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Monitoring and evaluation in social work.

D. H. Thorpe

Monitoring and evaluation in social work.

by D. H. Thorpe

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Published by Social Information Systems in Manchester .
Written in English


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This is a summary of the findings of the independent Evaluation of the Social Work Practice with Adults (SWPwA) pilots; an Evaluation that was undertaken SWPwAs can be defined as organisations independent of local authorities that are contracted to carry out functions that were previously the duty of local authorities inFile Size: 2MB. Note: An M&E framework can also be called an evaluation matrix. As with most things in international development, there is no standard definition of a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) framework, or how it differs from an M&E many organisations, an M&E framework is a table that describes the indicators that are used to measure whether the program is a success.

1) Human behavior is inextricably connected to the social and physical environment 2) Opportunities for enhancing the functioning of any human system include changing the system itself, modifying its interactions with the environment, and altering other systems within its environment 3) Work with any level of a human system—from individual to society—uses similar social work processes. Save the Children’s Theory of Change and a core tactic in our work and our global campaigns, such as the EVERY ONE campaign. To achieve maximum impact for children, and make children’s rights a reality, we need to strengthen our emphasis on advocacy and campaigns. Monitoring and evaluation is a key part of improving this work.

Evaluation is a methodological area that is closely related to, but distinguishable from more traditional social research. Evaluation utilizes many of the same methodologies used in traditional social research, but because evaluation takes place within a political and organizational context, it requires group skills, management ability. of evaluation in social work by a distinguished professor who has also been an evaluator and an agency administrator. This new text covers traditional evaluation content, including single subject design and evaluation of one's own practice, the use of group research designs for evaluation practice, needs assessment, and evaluation ethics.


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This book is a practical overview of evaluation in social work by a distinguished author who has also been an evaluator and an agency administrator. This book includes an evaluation of one's own practice, the use of group research designs for evaluation practice, needs assessment, and evaluation by: Monitoring & Evaluation Monitoring is the periodic oversight of the implementation of an activity which seeks to establish the extent to which input deliveries, work schedules, other required actions and targeted outputs are proceeding according to plan, so that timely action can be taken to correct deficiencies detected.

Linking monitoring and evaluation to the logical framework What is monitoring. What is evaluation. Monitoring and evaluation throughout the lifespan of an operation What is the operational framework for evaluation.

The purpose of the new framework on monitoring and evaluation Missing: social work. Results-based management (RBM) is a management strategy or approach by which an organization ensures that its processes, products and services contribute to the achievement of clearly stated results.

Results-based management provides a coherent framework for strategic planning and management by improving Size: KB. What is Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E). Monitoring is the collection and analysis of information about a project or programme, undertaken while the project/programme is ongoing.

Evaluation is the periodic, retrospective assessment of an organisation, project or programme that might be conducted internally or by external independent Size: 2MB. Outcome Evaluation: measures program effects in the target population by assessing the progress in the outcomes that the program is to address.

To design an outcome evaluation, begin with a review of the outcome components of your theory of change or logic model. The survey is most common for outcome evaluation. Monitor:Collectionofdata,analysisandreporting Useofmonitoringdataformanagementactionanddecisionmaking 5.

Evaluatingforresults Basic principles of monitoring and evaluation Monitoring and evaluation usually include information on the cost of the programme being monitored or evaluated.

This allows judging the benefits of a programme against its costs and identifying which intervention has the highest rate of return.

Two tools are commonly Size: KB. and implementing a project/programme monitoring and related reporting system. However, as evaluation is integrally linked to monitoring, an overview of evaluation is included for planning evaluation events within the overall M&E system.

Who is the intended audience. This guide is intended for people managing projects/programmes in National RedFile Size: 2MB.

Chapter 5. MONITORING AND EVALUATION 1. Monitoring and evaluation (M&E) are integral and individually distinct parts of programme preparation and implementation. They are critical tools for forward-looking strategic positioning, organisational learning and for sound management.

Evaluating Social Work Services and Programs uses a practical, reader-friendly approach to de-mystify evaluation research, clarifying evaluation's relationship to social work practice and providing the knowledge necessary to conduct it. Highlights: Well organized with excellent flow from chapter to chapter, Evaluating Social Work Services and Programs does not read like a research methods by: Part I.

Monitoring and Evaluating Social Programs: A Guide for Policymakers, Planners, and Managers link 1. Evaluating Social Programs in Developing Countries link The Current Status of Monitoring and Evaluation in Developing Countries link The Current Status of Social Program Evaluation link A Monitoring and Evaluation Framework for Developing.

Monitoring: High-quality monitoring of information encourages timely decision-making, ensures project accountability, and provides a robust foundation for evaluation and learning. It is through the continuous monitoring of project performance that you have an opportunity to learn about what is working well and what challenges are arising.

Monitoring & Evaluation of Social Marketing Programs - Free download as Powerpoint Presentation .ppt /.pptx), PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or view presentation slides online. Monitoring & Evaluating Advocacy Communications & Social Mobilization (ACSM) Programs5/5(1).

Evaluation and Social Work Practice offers a comprehensive treatment of the central issues confronting evaluation in social work that links theory and method to practical applications. Evaluation is an integral part of social work and social care provision, for both practice and service delivery.

Evaluation can improve effectiveness and increase accountability and help develop new models of 3/5(2). Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings, A Common Monitoring and Evaluation Framework for Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings, IASC, Geneva, ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS: The content of this publication was developed by the IASC Reference Group for Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings.

Monitoring and evaluation is not an add-on at the end - start early and build monitoring and evaluation into the project from the beginning 3. Negotiate between stakeholders to decide what to monitor and evaluate 4. Indicators should be objective, verifiable and. This training manual follows a systematic process of introduction to monitoring and evaluation (“M&E”) utilising the logical framework approach to project design.

It is structured as a basic guide to M&E within projects designed according to the European Commission – EuropeAid Project Cycle Management Handbook, and there is significantFile Size: KB. principles for planning, monitoring and evaluation with the CPD context.

Knowledge of the essential elements of the planning and monitoring and processes in CPD, i.e developing a robust results framework for projects and programmes, with clear indicators, baselines and targets; and setting up an effective monitoring Size: KB. Empowerment evaluation 22 Ethical evaluation 23 Informed Consent 24 Confidentiality 26 Reciprocal benefit 26 Types of monitoring vs.

evaluation 27 Participation 27 Monitoring vs. evaluation 27 Process, outcomes and impact evaluation 28 Part 3: Planning an evaluation 31File Size: 1MB.

The QA Monitoring and Evaluation System An effective QA monitoring and evaluation system has several features, which can be described as follows: • Comprehensive.

The monitoring system should be able to detect def icits in quality or appropriateness for all of the social work department's clinical functions. • Ongoing and by: 3.Social work practice is built upon the linkage between the objectives and goals of clients, programs, and agencies, and the evaluation process is critical for making sure those links are strong.

Building on its earlier editions with seven new chapters and complete revisions of the others, as well as a strong online companion website presence, this text is more relevant and user-friendly than ever.5/5(1).Module 6. Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Session 1. Introduction Example: Public Health Interventions for Control of Type 2 Diabetes 9 INPUTS Church groups Health workers Trainers Budget Venue ACTIVITIES Community outreach, exercise classes, and cooking groups Outputs Knowledge and awareness for diabetes dietary risk factors, skills for.