Defining the ways that you will gauge the impact and progress of the prevention plan, as well as the data you will use to make informed decisions and guide improvements, is the purpose of the evaluation plan.

Evaluation Plan Resources

Click the links below for some resources to help define your Evaluation Plan

Change and Implementation in Practice

This brief can help child welfare agency leaders, managers, and team partner with evaluators and data analysts to monitor and evaluate the implementation and impact of the prevention plan and associated interventions. Included is a clear description of the components of a logic model, how it supports evaluation, and how it is distinguished from a theory of change.

Logic Model Development Guide: Using Logic Models to Bring Together Planning, Evaluation, and Action

Created by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, this guide offers step-by-step process and templates for those aiming to build their logic model.

Evaluation Toolkit and Logic Model Builder

This toolkit assists child abuse and prevention programs to evaluate their effectiveness in improving outcomes for children and families. The Logic Model Builder is one component of the toolkit and was designed to provide guidance in developing a picture of how a program works, anticipated outcomes, indicators or success, and evaluation instruments. Developed by the FRIENDS National Resource Center in partnership with the Child Welfare Information Gateway.

Logic Model Form

Fill-in-form to help develop a logic model that identifies an overarching goal and what it will take to get there.