Strengthening What Works: Preventing Intimate Partner Violence in Immigrant and Refugee Communities

A Progress Report

Dates of Project: February 2009 to February 2013

Field of Work: Evaluation of programs to prevent intimate partner violence in immigrant and refugee communities

Problem Synopsis: Few programs to prevent intimate partner violence in immigrant and refugee communities have been evaluated and organizations offering these programs have little evaluation capacity.

Synopsis of the Work: Strengthening What Works provides funding and technical assistance to help eight organizations evaluate their programs to prevent intimate partner violence in immigrant and refugee communities, while building their capacity to evaluate other programs in the future.

Key Findings/Results

  • Grantee staffs understand how to create a logic model and have developed logic models for their projects.

  • Grantee staffs have developed, piloted, and fielded their evaluation instruments and are gathering data.

  • The grantee organizations have begun to develop a "culture of evaluation."

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