystifying Survey Data Collection

This introductory-level presentation discusses the steps involved in creating survey instruments, and illustrates how to electronically enter, tabulate, and report survey data. Hosted by OJJDP NTTAC.

Making "What Works" Work for You: Evidence-Based Components and Adaptation

This OJJDP-sponsored Webinar includes a discussion of the use of research-driven strategies or components that have been demonstrated effective across multiple programs, as well as the use of adaptation to meet local needs and target populations. Panelists discuss ways to respond to some of the challenges of implementing evidence-based practices.

Assessing Project Performance: Building Blocks of Evaluation and Performance Measurement

Webinar series hosted by OJJDP with presenters from NJJEC. Q&A documents contain panelists' responses to questions received from attendees during the webinars.

Part 1:  Basics of Performance Measurement and Evaluation

Part 2:  Introduction to Program Logic

Part 3:  Advanced Program Logic

Part 4:  Data Collection and Analysis

Sustainability: A Collaborative Approach

This webinar extends the sustainability discussion to include the important role of evaluation and performance measurement. Panelists address sustainability issues specific to both funding agencies and service providers, including how grantors and grantees can work together to support effective programs.

Evaluation and Performance Measurement 101: An Introduction to Key Concepts
Presented to the Association of Missing and Exploited Children's Organizations (AMECO) Conference in Tampa, Florida on April 13, 2011. Provides a discussion of the value of program monitoring and evaluation in program sustainability, as well as basic information on performance measurement and evaluation.

Evaluation Capacity Building and Implementation of Evidence-Based Practices
Presented at the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) 2011 National Conference in National Harbor, Maryland on October 11, 2011. Examines the relationship among performance measurement, evaluation, and evidence-based practices in juvenile justice and discusses some key findings from the NJJEC 2011 Needs Assessment of OJJDP grantees.

Findings from the NJJEC National Needs Assessment (poster)
Poster displayed at the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) 2011 National Conference in National Harbor, Maryland from October 12-14. Presents selected findings from national evaluation-related needs assessment of OJJDP grantees, including training and technical assistance needs as well as challenges and successes related to evaluation and evidence-based practices.

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