SAGE Journal Articles

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Journal Article 1: Roe, K. & Roe, K. (2004). Dialogue Boxes: A Tool for Collaborative Process Evaluation. Health Promotion Practice, 5(2), 138-150. DOI: 10.1177/1524839903260141

Summary: This article describes dialogue boxes, a process evaluation tool that has proven extremely useful in diverse health promotion program and planning efforts.

Questions to Consider:

1. What broad commitments should process evaluations adhere to?
2. What are dialogue boxes and how are they used?
3. What eight lessons about the powers of this method do the authors discuss?

Journal Article 2: Bridges, A. J., Andrews III, A. R. & Deen, T. L. (2012). Mental Health Needs and Service Utilization by Hispanic Immigrants Residing in Mid-Southern United States. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 23(4), 359-368. DOI: 10.1177/1043659612451259

Summary: This study assessed mental health needs and service utilization patterns in a convenience sample of Hispanic immigrants.

Questions to Consider:

1. What methods were used to determine service utilization?
2. What were the service utilizations rates among the sample?
3. What ideas were presented that could lead to an increase in service utilization?

Journal Article 3: Lachman, J. M., Kelly, J., Cluver, L., Ward, C. L., Hutchings, J., & Gardner, F. (2016). Process Evaluation of a Parenting Program for Low-Income Families in South Africa. Research on Social Work Practice, 28(2), 188-202. DOI: 10.1177/1049731516645665

Summary: This mixed-methods process evaluation examined the feasibility of a parenting program delivered by community facilitators to reduce the risk of child maltreatment in low-income families with children aged 3–8 years in Cape Town, South Africa (N = 68).

Questions to Consider:

1. What methods were used in the process evaluation?
2. What were the results of the evaluation?
3. What were the major findings of the evaluation?