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Podcast: Financial Capability for Refugees: Promising Practices for Upward Economic Mobility

Author(s): Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistance (META)
Date: September 15, 2017
Topic(s): Financial Capabilities, Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Using Data and Evidence
What are the early financial experiences of New Americans? What promising practices may help accelerate their path to economic integration in the U.S.? For this podcast, META was joined by Kasra Movahedi of the International Rescue Committee to discuss an IRC study on financial capability programs, drawing on data from more than 2,400 refugee and …

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Blog Post: Why We Should Have Developed our Logic Model before Our Project Narrative — Not the Other Way Around

Author(s): Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistance (META)
Date: September 14, 2017
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Evaluation and Research, Project Design and M&E Planning, Using Data and Evidence
This blog post was written by the Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistance (META) Project and is included as an archived post on the Switchboard blog. It’s tempting to start out program design by drafting a narrative. After all, we know what we want to do, many approvals may be needed, and deadlines are looming! But …

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E-learning: Developing Theories of Change

Author(s): Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistance (META)
Date: August 21, 2017
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Project Design and M&E Planning
This module was created by the Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistance (META) Project. This module explains a key element of program design, monitoring and evaluation: developing strong theories of change. This module continues the series of introductory e-learning modules on monitoring and evaluation (M&E). If you have not yet completed the first module in this …

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Podcast: A Path to Food Security & Nutrition for Refugees & Immigrants in the U.S: Building an Evidence Base

Author(s): Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistance (META)
Date: July 27, 2017
Topic(s): Health, Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Food Security and Nutrition, Using Data and Evidence
What do we know and not know about how to improve food security and nutrition for refugees and immigrants in the U.S? This episode of the META podcast explores this question with Rachel Dannefer, Director of Research & Evaluation for the Harlem Neighborhood Health Action Centers of the NYC Health Department, and Eugenia Gusev, Technical …

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Archived Webinar: Short-to Long-Term Economic Integration for Refugee Employment: Using Theories of Change to Design a Job Upgrade Program

Author(s): Higher, Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistance (META)
Date: July 13, 2017
Topic(s): Employment, Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Career Advancement, Project Design and M&E Planning
This webinar discussed steps you can take to develop new, evidence-based, data-driven programs that meet the longer-term employment goals of refugee clients. Watch the recording to learn about current opportunities to address clients’ short-term and longer-term employment goals, to learn how to use a theory of change to thoughtfully evolve your employment programs, and to …

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Video: From Learning to Action

Author(s): Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistance (META)
Date: June 14, 2017
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Data Analysis, Using Data and Evidence
Watch this video to learn META’s answer to the American Evaluation Association’s question “What does ‘from learning to action’ mean to you?”

Tip Sheet: 7 Tips for Developing Data-Driven, Evidence-Based Programs

Author(s): Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistance (META)
Date: June 12, 2017
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Project Design and M&E Planning
In designing programs to respond to the needs of refugees in the U.S., service providers have the opportunity to improve program planning processes and take steps towards becoming more data-driven and evidence-based. Data-driven programs are those where data shapes program design and informs decision making during the life of the program. Evidence-based programs are those …

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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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