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Leading Concepts in Community Health Evaluation Slides and Handout from SI10

Session Description: In this session, participants will learn different evaluation methodologies for communityassessments and be able to apply multiple approaches to the evaluation of community-based health promotion programs

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Focus Search - Session3: Community Health Evaluation - Goodman 1 Leading Concepts in Community Health Evaluation Robert M


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Community-Based Health Supports for Fishing Families: Innovative Design in Uncharted Waters. Ignite presentation from Eval16

This Ignite talk shares an example of the integration of program design and evaluation by a non-profit to reach an underserved population of fishing families in New England. The design of evaluation tools and integration of data into practice is also innovative and challenging, with implications for other health programs

biesecker AEA Ignite 2016 with narrative in notes.pptx



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Eval11 Session 373: Map it out: A visual and physical participatory method for data collection

Two evaluators from the Improve Group will demonstrate the community mapping process they developed to help local practitioners assess health assets and needs in Faribault, Martin, and Watonwan Counties. This work was done for a broader health needs assessment funded by Minnesota's Statewide Health Improvement Program

Map it out - AEA 2011.pdf


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DEFINING AND EVALUATING CONSUMER SELF-SUFFICIENCY AMONG DIVERSE HEALTH INSURANCE CONSUMERS

Poster presented at AEA 2015 Discusses the concept of consumer self-sufficiency as it applies to culturally, linguistically and economically diverse health insurance consumers, and describes the process and challenges of defining, promoting and measuring self-sufficiency. Addresses evaluation capacity building among community-based organizations and health centers from a Technical Assistance and evaluation perspective

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Focus Search - Defining and Evaluating Consumer Self-Sufficiency Among Diverse Health Insurance Consumers Debi Lang, MS, MassAHEC & Linda Cabral, MM, Research & Evaluation Center for Health Policy and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School BACKGROUND Lack of health insurance has been linked to decreased preventive services, increased hospitalizations and emergency room visits, and diagnosis at later stages of disease, leaving those without insurance vulnerable to poor health outcomes.1 While studies have shown that consumers who are engaged in their health care have better health2, these studies do not focus on the complexities of understanding and enrolling in health insurance, particularly for those who have little experience with the process


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Eval12 Session 505: Collaborative Evaluations - Mapping Interorganizational Collaboration in a Community Health Partnership

Presentation Abstract: This presentation will discuss the use of social network analysis in documenting the evolution of a community health partnership over the past eight years. The Brazos Valley Health Partnership was formed in 2004 to increase access to health care in a seven county rural area of Central Texas

ION Presentation _AEA2012 [Compatibility Mode].pdf


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Eval11 Session 836: Designing an Indicator-based Profile for Evaluating and Identifying Poverty Solutions

In this paper we review different approaches to the measurement of poverty, and present our work on development of a multidimensional indicator-based system designed to establish community profiles across multiple domains affected by poverty: health, food security, housing, transportation, economic development, employment, safety, family and child well-being, education, community infrastructure, access to community resources, social inclusion, and environmental resources. Given the complexity of poverty and the importance of poverty measures in the evaluation of interventions or programs designed to alleviate poverty, we argue that this holistic approach may enhance capacity for evaluators and researchers to recognize successful solutions to poverty based on a range of indicators

poverty AEA_Presentation.pdf


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Eval11 Session 220: An Evaluation of an Innovative, Collaborative Approach to Interfacing Research Systems with the Mental Health Community

The mission of the Practice Research Network is to build an infrastructure linking investigators at The University of Maryland, Baltimore, Department of Psychiatry with the public mental health system through an innovative approach to nurturing the development of activities that reflect the value of a collaborative and participatory approach to research. There will be an in-depth discussion evaluating the process of partnership development with local mental health authorities (Core Service Agencies), clinics, providers, advocacy organizations, and consumers throughout Maryland

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Focus Search - An Evaluation of an Innovative, Collaborative Approach to Interfacing Research Systems with the Mental Health Community Deborah Piez, MS, LPC Dan Nieberding, MS, LCPC Sandra Sundeen, MS, RN CREATING THE PRACTICE RESEARCH NETWORK THE IDEA THE PLAYERS THE FUNDING – NIMH Research Infrastructure Support Project (IP - RISP) # 1R24MH082755 CREATING THE PRACTICE RESEARCH NETWORK STAFFING NUMBER QUALIFICATIONS QUALITIES INITIATION Goal: To develop collaborative relationships with research teams and the mental health communities PROVIDING: ACCESS TO RESEARCH EDUCATION AND INFORMATION RECIPROCITY CREATING A NEW PARADIGM FOR RECRUITMENT OF STUDY PARTICIPANTS Merging PRN innovative services into an existing operational design of study team approach Focusing on local mental health authorities as a gateway to groups of potential participants Integrating advocacy organizations Accomplishments So Far Introductions and partnerships with 24 local mental health authorities and the State mental health authority Collaborations developed with family, consumer, and other advocacy groups plus over 65 providers 11 studies represented by the PRN 587 PRN generated study referrals Behavioral Health Research web site created for Network of Care EVALUATING THE PRACTICE RESEARCH NETWORK Rationale for the evaluation Method selected Populations surveyed: Consumers/Family Members/Advocates Local Mental Health Authorities/Service Providers Investigators/Study Teams SURVEY DESIGN Three versions of the survey created Providers/Mental Health Authorities: 9 items Investigators/Study Teams: 9 items Consumers/Family Members/Advocates: 10 items Convenience Sample Providers/Mental Health Authorities: Survey Monkey Investigators/Study Teams: Survey Monkey Consumers/Family Members/Advocates: Survey Monkey or hard copy SURVEY RESPONDENTS Consumers/Family Members, Advocates: 120 Mental Health Authorities/Providers: 32 Research Investigators/Study Teams: 4 Total Responses: 156 Correlations How much has your organization benefited from the Practice_Research Network?


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Eval12 Session 183: Using Prochaska's Transtheoretical Model to Evaluate an Entertainment-Educational Intervention on Healthy Eating and Active Living Behaviors

Presentation Abstract: Prochaska’s Transtheoretical Model, also known as the Stages of Change Model, commonly used to develop interventions in the health promotion field, was used as a framework to evaluate an entertainment-education intervention targeting the healthy eating and active living behaviors of Colorado’s Spanish-speaking Latino community. Using a mixed-methods design, a survey was developed to collect behavioral and attitudinal data while rich qualitative data were collected through a series of five panel sessions to assess the impact of Encrucijada, Sin Salud No Hay Nada (Crossroads, There Is Nothing Without Health), a 24-episode soap opera series

AEA 2012 - Enriquez M presentation - October 25 2012 - FINAL.pdf