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New VicHealth PVAW Evaluation Guide

Evaluating Victorian projects for the primary prevention of violence against women: A concise guide

VicHealth recently released a concise guide to evaluating primary prevention projects.  The guide has been developed to support the growing field of primary prevention practice in Victoria. It’s designed to support practitioners in undertaking their own (internal) evaluations. It’s just as useful for those working with external evaluators because it can help practitioners get the most out of the evaluation.

What’s in this guide?

This guide has three parts with a total of nine steps for
evaluating primary prevention projects.

PART A: PLANNING is a six-step process for planning your
evaluation.

1. Identifying your evaluation’s stakeholders (and its purpose)
2. Developing a really good logic model
3. Establishing SMART indicators of success
4. Selecting the methods of data collection
5. Putting it all together (the evaluation framework)
6. Developing data collection instruments

PART B: COLLATING has two more steps once your evaluation
has commenced.

7. Preparing your data and undertaking the analysis
8. Synthesising the results and reporting on key findings

PART C: DISSEMINATING includes a final step for when your
evaluation is done and dusted.

9. Getting your key findings out there

Download the concise evaluation guide here.

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