CKI Lunchtime Seminar - Building a Framework for Evalutation in Community Settings

Fri, 12 Oct 2012 12:30:00 IST - Wed, 26 Sep 2012 16:30:00 IST, 12.30

At Moore Institute Seminar Room

Organised by CKI

CKI Lunchtime Seminar With Eylin Palamaro Munsell Title: Building a Framework for Evaluation in Community Settings Venue: Moore Institute Seminar Room, Concourse Description: Carrying out evaluation is an effective way to enhance the work of groups and organisations. In this seminar, Dr. Eylin Palamaro Munsell will talk about the topic of evaluation with particular reference to its place in the work of community and voluntary sector organisations.

The seminar will provide an overview of evaluation and address issues such as: • What is evaluation? • Why conduct evaluation? • Who conducts evaluations? • Common Fears and Concerns about evaluation • Things to consider after the evaluation process Dr. Eylin Palamaro Munsell has wide experience in the area of evaluation.

She holds an MA in Clinical Community Psychology and a PhD in Community Health Psychology from the University of North Carolina Charlotte. She is a researcher at University College Dublin’s Geary Institute where she coordinates the evaluation of Preparing for Life, an early childhood intervention. Previous projects include the National Evaluation for Systems of Care and the Sibling Resilience Study, both of which focused on families of children with severe emotional disturbances. She has been privileged to work with children and families from a diverse set of cultural and economic backgrounds across Ireland and the U.S. Her main research interests include child and adolescent resilience, family well-being, sense of community in adverse circumstance, and mixed-methods approaches to programme evaluation.

For further information or to book a place please contact Ann Lyons. Please note lunch will be provided.

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