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24th July, 2021
How to collect disability data on children?

How to collect disability data on children?

24th July, 2021
How to measure disability?

How to measure disability?

24th July, 2021
What kind of challenges would low-income countries face to develop assistive technology?

What kind of challenges would low-income countries face to develop assistive technology?

24th July, 2021
What is the status of rehabilitative services for people with disabilities in developing countries?

What is the status of rehabilitative services for people with disabilities in developing countries?

24th July, 2021
What international documents are driving the development of assistive technology for people with disabilities?

What international documents are driving the development of assistive technology for people with disabilities?

24th July, 2021
Are people with disabilities at higher risk of poverty?

Are people with disabilities at higher risk of poverty?

22nd July, 2021
What is the educational situation of people with disabilities?

What is the educational situation of people with disabilities?

22nd July, 2021
Are people with disabilities at higher risk of abuse?

Are people with disabilities at higher risk of abuse?

22nd July, 2021
I want to know more about Global Partnership for Disability and Development (GPDD), thanks!

I want to know more about Global Partnership for Disability and Development (GPDD), thanks!

22nd July, 2021
What does empowerment mean to people with disabilities?

What does empowerment mean to people with disabilities?

22nd July, 2021
I want to know more about African Community-based Rehabilitation Network (CAN), thanks!

I want to know more about African Community-based Rehabilitation Network (CAN), thanks!

22nd July, 2021
Why disability studies are at the centre of social and medical science?

Why disability studies are at the centre of social and medical science?

16th June, 2021
What are the goals of Christian Blind Mission (CBM)? 


What are the goals of Christian Blind Mission (CBM)? 


16th June, 2021
I want to know more about the African Network on Evidence-to-Action (AfriNEAD ), thanks!

I want to know more about the African Network on Evidence-to-Action (AfriNEAD ), thanks!

16th June, 2021
What are criteria developed by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) Disability Knowledge and Research (KaR) Program for researchers wishing to contribute to the DisabilityKaR program?

What are criteria developed by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) Disability Knowledge and Research (KaR) Program for researchers wishing to contribute to the DisabilityKaR pro ...

16th June, 2021
Has Africa’s disability policy improved in recent years?

Has Africa's disability policy improved in recent years?

16th June, 2021
What are the goals of Disabled Peoples Internationals (DPI)?

What are the goals of Disabled Peoples Internationals (DPI)?

16th June, 2021
What is the role of networks for persons with disabilities?

What is the role of networks for persons with disabilities?

11th June, 2021
Are there any landmark networking events about persons with disabilities?

Are there any landmark networking events about persons with disabilities?

11th June, 2021
I want to know more about the “ubuntu” approach in South Africa, thanks!

I want to know more about the “ubuntu” approach in South Africa, thanks!

11th June, 2021
What kind or barriers would young persons with disabilities may face when entering labour market?

What kind or barriers would young persons with disabilities may face when entering labour market?

11th June, 2021
What kind of barriers would people with disabilities in developing countries face?

What kind of barriers would people with disabilities in developing countries face?

11th June, 2021
How does disability affect persons?

How does disability affect persons?

11th June, 2021
What are the strengths and weaknesses of currently used definitions and data collection methods on disability prevalence?

What are the strengths and weaknesses of currently used definitions and data collection methods on disability prevalence?

11th June, 2021
What types of work disabilities are there?

What types of work disabilities are there?

11th June, 2021
Are there any studies on educational participation of children with disabilities?

Are there any studies on educational participation of children with disabilities?

11th June, 2021
What kind of barriers may hinder children with disabilities from attending school?

What kind of barriers may hinder children with disabilities from attending school?

11th June, 2021
Are there any theoretical approaches to analyze the links between disability and poverty?

Are there any theoretical approaches to analyze the links between disability and poverty?

11th June, 2021
Are there any problems in the research field of disability and poverty?

Are there any problems in the research field of disability and poverty?

11th June, 2021
I want to know more about empowerment for poor people with disabilities, thanks!

I want to know more about empowerment for poor people with disabilities, thanks!

11th June, 2021
How to overcome poverty for people with a disability?

How to overcome poverty for people with a disability?

11th June, 2021
What is the impact of religion on poor people with disabilities?

What is the impact of religion on poor people with disabilities?

10th June, 2021
How poverty affects the marriage of people with disabilities?

How poverty affects the marriage of people with disabilities?

10th June, 2021
What is the relationship between disability and poverty?

What is the relationship between disability and poverty?

10th June, 2021
Is social model well suited to analyze the problem of disability and poverty?

Is social model well suited to analyze the problem of disability and poverty?

10th June, 2021
Why people with disabilities is a unique group in the issue of poverty?

Why people with disabilities is a unique group in the issue of poverty?

10th June, 2021
What kind of efforts could we make to help families caring for children with disabilities?

What kind of efforts could we make to help families caring for children with disabilities?

10th June, 2021
What assumptions do health care providers make that limit health care for people with disabilities?

What assumptions do health care providers make that limit health care for people with disabilities?

10th June, 2021
What obstacles would people with disabilities encounter in social life?

What obstacles would people with disabilities encounter in social life?

10th June, 2021
Does disability always lead to poor health status?

Does disability always lead to poor health status?

10th June, 2021
Are there any differences in the understanding of disability from different perspectives?

Are there any differences in the understanding of disability from different perspectives?

10th June, 2021
Can professionals use Erikson’s theory when communicating with people with disabilities?

Can professionals use Erikson’s theory when communicating with people with disabilities?

10th June, 2021
What are the advantage and the disadvantage of special education being governed by federal, state, and local school district mandates?

What are the advantage and the disadvantage of special education being governed by federal, state, and local school district mandates?

10th June, 2021
I want to know more about negotiation of disabled romantic relationships, thanks!

I want to know more about negotiation of disabled romantic relationships, thanks!

10th June, 2021
How people with disabilities feel differently from normal people when they get along with their partners?

How people with disabilities feel differently from normal people when they get along with their partners?

10th June, 2021
What children with disabilities will experience in the process of interacting with their peers?

What children with disabilities will experience in the process of interacting with their peers?

10th June, 2021
I want to know more about the situation when adolescencts with disabilities facing romantic relationships, thanks!

I want to know more about the situation when adolescencts with disabilities facing romantic relationships, thanks!

10th June, 2021
What challenges would children with disabilities face in their development process?

What challenges would children with disabilities face in their development process?

10th June, 2021
What is the relationship between victimization and conflict with focus on people with disability?

What is the relationship between victimization and conflict with focus on people with disability?

10th June, 2021
Should we give first preference to physical activity then medical aid for an obese mentally challenged individual?

Should we give first preference to physical activity then medical aid for an obese mentally challenged individual?

10th June, 2021
Does anyone have or know of research on self-employment for people with disabilities?

Does anyone have or know of research on self-employment for people with disabilities?

10th June, 2021
Does anyone have experience with Industry 4.0 and accessible technologies for people with disabilities?

Does anyone have experience with Industry 4.0 and accessible technologies for people with disabilities?

10th June, 2021
Is there research applying positive psychology in people with disabilities?

Is there research applying positive psychology in people with disabilities?

10th June, 2021
How would you help a physically impaired person to develop to be useful to the society?

How would you help a physically impaired person to develop to be useful to the society?

10th June, 2021
What is the most important thing to consider in communication with the mentally disabled?

What is the most important thing to consider in communication with the mentally disabled?

10th June, 2021
How does acute or chronic illness effect young people’s cognitive development?

How does acute or chronic illness effect young people’s cognitive development?

10th June, 2021
Can you please provide me some examples on websites helping young people get help?

Can you please provide me some examples on websites helping young people get help?

10th June, 2021
What should I consider when I work with young people’s blogs in therapy?

What should I consider when I work with young people’s blogs in therapy?

10th June, 2021
Are there any online clinical resources for working with young people?

Are there any online clinical resources for working with young people?

10th June, 2021
Could you please give me some suggestions if I will work with young people seeking communities online?

Could you please give me some suggestions if I will work with young people seeking communities online?

10th June, 2021
What does online peer support network mean to adolescents?

What does online peer support network mean to adolescents?

10th June, 2021
What roles could technology play in the life of adolescents?

What roles could technology play in the life of adolescents?

10th June, 2021
Does parents’ stress and distress related to the health conditions of adolescents?

Does parents’ stress and distress related to the health conditions of adolescents?

10th June, 2021
How do parents’ knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs influence the treatment of adolescents?

How do parents’ knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs influence the treatment of adolescents?

9th June, 2021
What impact does a good family environment have on adolescent development?

What impact does a good family environment have on adolescent development?

9th June, 2021
What does supportive parental involvement mean in the field of adolescent health management?

What does supportive parental involvement mean in the field of adolescent health management?

9th June, 2021
What are the exceptions to the duty of confidentiality?

What are the exceptions to the duty of confidentiality?

9th June, 2021
Is confidentiality important for young people in the clinical context?

Is confidentiality important for young people in the clinical context?

9th June, 2021
I want to know more about the assessment of young people’s cognitive abilities and maturity, thanks!

I want to know more about the assessment of young people’s cognitive abilities and maturity, thanks!

9th June, 2021
Do young people have a right to refuse treatment when they are con- sidered competent? Do young people have a right to refuse treatment when they are con- sidered competent? Do young people have a right to refuse treatment when they are considered competent?

Do young people have a right to refuse treatment when they are con-
sidered competent?

9th June, 2021
When is a young person not deemed to be mature minor?

When is a young person not deemed to be mature minor?

9th June, 2021
How to assess young people’s competence?

How to assess young people’s competence?

9th June, 2021
Could anyone give me some practical suggestions to help make the office visit more productive and rewarding?

Could anyone give me some practical suggestions to help make the office visit more productive and rewarding?

9th June, 2021
What abilities should health professionals have to communicate with adolescents?

What abilities should health professionals have to communicate with adolescents?

9th June, 2021
What influences young people’s expectation for housing?

What influences young people’s expectation for housing?

9th June, 2021
How to establish a contact with the adolescents?

How to establish a contact with the adolescents?

9th June, 2021
I want to know more about the body image of young people, thanks!

I want to know more about the body image of young people, thanks!

9th June, 2021
Are there any attitudes and behaviours that will facilitate communication with young people?

Are there any attitudes and behaviours that will facilitate communication with young people?

9th June, 2021
What are the differences between Eastern and Western cultures in shaping youth development?

What are the differences between Eastern and Western cultures in shaping youth development?

9th June, 2021
What role does peer group play in youth development?

What role does peer group play in youth development?

5th June, 2021
What are the characteristics of later adolescence and young adulthood (17–26 years)?

What are the characteristics of later adolescence and young adulthood (17–26 years)?

5th June, 2021
What are the developmental tasks for adolescents and young adults?

What are the developmental tasks for adolescents and young adults?

5th June, 2021
What are the characteristics of mid-adolescence (14–16 years)?

What are the characteristics of mid-adolescence (14–16 years)?

5th June, 2021
I want to know more about the moral development of adolescents, thanks!

I want to know more about the moral development of adolescents, thanks!

5th June, 2021
What role does school play in youth development?

What role does school play in youth development?

5th June, 2021
What do you think about the term of “adolescence”?

What do you think about the term of “adolescence”?

4th June, 2021
What are the characteristics of early adolescence (10–13 years)?

What are the characteristics of early adolescence (10–13 years)?

4th June, 2021
What are the main areas of transition in adolescence?

What are the main areas of transition in adolescence?

4th June, 2021
What are the characteristics of adolescents from a psychoanalytic perspective?

What are the characteristics of adolescents from a psychoanalytic perspective?

4th June, 2021
Is on line counselling effective for young people?

Is on line counselling effective for young people?

4th June, 2021
Is there evidence-based research on ways of increasing creativity in older people?

Is there evidence-based research on ways of increasing creativity in older people?

4th June, 2021
How does health professionals’ knowledge and attitudes affect the care of patients with dementia?

How does health professionals’ knowledge and attitudes affect the care of patients with dementia?

4th June, 2021
How we can reduce the negative impact of technology on aged in aged care homes?

How we can reduce the negative impact of technology on aged in aged care homes?

4th June, 2021
Is anyone aware of successful interventions to improve care of people with dementia in the Emergency Department?

Is anyone aware of successful interventions to improve care of people with dementia in the Emergency Department?

4th June, 2021
Do people value religion more as they get older?

Do people value religion more as they get older?

4th June, 2021
How would you measure malnutrition in older people?

How would you measure malnutrition in older people?

4th June, 2021
Can anybody offer me a validated questionnaire for financial literacy among the elderly?

Can anybody offer me a validated questionnaire for financial literacy among the elderly?

4th June, 2021
How can we efficiently treat elderly persons suffering from depression and dementia?

How can we efficiently treat elderly persons suffering from depression and dementia?

4th June, 2021
Does anybody know how to evaluate the impact of physical exercises on memory for elderly people?

Does anybody know how to evaluate the impact of physical exercises on memory for elderly people?

4th June, 2021
I want to know more about the interpretations of empowerment about older persons and their health care, thanks!

I want to know more about the interpretations of empowerment about older persons and their health care, thanks!

4th June, 2021
I want to know more about hospice care, thanks!

I want to know more about hospice care, thanks!

4th June, 2021
What do you think about the volunteering in older people?

What do you think about the volunteering in older people?

4th June, 2021
I want to know more about the interdisciplinary team approach in the field of elderly services, thank you!

I want to know more about the interdisciplinary team approach in the field of elderly services, thank you!

4th June, 2021
What role does technology play in the lives of rural elderly people?

What role does technology play in the lives of rural elderly people?

4th June, 2021
What does “remaining engaged” mean to the older adults?

What does “remaining engaged” mean to the older adults?

4th June, 2021
What is meant by the term “well older adults”?

What is meant by the term “well older adults”?

4th June, 2021
What are the barriers to services for rural older adults?

What are the barriers to services for rural older adults?

4th June, 2021
I want to know more about the service needs of rural older adults. Thanks!

I want to know more about the service needs of rural older adults. Thanks!

4th June, 2021
What are the reasons for the gap in the level of services for the elderly between urban and rural areas?

What are the reasons for the gap in the level of services for the elderly between urban and rural areas?

4th June, 2021
Are there any challenges social minority older adults such as LGBT persons may face?

Are there any challenges social minority older adults such as LGBT persons may face?

3rd June, 2021
What is the role of rural communities in promoting the physical and mental health of the elderly?

What is the role of rural communities in promoting the physical and mental health of the elderly?

3rd June, 2021
I want to know more about the condition of access to health services for rural older adults, thanks!

I want to know more about the condition of access to health services for rural older adults, thanks!

3rd June, 2021
What are the characteristics of the rural elderly compared to the urban elderly?

What are the characteristics of the rural elderly compared to the urban elderly?

3rd June, 2021
What are the challenges for rural older adults?

What are the challenges for rural older adults?

3rd June, 2021
Why is it important to know more about rural aging?

Why is it important to know more about rural aging?

3rd June, 2021
Are there any persistent and emerging issues that will need to be addressed by the aging networks?

Are there any persistent and emerging issues that will need to be addressed by the aging networks?

3rd June, 2021
What are the priorities for addressing the elder abuse crisis?

What are the priorities for addressing the elder abuse crisis?

3rd June, 2021
I want to know more about elder abuse, thanks!

I want to know more about elder abuse, thanks!

3rd June, 2021
What kind of services does the “adult day service” cover?

What kind of services does the “adult day service” cover?

3rd June, 2021
What do the “adult day services” mean?

What do the “adult day services” mean?

3rd June, 2021
I want to know more about the Pearls Program, thanks!

I want to know more about the Pearls Program, thanks!

3rd June, 2021
Are there any examples of intervention programs targeted to caregivers of persons with Alzheimer’s disease?

Are there any examples of intervention programs targeted to caregivers of persons with Alzheimer’s disease?

3rd June, 2021
What is an aging-friendly community like?

What is an aging-friendly community like?

3rd June, 2021
What are the general causes of suicide in the elderly?

What are the general causes of suicide in the elderly?

3rd June, 2021
Is there a high prevalence of mental illness in the elderly?

Is there a high prevalence of mental illness in the elderly?

3rd June, 2021
Does anyone know about the program of Improving Mood-Promoting Access to Collaborative Treatment (IMPACT)?

Does anyone know about the program of Improving Mood-Promoting Access to Collaborative Treatment (IMPACT)?

3rd June, 2021
Are there any misunderstanding of the elderly?

Are there any misunderstanding of the elderly?

3rd June, 2021
Who will pay for the long-term services and support (LTSS) network?

Who will pay for the long-term services and support (LTSS) network?

3rd June, 2021
What are the components of the long-term services and support (LTSS) network?

What are the components of the long-term services and support (LTSS) network?

3rd June, 2021
What does health care professionals cover?

What does health care professionals cover?

3rd June, 2021
In general, who takes the major responsibility to take care of the vast majority of the elderly?

In general, who takes the major responsibility to take care of the vast majority of the elderly?

3rd June, 2021
I want to know more about transportation services for the elderly, thanks!

I want to know more about transportation services for the elderly, thanks!

3rd June, 2021
What is the long-term services and support (LTSS) network?

What is the long-term services and support (LTSS) network?

3rd June, 2021
Why is knowledge about long-term services and support (LTSS) important for the American public?

Why is knowledge about long-term services and support (LTSS) important for the American public?

3rd June, 2021
What are the most pressing needs of the elderly’s caregivers?

What are the most pressing needs of the elderly’s caregivers?

3rd June, 2021
What scale would you recommend for assessing the communicative competencies of caregivers in Dementia care?

What scale would you recommend for assessing the communicative competencies of caregivers in Dementia care?

3rd June, 2021
Can a psychological distancing tool benefit families in coping with ‘caregiver burden’ associated with caring for a relative with dementia?

Can a psychological distancing tool benefit families in coping with 'caregiver burden' associated with caring for a relative with dementia?

3rd June, 2021
Can we improve the social interaction of the elderly by assisting the practice of reminiscence?

Can we improve the social interaction of the elderly by assisting the practice of reminiscence?

3rd June, 2021
What are the determinants of cohesion or breakdown of families having members with disabilities of all ages?

What are the determinants of cohesion or breakdown of families having members with disabilities of all ages?

3rd June, 2021
I wondered what would be good to read in relation to the social model and learning difficulties/autism and in relation to inclusion and learning difficulties.

I wondered what would be good to read in relation to the social model and learning difficulties/autism and in relation to inclusion and learning difficulties.

3rd June, 2021
What is the easiest and quickest (screening) method to evaluate the degree (mild, moderate or severe) of intellectual disability?

What is the easiest and quickest (screening) method to evaluate the degree (mild, moderate or severe) of intellectual disability?

3rd June, 2021
Does early intervention have any effect on the development of logical thinking and reasoning skills of deaf and hard of hearing?

Does early intervention have any effect on the development of logical thinking and reasoning skills of deaf and hard of hearing?

3rd June, 2021
I’m looking for appropriate measures to research risks perceptions parents of disabled children hold.

I'm looking for appropriate measures to research risks perceptions parents of disabled children hold.

3rd June, 2021
How could persons with disabilities get access to multimedia systems?

How could persons with disabilities get access to multimedia systems?

3rd June, 2021
What are your opinions about the concept of normalization of people with disabilities?

What are your opinions about the concept of normalization of people with disabilities?

3rd June, 2021
Among the well-known and analyzed existing models of disability in the literature, (such as medical and social, along with many of their variants) the interesting issue would be associated with cultures. What is the cultural model of disability?

Among the well-known and analyzed existing models of disability in the literature, (such as medical and social, along with many of their variants) the interesting issue would be associated with cu ...

3rd June, 2021
What theories underlie the current disability discourse of the twenty-first century?

What theories underlie the current disability discourse of the twenty-first century?

3rd June, 2021
Can anyone suggest any articles on the perceptions and attitudes of homework parents of disabled students?

Can anyone suggest any articles on the perceptions and attitudes of homework parents of disabled students?

2nd June, 2021
How university facilitates or impedes the study of students with various disabilities?

How university facilitates or impedes the study of students with various disabilities?

2nd June, 2021
How to design learning tools for severe and profound and/or multiple disabilities children?

How to design learning tools for severe and profound and/or multiple disabilities children?

2nd June, 2021
I am aware of many studies that try to measure the costs of disability through a “standards of living” approach, but is anyone aware of studies that try to measure the direct costs of disability — that is the extra expenditures made by families with members with disabilities — especially in developing countries?

I am aware of many studies that try to measure the costs of disability through a "standards of living" approach, but is anyone aware of studies that try to measure the direct costs of disability - ...

2nd June, 2021
Someone knows some relevant studies on disability and success in higher education?

Someone knows some relevant studies on disability and success in higher education?

2nd June, 2021
What are some tools that you can use to analyse social policies on disabilities?

What are some tools that you can use to analyse social policies on disabilities?

2nd June, 2021
I am doing a research on teaching social skills for studies with disabilities, and I have been advised and recommended to used Bourdieu’s theories as a theoretical framework. However, I could not see a clear implication of his theories on disabilities studies except that he mentioned social inequality and social injustice. Does anyone see any connection?

I am doing a research on teaching social skills for studies with disabilities, and I have been advised and recommended to used Bourdieu's theories as a theoretical framework. However, I could not ...

2nd June, 2021
Is there a Quality of Life questionnaire for people (adults) with a mild intellectual disability?

Is there a Quality of Life questionnaire for people (adults) with a mild intellectual disability?

2nd June, 2021
Is there a routine psychological outcome measure appropriate for people with mild to severe intellectual/learning disabilities?

Is there a routine psychological outcome measure appropriate for people with mild to severe intellectual/learning disabilities?

2nd June, 2021
What is the best way to test effort during psychometric assessment of a person with a mild intellectual disability?

What is the best way to test effort during psychometric assessment of a person with a mild intellectual disability?

2nd June, 2021
Is there a framework that could be referred to design a curriculum for children with severe disabilities?

Is there a framework that could be referred to design a curriculum for children with severe disabilities?

31st May, 2021
I am attempting to view my ongoing research on the relationship between police and young adults with mental vulnerabilities through the lens of critical disability theory. And I want to know how do scholars of critical disability studies understand psychiatric disorders?

I am attempting to view my ongoing research on the relationship between police and young adults with mental vulnerabilities through the lens of critical disability theory. And I want to know how d ...

31st May, 2021
I am interested in disability studies and social construction of disability. Anything to get insight in state of important literature?

I am interested in disability studies and social construction of disability. Anything to get insight in state of important literature?

31st May, 2021
Does anyone know of any good longitudinal research on disability studies?

Does anyone know of any good longitudinal research on disability studies?

31st May, 2021
Do you know of any sexual discrimination questionnaire that addresses relevant topics for disabled people?

Do you know of any sexual discrimination questionnaire that addresses relevant topics for disabled people?

31st May, 2021
Can you suggest articles on suicides and physical disabilities?

Can you suggest articles on suicides and physical disabilities?

31st May, 2021
I find it hard to find literature on issues such as technology design for handicapped people, e-learning for handicapped people etc. Can you help?

I find it hard to find literature on issues such as technology design for handicapped people, e-learning for handicapped people etc. Can you help?

31st May, 2021
How has economic globalization influenced disability?

How has economic globalization influenced disability?

31st May, 2021
Which type of disability is most impacting these minority under COVID-19?

Which type of disability is most impacting these minority under COVID-19?

31st May, 2021
Does anyone have any thoughts regarding psychological rehabilitation programs and methods and their application to disabled people?

Does anyone have any thoughts regarding psychological rehabilitation programs and methods and their application to disabled people?

31st May, 2021
Do you know some valid tools for assessing the communication skills in adults with severe and/or profound intellctual disabilities?

Do you know some valid tools for assessing the communication skills in adults with severe and/or profound intellctual disabilities?

28th May, 2021
Does anyone know where I could find Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) in mathematics for primary students with mild disabilities?

Does anyone know where I could find Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) in mathematics for primary students with mild disabilities?

28th May, 2021
Can anyone suggest innovative research about food security/insecurity and people with disabilities to help inform a new project?

Can anyone suggest innovative research about food security/insecurity and people with disabilities to help inform a new project?

27th May, 2021
What are the grade level requirements for children with disabilities?

What are the grade level requirements for children with disabilities?

27th May, 2021
Does early intervention have any effect on the development of logical thinking and reasoning skills of deaf and hard of hearing?

Does early intervention have any effect on the dev

27th May, 2021
Does anybody know a scale to evaluate empowerment levels of people with intellectual disability?

Does anybody know a scale to evaluate empowerment levels of people with intellectual disability?

27th May, 2021
Which is more important in special education? Academic progress or inclusion?

Which is more important in special education? Academic progress or inclusion?

27th May, 2021
Is the applied behaviour analysis an appropriate method to teach individuals with developmental disabilities to protect themselves against COVID-19?

Is the applied behaviour analysis an appropriate method to teach individuals with developmental disabilities to protect themselves against COVID-19?

27th May, 2021
Do people with ASD and ADHD have similar learning disabilities?

Do people with ASD and ADHD have similar learning disabilities?

27th May, 2021
Does anyone have any recommendations on a good instrument (questionnaire) for assessing the quality of life (QOL) of people with intellectual disability?

Does anyone have any recommendations on a good instrument (questionnaire) for assessing the quality of life (QOL) of people with intellectual disability?

27th May, 2021
What impact can domestic violence have on disabled children (autism, cognitive disabilities)?

What impact can domestic violence have on disabled children (autism, cognitive disabilities)?

27th May, 2021
I’m researching Intellectual Disability, how will COVID-19 impact children with autism?

I'm researching Intellectual Disability, how will COVID-19 impact children with autism?

27th May, 2021
Why people with disabilities have been less included and less involved in society?

Why people with disabilities have been less included and less involved in society?

27th May, 2021
I want know the appropriate scale about social skills for adolescents with moderate intellectual disabilities?

I want know the appropriate scale about social skills for adolescents with moderate intellectual disabilities?

27th May, 2021
What are the initial targets of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)?

What are the initial targets of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)?

27th May, 2021
I want to know more about the current situation of discrimination against people with disabilities, many thanks!

I want to know more about the current situation of discrimination against people with disabilities, many thanks!

27th May, 2021
Are there any barriers for people with disabilities to be included?

Are there any barriers for people with disabilities to be included?

27th May, 2021
What are the actions of the interdependent paradigm for people with disabilities?

What are the actions of the interdependent paradigm for people with disabilities?

27th May, 2021
How to enhance self-determination for people with disabilities?

How to enhance self-determination for people with disabilities?

27th May, 2021
Why do we want people with disabilities to be interdependent?

Why do we want people with disabilities to be interdependent?

27th May, 2021
What does self-determination mean to people with disabilities?

What does self-determination mean to people with disabilities?

27th May, 2021
What does the normalization principle mean?

What does the normalization principle mean?

27th May, 2021
What are the principles of Quality of Life central to the Person-centred Approach?

What are the principles of Quality of Life central to the Person-centred Approach?

27th May, 2021
What is the definition of “disablement”?

What is the definition of “disablement”?

27th May, 2021
Is the definition of disability related to relevant programs or surveys?

Is the definition of disability related to relevant programs or surveys?

27th May, 2021
What does “activity limitation” mean?

What does “activity limitation” mean?

27th May, 2021
Can anyone give me some recommendations that will put both me and the person with the disability more at ease?

Can anyone give me some recommendations that will put both me and the person with the disability more at ease?

27th May, 2021
Is there any databases on the appropriate language in the service for individuals with disabilities?

Is there any databases on the appropriate language in the service for individuals with disabilities?

27th May, 2021
What is participation restriction?

What is participation restriction?

27th May, 2021
Why proper language use is important in the field of services for people with disabilities?

Why proper language use is important in the field of services for people with disabilities?

27th May, 2021
I want to know more about impairment. Thanks!

I want to know more about impairment. Thanks!

27th May, 2021
What positive impact do quality inclusive recreation and leisure activities have on people with disabilities in the community?

What positive impact do quality inclusive recreation and leisure activities have on people with disabilities in the community?

27th May, 2021
Could anyone give me a clear clarification of people with disabilities?

Could anyone give me a clear clarification of people with disabilities?

27th May, 2021
I am going to measure the self-esteem of children in Hong Kong. Do you have any recommendations for a proper scale?

I am going to measure the self-esteem of children in Hong Kong. Do you have any recommendations for a proper scale?

27th May, 2021
Are children who grow up in low-income households more likely to quit education?

Are children who grow up in low-income households more likely to quit education?

27th May, 2021
Would you please explain the relationship between child poverty and malnutrition?

Would you please explain the relationship between child poverty and malnutrition?

27th May, 2021
What is the situation of child poverty in Hong Kong?

What is the situation of child poverty in Hong Kong?

27th May, 2021
Speaking of inter-generational poverty, could you please elaborate a bit more?

Speaking of inter-generational poverty, could you please elaborate a bit more?

27th May, 2021
Can CSSA recipients apply for WFA at the same time?

Can CSSA recipients apply for WFA at the same time?

27th May, 2021
What is the amount of subsidies of WFA?

What is the amount of subsidies of WFA?

27th May, 2021
Could you please introduce the meaning and function of WFA in poverty alleviation?

Could you please introduce the meaning and function of WFA in poverty alleviation?

26th May, 2021
What is the impact of non-recurrent cash measures on poverty alleviation?

