From 2013 through 2018, Mathematica conducted a developmental evaluation of the deep-end reform to better understand what worked well, what could be improved, and what the lessons for the field were.
Funded and supported by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, several communities across the United States have undertaken deep-end reform designed to safely and significantly reduce out-of-home placement for juveniles, especially for youth of color.
The Annie E Casey Foundation
Evidence & Insights From This Project
Engaging Youth and Families: A Deep-End Reform Brief
This brief describes findings from a developmental evaluation of Annie E. Casey Foundation’s deep end reform effort. Those efforts, which aim to safely reduce the use of out of home placements for youth, especially those of color, in juvenile courts. The brief focuses on youth and family engagement as a major component of the reforms.Learn More