Planning & Evaluation Workbook
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This workbook will help you understand and practice how prevention planning and evaluation go together, and give you the resources to make this a reality.
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My Role in Prevention Worksheet
Use this worksheet to help nonprofit directors and program managers determine their commitment and prioritization of prevention programming. This is helpful when thinking about organizational capacity for prevention.
Inventory Of Organizational Changes To Support Prevention
Identify the organizational characteristics that are most important to assure the successful integration of primary prevention. This inventory includes possible changes in six areas of capacity: Leadership, Structures and Processes, Staffing, Partnership Development, Resource Development, Member Agency Development.
Writing Outcomes Worksheet
A worksheet to walk you through writing the elements of a “SMART” outcome. Very helpful for getting the hang of it!
Evaluation Plan - Template
Use this Word document to write an evaluation plan. It includes the major sections that most evaluation plans include.
Identifying Coalition Resources - Worksheet
Use this worksheet to help identify the skills, resources, and group representations of each member of your collaborative group.
SWOT Analysis - Worksheet
Identify the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats in your work to help you address issues and build stronger programming.
Data Collection - Worksheet
This worksheet walks you through the steps that will need to happen before the information you collect can be used, and will help you plan for the resources that will be required. Most importantly, the worksheet helps you clarify how you will use the information you collect.
Choosing Measures - Worksheet
Use this measurement decision tree to decide if and how to adapt a measure for your evaluation.
Process or Outcome - Activity
An easy activity to quiz your knowledge of process and outcome evaluation. Used in our Evaluation 101 trainings.
Comprehensive Programming - Worksheet
How comprehensive is your prevention programming? Use these worksheets to determine which of your prevention activities are working together to form a strategy, and which strategies could be considered a program.
Comprehensive Program Mapping SEM - Worksheet
Use this 3-step process to determine the comprehensiveness of your prevention strategies. Map your program outcomes onto the levels of the social ecology.
Content Crosswalk - Worksheet
Use this worksheet to make sure that your evaluation tools match the content that is covered in your prevention programming.
Prevention Principles Assessment
A one-page worksheet to quickly assess to what extent your prevention programs align with the principles of effective prevention programs identified by Nation et al. (2003).
Statewide Prevention Capacity Summary - Alaska 2016
See an example of the scoring summary our team in Alaska created to explain the capacity of local domestic violence / sexual assault member agencies to implement, plan and evaluate primary prevention programming.
Youth Violence Measures Compendium
The CDC published this compendium of measures commonly used in the prevention of youth violence. Includes common measures of risk and protective factors also associated with other forms of violence, including dating violence, IPV and SV.
Social Ecological Model
One page color figure of the social ecological model (four levels). Includes a description of each level and example prevention strategies for each level.
The CDC published this compendium of measures for assessing intimate partner violence and sexual violence perpetration and victimization.