Projects tagged with Social Services
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8 Feb 2018
This research is a review of the literature about freephone helplines and how they are used to provide social services support. The research found that helplines remain an important channel for: reaching a wide range of people with different needs delivering...
5 Dec 2017
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
Conduct problems is the common childhood health condition that has the most far-reaching and pervasive consequences for later health, development and social adjustment (including offending, incarceration, substance abuse, mental health problems, early parenthood and welfare dependency). It affects 5–10% of New Zealand children...
Having a safe and secure home in good condition is essential for people's well-being and quality of life. Providing houses for people who are struggling to secure appropriate accommodation is an important public service. In New Zealand, social housing includes state houses owned by Housing New Zealand...
At the request of the Minister of Justice, Superu commissioned an evaluation of the Integrated Safety Response (ISR) pilots being run in Christchurch and Waikato. The pilots began in July 2016 (Christchurch) and October 2016 (Waikato). This research was commissioned from the Ministerial Social Sector Research...
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.
5 Apr 2017
Superu’s annual conference, Evidence to Action, was held on 30 July 2015, 15 April 2016 and 19 June 2017. The aim of the event was to share knowledge and experience of how to achieve positive outcomes from the uptake and application of evidence gained from research and evaluation. 2017 E2A...
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...
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