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    Reminder – An Economic Evaluation: The Health Beginnings Enhanced Home Visitation Program

    An Economic Evaluation: The Healthy Beginnings Enhanced Home Visitation Program Lunch and Learn Webinar Wednesday, February 14, 2018 12:00 PM -1:00 PM Atlantic Nova Scotia’s Healthy Beginnings Enhanced Home Visiting Program (EHV) was launched in 2002 as an enhancement to public health’s perinatal programs and services. The long-term results are anticipated to deliver improved physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of Nova Scotia children. Two qualitative program evaluations (2009 & 2012) found that families in the program achieved positive outcomes. In 2011, there was an interest within the Nova Scotia Department of Health & Wellness to measure the value and impact of the EHV Program. It was determined that an economic…

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    Program Evaluation Course at Dalhousie University

    Program Evaluation Course Length: 4 Days    Fee: $1250 In partnership with Dalhousie University, this course will provide participants with an understanding of the role of evaluation in program and public sector management and the ability to construct and undertake an evaluation. Participants will leave with an evaluation framework ready to be implemented. In previous courses, the frameworks produced by participants have been used internally by government departments or as the basis of RFPs for external evaluation. This knowledge will enable participants to engage in internal evaluation or provide oversight for external evaluation contracts. The course involves reading and group work outside of the classroom sessions. CONTENT Learn the foundational aspects…

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    Rescheduled – An Economic Evaluation: The Healthy Beginning Enhanced Home Visitation Program

    Lunch and Learn Webinar: An Economic Evaluation: The Healthy Beginning Enhanced Home Visitation Program Wednesday, February 14, 2018 12:00 PM -1:00 PM Atlantic Nova Scotia’s Healthy Beginnings Enhanced Home Visiting Program (EHV) was launched in 2002 as an enhancement to public health’s perinatal programs and services. The long-term results are anticipated to deliver improved physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of Nova Scotia children. Two qualitative program evaluations (2009 & 2012) found that families in the program achieved positive outcomes. In 2011, there was an interest within the Nova Scotia Department of Health & Wellness to measure the value and impact of the EHV Program. It was determined that an economic…

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    Call for Papers: CES National Conference 2018

    WE ARE ACCEPTING PROPOSALS FOR CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS AND PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS. The 2018 Canadian Evaluation Society conference will focus on Co-creation through themes of Integration, Transformation and Practice. We will explore the latest methods and approaches that evaluators are applying in a wide range of contexts and consider the ways in which evaluators are incorporating co-creation in their practices. The conference will be held in Calgary, Alberta from May 27 to May 29, 2018. Pre-conference workshops will occur on Saturday, May 26, 2018. Deadline for submissions is Friday, 15 December 2017 before 11:59 pm MST. No Extensions. http://c2018.evaluationcanada.ca/proposal-submission/ For more information, contact us [email protected] Follow us on Twitter @CES_SCE_c2018

  • Professional Development

    Lunch and Learn Webinar – An Economic Evaluation: The Healthy Beginning Enhanced Home Visitation Program

    Lunch and Learn Webinar: An Economic Evaluation: The Healthy Beginning Enhanced Home Visitation Program Wednesday, December 6, 2017 12:00 PM -1:00 PM Atlantic Nova Scotia’s Healthy Beginnings Enhanced Home Visiting Program (EHV) was launched in 2002 as an enhancement to public health’s perinatal programs and services. The long-term results are anticipated to deliver improved physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of Nova Scotia children. Two qualitative program evaluations (2009 & 2012) found that families in the program achieved positive outcomes. In 2011, there was an interest within the Nova Scotia Department of Health & Wellness to measure the value and impact of the EHV Program. It was determined that an…