Evaluation / Program Evaluation
American Evaluation Association – an international professional association of evaluators devoted to the application and exploration of program evaluation, personnel evaluation, technology, and many other forms of evaluation. Evaluation involves assessing the strengths and weaknesses of programs, policies, personnel, products, and organizations to improve their effectiveness, Fairhaven, MA.
Blueprints for Violence Prevention – How do we know what works? Blueprints, a project of the Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence at the University of Colorado, provide answers to that question. The Blueprints mission is to identify truly outstanding violence and drug prevention programs that meet a high scientific standard of effectiveness, Boulder, CO.
Center for Program Evaluation, Bureau of Justice Assistance – useful resources for planning and implementing program evaluations and for developing program performance measures, Washington, DC.
Center for Evaluation Innovation – pushing evaluation practice in new directions and into new arenas. We specialize in areas that are hard to measure, like advocacy and systems change. We promote cutting-edge and new methods for evaluating policy change, Washington, DC.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA.
- Communication Resource Center – useful provides access to some key communication planning resources and tools to help partners, grantees, media, and communities plan, implement and evaluate communication activities to impact knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and social norms relating to injuries and violence.
- evaluACTION – designed for people interested in learning about program evaluation and how to apply it to their work. Evaluation is a process, one dependent on what you're currently doing and on the direction which you'd like to go.
- Policy Evaluation – NCIPC developed this series of briefs to increase the use of policy evaluation methods in the field of injury prevention and control.