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Assessing the Quality of Local-Level Obesity Prevention Policies: Lessons from Measuring the Strength and Comprehensiveness of Policy Language

The Missouri Foundation for Health currently funds an evaluation of a multi-site obesity prevention initiative

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Focus Search - Assessing the Quality of Local-Level Obesity Prevention Policies Lessons from Measuring the Strength and Comprehensiveness of Policy Language Comprehensiveness Strength What Can Evaluators Do to Support Policy Development? Examine the Entire Policy Process � To contribute to the overall understanding of effective policy approaches � To capture the incremental steps of policy work � To capture innovative policy work Assess Content Prior to Adoption � To increase the capacity of those that develop policies about what makes good policy � To increase the likelihood that stronger, more comprehensive policies are developed from the beginning Share Results � To help identify specific content areas to include in revisions or future policies � To identify priority areas for potential technical assistance, training, or funding opportunities for those who develop policies Nikole Lobb Dougherty • nlobbdougherty@wustl.edu • www.cphss.wustl.eduAssessing the Quality of Local-Level Obesity Prevention Policies Lessons from Measuring the Strength and Comprehensiveness of Policy Language Nikole Lobb Dougherty Quality Matters Impact H&AC projects H&AC projects What we assessed H&AC projects What we assessed What evaluators can do H&AC projects H&AC projects Access/Environment Creating a healthy physical environment Engagement/Education Developing outreach and communication strategies Policy/Advocacy Advocating for and adopting healthy eating and physical activity policies H&AC projects Access/Environment Creating a healthy physical environment Engagement/Education Developing outreach and communication strategies Policy/Advocacy Advocating for and adopting healthy eating and physical activity policies H&AC projects What we assessed H&AC policies 35 policies Comprehensiveness H&AC comprehensiveness Strength Strong language Weak language H&AC strength H&AC projects What we assessed What evaluators can do What evaluators can do Examine the entire policy process 1 Examine the entire policy process 1 Leeman J, Sommers J, Vu M, Jernigan J, Payne G, Thompson D, et al. An Evaluation Framework for Obesity Prevention Policy Interventions



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Eval12 Session 344: From Thinking Evaluatively to Acting Evaluatively

Presentation provides overview of the session, the process for 'Thinking Evaluatively' and the steps involved. The problem of childhood obestiy is used to demonstrate use of the tools, including stakeholder analysis and action oriented strategy mapping. #Non-ProfitsandFoundationsEvaluation ...

2012 10 25 AEA Thinking to Acting Evaluatively Presentation to Post on AEA.pdf