Jared Barton


Jared Barton
  • Research Faculty

Contact Info

Twente Hall, Room 304
Lawrence

Education

Ph.D., University of Kansas

Selected Publications

Publications

Reviewed/Refereed

Journal Articles

  1. Barton, J., Naemi, P., Biggs, J., Garstka, T. A., & Ball, T. C. (2020). Strengthening family retention and relationships in home visiting programs through early screening and assessment practices. Children and Youth Services Review, 118
  2. Barton, J. (2016). Federal investments in evidence-based early childhood home visiting: A multiple streams analysis. Poverty and Public Policy, 8, 248-262. doi:10.1002/pop4.142 
  3. Barton, J. (2007). Affordable housing crisis: The impact of housing cost burdens. The Community Psychologist, 40(3), 30-31. 

Non-Reviewed/Refereed

Reports

  1. Barton, J. L., & Lewis, M. (2021, January). 2020 Findings for the Missouri Children’s Trust Fund Capacity Building Initiative. Evaluation Report.. (Vol. Lawrence, KS). University of Kanas School of Social Welfare. 
  2. Garska, T., Barton, J., Harms, J., Palermo, M., & Hernandez, S. (2019). Moving to What Matters: Cornerstones of Care Impact Plan. Kansas City, MO: Prepared in partnership between the University of Kansas Center for Public Partnerships and Research and Cornerstones of Care for the Kauffman Foundation. 
  3. Barton, J., & Biggs, J. (2016). 2015 Community Needs Assessment. Ottawa, KS: East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation (ECKAN). 
  4. Barton, J. (2012). ECKAN Needs Assessment Update. Ottawa, KS: East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation (ECKAN). 
  5. Barton, J., & Ward, C. (2011). ECKAN Needs Assessment Update. Ottawa, KS: East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation (ECKAN). 
  6. Barton, J., & Ward, C. (2010). ECKAN Community Needs Assessment Report. Ottawa, KS: East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation (ECKAN). 
  7. O'Brien, M., Byrnes, K., Corrigan, S., Barton, J., & Frehe, V. (2008). Kansas Consumer Satisfaction Survey Children’s Mental Health: Statewide Report. Lawrence, KS: The University of Kansas School of Social Welfare and Children’s Mental Health. http://www.socwel.ku.edu/occ/projects/articles/KS%20Consumer%20Sat.%20R… 
  8. Beverly, S. G., & Barton, J. (2006). Barriers to asset accumulation for families in the SEED pre-school demonstration and impact assessment. Seed Research Report Impact Assessment Lawrence, KS: The University of Kansas School of Social Welfare. 

Works Submitted or Ready for Submission

Reviewed/Refereed

Journal Articles

  1. Barton, J. L., & Akin, B. (in progress). Implementation Drivers as Practical Measures of Data-Driven Decision-Making for Early Childhood Programs: An Initial Validation Study. Global Implementation Research and Applications
  2. Garstka, T., Harms, R., Barton, J., Galindo, L., Severin, L., & Biggs, J. (in review). Developing Cross-Sector Referral Networks to Address Social Determinants of Health: Results from a Multi-Year Evaluation Before and During COVID-19. American Journal of Community Psychology
  3. Youngren, L., Schuetz, N., Mendenhall, A., Cornwell, P., Barton, J., Pfannenstiel, A., Rathbun, C., & Akin, B. (in progress). Measure what matters: Unlocking positive change with measurement-based care. Journal of Community Practice

Selected Presentations

Invited Presentations/Lectures

Presentations – Other Levels

  1. Hernandez, S., & Barton, J. (2019, May). Never fear, data help is near. Prevent Child Abuse Iowa, Ankeny, IA.
  2. Barton, J. (2018, October). Maximizing the DAISEY system for program improvement. Early Learning – Big Results for Little People, The Early Learning Communities Conference, Wichita, KS.
  3. Garstka, T. A., & Barton, J. (2012). Using Research Electronic Data Capture (REDCap) for designing a data collection system in the field. School of Education Spring Research Retreat at the University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS.
  4. Richardson, D., Garstka, T., Barton, J., Spanhake, S., & Smith, P. (2011). Designing a performance management system: The Kansas and Nebraska experience. Region VII and Region VII joint meeting for MIECHV, Denver, CO.

Presentations/Lectures

Reviewed/Refereed

International

  1. Barton, J. L., & Kiani, S. (2021, May 19). Machine learning to promote child well-being: A model for improving foster care placement decisions. Good Tech Fest 2021, Virtual.

Presentations – Other Levels

  1. Barton, J., & Akin, B. (2019, September). Implementation drivers as practical measures of data-driven decision-making in early childhood programs. Storyboard presentation at the Global Implementation Conference, Baltimore, MD.
  1. Hernandez, S., & Barton, J. (2019, February). Show them the money: How Iowa’s home visitor incentive program promotes the workforce. MIECHV State, Territory, and Tribal All Grantee Meeting, Baltimore, MD.
  1. Garstka, T. A., Barton, J., & Harms, R. (2017, May). Building a shared measurement system in early childhood. The 2017 National Smart Start Conference, Greensboro, NC.
  1. Barton, J., & Looze, J. (2017, April). Using data to make decisions: It’s not as scary as you think. EC 11 Summit, Topeka, KS.
  1. Flinders, J., Lickvar, C., Barton, J., Leopold, M., & Naemi, P. (2017, February). Rethinking space through the rules of engagement: Collaboration at CPPR. KU Professionals for Inclusion and Social Justice Graduate Research Conference, New Spaces: Opening Up Physical and Social Spaces in the 21st Century, Lawrence, KS.
  1. Sprague-Jones, J., Barton, J., & Biggs, J. (2016, July). Demystifying cost analysis: Empowering non-profits to use cost analysis to demonstrate impact. 2016 Kansas Conference on Poverty, Topeka, KS.
  1. Barton, J. (2016, June). The problems, politics, and people of federal investments in evidence-based home visiting. Influencing Social Policy’s Policy Conference 2.0, St. Louis, MO.
  1. Barton, J. (2015, January). Predictors and Effect of Service Dosage on Parental Involvement for Mothers enrolled in Home Visiting Programs. Society for Social Work Research Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.
  1. Richardson, D., Barton, J., Biggs, J., & Garstka, T. (2014, October). Kansas Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program: Highlights, Innovations, and Findings. Conference workshop at the 38th Annual Governor’s Conference for the Prevention of Child Abuse & Neglect, Wichita, KS.
  1. Richardson, D., Garstka, T., Biggs, J., & Barton, J. (2013, November). What is MIECHV? The Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program in Kansas. Conference workshop at the 37th Annual Governor's Conference for the Prevention of Child Abuse & Neglect, Topeka, KS.
  1. Barton, J. (2011). Using Research Electronic Data Capture (REDCap) for designing a data collection system in the field. Midwest Research and Evaluation.
  1. Garstka, T. A., Barton, J., & Chang-Rios, K. (2011). Using Research Electronic Data Capture (REDCap) for designing a data collection system in the field. American Evaluators Association Conference, Anaheim, CA.

Grants & Other Funded Activity

University of Kansas

Externally-Funded Grant/Contract

Funded

  1. Barton, J. L. (Principal). Results Oriented Management (ROM) reporting system for the Colorado Department of Human Services, Office of Children, Youth, and Families. 1000988, Colorado Department of Human Services, Office of Children, Youth, and Families $216,850, Submitted July 1, 2020 (July 1, 2020 - Present).
  2. Barton, J. L. (Principal). Results Oriented Management (ROM) the State of New Mexico's Child, Youth, and Families Department. New Mexico's Child, Youth, & Families Department $621,750 (July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2027).
  3. Barton, J. L. (Principal). Results Oriented Management (ROM) for the State of Iowa's Department of Human Service's. Iowa Department of Human Services $385,174, Submitted December 23, 2020 (April 1, 2021 - December 31, 2026).
  4. Barton, J. L. (Principal), Byers, K. (Co-Principal), & Akin, B. (Co-Principal). Impact Evaluation of the Saint Francis Community Services' Fatherhood FIRE Initiative (Family-Focused, Interconnected, Resilient, & Essential)​​​​. Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood (HMRF) contract with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Family Assistance., U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Family Assistance $867,856, Submitted July 1, 2020 (October 1, 2020 - September 30, 2025).
  5. Barton, J. L. (Principal), & Byers, K. (Co-Principal). Evaluation of the Missouri Children's Trust Fund's child sexual abuse prevention initiative., Children's Trust Fund of Missouri $230,954 (April 1, 2021 - January 31, 2025).
  6. Lemon, M. (Principal), Counts, J. (Co-Principal), & Barton, J. (Co-Author). Kansas Enrichment Network: Technical Assistance for Kansas 21st Century Community Learning Center Grantees. Kansas State Department of Education, Topeka, KS $1,400,000 (July 2019 - June 2024).
    Competitive bid.
  7. Barton, J. L. (Principal). Results Oriented Management (ROM) reports system for the Oregon Department of Human Services. STE0067405, Oregon Department of Human Services $287,650 (January 1, 2021 - December 31, 2023).
  8. Barton, J. L. (Principal). Results Oriented Management (ROM) reporting system for the Vermont Department for Children and Families. Vermont Department for Children and Families $805,975 (October 1, 2015 - September 30, 2023).
  9. Barton, J. (Principal). Evaluation of the Missouri Children’s Trust Capacity Building Project. Children’s Trust Fund of Missouri, Jefferson, City, MO $35,000, Submitted March 2020 (March 2020 - December 2022).
    Competitive bid.
  10. Barton, J. L. (Principal). Results Oriented Management (ROM) for TFI Family Services. 1002264, TFI Family Services $151,350, Submitted June 2020 (October 1, 2020 - September 30, 2022).
  11. Barton, J. L. (Principal). Results Oriented Management (ROM) reporting system for the State of Connecticut Department of Children and Families. Connecticut Department of Children and Families $85,000 (July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022).
  12. Barton, J. L. (Principal). Results Oriented Management (ROM) for the State of Maine's Department of Health and Human Services. $161,608 (July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2022).
  13. Byers, K. (Principal), Barton, J. (Co-Principal), & Akin, B. (Co-Principal). Examination of Predictors of Youth Absent from Care. TFI Family Services $69,930, Submitted March 2020 (September 1, 2020 - August 31, 2021).
  14. Mendenhall, A. (Principal), Akin, B. (Co-Principal), & Barton, J. (Co-Principal). Assessment of Client Functioning Across Populations and Programs. Saint Francis Community Services $63,820 (July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021).
  15. Barton, J. L. (Principal). Results Oriented Management (ROM) reporting system for the State of Wyoming Department of Family Services. 1001750, Wyoming Department of Family Services $98,735 (July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021).
  16. Barton, J. L. (Principal). Results Oriented Management (ROM) reporting system for State of New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Division for Children, Youth, and Families. State of New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Division for Children, Youth, and Families $150,250 (July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2021).
  17. Barton, J. L. (Principal). Results Oriented Management (ROM) reporting system for the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. 1001238, Ohio Department of Job and Family Services $155,725 (July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2021).
  18. Barton, J. L. (Principal). Results Oriented Management (ROM) reporting system for the Iowa Department of Human Services. STE0074861, Iowa Department of Human Services $15,954 (January 1, 2021 - March 31, 2021).
  19. Barton, J. (Principal), & Garstka, T. A. (Co-Principal). Performance Data Management Services for the Kansas Maternal, Infant, & Early Childhood Home Visiting Program. Kansas Department of Health & Environment, Topeka, KS $581,150 (October 2017 - February 2020).
    Sponsored project.
  20. Barton, J. (Principal), & Garstka, T. A. (Co-Principal). Kansas Early Head Start Data Reporting System. Kansas Department of Children and Families, Topeka, KS $102,767 (June 17, 2017 - February 2020).
    Sponsored project.
  21. Barton, J. (Principal), & Garstka, T. A. (Co-Principal). State of Iowa Family Support Program Performance Management Solution and Analytics; DAISEY: Data Application and Integration Solution for the Early Years. Iowa Department of Public Health, Des Moines, IA $1,681,683 (October 2015 - February 2020).
    Implementation of the Iowa Family Support Statewide Database (FSSD) and Maternal, Infant, & Early Childhood Home Visiting Database. Sponsored project.
  22. Garstka, T. A. (Principal), & Barton, J. (Co-Principal). Early Childhood Block Grant Performance Management System. Douglas County Success by Six Coalition $33,380 (2013 - 2014).
    Sponsored Project.

Proposal Submitted

  1. Barton, J. (Principal). Interactive Reporting System for Child Welfare Administration and Management. Proposal to the Ohio Department of Job and Family Service, Office of Families and Children. Ohio Department of Job and Family Service, Office of Families and Children $491,702, Submitted July 13, 2021.
  2. Byers, K. (Principal), Barton, J. (Co-Principal), Cizek, M. (Co-Principal), & Akin, B. (Co-Principal). Universal Supports for Strong and Thriving Families (Family Strong). Family Support through Primary Prevention demonstration grant with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Children’s Bureau., U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Children’s Bureau. $3,750,000, Submitted July 2, 2021.

Other Status

  1. Barton, J. L. (Principal). Results Oriented Management (ROM) reporting system for Montana State Department of Public Health and Human Services. $88,025 (July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021).
  2. Barton, J. L. (Principal). Results Oriented Management (ROM) reporting system for the State of Connecticut Department of Children and Families. Connecticut Department of Children and Families $84,775 (July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021).