Tools and resources
Looking for more information to help you evaluate your knowledge mobilization (KMb) efforts?
The Ontario Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health has a number of evaluation resources within the Resource Hub, including:
- The Program evaluation toolkit contains tools and templates for planning, doing and using evaluation, including a template and support for developing a logic model.
- The Measures Database is a growing online directory that profiles measures related to child and youth mental health and program evaluation.
Or check out these additional resources:
- The Innoweave Developmental Evaluation self-assessment tool can help you determine your community’s readiness and capacity to use a developmental evaluation approach.
- The Community Tool Box provides resources and tools to help people work together to build healthier communities, including information on evaluating community programs and initiatives.
- The National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools provides a registry of resources relevant to using and doing knowledge translation in public health, including some relevant to evaluation.
- Effective Knowledge Transfer & Exchange for Nonprofit Organizations: A Framework (developed by Imagine Canada) provides questions for identifying potential outcomes of various KTE activities. It also provides examples of evaluation tools.
- Knowledge Translation: A synopsis of the literature (developed by Alberta Health Services) provides some information on measures related to knowledge translation.
- Knowledge Translation: Introduction to Models, Strategies, and Measures (developed by the University of Wisconsin-Madison) provides approaches to measuring knowledge use.
- The Good Indicators Guide: Understanding how to use and choose indicators is a practical resource for using indicators to monitor and improve performance, systems or outcomes.
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