What is the impact of non-recurrent cash measures on poverty alleviation?

26th May, 2021
After the Government’s recurrent cash intervention, what is the poverty rate then?

After the Government’s recurrent cash intervention, what is the poverty rate then?

26th May, 2021
What is the latest poverty rate in Hong Kong?

What is the latest poverty rate in Hong Kong?

26th May, 2021
Who can apply for ERF? Is it a compensation?

Who can apply for ERF? Is it a compensation?

26th May, 2021
What is the emergency relief fund (ERF)?

What is the emergency relief fund (ERF)?

26th May, 2021
Any measures to take to eradicate the poverty among urban populations affected by the COVID-19 in Hong Kong?

Any measures to take to eradicate the poverty among urban populations affected by the COVID-19 in Hong Kong?

26th May, 2021
The COVID-19 has badly hit the wage earners in the informal economies and service sectors, who become vulnerable populations under pandemic. What problems will they face?

The COVID-19 has badly hit the wage earners in the informal economies and service sectors, who become vulnerable populations under pandemic. What problems will they face?

26th May, 2021
Then, which district has the worst homeless problem?

Then, which district has the worst homeless problem?

26th May, 2021
In Hong Kong, there have been “McRefugees” who sleep at McDonald’s outlets overnight. For these homeless people, what services can be delivered to them?

In Hong Kong, there have been “McRefugees” who sleep at McDonald’s outlets overnight. For these homeless people, what services can be delivered to them?

26th May, 2021
I hear of the Short-term Food Assistance Service Projects (STFASPs), which aim to support individuals and families with difficulties coping with their daily food expenditure. Under the threat of epidemic, do you have any idea how the Government will respond to the increasing needs?

I hear of the Short-term Food Assistance Service Projects (STFASPs), which aim to support individuals and families with difficulties coping with their daily food expenditure. Under the threat of e ...

26th May, 2021
What is the threshold of the Public Transport Fare Subsidy Scheme?

What is the threshold of the Public Transport Fare Subsidy Scheme?

26th May, 2021
In the past year, many people suffer from unemployment due to the epidemic and economic downturn. Is there any measure that Government takes to tackle the problem?

In the past year, many people suffer from unemployment due to the epidemic and economic downturn. Is there any measure that Government takes to tackle the problem?

26th May, 2021
Could you please introduce the current non-means-tested benefits in Hong Kong?

Could you please introduce the current non-means-tested benefits in Hong Kong?

26th May, 2021
So the definition of elderly households requires all members to be elderly, but new arrival households need only one member as a new arrival. Do I understand correctly?

So the definition of elderly households requires all members to be elderly, but new arrival households need only one member as a new arrival. Do I understand correctly?

26th May, 2021
Do new-arrival households mean all members are One-way Permit Holders and reside in Hong Kong for less than seven years?

Do new-arrival households mean all members are One-way Permit Holders and reside in Hong Kong for less than seven years?

26th May, 2021
If there is one or two members aged below 65 in the household, then it is not counted as an elderly household. Am I right?

If there is one or two members aged below 65 in the household, then it is not counted as an elderly household. Am I right?

26th May, 2021
Do elderly households mean households that have elderly persons in them?

Do elderly households mean households that have elderly persons in them?

26th May, 2021
Is there any difference in the poverty line between employed elderly and unemployed elderly?

Is there any difference in the poverty line between employed elderly and unemployed elderly?

26th May, 2021
When did the Hong Kong government set the official poverty line?

When did the Hong Kong government set the official poverty line?

26th May, 2021
What are the governmental policies to alleviate poverty in Hong Kong? Could you please name a few?

What are the governmental policies to alleviate poverty in Hong Kong? Could you please name a few?

21st May, 2021
How about the poverty rate of the elderly aged 65 and above in Hong Kong?

How about the poverty rate of the elderly aged 65 and above in Hong Kong?

21st May, 2021
Why is the child poverty rate so high in the year 2019-2020?

Why is the child poverty rate so high in the year 2019-2020?

21st May, 2021
What is the poverty rate for the children group in Hong Kong?

What is the poverty rate for the children group in Hong Kong?

21st May, 2021
Could you please also explain what in-kind benefits are?

Could you please also explain what in-kind benefits are?

21st May, 2021
What do recurrent cash benefits mean in Hong Kong?

What do recurrent cash benefits mean in Hong Kong?

21st May, 2021
In Hong Kong, is the poverty line a relative or an absolute concept?

In Hong Kong, is the poverty line a relative or an absolute concept?

21st May, 2021
To be specific, which target groups are at the center of poverty alleviation policies?

To be specific, which target groups are at the center of poverty alleviation policies?

21st May, 2021
What is the guiding principle of the Government in regard to poverty alleviation?

What is the guiding principle of the Government in regard to poverty alleviation?

21st May, 2021
May I know the governmental relief measures against the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic?

May I know the governmental relief measures against the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic?

21st May, 2021
What if a person is under imprisonment or detention? Can he or she still receive OAA?

What if a person is under imprisonment or detention? Can he or she still receive OAA?

21st May, 2021
I do not know clearly about Old Age Allowance (OAA) in Hong Kong. Would you please help me with the definition?

I do not know clearly about Old Age Allowance (OAA) in Hong Kong. Would you please help me with the definition?

21st May, 2021
Is CLEIC means-tested?

Is CLEIC means-tested?

21st May, 2021
What is the in Criminal and Law Enforcement Injuries Compensation (CLEIC) Scheme Hong Kong?

What is the in Criminal and Law Enforcement Injuries Compensation (CLEIC) Scheme Hong Kong?

21st May, 2021
Is TAVA mean-tested?

Is TAVA mean-tested?

20th May, 2021
Dear MEL Institute, we are developing a service for persons affected by traffic accidents in Hong Kong. I hope to know, is there any social security scheme to protect financial assistance for traffic accident victims?

Dear MEL Institute, we are developing a service for persons affected by traffic accidents in Hong Kong. I hope to know, is there any social security scheme to protect financial assistance for traf ...

20th May, 2021
One of my clients is an able-bodied CSSA recipient. Where can he seek employment support services?

One of my clients is an able-bodied CSSA recipient. Where can he seek employment support services?

20th May, 2021
Could you please explain the function of the Social Security Appeal Board?

Could you please explain the function of the Social Security Appeal Board?

20th May, 2021
I am writing a proposal about the self-reliance program for CSSA recipients. Where can I find relevant statistics?

I am writing a proposal about the self-reliance program for CSSA recipients. Where can I find relevant statistics?

20th May, 2021
For the elderly CSSA recipients, can they receive cash assistance if they choose to retire permanently in the Guangdong or Fujian Province?

For the elderly CSSA recipients, can they receive cash assistance if they choose to retire permanently in the Guangdong or Fujian Province?

20th May, 2021
Then what is the component of the social security system in HK?

Then what is the component of the social security system in HK?

20th May, 2021
May I ask the nature of the current social security system? Is it contributory or non-contributory?

May I ask the nature of the current social security system? Is it contributory or non-contributory?

20th May, 2021
Can you give me some tips of community development evaluation?

Can you give me some tips of community development evaluation?

14th May, 2021
What skills should community development professionals possess?

What skills should community development professionals possess?

14th May, 2021
What are the skills required in community work?

What are the skills required in community work?

14th May, 2021
What is the benefit of community engagement?

What is the benefit of community engagement?

14th May, 2021
What is community building?

What is community building?

14th May, 2021
What is community organising?

What is community organising?

14th May, 2021
What are the elements of a community?

What are the elements of a community?

14th May, 2021
What is the community development in social work?

What is the community development in social work?

14th May, 2021
What are the characteristics of successful community development?

What are the characteristics of successful community development?

14th May, 2021
Why is community development important?

Why is community development important?

14th May, 2021
What is Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD)?

What is Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD)?

14th May, 2021
What is the role of a community development practitioner?

What is the role of a community development practitioner?

14th May, 2021
Who can do community development?

Who can do community development?

14th May, 2021
When is not appropriate to use community development?

When is not appropriate to use community development?

14th May, 2021
When to use community development?

When to use community development?

13th May, 2021
What is the differences between community-based work and community development work?

What is the differences between community-based work and community development work?

13th May, 2021
What is not community development?

What is not community development?

13th May, 2021
What are the outcomes of community development?

What are the outcomes of community development?

13th May, 2021
What are the five principles of community development?

What are the five principles of community development?

13th May, 2021
What are the characteristics of community development?

What are the characteristics of community development?

13th May, 2021
What do community developers do?

What do community developers do?

13th May, 2021
What are the communing efforts in community development?

What are the communing efforts in community development?

13th May, 2021
How can we understand the concept of the “development” within community development?

How can we understand the concept of the “development” within community development?

13th May, 2021
What are your suggestions for community development?

What are your suggestions for community development?

13th May, 2021
What is the role of the government between community and capital?

What is the role of the government between community and capital?

13th May, 2021
What is the goal for community development project?

What is the goal for community development project?

13th May, 2021
What does community development involve?

What does community development involve?

13th May, 2021
How to develop community resilience?

How to develop community resilience?

13th May, 2021
What is the definition of community resilience?

What is the definition of community resilience?

13th May, 2021
What are the current challenges facing community development?

What are the current challenges facing community development?

13th May, 2021
What are the social welfare concepts related to community development?

What are the social welfare concepts related to community development?

13th May, 2021
What do you think about community development work practices?

What do you think about community development work practices?

13th May, 2021
Under the influence of neo-liberalism, what areas should be paid more attention to in community development?

Under the influence of neo-liberalism, what areas should be paid more attention to in community development?

13th May, 2021
Has there been any change in the perception of community development in recent years?

Has there been any change in the perception of community development in recent years?

13th May, 2021
What are the characteristics of most opinions about community development?

What are the characteristics of most opinions about community development?

13th May, 2021
What are the approaches to community development?

What are the approaches to community development?

13th May, 2021
How to ensure the social welfare nature of community services?

How to ensure the social welfare nature of community services?

13th May, 2021
What is the difference between community development and community services?

What is the difference between community development and community services?

13th May, 2021
What problems need to be solved when the development of the community is limited?

What problems need to be solved when the development of the community is limited?

13th May, 2021
What difficulties does the traditional community service system face?

What difficulties does the traditional community service system face?

13th May, 2021
What are the innovative ideas of community service, can you give me an example?

What are the innovative ideas of community service, can you give me an example?

13th May, 2021
How to effectively use community resources?

How to effectively use community resources?

13th May, 2021
What principles should be followed in community services?

What principles should be followed in community services?

13th May, 2021
What are the functions of community services?

What are the functions of community services?

13th May, 2021
Who are the objectives of community services?

Who are the objectives of community services?

13th May, 2021
What are the advantages and necessity of professional social work involved in community public services?

What are the advantages and necessity of professional social work involved in community public services?

13th May, 2021
What is community public service?

What is community public service?

13th May, 2021
What is the objective of community development?

What is the objective of community development?

13th May, 2021
What is community development?

What is community development?

12th May, 2021
How NGOs can help in improving the lives of the poor?

How NGOs can help in improving the lives of the poor?

12th May, 2021
Why are public assistance programs important?

Why are public assistance programs important?

12th May, 2021
What is social assistance for poverty?

What is social assistance for poverty?

12th May, 2021
What are the differences between social assistance and social insurance?

What are the differences between social assistance and social insurance?

12th May, 2021
What indicators can we use to evaluate the success of a program?

What indicators can we use to evaluate the success of a program?

12th May, 2021
Why is theory important in social work?

Why is theory important in social work?

12th May, 2021
What are personal social services?

What are personal social services?

12th May, 2021
What are emergency support services?

What are emergency support services?

12th May, 2021
What are the differences between public services and civil services?

What are the differences between public services and civil services?

12th May, 2021
Why public services matter?

Why public services matter?

12th May, 2021
What are the purposes of public services?

What are the purposes of public services?

12th May, 2021
What is public service?

What is public service?

12th May, 2021
What social work skills are important in social services?

What social work skills are important in social services?

12th May, 2021
What is school-based social work?

What is school-based social work?

12th May, 2021
What problems may social services for teenagers with behaviour problems face?

What problems may social services for teenagers with behaviour problems face?

12th May, 2021
What should be paid attention to when providing services to young people with behaviour problems?

What should be paid attention to when providing services to young people with behaviour problems?

12th May, 2021
Why social services for teenagers are important?

Why social services for teenagers are important?

12th May, 2021
What are at-risk kids in community?

What are at-risk kids in community?

12th May, 2021
How can the perspective of dominance be applied to social work?

How can the perspective of dominance be applied to social work?

12th May, 2021
What are the implications of the normalisation of the epidemic for social services for youth?

What are the implications of the normalisation of the epidemic for social services for youth?

12th May, 2021
What theories can be used to help us understand the effects of COVID-19 on adolescents?

What theories can be used to help us understand the effects of COVID-19 on adolescents?

12th May, 2021
What is family system theory?

What is family system theory?

12th May, 2021
What negative effects do you think COVID-19 might have on the lives of adolescents?

What negative effects do you think COVID-19 might have on the lives of adolescents?

12th May, 2021
In the context of COVID-19, what are your suggestions for youth social services?

In the context of COVID-19, what are your suggestions for youth social services?

12th May, 2021
What are the characteristics of the social service system for the elderly in East Asia?

What are the characteristics of the social service system for the elderly in East Asia?

12th May, 2021
What category can the elderly society service system be divided into?

What category can the elderly society service system be divided into?

8th May, 2021
What kind of characteristic does the system of old-age social services have?

What kind of characteristic does the system of old-age social services have?

8th May, 2021
What factors affect social services for the elderly?

What factors affect social services for the elderly?

8th May, 2021
Why should we provide social services for the elderly?

Why should we provide social services for the elderly?

8th May, 2021
What do social services for?

What do social services for?

8th May, 2021
In the process of developing social work services for the elderly, what problems may they face?

In the process of developing social work services for the elderly, what problems may they face?

8th May, 2021
What challenges may social services for the elderly meet?

What challenges may social services for the elderly meet?

7th May, 2021
What services do local agencies provide for senior citizens?

What services do local agencies provide for senior citizens?

7th May, 2021
What are the methods of social program evaluation?

What are the methods of social program evaluation?

7th May, 2021
What are the disadvantages of evaluation?

What are the disadvantages of evaluation?

7th May, 2021
What is the benefit of evaluation?

What is the benefit of evaluation?

7th May, 2021
What is the purpose of a program evaluation?

What is the purpose of a program evaluation?

7th May, 2021
What is program evaluation in social work?

What is program evaluation in social work?

7th May, 2021
Why are requests for proposals (RFPs) used?

Why are requests for proposals (RFPs) used?

7th May, 2021
What do the contract management process for?

What do the contract management process for?

7th May, 2021
What do children welfare services (CWS) include?

What do children welfare services (CWS) include?

7th May, 2021
What is a social service worker?

What is a social service worker?

7th May, 2021
What is the goal of social services?

What is the goal of social services?

7th May, 2021
What are social services?

What are social services?

7th May, 2021
From what perspectives can client satisfaction be measured?

From what perspectives can client satisfaction be measured?

7th May, 2021
How to determine whether the service target is satisfied with the services?

How to determine whether the service target is satisfied with the services?

7th May, 2021
What effect does the “expectation gap” have on social service programs?

What effect does the “expectation gap” have on social service programs?

7th May, 2021
What are the elements of criticism of government programs?

What are the elements of criticism of government programs?

7th May, 2021
What is service learning?

What is service learning?

6th May, 2021
What do total rehabilitation services include?

What do total rehabilitation services include?

6th May, 2021
May I ask the average workload of a medical social worker in Hong Kong? For example, how many cases are they to serve per year?

May I ask the average workload of a medical social worker in Hong Kong? For example, how many cases are they to serve per year?

6th May, 2021
I am looking for the yearly output of medical social service cases of the SWD. Where can I find the relevant information?

I am looking for the yearly output of medical social service cases of the SWD. Where can I find the relevant information?

6th May, 2021
How can patients or their family members apply for medical social services?

How can patients or their family members apply for medical social services?

6th May, 2021
I hope to do a comparative study about patients’ satisfaction between those who receive the medical social service and those who do not. Could you please help interpret hypothesis testing for this comparative study?

I hope to do a comparative study about patients’ satisfaction between those who receive the medical social service and those who do not. Could you please help interpret hypothesis testing for this ...

6th May, 2021
When do we use estimation to calculate sample size?

When do we use estimation to calculate sample size?

6th May, 2021
What are the ways to calculate sample size?

What are the ways to calculate sample size?

6th May, 2021
Do you mean the calculation of sample size depends on the study design?

Do you mean the calculation of sample size depends on the study design?

6th May, 2021
In my study of caregivers’ burden, how many subjects are needed?

In my study of caregivers’ burden, how many subjects are needed?

6th May, 2021
Could you please explain why we shall use “clinically meaningful difference” in the medical social service setting?

Could you please explain why we shall use “clinically meaningful difference” in the medical social service setting?

6th May, 2021
How do interpret “clinically meaningful difference”?

How do interpret “clinically meaningful difference”?

6th May, 2021
What does a 5% significance level mean?

What does a 5% significance level mean?

6th May, 2021
I am helping with designing a survey questionnaire for people using medical social services. What level of significance shall I consider?

I am helping with designing a survey questionnaire for people using medical social services. What level of significance shall I consider?

6th May, 2021
Hi, when collecting the demographic information of my clients in the hospital, where shall I put them? Should I put this section at the top or bottom of the front page of the questionnaire?

Hi, when collecting the demographic information of my clients in the hospital, where shall I put them? Should I put this section at the top or bottom of the front page of the questionnaire?

6th May, 2021
Dr. MEL, I am thinking of removing a scale from my questionnaire because it is too difficult. Is it appropriate?

Dr. MEL, I am thinking of removing a scale from my questionnaire because it is too difficult. Is it appropriate?

6th May, 2021
I find my questionnaire a bit too long. But it is hard to cut off questions. Do you think this will reduce respondents’ willingness to complete them?

I find my questionnaire a bit too long. But it is hard to cut off questions. Do you think this will reduce respondents’ willingness to complete them?

6th May, 2021
I am a medical social worker and have been designing a patient satisfaction questionnaire. May I ask what aspects are related to the response rate?

I am a medical social worker and have been designing a patient satisfaction questionnaire. May I ask what aspects are related to the response rate?

6th May, 2021
What is the content marketing strategy? Could you please tell me a little bit more?

What is the content marketing strategy? Could you please tell me a little bit more?

6th May, 2021
The retention rate of the app developed by my team is low. Is there any way to increase it?

The retention rate of the app developed by my team is low. Is there any way to increase it?

6th May, 2021
When developing a mobile app for patients, what are the key points to be noted?

When developing a mobile app for patients, what are the key points to be noted?

6th May, 2021
When we develop a communication strategy in the hospital setting, what context should be considered?

When we develop a communication strategy in the hospital setting, what context should be considered?

6th May, 2021
I am new at developing a creative brief. Any guiding questions that I can follow?

I am new at developing a creative brief. Any guiding questions that I can follow?

6th May, 2021
When should the creative brief be used?

When should the creative brief be used?

6th May, 2021
What are the contents included in “a creative brief”?

What are the contents included in “a creative brief”?

6th May, 2021
Could anyone help explain what is “a creative brief”?

Could anyone help explain what is “a creative brief”?

6th May, 2021
Following up on the previous question, do you mean that I need to be critical and creative in using digital tools?

Following up on the previous question, do you mean that I need to be critical and creative in using digital tools?

6th May, 2021
Could you please recommend some digital tools to facilitate my work in recruiting participants in a medical program setting?

Could you please recommend some digital tools to facilitate my work in recruiting participants in a medical program setting?

6th May, 2021
Following the previous post, is it what we call “communication strategy” by choosing the most appropriate tool to deliver media messages?

Following the previous post, is it what we call “communication strategy” by choosing the most appropriate tool to deliver media messages?

6th May, 2021
Shall we use animated video clips to attract the attention of elderly patients in the hospital for promoting our medical social services?

Shall we use animated video clips to attract the attention of elderly patients in the hospital for promoting our medical social services?

6th May, 2021
By the way, could you please tell me more about the communication strategy?

By the way, could you please tell me more about the communication strategy?

6th May, 2021
I am a medical social worker in a public hospital. Recently, we plan to launch a social support online group for people affected by the COVID-19. Do you have any suggestions for the promotion of the service?

I am a medical social worker in a public hospital. Recently, we plan to launch a social support online group for people affected by the COVID-19. Do you have any suggestions for the promotion of t ...

6th May, 2021
Could you please tell me a little more about the accountability of a non-governmental organization?

Could you please tell me a little more about the accountability of a non-governmental organization?

6th May, 2021
Why is program evaluation important in medical social services?

Why is program evaluation important in medical social services?

1st May, 2021
Can CSSA recipients apply for payment waiver of public health care expenses?

Can CSSA recipients apply for payment waiver of public health care expenses?

1st May, 2021
If a patient hopes to apply for a fee waiver, can he/she look for MSWs for help?

If a patient hopes to apply for a fee waiver, can he/she look for MSWs for help?

1st May, 2021
Where can I find the list of MSSUs of both under SWD and HA?

Where can I find the list of MSSUs of both under SWD and HA?

1st May, 2021
Dear Dr. MEL, it seems the Medical Social Services (MSSUs) can be classified into general and psychiatric settings. May I ask about their differences?

Dear Dr. MEL, it seems the Medical Social Services (MSSUs) can be classified into general and psychiatric settings. May I ask about their differences?

1st May, 2021
Following the previous inquiry, is the CCF means-tested?

Following the previous inquiry, is the CCF means-tested?

1st May, 2021
I heard that there is a Community Care Fund (CCF) Medical Assistance Program for people facing economic difficulties. Where can I find the items supported by this program?

I heard that there is a Community Care Fund (CCF) Medical Assistance Program for people facing economic difficulties. Where can I find the items supported by this program?

30th April, 2021
Can the medical funds be used to purchase rehabilitation appliances?

Can the medical funds be used to purchase rehabilitation appliances?

30th April, 2021
Hi, I am asking on behalf of my client about the relevant fund for medical social services. Can they apply by themselves or can they only apply via MSWs?

Hi, I am asking on behalf of my client about the relevant fund for medical social services. Can they apply by themselves or can they only apply via MSWs?

30th April, 2021
Following up on the previous post, may I know who can submit a guardianship application?

Following up on the previous post, may I know who can submit a guardianship application?

30th April, 2021
Dear Dr. MEL, I hope to know that if a person is mentally incapacitated and has no family members, who can be his/her guardian?

Dear Dr. MEL, I hope to know that if a person is mentally incapacitated and has no family members, who can be his/her guardian?

30th April, 2021
After discharging from the hospital, how can patients and families find rehabilitation services?

After discharging from the hospital, how can patients and families find rehabilitation services?

30th April, 2021
If a family member of a patient has some problems arising from taking care of the patient, say, the caregiver burden, can he/she seek help from MSWs?

If a family member of a patient has some problems arising from taking care of the patient, say, the caregiver burden, can he/she seek help from MSWs?

30th April, 2021
Would MSWs help patients reintegrate into society?

Would MSWs help patients reintegrate into society?

30th April, 2021
How many MSWs are there in Hong Kong?

How many MSWs are there in Hong Kong?

30th April, 2021
Where do MSWs usually work?

Where do MSWs usually work?

30th April, 2021
What do MSWs mean?

What do MSWs mean?

30th April, 2021
What are relative needs?

What are relative needs?

30th April, 2021
Could I use maximum variation and deviant case sampling in program evaluation?

Could I use maximum variation and deviant case sampling in program evaluation?

30th April, 2021
What are sampling errors?

What are sampling errors?

30th April, 2021
What is the sampling frame?

What is the sampling frame?

30th April, 2021
What is a representative sample?

What is a representative sample?

30th April, 2021
What is sampling?

What is sampling?

30th April, 2021
How to understand the cognitive component of cognitive-behavioral integrated treatment?

How to understand the cognitive component of cognitive-behavioral integrated treatment?

30th April, 2021
Could anyone explain to me the meaning of the motivational component in the cognitive-behavioral integrated treatment?

Could anyone explain to me the meaning of the motivational component in the cognitive-behavioral integrated treatment?

30th April, 2021
What are the key components of cognitive-behavioral integrated treatment?

What are the key components of cognitive-behavioral integrated treatment?

30th April, 2021
What is the cognitive-behavioral integrated treatment?

What is the cognitive-behavioral integrated treatment?

30th April, 2021
What is evidence-based practice?

What is evidence-based practice?

30th April, 2021
What is the definition of comparison group designs?

What is the definition of comparison group designs?

30th April, 2021
What does “retention for evaluation purposes” mean?

What does “retention for evaluation purposes” mean?

30th April, 2021
What does “recruitment for evaluation purposes” mean?

What does “recruitment for evaluation purposes” mean?

30th April, 2021
What is implementation fidelity?

What is implementation fidelity?

30th April, 2021
What is the standard of the establishment of intra-rater reliability?

What is the standard of the establishment of intra-rater reliability?

30th April, 2021
What is the standard of the establishment of inter-rater reliability?

What is the standard of the establishment of inter-rater reliability?

30th April, 2021
What is archival data?

What is archival data?

30th April, 2021
I am going to do a focus group. Could anyone give me some suggestions?

I am going to do a focus group. Could anyone give me some suggestions?

30th April, 2021
What is the difference between a one-to-one interview and a focus group?

What is the difference between a one-to-one interview and a focus group?

30th April, 2021
I am going to do one-to-one interviews. Any suggestions on the preparation work?

I am going to do one-to-one interviews. Any suggestions on the preparation work?

30th April, 2021
Any suggestions for designing a survey?

Any suggestions for designing a survey?

29th April, 2021
How to choose the tools for collecting data?

How to choose the tools for collecting data?

29th April, 2021
What are benchmarks?

What are benchmarks?

29th April, 2021
Why do many funding agencies require an external evaluator to be present?

Why do many funding agencies require an external evaluator to be present?

29th April, 2021
What is the difference between internal and external evaluators?

What is the difference between internal and external evaluators?

29th April, 2021
How to write the “methods” part of an evaluation report?

How to write the “methods” part of an evaluation report?

29th April, 2021
What contents should I write in the introduction part of an evaluation report?

What contents should I write in the introduction part of an evaluation report?

29th April, 2021
What contents should be included in an evaluation report?

What contents should be included in an evaluation report?

29th April, 2021
What is triangulation?

What is triangulation?

29th April, 2021
What is summative evaluation?

What is summative evaluation?

29th April, 2021
What is formative evaluation?

What is formative evaluation?

29th April, 2021
Are there any principles for conducting good emotional marketing?

Are there any principles for conducting good emotional marketing?

29th April, 2021
Why is digital storytelling powerful?

Why is digital storytelling powerful?

29th April, 2021
Could anyone recommend any useful tools in digital storytelling?

Could anyone recommend any useful tools in digital storytelling?

29th April, 2021
What is digital storytelling?

What is digital storytelling?

29th April, 2021
What are the characteristics of great stories in digital storytelling?

What are the characteristics of great stories in digital storytelling?

29th April, 2021
Are there any limitations of data linkage?

Are there any limitations of data linkage?

29th April, 2021
When using data, what ethical issues should draw attention?

When using data, what ethical issues should draw attention?

29th April, 2021
Are there any principles to follow in data interpretation?

Are there any principles to follow in data interpretation?

29th April, 2021
Findings from data analysis of my project were unreasonable and strange. What is the problem?

Findings from data analysis of my project were unreasonable and strange. What is the problem?

29th April, 2021
What is the meaning of data operationalisation in digital infrastructure?

What is the meaning of data operationalisation in digital infrastructure?

29th April, 2021
I want to know the scaffolds of digital infrastructure in data linkage. Could anyone tell me?

I want to know the scaffolds of digital infrastructure in data linkage. Could anyone tell me?

29th April, 2021
What is the function of digital infrastructure in data linkage?

What is the function of digital infrastructure in data linkage?

29th April, 2021
Could anyone explain the logic of propensity score matching in program evaluation?

Could anyone explain the logic of propensity score matching in program evaluation?

29th April, 2021
When should we use propensity score matching (PSM)?

When should we use propensity score matching (PSM)?

29th April, 2021
What is propensity score matching (PSM)?

What is propensity score matching (PSM)?

29th April, 2021
What methods could be used to match individuals in the different datasets?

What methods could be used to match individuals in the different datasets?

29th April, 2021
What are the advantages of data linkage?

What are the advantages of data linkage?

29th April, 2021
What are management data?

What are management data?

29th April, 2021
What are administrative data?

What are administrative data?

29th April, 2021
What types of data are often collected in NGOs?

What types of data are often collected in NGOs?

29th April, 2021
What are the advantages of using administrative data?

What are the advantages of using administrative data?

29th April, 2021
What are the objectives of family and child welfare services?

What are the objectives of family and child welfare services?

29th April, 2021
What is the function of the family in children development?

What is the function of the family in children development?

29th April, 2021
Where can I find the leaflet of AVP of SWD?

Where can I find the leaflet of AVP of SWD?

29th April, 2021
What is the content of the Domestic Violence Ordinance?

What is the content of the Domestic Violence Ordinance?

29th April, 2021
I hear of the Anti-Violence Program (AVP) of SWD. Could you please elaborate a bit more?

