Guest Editors' Remarks: How Does Complexity Impact Evaluation? / Un mot des rédacteurs invités : En quoi la complexité a-t-elle des répercussions sur l’évaluation?
Comparaison entre le questionnaire auto-administré et l'entrevue téléphonique pour l'évaluation de la satisfaction
Data gathered from 212 clients in a substance abuse program showed that there was no statistically significant difference in the results on measures of satisfaction and perceived changes whether data collection was through a telephone survey or a self-administered questionnaire filled out at the agency. However, on-site respondents who filled out the self-administered questionnaire were more prone to ascribe the perceived changes to the treatment they received.
In the health and social sciences field, recent treatment and service policies advocate interventions. Programs that are directed at social reintegration, aut and maintenance in the individual's normal environment are increasingly frequent.
C'est pas grave, c'est rien que vos nerfs L'Évaluation d'un programme de prévention géré par le milieu
Its just your nerves a prevention program based on information-sharing regarding women's use of minor tranquilizers and alcohol, is sponsored by Health and Welfare Canada. It is available both in English and in French («C'est pas grave, c'est rien que vos nerfs»). This latter version has been distributed to 144 agencies throughout Quebec and was subsequently evaluated a year later.