This publication describes two of the basic choices that must be made when designing an evaluation. The first is about the choice of an evaluation’s design. The second concerns choosing a...

Key findings from the California Cities Gang Prevention Network Evaluation Summit are presented in this report. It focuses on the importance of evaluation as a means to provide insight that can be...

In this opening session of the 2012 Blueprints for Violence Prevention Conference in San Antonio, TX, Dean L. Fixsen, PhD, a leading expert in evidence-based program (EBP) implementation research...

Organizations and individuals who collaborate for a comprehensive school change initiative have diverse expertise and interests. This document outlines challenges that arise from these differences...

This study explores the use of benefit-cost analysis (BCA) for measuring outcomes of social programs that support children, youth, and families. It reviews 39 social programs and the issues...

Fidelity assessment is a process that is intended to support those who implement and evaluate programs determine the impact of changes made during a program’s implementation. This resource contains...

This manual presents a ten-step process that enhances practitioners’ prevention skills while empowering them to plan, implement, and evaluate their own programs. It is specifically designed to help...

This tool can be utilized by schools or communities working on any of the Three Bold Steps in order to develop partnerships, implement evidence-based programs, and use data to guide implementation...

This publication describes two of the basic choices that must be made when designing an evaluation. The first is about the choice of an evaluation’s design. The second concerns choosing a...

This tool provides a three-stage framework to maximize the likelihood that the implementation of your Evidence Based-Program (EBP) will be implemented successfully.  Highlighted throughout this...

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