Michael J Austin

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Building organizational supports for research-minded practitioners
    Michael J Austin
    Bay Area Social Services Consortium and School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    J Evid Based Soc Work 9:174-211. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Strategies for transforming human service organizations into learning organizations: knowledge management and the transfer of learning
    Michael J Austin
    Nonprofit Management in the School of Social Welfare, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    J Evid Based Soc Work 5:569-96. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Achieving exits to permanency for children in long term care
    Sarah Carnochan
    Bay Area Social Services Consortium, School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 7400, USA
    J Evid Based Soc Work 10:220-34. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Achieving placement stability
    Sarah Carnochan
    Bay Area Social Services Consortium, School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 7400, USA
    J Evid Based Soc Work 10:235-53. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Achieving timely reunification
    Sarah Carnochan
    Bay Area Social Services Consortium, School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 7400, USA
    J Evid Based Soc Work 10:179-95. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Achieving timely adoption
    Sarah Carnochan
    Bay Area Social Services Consortium, School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 7400, USA
    J Evid Based Soc Work 10:210-9. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Knowledge management: implications for human service organizations
    Michael J Austin
    School of Social Welfare, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    J Evid Based Soc Work 5:361-89. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Preventing the recurrence of maltreatment
    Sarah Carnochan
    Bay Area Social Services Consortium, School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 7400, USA
    J Evid Based Soc Work 10:161-78. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint The context of child welfare performance measures
    Sarah Carnochan
    Bay Area Social Services Consortium, School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 7400, USA
    J Evid Based Soc Work 10:147-60. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Using performance measures to manage child welfare outcomes: local strategies and decision making
    Mark Samples
    Bay Area Social Services Consortium, School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 7400, USA
    J Evid Based Soc Work 10:254-64. 2013

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Publications38

  1. doi request reprint Building organizational supports for research-minded practitioners
    Michael J Austin
    Bay Area Social Services Consortium and School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    J Evid Based Soc Work 9:174-211. 2012
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Strategies for transforming human service organizations into learning organizations: knowledge management and the transfer of learning
    Michael J Austin
    Nonprofit Management in the School of Social Welfare, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    J Evid Based Soc Work 5:569-96. 2008
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Achieving exits to permanency for children in long term care
    Sarah Carnochan
    Bay Area Social Services Consortium, School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 7400, USA
    J Evid Based Soc Work 10:220-34. 2013
    ..Broad strategies that may be linked to achieving permanency are described, followed by explicit models developed to increase the likelihood of timely permanency...
  4. ncbi request reprint Achieving placement stability
    Sarah Carnochan
    Bay Area Social Services Consortium, School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 7400, USA
    J Evid Based Soc Work 10:235-53. 2013
    ..Promising practices aimed at promoting placement stability are summarized, followed by questions designed to foster discussion about the relationship of the evidence to child welfare practice...
  5. ncbi request reprint Achieving timely reunification
    Sarah Carnochan
    Bay Area Social Services Consortium, School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 7400, USA
    J Evid Based Soc Work 10:179-95. 2013
    ..The review concludes with questions intended to promote discussion about the use of evidence to support the reunification process within child welfare agencies...
  6. ncbi request reprint Achieving timely adoption
    Sarah Carnochan
    Bay Area Social Services Consortium, School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 7400, USA
    J Evid Based Soc Work 10:210-9. 2013
    ..Practices that have been broadly linked to adoption timeliness or address risk factors associated with delays in adoption are described, including social worker activities and agency or system-wide practice...
  7. ncbi request reprint Knowledge management: implications for human service organizations
    Michael J Austin
    School of Social Welfare, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    J Evid Based Soc Work 5:361-89. 2008
    ..Based on the role of organizational culture, structure, leadership, and reward systems, six strategies are identified to assist human service organizations with implementing new knowledge management systems...
  8. ncbi request reprint Preventing the recurrence of maltreatment
    Sarah Carnochan
    Bay Area Social Services Consortium, School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 7400, USA
    J Evid Based Soc Work 10:161-78. 2013
    ..Promising practices aimed at preventing recurrence of maltreatment include interventions at multiple levels (e.g., the child, caregiver, family, and agency) and include a range of service modalities...
  9. ncbi request reprint The context of child welfare performance measures
    Sarah Carnochan
    Bay Area Social Services Consortium, School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 7400, USA
    J Evid Based Soc Work 10:147-60. 2013
    ..The framework is then used to guide an analysis of the debate surrounding the establishment of the current child welfare performance measurement system, concluding with recommendations for consideration in future reform efforts...
