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Evaluation Resources

The following resources provide information on how to build evaluation into your workforce health promotion (WHP) programs.

Framework for Program Evaluation
A practical, nonprescriptive tool, provided by the CDC and designed to summarize and organize essential elements of program evaluation.

Health Improvement: A Comprehensive Guide to Designing, Implementing, and Evaluating Worksite Programs [PDF-167k]
A guide from the National Business Group on Health that provides guidance on WHP program evaluation.

Physical Activity Evaluation Handbook [PDF-576k]
A handbook on how to apply the CDC's Framework for Program Evaluation to evaluate physical activity programs.

Wellness Councils of America: Free Reports
Provides a list of manuals and books that address evaluation, cost justification, and program effectiveness.

Selected Books

American College of Sport Medicine (ACSM). (2003). Worksite Health Promotion Manual. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

Chenoweth, DH. (1998). Worksite Health Promotion. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

Chenoweth, DH. (2002). Evaluating Worksite Health Promotion. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

Committee to Assess Worksite Preventive Health Program Needs for NASA Employees. (2005). Integrating Employee Health: A Model Program for NASA. Washington, D.C.: The National Academies Press.

Green, LJ & Kreuter, MW. (1999). Health Promotion Planning: An Educational Approach (3rd ed.). Mountain View, CA: Mayfield Publishing Co.

O'Donnell, MP. (2002). Health Promotion in the Workplace (3rd ed.). Albany, NY: Delmar.

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