Research & Evaluation

Research & Evaluation

Addressing Risk through System Collaboration: Evaluating CONNECTIVITY Waterloo Region

Anti-Poverty Strategies, Collective Impact, Mental Health & Addictions, Research & Evaluation
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Weekly meeting of the Connectivity Cambridge Situation Table (2015).

UPDATE:  CLICK HERE FOR OUR PHASE 2 EVALUATION (2017) OF CONNECTIVITY, FOCUSING ON THE OUTCOMES OF WATERLOO REGION’S SITUATION TABLES!

WHAT IS CONNECTIVITY?

Connectivity is the name of the Waterloo Region “Situation Tables”, which bring police, health and social service agencies together at a weekly meeting to collaboratively and proactively address situations of acutely elevated risk in the community. Read More

Why Evaluators and Networkers Need Each Other

Capacity Building, Collective Impact, Research & Evaluation

 

Reflections from the Ontario Nonprofit Network Annual Conference

 

Patways from Evidence to ActionOur byline at TNC is “evidence, insight, action,” and this website includes a number of stories that show how evaluation can really equip organizations to act in new and powerful ways. However, evaluation does not always or automatically lead to action. It is nothing more than a set of strategies, and any set of strategies can be misunderstood or misused. Sometimes, in fact, evaluation can actually have the opposite of the intended effect. The process can lead to frustration, mistrust, and stagnation.

So, what makes the difference? Read More

Mapping the Mental Health System in Peel Region

Mental Health & Addictions, Program & Systems Design, Research & Evaluation

United Way Peel commissioned Taylor Newberry Consulting to conduct a community research project to gain an improved understanding of the mental health and addictions system in the region.  Peel Region includes the municipalities of Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon. This report provides the findings of the research and associated recommendations for system improvement. Read More