Date Developed: Unknown. Source: South Central Public Health Partnership. Presenter(s): Francouise Grossmann, RN, MPH. Type: Video Slide Module. Level: Introductory. Length: 120 minutes.
This module explores the role of formative evaluation in the implementation and evaluation of a MCH program. It emphasizes the importance of needs assessments to inform program planning, to create realistic goals, objectives, and activities, and to inform program evaluation. The module stresses the importance of formulating appropriate goals and objectives and introduces the concept of the logic model and explains how to develop a logic model to articulate the various components of a program.
• Identify the role of formative evaluation when implementing and evaluating a Maternal and Child Health (MCH) program.
• Formulate goals and objectives.
• Describe the logic model and its use in monitoring and evaluation.
• Apply new knowledge by developing a logic model for the Child Wellness Program.