Session: Evaluations and outcomes of faith-based programs
4021.0: Tuesday, November 18, 2003: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Evaluations and outcomes of faith-based programs
Evaluation in any field presents challenges. This session is designed to present methods and tools to effectively evaluate faith based programs. Increased importance has been placed on properly evaluating faith based programs to provide evidence of the effectiveness of faith based models. The session will showcase models that emphasize the importance of modifying existing tools as well as developing new tools that elucidate the importance of faith and spirituality in the implementation of public health programs.
Learning Objectives: Identify effective methods to evaluate faith based programs Understand how to identify effective tools/designs to evaluate outcomes of faith-based programs
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Moderator(s):Karen S. Walters
8:30 AMEthics, values and development: Anabaptist/Mennonite perspectives
Richard A. Yoder, PhD, MPH, Calvin Redekop, PhD, Vernon E. Jantzi, PhD
8:50 AMA randomized controlled trial of a spiritual-wisdom-based program to enhance caregiving self-efficacy and reduce stress and burnout *
Doug Oman, PhD, John Hedberg, MD, Carl E. Thoresen, PhD
9:10 AMPreparing African faith communities to fight HIV/AIDS
V. AnnDenise Brown, DrPH, Joyce Moon Howard, DrPH, Pernessa C. Seele, MA
9:30 AMConflict between Mental Health Systems and Southern Churches
Michael B Blank, PhD, Lucie Ferguson, PhD, RN
Organized by:Caucus on Public Health and the Faith Community
Endorsed by:Alternative and Complementary Health Practices; Epidemiology; HIV/AIDS
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing, Pharmacy

The 131st Annual Meeting (November 15-19, 2003) of APHA