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Division of Adolescent and School Health — Writing Good Goals and SMART Objectives Tutorials

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This tutorial is highly interactive. You will have opportunities to interact with the material and receive immediate feedback.

Technical Assistance (TA)
For assistance with developing a logic model or revising an existing one, please contact your Project Officer or the ERT (Evaluation Research Team), or go to the DASH Evaluation website.

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Resources and Their Icons
Documents that provide examples, more detailed information, or a handy "take away" printable document to help you perform your job are highlighted throughout the tutorial. The following is a list of icons and their associated definitions that you will see throughout the tutorial:

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Samples of workplans, logic models, and corresponding goals, objectives, and Indicator questions, and identification of relevant School Health Indicators based upon the work of several CDC/DASH grantees.
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Detailed information on a specific topic as a printable PDF document.
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A "take away" printable document you can use to perform a specific task.

At the top of each page you will notice two other resources:

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A printable list of terms and their definitions.
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An indexed list of all the resources (Examples, More Information, and Job Aids) used throughout the tutorial.

You can navigate through the tutorial two ways:

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Navigate page by page by using the Next and Back buttons located in the top and bottom corners of each page.
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Use the Main Menu to locate a specific topic and go directly to that page.