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Effective Congregations: Evaluation

 
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Evaluation

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How Can We Design Survey Interviews and Questionnaires to Give Us the Best Information Possible?: This 3-page tip sheet provides advice for conducting survey interviews and creating survey questionnaires.
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Using the MA Family Self-Sufficiency Scales and Ladders Assessment Form: This short article provides guidance to faith-based practitioners involved in family mentoring in the use of an excellent secular assessment tool.
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MA Family Self-Sufficiency Scales and Ladders Assessment Form: These one-page grids are well conceived for use in assessing lower income families on a range of topics including employment, housing, and health.
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Evaluation Consent Form: This two-page tip sheet describes the purpose of a consent form and when it should be used in the process of conducting program evaluations.
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Guidelines for Survey Development: This 4-page tip sheet provides information and advice on developing a survey. Each tip is followed by an example that demonstrates the difference between a poor and a quality question.
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Sources of Evaluation Information: This introductory tip sheet reviews the three basic sources of evaluation information: existing documents, people, and observation.
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A Survey for Evaluating Collaborative Relationships: This 5-page assessment tool will help church leaders assess the health of their current collaborations.
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How Can We Design Focus Groups to Give Us the Best Information Possible?: This 2-page tip sheet addresses issues to consider when forming focus groups, such as race, culture, language, and other demographic information.
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Program Observation: This 4-page tip sheet provides tips for using observation as a method for collecting program data.
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What Are Our Three Key Evaluation Questions?: This user-friendly worksheet helps program directors identify the key questions they would want to see answered in an evaluation.
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Recommended Books
Measuring Outcomes: This detailed manual on outcomes evaluation is directed specifically to intermediary organizations rather than frontline ministries conducting direct services.
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Using the MA Family Self-Sufficiency Scales and Ladders Assessment Form

How Can We Design Survey Interviews and Questionnaires to Give Us the Best Information Possible?

MA Family Self-Sufficiency Scales and Ladders Assessment Form

Evaluation Consent Form

Program Observation