I hear of the Anti-Violence Program (AVP) of SWD. Could you please elaborate a bit more?

29th April, 2021
What are the objectives of Batterer Intervention Programs (BIP)?

What are the objectives of Batterer Intervention Programs (BIP)?

29th April, 2021
Domestic violence is so terrible. I wonder, is there any service designed to prevent it?

Domestic violence is so terrible. I wonder, is there any service designed to prevent it?

29th April, 2021
If a foreign domestic helper is in danger of human trafficking, can she be admitted to refuge centers?

If a foreign domestic helper is in danger of human trafficking, can she be admitted to refuge centers?

29th April, 2021
When foreign domestic helpers are abused by employers, can the helpers go to the Refuge Centres for Women?

When foreign domestic helpers are abused by employers, can the helpers go to the Refuge Centres for Women?

29th April, 2021
Can the victims of family violence apply for the refuge center directly? Or they must be referred by social workers?

Can the victims of family violence apply for the refuge center directly? Or they must be referred by social workers?

29th April, 2021
Could you please tell me the address of the five refuge centers for women?

Could you please tell me the address of the five refuge centers for women?

29th April, 2021
Is the admission of the above centers on a 24-hour basis?

Is the admission of the above centers on a 24-hour basis?

29th April, 2021
When encountering domestic violence or family crisis, where can the victims go for temporary shelter?

When encountering domestic violence or family crisis, where can the victims go for temporary shelter?

29th April, 2021
Is there any requirement for children as witnesses?

Is there any requirement for children as witnesses?

29th April, 2021
If a child needs to serve as a witness in criminal proceedings, is there any emotional support he/she can get during the trial process?

If a child needs to serve as a witness in criminal proceedings, is there any emotional support he/she can get during the trial process?

29th April, 2021
What kind of services can the victims of family violence get from Tsui Lam Centre of Po Leung Kuk?

What kind of services can the victims of family violence get from Tsui Lam Centre of Po Leung Kuk?

29th April, 2021
Where shall the victims of family violence go for help in Hong Kong?

Where shall the victims of family violence go for help in Hong Kong?

29th April, 2021
I want to read books about suicide prevention. Where can I get them?

I want to read books about suicide prevention. Where can I get them?

29th April, 2021
What is the goal of “life ambassadors” volunteers in the community?

What is the goal of “life ambassadors” volunteers in the community?

29th April, 2021
Can I be a volunteer for the “life ambassadors” programme for life education?

Can I be a volunteer for the “life ambassadors” programme for life education?

29th April, 2021
Speaking of life education, what kind of forms can be used in the community?

Speaking of life education, what kind of forms can be used in the community?

28th April, 2021
I want to be a volunteer in life education. Do you have any recommendations?

I want to be a volunteer in life education. Do you have any recommendations?

28th April, 2021
Hello, my friend has a suicide intention. Is there any suicide crisis center in Hong Kong that can help?

Hello, my friend has a suicide intention. Is there any suicide crisis center in Hong Kong that can help?

28th April, 2021
It seems child protection services need more humanistic concerns that may hinder the effectiveness of service delivery. For example, one single case might take a family social worker a year to follow. How can we evaluate its effectiveness then?

It seems child protection services need more humanistic concerns that may hinder the effectiveness of service delivery. For example, one single case might take a family social worker a year to fol ...

28th April, 2021
When designing child protective services for children being maltreated, is program evaluation necessary?

When designing child protective services for children being maltreated, is program evaluation necessary?

28th April, 2021
Could you please advise me on some references for ethical research involving children?

Could you please advise me on some references for ethical research involving children?

28th April, 2021
I have a question about voluntary participation. Can the participants withdraw from the survey even if they have agreed to join?

I have a question about voluntary participation. Can the participants withdraw from the survey even if they have agreed to join?

28th April, 2021
Shall we inform the participants of the risks and benefits of the study?

Shall we inform the participants of the risks and benefits of the study?

28th April, 2021
Hello, can we exclude children with disabilities from the survey?

Hello, can we exclude children with disabilities from the survey?

28th April, 2021
Following the previous post, can I use the Braille questionnaire for the blind student?

Following the previous post, can I use the Braille questionnaire for the blind student?

28th April, 2021
When conducting a survey with children, I find there is one blind student who cannot read the questionnaire. Do you have any suggestions for that?

When conducting a survey with children, I find there is one blind student who cannot read the questionnaire. Do you have any suggestions for that?

28th April, 2021
May I know where the three core ethical principles come from?

May I know where the three core ethical principles come from?

28th April, 2021
What are the three core ethical principles of research involving children and young people?

What are the three core ethical principles of research involving children and young people?

28th April, 2021
So, do I also need ethical approval from my institution after getting consent forms from both parents and children?

So, do I also need ethical approval from my institution after getting consent forms from both parents and children?

28th April, 2021
If I have survey questionnaires for children, do I have to seek children’s consent before the administration of the survey, after I get permission from their parents?

If I have survey questionnaires for children, do I have to seek children’s consent before the administration of the survey, after I get permission from their parents?

28th April, 2021
Could you please name a few ethical principles of research involving children?

Could you please name a few ethical principles of research involving children?

28th April, 2021
Is ethical approval a must for research involving children?

Is ethical approval a must for research involving children?

28th April, 2021
What is foster care in Hong Kong?

What is foster care in Hong Kong?

28th April, 2021
How many Integrated Family Service Centres (IFSCs) are there in Hong Kong?

How many Integrated Family Service Centres (IFSCs) are there in Hong Kong?

28th April, 2021
I heard of the pilot scheme on social work service for pre-primary institutions. Where can I find relevant information?

I heard of the pilot scheme on social work service for pre-primary institutions. Where can I find relevant information?

28th April, 2021
What is the service fee for Special Child Care Centres (SCCCs)?

What is the service fee for Special Child Care Centres (SCCCs)?

28th April, 2021
What kinds of services are there for children with disabilities?

What kinds of services are there for children with disabilities?

28th April, 2021
If a child is above three and needs care services while his or her parent(s) is working, what kind of services is available?

If a child is above three and needs care services while his or her parent(s) is working, what kind of services is available?

28th April, 2021
I wonder if a child aged 2 is eligible to register in a CCC?

I wonder if a child aged 2 is eligible to register in a CCC?

28th April, 2021
Up to now, what types of Child Care Centres (CCC) are there in Hong Kong?

Up to now, what types of Child Care Centres (CCC) are there in Hong Kong?

28th April, 2021
How can we promote the new hotline service to our clients?

How can we promote the new hotline service to our clients?

28th April, 2021
Since the outbreak of COVID-19, the hotline service is becoming more important for family welfare to reduce infection chances. Do you have any advice for setting up the telephone hotline service?

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, the hotline service is becoming more important for family welfare to reduce infection chances. Do you have any advice for setting up the telephone hotline service?

28th April, 2021
Following the previous post, do you have any recommendations for online outreaching cross-boundary students?

Following the previous post, do you have any recommendations for online outreaching cross-boundary students?

28th April, 2021
Dear MEL staff, could you please advise us on cross-boundary services under the current pandemic situation?

Dear MEL staff, could you please advise us on cross-boundary services under the current pandemic situation?

28th April, 2021
By the way, is it necessary to state the last revision date showed on the website if we want to cite the statistics?

By the way, is it necessary to state the last revision date showed on the website if we want to cite the statistics?

28th April, 2021
Hello, we are designing a new service for family life education and hope to know the current service provision in Hong Kong. Where can we get the relevant statistics?

Hello, we are designing a new service for family life education and hope to know the current service provision in Hong Kong. Where can we get the relevant statistics?

28th April, 2021
Hi, it is a pity I missed the MEL training this year. Do you still have it next year?

Hi, it is a pity I missed the MEL training this year. Do you still have it next year?

28th April, 2021
Could you please give me some suggestions to promote our program online?

Could you please give me some suggestions to promote our program online?

28th April, 2021
In community work, engaging volunteers is critical for our programs. However, the current pandemic situation discourages voluntary participation on site. Is there any alternative?

In community work, engaging volunteers is critical for our programs. However, the current pandemic situation discourages voluntary participation on site. Is there any alternative?

28th April, 2021
Excuse me, following the last post, when I am writing reports about our programs’ output and outcome in program evaluation, do you recommend adding relative numbers and absolute figures?

Excuse me, following the last post, when I am writing reports about our programs' output and outcome in program evaluation, do you recommend adding relative numbers and absolute figures?

28th April, 2021
In data analysis, what are “relative numbers” and “absolute figures”?

In data analysis, what are "relative numbers" and "absolute figures"?

28th April, 2021
When conducting an interview-conducting survey, what points shall we pay attention to?

When conducting an interview-conducting survey, what points shall we pay attention to?

28th April, 2021
Hello, does anyone have experience in surveying the elderly living in the community? What if they cannot fill in the questionnaires independently?

Hello, does anyone have experience in surveying the elderly living in the community? What if they cannot fill in the questionnaires independently?

28th April, 2021
Can you give an example of median and mode?

Can you give an example of median and mode?

28th April, 2021
Hi there, I am a bit confused about the two terms, median and mode. Anyone can help explain to me, please?

Hi there, I am a bit confused about the two terms, median and mode. Anyone can help explain to me, please?

28th April, 2021
What is the function of data collected in a program?

What is the function of data collected in a program?

28th April, 2021
Hello, when collecting community data, is it like the more, the better?

Hello, when collecting community data, is it like the more, the better?

28th April, 2021
I have designed an online questionnaire that could be operated through a mobile phone. I plan to spread the questionnaire through my personal network. Is this way of data collection a scientific approach?

I have designed an online questionnaire that could be operated through a mobile phone. I plan to spread the questionnaire through my personal network. Is this way of data collection a scientific a ...

28th April, 2021
In media reports, I often see journalists asking opinions from passengers on the road. They pick a casual person each time. Is it a random sampling method? Can we use it in program evaluation?

In media reports, I often see journalists asking opinions from passengers on the road. They pick a casual person each time. Is it a random sampling method? Can we use it in program evaluation?

28th April, 2021
In the sampling, there is probability sampling and non-probability sampling. Is the former one better than the latter one?

In the sampling, there is probability sampling and non-probability sampling. Is the former one better than the latter one?

28th April, 2021
Hi, could you please give some examples of probability sampling?

Hi, could you please give some examples of probability sampling?

28th April, 2021
Continuing with the last post, when conducting a community survey, are digital tools useful? For example, inviting participants to fill in online questionnaires.

Continuing with the last post, when conducting a community survey, are digital tools useful? For example, inviting participants to fill in online questionnaires.

28th April, 2021
What important points do we need to consider when conducting a community survey?

What important points do we need to consider when conducting a community survey?

28th April, 2021
To collect information about residents within a certain community, can we use a mail survey?

To collect information about residents within a certain community, can we use a mail survey?

28th April, 2021
I hope to know when we shall use a census or a sample survey.

I hope to know when we shall use a census or a sample survey.

28th April, 2021
In our community, the number of women outnumbers that of men. We see more older women than older men in public rental housing. I wonder whether there is a term in statistics to describe such an imbalance in gender?

In our community, the number of women outnumbers that of men. We see more older women than older men in public rental housing. I wonder whether there is a term in statistics to describe such an im ...

28th April, 2021
I came across a term called “elderly dependency ratio” while reading some articles about community development. Could anyone help to explain this?

I came across a term called "elderly dependency ratio" while reading some articles about community development. Could anyone help to explain this?

28th April, 2021
Our agency is located in Kwun Tong District, the most populated district in Hong Kong. We hope to launch a community housing project targeting households living in public rental housing. Where can we find detailed information about the housing statistics in Hong Kong?

Our agency is located in Kwun Tong District, the most populated district in Hong Kong. We hope to launch a community housing project targeting households living in public rental housing. Where can ...

28th April, 2021
Help! The statistics appear overwhelming to me. I do not even know some basic concepts, such as the mean, mode, and medium. Is there an introductory book about statistics for rookies like me?

Help! The statistics appear overwhelming to me. I do not even know some basic concepts, such as the mean, mode, and medium. Is there an introductory book about statistics for rookies like me?

28th April, 2021
Hello, does anybody know where to find secondary data about the population and labor distribution in Hong Kong? We are doing a community project and need that information.

Hello, does anybody know where to find secondary data about the population and labor distribution in Hong Kong? We are doing a community project and need that information.

28th April, 2021
Hey guys, anyone knows where I can find governmental data about community development in Hong Kong?

Hey guys, anyone knows where I can find governmental data about community development in Hong Kong?

28th April, 2021
Continuing with the last post, could you please give an example of a reliability test?

Continuing with the last post, could you please give an example of a reliability test?

9th April, 2021
Under the COVID-19 situation, our agency is planning to examine the effect of the pandemic. But it seems there is no available scale for that. Can we develop a new scale by ourselves?

Under the COVID-19 situation, our agency is planning to examine the effect of the pandemic. But it seems there is no available scale for that. Can we develop a new scale by ourselves?

9th April, 2021
When using the data from social media, do we need to seek consent from account users?

When using the data from social media, do we need to seek consent from account users?

8th April, 2021
In community service, we often need to use secondary data. Can social media be a source of data?

In community service, we often need to use secondary data. Can social media be a source of data?

8th April, 2021
Shall we follow both rules of confidentiality and anonymity in all surveys?

Shall we follow both rules of confidentiality and anonymity in all surveys?

8th April, 2021
I am a bit confused about confidentiality and anonymity. What are their meanings?

I am a bit confused about confidentiality and anonymity. What are their meanings?

8th April, 2021
I wonder if there are any reference books about storytelling?

I wonder if there are any reference books about storytelling?

8th April, 2021
Sometimes it is boring to show statistics about our programs for offenders only to the public. How can we improve the marketing skills to make more and broader social impacts?

Sometimes it is boring to show statistics about our programs for offenders only to the public. How can we improve the marketing skills to make more and broader social impacts?

8th April, 2021
Speaking of confidentiality, I know it is a critical ethical issue in surveying. But when it comes to administrative data, do we also need to have our clients’ consent? We are not using it for evaluation or research.

Speaking of confidentiality, I know it is a critical ethical issue in surveying. But when it comes to administrative data, do we also need to have our clients' consent? We are not using it for eva ...

8th April, 2021
Dear MEL staff, could you please advise me? Our agency is launching an anti-drug program, but it is almost impossible to conduct randomization. Is there any good alternative for that?

Dear MEL staff, could you please advise me? Our agency is launching an anti-drug program, but it is almost impossible to conduct randomization. Is there any good alternative for that?

8th April, 2021
Can administrative data be used in the evaluation?

Can administrative data be used in the evaluation?

8th April, 2021
Hi, may I know more about the definition of “administrative data”?

Hi, may I know more about the definition of "administrative data"?

8th April, 2021
What if we cannot employ RCT, any good alternative?

What if we cannot employ RCT, any good alternative?

8th April, 2021
Is there any ethical concern we should pay attention to when employing RCT in evaluations?

Is there any ethical concern we should pay attention to when employing RCT in evaluations?

8th April, 2021
I heard that Randomised Control Trial (RCT) is useful in examining the effectiveness of an intervention. Could you please introduce a bit more about it?

I heard that Randomised Control Trial (RCT) is useful in examining the effectiveness of an intervention. Could you please introduce a bit more about it?

8th April, 2021
Speaking of one-way ANOVA, it is about the comparison between the three groups at one time. What if we compare two by two, three times? Is it an acceptable practice?

Speaking of one-way ANOVA, it is about the comparison between the three groups at one time. What if we compare two by two, three times? Is it an acceptable practice?

8th April, 2021
Then if there is an anti-drug intervention and we want to know if it is effective. We recruit members and divide them into two groups, one is the treatment group, and another is the control group. Then we compare the mean scores of the two groups after our intervention. Is it called independent samples T-test?

Then if there is an anti-drug intervention and we want to know if it is effective. We recruit members and divide them into two groups, one is the treatment group, and another is the control group. ...

7th April, 2021
May I ask about the method to compare means in data analysis? Suppose our organization has a 6-month social skill training for young offenders, we want to know its effectiveness, and we have done the pre-test and post-test.

May I ask about the method to compare means in data analysis? Suppose our organization has a 6-month social skill training for young offenders, we want to know its effectiveness, and we have done ...

7th April, 2021
In anti-drug services, we usually need to record the locality of drug abuse. Is it a categorical variable?

In anti-drug services, we usually need to record the locality of drug abuse. Is it a categorical variable?

7th April, 2021
I hope to know whether an independent variable should be a categorical or continuous variable?

I hope to know whether an independent variable should be a categorical or continuous variable?

7th April, 2021
I am sorry to bother you again. What is a control variable anyway?

I am sorry to bother you again. What is a control variable anyway?

7th April, 2021
Hello, I am recently learning data analysis methods. The concept of “multiple regression” confuses me. There are so many factors that might influence the effects of independent variables on the dependent variable, then how can we determine which ones shall be included and others not?

Hello, I am recently learning data analysis methods. The concept of "multiple regression" confuses me. There are so many factors that might influence the effects of independent variables on the de ...

7th April, 2021
Another similar concept is the impact. I find it hard to distinguish between “outcome” and “impact,” as both indicate the effectiveness of a program?

Another similar concept is the impact. I find it hard to distinguish between "outcome" and "impact," as both indicate the effectiveness of a program?

7th April, 2021
Hello, could you please elaborate on the two concepts, output and outcome?

Hello, could you please elaborate on the two concepts, output and outcome?

7th April, 2021
Speaking of social values, it seems too abstract. How can we measure it in offenders’ program?

Speaking of social values, it seems too abstract. How can we measure it in offenders' program?

7th April, 2021
It is quite challenging to get speedy results in offenders’ services since the rehabilitation and reintegration process takes time. However, the funders usually expect to see the immediate outcome to ensure that their money does not go to waste. Is there a way to solve this problem?

It is quite challenging to get speedy results in offenders' services since the rehabilitation and reintegration process takes time. However, the funders usually expect to see the immediate outcome ...

7th April, 2021
Furthering to the previous post, is the client satisfaction survey a useful tool in program evaluation?

Furthering to the previous post, is the client satisfaction survey a useful tool in program evaluation?

7th April, 2021
Recently, we are conducting a client satisfaction survey of a drug abusers’ program. We got a very high rate of satisfaction in the results. Does it mean our program is successful and effective?

Recently, we are conducting a client satisfaction survey of a drug abusers' program. We got a very high rate of satisfaction in the results. Does it mean our program is successful and effective?

7th April, 2021
By the way, would you recommend any article or book about SROI?

By the way, would you recommend any article or book about SROI?

7th April, 2021
I hope to know if there is a better way to measure our programs’ social influence on drug abusers, except using the cost and benefit analysis? As you know, all the costs and benefits are measured in monetary terms, yet there is something that can hardly be measured by monetary terms, such as improvement in family relations when the drug abuser abandons his ill practices.

I hope to know if there is a better way to measure our programs' social influence on drug abusers, except using the cost and benefit analysis? As you know, all the costs and benefits are measured ...

7th April, 2021
I want to know more about the assessment of cognitive abilities and maturity of young people.

I want to know more about the assessment of cognitive abilities and maturity of young people.

11th March, 2021
Are there any exceptions to the duty of confidentiality?

Are there any exceptions to the duty of confidentiality?

11th March, 2021
Can anybody give me some suggestions on asking adolescents sensitive questions?

Can anybody give me some suggestions on asking adolescents sensitive questions?

11th March, 2021
Is family context important for the assessment of young people?

Is family context important for the assessment of young people?

11th March, 2021
How can I start communication with adolescents? Anything that I should pay attention to?

How can I start communication with adolescents? Anything that I should pay attention to?

11th March, 2021
What are adolescents with a generalised anxiety disorder like?

What are adolescents with a generalised anxiety disorder like?

11th March, 2021
What are the goals of motivational counselling?

What are the goals of motivational counselling?

11th March, 2021
I want to know more about the brief intervention for adolescent substance use. Thanks!

I want to know more about the brief intervention for adolescent substance use. Thanks!

11th March, 2021
What outcomes are relevant for children welfare intervention?

What outcomes are relevant for children welfare intervention?

11th March, 2021
How do I interview a child about alleged physical abuse?

How do I interview a child about alleged physical abuse?

11th March, 2021
What are the general principles of interviewing young children?

What are the general principles of interviewing young children?

11th March, 2021
How do I manage difficult encounters with the family?

How do I manage difficult encounters with the family?

11th March, 2021
How do I develop a helping alliance with the family?

How do I develop a helping alliance with the family?

11th March, 2021
How do I connect with children at different developmental levels?

How do I connect with children at different developmental levels?

11th March, 2021
Are parents and children entitled to agency records that relate to them?

Are parents and children entitled to agency records that relate to them?

11th March, 2021
How do I assess a caregiver’s strengths and treatment needs?

How do I assess a caregiver's strengths and treatment needs?

11th March, 2021
How do I assess family functioning?

How do I assess family functioning?

11th March, 2021
What is the best way to assess children’s perceptions of their support systems?

What is the best way to assess children's perceptions of their support systems?

11th March, 2021
How do I assess the caregiver’s neglect issues?

How do I assess the caregiver's neglect issues?

11th March, 2021
I want to know how to assess children’s language development?

I want to know how to assess children’s language development?

11th March, 2021
How do I assess the care of children with major medical problems?

How do I assess the care of children with major medical problems?

11th March, 2021
I want to know more about children’s adaptive behaviour. Thanks!

I want to know more about children’s adaptive behaviour. Thanks!

11th March, 2021
What is the philosophical approach to child welfare practice?

What is the philosophical approach to child welfare practice?

11th March, 2021
How to measure children’s motor development?

How to measure children’s motor development?

11th March, 2021
How do professionals assess a child’s emotional state?

How do professionals assess a child’s emotional state?

11th March, 2021
How do practitioners in child welfare agencies acquire child welfare competencies?

How do practitioners in child welfare agencies acquire child welfare competencies?

11th March, 2021
How to assess children’s educational development?

How to assess children’s educational development?

11th March, 2021
I want to know more about children’s externalizing disorders.

I want to know more about children’s externalizing disorders.

11th March, 2021
Can I know how to evaluate children’s emotional state?

Can I know how to evaluate children’s emotional state?

11th March, 2021
How do I recognize and assess common or important mental health problems in children?

How do I recognize and assess common or important mental health problems in children?

11th March, 2021
What behaviours do children with emotional problems usually have?

What behaviours do children with emotional problems usually have?

11th March, 2021
Does anybody know when a child needs to refer?

Does anybody know when a child needs to refer?

11th March, 2021
I want to know more about children’s cognitive development. Thanks!

I want to know more about children’s cognitive development. Thanks!

11th March, 2021
Besides social workers, what are other children’s service professionals there?

Besides social workers, what are other children's service professionals there?

11th March, 2021
I want to know more about children’s internalizing disorders. Many thanks!

I want to know more about children’s internalizing disorders. Many thanks!

11th March, 2021
How can we collect information about children before the assessment?

How can we collect information about children before the assessment?

11th March, 2021
Do social workers need to know about the life circumstances of children?

Do social workers need to know about the life circumstances of children?

11th March, 2021
Is it important to observe children’s behaviour in the course of services?

Is it important to observe children's behaviour in the course of services?

11th March, 2021
According to available research, how can art therapy be applied as an effective social work intervention, working with children who have been abused?

According to available research, how can art therapy be applied as an effective social work intervention, working with children who have been abused?

11th March, 2021
What does success mean in child protection work?

What does success mean in child protection work?

11th March, 2021
How should I measure attachment in preschool children (3-4 years old)?

How should I measure attachment in preschool children (3-4 years old)?

10th March, 2021
How can I assess the parental attitude toward their children?

How can I assess the parental attitude toward their children?

10th March, 2021
What should we do first when we start the evaluation?

What should we do first when we start the evaluation?

10th March, 2021
Before we evaluate the outcomes and effectiveness of a project, what should we consider?

Before we evaluate the outcomes and effectiveness of a project, what should we consider?

10th March, 2021
Why do we use data for program evaluation?

Why do we use data for program evaluation?

10th March, 2021
What are the fundamentals of outcome evaluation?

What are the fundamentals of outcome evaluation?

10th March, 2021
What is outcome evaluation?

What is outcome evaluation?

10th March, 2021
What is the process of implementation?

What is the process of implementation?

10th March, 2021
What are the differences between monitoring and evaluation?

What are the differences between monitoring and evaluation?

10th March, 2021
What is the application of t-test in program evaluation?

What is the application of t-test in program evaluation?

10th March, 2021
What is the significance level (alpha)?

What is the significance level (alpha)?

10th March, 2021
What is the purpose of inferential statistics?

What is the purpose of inferential statistics?

10th March, 2021
What factors affect our sample size?

What factors affect our sample size?

10th March, 2021
How to ensure the reliability and validity of the measurement?

How to ensure the reliability and validity of the measurement?

10th March, 2021
How to measure outcomes?

How to measure outcomes?

10th March, 2021
What kind of outcomes do we have to measure?

What kind of outcomes do we have to measure?

10th March, 2021
When we utilize a control group and experimental group, what should we pay attention to?

When we utilize a control group and experimental group, what should we pay attention to?

10th March, 2021
What does evaluation design mainly include?

What does evaluation design mainly include?

10th March, 2021
What does the ability of program evaluations to detect causality depend on?

What does the ability of program evaluations to detect causality depend on?

10th March, 2021
What are the stages of a NEF SROI analysis?

What are the stages of a NEF SROI analysis?

10th March, 2021
What is the first step in measuring benefits?

What is the first step in measuring benefits?

8th March, 2021
What should I pay attention to when measuring costs?

What should I pay attention to when measuring costs?

7th March, 2021
When will the t-test be used in program evaluation?

When will the t-test be used in program evaluation?

6th March, 2021
What is the main basis for the selection of statistical methods?

What is the main basis for the selection of statistical methods?

6th March, 2021
I want to know more about randomised control trial in evaluation, thanks!

I want to know more about randomised control trial in evaluation, thanks!

6th March, 2021
How can I make a good evaluation plan?

How can I make a good evaluation plan?

6th March, 2021
Is it necessary to follow up with an evaluation?

Is it necessary to follow up with an evaluation?

6th March, 2021
Is feedback important in the progress of program evaluation?

Is feedback important in the progress of program evaluation?

6th March, 2021
I want to know more about the evaluation methods, thanks!

I want to know more about the evaluation methods, thanks!

6th March, 2021
How to establish an evaluation team?

How to establish an evaluation team?

6th March, 2021
What theory can best explain the reasons for juveniles to commit a crime?

What theory can best explain the reasons for juveniles to commit a crime?

6th March, 2021
Can anyone help me to find out the suitable questionnaire/scale for measuring delinquent behavior in juvenile adolescents?

Can anyone help me to find out the suitable questionnaire/scale for measuring delinquent behavior in juvenile adolescents?

6th March, 2021
In your opinion, what are the essential tools for mentoring services for young offenders?

In your opinion, what are the essential tools for mentoring services for young offenders?

6th March, 2021
Can I know more about parent involvement in adolescents’ development?

Can I know more about parent involvement in adolescents’ development?

6th March, 2021
Does the family structure have effects on adolescents’ health?

Does the family structure have effects on adolescents’ health?

6th March, 2021
How does the holistic model work in the field of services for young people?

How does the holistic model work in the field of services for young people?

6th March, 2021
Are there any special groups of adolescents who face special challenges?

Are there any special groups of adolescents who face special challenges?

6th March, 2021
What are the problematic behaviours of young people?

What are the problematic behaviours of young people?

6th March, 2021
Can I know more about the transition from school to work?

Can I know more about the transition from school to work?

6th March, 2021
What kind of risks in education do young people face in a changing society?

What kind of risks in education do young people face in a changing society?

6th March, 2021
Do you think young people are also facing a risk of health?

Do you think young people are also facing a risk of health?

6th March, 2021
I want to know about “resilience”.

I want to know about “resilience”.

6th March, 2021
What are the characteristics of adolescence?

What are the characteristics of adolescence?

6th March, 2021
May I know more about youth transition research?

May I know more about youth transition research?

6th March, 2021
What is the “life-course approach”?

What is the “life-course approach”?

6th March, 2021
Can anyone tell me more about the youth identity?

Can anyone tell me more about the youth identity?

6th March, 2021
What is the role of a youth support worker?

What is the role of a youth support worker?

6th March, 2021
Who could play the role of a “natural mentor” to young people?

Who could play the role of a “natural mentor” to young people?

6th March, 2021
Is parental monitoring still important to adolescents?

Is parental monitoring still important to adolescents?

6th March, 2021
May I know more about youth participation in the field of social work?

May I know more about youth participation in the field of social work?

6th March, 2021
Is it important for social workers to listen to youths’ voice during the intervention?

Is it important for social workers to listen to youths’ voice during the intervention?

6th March, 2021
Does program evaluation need to answer specific questions?

Does program evaluation need to answer specific questions?

6th March, 2021
What are the motives of young people for using substances?

What are the motives of young people for using substances?

6th March, 2021
What are the principles of working therapeutically with parents in child protection services?

What are the principles of working therapeutically with parents in child protection services?

6th March, 2021
Are there any potential difficulties in practicing the principle of “autonomy” in casework with children?

Are there any potential difficulties in practicing the principle of “autonomy” in casework with children?

6th March, 2021
What are the different types of decisions that child welfare workers make?

What are the different types of decisions that child welfare workers make?

6th March, 2021
Are there any severe consequences of children under emotional neglect?

Are there any severe consequences of children under emotional neglect?

6th March, 2021
What is the role of a social worker in child welfare?

What is the role of a social worker in child welfare?

6th March, 2021
What is the role of a psychologist in child welfare?

What is the role of a psychologist in child welfare?

6th March, 2021
I want to know more about the negative effects of violent environments and child abuse on the development of children, thanks!

I want to know more about the negative effects of violent environments and child abuse on the development of children, thanks!

6th March, 2021
What are the basic requirements for family assessment practitioners?

What are the basic requirements for family assessment practitioners?

6th March, 2021
Why is the assessment of family functioning important?

Why is the assessment of family functioning important?

6th March, 2021
What are the key stages of case management in family services?

What are the key stages of case management in family services?

6th March, 2021
What is case management in social care?

What is case management in social care?

5th March, 2021
What are the reasons for dysfunctionality in a family?

What are the reasons for dysfunctionality in a family?

5th March, 2021
How to make recommendations after program evaluation?

How to make recommendations after program evaluation?

5th March, 2021
What are the main functions of the family?

What are the main functions of the family?

5th March, 2021
What is a “dysfunctional” family like?

What is a “dysfunctional” family like?

5th March, 2021
Have the roles of families changed nowadays?

Have the roles of families changed nowadays?

5th March, 2021
Is there a validated scale that investigates parents’ supportive behavior in their children’s mathematics education?

Is there a validated scale that investigates parents’ supportive behavior in their children's mathematics education?

5th March, 2021
What are the principles of Family Therapy?

What are the principles of Family Therapy?

5th March, 2021
How to measure the quality and client satisfaction of Family Planning Services?

How to measure the quality and client satisfaction of Family Planning Services?

5th March, 2021
What are the challenges and complexities of engaging clients and their families and/or care support workers in mental health services?

What are the challenges and complexities of engaging clients and their families and/or care support workers in mental health services?

5th March, 2021
I am trying to measure family support and social support for children separately, are there any recommended scales that I can use?

I am trying to measure family support and social support for children separately, are there any recommended scales that I can use?

5th March, 2021
What are some unusual types of parent-child relationships?

What are some unusual types of parent-child relationships?

5th March, 2021
Is it possible to measure family moral support in different levels (e.g. high, low and moderate)?

Is it possible to measure family moral support in different levels (e.g. high, low and moderate)?

5th March, 2021
What is the responsibility of a family support worker?

What is the responsibility of a family support worker?

5th March, 2021
May I know what education and/ or experience is needed to become a child and family services caseworker?

May I know what education and/ or experience is needed to become a child and family services caseworker?

4th March, 2021
As a family support worker, what are the key elements in your training and/or educational experiences that have been most helpful during your career?

As a family support worker, what are the key elements in your training and/or educational experiences that have been most helpful during your career?

4th March, 2021
What are questions can be asked in the program evaluation?

What are questions can be asked in the program evaluation?

4th March, 2021
What are the fundamental social, economic, and political factors that influence a family’s structure as an institution?

What are the fundamental social, economic, and political factors that influence a family's structure as an institution?

4th March, 2021
Where can positive youth development projects be implemented?

Where can positive youth development projects be implemented?

4th March, 2021
In what ways can we promote youth’s positive development?

In what ways can we promote youth’s positive development?

4th March, 2021
How should we view youth development?

How should we view youth development?

4th March, 2021
How to view youth development from the perspective of positive development?

How to view youth development from the perspective of positive development?

4th March, 2021
What is child welfare?

What is child welfare?

4th March, 2021
Which populations can be analyzed by resilience analysis?

Which populations can be analyzed by resilience analysis?

4th March, 2021
How can we understand the globalization of social work?

How can we understand the globalization of social work?

4th March, 2021
What is the value basis of social work?

What is the value basis of social work?

4th March, 2021
What is a socially disadvantaged group?

What is a socially disadvantaged group?

4th March, 2021
For a child living in poverty, what factors may contribute to his/her positive development?

For a child living in poverty, what factors may contribute to his/her positive development?

4th March, 2021
What is cultural competence?

What is cultural competence?

4th March, 2021
What is social work rehabilitation?

What is social work rehabilitation?

4th March, 2021
What is the basis of social work?

What is the basis of social work?

4th March, 2021
What does social work for children generally include?

What does social work for children generally include?

4th March, 2021
What should social workers do to promote the welfare of children and young people?

What should social workers do to promote the welfare of children and young people?

1st March, 2021
What is the importance of the perspective of service users?

What is the importance of the perspective of service users?

1st March, 2021
What is the before-after study in the program evaluation?

What is the before-after study in the program evaluation?

27th February, 2021
What is discounting?

What is discounting?

27th February, 2021
What are the advantages and limitations of one-way ANOVA in program evaluation?

What are the advantages and limitations of one-way ANOVA in program evaluation?

26th February, 2021
What is the role of social work in solving social problems?

What is the role of social work in solving social problems?

26th February, 2021
What are the latest trends in social policy?

What are the latest trends in social policy?

26th February, 2021
What is the cost-benefit analysis (CBA)?

What is the cost-benefit analysis (CBA)?

26th February, 2021
What is the definition of anti-poverty strategy?

What is the definition of anti-poverty strategy?

26th February, 2021
What are your thoughts on people living in poverty?

What are your thoughts on people living in poverty?

26th February, 2021
Any suggestions for social workers in social services?

Any suggestions for social workers in social services?

26th February, 2021
How to solve the difficulties encountered by people in rural and poor areas?

How to solve the difficulties encountered by people in rural and poor areas?

26th February, 2021
What do you think of youth poverty?

What do you think of youth poverty?

26th February, 2021
What is community-oriented social work?

What is community-oriented social work?

26th February, 2021
What is your understanding of the concept of social justice?

What is your understanding of the concept of social justice?

26th February, 2021
What is the orientation towards the practice of social work?

What is the orientation towards the practice of social work?

26th February, 2021
What form of social work would be best suited to such endeavor?

What form of social work would be best suited to such endeavor?

26th February, 2021
What are the roots of various types of social work practice?

What are the roots of various types of social work practice?

25th February, 2021
What are the aspects of the vulnerability of the elderly?

What are the aspects of the vulnerability of the elderly?

25th February, 2021
Why do the elderly easily fall into poverty?

Why do the elderly easily fall into poverty?

25th February, 2021
What are the informal support systems for the elderly?

What are the informal support systems for the elderly?

25th February, 2021
Which types of elderly groups should we pay more attention to?

Which types of elderly groups should we pay more attention to?

25th February, 2021
How important is the poverty issue in the elderly?

How important is the poverty issue in the elderly?

25th February, 2021
Do you have any thoughts on welfare policies regarding the poverty issue among the elderly?

Do you have any thoughts on welfare policies regarding the poverty issue among the elderly?

25th February, 2021
What factors make the elderly more likely to fall into poverty?

What factors make the elderly more likely to fall into poverty?

25th February, 2021
What social welfare problems may the elderly face?

What social welfare problems may the elderly face?

25th February, 2021
What challenges will social transformation and family changes pose to the traditional way of providing for the aged?

What challenges will social transformation and family changes pose to the traditional way of providing for the aged?

25th February, 2021
What are the motivations of adult children to provide social support to older parents?

What are the motivations of adult children to provide social support to older parents?

25th February, 2021
What are the challenges in social work?

What are the challenges in social work?

25th February, 2021
How are informal support networks commonly used to help older people?

How are informal support networks commonly used to help older people?

25th February, 2021
What are the challenges that social workers may encounter in the provision of community services?

What are the challenges that social workers may encounter in the provision of community services?

25th February, 2021
What is the usual role of social workers in social services for the elderly?

What is the usual role of social workers in social services for the elderly?

24th February, 2021
What are the possible challenges when involving professionals in community service systems?

What are the possible challenges when involving professionals in community service systems?

24th February, 2021
What is filial piety in Chinese culture?

What is filial piety in Chinese culture?

24th February, 2021
What is the motivation for developing community care?

What is the motivation for developing community care?

24th February, 2021
Regarding the problem of the poor elderly population, in what ways can we help?

Regarding the problem of the poor elderly population, in what ways can we help?

24th February, 2021
What are the possible reasons for the weakening of family care functions?

What are the possible reasons for the weakening of family care functions?

24th February, 2021
What is the difference between elderly poverty and the elderly problem of the poor?

What is the difference between elderly poverty and the elderly problem of the poor?

24th February, 2021
What is included in the participation of service users?

What is included in the participation of service users?

24th February, 2021
What is the importance of the perspective of service users?

What is the importance of the perspective of service users?

24th February, 2021
What is the definition of international social work?

What is the definition of international social work?

24th February, 2021
What is the internationalization trend of social work practice?

What is the internationalization trend of social work practice?

24th February, 2021
What is the role of social work in dealing with ageing issues?

What is the role of social work in dealing with ageing issues?

24th February, 2021
Any advice on professional development in social work?

Any advice on professional development in social work?

23rd February, 2021
What are the characteristics of the development of the social work profession in recent years?

What are the characteristics of the development of the social work profession in recent years?

23rd February, 2021
Which departments should social workers work with?

Which departments should social workers work with?

22nd February, 2021
Can you recommend some scales to assess adolescent behavior?

Can you recommend some scales to assess adolescent behavior?

22nd February, 2021
How to develop community youth services?

How to develop community youth services?

22nd February, 2021
What should we pay attention to when assessing youth services?

What should we pay attention to when assessing youth services?

22nd February, 2021
Why do we need to pay attention to Persistent Depressive Disorder?

Why do we need to pay attention to Persistent Depressive Disorder?

18th February, 2021
What is the relationship between the socioeconomic status and family resources?

What is the relationship between the socioeconomic status and family resources?

18th February, 2021
What are the implications of family social capital theory for youth services?

What are the implications of family social capital theory for youth services?

17th February, 2021
There are many studies on the impact of family poverty on the mental health of young people. What are the implications for our service provision?

There are many studies on the impact of family poverty on the mental health of young people. What are the implications for our service provision?

17th February, 2021
In addition to the family’s internal system, how to cooperate with the family’s external system to help youth development?

In addition to the family's internal system, how to cooperate with the family's external system to help youth development?

17th February, 2021
Is it better to serve young people based on family or an individual?

Is it better to serve young people based on family or an individual?

17th February, 2021
What is family resilience?

What is family resilience?

17th February, 2021
What are the processes involved in implementing youth social work services?

What are the processes involved in implementing youth social work services?

17th February, 2021
What are the differences between the problem perspective and the strength perspective, and which one shall we choose?

What are the differences between the problem perspective and the strength perspective, and which one shall we choose?

17th February, 2021
What are some common intervention methods?

What are some common intervention methods?

17th February, 2021
What are the main approaches for youth social work services?

What are the main approaches for youth social work services?

17th February, 2021
Who can provide youth social services?

Who can provide youth social services?

17th February, 2021
What are the definition of young people and the needs of young people?

What are the definition of young people and the needs of young people?

17th February, 2021
What is propensity score matching (PSM)?

What is propensity score matching (PSM)?

17th February, 2021
Generally speaking, what are the major types of data?

Generally speaking, what are the major types of data?

17th February, 2021
What are the advantages of using DSM in social service settings?

What are the advantages of using DSM in social service settings?

17th February, 2021
What can social workers and family service workers do in mental health care?

What can social workers and family service workers do in mental health care?

17th February, 2021
What is cross-cultural research?

What is cross-cultural research?

17th February, 2021
What should parents pay attention to when communicating with their children?

What should parents pay attention to when communicating with their children?

17th February, 2021
What are the ethical considerations that we should pay attention to when using storytelling?

What are the ethical considerations that we should pay attention to when using storytelling?

17th February, 2021
What useful tools can we use to help us better introduce our services?

What useful tools can we use to help us better introduce our services?

17th February, 2021
What are the key factors of effective storytelling?

What are the key factors of effective storytelling?

17th February, 2021
What is the value and significance of youth services?

What is the value and significance of youth services?

17th February, 2021
What is the concept of youth social work?

What is the concept of youth social work?

17th February, 2021
Why do we need to use data for evaluation?

Why do we need to use data for evaluation?

17th February, 2021
What should we pay attention to when we design the evaluation?

What should we pay attention to when we design the evaluation?

17th February, 2021
What are the fundamentals of outcome evaluation?

What are the fundamentals of outcome evaluation?

17th February, 2021
What is the main content of process/implementation evaluation?

What is the main content of process/implementation evaluation?

17th February, 2021
What are the main types of evaluation?

What are the main types of evaluation?

17th February, 2021
What is evaluation?

What is evaluation?

17th February, 2021
What are the common elderly service approaches in social work?

What are the common elderly service approaches in social work?

17th February, 2021
What are the methods to help the elderly strengthen their social support networks?

What are the methods to help the elderly strengthen their social support networks?

17th February, 2021
What are the key contents of senior family counseling?

What are the key contents of senior family counseling?

11th February, 2021
What is the environmental transformation for the elderly?

What is the environmental transformation for the elderly?

11th February, 2021
What service tenets should the gerontological social work follow?

What service tenets should the gerontological social work follow?

11th February, 2021
What role does a family play in providing services to the elderly?

What role does a family play in providing services to the elderly?

11th February, 2021
What role does the government play in providing services to the elderly?

What role does the government play in providing services to the elderly?

10th February, 2021
In terms of services, what are the contents of social work for the elderly?

In terms of services, what are the contents of social work for the elderly?

10th February, 2021
In the process of providing services for the elderly, what should be paid attention to in social work for the elderly?

In the process of providing services for the elderly, what should be paid attention to in social work for the elderly?

10th February, 2021
What are the favorable factors that promote the development of social work for the elderly?

What are the favorable factors that promote the development of social work for the elderly?

10th February, 2021
What are the advantages of social workers in providing services to the elderly?

What are the advantages of social workers in providing services to the elderly?

10th February, 2021
What are the broad categories of the needs of the elderly?

What are the broad categories of the needs of the elderly?

10th February, 2021
What is the difference between social networks among the elderly in Eastern and Western cultural contexts?

What is the difference between social networks among the elderly in Eastern and Western cultural contexts?

10th February, 2021
How do you think the needs of the elderly have changed when comparing with the past?

How do you think the needs of the elderly have changed when comparing with the past?

10th February, 2021
In terms of practice, what are the main service targets of social work for the elderly?

In terms of practice, what are the main service targets of social work for the elderly?

10th February, 2021
What are the potential impacts of changes in the family structure of modern society on the elderly?

What are the potential impacts of changes in the family structure of modern society on the elderly?

10th February, 2021
If my service targets are poor elderly people, from what angles can we help them?

If my service targets are poor elderly people, from what angles can we help them?

8th February, 2021
What is the SROI analysis?

What is the SROI analysis?

4th February, 2021
I have never used any technology in a service project before. Do you have any suggestions for me?

I have never used any technology in a service project before. Do you have any suggestions for me?

4th February, 2021
Besides using words, what else can we do to better demonstrate the relevant content of the project?

Besides using words, what else can we do to better demonstrate the relevant content of the project?

4th February, 2021
What factors should be considered when conducting a questionnaire survey?

What factors should be considered when conducting a questionnaire survey?

4th February, 2021
What are the advantages of using new technology over traditional methods?

What are the advantages of using new technology over traditional methods?

4th February, 2021
How can we collect information from the service participants?

How can we collect information from the service participants?

4th February, 2021
What is the strength of qualitative research?

What is the strength of qualitative research?

4th February, 2021
What is data mining in medical service/research?

What is data mining in medical service/research?

4th February, 2021
What is a qualitative-anthropological model in program evaluation?

What is a qualitative-anthropological model in program evaluation?

4th February, 2021
What is the function of social work in the healthcare system?

What is the function of social work in the healthcare system?

4th February, 2021
What could be the evaluation target?

What could be the evaluation target?

4th February, 2021
What are the steps in the evaluation?

What are the steps in the evaluation?

4th February, 2021
What special support could be provided by social workers in medical institutions?

What special support could be provided by social workers in medical institutions?

4th February, 2021
What are the differences between evaluation research and intervention research?

What are the differences between evaluation research and intervention research?

4th February, 2021
What is the most significant feature of a quasi-experimental design?

What is the most significant feature of a quasi-experimental design?

4th February, 2021
What are the strategies that can be used in management-oriented models?

What are the strategies that can be used in management-oriented models?

4th February, 2021
What is the aim of needs assessment?

What is the aim of needs assessment?

4th February, 2021
What are policy evaluation and its relation with program evaluation?

What are policy evaluation and its relation with program evaluation?

4th February, 2021
What is the role of social workers in treatment?

What is the role of social workers in treatment?

4th February, 2021
I understand that research designs and methodologies need to be driven by the nature of the research questions. What are commonly asked research questions in evaluating social work practice?

I understand that research designs and methodologies need to be driven by the nature of the research questions. What are commonly asked research questions in evaluating social work practice?

4th February, 2021
What are the important attributes of a medical social worker?

What are the important attributes of a medical social worker?

4th February, 2021
Are there any examples of scientific-experimental research design?

Are there any examples of scientific-experimental research design?

4th February, 2021
Are there any criteria that can be used to select the statistical method?

Are there any criteria that can be used to select the statistical method?

4th February, 2021
If the population size (participants in a program) is too small, what statistical method is suitable?

If the population size (participants in a program) is too small, what statistical method is suitable?

4th February, 2021
How to select appropriate statistical methods to test the effectiveness of the program intervention?

How to select appropriate statistical methods to test the effectiveness of the program intervention?

4th February, 2021
What are the steps of social work practice evaluations?

What are the steps of social work practice evaluations?

4th February, 2021
What is a meta-analysis?

What is a meta-analysis?

4th February, 2021
Are there any academic journals focusing on healthcare or medical social work?

Are there any academic journals focusing on healthcare or medical social work?

4th February, 2021
What are the steps of social work research?

What are the steps of social work research?

4th February, 2021
What are the characteristics of evidence-based social work?

What are the characteristics of evidence-based social work?

4th February, 2021
What knowledge is necessary for social workers to function effectively in an interdisciplinary healthcare team?

What knowledge is necessary for social workers to function effectively in an interdisciplinary healthcare team?

4th February, 2021
What are the common difficulties encountered in the evaluation of social work interventions?

What are the common difficulties encountered in the evaluation of social work interventions?

4th February, 2021
Why randomized controlled trials are difficult to conduct sometimes?

Why randomized controlled trials are difficult to conduct sometimes?

4th February, 2021
Is it necessary to consider the social and/or cultural context when developing an intervention for patients?

Is it necessary to consider the social and/or cultural context when developing an intervention for patients?

4th February, 2021
What is primary care?

What is primary care?

3rd February, 2021
How many types of health professionals are there?

How many types of health professionals are there?

3rd February, 2021
Are there any structural barriers for medical social workers in the hospital?

Are there any structural barriers for medical social workers in the hospital?

3rd February, 2021
How do critical pathways influence social work practice?

How do critical pathways influence social work practice?

3rd February, 2021
What is the meaning of clinical practice guidelines?

What is the meaning of clinical practice guidelines?

3rd February, 2021
What is empirical evidence and how we could use it in social work practice?

What is empirical evidence and how we could use it in social work practice?

3rd February, 2021
What is practice evaluation in social work?

What is practice evaluation in social work?

3rd February, 2021
Why do we need scientific methods to guide social work intervention and treatment?

Why do we need scientific methods to guide social work intervention and treatment?

3rd February, 2021
How do best-practice models guide social workers in clinical work?

How do best-practice models guide social workers in clinical work?

3rd February, 2021
What is the difference between a cross-sectional study and a longitudinal study?

What is the difference between a cross-sectional study and a longitudinal study?

3rd February, 2021
What are the best practices in social services?

What are the best practices in social services?

3rd February, 2021
What social work principles contribute to integrated health?

What social work principles contribute to integrated health?

3rd February, 2021
What is evidence-based social work?

What is evidence-based social work?

3rd February, 2021
Why hospitalization is a trauma for children?

Why hospitalization is a trauma for children?

3rd February, 2021
What are the disadvantages and vulnerabilities of pediatric patients in the hospital?

What are the disadvantages and vulnerabilities of pediatric patients in the hospital?

3rd February, 2021
What is a client-oriented assessment?

What is a client-oriented assessment?

3rd February, 2021
Why do medical professionals need social workers to guide training?

Why do medical professionals need social workers to guide training?

3rd February, 2021
Where did the term “evidence-based practice” originate?

Where did the term "evidence-based practice" originate?

3rd February, 2021
What is the function of play and art therapy interventions in medical settings?

What is the function of play and art therapy interventions in medical settings?

3rd February, 2021
What is outcome evaluation?

What is outcome evaluation?

3rd February, 2021
How “play therapy” helps social workers to conduct clinical work?

How "play therapy" helps social workers to conduct clinical work?

3rd February, 2021
What is the role of a social worker in healthcare?

What is the role of a social worker in healthcare?

3rd February, 2021
How can we evaluate the effectiveness of social services with the cost-benefit assessment?

How can we evaluate the effectiveness of social services with the cost-benefit assessment?

3rd February, 2021
Why do we need to evaluate the cost of social work interventions?

Why do we need to evaluate the cost of social work interventions?

3rd February, 2021
What are the current shifts and changes in the healthcare industry?

What are the current shifts and changes in the healthcare industry?

3rd February, 2021
How do pediatric social workers meet the psychosocial needs of the children in hospital settings?

How do pediatric social workers meet the psychosocial needs of the children in hospital settings?

3rd February, 2021
What roles do medical social workers usually play?

What roles do medical social workers usually play?

30th January, 2021
What should a social worker do as a care manager for persons with dementia?

What should a social worker do as a care manager for persons with dementia?

30th January, 2021
What challenges should be considered in early-stage diagnosis when providing services to senior patients?

What challenges should be considered in early-stage diagnosis when providing services to senior patients?

30th January, 2021
What is the role of social workers in the early stage of working with persons with dementia?

What is the role of social workers in the early stage of working with persons with dementia?

30th January, 2021
What treatment approaches could be used in interventions for suicidal older?

What treatment approaches could be used in interventions for suicidal older?

30th January, 2021
What are the commonly used tools for assessment and evaluations of older patients by physicians?

What are the commonly used tools for assessment and evaluations of older patients by physicians?

30th January, 2021
What could be done by geriatric social workers to improve the psychological well-being of the patients?

What could be done by geriatric social workers to improve the psychological well-being of the patients?

30th January, 2021
How the health conditions of older adults affect the entire family system?

How the health conditions of older adults affect the entire family system?

30th January, 2021
How could social workers help disabled people?

How could social workers help disabled people?

30th January, 2021
What is the care management role of social workers when working with persons with dementia?

What is the care management role of social workers when working with persons with dementia?

30th January, 2021
How should social workers be aware of the multilevel impacts of heart disease from the patient’s perspective?

How should social workers be aware of the multilevel impacts of heart disease from the patient’s perspective?

30th January, 2021
How should social workers conduct a geriatric assessment?

How should social workers conduct a geriatric assessment?

30th January, 2021
Are there any suggestions for the treatment of older adults with schizophrenia?

Are there any suggestions for the treatment of older adults with schizophrenia?

30th January, 2021
How could social workers help transplant patients?

How could social workers help transplant patients?

30th January, 2021
What is the relation between physical and mental health?

What is the relation between physical and mental health?

30th January, 2021
Are there any recommendations for literature on pharmacological treatment?

Are there any recommendations for literature on pharmacological treatment?

30th January, 2021
What are the types of project evaluation?

What are the types of project evaluation?

29th January, 2021
What are the strengths of using standardized measurements in intervention and treatment?

What are the strengths of using standardized measurements in intervention and treatment?

29th January, 2021
How do social workers play a role as a care coordinator when providing services for persons with dementia?

How do social workers play a role as a care coordinator when providing services for persons with dementia?

28th January, 2021
What settings could social workers be involved in end-of-life care?

What settings could social workers be involved in end-of-life care?

28th January, 2021
What are the cornerstones of evidence-based practice in social work?

What are the cornerstones of evidence-based practice in social work?

28th January, 2021
What is the first step in working with older persons with dementia?

What is the first step in working with older persons with dementia?

28th January, 2021
What social factors could act as buffers to diabetes?

What social factors could act as buffers to diabetes?

28th January, 2021
Is there any difficulty in adopting evidence-based practices?

Is there any difficulty in adopting evidence-based practices?

28th January, 2021
What knowledge should social workers have in a healthcare context?

What knowledge should social workers have in a healthcare context?

28th January, 2021
What are the consequences of comorbid diabetes?

What are the consequences of comorbid diabetes?

28th January, 2021
What are the psychological risk factors of elder suicide?

What are the psychological risk factors of elder suicide?

28th January, 2021
Why is schizophrenia challenging for patients?

Why is schizophrenia challenging for patients?

28th January, 2021
What is the concept of Evidence-Based Practices?

What is the concept of Evidence-Based Practices?

28th January, 2021
What is the negative effect of the financial burden on older people’s health?

What is the negative effect of the financial burden on older people’s health?

28th January, 2021
What is the role and function of oncology social workers?

What is the role and function of oncology social workers?

28th January, 2021
What psychological intervention strategies could be used to motivate older adults to reduce alcohol and substance use?

What psychological intervention strategies could be used to motivate older adults to reduce alcohol and substance use?

28th January, 2021
What types of intervention strategies can be used to help persons with dementia?

What types of intervention strategies can be used to help persons with dementia?

28th January, 2021
What roles should a social worker play when working with persons with dementia?

What roles should a social worker play when working with persons with dementia?

28th January, 2021
Are there any strategies for managing suicidal patients?

Are there any strategies for managing suicidal patients?

28th January, 2021
What is the role of a social worker in an interdisciplinary team targeting persons with dementia?

What is the role of a social worker in an interdisciplinary team targeting persons with dementia?

28th January, 2021
How to understand evidence-based practice?

How to understand evidence-based practice?

27th January, 2021
Is it possible for social workers to provide services to patients with diabetes?

Is it possible for social workers to provide services to patients with diabetes?

27th January, 2021
What should be considered in designing programs to intervene in the alcohol abuse of older adults?

What should be considered in designing programs to intervene in the alcohol abuse of older adults?

27th January, 2021
Is faith important to patients with dementia?

Is faith important to patients with dementia?

27th January, 2021
What should geriatric social workers do in the development of treatment plans in a medical setting?

What should geriatric social workers do in the development of treatment plans in a medical setting?

27th January, 2021
What psychosocial interventions have been demonstrated to be effective among the elderly, particularly those who reject medication?

What psychosocial interventions have been demonstrated to be effective among the elderly, particularly those who reject medication?

27th January, 2021
How should social workers help caregivers of the person with dementia?

How should social workers help caregivers of the person with dementia?

27th January, 2021
What should a social worker do to help patients with cancer and their caregivers?

What should a social worker do to help patients with cancer and their caregivers?

27th January, 2021
What is the single-subject design in program evaluation?

What is the single-subject design in program evaluation?

27th January, 2021
What is the best practice model for reducing suicidal behavior among older adults?

What is the best practice model for reducing suicidal behavior among older adults?

27th January, 2021
How could social support influence the effectiveness of treatment for older people?

How could social support influence the effectiveness of treatment for older people?

27th January, 2021
What is the Progressively Lowered Stress Threshold (PLST) model and how could it be applied to reduce the emotional problems of persons with dementia?

What is the Progressively Lowered Stress Threshold (PLST) model and how could it be applied to reduce the emotional problems of persons with dementia?

27th January, 2021
Why are geriatric social workers important in a medical setting?

Why are geriatric social workers important in a medical setting?

27th January, 2021
What strategies could be used in preventive interventions for persons with dementia?

What strategies could be used in preventive interventions for persons with dementia?

27th January, 2021
How does poverty affect healthcare and treatment of the elderly with cancer?

How does poverty affect healthcare and treatment of the elderly with cancer?

27th January, 2021
What is the social impact of dementia?

What is the social impact of dementia?

27th January, 2021
Is a pilot study necessary before formal data collection?

Is a pilot study necessary before formal data collection?

15th January, 2021
What should be considered by clinicians regarding the possible side effects related to treatments?

What should be considered by clinicians regarding the possible side effects related to treatments?

15th January, 2021
What is the role of social work in pharmacology management for patients of dementia?

What is the role of social work in pharmacology management for patients of dementia?

15th January, 2021
What are the barriers to providing services to the elderly?

What are the barriers to providing services to the elderly?

15th January, 2021
Can I know if there are any standardized scales for measuring risk-taking behaviors among adolescents?

Can I know if there are any standardized scales for measuring risk-taking behaviors among adolescents?

15th January, 2021
Can anyone help me to find a suitable questionnaire for measuring delinquent behavior in juvenile adolescents?

Can anyone help me to find a suitable questionnaire for measuring delinquent behavior in juvenile adolescents?

15th January, 2021
Is anyone working with patient communication skills training, particularly for adolescents?

Is anyone working with patient communication skills training, particularly for adolescents?

15th January, 2021
What are adolescents’ emotional issues?

What are adolescents’ emotional issues?

15th January, 2021
Any measures of self-reported (general) coping style in children and adolescents?

Any measures of self-reported (general) coping style in children and adolescents?

15th January, 2021
Is there any validated measurements of game experience (e.g. focusing on flow, presence, engagement, etc..) for children or young people?

