Evaluation of the Prevention Programs That Work curriculum to teach use of public health evidence to community practitioners
This study evaluated the Prevention Programs that Work training curriculum, which teaches practitioners from community-based organizations to locate, choose, adopt or adapt, and evaluate an evidence-based program. Participants in the training completed a pretest and posttest; Analysis revealed significant improvements in self-ratings across all training competencies from baseline to posttest. These results show that a comprehensive curriculum can build competencies in the use of evidence-based strategies among community practitioners.
Escoffery, C., Carvalho, M., & Kegler, M. C. (2012). Evaluation of the Prevention Programs That Work curriculum to teach use of public health evidence to community practitioners. Health Promotion Practice, 13(5), 707-715. Full Text.
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