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Guide: Integrated Care Continuum for Survivors of Torture Instruction (SOT-ICC)

Author(s): Center for Victims of Torture (CVT)
Date: June 1, 2017
Topic(s): Health, Mental Health and Wellness, Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Data Collection, Healthcare
The Survivors of Torture Integrated Care Continuum instrument (SOT-ICC) is a self-assessment of integrated care practices and systems designed for programs delivering services to torture survivors. The purpose of the instrument is for program staff to discuss and identify the program’s baseline position on the integrated care continuum, and find opportunities to move programs towards …

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Archived Webinar: Integrating Refugee Mental Healthcare – RHS-15 and Healthcare Providers

Author(s): National Partnership for Community Training (NPCT)
Date: June 1, 2017
Topic(s): Health, Mental Health and Wellness, Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Behavioral Healthcare, Data Collection
The first session of this two-part webinar illustrated the benefits for refugees to have early mental health screenings and ongoing access to services within integrative healthcare models, shared how the scoring of the RHS-15 can help providers identify patient history, including torture, and described the process of creating strong collaborations among physical health and mental …

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Podcast: Two Exciting Ways to Use Mobile Data Collection in Refugee Programs

Author(s): Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistance (META)
Date: May 8, 2017
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Data Collection
This episode of the META Podcast discusses two new ways mobile data collection can support programs for refugees in the U.S. Hear from Rachel Factor of Refugee Services of Texas about Refugee Mobile, a project that gives clients smartphone technology and collects data through text message. Abigail Clarke-Sayer of the IRC also shares about a …

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Tool or Template: Quick Reference Table: Overview of Common Data Collection Methods

Author(s): Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistance (META)
Date: February 27, 2017
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Data Collection
To deliver data-driven, evidence-based programs for refugees, we need to ask the right questions and gather the right information. Data collection methods not only determine whether we can gather the information we need, but also influence data quality, affect the conclusions we’re able to draw, and have budget implications.  Each data collection method has its pros and …

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Tool or Template: Data Collection Planning Worksheet

Author(s): Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistance (META)
Date: February 27, 2017
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Data Collection
To deliver data-driven, evidence-based programs for refugees, we need to ask the right questions and gather the right information. Data collection methods not only determine whether we can gather the information we need, but also influence data quality, affect the conclusions we’re able to draw, and have budget implications.  In designing your programs, it can be helpful …

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Tip Sheet: 5 Steps for Choosing Data Collection Methods

Author(s): Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistance (META)
Date: February 27, 2017
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Data Collection
To deliver data-driven, evidence-based programs for refugees, we need to ask the right questions and gather the right information. Data collection methods not only determine whether we can gather the information we need, but also influence data quality, affect the conclusions we’re able to draw, and have budget implications. META’s 5 Steps for Choosing Data Collection Methods walks …

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Archived Webinar: Methods Matter: 4 Questions to Consider When Choosing Data Collection Methods

Author(s): Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistance (META)
Date: February 17, 2017
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Data Collection
This webinar discussed why methods matter and how to choose the right data collection methods. Watch the recording to learn four questions to ask yourself when choosing methods for your programs. You’ll also learn the basics of when and when not to use common methods like interviews, focus groups, observation and surveys. META was joined …

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Tip Sheet: Data Collection Offers Opportunities for Unpacking the Refugee Experience

Author(s): National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)
Date: January 1, 2017
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Mental Health and Wellness, Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing, Data Collection
This tip sheet outlines use of data for discovering best practices for reaching and helping traumatized refugee children that involves collaborations between mental health providers and communities. It also describes how, for a few different NCTSN centers, data sets have convinced them of the enormous potential of data collection has to inform the delivery of …

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Archived Webinar: Learn to Easily and Accurately Collect Data with CommCare Mobile Technology

Author(s): Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistance (META)
Date: September 26, 2016
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Data Collection
This series of webinars taught attendees to use mobile phones or tablets equipped with the platform CommCare to more easily and accurately capture client data. View this series of recordings to walk through this process of creating your own application for use in your programs. For more on CommCare, watch this one-minute video! To build your own …

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Tool or Template: Indicator Matrix Template

Author(s): Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistance (META)
Date: July 25, 2016
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Data Collection, Project Design and M&E Planning
An indicator matrix (also referred to as an M&E framework) is ideally part of an M&E plan, though it is often developed at the start of the grant or program. Developing an indicator matrix can help ensure indicators are measurable, realistic and purposeful, improving use of program data down the line. It can help you …

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