(xxvii) Evaluation in violence prevention: Guides to practice

Key guides and manuals

Gender and Development Network (2012c) Guidance on monitoring and evaluation for programming on violence against women and girls. DFID How to note series, guidance note 3. DFID. http://www.gadnetwork.org.uk/the-violence-against-women

Lyon, E., & Sullivan, C.M. (2007). Outcome evaluation strategies for FVPSA grantees: A practical guide. Harrisburg, PA: National Resource Center on Domestic Violence. URL: http://www.ncdsv.org/publications_ProjectMatls_ShelterPracticesAccessibility.html.

McEwen, C. (2018). A guide to evaluating interventions related to violence against women (ANROWS Insights, 03/2018). Sydney: ANROWS.

Our Watch. (2017). Counting on Change: A guide to prevention monitoring. Melbourne: Our Watch.

Our Watch. (2017). Putting the prevention of violence against women into practice: How to Change The Story. Melbourne: Our Watch (Section 9: Evaluating your work and building the evidence for prevention). URL: https://www.ourwatch.org.au/what-we-do/national-primary-prevention-framework.

Raab, M., and W. Stuppert. (2014). Review of evaluation approaches and methods for interventions related to violence against women and girls (VAWG). UK Department for International Development (DFID).

Ryan, W. and J. D. Smith (2009). Antibullying Programs in Schools: How Effective are Evaluation Practices? Prevention Science, 10(3): 248-248-259.

Resource Center on Domestic Violence: Child Protection and Custody. (2016). Moving Toward Evidence-Based Practices: A Guide for Domestic Violence Organizations. Reno, NV: Resource Center on Domestic Violence: Child Protection and Custody.

Stevens, Amy Bush, and Sandra Ortega. (2011). The Ohio Primary Prevention of Intimate Partner Violence & Sexual Violence Empowerment Evaluation Toolkit. Ohio Domestic Violence Network, Columbus, Ohio.

Townsend, Stephanie M. (2009). Technical Assistance Guide and Resource Kit for Primary Prevention and Evaluation. Enola, PA: Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR).

Townsend, Stephanie M. (2014). Primary prevention and evaluation resource kit (4 Volumes). Enola, PA: Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape. URL: https://www.pcar.org/resource-type/curriculum.

Valle, L.A., Hunt D., Costa M., Shively M., Townsend M., Kuck S., Rhoads W.D., Baer K. (2007). Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence Prevention Programs Evaluation Guide. Atlanta, GA: Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control.

Van Marris, B., and B. King. (2007). Evaluating health promotion programs. Toronto, ON: The Health Communication Unit, Centre for Population Health, University of Toronto.
Available Online: http://www.blazesports.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/THCU-Evaluation-Workbook.pdf. Accessed, March 2, 2016.

VicHealth. (2015). Evaluating Victorian projects for the primary prevention of violence against women: a concise guide. Victorian Health Promotion Foundation, Melbourne, Australia.


Other recent discussions

Cox, Pamela, Dana Keener, Tiffanee L. Woodard, and Abraham H. Wandersman. (2009). Evaluation for Improvement: A Seven-step Empowerment Evaluation Approach for Violence Prevention Organizations. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Flay, B. R., and L. M. Collins. (2005). Standards of evidence: criteria for efficacy, effectiveness and dissemination. Prevention Science, 6:151–175.

Jewkes, R., Gibbs, A., Chirwa, E., & Dunkle, K. (2020). What can we learn from studying control arms of randomised VAW prevention intervention evaluations: reflections on expected measurement error, meaningful change and the utility of RCTs. Global Health Action, 13(1), 1748401. doi:10.1080/16549716.2020.1748401

Edwards, K. M., Banyard, V. L., Sessarego, S. N., Stanley, L. R., Mitchell, K. J., Eckstein, R. P., . . . Leyva, P. C. (2018). Measurement tools to assess relationship abuse and sexual assault prevention program effectiveness among youth. Psychology of Violence, 8(5), 537-545. doi:10.1037/vio0000151

National Community of Practice. (2015). Preventing violence against women and girls through male engagement: Exploring a national evaluation framework. Toronto, Ontario: White Ribbon Campaign (Canada).

Sullivan, C.M. (1998). Outcome evaluation strategies for domestic violence programs: A practical guide. Harrisburg, PA: Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

Sullivan, C.M., and S. Coats. (2000). Outcome evaluation strategies for sexual assault service programs: A practical guide. Okemos, MI: Michigan Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence. URL: http://dvevidenceproject.org/evaluation-tools/

Texas Association Against Sexual Assault and the Texas Council on Family Violence. (2015). Activity-Based Assessment: Integrating evaluation into prevention curricula.

Townsend, Stephanie M. (2017). Innovations in evaluation: A report on evaluation in the field of sexual violence prevention. Enola, PA: National Sexual Violence Resource Center.

VicHealth. (2015). Evaluating Victorian projects for the primary prevention of violence against women: a concise guide. Melbourne: Victorian Health Promotion Foundation (VicHealth).

Wall, Liz. (2013). Issues in evaluation of complex social change programs for sexual assault prevention. ACSSA Issues No. 14.