  10. ncbi request reprint Using performance measures to manage child welfare outcomes: local strategies and decision making
    Mark Samples
    Bay Area Social Services Consortium, School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 7400, USA
    J Evid Based Soc Work 10:254-64. 2013
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Preventing re-entry to foster care
    Sarah Carnochan
    Bay Area Social Services Consortium, School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 7400, USA
    J Evid Based Soc Work 10:196-209. 2013
    ..Promising post-reunification services designed to prevent re-entry to foster care are described...
  12. ncbi request reprint Assessing child and youth well-being: implications for child welfare practice
    Christine Lou
    Bay Area Social Services Consortium, School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, USA
    J Evid Based Soc Work 5:91-133. 2008
    ..Implications for the design and use of child well-being instruments in child welfare practice are discussed...
  13. ncbi request reprint Understanding and addressing racial/ethnic disproportionality in the front end of the child welfare system
    Kathy Lemon Osterling
    Bay Area Social Services Consortium, Center for Social Services Research, School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, USA
    J Evid Based Soc Work 5:9-30. 2008
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Building organizational supports for knowledge sharing in county human service organizations: a cross-case analysis of works-in-progress
    Chris Lee
    Bay Area Social Services Consortium and School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    J Evid Based Soc Work 9:3-18. 2012
    ..Implications for practice focus on the structure and processes involved in building knowledge sharing teams inside public human service organizations...
  15. ncbi request reprint Promising practices for meeting the multiple needs of low-income families in poverty neighborhoods
    Michael J Austin
    Research Response Team, Bay Area Social Services Consortium, Center for Social Services Research, School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, USA
    J Health Soc Policy 21:95-117. 2005
    ..This framework can assist social service agencies in moving their services toward a more integrated family and neighborhood approach...
  16. doi request reprint Asian Community Mental Health Services at 35: a pioneering ethnic organization (1973-2008)
    Catherine M Vu
    Mack Center on Nonprofit Management in the Human Services, School of Social Welfare, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    J Evid Based Soc Work 8:124-42. 2011
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Understanding and measuring child welfare outcomes
    Amy D'Andrade
    Bay Area Social Services Consortium, School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, USA
    J Evid Based Soc Work 5:135-56. 2008
    ..Implications of the outcomes literature review and measurement problems in the CFSR process suggest CSFR measures do not always capture meaningful outcomes. Recommendations for change are made...
  18. doi request reprint The Bayview Hunters Point Foundation for Community Improvement: a pioneering multi-ethnic human service organization (1971-2008)
    Ellen Joe
    Mack Center on Nonprofit Management in the Human Services, School of Social Welfare, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    J Evid Based Soc Work 8:235-52. 2011
    ..The history of the organization presents a collaborative approach to community problem-solving and exemplifies the important role that external relationships play in relationship to nonprofit growth and survival...
  19. doi request reprint Jewish Family and Children's Services: a pioneering human service organization (1850-2008)
    Sara L Schwartz
    Mack Center for Nonprofit Management in the Human Services, School of Social Welfare, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    J Evid Based Soc Work 8:198-217. 2011
    ..The history of Jewish Family and Children's Services sheds light on the importance of strong leadership, strategic planning, external relationships, and strong donor support...
  20. ncbi request reprint Family assessment in child welfare services: instrument comparisons
    Michelle Johnson
    University of California, Berkeley, School of Social Welfare, USA
    J Evid Based Soc Work 5:57-90. 2008
    ..Key measurement criteria as well as practical considerations in the selection and implementation of family assessment instrumentation in child welfare are discussed...
  21. doi request reprint Black Adoption Placement and Research Center at 25: placing African-American children in permanent homes (1983-2008)
    Sara L Schwartz
    Mack Center on Nonprofit Management in the Human Services, School of Social Welfare, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    J Evid Based Soc Work 8:160-78. 2011
    ....
  22. doi request reprint BANANAS: providing child care services to a multi-ethnic community
    Catherine M Vu
    Mack Center on Nonprofit Management in the Human Services, School of Social Welfare, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    J Evid Based Soc Work 8:29-44. 2011
    ..This history of the agency reflects the development of a unique community-based effort, its challenges and rewards, and the multiple successes that this pioneering nonprofit has experienced...
  23. doi request reprint Long-term care in the United States: policy themes and promising practices
    Amanda J Lehning
    School of Social Welfare, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA
    J Gerontol Soc Work 53:43-63. 2010
    ..It concludes with long-term care recommendations for policymakers...
  24. ncbi request reprint Impact of organizational change on organizational culture: implications for introducing evidence-based practice
    Michael J Austin
    School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, USA
    J Evid Based Soc Work 5:321-59. 2008
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Girls Incorporated of Alameda County at 50: a voice for girls (1958-2008)
    Cecilia Terrazas
    Mack Center for Nonprofit Management in the Human Services, School of Social Welfare, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    J Evid Based Soc Work 8:66-86. 2011
    ..The organization's many accomplishments have also presented multiple challenges, particularly related to the changing roles of women in American society...
