By Ashley Maier on April 3, 2013 · tagged as , ,

Understanding evidence: A demonstration of CDC’s interactive tool to support evidence-based decision making for State, National, Territorial and Tribal technical assistance providers

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Friday, May 10, 2013
11 AM to 12:30 PM Pacific Time
(2 PM to 3:30 PM Eastern)

Understanding Evidence screen shotUnderstanding Evidence is a new, interactive web resource developed by CDC’s Division of Violence Prevention that supports public health practitioners in making evidence-informed decisions around violence prevention. The goal of evidence-based decision making is to bring a high standard of research evidence into the decision-making process while taking into account the contextual and experiential factors that influence decisions.

  1. Define the multiple forms of evidence involved in evidence-based decision making
  2. Identify standards of rigor for best available research evidence
  3. Identify sources of and ways to collect best available research evidence, contextual evidence, and experiential evidence
  4. Identify key stages and characteristics of an evidence-based decision making process

This web conference will provide an overview of the Understanding Evidence tool and will be focused on many violence prevention topics. The web conference will also provide real-world scenarios illustrating how practitioners, coalitions, and evaluators can use the tool to strengthen practice and evaluation of prevention strategies.


Helen Singer

Helen Singer

Host: David Lee, CALCASA, PreventConnect

Presenters: 

Sally Thigpen

Sally Thigpen

Materials:

Cost: Free

Learning Objectives?

  1. Define the multiple forms of evidence involved in evidence-based decision making
  2. Identify standards of rigor for best available research evidence
  3. Identify sources of and ways to collect best available research evidence, contextual evidence, and experiential evidence
  4. Identify key stages and characteristics of an evidence-based decision making process
Natalie Wilkins

Natalie Wilkins

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Ashley Maier, MSW, MPA, has worked in the movement to end gendered violence for well over a decade. She began as a volunteer at a domestic violence shelter in Illinois, served as a hospital-based advocate in St. Louis, coordinated community health/family violence training programs for pediatric residents in St. Louis and San Diego, and managed Oregon’s Rape Prevention and Education (RPE) grantees and program. Ashley is a contributing author to Lantern Book’s 2013 publication, Defiant Daughters: 21 Women on Art, Activism, Animals, and The Sexual Politics of Meat and is creator of the 2015 book, Circles of Compassion: Connecting Issues of Justice.

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