Health Evaluation Seminar:
At the Intersection of Knowledge Translation, Evaluation and Implementation Science; Navigating a Role for Evaluation
DOWNLOAD SEMINAR HANDOUT
Evaluators in the health sector are increasingly working at the intersection of knowledge translation, evaluation and implementation science. What are the approaches, intentions and methods in common, and how do they differ? This highly interactive session will provide an opportunity for discussion, sharing experience and considering the role of evaluation in a vibrant community of inquiry and exchange within the health sector.
Sarah Farina specializes in planning, evaluation and governance in health and community development. She holds a master’s degree in planning and is a Credentialed Evaluator and Registered Professional Planner. Sarah is a regular presenter and trainer on topics related to planning, evaluation and governance, in Canada and internationally. Sarah is the President of the Canadian Evaluation Society (CES), Past President of the BC & Yukon chapter of CES and served as Co-Chair of the 2017 CES conference.
Specific competencies for Canadian Evaluation Practice (related to this presentation):
1. Reflective Practice competencies focus on the fundamental norms and values underlying evaluation practice and awareness of one's evaluation expertise and needs for growth.
2. Technical Practice competencies focus on the specialized aspects of evaluation, such as design, data collection, analysis, interpretation, and reporting.
3. Situational Practice competencies focus on the application of evaluative thinking in analyzing and attending to the unique interests, issues, and contextual circumstances in which evaluation skills are being applied.