Lyman, Susan; Joshi, Praphul; Duncan, Charles; LeBlanc, Lisa; Caillouet, Philip
June 2008
American Journal of Health Studies;2008, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p57
Academic Journal
The purpose of this paper is to discuss practical issues encountered during the evaluation of one school violence prevention grant. Process evaluation is an important component of all grants and self reflection is an essential aspect of that. Through honest self reflection insight can be gained that will improve similar endeavors. Since the programs discussed in this paper are often implemented nationally, learning about the practical assessment issues faced by one program can assist other professionals with similar charges. For each of the five programs discussed, the authors will share the program purpose, implementation plan, evaluation design, challenges, and recommendations.


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