Is there any validated measurements of game experience (e.g. focusing on flow, presence, engagement, etc..) for children or young people?

15th January, 2021
What solutions do you suggest for solving the challenge of increasing Youth NEEDs (Not in Employment, Education or Development Programs)?

What solutions do you suggest for solving the challenge of increasing Youth NEEDs (Not in Employment, Education or Development Programs)?

15th January, 2021
Does anyone have suggestions on how health literacy for youth is measured?

Does anyone have suggestions on how health literacy for youth is measured?

15th January, 2021
How might youths contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals?

How might youths contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals?

15th January, 2021
I am looking for suggestions to manage Internet or technology addiction among the youth population.

I am looking for suggestions to manage Internet or technology addiction among the youth population.

14th January, 2021
How can we address gender-based violence issues in schools?

How can we address gender-based violence issues in schools?

14th January, 2021
What are the major factors contributing to the low-level participation of youths in community development programmes?

What are the major factors contributing to the low-level participation of youths in community development programmes?

14th January, 2021
Do you think youth work should be public service rather than provided by a private enterprise or as a philanthropic endeavor?

Do you think youth work should be public service rather than provided by a private enterprise or as a philanthropic endeavor?

14th January, 2021
Does anyone know if there are measures assessing the value and level of respect by youths (younger generations) who are receiving information from older adults?

Does anyone know if there are measures assessing the value and level of respect by youths (younger generations) who are receiving information from older adults?

14th January, 2021
Is anyone familiar with how to develop an intervention program for promoting a healthy lifestyle for young people?

Is anyone familiar with how to develop an intervention program for promoting a healthy lifestyle for young people?

14th January, 2021
What research models can we apply to find out the use of ICTs by youth?

What research models can we apply to find out the use of ICTs by youth?

14th January, 2021
What books or articles would you recommend for creating a survey about the idle youth?

What books or articles would you recommend for creating a survey about the idle youth?

14th January, 2021
Do you think young people currently need vocational guidance?

Do you think young people currently need vocational guidance?

14th January, 2021
What are some of the pros and cons of online counselling for young people?

What are some of the pros and cons of online counselling for young people?

14th January, 2021
What are the most valid tools for analyzing the transition to adulthood of vulnerable young people?

What are the most valid tools for analyzing the transition to adulthood of vulnerable young people?

14th January, 2021
What scale is the best to measure/assess SUICIDAL IDEATION or SUICIDAL RISK for youths in universities?

What scale is the best to measure/assess SUICIDAL IDEATION or SUICIDAL RISK for youths in universities?

14th January, 2021
What are the duties of a student counsellor?

What are the duties of a student counsellor?

14th January, 2021
What exercises do you use in class to help students to interact and collaborate?

What exercises do you use in class to help students to interact and collaborate?

14th January, 2021
Which theories are related to studying cyberbullying behaviour of adolescents?

Which theories are related to studying cyberbullying behaviour of adolescents?

14th January, 2021
Why is mental health important for youth development?

Why is mental health important for youth development?

14th January, 2021
What’s the duty of school social workers?

What’s the duty of school social workers?

14th January, 2021
What are the contents of after school care programme?

What are the contents of after school care programme?

14th January, 2021
Could someone suggest me a scale to measure family cohesiveness?

Could someone suggest me a scale to measure family cohesiveness?

14th January, 2021
What are the dominant culture influences on families today and how you do perceive families cope?

What are the dominant culture influences on families today and how you do perceive families cope?

14th January, 2021
Is there any significance of lockdowns for child obesity in COVID-19 crisis?

Is there any significance of lockdowns for child obesity in COVID-19 crisis?

14th January, 2021
Does anyone know how to interpret PSS-Fa Scale (Perceived Social Support from the Family Scale)?

Does anyone know how to interpret PSS-Fa Scale (Perceived Social Support from the Family Scale)?

14th January, 2021
The children of the modern era are found to be engaged in smartphones for a long time at an early age. Does it have an impact on personality development of these children?

The children of the modern era are found to be engaged in smartphones for a long time at an early age. Does it have an impact on personality development of these children?

14th January, 2021
How does the socio-cultural context influence children’s development?

How does the socio-cultural context influence children’s development?

8th January, 2021
How does multiple regression work in program evaluation?

How does multiple regression work in program evaluation?

7th January, 2021
Is it unethical to ask a child to recount their memory of a family violence incident, when the threat of further trauma exists?

Is it unethical to ask a child to recount their memory of a family violence incident, when the threat of further trauma exists?

7th January, 2021
France is examining how to protect children via Social Media by requiring parents approval for children under 16, do you think this is a positive or a negative step?

France is examining how to protect children via Social Media by requiring parents approval for children under 16, do you think this is a positive or a negative step?

7th January, 2021
Does anyone have measurement scales for a child’s well being that is reported by the parent?

Does anyone have measurement scales for a child's well being that is reported by the parent?

7th January, 2021
Anybody knows how to measure quality and client satisfaction of Family Planning Services?

Anybody knows how to measure quality and client satisfaction of Family Planning Services?

7th January, 2021
I want to know more about Child Protective Services (CPS) in the U.S.

I want to know more about Child Protective Services (CPS) in the U.S.

7th January, 2021
Why does family life education become necessary in education?

Why does family life education become necessary in education?

7th January, 2021
What are the five areas of development in children?

What are the five areas of development in children?

7th January, 2021
How can I improve my interactions with children?

How can I improve my interactions with children?

7th January, 2021
Can I use culturagrams (social work assessment tools)for an individual migrant only and not a family?

Can I use culturagrams (social work assessment tools)for an individual migrant only and not a family?

7th January, 2021
Is family therapy beneficial for families?

Is family therapy beneficial for families?

7th January, 2021
How can we differentiate between professional welfare services and non-professional welfare services delivered to someone?

How can we differentiate between professional welfare services and non-professional welfare services delivered to someone?

7th January, 2021
What are the responsibilities of a family welfare assistant?

What are the responsibilities of a family welfare assistant?

7th January, 2021
What is more important in child development, quality or quantity of time that parents spend with their child?

What is more important in child development, quality or quantity of time that parents spend with their child?

7th January, 2021
What types of videos from YouTube can I show when I organize group work for children?

What types of videos from YouTube can I show when I organize group work for children?

7th January, 2021
I want to know why gender awareness is important to family social workers.

I want to know why gender awareness is important to family social workers.

7th January, 2021
I want to know more about the duties of a family service coordinator.

I want to know more about the duties of a family service coordinator.

7th January, 2021
What defines quality child care?

What defines quality child care?

7th January, 2021
What is the importance of ethical behaviour in child care?

What is the importance of ethical behaviour in child care?

7th January, 2021
I want to be a volunteer in a child welfare house. Are there any requirements?

I want to be a volunteer in a child welfare house. Are there any requirements?

7th January, 2021
What is the rationale of collecting social demographic data? Will that violate the privacy rule?

What is the rationale of collecting social demographic data? Will that violate the privacy rule?

7th January, 2021
In my community, many older people can hardly fill in the questionnaire independently. Can our program workers ask their opinion and fill in instead?

In my community, many older people can hardly fill in the questionnaire independently. Can our program workers ask their opinion and fill in instead?

7th January, 2021
Hello, does the MEL project has a course about the basic operation of SPSS?

Hello, does the MEL project has a course about the basic operation of SPSS?

7th January, 2021
Continued with the last question, for those who are not convenient to return the questionnaire, how can we collect them?

Continued with the last question, for those who are not convenient to return the questionnaire, how can we collect them?

7th January, 2021
What if the response rate of the mail survey is too low? Are there any ways to improve the response rate?

What if the response rate of the mail survey is too low? Are there any ways to improve the response rate?

7th January, 2021
Can we use a mail survey to collect large scale community data?

Can we use a mail survey to collect large scale community data?

7th January, 2021
For the general population in our community, it is not easy to administrate a very long questionnaire. How would you advise on that?

For the general population in our community, it is not easy to administrate a very long questionnaire. How would you advise on that?

7th January, 2021
Following the previous question, what if I compare the mean ages of men and women in my community? What kind of t-test is that?

Following the previous question, what if I compare the mean ages of men and women in my community? What kind of t-test is that?

7th January, 2021
I want to compare the age mean of the dwellers in my community with that of the Hong Kong area. What kind of t-test is it?

I want to compare the age mean of the dwellers in my community with that of the Hong Kong area. What kind of t-test is it?

7th January, 2021
I am planning a new project for my community. Do you have any successful cases that we can learn from?

I am planning a new project for my community. Do you have any successful cases that we can learn from?

7th January, 2021
We want to do a longitudinal survey among our community dwellers about their subjective well-being. Then how can we trace the participants if the questionnaire is anonymous?

We want to do a longitudinal survey among our community dwellers about their subjective well-being. Then how can we trace the participants if the questionnaire is anonymous?

7th January, 2021
Our center wants to conduct a community-level survey, but the data input and screening work are too labor intensive. Is there a better way to do this job?

Our center wants to conduct a community-level survey, but the data input and screening work are too labor intensive. Is there a better way to do this job?

7th January, 2021
When speaking of evaluation, there are performance measurement and monitoring, both of which concern the output and outcome. However, is there any difference between these two terms?

When speaking of evaluation, there are performance measurement and monitoring, both of which concern the output and outcome. However, is there any difference between these two terms?

7th January, 2021
Hello, I am confused about the concepts of effect size and sample size. Is there any video that further illustrates these?

Hello, I am confused about the concepts of effect size and sample size. Is there any video that further illustrates these?

7th January, 2021
Is a questionnaire survey a qualitative or quantitative research method?

Is a questionnaire survey a qualitative or quantitative research method?

7th January, 2021
I have a question about hypothesis testing. What is a null hypothesis anyway?

I have a question about hypothesis testing. What is a null hypothesis anyway?

7th January, 2021
We have encountered challenges in recruiting physically disabled people who rarely show up in the community for a brand new program. Any solutions for that, please?

We have encountered challenges in recruiting physically disabled people who rarely show up in the community for a brand new program. Any solutions for that, please?

29th November, 2020
Hello, could you please explain what a chi-square test is?

Hello, could you please explain what a chi-square test is?

29th November, 2020
The logic model seems complicated. Do you have any example of applying it?

The logic model seems complicated. Do you have any example of applying it?

29th November, 2020
Under the COVID-19 pandemic, many students have to study at home via the Internet. But in our community, many low-income families cannot afford the telecom fees. We hope to launch a program that helps them with this matter. Can we use the MEL effectiveness-based model?

Under the COVID-19 pandemic, many students have to study at home via the Internet. But in our community, many low-income families cannot afford the telecom fees. We hope to launch a program that h ...

29th November, 2020
I saw your post about ANOVA. In my situation, I measured the experiment group A, experiment group B, and the control group at different treatment conditions. Can I still use ANOVA?

I saw your post about ANOVA. In my situation, I measured the experiment group A, experiment group B, and the control group at different treatment conditions. Can I still use ANOVA?

29th November, 2020
By the way, what statistical software shall we use to conduct ANOVA?

By the way, what statistical software shall we use to conduct ANOVA?

29th November, 2020
Dear MEL staff, we need to compare the means of three or more groups. Which method do you think is appropriate?

Dear MEL staff, we need to compare the means of three or more groups. Which method do you think is appropriate?

29th November, 2020
I hope to consult about surveying older adults. Since they have relatively low education levels and may not understand the questions well, we need to arrange different raters to fill in the questionnaire. But will different raters affect the results?

I hope to consult about surveying older adults. Since they have relatively low education levels and may not understand the questions well, we need to arrange different raters to fill in the questi ...

29th November, 2020
In our community, there are many single families. Many of them do not have time to visit our center for services. Is there any way we can better serve them?

In our community, there are many single families. Many of them do not have time to visit our center for services. Is there any way we can better serve them?

28th November, 2020
Following the last question, if we have an intervention program for the live-alone elderly and we want to assess the effectiveness of it, shall we use the experimental design or quasi-experimental design?

Following the last question, if we have an intervention program for the live-alone elderly and we want to assess the effectiveness of it, shall we use the experimental design or quasi-experimental ...

28th November, 2020
Hi, can you tell me more about the research design? What are the different types of research design?

Hi, can you tell me more about the research design? What are the different types of research design?

28th November, 2020
The live-alone elderly in the communities are not easy to approach. Do you have any suggestions to collect their opinions on our services?

The live-alone elderly in the communities are not easy to approach. Do you have any suggestions to collect their opinions on our services?

28th November, 2020
Under the current COVID-19 situation, our agency hopes to initiate some new programs to meet the needs of the live-alone elderly in the community. What strategies could we use to make the need assessment?

Under the current COVID-19 situation, our agency hopes to initiate some new programs to meet the needs of the live-alone elderly in the community. What strategies could we use to make the need ass ...

28th November, 2020
What is administrative data? And the use of it?

What is administrative data? And the use of it?

28th November, 2020
Dear MEL professionals, I hope to know when calculating outputs, say, attendance, shall we use the percentage or the actual number of participants?

Dear MEL professionals, I hope to know when calculating outputs, say, attendance, shall we use the percentage or the actual number of participants?

28th November, 2020
When speaking of program evaluation, it seems there are many types. Could you please clarify a bit more?

When speaking of program evaluation, it seems there are many types. Could you please clarify a bit more?

28th November, 2020
Applying random control trial is difficult in real social services, especially with offenders. Is there any workaround?

Applying random control trial is difficult in real social services, especially with offenders. Is there any workaround?

28th November, 2020
What kind of software can we use for data analysis, other than SPSS?

What kind of software can we use for data analysis, other than SPSS?

28th November, 2020
In the logic model, why do we need expected results and achieved results?

In the logic model, why do we need expected results and achieved results?

28th November, 2020
When conducting an anti-drug intervention, is a control group necessary? What issues shall we concern?

When conducting an anti-drug intervention, is a control group necessary? What issues shall we concern?

28th November, 2020
Input and output are two of the key components in a logic model. Could you please give an example of input of an anti-drug program?

Input and output are two of the key components in a logic model. Could you please give an example of input of an anti-drug program?

28th November, 2020
What is the difference between problem analysis and need assessment? Could you please give an example in the drug abusers services?

What is the difference between problem analysis and need assessment? Could you please give an example in the drug abusers services?

28th November, 2020
Considering the youth drug abusers, there is a lack of community-based youth service to reduce drug experimentation. Where should we put the description of the current situation in the logic model?

Considering the youth drug abusers, there is a lack of community-based youth service to reduce drug experimentation. Where should we put the description of the current situation in the logic model?

28th November, 2020
Hello, I heard of the MEL Effectiveness-based model from my colleague who attended your training. I want to know if it is applicable to services for offenders as well?

Hello, I heard of the MEL Effectiveness-based model from my colleague who attended your training. I want to know if it is applicable to services for offenders as well?

28th November, 2020
I am a newly joined school social worker. Our school is Band 3 and has many marginal youths. I hope to learn about the services for marginal youths and offenders in Hong Kong. Do you have any recommendations?

I am a newly joined school social worker. Our school is Band 3 and has many marginal youths. I hope to learn about the services for marginal youths and offenders in Hong Kong. Do you have any reco ...

28th November, 2020
Do you have any recommended scales for measuring delinquency in Hong Kong?

Do you have any recommended scales for measuring delinquency in Hong Kong?

28th November, 2020
I am a school social worker. We are designing a program that aims at preventing school delinquency with the influence of peer delinquency. Shall we consider peer delinquency as a mediator or moderator?

I am a school social worker. We are designing a program that aims at preventing school delinquency with the influence of peer delinquency. Shall we consider peer delinquency as a mediator or moder ...

28th November, 2020
When shall we conduct program evaluation?

When shall we conduct program evaluation?

28th November, 2020
Can we revise the scales in conducting questionnaires, for example, changing the order of items?

Can we revise the scales in conducting questionnaires, for example, changing the order of items?

28th November, 2020
I am enrolled in the third round of MEL training. It is very hard for me to get the basic ideas of some concepts. Do you have any recommended books?

I am enrolled in the third round of MEL training. It is very hard for me to get the basic ideas of some concepts. Do you have any recommended books?

28th November, 2020
What is the difference between subjects/responsibilities and resources in the subject/resource map?

What is the difference between subjects/responsibilities and resources in the subject/resource map?

28th November, 2020
It is hard to keep all participants to stay throughout the whole program. How can we improve the attendance of the program for drug abusers?

It is hard to keep all participants to stay throughout the whole program. How can we improve the attendance of the program for drug abusers?

28th November, 2020
Hello, for our target population, drug abusers, it is hard to get them involved in our projects. Do you have any advice for improving the participation of the service?

Hello, for our target population, drug abusers, it is hard to get them involved in our projects. Do you have any advice for improving the participation of the service?

28th November, 2020
Dear MEL staff, we hope to know more about the research design of program evaluation. If we want to evaluate an intervention for offenders, what kind of research design is suitable?

Dear MEL staff, we hope to know more about the research design of program evaluation. If we want to evaluate an intervention for offenders, what kind of research design is suitable?

28th November, 2020
One of our colleagues proposed to recruit our ex-service users, such as ex-drug abusers, as volunteers for the ongoing programs. How do you see it?

One of our colleagues proposed to recruit our ex-service users, such as ex-drug abusers, as volunteers for the ongoing programs. How do you see it?

28th November, 2020
When designing survey questionnaires, do we need to pay special attention to the wording when it is for former offenders?

When designing survey questionnaires, do we need to pay special attention to the wording when it is for former offenders?

28th November, 2020
How can we develop our programs for drug abusers? Any recommendations?

How can we develop our programs for drug abusers? Any recommendations?

27th November, 2020
Could you please differentiate the two terms: impact and outcome?

Could you please differentiate the two terms: impact and outcome?

27th November, 2020
What are the challenges of conducting longitudinal studies?

What are the challenges of conducting longitudinal studies?

27th November, 2020
I am a new social worker in the community development field. Could you please give me some suggestions on how to get along with the residents well?

I am a new social worker in the community development field. Could you please give me some suggestions on how to get along with the residents well?

27th November, 2020
By the way, are there any tips to get an academic article’s main idea fast? It does not seem easy.

By the way, are there any tips to get an academic article’s main idea fast? It does not seem easy.

27th November, 2020
Where can we find some scholarly articles of high quality?

Where can we find some scholarly articles of high quality?

27th November, 2020
How can we see whether a scale is a good one or not?

How can we see whether a scale is a good one or not?

27th November, 2020
Is program evaluation suitable for fundraising?

Is program evaluation suitable for fundraising?

27th November, 2020
Continuing from the last question, men are usually not as open as women for their problems. What can we do to collect their opinions?

Continuing from the last question, men are usually not as open as women for their problems. What can we do to collect their opinions?

27th November, 2020
Many people have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, and some even lost their jobs. We hope to start a program to help them re-enter the job market. Will a need assessment questionnaire be suitable for them?

Many people have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, and some even lost their jobs. We hope to start a program to help them re-enter the job market. Will a need assessment questionnaire be su ...

27th November, 2020
Do you have an APP of the MEL project?

Do you have an APP of the MEL project?

27th November, 2020
Nowadays, many of our members do not want to go to the center to participate in daily activities. What can we do to attract them?

Nowadays, many of our members do not want to go to the center to participate in daily activities. What can we do to attract them?

27th November, 2020
What are the common qualitative methods?

What are the common qualitative methods?

27th November, 2020
Is a questionnaire survey a quantitative or qualitative method?

Is a questionnaire survey a quantitative or qualitative method?

27th November, 2020
Is a press conference necessary to make our community program more influential?

Is a press conference necessary to make our community program more influential?

27th November, 2020
Can I recommend your course to friends who are not in the social work field?

Can I recommend your course to friends who are not in the social work field?

27th November, 2020
Your website looks very informative. I learned a lot from the “courses for the public.”

Your website looks very informative. I learned a lot from the “courses for the public.”

27th November, 2020
I have a question about the impact of drug prevention programs. Since it is prevention work by nature, how do we know whether it is effective or not?

I have a question about the impact of drug prevention programs. Since it is prevention work by nature, how do we know whether it is effective or not?

27th November, 2020
Any reference book for social work research?

Any reference book for social work research?

27th November, 2020
Why do we need to mind the cultural issue in program evaluation?

Why do we need to mind the cultural issue in program evaluation?

27th November, 2020
What is cross-cultural research?

What is cross-cultural research?

27th November, 2020
In our community, many dwellers are receiving CSSA. But they are afraid of the social stigma of receiving social welfare and do not want to join in our activities in the center. We hope to design a program to help to reduce the social stigma of CSSA. Shall we first invite some CSSA recipients for the interview?

In our community, many dwellers are receiving CSSA. But they are afraid of the social stigma of receiving social welfare and do not want to join in our activities in the center. We hope to design ...

27th November, 2020
Do you think I need a pilot study before the formal survey?

Do you think I need a pilot study before the formal survey?

23rd November, 2020
What is the difference between a 5-point Likert scale and a 7-point Likert scale? If we are using it in the general public in the community, which one is recommendable?

What is the difference between a 5-point Likert scale and a 7-point Likert scale? If we are using it in the general public in the community, which one is recommendable?

23rd November, 2020
For ethnic minorities in our community, most of them are from Pakistan. We hope to design a program targeting them. Do you have any advice for need assessment?

For ethnic minorities in our community, most of them are from Pakistan. We hope to design a program targeting them. Do you have any advice for need assessment?

23rd November, 2020
In our community, there are many new immigrants, mostly women. They seem not familiar with the social services we provide. How shall we motivate them to join in our activities?

In our community, there are many new immigrants, mostly women. They seem not familiar with the social services we provide. How shall we motivate them to join in our activities?

23rd November, 2020
Do you have any suggestions for the price of the gifts we shall give to community participants in doing the survey?

Do you have any suggestions for the price of the gifts we shall give to community participants in doing the survey?

23rd November, 2020
When distributing questionnaires in the community, shall we give some gifts for participants?

When distributing questionnaires in the community, shall we give some gifts for participants?

23rd November, 2020
Could you please say a little more about the interviewer-conducting survey?

Could you please say a little more about the interviewer-conducting survey?

20th November, 2020
Many of our participants are older people and can hardly fill in the questionnaire by themselves. What can we do?

Many of our participants are older people and can hardly fill in the questionnaire by themselves. What can we do?

20th November, 2020
So what shall we do if we want to collect randomized samples from DECCs?

So what shall we do if we want to collect randomized samples from DECCs?

20th November, 2020
Hello, speaking of randomization in sampling, if we collect data from some selected DECC by our convenience, is it randomization?

Hello, speaking of randomization in sampling, if we collect data from some selected DECC by our convenience, is it randomization?

20th November, 2020
I cannot distinguish the two terms of outcome and output. Would you please help?

I cannot distinguish the two terms of outcome and output. Would you please help?

20th November, 2020
Hi, we are an NGO in Shenzhen dealing with drug prevention. Can we also participate in your course?

Hi, we are an NGO in Shenzhen dealing with drug prevention. Can we also participate in your course?

20th November, 2020
If we want to conduct an online questionnaire, which platforms are popular in Mainland China?

If we want to conduct an online questionnaire, which platforms are popular in Mainland China?

19th November, 2020
Under the COVID-19 pandemic, many cross-border students are staying in Shenzhen. How can we outreach them for program promotion?

Under the COVID-19 pandemic, many cross-border students are staying in Shenzhen. How can we outreach them for program promotion?

19th November, 2020
Where can I get information about the current situation of anti-drug service in Hong Kong?

Where can I get information about the current situation of anti-drug service in Hong Kong?

19th November, 2020
How to catch the attention of young drug abusers in program promotion? Any sharing?

How to catch the attention of young drug abusers in program promotion? Any sharing?

19th November, 2020
If I want to measure delinquency of youth, which scale is suitable?

If I want to measure delinquency of youth, which scale is suitable?

19th November, 2020
Can you explain the meaning of the internal reliability of a scale?

Can you explain the meaning of the internal reliability of a scale?

19th November, 2020
It seems no particular materials are there for services for offenders. What can we do?

It seems no particular materials are there for services for offenders. What can we do?

19th November, 2020
Where can we learn some basic ideas of program evaluation?

Where can we learn some basic ideas of program evaluation?

19th November, 2020
It is a pity we could not find a mature scale used in the Hong Kong context for drug abusers. Do you have any suggestions?

It is a pity we could not find a mature scale used in the Hong Kong context for drug abusers. Do you have any suggestions?

19th November, 2020
I find a scale that is originally English. Can we translate it into Chinese by ourselves?

I find a scale that is originally English. Can we translate it into Chinese by ourselves?

19th November, 2020
So if we are doing an intervention to offenders and want to see if it is useful, we are testing the internal validity?

So if we are doing an intervention to offenders and want to see if it is useful, we are testing the internal validity?

19th November, 2020
Can you tell me more about external validity and internal validity?

Can you tell me more about external validity and internal validity?

19th November, 2020
Following the last question, after we get permission from the guardians of pupils, do we still need permission from the participants?

Following the last question, after we get permission from the guardians of pupils, do we still need permission from the participants?

19th November, 2020
Shall we get permission from the guardians if we are going to administer a survey in primary schools?

Shall we get permission from the guardians if we are going to administer a survey in primary schools?

19th November, 2020
How many samples are adequate to assess the impact of one program?

How many samples are adequate to assess the impact of one program?

19th November, 2020
Where can we find good scales of measuring indicators of youth offenders in Hong Kong?

Where can we find good scales of measuring indicators of youth offenders in Hong Kong?

19th November, 2020
To be more specific, if we are going to do the long-term impact assessment of drug abusers, what time interval is ideal?

To be more specific, if we are going to do the long-term impact assessment of drug abusers, what time interval is ideal?

19th November, 2020
Hello, is it necessary to conduct a follow-up questionnaire for our service users, drug abusers?

Hello, is it necessary to conduct a follow-up questionnaire for our service users, drug abusers?

19th November, 2020
Dear MEL staff, we hope to know more about the research design of program evaluation. If we want to do an intervention for offenders, what kind of research design is suitable?

Dear MEL staff, we hope to know more about the research design of program evaluation. If we want to do an intervention for offenders, what kind of research design is suitable?

19th November, 2020
Is there any particular ethical issue that we need to mind to work with children?

Is there any particular ethical issue that we need to mind to work with children?

19th November, 2020
Before developing the communication strategy, what should I pay attention to?

Before developing the communication strategy, what should I pay attention to?

19th November, 2020
What is a better communication strategy for drug abusers?

What is a better communication strategy for drug abusers?

19th November, 2020
What kind of social media platform is useful for approaching drug abusers?

What kind of social media platform is useful for approaching drug abusers?

19th November, 2020
Under the current COVID-19 situation, it is even more challenging to approach hidden drug abusers. Do you have any suggestions for that?

Under the current COVID-19 situation, it is even more challenging to approach hidden drug abusers. Do you have any suggestions for that?

19th November, 2020
If I want to do a service project to help young people improve resilience, what perspectives can I start from?

If I want to do a service project to help young people improve resilience, what perspectives can I start from?

19th November, 2020
I want to start youth services, what are the suggestions?

I want to start youth services, what are the suggestions?

19th November, 2020
What are the service suggestions for school violence?

What are the service suggestions for school violence?

19th November, 2020
I want to know information about youth mental disorder. How can I get it?

I want to know information about youth mental disorder. How can I get it?

19th November, 2020
What should you pay attention to when communicating with young people?

What should you pay attention to when communicating with young people?

19th November, 2020
What are the service suggestions for teenagers who have dropped out of school?

What are the service suggestions for teenagers who have dropped out of school?

19th November, 2020
I want to know the current situation of Hong Kong’s youth community support service plan. What are the ways?

I want to know the current situation of Hong Kong's youth community support service plan. What are the ways?

19th November, 2020
What are the service suggestions for young people with family difficulties in online classes during the epidemic?

What are the service suggestions for young people with family difficulties in online classes during the epidemic?

19th November, 2020
How to develop youth services in schools?

How to develop youth services in schools?

19th November, 2020
How to enhance the fun of the service and attract the attention of young people?

How to enhance the fun of the service and attract the attention of young people?

19th November, 2020
What are the categories of services for young people?

What are the categories of services for young people?

19th November, 2020
Facing social unrest in the past year, how should we guide young people?

Facing social unrest in the past year, how should we guide young people?

19th November, 2020
What can we do to deal with the adolescent’s study-weariness?

What can we do to deal with the adolescent's study-weariness?

18th November, 2020
How can family therapy be used to solve the problems faced by teenagers?

How can family therapy be used to solve the problems faced by teenagers?

18th November, 2020
What are the intervention methods for youth social work?

What are the intervention methods for youth social work?

18th November, 2020
Many teenagers have Internet addiction problems, what can we do?

Many teenagers have Internet addiction problems, what can we do?

18th November, 2020
Under the epidemic, what are the advantages of developing online youth services?

Under the epidemic, what are the advantages of developing online youth services?

18th November, 2020
What is the main content of youth social work?

What is the main content of youth social work?

18th November, 2020
What are the ethical guidelines for providing services?

What are the ethical guidelines for providing services?

18th November, 2020
How to determine the true service needs of young people when providing services?

How to determine the true service needs of young people when providing services?

18th November, 2020
In the process of providing youth services, what social work values can we implement?

In the process of providing youth services, what social work values can we implement?

