Understanding cultural competence through the evaluation of "Breaking the silence: a project to generate critical knowledge about family violence within immigrant communities"

This article examines the topical concept of cultural competence for evaluators by presenting reflections on the evaluation of "Breaking the silence: A project to generate critical knowledge about family violence within immigrant communities" as a case example. Experiences of the internal evaluator in relation to cultural competency are explored and implications for practice are presented. Including sufficient time to build relationships, facilitating a learning process, and developing evaluator competencies are among the salient themes presented.

English