The Detroit URC: fostering health equity through 
community-based participatory research (CBPR)
for more than 20 years

In-Depth Interviews & Evaluation in CBPR

Better Evaluation

Better Evaluation is an international collaboration to improve evaluation practice and theory by sharing and generating information about options (methods or processes) and approaches. The Better Evaluation website has resources organized by evaluation method, approach and themes.

Evaluating Community-Based Participatory Research to Improve Community-Partnered Science and Community Health - Hicks, S., Duran, B., Wallerstein, N., Avila, M., Belone, Lo., Lucero, J., Magarati, M., Mainer, E., Martin, D., Muhammad, M., Oetzel, J., Pearson, C., Sahota, P., Simonds, V., Sussman, A., Tafoya, G. & Hat, E. W. Progress in community health partnerships: research, education, and action, 6(3), 289. (2012)

Evaluating Community Engagement as Part of the Public Health System - South, J., & Phillips, G. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 68(7), 692-696. (2014)

Evaluation Guide: Developing and Using a Logic Model - Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.(2008)

The evaluation guide Logic Models offers a general overview of the development and use of logic models as planning and evaluation tools.

Evaluation Handbook - W.K. Kellogg Foundation. (2010)

A thorough guide to planning and implementing a project level evaluation. Also information on how to interpret and utilize data collected from an evaluation. This handbook provides a framework for thinking about evaluation as a relevant and useful program tool.

Evaluation of a Community-Academic Partnership: Lessons from Latinos in a Network for Cancer Control - Corbin, H., Fernandez, M., & Mullen, P. Health Promotion Practice, 16(3), 345-353. (2015)

Evaluation of Community-Academic Partnership Functioning: Center for the Elimination of Hepatitis B Health Disparities - VanDevanter, N., Kwon, S., Sim, S., Chun, K., B Gree CEED Coalition, & Trinh-Shevrin, C. Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action, 5(3), 223-233. (2011)

Evaluation of a Partnership Approach to Translating Research on Breast Cancer and the Environment - Van Olphen, J., Ottoson, J., Green, L., Barlow, J., Koblick, K. & Hiatt, R. Progress in Community Health Partnerships 3(3), 213-226. (2009)

Focus Group Guide for Evaluating & Reflecting on CBPR Partnerships using a CBPR Logic Model University of New Mexico School of Medicine Center for Participatory Research. (2012)

This focus group guide is a tool CBPR partnerships can use to reflect on their processes, contexts, conditions, barriers and outcomes. Additionally, the guide provides strategies for improving desired outcomes based on evaluation results.

Measuring Community-Based Participatory Research Partnerships: The Initial Development of an Assessment Instrument - Arora, P. G., Krumholz, L. S., Guerra, T., & Leff, S. S. Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action, 9(4), 549-560. (2015)

Partnership Assessment Toolkit - Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research. (2009)  

The CCGHR partnership assessment toolkit was created as a response to the persistent challenge of inequities in health research partnerships, and seeks to empower all stakeholders in health research partnerships with the necessary tools for negotiation and governance across the lifespan of their partnerships.

Process and Outcome Constructs for Evaluating Community-Based Participatory Research Projects: A Matrix of Existing Measures - Sandoval, J., Lucero, J., Oetzel, J., Avila, M., Belone, L., Mau, M. … & Wallerstein, N. Health Education Research, 27(4):680-690. (2012)




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