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The Families Commission developed these principles as a guide for assessing whether programmes have the potential to be effective forms of early intervention based on a review of available literature, research and evaluations of programmes and services on early intervention internationally and in New Zealand. ...
Evaluation case study: A process evaluation of the children's mentoring programme at Pillars Christchurch
4 May 2017
This case study explains the process evaluation undertaken with Pillars in Christchurch on their mentoring programme for children with a caregiver in prison. The purpose was to assess how well the programme worked for its clients (ie efficiency).
4 May 2017
This case study details the outcomes evaluation undertaken with Barnardos in Whangarei on its in-home parenting programme. The evaluation focused on how well the programme met its objectives in changing clients’ lives for the better (ie effectiveness).
From July 2016 to March 2017, we found that Child, Youth and Family (CYF) residences generally met the standards that are required by the Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment or Punishment. As far as we can establish, residences appear to be...
20 Jul 2017
This user-friendly step-by-step guide will help organisations become more evaluation focussed in a structured and systematic way. This tool has been trialled with a number of service providers and takes into consideration both Māori and Pacific perspectives.
The research looked at 140,000 people who moved off a benefit from 1 July 2010 to 30 June 2011. This period was chosen because it allowed a two-year follow-up period that was not affected by the July 2013 welfare reforms, which included changes to the benefit system. The research was undertaken using...
with: Te Puni Kōkiri: TPK
This booklet relates to the Government’s Better Public Services programme that focuses on State Sector services working together to deliver improved services and better results for New Zealanders.
This report identifies the critical factors that helped and hindered the evaluations of the Barnardos and Pillars programmes, as well as the systems and skills organisations should ideally have in place before undertaking a process or outcomes evaluation.
17 Aug 2016
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
The purpose of the New Zealand Suicide Prevention Strategy 2006–2016 is to reduce the rate of suicide and suicidal behaviour, harmful impacts associated with suicide and inequalities in the prevalence of suicide and suicidal behaviour. The New Zealand Suicide Prevention Action...
What Works: Going digital to deliver wellbeing services to young people? Insights from e-tools supporting youth mental health and parenting
30 Jun 2016
From online programmes to serious games, video teleconferencing and text counselling, digital platforms lend themselves to providing preventive and self-managed care options. Commonly cited benefits include consumer empowerment, scalability, possible efficiency gains, reduced burden and social cost, standardisation of programmes...
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