Standard for Producing Evidence of the Effectiveness of Interventions

  • Date of release: Feb-16
  • Type: Guidance & research reports
  • Sector: Housing and homelessness
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Cost: Free
  • Developer/Author: HACT
  • Website: http://www.hact.org.uk/

HACT have produced this Standard of Evidence guidance to provide an agreed process for evidencing the effectiveness of interventions, i.e., to produce evidence of ‘what works’. This is vital for establishing whether service or activities are having an impact.

A range of reports have been published on the HACT website, but two of the papers are particularly helpful in explaining how to consistently use to produce evidence of the effectiveness of their interventions.

Summary guide: 

A short document introducing the main steps in the process. This document will be useful to anyone wanting to gain an overview of the main steps in the process, without the full technical details of the specification.

Specification:

The detailed definition of the process, with all of the steps covered in full. This document will be of use to people who want to follow the process defined in the standard in full. Being drafted as a formal standard the intention is to provide a consistent process for producing evidence of the effectiveness of interventions. In order to ensure that all the requirements are clear and unambiguous, the style of this document is deliberately relatively ‘dry’, although each of the individual requirements and recommendations should be relatively

Standard for Producing Evidence of the Effectiveness of Interventions

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