On Thursday, December 14th, the Children’s Bureau announced new program ratings in the Title IV-E Prevention Services Clearinghouse. Five new programs were found to meet the standards for inclusion among the evidence-based programs that can be utilized under the Family First Prevention Services Act.

One new program was categorized as “Well-Supported,” the highest rating in the clearinghouse:

Four programs received “Promising” ratings, the third category of included programs:

The Title IV- E Prevention Services Clearinghouse was established to conduct an objective and transparent review of research on programs and services intended to provide enhanced support to children and families and prevent foster care placements.

By Chris Bennett, Policy Intern