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Outcome Evaluation for DV Programs #3: How Do We Attend to Safety, Confidentiality and Diversity?

NRCDV Publications
General Material
Published Date
October, 2012

Before even beginning any evaluation efforts, all programs should consider three important issues: (1) how you will protect the confidentiality and safety of the survivors providing you information, (2) how to be respectful when gathering and using information, and (3) how you will address issues of diversity in your evaluation plan.

The content of this series of Outcome Evaluation Issues Briefs is drawn from a 2007 NRCDV publication entitled "Outcome Evaluation Strategies for Domestic Violence Services Programs Receiving FVPSA Funding: A Practical Guide," authored by Eleanor Lyon, PhD and Cris Sullivan, PhD.