4060.0 Methods for evaluating health education programs

Tuesday, November 9, 2010: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Evaluation is an integral part of any planning and implementing public health initiatives; however, it is a part that is often neglected to be integrated as such. This roundtable features presentations on projects that utilize multiple methods for evaluation the process, impact and outcomes of health education programs.
Session Objectives: 1. Compare and contrast different types of evaluation measures that can document the link between program activities and systems change. 2. Discuss the importance of incorporating evaluation into all phases of public health initiatives.
Michelyn W. Bhandari, DrPH, MPH,CPH

Table 1
Evaluating community outreach efforts: Preliminary results from a national replication study
Brenda Joly, PhD, MPH, Kimberly Pukstas, PhD, Prashant Mittal, MS,MSc and Martha Elbaum-Williamson, MPA
Table 2
APPLES logic model for evaluating the dissemination of effective behavioral interventions
Lydia O'Donnell, EdD, Ann Stueve, PhD and Renee Wilson-Simmons, DrPH
Table 4
A novel approach to workshop evaluation: An enhanced role for observers
Lorraine Navarrete, MPH, JoEllen Welter, MPH, Melissa Denn, BS, Teresa Gomez-Muņoz, BCH, MPH and Jill A. McDonald, PhD
Table 6
A social network process evaluation methodology for African HIV/AIDS programs
Mariano Kanamori, MA, Nolawi Eshetu, MSc and Jaime Correa
Table 7
Creating an evidence base for village level evaluations in Tanzania: Pilot data from the Whole Village Project
Kari Hartwig, DrPH, Susan James, MBA, S.G. Mfinanga, MD, PhD, Esther Ngadaya, MD, Jennifer Simmelink, MSW, Majory Kaziya, BS, Hilary Caldis, Bruce H. Alexander, PhD, Monique Borgerhoff Mulder, PhD and Craig Packer, PhD
Table 8
Evaluation of a multi site asthma program initiative: Linking program activities with distal outcomes to demonstrate systems change
Lynn D. Woodhouse, M Ed, EdD, MPH, Russ Toal, MPH, DeAnna Keene, MPH, Laura H. Gunn, PhD, Simone M. Charles, PhD, Cassandra Arroyo, PhD, Stuart Tedders, PhD, William Livingood, PhD and Trang Nguyen, MD, MPH, DrPH

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Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Social Work

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)