Module Objectives

This module explores the final system-level building block, Self-Evaluation and Sustainability, needed to ensure the success of your TJC initiative.

This module includes:

  • Understanding the need for routine assessment and self-evaluation.
  • Why the development of a theory of change model is the start of the process.
  • The importance of selecting the right performance measures to track important outcomes and monitor progress.
  • Common evaluation techniques to assess your TJC initiative.

There are five sections in this module:

  1. Power of Self-Evaluation
  2. Evaluation Roadmap
  3. Routine Assessment and Self-Evaluation
  4. Sustainability
  5. Terms Used in the Field

This module also includes templates, resource links, field notes;, case studies, and other materials to help you expedite the self-evaluation process in your community.

By the end of this module you will be able to:

  • Develop a theory of change model to guide both your initiative and self-evaluation plans.
  • Identify the multiple performance measures available to monitor progress and anticipated change at the system and individual levels.
  • Understand the differences among a process, an outcome, and a cost-benefit evaluation.
  • Develop tactics and mechanisms to facilitate sustainability of your TJC initiative.