  26. ncbi request reprint Implementing evidence-based practice in human service organizations: preliminary lessons from the frontlines
    Michael J Austin
    School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, USA
    J Evid Based Soc Work 5:271-93. 2008
    ..Conclusions and recommendations are drawn from the literature review and framed in the form of a tool for assessing organizational readiness for EBP implementation...
  27. doi request reprint Growth and resilience of pioneering nonprofit human service organizations: a cross-case analysis of organizational histories
    Sara E Kimberlin
    Mack Center on Nonprofit Management in the Human Services, School of Social Welfare, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    J Evid Based Soc Work 8:4-28. 2011
    ..Both cross-sectional and longitudinal examples from the organizational histories illustrate the conceptual map. The paper concludes with a discussion of directions for future research on nonprofit organizational history...
  28. ncbi request reprint Promising programs to serve low-income families in poverty neighborhoods
    Michael J Austin
    Research Response Team, Bay Area Social Services Consortium, Center for Social Services Research, School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, USA
    J Health Soc Policy 21:65-94. 2005
    ....
  29. doi request reprint On Lok: a pioneering long-term care organization for the elderly (1971-2008)
    Amanda J Lehning
    Mack Center on Nonprofit Management in the Human Services, School of Social Welfare, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    J Evid Based Soc Work 8:218-34. 2011
    ..The agency has developed its own model of care that has been replicated in cities around the country. The history of On Lok represents the important impact that donor and community support plays in an organization's long-term success...
  30. doi request reprint The Unity Council at 40: a pioneering community development and service organization (1967-2007)
    Gabriel Orozco
    Mack Center on Nonprofit Management in the Human Services, School of Social Welfare, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    J Evid Based Soc Work 8:45-65. 2011
    ..The history of the agency presents the multiple challenges and rewards associated with development in an underserved community and an example of the important role that leadership plays in the growth of a nonprofit...
  31. doi request reprint Coleman Advocates for Children And Youth: a pioneering child advocacy organization (1974-2008)
    Sarah Carnochan
    Mack Center for Nonprofit Management in the Human Services School of Social Welfare, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    J Evid Based Soc Work 8:87-105. 2011
    ..This organizational history features the issues mission and structure, leadership, managing issues, advocacy strategies and community relations, and funding...
  32. doi request reprint Shelter Network: serving homeless families and individuals (1987-2007)
    Sara E Kimberlin
    Mack Center on Nonprofit Management in the Human Services, School of Social Welfare, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    J Evid Based Soc Work 8:179-97. 2011
    ..Over its 20-year history, Shelter Network has overcome multiple challenges related to leadership, finance, and community support and has grown from a grassroots agency into an organization with a budget of $7 million...
  33. doi request reprint Larkin Street Youth Services: helping kids get off the street for good (1982-2007)
    Loren Farrar
    Mack Center on Nonprofit Management in the Human Services, School of Social Welfare, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    J Evid Based Soc Work 8:106-23. 2011
    ..The history of Larkin Street Youth Services provides an example of the important role of internal operations in an agency's ability to re-invent itself and respond to a larger community need...
  34. doi request reprint CompassPoint Nonprofit Services: strengthening the capacities of nonprofits (1971-2008)
    Jessica R Eschman
    Mack Center on Nonprofit Management in the Human Services, School of Social Welfare, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    J Evid Based Soc Work 8:143-59. 2011
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint The status of low-income families in the post-welfare reform environment: mapping the relationships between poverty and family
    Julia Hastings
    Research Response Team, Bay Area Social Services Consortium, Center for Social Services Research, School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, USA
    J Health Soc Policy 21:33-63. 2005
    ..Future research needs to focus on identifying the critical unmet needs of low-income families...
  36. ncbi request reprint The implications of managed care and welfare reform for the integration of health and welfare services
    Michael J Austin
    Professor School of Social Welfare, 120 Haviland Hall 7400, Berkeley, CA 94720 7400, USA
    J Health Soc Policy 18:1-19. 2003
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  37. ncbi request reprint Risk and safety assessment in child welfare: instrument comparisons
    Amy D'Andrade
    Bay Area Social Services Consortium, School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, USA
    J Evid Based Soc Work 5:31-56. 2008
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint The status of low-income neighborhoods in the post-welfare reform environment: mapping the relationship between poverty and place
    Julian Chun Chung Chow
    Bay Area Social Services Consortium, Center for Social Services Research, School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7400, USA
    J Health Soc Policy 21:1-32. 2005
    ....