We developed this final section as an additional resource for your work. Here you will find a series of tables that include links to websites, documents, webinars, and other tools that you might find helpful in expanding your knowledge around program evaluation.
Resources designed for domestic and/or sexual organizations
This table includes resources that are designed specifically to provide you with more information and tools around evaluation for prevention efforts and also in the area of advocacy. As you will see, it includes products by other organizations, including tools developed by the CDC specifically for our field. Here you can find free tools and materials that you can download and use.
Resources on logic models
Here, you will find information about organizations, universities, foundations, and other groups that have developed different tools for the design of logic models.
Resources on theory of change
This table includes additional resources focused specifically on theory of change. It includes documents from organizations and links to non-profits who offer services to help others develop their own theory of change.
Culturally specific evaluators
In this table you will find information on evaluators that have experience working with culturally specific community organizations.
|Evaluation topic/group||Contact Description||Website||Center for Culturally Responsive Evaluation and Assessment||
College of Education at Illinois
1310 S. 6th St. Champaign, Illinois 61820
|Latino/a Responsive Evaluation Discourse||
Lis Aponte-Soto (Chair)
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Philadelphia PA USA
Tel: 215-732-2200 ext.234
|Indigenous Peoples in Evaluation||
Nicole Bowman (Chair)
Bowman Performance Consulting
Shawano WI USA
|Lesbian, Gay Bisexual and Transgender Issues||
Efrain Gutierrez (Chair)
FSG, Seattle WA USA
|Multiethnic Issues In Evaluation||
Dominica McBride (Chair)
Chicago IL USA
Here, you will find a variety of resources, such as webinars and manuals on topics like how to conduct a needs assessment and how to collect data. In addition, you will find general information on some private organization that provide specific services and products on evaluation.
Resources for further study
We compiled this list of authors and their work for those interested in expanding their knowledge on different approaches to evaluation. This is a small sample of the many books out there on program evaluation.
|Author||Year||Title||Mertens, Donna M.||2009||Transformative Research and Evaluation|
|Mertens, Donna M.||2012||Program Evaluation Theory and Practice|
Fetterman, David M.,
Kaftarian, Shakeh J., &
|2015||Empowerment Evaluation: Knowledge and tools for self-assessment, evaluation capacity building, and accountability|
|Clarke, Alan, & Dawson, Ruth||2005||Empowerment Evaluation Principles and Practice|
|Barret, Nancy F.||2004||Program Evaluation: A step-by-step guide|
|Fixsen, Dean L., Naoom, Sandra F., Blase, Karen A., Friedman, Robert M., & Wallace, Frances||2005||Implementation Research: A synthesis of the Literacture|
Thanks to the work of Lisa Goodman, Cris Sullivan, Sherry Hamby and many others, we are able to offer to you these measurement tools. These tools were developed exclusively for the domestic violence field and include:
- A guide for using the trauma informed practices (TIP) scales
- A guide for using Measures of victim empowerment related to safety (MOVERS)
- A tool to assess victims ‘options to cope with violence, The VIGOR: The victim inventory of goals, options, & risks