Getting to Outcomes®

Evidence of Empowerment Evaluation and Evaluation Capacity Building at Work

Published in: Empowerment Evaluation: Knowledge and Tools for Self-Assessment, Evaluation Capacity Building and Accountability. Second edition / D. M. Fetterman, S. Kaftarian, A. Wandersman, Eds. (Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, 2015), Chapter 15, p. 316-336

by Matthew Chinman, Joie D. Acosta, Sarah B. Hunter, Patricia A. Ebener

This book chapter describes Getting to Outcomes® (GTO), an approach to capacity-building that supports empowerment evaluation, and discusses GTO's relationship to empowerment evaluation and evaluation capacity building. The chapter also reviews how GTO has developed over the past decade and been applied in a variety of different social service settings, as supported by different federal and state initiatives.

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