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CQI References

This reference library contains sources that our team found informative and inspiring as we researched domains of program quality and performance measurement capacities.

These CQI references are part of a Continuous Quality Improvement Resource Library

Domains of Program Quality

Addressing Access Barriers to Health Services: An analytical framework for selecting appropriate interventions in low-income Asian countries

Bart Jacobs; Por Ir; Maryam Bigdeli; Peter Leslie Annear; Wim Van Damme.  Health Policy & Planning, 2012.
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Considerations for Conducting Evaluation Using a Culturally Responsive and Racial Equity Lens

Public Policy Associates, Inc.  June, 2015.
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Conducting a Community Assessment

National Resource Center.  Strengthening Nonprofits: A Capacity Builder’s Resource Library, 2009.

Effective Practice in Providing Family Support: Making It Real for Families of Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities

Juno Duenas; Linda Landry; Sherry Torok. State of California Department of Developmental Services (DDS), 2012.
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Protocol for Culturally Responsive Organizations

Marie-Elena Reyes; Ann Curry-Stevens; Coalition of Communities of Color., December, 2014.
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Systems of Care Coordination for Children: Lessons Learned Across State Models

Sharon Silow-Carroll; Gretchen Hagelow.  The Commonwealth Fund, September, 2010.
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Advancing Partnerships between Health Care and Community-Based Organizations to Address Social Determinants of Health: Executive Summary

The Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS); Nonprofit Finance Fund (NFF).  August, 2018.
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Partnerships for Health: Lessons for Bridging Community-Based Organizations and Health Care Organizations

Bianca Freda; Deborah Kozick; Anna Spencer.  The Center for Health Care Strategies.  January, 2018.
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Partnering with Community-Based Organizations for More Broad-Based Public Engagement

Institute for Local Government, 2015.
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Trauma-Informed Care in Inpatient Mental Health Settings: A Review of the Literature

Coral Muskett. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 2014.
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A Treatment Improvement Protocol – Trauma-Informed Care in Behavioral Health Services

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions (CIHS), 2014.
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Creating a Trauma-Informed Early Childhood System: Review of the Literature and Summary of Findings

Child Care Resources Inc. (CCRI), April, 2019
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Key Ingredients for Successful Trauma-Informed Care Implementation

Christopher Menschner; Alexandra Maul. Center for Health Care Strategies, Inc., April, 2016.
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SAMHSA’s Concept of Trauma and Guidance for a Trauma-Informed Approach

Larke N. Huang; Rebecca Flatow; Tenly Biggs; Sara Afayee; Kelley Smith; Thomas Clark; Mary Blake.  Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), July, 2014.
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Enabling the Implementation of Evidence Based Practice: A Conceptual Framework

Alison Kitson; Gill Harvey; Brendan McCormack.  BMJ Publishing Group Ltd & the Health Foundation, September 1, 1998.
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Evidence-Based Practice: What Does It Really Mean for the Early Childhood Field?

Virginia Buysse; Patricia W. Wesley; Patricia Snyder; Pamela Winton.  Young Exceptional Children, July 1, 2006.
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The Tie That Binds: Evidence-Based Practice, Implementation Science, and Outcomes for Children.

Samuel L. Odom.  Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, December 18, 2008.
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Data Use for Continuous Quality Improvement: What the Head Start Field Can Learn from Other Disciplines. A Literature Review and Conceptual Framework

Teresa Derrick-Mills; Heather Sandstrom; Sarah Pettijohn; Saunji Fyffe; Jeremy Koulish.  Office of Planning, Research & Evaluation (OPRE), December 29, 2014.
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Identifying and Implementing Educational Practices Supported By Rigorous Evidence: A User Friendly Guide

The Coalition for Evidence-Based Policy.  US Department of Education, December, 2003.
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Determining Evidence-Based Practices in Special Education

Bryan G. Cook; Melody Tankersley; Timothy J. Landrum.  Exceptional Children (from the Council for Exceptional Children), April 1, 2009.
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Pathways to “Evidence-Informed” Policy and Practice: A Framework for Action

Shelley Bowen; Anthony B. Zwi.  PLoS Medicine, July, 2005.
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Building a Performance Measurement System: Using Data to Accelerate Social Impact

Andrew Wolk; Anand Dholakia; Kelley Kreitz. Root Cause, 2009.
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Performance Management Framework – Measuring, Monitoring and Reporting Performance

Queensland Government, Department of the Premier and Cabinet, April, 2017.
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You’re On the Performance Measurement Train. Now What?

Stephen Pratt.  Root Cause, November, 2015.

Building a Common Outcome Framework to Measure Nonprofit Performance

The Center For What Works.  The Urban Institute, December, 2006.
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Performance Measurement and Improvement

The Bridgespan Group.

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