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Data Management and Analysis

Community Health Status Indicators (CHSI) Report

US Department of Health and Human Services

This report provides an overview of key health indicators for local communities to encourage dialogue about actions that can be taken to improve a community's health.

A Guide to Resources for Creating, Locating, and Using Child and Youth Indicator Data

Child Trends and Kids Count

This guide provides brief descriptions of data and information resources available to those who work in the child and youth indicators field.

How Do We Know We are Making a Difference? A Community Alcohol, Tobacco, and Drug Indicators Handbook

Join Together

This handbook is designed to assist community leaders in using indicator reporting programs to identify their most important local substance use problems,

Gauging Success: Measurement and Evaluation

National Academy for State Health Policy

This report demonstrates the importance of being able to show results in improving, sustaining, and spreading innovation in evaluation. It provides key social and quality indicators that address measurement and quality improvement strategies for states as well as resources and specific strategies focusing on key components of the measurement design process.

Mobilizing for Evidence-Based Character Education

U.S. Department of Education

This evaluation guide offers strategies for working with external evaluators and key stakeholders in planning and implementing a scientifically sound evaluation for character education intervention

Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation: An Evaluation Tool Kit

This web-based toolkit provides a brief review of the literature and current research addressing the effectiveness of early childhood mental health consultation (ECMHC) along with guidance, tools,

Innovation Network

This organization offers program planning and evaluation consulting, training, and Web-based tools to nonprofit organizations to improve program effectiveness, better serve communities, and communi

Measuring the Positives: Review of Positive Indicators and Guidelines for Their Use

University of California, San Francisco

This report includes a comprehensive review and analysis of approaches to measuring adolescent health, recommendations for use of indicators, and identifies pitfalls to avoid.

Broken Promises: Evaluating the Native American Health Care System

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

This report includes information from a public briefing held in October 2003 by the Commission on Civil Rights examining the extent and causes of disparities in the health status and outcomes of Na