18th November, 2020
Should services for young people be problem-oriented?

Should services for young people be problem-oriented?

18th November, 2020
With reference to some foreign service models applied to Hong Kong society, what should I pay attention to?

With reference to some foreign service models applied to Hong Kong society, what should I pay attention to?

17th November, 2020
What kind of service measures will be taken to restore the parent-child relationship during home isolation in the epidemic period?

What kind of service measures will be taken to restore the parent-child relationship during home isolation in the epidemic period?

17th November, 2020
For online teaching, how to discover the service needs of young people?

For online teaching, how to discover the service needs of young people?

17th November, 2020
What are the main problems of troubled teenagers?

What are the main problems of troubled teenagers?

17th November, 2020
What are the points to note when evaluating the effectiveness of services for young people?

What are the points to note when evaluating the effectiveness of services for young people?

17th November, 2020
What should I do if the elderly are unwilling to cooperate or withdraw from the service?

What should I do if the elderly are unwilling to cooperate or withdraw from the service?

17th November, 2020
What are the skills to communicate with the elderly?

What are the skills to communicate with the elderly?

17th November, 2020
Why are elderly services important?

Why are elderly services important?

17th November, 2020
What are the real dilemmas in delivering elderly services?

What are the real dilemmas in delivering elderly services?

17th November, 2020
Compared with the service for other people, what are the characteristics of the service for the elderly?

Compared with the service for other people, what are the characteristics of the service for the elderly?

17th November, 2020
What can I learn from the elderly services program?

What can I learn from the elderly services program?

17th November, 2020
Any advice for improving the quality of life of the elderly and developing interesting services for the elderly?

Any advice for improving the quality of life of the elderly and developing interesting services for the elderly?

17th November, 2020
What can we do about the spiritual care of the elderly?

What can we do about the spiritual care of the elderly?

17th November, 2020
When looking for service content in an aging society, in addition to the relevant policies carried out by the government as the main body, what other aspects can we learn from?

When looking for service content in an aging society, in addition to the relevant policies carried out by the government as the main body, what other aspects can we learn from?

17th November, 2020
What service concepts around the elderly can we learn about?

What service concepts around the elderly can we learn about?

17th November, 2020
What aspects can be covered to promote the construction of livable communities for the elderly?

What aspects can be covered to promote the construction of livable communities for the elderly?

17th November, 2020
Elderly care institutions are more affected by the epidemic. Many elderly people may have psychological problems during the epidemic. How can I help them?

Elderly care institutions are more affected by the epidemic. Many elderly people may have psychological problems during the epidemic. How can I help them?

17th November, 2020
Many elderly people are affected by the epidemic and face many difficulties. How can I help them?

Many elderly people are affected by the epidemic and face many difficulties. How can I help them?

17th November, 2020
What can we do for some elderly people with financial difficulties?

What can we do for some elderly people with financial difficulties?

17th November, 2020
Can elderly services be combined with community care?

Can elderly services be combined with community care?

17th November, 2020
Some elderly people live alone without family members. How can we help them through service projects?

Some elderly people live alone without family members. How can we help them through service projects?

17th November, 2020
How is the group work method used in elderly services?

How is the group work method used in elderly services?

17th November, 2020
What are the service suggestions for the semi-disabled or physically disabled elderly?

What are the service suggestions for the semi-disabled or physically disabled elderly?

17th November, 2020
What are service suggestions for the elderly living in nursing homes?

What are service suggestions for the elderly living in nursing homes?

17th November, 2020
How to help the elderly to have more contacts with society and expand the social scope of the elderly?

How to help the elderly to have more contacts with society and expand the social scope of the elderly?

17th November, 2020
How can the service be more effective?

How can the service be more effective?

17th November, 2020
When implementing the project, how can I link useful resources?

When implementing the project, how can I link useful resources?

17th November, 2020
I want to do a project about mental health services for the elderly during the epidemic. What should I do first?

I want to do a project about mental health services for the elderly during the epidemic. What should I do first?

17th November, 2020
What should be paid attention to when designing service activities for the elderly?

What should be paid attention to when designing service activities for the elderly?

17th November, 2020
If I want to do something related to the elderly, where do I start?

If I want to do something related to the elderly, where do I start?

17th November, 2020
How to learn about the latest news or academic frontiers related to the elderly?

How to learn about the latest news or academic frontiers related to the elderly?

17th November, 2020
I want to design a service project related to the elderly, but due to various restrictions during the epidemic, there is no way to implement it. What should I do?

I want to design a service project related to the elderly, but due to various restrictions during the epidemic, there is no way to implement it. What should I do?

17th November, 2020
What services can we provide for the elderly during the epidemic?

What services can we provide for the elderly during the epidemic?

17th November, 2020
How to train and secure specialists?

How to train and secure specialists?

17th November, 2020
How to improve the quality of services?

How to improve the quality of services?

17th November, 2020
How to promote the transition from institutionalization to community-based life?

How to promote the transition from institutionalization to community-based life?

17th November, 2020
How to take measures in accordance with the types of disabilities?

How to take measures in accordance with the types of disabilities?

17th November, 2020
Are there any financial supports for people with disabilities?

Are there any financial supports for people with disabilities?

17th November, 2020
Is there any service support for chronic patients?

Is there any service support for chronic patients?

17th November, 2020
Can you recommend some non-government organizations for children with disabilities?

Can you recommend some non-government organizations for children with disabilities?

17th November, 2020
What kind of government organizations can I reach to for more information for the service about children with disabilities?

What kind of government organizations can I reach to for more information for the service about children with disabilities?

17th November, 2020
What kinds of Special Educational Needs support can we get in Hong Kong?

What kinds of Special Educational Needs support can we get in Hong Kong?

17th November, 2020
Are there any recommendations of relevant websites about children with Visual Impairment?

Are there any recommendations of relevant websites about children with Visual Impairment?

16th November, 2020
What services are available in Hong Kong to help children with Visual Impairment?

What services are available in Hong Kong to help children with Visual Impairment?

16th November, 2020
What kind of treatment can we start to help children with Visual Impairment?

What kind of treatment can we start to help children with Visual Impairment?

16th November, 2020
What does Visual Impairment mean?

What does Visual Impairment mean?

16th November, 2020
Are there any relevant websites that I can refer to for more information about children with Hearing Impairment?

Are there any relevant websites that I can refer to for more information about children with Hearing Impairment?

16th November, 2020
What services are available in Hong Kong to help children with Hearing Impairment?

What services are available in Hong Kong to help children with Hearing Impairment?

16th November, 2020
What kind of treatment can we start for children with Hearing Impairment?

What kind of treatment can we start for children with Hearing Impairment?

13th November, 2020
What does Hearing Impairment mean?

What does Hearing Impairment mean?

13th November, 2020
Could you recommend some relevant websites about children with Cerebral Palsy?

Could you recommend some relevant websites about children with Cerebral Palsy?

13th November, 2020
What services are available in Hong Kong to help children with Cerebral Palsy?

What services are available in Hong Kong to help children with Cerebral Palsy?

13th November, 2020
What kind of treatment can we start for children with Cerebral Palsy?

What kind of treatment can we start for children with Cerebral Palsy?

13th November, 2020
What does Cerebral Palsy mean?

What does Cerebral Palsy mean?

13th November, 2020
Are there any recommendations of websites for children with Dyslexia?

Are there any recommendations of websites for children with Dyslexia?

12th November, 2020
What kind of treatment can we start for children with Dyslexia?

What kind of treatment can we start for children with Dyslexia?

12th November, 2020
What is Dyslexia?

What is Dyslexia?

12th November, 2020
Could you recommend some relevant websites about children with Intellectual Disability?

Could you recommend some relevant websites about children with Intellectual Disability?

12th November, 2020
Are there any special education services in Hong Kong to help children with Intellectual Disability?

Are there any special education services in Hong Kong to help children with Intellectual Disability?

12th November, 2020
What kind of treatment can we start for children with Intellectual Disability?

What kind of treatment can we start for children with Intellectual Disability?

12th November, 2020
What does Intellectual Disability mean?

What does Intellectual Disability mean?

12th November, 2020
Are there any recommendations of websites for children with Development Coordination Disorder?

Are there any recommendations of websites for children with Development Coordination Disorder?

12th November, 2020
What kind of treatment can we start for children with Developmental Coordination Disorder?

What kind of treatment can we start for children with Developmental Coordination Disorder?

12th November, 2020
What does Developmental Coordination Disorder mean?

What does Developmental Coordination Disorder mean?

12th November, 2020
Could you recommend some relevant websites about children with anxiety disorders?

Could you recommend some relevant websites about children with anxiety disorders?

12th November, 2020
What services are available in Hong Kong to help children with Anxiety Disorder?

What services are available in Hong Kong to help children with Anxiety Disorder?

12th November, 2020
What is the meaning of psychological treatment for children with anxiety disorders?

What is the meaning of psychological treatment for children with anxiety disorders?

12th November, 2020
What kinds of services can we start to help people with mentally handicapped?

What kinds of services can we start to help people with mentally handicapped?

12th November, 2020
What kind of treatment can be conducted for children with Anxiety Disorder?

What kind of treatment can be conducted for children with Anxiety Disorder?

12th November, 2020
Can you recommend some assessment tools that could be used for children with disabilities?

Can you recommend some assessment tools that could be used for children with disabilities?

12th November, 2020
How to provide high-quality assessment service for children?

How to provide high-quality assessment service for children?

12th November, 2020
How can disabled people get support in Hong Kong?

How can disabled people get support in Hong Kong?

12th November, 2020
How can we define “persons with disabilities”?

How can we define “persons with disabilities”?

12th November, 2020
Are there any links that we can refer to know more about the rehabilitation services for disabilities?

Are there any links that we can refer to know more about the rehabilitation services for disabilities?

12th November, 2020
What are student guidance and school social work services about?

What are student guidance and school social work services about?

11th November, 2020
What is home care service for persons with severe disabilities about?

What is home care service for persons with severe disabilities about?

11th November, 2020
What is integrated vocational rehabilitation services programme about?

What is integrated vocational rehabilitation services programme about?

11th November, 2020
What are the characteristics of a social enterprise?

What are the characteristics of a social enterprise?

11th November, 2020
What are social objectives of social enterprises in Hong Kong?

What are social objectives of social enterprises in Hong Kong?

11th November, 2020
What do social entrepreneurs achieve?

What do social entrepreneurs achieve?

11th November, 2020
What is social entrepreneurship?

What is social entrepreneurship?

11th November, 2020
What is social enterprise?

What is social enterprise?

11th November, 2020
What does job attachment mean?

What does job attachment mean?

11th November, 2020
What should an employment counselling and work skills training include for disabilities?

What should an employment counselling and work skills training include for disabilities?

11th November, 2020
What should an early education and training programme include?

What should an early education and training programme include?

11th November, 2020
What kinds of programme can we start to help adults with disabilities to get a job?

What kinds of programme can we start to help adults with disabilities to get a job?

11th November, 2020
What kind of services can we start to help children with disabilities?

What kind of services can we start to help children with disabilities?

11th November, 2020
What are the objectives of rehabilitation services?

What are the objectives of rehabilitation services?

11th November, 2020
I would like to promote my programme targeting people in poverty. How can I do that?

I would like to promote my programme targeting people in poverty. How can I do that?

11th November, 2020
I want to know what I should do if the service users of my programme, which targets people in poverty, are not motivated to do the post-survey. Does anyone have any idea to boost the response rate?

I want to know what I should do if the service users of my programme, which targets people in poverty, are not motivated to do the post-survey. Does anyone have any idea to boost the response rate?

11th November, 2020
I am planning to do an evaluation for my programme which targets people in poverty. Do I have to do data collection once before the programme starts?

I am planning to do an evaluation for my programme which targets people in poverty. Do I have to do data collection once before the programme starts?

5th November, 2020
I am looking for ways to promote my programme aiming to provide services for people who are living in poverty or with disadvantages. Does anyone have any ideas?

I am looking for ways to promote my programme aiming to provide services for people who are living in poverty or with disadvantages. Does anyone have any ideas?

5th November, 2020
I am planning to do a programme evaluation for one of the programmes at my organisation that targets people living in poverty. I want to know how to assess if my programme achieved the intended objectives.

I am planning to do a programme evaluation for one of the programmes at my organisation that targets people living in poverty. I want to know how to assess if my programme achieved the intended ob ...

5th November, 2020
My organisation has done a programme evaluation for our programme that targets people in poverty. How can the results be helpful for our organisation besides knowing if it is effective?

My organisation has done a programme evaluation for our programme that targets people in poverty. How can the results be helpful for our organisation besides knowing if it is effective?

5th November, 2020
My organisation has done a programme evaluation for our programme targeting people in poverty. How can the results be helpful for society?

My organisation has done a programme evaluation for our programme targeting people in poverty. How can the results be helpful for society?

5th November, 2020
My organisation is designing a program targeting people in poverty to improve their job searching skills, motivation to find work, etc. We are planning to measure its performance at some points during the program, may I know some examples of possible outputs and outcomes? Are they the same?

My organisation is designing a program targeting people in poverty to improve their job searching skills, motivation to find work, etc. We are planning to measure its performance at some points du ...

5th November, 2020
I wish to measure the performance of my program which targets people in poverty. How do I do that?

I wish to measure the performance of my program which targets people in poverty. How do I do that?

4th November, 2020
May I know is there any principle to guide me to set objectives for a program, as my organisation is designing a program to help people in poverty?

May I know is there any principle to guide me to set objectives for a program, as my organisation is designing a program to help people in poverty?

20th October, 2020
I would like to know if the program at my organisation is effective in improving the employability of people living in poverty. Are there any scales that I could use?

I would like to know if the program at my organisation is effective in improving the employability of people living in poverty. Are there any scales that I could use?

20th October, 2020
What are indicators for assessing services provided for people living in poverty?

What are indicators for assessing services provided for people living in poverty?

20th October, 2020
During the COVID-19 pandemic, I have been experiencing difficulties to schedule data collection for my programme evaluation. Does any of you experience similar difficulties?

During the COVID-19 pandemic, I have been experiencing difficulties to schedule data collection for my programme evaluation. Does any of you experience similar difficulties? Can somebody share the ...

20th October, 2020
What tools do you guys use for data analysis?

What tools do you guys use for data analysis? I am new to research, and I wonder what is the most common software I can use for simple data analysis.

20th October, 2020
What is the difference between qualitative and quantitative research?

What is the difference between qualitative and quantitative research?

20th October, 2020
I am in charge of a program targeting children, may I know is there any ethical issue when the research involves children?

I am in charge of a program targeting children, may I know is there any ethical issue when the research involves children?

20th October, 2020
How to choose the right scales for me to use if there are various scales to measure the same construct?

How to choose the right scales for me to use if there are various scales to measure the same construct?

20th October, 2020
I have never conducted a longitudinal study before. I wonder if it is difficult to track participants for the post-test?

I have never conducted a longitudinal study before. I wonder if it is difficult to track participants for the post-test?

20th October, 2020
I am doing my own research project but I have problems with collecting responses from participants. May I have tips for boosting the response rate?

I am doing my own research project but I have problems with collecting responses from participants. May I have tips for boosting the response rate?

20th October, 2020
Is nominal data must be words and not numbers?

Is nominal data must be words and not numbers?

20th October, 2020
Why do we have to distinguish different measurement variables, e.g. nominal, interval, ratio etc?

Why do we have to distinguish different measurement variables, e.g. nominal, interval, ratio etc?

20th October, 2020
What is the difference between interval and ordinal variables?

What is the difference between interval and ordinal variables?

20th October, 2020
Does anybody know the difference between the two scales of suicide ideation in the Outcome/Impact Indicator Bank’s General page?

Does anybody know the difference between the two scales of suicide ideation in the Outcome/Impact Indicator Bank’s General page?

20th October, 2020
I am a project officer and I would like to know if my programme has any effect on the service users. Do I do pre- and post-test surveys with them? Is it enough?

I am a project officer and I would like to know if my programme has any effect on the service users. Do I do pre- and post-test surveys with them? Is it enough?

20th October, 2020
What is the difference between independent and dependent variables?

What is the difference between independent and dependent variables?

20th October, 2020
What are the major principles to follow when setting project objectives?

What are the major principles to follow when setting project objectives?

17th October, 2020
Are there any tips of using the Google drive?

Are there any tips of using the Google drive?

17th October, 2020
I found it difficult to collaborate with team members using emails. Since we must work on the same documents, there are a lot of track changes and versions. It is difficult to be on the same page sometimes. Does anyone have other ways to work with colleagues?

I found it difficult to collaborate with team members using emails. Since we must work on the same documents, there are a lot of track changes and versions. It is difficult to be on the same page ...

16th October, 2020
Is the monitoring of data must be involved in a longitudinal study?

Is the monitoring of data must be involved in a longitudinal study?

16th October, 2020
May I know the difference between cross-sectional and longitudinal studies?

May I know the difference between cross-sectional and longitudinal studies?

16th October, 2020
Are the outputs and outcomes of the programme in evaluation research the same things?

Are the outputs and outcomes of the programme in evaluation research the same things?

16th October, 2020
Is there any indicator that can help us to show the effectiveness of our programme?

Is there any indicator that can help us to show the effectiveness of our programme?

16th October, 2020
What is the difference between effect size and sample size?

What is the difference between effect size and sample size?

16th October, 2020
I am going to do a research project and encountered some problems. I am wondering how I may increase the power of a statistical test.

I am going to do a research project and encountered some problems. I am wondering how I may increase the power of a statistical test.

16th October, 2020
What do researchers mean by the power of a test?

What do researchers mean by the power of a test?

16th October, 2020
I have difficulty distinguishing Type I and II errors in research. Can someone clarify their difference for me?

I have difficulty distinguishing Type I and II errors in research. Can someone clarify their difference for me?

16th October, 2020
I have heard about the null hypothesis. Does anybody know what the difference between the null hypothesis and the hypothesis is?

I have heard about the null hypothesis. Does anybody know what the difference between the null hypothesis and the hypothesis is?

16th October, 2020
Why do we need to set hypotheses when we are conducting research?

Why do we need to set hypotheses when we are conducting research?

16th October, 2020
I am a project manager at an NGO in Hong Kong and wish to promote our programme. What is the most common method for NGO to use to promote their services to the public?

I am a project manager at an NGO in Hong Kong and wish to promote our programme. What is the most common method for NGO to use to promote their services to the public?

16th October, 2020
I am new to programme evaluation, and I am planning to evaluate my programme. I want to know what to look for when I design questionnaires.

I am new to programme evaluation, and I am planning to evaluate my programme. I want to know what to look for when I design questionnaires.

16th October, 2020
What is the difference between 5-point and 7-point scales?

What is the difference between 5-point and 7-point scales? Can I switch the original scale to another?

16th October, 2020
I find it difficult to distinguish between variance and standard deviation.

Can somebody tell me the difference between variance and standard deviation?

16th October, 2020
Hello everyone! Last time I wanted to know what the difference between descriptive and inferential statistics is. I want to know some examples of descriptive statistics so that I could publish reports for others to see the characteristics of services users from the programmes designed by my organisation.

Hello everyone! Last time I wanted to know what the difference between descriptive and inferential statistics is. I want to know some examples of descriptive statistics so that I could publish rep ...

16th October, 2020
I am new to the research field. May I know what the difference between descriptive and inferential statistics is?

I am new to the research field. May I know what the difference between descriptive and inferential statistics is?

16th October, 2020
Hello everyone! I want to know what else we can do with the data collected besides doing the programme evaluation.

Hello everyone! I want to know what else we can do with the data collected besides doing the programme evaluation.

16th October, 2020
Besides evaluating if our programmes are effective, what can be achieved by monitoring and programme evaluation?

Besides evaluating if our programmes are effective, what can be achieved by monitoring and programme evaluation?

16th October, 2020
I am planning to do an evaluation of my programme. I am told that services users shouldn’t put their names on questionnaires. Instead, other personal information on service users can enable us to match them. May I know some examples?

I am planning to do an evaluation of my programme. I am told that services users shouldn’t put their names on questionnaires. Instead, other personal information on service users can enable us to ...

16th October, 2020
May I know what the key components in data monitoring are?

May I know what the key components in data monitoring are?

16th October, 2020
What are the ways to collect data from the service users of our programme?

What are the ways to collect data from the service users of our programme?

16th October, 2020
What if people do not want to share their information with us while conducting research? What can we do?

What if people do not want to share their information with us while conducting research? What can we do?

16th October, 2020
Does anybody know how to deal with data collected from participants?

Does anybody know how to deal with data collected from participants?

16th October, 2020
Who is responsible for conducting data monitoring and programme evaluation?

Who is responsible for conducting data monitoring and programme evaluation?

28th September, 2020
I am planning to use an online platform to collect data for my research project. Has anyone ever used Qualtrics Survey? Is it easy for someone new to research?

I am planning to use an online platform to collect data for my research project. Has anyone ever used Qualtrics Survey? Is it easy for someone new to research?

21st September, 2020
Is it enough to rely on the social protection system to protect one’s life?

Is it enough to rely on the social protection system to protect one's life?

21st September, 2020
What is the relationship between poverty and social protection?

What is the relationship between poverty and social protection?

21st September, 2020
In which level could social workers involved in the social protection of disadvantaged groups?

In which level could social workers involved in the social protection of disadvantaged groups?

21st September, 2020
Are there any international experiences on poverty intervention program?

Are there any international experiences on poverty intervention program?

21st September, 2020
What are the poverty reduction strategies in Mainland China?

What are the poverty reduction strategies in Mainland China?

21st September, 2020
How could social protection system “protect” vulnerable groups?

How could social protection system "protect" vulnerable groups?

21st September, 2020
What is the role of social work in social protection system?

What is the role of social work in social protection system?

21st September, 2020
What is the role of social protection systems in society?

What is the role of social protection systems in society?

20th September, 2020
What are the things to look for when the research involves people who are living with poverty?

What are the things to look for when the research involves people who are living with poverty?

18th September, 2020
What methods could be used by social workers to link resources for socially disadvantaged groups?

What methods could be used by social workers to link resources for socially disadvantaged groups?

18th September, 2020
What are general indicators for understanding child poverty?

What are general indicators for understanding child poverty?

18th September, 2020
What are the common measures of poverty?

What are the common measures of poverty?

18th September, 2020
What is the poverty rate in children around the world?

What is the poverty rate in children around the world?

18th September, 2020
How to understand relative poverty?

How to understand relative poverty?

18th September, 2020
How do social workers help with the poor?

How do social workers help with the poor?

11th September, 2020
I am designing a questionnaire for students in primary school. Could anyone give me some tips on how to design a high-quality questionnaire?

I am designing a questionnaire for students in primary school. Could anyone give me some tips on how to design a high-quality questionnaire?

11th September, 2020
I am doing the need assessments of caretakers of patients with chronic illness. What methods could be used to collect the data?

I am doing the need assessments of caretakers of patients with chronic illness. What methods could be used to collect the data?

11th September, 2020
Could I only use the qualitative method in the evaluation of the program focusing on the development of ADHD children? They are not capable to do surveys.

Could I only use the qualitative method in the evaluation of the program focusing on the development of ADHD children? They are not capable to do surveys.

11th September, 2020
In a program aiming to support the Special Education Needs students, who are stakeholders?

In a program aiming to support the Special Education Needs students, who are stakeholders?

11th September, 2020
Could I use a scale designed for adults to measure children’s development?

Could I use a scale designed for adults to measure children’s development?

11th September, 2020
Where could I find the measurement instruments for children?

Where could I find the measurement instruments for children?

11th September, 2020
I am conducting a program evaluation for a child abuse program. Could anyone tell me the differences between long-term outcomes and impacts?

I am conducting a program evaluation for a child abuse program. Could anyone tell me the differences between long-term outcomes and impacts?

11th September, 2020
How do I write the program objectives?

If the program goal is to improve the interpersonal functioning of family members in families where children are at risk of experiencing family violence, how do I write the program objectives?

11th September, 2020
Could anyone tell me the differences between program goals and objectives? Any examples?

I am writing the program goals and objectives of a project for families where children are at risk for out-of-home placement due to problems with physical abuse. Could anyone tell me the differenc ...

11th September, 2020
For a Parent Education Program, what could be written in the inputs?

For a Parent Education Program, what could be written in the inputs?

11th September, 2020
One-group pretest-posttest design is used in the outcome evaluation of Juvenile Delinquency Program. However, someone argues that it may have testing bias. Could anyone explain what is testing bias?

One-group pretest-posttest design is used in the outcome evaluation of Juvenile Delinquency Program. However, someone argues that it may have testing bias. Could anyone explain what is testing bias?

11th September, 2020
One-group pretest-posttest design is used to assess the effectiveness of the program aiming to decreasing depression of divorced females. If there is significant difference between the pretest and posttest data, can we say that this program is effective?

One-group pretest-posttest design is used to assess the effectiveness of the program aiming to decreasing depression of divorced females. If there is significant difference between the pretest and ...

11th September, 2020
For a Parent Education Program, what are the possible outcomes in the logic model?

For a Parent Education Program, what are the possible outcomes in the logic model?

11th September, 2020
We already start the program focusing the domestic workers from Philippines. Is it possible that we use the one-group pretest-posttest design in doing outcome evaluation?

We already start the program focusing the domestic workers from Philippines. Is it possible that we use the one-group pretest-posttest design in doing outcome evaluation?

11th September, 2020
What is the external validity in the outcome evaluation? I am doing the outcome evaluation of a program for people in poverty.

What is the external validity in the outcome evaluation? I am doing the outcome evaluation of a program for people in poverty.

11th September, 2020
If the teenagers have high satisfaction rating, does it mean that our program is successful?

If the teenagers have high satisfaction rating, does it mean that our program is successful?

11th September, 2020
Are there any problems if I use the client satisfaction to do program evaluation of a Family Program?

Are there any problems if I use the client satisfaction to do program evaluation of a Family Program?

11th September, 2020
We did not have plan for evaluation, but funders ask us to conduct outcome evaluations after we already start the program for caretakers for cancer patients. Any suggestions?

We did not have plan for evaluation, but funders ask us to conduct outcome evaluations after we already start the program for caretakers for cancer patients. Any suggestions?

11th September, 2020
Could I adopt the one-group posttest-only design for Quitting Smoking Program?

Could I adopt the one-group posttest-only design for Quitting Smoking Program?

11th September, 2020
What is the internal validity?

What is the internal validity? I am doing the outcome evaluation of a program for LGBT group people.

11th September, 2020
To examine whether the program reduce the anxiety level of high school student, should the scale used in the pretest and posttest be the same?

To examine whether the program reduce the anxiety level of high school student, should the scale used in the pretest and posttest be the same?

11th September, 2020
Due to limited time, some parents have dropped out of the Parent Education Program. When doing the outcome evaluation, should I invite them to participate in?

Due to limited time, some parents have dropped out of the Parent Education Program. When doing the outcome evaluation, should I invite them to participate in?

10th September, 2020
We are planning to do the outcome evaluation for the Chronic Disease Self-management Program. What kind of evaluation design could avoid the testing bias?

We are planning to do the outcome evaluation for the Chronic Disease Self-management Program. What kind of evaluation design could avoid the testing bias?

10th September, 2020
Any recommendations for client satisfaction studies?

Any recommendations for client satisfaction studies?

10th September, 2020
Could anyone explain what the selection bias means in the client satisfaction evaluation? I am thinking to use this method to assess our Poverty Reducing Program.

Could anyone explain what the selection bias means in the client satisfaction evaluation? I am thinking to use this method to assess our Poverty Reducing Program.

10th September, 2020
What are the disadvantages if I use posttest-only design with nonequivalent group to do the outcome evaluation of Juvenile Delinquency Program?

What are the disadvantages if I use posttest-only design with nonequivalent group to do the outcome evaluation of Juvenile Delinquency Program?

10th September, 2020
Take a Crime Control Program as an example, what is the difference between outputs and outcomes?

Take a Crime Control Program as an example, what is the difference between outputs and outcomes?

10th September, 2020
How to write outcomes in the logic model for a program providing services for depressed people?

How to write outcomes in the logic model for a program providing services for depressed people?

10th September, 2020
I wonder what is the difference between activities and outputs in the logic model. Please take the program for depressed people as an example.

I wonder what is the difference between activities and outputs in the logic model. Please take the program for depressed people as an example.

10th September, 2020
I am doing the process evaluation for a program providing services for depressed people. I am confused about the differences between inputs and activities in the logic model. Could anyone help me?

I am doing the process evaluation for a program providing services for depressed people. I am confused about the differences between inputs and activities in the logic model. Could anyone help me?

10th September, 2020
I am conducting the process evaluation of services provided for the people in poverty. Are there any guidelines?

I am conducting the process evaluation of services provided for the people in poverty. Are there any guidelines?

10th September, 2020
When doing the process evaluation of a program for the sex workers, what should be assessed? Any guidelines?

When doing the process evaluation of a program for the sex workers, what should be assessed? Any guidelines?

10th September, 2020
Is there a need to do the process evaluation?

I have done the outcome evaluation of my program focusing on the ethnic minorities and it showed the program objectives were achieved well. Is there a need to do the process evaluation?

10th September, 2020
Could anyone tell me when to do the process evaluation?

Our agency is doing the process evaluation and outcome evaluation for a program for the homeless people. Could anyone tell me when to do the process evaluation?

