The Evaluation Centre for Complex Health Interventions at Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael's Hospital hosted a workshop on “Enduring Challenges in Evaluating Community and System-Change Initiatives: Towards a progressive view of performance” on May 24th, 2012 from 1:30pm- 4:30pm.
Key questions for the workshop include:
• What are some unique challenges in assessing performance for community and system-level change initiatives?
• What are some concrete examples of evaluative approaches that address some of the challenges identified?
• How can evaluations help address learning and accountability challenges for community and system-change initiatives?
Anne Kubisch, Director, Roundtable on Community Change, Aspen Institute, United States
Stacey Daub, Chief Executive Officer, Toronto Central Community Care Access Centre (CCAC)
Tim Warren, Policy Lead on Self-Management, Department of Health, Scottish Government, United Kingdom
Ibrahim Daibes, Senior Program Manager, International Development Research Centre, Ottawa
Michael Hall, Vice President Program Research and Development, YMCA of Greater Toronto
Fred Carden, Director, Evaluation Unit, International Development Research Centre, Ottawa