This resource gives a quick overview of some of the main evaluation designs used for outcomes evaluations or impact evaluations.
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This short resource defines program evaluation in the context of child and family support services for those who are new to evaluation.
This short resource provides guidance and links to additional information to step you through a basic literature review.
This resource presents nine principles to apply to your evaluation to maximise its use.
This resource is for evaluation beginners needing help with developing an evaluation plan for a program, project or service for children and families.
The purpose of this guide is to help in the implementation of evidence-informed programs and practices in the child and family service sector.
Key considerations for those thinking about evaluating the outcomes or impact of a program for Indigenous families and communities
Provides practical information on the structures, practices and actions that support a change toward a strong culture of evaluation and research
An overview of the ethical review process and how it applies to service providers evaluating their own programs