A well designed evaluation is a key component to any successful program. A targeted, robust evaluation plan not only provides information about the effectiveness and reach of your program, it can be instrumental in adapting and improving future programs. Too often, program evaluations are designed and implemented due to program requirements, but without exercising their true potential.
The Rocky Mountain Prevention Research Center offers public health and community health promotion professionals training opportunities to sharpen their skills in program evaluation.
- The range of questions that program evaluations can answer.
- The differences between process and outcome evaluation and how to apply these concepts to program evaluation.
- Evaluation logic models, goals, & objectives.
- How evaluations should be relevant to the intensity and likely outcomes of the program, as well as the budget.
- Various measurement strategies for evaluation.
- Various evaluation designs, and their strengths and weaknesses.
Program Evaluation training opportunities that can be customized to your schedule, needs, budget, and level of expertise. Rocky Mountain Prevention Research Center workshops are conducted by professional research scientists experienced in health promotion program planning and evaluation.
If your community or organization is interested in this, or other workshops presented by the Rocky Mountain Prevention Research Center, please contact Lori Crane at Lori.Crane@ucdenver.edu or 303-724-4385.