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Creating Change and Keeping it Real:
How excellent child-serving organizations carry out their goals
Cross-Site Findings for Phase I of Community Based Theories of Change
by Sharon Hodges, Mario Hernandez, Teresa Nesman &Lodi Lipien, December, 2002.

Table of Contents
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Report, minus Appendices  [328k pdf, 35 pgs]

  • Introduction
  • Methods
  • Site Selection
  • Identified Theories of Change
  • Data Collection and Analysis
  • Document Review
  • Key Informant Interviews
  • Concept Mapping
  • Cross-Site Findings
  • Organizational Characteristics
  • Organizational Facilitators
  • Sustaining the Theory of Change
  • Benefits and Challenges
  • Discussion Balancing Regulative and Generative Functions
  • Facilitating the Balance
  • Conclusions
  • Works Cited

Appendix A  [120k pdf, 1 pgs]

  • Research Questions

Appendix B [380k pdf, 3 pgs]

  • Study Overview
  • Data Collection Model
  • Concept Mapping Information
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