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Function First: An Online Assessment and Intervention Tool to Reduce Runaways


Kim Crosland, PhD

Principal Investigators:

  • Kim Crosland, PhD

Funding Source:

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

This project is a Small Business Innovation Research Grant collaborating with the Center for Social Innovation. The goal of the grant is to create a comprehensive online version of the Functional Assessment Interview for Runaways (FAIR) and an interactive training module for caregivers of youth in foster care.


Long Term Impact

  • Improve stability of youth in foster care placements by decreasing runaway behavior.
  • Improve the training of caregivers in how to interview youth and implement effective interventions.


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