In Chapter 5, read the section, “How Do I Develop a Logic Model?,” pages 122–125.
Use the Capella University Library to complete the following:
Read Chyung, Wisniewski, Inderbitzen, and Campbell’s 2013 article, “An Improvement- and Accountability-Oriented Program Evaluation: An Evaluation of the Adventure Scouts Program,” in Performance Improvement Quarterly, volume 26, issue 3, pages 87–115. This article illustrates how an after-school program was designed and evaluated, illustrating each step of the process.
Read Calley’s 2009 article, “Comprehensive Program Development in Mental Health Counseling: Design, Implementation, and Evaluation,” in Journal of Mental Health Counseling, volume 31, issue 1, pages 9–21.
Use the Internet to complete the following:
Read the W. K. Kellogg Foundation Logic Model Development Guide. The W. K. Kellogg Foundation makes this and other resources available to promote nonprofit agencies in planning and evaluating their programs. As discussed in the Calley article assigned in this unit, many mental health counseling services are offered within nonprofit organizations that must demonstrate to stakeholders that their clients are improving as a result of services. Counselors can use logic models to communicate about counseling program development and evaluation. You will try your hand at developing a logic model for your discussion in this unit.
Models and Rationales
In this discussion, you will present your ideas for your program evaluation proposal for faculty and peer feedback. This discussion is a comprehensive one and should be at least 300–400 words. Complete the following: