JCAMP Volume II: Implementation Guide

Follow a stepwise process to implement performance measures and use data to improve child welfare court practice.

Publication year: 2022
Capacity Building Center for Courts


This publication offers a step-by-step process to help you implement the Judicial, Court, Attorney Measures of Performance (JCAMP) in your court system. It provides practical advice and assistance, including insights and lessons learned from JCAMP sites that field-tested the measures. The guide outlines a process that performance measurement teams and those tasked with collecting data on the JCAMP measures can use to plan for and implement performance measurement, as well as use results from these efforts to drive court improvement. The guide should be used in conjunction with JCAMP Volume III: Implementation Toolbox, which contains template tools for each step of the performance measurement process outlined in the Implementation Guide.

Suggested Citation

This report is in the public domain. Permission to reproduce is not necessary. Suggested citation: Summers, A., Gatowski, S., & Fromknecht, A. (2022). Judicial, Court, and Attorney Measures of Performance (JCAMP), Volume II: Implementation guide.

Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.