Graded Care Profile 2 (GCP2) is an assessment tool which helps practitioners measure the quality of care a child is receiving. We’ve evaluated the tool and found it to be effective in helping identify whether a child is at risk of neglect. We’re now making GCP2 available to other organisations so that more children and families can benefit from it (we call this scale-up).
We wanted to find out how well the scale-up process worked in practice, and identify ways we could make it easier for other organisations to implement GCP2. So we carried out an evaluation, involving a range of professionals who were implementing the tool.
Authors: Emma Smith, Robyn Johnson, Tove Andersson
We carried out 46 interviews and 446 surveys with professionals who had a role in implementing GCP2 in their organisation. These took place straight after the GCP2 training and again 10 months later.
Our key findings include:
However 92% of practitioners surveyed after 10 months said they still planned to use the tool within the next 6 months.
Please cite as: Smith. E, Johnson, R. and Andersson, T (2018) Implementation evaluation of the Scale-up of Graded Care Profile 2. London: NSPCC.
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