Toward an Evaluation Framework for Community-Based FASD Prevention Programs

This article discusses creation of common evaluation frameworks for FASD-related programs. The project was guided by a social determinants of health perspective and included a literature search and consultations across Canada to help refine and confirm the final product. T e end result was development of three visual maps: FASD prevention programs, FASD support programs, and FASD programs in Aboriginal communities. Each map comprises concentric rings showing theoretical foundations; activities and approaches; and formative (program), participant, and community/systemic outcomes. The project website provides tools and indicators. The visual maps have wide-ranging applications that go beyond evaluation of FASD programs.

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Location: Canada

Groups: First Nations, Indigenous, AboriginalGeneral Population
Keywords: Aboriginal ProgramsSocial Determinants of HealthProgram EvaluationFetal Alcohol Spectrum DisorderFASTFASD support programsConceptual Framework for FASDBest Practices