Year: 1993 Source: Ottawa: Health and Welfare, Mental Health Advisory Services, (January 1993). 56p. SIEC No: 19930116

This handbook was written for communities who operate child development & mental health programs & projects. It defines evaluation, describes a straightforward approach to the basics of evaluation, outlines types of studies & how to find useful information, examines who should conduct the evaluation, how to plan & prepare for an evaluation, interpret the information & findings, prepare conclusions, & write reports. Summary notes & a worksheet are provided for each chapter. (12 Refs.)