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Washington State Institute for Public Policy

Update to Inventory of Evidence-Based, Research-Based, and Promising Practices for Prevention and Intervention Services for Children

The 2012 Legislature passed E2SHB 2536 with the intention that “prevention and intervention services delivered to children and juveniles in the areas of mental health, child welfare, and juvenile justice be primarily evidence-based and research-based, and it is anticipated that such services will be provided in a manner that is culturally competent.”

The bill directs the Washington State Institute for Public Policy (WSIPP) and the University of Washington Evidence-Based Practice Institute (UW) to publish descriptive definitions and prepare an inventory of evidence-based, research-based, and promising practices and services, and to periodically updates the inventory as more practices are identified. This will be the tenth update to the initial inventory published in September 2012. For this update, WSIPP will review evidence for programs submitted through UW’s Promising Practice application process.

The inventory and accompanying report will be published in September 2020.
Paige Wanner, (360) 664-9078 View Legislation