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Evaluation for improvement; a seven-step empowerment evaluation approach for violence prevention organizations
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    November 2009
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Evaluation for improvement; a seven-step empowerment evaluation approach for violence prevention organizations
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    Introduction -- Empowerment evaluation: an overview -- Step 1: Preparing for the hiring process -- Step 2: Writing a job announcement -- Step 3: Finding potential empowerment evaluators -- Step 4: Assessing the candidates -- Step 5: Writing an evaluation contract -- Step 6: Building an effective relationship with your evaluator -- Step 7: Assessing and sustaining the evaluation -- Glossary -- References -- Appendix A: Resources for general evaluation and empowerment evaluation -- Appendix B: Worksheets for hiring an empowerment evaluator -- Appendix C: Sample hiring committee confidentiality statement -- Appendix D: Sample job announcement -- Appendix E: Sample request for proposals -- Appendix F: Sample interview questions -- Appendix G: Sample budget and narrative for an evaluation team

    "This manual is designed to help violence prevention organizations hire an empowerment evaluator who will assist them in building their evaluation capacity through a learn-by-doing process of evaluating their own strategies. It is for state and local leaders and staff members of organizations, coalitions, government agencies, and/or partnerships working to prevent violence. Some parts of the manual may also be useful to empowerment evaluators who work with these organizations." - summary on publisher's Web site (http://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/pub/evaluation_improvement.html)

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    G Cattledge ; 1/23/2014 ; authors: Pamela J. Cox, Dana Keener, Tiffanee L. Woodard, Abraham H. Wandersman; editor: Carole A. Craft. ; "Grantees of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Domestic Violence Prevention Enhancements and Leadership Through Alliances (DELTA) Program and the Enhancing and Making Programs and Outcomes Work to End Rape (EMPOWER) Program were instrumental in the development of this publication. All DELTA and EMPOWER Program grantees used an early draft of this manual to hire empowerment evaluators. The experiences, lessons, and insights from their hiring processes are shared throughout this manual. " - p. 2 ; Includes bibliographical references (p. 70-72). ; Cox PJ, Keener D, Woodard T, Wandersman A. Evaluation for Improvement: A Seven Step Empowerment Evaluation Approach for Violence Prevention Organizations. Atlanta (GA): Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; 2009. ;
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