10th September, 2020
When to use open-ended questions in the survey?

When to use open-ended questions in the survey?

10th September, 2020
To make needs assessment of the labor protection for domestic workers in HK, what methods could be used? Methods with low cost and higher quality are better.

To make needs assessment of the labor protection for domestic workers in HK, what methods could be used? Methods with low cost and higher quality are better.

10th September, 2020
What are the differences between clinical need assessment and need assessment in program evaluation?

What are the differences between clinical need assessment and need assessment in program evaluation?

10th September, 2020
Could anyone summarize the types of evaluation?

Could anyone summarize the types of evaluation?

10th September, 2020
What are the disadvantages of using secondary data in need assessment of a program focusing on the poverty?

What are the disadvantages of using secondary data in need assessment of a program focusing on the poverty?

10th September, 2020
How to use program evaluation to support the process of improvement?

How to use program evaluation to support the process of improvement?

10th September, 2020
My agency is planning to do program evaluation of a project aiming to help impoverished people. Could we do the program evaluation by ourselves?

My agency is planning to do program evaluation of a project aiming to help impoverished people. Could we do the program evaluation by ourselves?

10th September, 2020
Could I revise a scale that was for domestic workers from Philippines?

I did not find an appropriate scale that measures the social functioning of domestic workers from Indonesia and has been validated in HK. Could I revise a scale that was for domestic workers from ...

10th September, 2020
What kinds of program objectives are often set in social service programs?

What kinds of program objectives are often set in social service programs?

10th September, 2020
Could I add or delete some items of the scales?

Could I add or delete some items of the scales?

10th September, 2020
I am looking for scales to measure ethnic minorities’ well-being in Hong Kong. Could I adopt the scales that were only used in other countries?

I am looking for scales to measure ethnic minorities’ well-being in Hong Kong. Could I adopt the scales that were only used in other countries?

10th September, 2020
What are the advantages of contextual needs assessment?

What are the advantages of contextual needs assessment?

10th September, 2020
How to do a contextual needs assessment of impoverished people?

How to do a contextual needs assessment of impoverished people?

10th September, 2020
What are the differences between general need assessment and “contextual needs assessment”?

What are the differences between general need assessment and “contextual needs assessment”?

10th September, 2020
When I try to explore the unmet needs of unemployed youth, where could I collect the data?

When I try to explore the unmet needs of unemployed youth, where could I collect the data?

10th September, 2020
why need to assess the service delivery of organizations in the need assessment of the unemployed?

why need to assess the service delivery of organizations in the need assessment of the unemployed?

10th September, 2020
How to do the need assessment of the ethnic minorities in HK?

How to do the need assessment of the ethnic minorities in HK?

10th September, 2020
Program evaluation means that we assess if the project has achieved the prospective goals. Am I right?

Program evaluation means that we assess if the project has achieved the prospective goals. Am I right?

10th September, 2020
how to do the need assessment?

I am doing the need assessment of a project for the family in poverty. Actually, there are quite a lot of services provided to them. However, people in poverty still have many unmet needs. I do no ...

10th September, 2020
How to do the need assessment of homeless people?

How to do the need assessment of homeless people?

4th September, 2020
I would like to do a program to help people in poverty. How to set an objective?

I would like to do a program to help people in poverty. How to set an objective?

22nd August, 2020
What is the purpose of making logic models?

What is the purpose of making logic models?

22nd August, 2020
Some activities are cancelled because of the pandemic. What should I do about the program evaluation?

Some activities are cancelled because of the pandemic. What should I do about the program evaluation?

22nd August, 2020
What is the different between monitoring and evaluation? They sound so like me.

What is the different between monitoring and evaluation? They sound so like me.

22nd August, 2020
How often do you think data should be collected?

How often do you think data should be collected?

22nd August, 2020
What are some benefits of doing program evaluation besides improving services? I’m curious what you all think about this.

What are some benefits of doing program evaluation besides improving services? I’m curious what you all think about this.

22nd August, 2020
Is it ok to get verbal consent instead for a study?

Is it ok to get verbal consent instead for a study?

22nd August, 2020
I am preparing a consent form, what must I cover? Any ideas to share?

I am preparing a consent form, what must I cover? Any ideas to share?

22nd August, 2020
How can I ensure my survey is good quality?

How can I ensure my survey is good quality?

22nd August, 2020
I am confused about the difference of p-value and alpha, what are their differences?

I am confused about the difference of p-value and alpha, what are their differences?

21st August, 2020
Hello, what is the purpose of doing longitudinal survey?

Hello, what is the purpose of doing longitudinal survey?

21st August, 2020
What makes a set of data have “good” quality?

What makes a set of data have “good” quality?

21st August, 2020
Does anyone know different ways to do longitudinal surveys?

Does anyone know different ways to do longitudinal surveys?

21st August, 2020
A lot of my participants are female for my evaluation study, but I want the sample to be more equal in genders to be less biased. Any way I can solve this?

A lot of my participants are female for my evaluation study, but I want the sample to be more equal in genders to be less biased. Any way I can solve this?

21st August, 2020
What ways can I make sure my scale is valid?

What ways can I make sure my scale is valid?

21st August, 2020
I saw the previous post about reliability, I wonder if there are different types of validity too?

I saw the previous post about reliability, I wonder if there are different types of validity too?

21st August, 2020
What are the different types of reliability? Any examples?

What are the different types of reliability? Any examples?

21st August, 2020
Does anyone know how to reduce measurement error for questionnaires?

Does anyone know how to reduce measurement error for questionnaires?

21st August, 2020
Any more examples for qualitative data analysis, what is good for measuring with qualitative data analysis besides interactions between people?

Any more examples for qualitative data analysis, what is good for measuring with qualitative data analysis besides interactions between people?

21st August, 2020
I also want to know more about qualitative data analysis. Any example of when should we use it?

I also want to know more about qualitative data analysis. Any example of when should we use it?

21st August, 2020
Hi, I am very interested in qualitative research, are there any principles to follow?

Hi, I am very interested in qualitative research, are there any principles to follow?

21st August, 2020
I’m very curious that if there is a list showing the figures of all NGOs operations worldwide?

I’m very curious that if there is a list showing the figures of all NGOs operations worldwide?

21st August, 2020
Is marketing a commercial term? Any marketing theory in NGOs?

Is marketing a commercial term? Any marketing theory in NGOs?

21st August, 2020
Sample size calculation: I’m doing a study on NGOs in alleviating poverty in Hong Kong and mainland China, how can I calculate the sample size?

Sample size calculation: I’m doing a study on NGOs in alleviating poverty in Hong Kong and mainland China, how can I calculate the sample size?

21st August, 2020
What are the four categories of publics defined for NGOs?

What are the four categories of publics defined for NGOs?

21st August, 2020
Any guides for setting up an NGO in HK?

Any guides for setting up an NGO in HK?

21st August, 2020
Two types of organisations for NGO in Hong Kong?

Two types of organisations for NGO in Hong Kong? I would like to set up a charity here and would like to know more about the registration.

21st August, 2020
What are the common questions donors asked in the proposal?

What are the common questions donors asked in the proposal?

21st August, 2020
我想問下, 是否參加完MEL project就可以有證書?

我想問下, 是否參加完MEL project就可以有證書?

20th August, 2020
What is the major advantage of probability sampling?

What is the major advantage of probability sampling?

20th August, 2020
How about the examples of nonprobability sampling methods?

How about the examples of nonprobability sampling methods?

20th August, 2020
Any examples of probability sampling methods?

Any examples of probability sampling methods?

20th August, 2020
I am thinking of how to do a data collection evaluation plan.

I am thinking of how to do a data collection evaluation plan.

19th August, 2020
What are the examples of setting practice objectives?

What are the examples of setting practice objectives?

19th August, 2020
How many phases are included in making case-level decision?

How many phases are included in making case-level decision?

19th August, 2020
How about the disadvantage of adopting objective data?

How about the disadvantage of adopting objective data?

19th August, 2020
When making decisions, what is the advantage of adopting objective data?

When making decisions, what is the advantage of adopting objective data?

18th August, 2020
How about expressed need?

How about expressed need?

18th August, 2020
What is normative need?

What is normative need?

18th August, 2020
Any tips when doing problem analysis?

Any tips when doing problem analysis?

18th August, 2020
I am a student and new to program evaluation, how to define problems?

I am a student and new to program evaluation, how to define problems?

18th August, 2020
Apart from demographic data, I have heard social history data. Actually, what is this?

Apart from demographic data, I have heard social history data. Actually, what is this?

18th August, 2020
I would like to know more about demographic data?

I would like to know more about demographic data?

14th August, 2020
What are the major duties of a case manager?

What are the major duties of a case manager?

14th August, 2020
What is the focal point of management planning?

What is the focal point of management planning?

14th August, 2020
Do we need the details plan in strategic planning?

Do we need the details plan in strategic planning?

14th August, 2020
Is strategic planning a long-range view?

Is strategic planning a long-range view?

14th August, 2020
Why do we need strategic planning?

Why do we need strategic planning?

14th August, 2020
What are the types of planning can be used in the human services?

What are the types of planning can be used in the human services?

14th August, 2020
What is the use of data about costs and efficiency on program evaluation?

What is the use of data about costs and efficiency on program evaluation?

14th August, 2020
Why do we consider cost as an evaluative criterion?

Why do we consider cost as an evaluative criterion?

13th August, 2020
What is a easy way to do a moderation analysis?

What is a easy way to do a moderation analysis?

13th August, 2020
When IV is program, DV is confidence, moderator is gender, what question of moderation should I think about?

When IV is program, DV is confidence, moderator is gender, what question of moderation should I think about?

13th August, 2020
What is a moderator in a moderation analysis?

What is a moderator in a moderation analysis?

13th August, 2020
Could someone give me an advantage of application of mediation analysis in program evaluation?

Could someone give me an advantage of application of mediation analysis in program evaluation?

13th August, 2020
What is the other name of a mediation analysis?

What is the other name of a mediation analysis?

13th August, 2020
Assume program activities affect short-term outcome “confidence”, that mediates the effect on the long-term outcome happiness, what are some of the questions of mediation I can think of?

Assume program activities affect short-term outcome “confidence”, that mediates the effect on the long-term outcome happiness, what are some of the questions of mediation I can think of?

13th August, 2020
Could you give me an example of mediation related to program evaluation?

Could you give me an example of mediation related to program evaluation?

13th August, 2020
Why mediation is useful in program evaluation?

Why mediation is useful in program evaluation?

13th August, 2020
Could you explain what the focus of mediation analysis is?

Could you explain what the focus of mediation analysis is?

13th August, 2020
What is a mediator in a mediation analysis?

What is a mediator in a mediation analysis?

13th August, 2020
What does significant p-value of intervention indicate in the coefficient table of multiple regression result?

What does significant p-value of intervention indicate in the coefficient table of multiple regression result?

13th August, 2020
What does the p-value in the ANOVA table of multiple regression result indicate?

What does the p-value in the ANOVA table of multiple regression result indicate?

13th August, 2020
What does r2 mean in a multiple regression result?

What does r2 mean in a multiple regression result?

13th August, 2020
Where can I find the buttons in SPSS for running a multiple regression?

Where can I find the buttons in SPSS for running a multiple regression?

13th August, 2020
What are some of the situations suitable for the use of multiple regression to control the differences in groups?

What are some of the situations suitable for the use of multiple regression to control the differences in groups?

13th August, 2020
There are differences in my intervention and control groups at pretest. Which can I do?

There are differences in my intervention and control groups at pretest. Which can I do?

13th August, 2020
What are the other IVs in a multiple regression other than the IV of interest?

What are the other IVs in a multiple regression other than the IV of interest?

13th August, 2020
What is the goal of a multiple regression?

What is the goal of a multiple regression?

13th August, 2020
What is the consideration of a multiple regression?

What is the consideration of a multiple regression?

13th August, 2020
What is the consideration of a simple regression?

What is the consideration of a simple regression?

13th August, 2020
Usually, the quantitative DV of a regression analysis should be on the X- or Y-axis?

Usually, the quantitative DV of a regression analysis should be on the X- or Y-axis?

13th August, 2020
Usually, the categorical IV of a regression analysis should be on the X-axis or Y-axis?

Usually, the categorical IV of a regression analysis should be on the X-axis or Y-axis?

13th August, 2020
Where should the data points of control group of a regression be if the control group is indicated by 0 in the categorical variable?

Where should the data points of control group of a regression be if the control group is indicated by 0 in the categorical variable?

13th August, 2020
Could you give an example of DV in a regression analysis?

Could you give an example of DV in a regression analysis?

13th August, 2020
Could you give an example of IV in a regression analysis?

Could you give an example of IV in a regression analysis?

13th August, 2020
What is the statistical analysis method that generate the regression line?

What is the statistical analysis method that generate the regression line?

13th August, 2020
What is the purpose of doing a regression analysis?

What is the purpose of doing a regression analysis?

13th August, 2020
What does “X” mean in an equation of the regression slope Y=a+b*X?

What does “X” mean in an equation of the regression slope Y=a+b*X?

13th August, 2020
What does “Y” mean in an equation of the regression slope Y=a+b*X?

What does “Y” mean in an equation of the regression slope Y=a+b*X?

13th August, 2020
What does “b” mean in an equation of the regression slope Y=a+b*X?

What does “b” mean in an equation of the regression slope Y=a+b*X?

13th August, 2020
What is the expected value of Y when X=0 in the equation Y=a+b*X?

What is the expected value of Y when X=0 in the equation Y=a+b*X?

13th August, 2020
What does each component in the equation Y=a+b*X of a regression slope mean?

What does each component in the equation Y=a+b*X of a regression slope mean?

13th August, 2020
What does regression line (represented by slope and intercept): Happiness = 100+10*candies means?

What does regression line (represented by slope and intercept): Happiness = 100+10*candies means?

13th August, 2020
What do I know from a regression line?

What do I know from a regression line?

13th August, 2020
What can I see from a visualization of regression result?

What can I see from a visualization of regression result?

13th August, 2020
What do we know from a regression analysis result?

What do we know from a regression analysis result?

13th August, 2020
I would like to ask a further question. Does it mean correlation does not differentiate between IV and DV?

I would like to ask a further question. Does it mean correlation does not differentiate between IV and DV?

13th August, 2020
If the correlation is positive, can I conclude one variable predict another variable?

If the correlation is positive, can I conclude one variable predict another variable?

13th August, 2020
Does Pearson correlation have a unit?

Does Pearson correlation have a unit?

13th August, 2020
What statistical methods can I use to generate results for outcome evaluation?

What statistical methods can I use to generate results for outcome evaluation?

12th August, 2020
Can I use correlation for outcome evaluation?

Can I use correlation for outcome evaluation?

12th August, 2020
Where can I click to generate a Pearson’s r result in SPSS?

Where can I click to generate a Pearson’s r result in SPSS?

12th August, 2020
What value should I present if there is no correlational relationship?

What value should I present if there is no correlational relationship?

12th August, 2020
In my Pearson correlation graphical visualization, the data points are spread in a circular shape and multiple slopes are observed. What does it mean?

In my Pearson correlation graphical visualization, the data points are spread in a circular shape and multiple slopes are observed. What does it mean?

12th August, 2020
What does a Pearson correlation r = -.2 mean?

What does a Pearson correlation r = -.2 mean?

12th August, 2020
What does a Pearson correlation r = -.9 mean?

What does a Pearson correlation r = -.9 mean?

12th August, 2020
In the graphical depiction of Pearson correlation of my data, I observe loosely distributed dots and an inclination slope. What does it mean?

In the graphical depiction of Pearson correlation of my data, I observe loosely distributed dots and an inclination slope. What does it mean?

12th August, 2020
In the graphical depiction of Pearson correlation of my data, I observe loosely distributed dots and an inclination slope. What does it mean?

In the graphical depiction of Pearson correlation of my data, I observe loosely distributed dots and an inclination slope. What does it mean?

12th August, 2020
What will I see in the graphical depiction of Pearson correlation when the correlation is negative?

What will I see in the graphical depiction of Pearson correlation when the correlation is negative?

12th August, 2020
What does it mean when higher X values tend to have higher Y values in a Pearson correlation graphical depiction?

What does it mean when higher X values tend to have higher Y values in a Pearson correlation graphical depiction?

12th August, 2020
I am not sure. Is it related to the strength?

I am not sure. Is it related to the strength?

12th August, 2020
How is the direction of a linear relationship of a Pearson correlation shown?

How is the direction of a linear relationship of a Pearson correlation shown?

12th August, 2020
How do we assess the null hypothesis of no relationship between two categorical variables of a two-way table?

How do we assess the null hypothesis of no relationship between two categorical variables of a two-way table?

12th August, 2020
What is the indicator of a strong correlation?

What is the indicator of a strong correlation?

12th August, 2020
What is the indicator of a moderate correlation?

What is the indicator of a moderate correlation?

12th August, 2020
What is the indicator of a weak correlation

What is the indicator of a weak correlation

12th August, 2020
What is meant by the strength of the correlation?

What is meant by the strength of the correlation?

12th August, 2020
Can someone explain to me the closely distributed data points in the visualization of Pearson correlation?

Can someone explain to me the closely distributed data points in the visualization of Pearson correlation?

12th August, 2020
What does Pearson r reveal?

What does Pearson r reveal?

12th August, 2020
When r is close to 1, what does it mean?

When r is close to 1, what does it mean?

11th August, 2020
When r is close to 0, what does it mean?

When r is close to 0, what does it mean?

11th August, 2020
When r is close to -1, what does it mean?

When r is close to -1, what does it mean?

11th August, 2020
What is the range of “r”

What is the range of “r”

11th August, 2020
What is a Pearson correlation “r”?

What is a Pearson correlation “r”?

10th August, 2020
Where can I find the Chi-square test function in SPSS?

Where can I find the Chi-square test function in SPSS?

10th August, 2020
What is the null hypothesis and the alternative hypothesis in a Chi-square test?

What is the null hypothesis and the alternative hypothesis in a Chi-square test?

10th August, 2020
If I have this results in a crosstab “15/20 of the intervention group had a job, compared to 5/20 of the control group”, what does it mean?

If I have this results in a crosstab “15/20 of the intervention group had a job, compared to 5/20 of the control group”, what does it mean?

10th August, 2020
If there is no relationship between two categorical variables, what will I see in the result table of crosstab?

If there is no relationship between two categorical variables, what will I see in the result table of crosstab?

6th August, 2020
What is a crosstab?

What is a crosstab?

6th August, 2020
What is the combination of values for two categorical variables in a Chi-square test called?

What is the combination of values for two categorical variables in a Chi-square test called?

6th August, 2020
What are examples of variables that are co-analyzed in a single Chi-square test?

What are examples of variables that are co-analyzed in a single Chi-square test?

6th August, 2020
What is the use of one-way ANOVA?

What is the use of one-way ANOVA?

5th August, 2020
I have another question. Homogeneity of variances was violated. How do I continue?

I have another question. Homogeneity of variances was violated. How do I continue?

5th August, 2020
I have another question. Homogeneity of variances was violated. How do I continue?

I have another question. Homogeneity of variances was violated. How do I continue?

5th August, 2020
How should I graphically present my ANOVA results?

How should I graphically present my ANOVA results?

5th August, 2020
Which post hoc test should I use?

Which post hoc test should I use?

5th August, 2020
How should I determine which groups differ when F-test in ANOVA is significant?

How should I determine which groups differ when F-test in ANOVA is significant?

5th August, 2020
Does a significant F-test in ANOVA show which groups differ?

Does a significant F-test in ANOVA show which groups differ?

5th August, 2020
What does a statistically significant ANOVA tells?

What does a statistically significant ANOVA tells?

5th August, 2020
Could you give me the the null and alternative hypotheses for one-way ANOVA in the form of text description?

Could you give me the the null and alternative hypotheses for one-way ANOVA in the form of text description?

5th August, 2020
What is the null and alternative hypotheses in the one-way ANOVA?

What is the null and alternative hypotheses in the one-way ANOVA?

5th August, 2020
What is the difference between the null hypothesis for a two-sample t-test and that for ANOVA?

What is the difference between the null hypothesis for a two-sample t-test and that for ANOVA?

5th August, 2020
Is ANOVA similar to t-test?

Is ANOVA similar to t-test?

5th August, 2020
Why a paired-samples t-test will be appropriate in testing pretest and posttest scores?

Why a paired-samples t-test will be appropriate in testing pretest and posttest scores?

5th August, 2020
What t-test should I use?

I only conduct my study with one intervention group without a control group. If I would like to compare the pretest and posttest scores of this group, what t-test should I use?

5th August, 2020
Could you tell me how independent samples t-test could show random assignment worked well?

Could you tell me how independent samples t-test could show random assignment worked well?

5th August, 2020
If I would like to see if the random assignment works well, which t-test should I use?

If I would like to see if the random assignment works well, which t-test should I use?

5th August, 2020
Where can I select a t-test in SPSS?

Where can I select a t-test in SPSS?

5th August, 2020
Where can I select a t-test in SPSS?

Where can I select a t-test in SPSS?

5th August, 2020
Where can I select a t-test in SPSS?

Where can I select a t-test in SPSS?

5th August, 2020
If I want to generate descriptive statistics for the intervention and control groups respectively, what should I select in SPSS?

If I want to generate descriptive statistics for the intervention and control groups respectively, what should I select in SPSS?

5th August, 2020
What if I would like to visualize the plots of these descriptive statistics?

What if I would like to visualize the plots of these descriptive statistics?

5th August, 2020
How can I display descriptive statistics for quantitative variables in SPSS?

How can I display descriptive statistics for quantitative variables in SPSS?

5th August, 2020
Is salary also a kind of quantitative variable?

Is salary also a kind of quantitative variable?

10th July, 2020
Is age a categorical or quantitative variable?

Is age a categorical or quantitative variable?

10th July, 2020
How do I compute descriptive statistics for categorical variables in SPSS?

How do I compute descriptive statistics for categorical variables in SPSS?

10th July, 2020
How do I compute descriptive statistics for categorical variables in SPSS?

How do I compute descriptive statistics for categorical variables in SPSS?

10th July, 2020
How do I create new variables in SPSS

How do I create new variables in SPSS

10th July, 2020
What should I select in SPSS for generation of a Cronbach’s alpha?

What should I select in SPSS for generation of a Cronbach’s alpha?

10th July, 2020
Is there a relationship between the t-value and p-value in a t-test?

Is there a relationship between the t-value and p-value in a t-test?

10th July, 2020
What statistical method I should select if IV is categorical/quantitative and DV is quantitative?

What statistical method I should select if IV is categorical/quantitative and DV is quantitative?

10th July, 2020
What is the statistical method that I should use when both independent variable and dependent variable are quantitative?

What is the statistical method that I should use when both independent variable and dependent variable are quantitative?

9th July, 2020
When both independent variable and dependent variable are categorical, what statistical test should I choose?

When both independent variable and dependent variable are categorical, what statistical test should I choose?

9th July, 2020
When can I determine ANOVA is an appropriate statistical method for my study?

When can I determine ANOVA is an appropriate statistical method for my study?

9th July, 2020
When can I determine t-test is an appropriate statistical method for my study?

When can I determine t-test is an appropriate statistical method for my study?

9th July, 2020
Appropriate statistical methods

How should I determine appropriate statistical methods?

9th July, 2020
Does it mean I only need to set a p-value threshold and generate a p-value using a software?

Does it mean I only need to set a p-value threshold and generate a p-value using a software? Then, I can come into a conclusion of whether the result is significant?

9th July, 2020
How do I calculate a p-value to know whether the null hypothesis has been rejected?

How do I calculate a p-value to know whether the null hypothesis has been rejected?

9th July, 2020
How do I interpret a p-value of 0.0014?

How do I interpret a p-value of 0.0014?

9th July, 2020
When should I decide the largest p-value threshold tolerated for rejecting a null hypothesis?

When should I decide the largest p-value threshold tolerated for rejecting a null hypothesis?

9th July, 2020
When should I decide the largest p-value threshold tolerated for rejecting a null hypothesis?

When should I decide the largest p-value threshold tolerated for rejecting a null hypothesis?

9th July, 2020
I am confused about the alpha. I saw an alpha symbol when I was reading a reference material about p-value, but I remember there is something called Cronbach’s alpha. I am not sure what is the difference between these alphas?

I am confused about the alpha. I saw an alpha symbol when I was reading a reference material about p-value, but I remember there is something called Cronbach’s alpha. I am not sure what is the dif ...

9th July, 2020
What does it mean when p-value is not less than 0.05?

What does it mean when p-value is not less than 0.05?

9th July, 2020
But how small is a p-value significant enough to reject the null hypothesis?

But how small is a p-value significant enough to reject the null hypothesis?

9th July, 2020
Is a small or large p-value “better”?

Is a small or large p-value “better”?

9th July, 2020
What does the p-value assess?

What does the p-value assess?

8th July, 2020
What is a p-value in hypothesis testing?

What is a p-value in hypothesis testing?

8th July, 2020
What are the result of hypothesis testing?

What are the result of hypothesis testing?

8th July, 2020
How do we find evidence that the null hypothesis is true?

How do we find evidence that the null hypothesis is true?

8th July, 2020
How do we support alternative hypothesis?

How do we support alternative hypothesis?

8th July, 2020
What does an alternative hypothesis indicate?

What does an alternative hypothesis indicate?

8th July, 2020
Could you also give me the alternative hypothesis of your example?

Could you also give me the alternative hypothesis of your example?

8th July, 2020
Could you give me an example of research question and the null hypothesis?

Could you give me an example of research question and the null hypothesis?

8th July, 2020
If the null hypothesis is false, will the alternative hypothesis be true or false?

If the null hypothesis is false, will the alternative hypothesis be true or false?

8th July, 2020
What are the forms alternative hypothesis stated?

What are the forms alternative hypothesis stated?

8th July, 2020
What is the symbol of an alternative hypothesis?

What is the symbol of an alternative hypothesis?

8th July, 2020
What does a null hypothesis indicate?

What does a null hypothesis indicate?

8th July, 2020
What sign does null hypothesis usually have?

What sign does null hypothesis usually have?

8th July, 2020
What is the symbol of null hypothesis?

What is the symbol of null hypothesis?

8th July, 2020
What is a hypothesis in statistics?

What is a hypothesis in statistics?

8th July, 2020
What is a hypothesis in statistics?

What is a hypothesis in statistics?

8th July, 2020
What is the aim of inferential statistics?

What is the aim of inferential statistics?

8th July, 2020
Descriptive statistics can be used for what kind of comparison?

Descriptive statistics can be used for what kind of comparison?

8th July, 2020
What is the aim of descriptive statistics?

What is the aim of descriptive statistics?

8th July, 2020
What is the aim of descriptive statistics?

What is the aim of descriptive statistics?

8th July, 2020
How to obtain the standard deviation of frequency distribution?

How to obtain the standard deviation of frequency distribution?

8th July, 2020
Is the standard deviation resistant to outliers?

Is the standard deviation resistant to outliers?

29th June, 2020
What is standard deviation used for?

What is standard deviation used for?

29th June, 2020
What is the alphabet/symbol that represent standard deviation?

What is the alphabet/symbol that represent standard deviation?

29th June, 2020
I find it difficult to remember the key information available in a boxplot. Could you give me a brief summary of it?

I find it difficult to remember the key information available in a boxplot. Could you give me a brief summary of it?

29th June, 2020
How do I calculate Interquartile range?

How do I calculate Interquartile range?

29th June, 2020
How do I calculate the range?

How do I calculate the range?

29th June, 2020
What can I know from a boxplot?

What can I know from a boxplot?

29th June, 2020
Is the mean or the median resistant to outliers?

Is the mean or the median resistant to outliers?

29th June, 2020
When will the frequency distribution be non-symmetrical?

When will the frequency distribution be non-symmetrical?

29th June, 2020
When do I know the mean and median are the same when I visualize the frequency distribution?

When do I know the mean and median are the same when I visualize the frequency distribution?

29th June, 2020
How to measure the distribution of variables?

How to measure the distribution of variables?

26th June, 2020
How to visualize the distribution of quantitative variables?

How to visualize the distribution of quantitative variables?

26th June, 2020
How to visualize the distribution of categorical variables?

How to visualize the distribution of categorical variables?

26th June, 2020
How to measure the distribution of numerical categorical variables?

How to measure the distribution of numerical categorical variables?

26th June, 2020
What is a ratio variable?

What is a ratio variable?

26th June, 2020
What is interval variable?

What is interval variable?

26th June, 2020
Is interval variable quantitative or categorical?

Is interval variable quantitative or categorical?

26th June, 2020
Is quantitative variable dependent or independent variable?

Is quantitative variable dependent or independent variable?

26th June, 2020
Usually, is categorical variable independent variable or dependent variable?

Usually, is categorical variable independent variable or dependent variable?

26th June, 2020
I heard ordinal variable is another type of categorical variable. What is ordinal variable?

I heard ordinal variable is another type of categorical variable. What is ordinal variable?

26th June, 2020
What is nominal variables?

What is nominal variables?

25th June, 2020
What are the subtypes of categorical variables?

What are the subtypes of categorical variables?

25th June, 2020
What is random error?

What is random error?

25th June, 2020
For the logic of measurement X = T + E, what is systematic error?

For the logic of measurement X = T + E, what is systematic error?

25th June, 2020
After collecting the data, do I need to show the internal consistency of my measurement scales?

