In 2014, the Children’s Bureau awarded nine grants to increase awareness of child trafficking and improve cross-system responses to trafficking within the child welfare population. As part of their 5-year awards, grantees are conducting a mixed-methods process evaluation to document implementation of their innovative projects.
This report highlights progress made by grantees in the first 2 years of implementation and details a number of project characteristics, including—
- Core features
- Target populations and geographic scope
- Evaluation designs
The report also includes a cluster-wide logic model created by JBA in our role as evaluation technical assistance advisor. In addition to support grantees as they conduct their evaluations, JBA is leading efforts to collect common data across the cluster, including the development and administration of a new survey to assess awareness of trafficking in child welfare.
This report is the first in a series about the child trafficking grant cluster. In 2017, JBA released a mid-cycle synthesis of grantees’ process evaluation findings.