Evaluation Tips & Training
The tip sheets and training webinars provide evaluation guidelines and suggestions for heart disease and stroke prevention programs. But the information can benefit the evaluation process for any public health program.
Evaluation Tip Sheets
These brief tip sheets illustrate a variety of evaluation steps and events:
Effective Evaluation Reporting Cdc-pdf[PDF-1.6M]
This tip sheet outlines the steps to effective evaluation reporting and provides examples of what other states are doing.
Integrating Cultural Competence into Evaluation Cdc-pdf[PDF-871K]
This tip sheet includes self-reflection questions for evaluators and guiding questions for each step in the evaluation process.
Economic Evaluation Cdc-pdf[PDF-652K]
This tip sheet defines economic evaluation, offers types of economic analyses, and provides steps to complete an economic evaluation.
Integrating GIS into Evaluation Cdc-pdf[PDF-1.7M]
This tip sheet describes how geographic information system (GIS) maps can be used to help evaluate public health efforts.
Constructing Survey Questions Cdc-pdf[PDF-894K]
This tip sheet offers suggestions on writing the best possible survey questions, including avoiding common pitfalls
Evaluating Training Events Cdc-pdf[PDF-846K]
This tip sheet is a reference of key points to keep in mind when evaluating training events.
Reach and Impact Cdc-pdf[PDF-898K]
This tip sheet offers working definitions of reach and impact (recognizing that there are many possible definitions), provides examples, and presents practical tips.
Webinars and Webcasts
Learn more about evaluation tools and how to use them in these webinars and webcasts from CDC.
Coffee Break Webinar Series
CDC’s monthly Coffee Break webinar series offers 20-minute mini-trainings focused on knowledge translation tools and evaluation basics for chronic disease programs.
Five-Part Webcast on Economic Evaluation
This webcast series is designed to help you understand the value of economic evaluation and how to incorporate these methods into your programs.