Here is our inventory of government and non-governmental agencies and reviewers who conduct rigorous research, trials and evaluations on programs and practices to determine which ones have empirical support and also implementation resources. Consequently, they are rated for the degree to which they achieve their desired outcomes. Ratings based on accepted evaluation standards - effective, promising, or not at all effective - are then assigned.
Click on the corresponding links below to visit the agencies' websites for further details.
The Campbell Collaborative Library is a research resource for evidence-based professionals
Child Welfare: California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare
The mission of the California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare (CEBC) is to advance the effective implementation of evidence-based practices for children and families involved with the child welfare system.
ClinicalTrials.gov is a registry and results database of publicly and privately supported clinical studies of human participants conducted around the world. It is a service of the U.S. National Institutes of Health. View Mental Health Trials. View Behavioral Health Trials
Coalition for Evidence Based Policy
The Coalition is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, whose mission is to increase government effectiveness through rigorous evidence about “what works.” The Coalition has no affiliation with any programs or program models, enabling it to serve as a neutral, independent source of expertise to Congress, the Executive Branch agencies, and other stakeholders on evidence-based programs. Funding for this project is provided by the MacArthur Foundation.
The Cochrane Library is a research resource for evidence-based professionals
The Society is dedicated to help increase the application of evidence based approaches in human and justice services fields by providing efficient access to staff training and development programs and resources. In addition, EBPS facilitates professional certifications to enhance and strengthen career growth for evidence-based professionals and their organizations.
The George Lucas Educational Foundation is dedicated to improving the K-12 learning process through innovative, replicable, and evidence-based strategies that prepare students to thrive in their studies, careers, and adult lives.
Joyfields Institute standardized Evidence-based & Strength-centered programs and supports training and performance evaluation through its workshops, conferences and webcasts. The organization helps guide agencies in the process of satisfying requirements for becoming evidence-based.
National Reentry Resource Center - (Council of State Governments)
The What Works in Reentry Clearinghouse offers easy access to important research on the effectiveness of a wide variety of reentry programs and practices. It provides a user-friendly, one-stop shop for practitioners and service providers seeking guidance on evidence-based reentry interventions, as well as a useful resource for researchers and others interested in reentry.
Office of Justice Programs - Crime Solutions
The Office of Justice Programs’ CrimeSolutions.gov uses rigorous research to determine what works in criminal justice, juvenile justice, and crime victim services. On CrimeSolutions.gov you will find:
- Research on program effectiveness reviewed and rated by Expert Reviewers
- Easily understandable ratings based on the evidence that indicates whether a program achieves its goals
Office of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention
The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's Model Programs Guide (MPG) is designed to assist practitioners and communities in implementing evidence-based prevention and intervention programs that can make a difference in the lives of children and communities.
SAMHSA's National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP)
NREPP is a searchable online registry of substance abuse and mental health interventions developed to help the public learn more about evidence-based interventions that are available for implementation.
Additional SAMHSA EBP Resources
- EBP Web Guide Page
- List for Substance Abuse Prevention
- List for Substance Abuse Treatment
- List for Mental Health Treatment
- List for Mental Health Treatment
University of Colorado Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence - Blueprints for Violence Prevention
CSPV provides assistance to groups committed to understanding and preventing violence, particularly adolescent violence. It achieves this mission by disseminating information to the public, offering technical assistance to those working in violence prevention, and conducting basic research into the causes of violence and the effectiveness of violence prevention programs.
University of Washington - Evidence Based Practice Institute
The Evidence Based Practice Institute (EBPI) serves as a resource for state entities in identification, evaluation, and partnering with various communities (e.g. families, providers) on evidence based practices and offers provider training and consultation on the implementation of EBP's in communities, as well as the promotion of evidence based or promising practices.