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Interventions in out-of-home care: An updated evidence and gap map – October 2020 – Report
This report summarises the findings from an updated systematic search of the impact that different out-of-home care interventions have on particular child and youth outcomes. These findings have been mapped to create the updated OOHC [...]
Interventions in out-of-home care: An updated evidence and gap map – October 2020 – Snapshot
This Snapshot provides an overview of evidence and gap maps, why they are useful, what interventions and outcomes were included in the updated OOHC evidence and gap map and some guidance on how to read [...]
Evaluation of Homeless Youth Assistance Programs
In 2017, DCJ engaged the Centre for Evidence and Implementation (CEI) and its partners, the Behavioural Insights Team (BIT) and the University of Melbourne (now Monash University, Department of Social Work), to undertake an implementation, [...]
What is the impact of early childhood maltreatment on mental health outcomes in middle childhood? – Findings from the NSW Child Development Study – September 2020 – Evidence to Action Note
This Evidence to Action Note summarises key findings from the NSW Child Development Study’s research about the impact of early childhood (age 5-6 years) maltreatment on middle childhood (age 6-14 years) mental health.
Evidence check Supporting people in social housing gain and maintain employment - March 2018
This Evidence check was commissioned to inform the development of a model for the delivery of services and interventions to people living in social housing to assist them to gain and sustain employment.
Evidence check homelessness at transition - November 2017 – full report
This Evidence check was commissioned to find out the risk factors for homelessness among people leaving government-funded services and the interventions found to be effective in addressing this risk.
Evidence check wellbeing indicators across the life cycle - November 2017 – full report
This Evidence check was commissioned to review potential indicators to support the implementation of the NSW Human Services Outcomes Framework.
Evidence check outcomes-based commissioning and consumers - June 2017 – full report
This Evidence check was commissioned to improve our understanding of what models or approaches to outcomes-based commissioning of human services have been effective in improving client outcomes.
Social Return on Investment (SROI) Approach Guide
Social Return on Investment (SROI) is a systematic way of incorporating social, non-market benefits in decision making processes. This document sets out DCJ’s approach to SROI with a focus on how the Department should appraise [...]
Cost-benefits analysis at the NSW Department of Communities and Justice
Cost-Benefit Analysis (CBA) is a systematic method for evaluating and comparing the costs and benefits of a program. This snapshot presents a summary of how Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ) applies Cost-Benefit Analysis to [...]