Leveraging Program Evaluation and Data to Improve Your Services Part 2

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Date Developed: 9/27/2018. Source: Midwest Regional Children's Advocacy Service. Presenter(s): Kara Bixby, MPP; Nora Robinson, MSW. Type: Webinar. Level: Introductory. Length: 90 minutes.


This two-session webinar is focused on evaluation and helping your organization/CAC see the value of evaluation and data in achieving its mission. The webinar provides an overview of evaluation, the various types of evaluation and how to select the best type based on your organization's needs. It connects evaluation to continuous improvement, providing an overview of the philosophy of continuous improvement and strategies that can build a culture of continuous improvement in your organization.

Learning Objectives

1. Develop a common understanding of evaluation and its value.

2. Learn about the various types of evaluation and their purposes.

3. Identify what types of evaluation are most appropriate for your organization/CAC right now.

4. Learn about continuous improvement and how evaluation can be used for continuous improvement.

5. Discuss strategies that can build a culture of continuous improvement and data use in your organizations/CAC.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UE8MC25742; MCH Navigator for $180,000/year. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.