After collecting the data, do I need to show the internal consistency of my measurement scales?

25th June, 2020
What can I do if I cannot find appropriate measurement tools?

What can I do if I cannot find appropriate measurement tools?

25th June, 2020
Basic tips for finding a measurement tool

What is the basic tips for finding a measurement tool?

25th June, 2020
But I can predict that two measures may be not perfectly convergent?

But I can predict that two measures may be not perfectly convergent?

25th June, 2020
How convergent validity is accomplished?

How convergent validity is accomplished?

25th June, 2020
What is the best way to find good measurement tools?

What is the best way to find good measurement tools?

25th June, 2020
Could someone give me a guideline for Cronbach’s alpha?

Could someone give me a guideline for Cronbach’s alpha?

25th June, 2020
Could you elaborate these two subtypes of construct validity?

Could you elaborate these two subtypes of construct validity?

25th June, 2020
What are two major subtypes of construct validity?

What are two major subtypes of construct validity?

25th June, 2020
Construct validity

What is construct validity?

25th June, 2020
Why concurrent paradigms have a tendency to generate higher validity coefficients?

Why concurrent paradigms have a tendency to generate higher validity coefficients?

25th June, 2020
concurrent validity and predictive validity

Can anyone elaborate concurrent validity and predictive validity?

25th June, 2020
What are some variants to the criterion validity?

What are some variants to the criterion validity?

25th June, 2020
What is the basic paradigm for this approach?

What is the basic paradigm for this approach?

25th June, 2020
Aim of criterion validity

What is the aim of criterion validity?

25th June, 2020
What is criterion validity?

What is criterion validity?

25th June, 2020
Synonyms of content validity

What are some other synonyms of content validity?

24th June, 2020
What is content validity?

What is content validity?

24th June, 2020
What is the difference between validity and reliability?

What is the difference between validity and reliability?

24th June, 2020
What is face validity?

What is face validity?

24th June, 2020
When is high inter-rater reliability achieved?

When is high inter-rater reliability achieved?

24th June, 2020
Could you give me an example inter-rater reliability?

Could you give me an example inter-rater reliability?

24th June, 2020
What is inter-rater reliability?

What is inter-rater reliability?

24th June, 2020
I heard that there is an indicator for internal consistency. Could you tell me what the indicator is?

I heard that there is an indicator for internal consistency. Could you tell me what the indicator is?

24th June, 2020
Could you explain what internal consistency is?

Could you explain what internal consistency is?

24th June, 2020
Could you explain what test-retest reliability is?

Could you explain what test-retest reliability is?

24th June, 2020
What are assessment criteria of measurement reliability?

What are assessment criteria of measurement reliability?

24th June, 2020
Is it sufficient to only have multiple observers or multiple items?

Is it sufficient to only have multiple observers or multiple items?

24th June, 2020
How to reduce the measurement error?

How to reduce the measurement error?

24th June, 2020
Could someone explain what logic of measurement implies?

Could someone explain what logic of measurement implies?

24th June, 2020
For logic of measurement, X = T + E, What E refers to?

For logic of measurement, X = T + E, What E refers to?

24th June, 2020
questions about follow-ups in program evaluations

why in HK, it is rare to have such follow-ups in program evaluations. Often, short-and mid-term outcomes are measured at the posttest?

24th June, 2020
When should we measure mid-and long-term outcomes?

When should we measure mid-and long-term outcomes?

24th June, 2020
Why do people set short-, mid-, and long-term outcomes?

Why do people set short-, mid-, and long-term outcomes?

24th June, 2020
How do I decide what I should measure as outcomes?

How do I decide what I should measure as outcomes?

24th June, 2020
I see a study select a sample size of 400, can I simply do the same?

I see a study select a sample size of 400, can I simply do the same?

24th June, 2020
Could someone tell me what sampling fraction means?

Could someone tell me what sampling fraction means?

24th June, 2020
population homogeneity

I am not sure what population homogeneity means?

24th June, 2020
What are the critical factors for determination of a sample size?

What are the critical factors for determination of a sample size?

24th June, 2020
How much error can we accept for a sample size?

I have another question. How much error can we accept for a sample size?

24th June, 2020
What are some cautionary tales with nonprobability samples?

What are some cautionary tales with nonprobability samples?

24th June, 2020
What is the goal of maximum variation and deviant case sampling

What is the goal of maximum variation and deviant case sampling

24th June, 2020
How to choose cases for maximum variation and deviant case sampling?

How to choose cases for maximum variation and deviant case sampling?

24th June, 2020
What are maximum variation sampling and deviant case sampling?

What are maximum variation sampling and deviant case sampling?

24th June, 2020
What are maximum variation sampling and deviant case sampling?

What are maximum variation sampling and deviant case sampling?

24th June, 2020
I found some extreme cases and I wonder if these cases should be excluded from analysis.

I found some extreme cases and I wonder if these cases should be excluded from analysis.

24th June, 2020
When the population is hidden, the probability sample cannot be drawn. Why is that?

When the population is hidden, the probability sample cannot be drawn. Why is that?

24th June, 2020
Can we justify non-probability sampling methods when there are known characteristics of the population?

Can we justify non-probability sampling methods when there are known characteristics of the population?

23rd June, 2020
What are the perspectives for assessment of existing services?

What are the perspectives for assessment of existing services?

21st June, 2020
What is the chief limitation of SSRD?

What is the chief limitation of SSRD?

20th June, 2020
How a multiple time series design reduce the risk of potential threats to internal validity?

How a multiple time series design reduce the risk of potential threats to internal validity?

20th June, 2020
How to find a comparison group that is as alike as possible to the intervention group in a non-equivalent control group quasi-experimental design?

How to find a comparison group that is as alike as possible to the intervention group in a non-equivalent control group quasi-experimental design?

20th June, 2020
Does a pretest-posttest control group design expose to certain threats for internal validity?

Does a pretest-posttest control group design expose to certain threats for internal validity?

20th June, 2020
What is the advantage of a pretest-posttest control group design (presence of pretest and posttest, and treatment and control groups)?

What is the advantage of a pretest-posttest control group design (presence of pretest and posttest, and treatment and control groups)?

18th June, 2020
Examples of bad questions

Could someone give me some examples of bad questions?

18th June, 2020
Could you give me some examples of focus group questions?

Could you give me some examples of focus group questions?

18th June, 2020
Can I solely conduct program evaluation using qualitative approaches?

Can I solely conduct program evaluation using qualitative approaches?

15th June, 2020
Is time series design commonly adopted?

Is time series design commonly adopted?

15th June, 2020
What is a posttest-only control group design?

What is a posttest-only control group design?

13th June, 2020
What are some of the threats to external validity?

What are some of the threats to external validity?

13th June, 2020
When do you suggest me to check the equivalence of the treatment and control groups?

When do you suggest me to check the equivalence of the treatment and control groups?

13th June, 2020
What are the advantages of A-B design?

What are the advantages of A-B design?

13th June, 2020
What is the meaning of baseline in SSRD?

What is the meaning of baseline in SSRD?

13th June, 2020
What does correlation mean?

What does correlation mean?

12th June, 2020
What are the two fundamental issues in outcome/impact evaluation?

What are the two fundamental issues in outcome/impact evaluation?

12th June, 2020
How to improve the generalizability of efficacy studies

How to improve the generalizability of efficacy studies

12th June, 2020
What is the difference between efficacy and effectiveness studies?

What is the difference between efficacy and effectiveness studies?

11th June, 2020
What is the advantage of using probability sampling research design?

What is the advantage of using probability sampling research design?

10th June, 2020
Can you give me an illustration of how contamination occur in experimental designs?

Can you give me an illustration of how contamination occur in experimental designs?

10th June, 2020
When should I do documentation review for program evaluation?

Hello! When should I do documentation review for program evaluation?

10th June, 2020
What are the cons of conducting case study in program evaluation?

What are the cons of conducting case study in program evaluation?

10th June, 2020
What are the limitations of focus group in program evaluation?

What are the limitations of focus group in program evaluation?

10th June, 2020
How many types of program evaluation?

How many types of program evaluation?

10th June, 2020
When I design a program evaluation, what should I consider?

When I design a program evaluation, what should I consider?

10th June, 2020
Why do we need program evaluation?

Is it necessary?

9th June, 2020
What is the purpose of including a control group in a posttest-only control group design?

What is the purpose of including a control group in a posttest-only control group design?

9th June, 2020
Could you give an example of close-ended question?

Could you give an example of close-ended question?

9th June, 2020
What is the problem if I recruit respondents with convenience sampling?

What is the problem if I recruit respondents with convenience sampling?

8th June, 2020
What are the elements for an informed consent?

What are the elements for an informed consent?

8th June, 2020
When is the posttest-only control group design useful?

When is the posttest-only control group design useful?

7th June, 2020
Can you give me an example of the use of cluster randomized design?

Can you give me an example of the use of cluster randomized design?

7th June, 2020
When does contamination occur in experimental designs?

When does contamination occur in experimental designs?

7th June, 2020
What is the purpose of process evaluation?

What is the purpose of process evaluation?

7th June, 2020
General format of a focus group

What is the general format of a focus group?

7th June, 2020
How to improve the A-B-A withdrawal SSRD design?

How to improve the A-B-A withdrawal SSRD design?

6th June, 2020
What is the use of the Solomon four-group design

What is the use of the Solomon four-group design

6th June, 2020
Does a posttest-only control group design include a random assignment?

Does a posttest-only control group design include a random assignment?

6th June, 2020
How to solve the problem of ABAB design?

How to solve the problem of ABAB design?

5th June, 2020
Why people use quasi-experimental design instead of random assignment if quasi-experimental design is not as good as random assignment experimental design?

Why people use quasi-experimental design instead of random assignment if quasi-experimental design is not as good as random assignment experimental design?

5th June, 2020
Why we need to conduct process evaluation in addition to outcome evaluation?

Why we need to conduct process evaluation in addition to outcome evaluation?

5th June, 2020
What are factors that affect needs assessment approaches in addition to the types of needs?

What are factors that affect needs assessment approaches in addition to the types of needs?

5th June, 2020
How to know if the sample is representative of the population?

How to know if the sample is representative of the population?

5th June, 2020
What are the other synonyms of SSRD?

What are the other synonyms of SSRD?

4th June, 2020
How is a logic model represented?

How is a logic model represented?

4th June, 2020
When should we conduct a process evaluation?

When should we conduct a process evaluation?

4th June, 2020
What is process evaluation?

What is process evaluation?

4th June, 2020
What is a sampling frame?

What is a sampling frame?

4th June, 2020
The small sample size disables the statistical analysis of SSRD. What can I do if I want to analyze the result if a SSRD experiment?

The small sample size disables the statistical analysis of SSRD. What can I do if I want to analyze the result if a SSRD experiment?

4th June, 2020
Can you compare SSRD and time series designs?

Can you compare SSRD and time series designs?

4th June, 2020
Focus group

What is a focus group?

4th June, 2020
Why people adopt SSRD?

Why people adopt SSRD?

4th June, 2020
What influences internal validity?

What influences internal validity?

3rd June, 2020
When do people usually conduct process evaluation in reality?

When do people usually conduct process evaluation in reality?

3rd June, 2020
What are the key steps in a needs assessment?

What are the key steps in a needs assessment?

3rd June, 2020
Is it necessary to ensure generalization of study findings beyond the sample to a larger population for a program evaluation study?

Is it necessary to ensure generalization of study findings beyond the sample to a larger population for a program evaluation study?

3rd June, 2020
What is the visual inspection of SSRD about?

What is the visual inspection of SSRD about?

3rd June, 2020
How can I rule out alternative explanation of inferring causality?

How can I rule out alternative explanation of inferring causality?

3rd June, 2020
What is a temporal order?

What is a temporal order?

2nd June, 2020
What is external validity?

What is external validity?

2nd June, 2020
I have heard of the waiting list control group design. What is this research design about?

I have heard of the waiting list control group design. What is this research design about?

2nd June, 2020
Can you tell me more about cluster randomized design?

Can you tell me more about cluster randomized design?

2nd June, 2020
I heard that “contamination” in experimental designs has other names. What are its other names?

I heard that “contamination” in experimental designs has other names. What are its other names?

2nd June, 2020
Could you give an example of open-ended question?

Could you give an example of open-ended question?

2nd June, 2020
What is open-ended question and what is close-ended question?

What is open-ended question and what is close-ended question?

2nd June, 2020
From which perspectives are surveys better than qualitative approaches?

From which perspectives are surveys better than qualitative approaches?

2nd June, 2020
What does the estimation of sampling errors mean?

What does the estimation of sampling errors mean?

2nd June, 2020
What should be included in the description of a population?

What should be included in the description of a population?

2nd June, 2020
Sampling

What is sampling?

2nd June, 2020
What are the dependent variables (DVs) and independent variables (IVs) in a human service intervention?

What are the dependent variables (DVs) and independent variables (IVs) in a human service intervention?

2nd June, 2020
Recommendations for client satisfaction studies

What are the recommendations for client satisfaction studies?

1st June, 2020
What is the purpose of adopting a time series design?

What is the purpose of adopting a time series design?

1st June, 2020
Why process evaluation is sometimes referred to as a formative evaluation?

Why process evaluation is sometimes referred to as a formative evaluation?

30th May, 2020
I would like to know the method of blocking.

I would like to know the method of blocking.

30th May, 2020
Why random assignment is a better way to assign participants into different groups?

Why random assignment is a better way to assign participants into different groups?

30th May, 2020
Why are monitoring and evaluation important for NGOs?

Why are monitoring and evaluation important for NGOs?

29th May, 2020
How is random assignment carried out?

How is random assignment carried out?

28th May, 2020
Are there any good questions for evaluating efficiency?

Are there any good questions for evaluating efficiency?

28th May, 2020
Can you tell a simple form of SSRD?

Can you tell a simple form of SSRD?

28th May, 2020
How do we overcome the problem of external validity when random sampling from a larger population is disabled?

How do we overcome the problem of external validity when random sampling from a larger population is disabled?

27th May, 2020
Is quasi-experimental design better than a pre-experimental design?

Is quasi-experimental design better than a pre-experimental design?

27th May, 2020
I would like to know the method of blocking.

I would like to know the method of blocking.

27th May, 2020
What are the steps for conducting a SSRD?

What are the steps for conducting a SSRD?

26th May, 2020
What is matching? What is the procedure about?

What is matching? What is the procedure about?

26th May, 2020
What is the potential problem of A-B-A withdrawal SSRD design?

What is the potential problem of A-B-A withdrawal SSRD design?

25th May, 2020
What are different types of process evaluation questions?

What are different types of process evaluation questions?

25th May, 2020
What is the limitation of posttest-only design with nonequivalent groups?

What is the limitation of posttest-only design with nonequivalent groups?

25th May, 2020
What is most important for Evidence-Based Practice (EBP)?

What is most important for Evidence-Based Practice (EBP)?

24th May, 2020
What is the most important distinctions in logic model development?

What is the most important distinctions in logic model development?

24th May, 2020
What are some of the ethical principles in social work evaluation research?

What are some of the ethical principles in social work evaluation research?

24th May, 2020
What is the purpose of blocking?

What is the purpose of blocking?

24th May, 2020
What are the problems of matching?

What are the problems of matching?

24th May, 2020
What is qualitative data?

What is qualitative data?

24th May, 2020
Could someone tell me what is a one-group posttest-only design?

Could someone tell me what is a one-group posttest-only design?

23rd May, 2020
What is a fidelity evaluation?

What is a fidelity evaluation?

23rd May, 2020
What is the emphasis of program evaluation?

What is the emphasis of program evaluation?

23rd May, 2020
How do I present the sampling error in an academic format?

How do I present the sampling error in an academic format?

22nd May, 2020
What is important when we conduct a needs assessment?

What is important when we conduct a needs assessment?

22nd May, 2020
What is the method to deal with contamination in experimental designs?

What is the method to deal with contamination in experimental designs?

22nd May, 2020
Is random sampling and random assignment the same? What are they?

Is random sampling and random assignment the same? What are they?

22nd May, 2020
When is it considered acceptable to adopt the one-group posttest-only design?

When is it considered acceptable to adopt the one-group posttest-only design?

21st May, 2020
Can anyone suggest some typical key evaluation questions for process evaluation?

Can anyone suggest some typical key evaluation questions for process evaluation?

21st May, 2020
What is the benefit of using a logic model?

What is the benefit of using a logic model?

21st May, 2020
If the control group receives no intervention, can the no-intervention control group be justified ethically?

If the control group receives no intervention, can the no-intervention control group be justified ethically?

21st May, 2020
What kind of questions do evaluation research answers?

What kind of questions do evaluation research answers?

21st May, 2020
In what way a posttest-only design with nonequivalent groups is better than a posttest-only design with no comparison group?

In what way a posttest-only design with nonequivalent groups is better than a posttest-only design with no comparison group?

21st May, 2020
How to facilitate Evidence-Based Practice (EBP)?

How to facilitate Evidence-Based Practice (EBP)?

21st May, 2020
What is Evidence-Based Practice (EBP)?

What is Evidence-Based Practice (EBP)?

21st May, 2020
When data can be collected from all participants, is sampling needed?

When data can be collected from all participants, is sampling needed?

21st May, 2020
How do people control the threat of external validity?

How do people control the threat of external validity?

21st May, 2020
Can someone share with me what intervention phase of SSRD means?

Can someone share with me what intervention phase of SSRD means?

20th May, 2020
When do we need to conduct a needs assessment?

When do we need to conduct a needs assessment?

20th May, 2020
Why random sampling can potentially increase representativeness of the study?

Why random sampling can potentially increase representativeness of the study?

19th May, 2020
What is the Solomon four-group design?

What is the Solomon four-group design?

19th May, 2020
Does the sample size affect the comparability of groups?

Does the sample size affect the comparability of groups?

19th May, 2020
Can I combine matching with randomization?

Can I combine matching with randomization?

19th May, 2020
What difficulties I may encounter when I conduct a process evaluation?

What difficulties I may encounter when I conduct a process evaluation?

19th May, 2020
What is the testing effect that may threaten internal validity?

What is the testing effect that may threaten internal validity?

19th May, 2020
What are the steps of Evidence-Based Practice (EBP)?

What are the steps of Evidence-Based Practice (EBP)?

19th May, 2020
What are the criteria for assessing internal validity or causality?

What are the criteria for assessing internal validity or causality?

19th May, 2020
How do we collect data to assess social needs and existing services?

How do we collect data to assess social needs and existing services?

18th May, 2020
In case I have no choice but to adopt the one-group posttest-only design, what is the tips for me to solve the problem for no benchmark scores?

In case I have no choice but to adopt the one-group posttest-only design, what is the tips for me to solve the problem for no benchmark scores?

18th May, 2020
Why people often use one-group posttest-only design if it has a limitation of a lack of pretest?

Why people often use one-group posttest-only design if it has a limitation of a lack of pretest?

18th May, 2020
Can someone tell me what the withdrawal SSRD design is?

Can someone tell me what the withdrawal SSRD design is?

17th May, 2020
Needs assessment

What is the definition of a needs assessment?

17th May, 2020
What is an output in a logic model?

What is an output in a logic model?

16th May, 2020
Could you provide with me a list of threats to internal validity?

Could you provide with me a list of threats to internal validity?

16th May, 2020
When is the one-group posttest-only design most suitable to be adopted?

When is the one-group posttest-only design most suitable to be adopted?

16th May, 2020
Census data

What is the use of census data?

15th May, 2020
Suggestions on outcome evaluation

I saw key evaluation questions in the previous discussion threads. May I ask if there are some suggestions on outcome evaluation?

15th May, 2020
AIDA?

Excuse me, what is AIDA?

15th May, 2020
Does matching involve a randomization process?

Does matching involve a randomization process?

15th May, 2020
What is the simplest form of a logic model?

What is the simplest form of a logic model?

15th May, 2020
What is a random assignment?

What is a random assignment?

15th May, 2020
Hello, may I know what are the differences between impact program evaluation and performance measurement?

Hello, may I know what are the differences between impact program evaluation and performance measurement?

15th May, 2020
What is the purpose of using focus group in our program evaluation?

What is the purpose of using focus group in our program evaluation?

15th May, 2020
How the threat “history” affects internal validity?

How the threat “history” affects internal validity?

15th May, 2020
Examples of readily available datasets

What are some examples of readily available datasets?

14th May, 2020
What are some of the examples of “unnaturalness” that threaten external validity?

What are some of the examples of “unnaturalness” that threaten external validity?

14th May, 2020
What is the simplest way to estimate a gap for needs assessment?

What is the simplest way to estimate a gap for needs assessment?

14th May, 2020
What are the components of a logic model?

What are the components of a logic model?

14th May, 2020
What information about the operations of a program does process evaluation provide?

What information about the operations of a program does process evaluation provide?

14th May, 2020
Excuse me, are there different types of evaluation?

Excuse me, are there different types of evaluation?

14th May, 2020
When doing program evaluation, shall we use case studies?

When doing program evaluation, shall we use case studies?

14th May, 2020
What does process evaluation assess?

What does process evaluation assess?

14th May, 2020
What are sampling errors?

What are sampling errors?

14th May, 2020
Hi, can anybody suggest some sample questions for evaluating effectiveness?

Hi, can anybody suggest some sample questions for evaluating effectiveness?

14th May, 2020
What are the advantages of secondary data analysis?

What are the advantages of secondary data analysis?

13th May, 2020
Are there other names for a logic model?

Are there other names for a logic model?

13th May, 2020
What can I do to prevent selection bias?

What can I do to prevent selection bias?

13th May, 2020
What is the limitation of a one-group posttest-only design?

What is the limitation of a one-group posttest-only design?

12th May, 2020
When do we conduct needs assessments?

When do we conduct needs assessments?

12th May, 2020
Difference between program evaluation and research activities

What is a program evaluation? What is the difference between program evaluation and research activities?

12th May, 2020
May I know what methods are there for programme evaluation?

May I know what methods are there for programme evaluation?

12th May, 2020
What is a Single System Research Design (SSRD)?

What is a Single System Research Design (SSRD)?

11th May, 2020
How to control differences between intervention group and comparison group before the intervention in a non-equivalent control group quasi-experimental design?

How to control differences between intervention group and comparison group before the intervention in a non-equivalent control group quasi-experimental design?

11th May, 2020
What is a logic model?

What is a logic model?

11th May, 2020
Hello, may I know how many types of impact program evaluations?

Hello, may I know how many types of impact program evaluations?

11th May, 2020
What is the “statistical regression” effect that may threaten internal validity?

What is the “statistical regression” effect that may threaten internal validity?

11th May, 2020
What is the “instrumental change” effect that may threaten internal validity?

What is the “instrumental change” effect that may threaten internal validity?

11th May, 2020
Can I evaluate the service delivery by service statistics? Why/Why not?

Can I evaluate the service delivery by service statistics? Why/Why not?

11th May, 2020
Besides process evaluation, outcome evaluation and cost-effectiveness analysis, what angles can we evaluate from?

Besides process evaluation, outcome evaluation and cost-effectiveness analysis, what angles can we evaluate from?

10th May, 2020
Is the Solomon four-group design commonly used?

Is the Solomon four-group design commonly used?

10th May, 2020
Marketing funnel

What is marketing funnel?

10th May, 2020
Can anyone explain what non-equivalent comparison group design is?

Can anyone explain what non-equivalent comparison group design is?

10th May, 2020
What is single-group pre-test or post-test design?

What is single-group pre-test or post-test design?

9th May, 2020
I heard a budgeting system called line-item budgeting system. What is it about?

I heard a budgeting system called line-item budgeting system. What is it about?

8th May, 2020
Hello, I would like to know if my evaluation questions for cost-effectiveness analysis are good.

Hello, I would like to know if my evaluation questions for cost-effectiveness analysis are good.

6th May, 2020
What are the practical obstacles for adopting a SSRD?

What are the practical obstacles for adopting a SSRD?

6th May, 2020
How to make reasonable inferences when I conduct a SSRD?

How to make reasonable inferences when I conduct a SSRD?

5th May, 2020
What are the different outcomes expected in different stages of process development?

What are the different outcomes expected in different stages of process development?

5th May, 2020
What kind of key questions can we ask for collecting data specifically?

What kind of key questions can we ask for collecting data specifically?

5th May, 2020
What is the problem of a withdrawal/reversal ABAB design?

What is the problem of a withdrawal/reversal ABAB design?

5th May, 2020
Why client satisfaction survey often show positive ratings?

Why client satisfaction survey often show positive ratings?

4th May, 2020
What is a population?

What is a population?

3rd May, 2020
Is client satisfaction different from benefits that clients received from the program?

Is client satisfaction different from benefits that clients received from the program?

3rd May, 2020
Maturation effect that may threaten internal validity

What is the maturation effect that may threaten internal validity?

3rd May, 2020
What is quantitative data?

What is quantitative data?

3rd May, 2020
Showing our service effectiveness

In our annual report, we always check the count of service recipients. Is it sufficient for showing our service effectiveness?

2nd May, 2020
What is the “attrition” effect that may threaten internal validity?

What is the “attrition” effect that may threaten internal validity?

2nd May, 2020
Evidence-Based Practice (EBP)

I wonder how Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) can benefit the service participants?

30th April, 2020
Program objectives

What are program objectives?

28th April, 2020
What are the characteristics of program goals?

What are the characteristics of program goals?

27th April, 2020
What is a program?

What is a program?

26th April, 2020
What is the most important type of program evaluation?

What is the most important type of program evaluation?

26th April, 2020
But how Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) helps social workers in services?

But how Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) helps social workers in services?

25th April, 2020
What is the kind of evaluation that largely depend on who conduct the evaluation?

What is the kind of evaluation that largely depend on who conduct the evaluation?

20th April, 2020
Is the type of program evaluation related to the stage of program development?

Is the type of program evaluation related to the stage of program development?

19th April, 2020
Difference between a program goal and a program objective

What is the difference between a program goal and a program objective?

19th April, 2020
Can I simply evaluate service outcomes by conducting satisfaction survey?

Can I simply evaluate service outcomes by conducting satisfaction survey?

19th April, 2020
What is the use of organizational administrative records?

What is the use of organizational administrative records?

18th April, 2020
What are some of the qualitative approaches?

What are some of the qualitative approaches?

18th April, 2020
Disadvantages of secondary data analysis

What are the disadvantages of secondary data analysis?

17th April, 2020
Focus of a needs assessment?

What is the focus of a needs assessment?

17th April, 2020
What is a program goal?

What is a program goal?

17th April, 2020
What are the components of good programs?

What are the components of good programs?

14th April, 2020
What is the kind of evaluation that is defined by methodologies used?

What is the kind of evaluation that is defined by methodologies used?

9th April, 2020
Why programs are evaluated?

Why programs are evaluated?

8th April, 2020
Different types of evaluation

What are the different types of evaluation (needs assessment, process evaluation, outcome evaluation, and efficiency evaluation)?

7th April, 2020
What is the difference between formative and summative evaluation?

What is the difference between formative and summative evaluation?

31st March, 2020
Can you elaborate more about operation skills in print media and computers respectively?

Can you elaborate more about operation skills in print media and computers respectively?

30th March, 2020
What are the sources of nonsampling error?

What are the sources of nonsampling error?

30th March, 2020
Any suggestions about the challenges of implementing findings from evaluations?

Any suggestions about the challenges of implementing findings from evaluations?

30th March, 2020
How to attract attention online?

How to attract attention online?

30th March, 2020
For program costs, how many types of costs can be classified?

For program costs, how many types of costs can be classified?

30th March, 2020
Which precautions should be taken before data collection?

Which precautions should be taken before data collection?

30th March, 2020
How to increase the validity outcome evaluation with an aim to test hypotheses?

How to increase the validity outcome evaluation with an aim to test hypotheses?

30th March, 2020
I have heard formal internet skills? What are they?

I have heard formal internet skills? What are they?

30th March, 2020
Why is it important to learn digital skills?

Why is it important to learn digital skills?

30th March, 2020
How about the content-creation skills in computers and print media?

How about the content-creation skills in computers and print media?

30th March, 2020
What is the difference of information skills in print media and internet?

What is the difference of information skills in print media and internet?

30th March, 2020
Excuse me, may I have some good examples of Google+?

Excuse me, may I have some good examples of Google+?

30th March, 2020
Do you think I should duplicate Facebook feed in Google+? It saves time.

Do you think I should duplicate Facebook feed in Google+? It saves time.

30th March, 2020
Using Google+?

Hello, may I know how to avoid mistakes when using Google+?

30th March, 2020
How can I use google+ better?

How can I use google+ better?

30th March, 2020
Google+

Someone told me to use Google+, what is it?

30th March, 2020
Any good twitter examples?

Any good twitter examples?

30th March, 2020
Should I protect my tweets?

Should I protect my tweets?

30th March, 2020
How long should I write a newsletter?

How long should I write a newsletter?

30th March, 2020
Print newsletters

Let’s talk about print newsletters. Do you have any suggestions to make the content good?

30th March, 2020
Good examples of some e-newsletter

Do you have any good examples of some e-newsletter?

30th March, 2020
HI! What mistakes do people usually make when writing email?

HI! What mistakes do people usually make when writing email?

30th March, 2020
Hello~ What tone should we use when writing email?

Hello~ What tone should we use when writing email?

30th March, 2020
Do we need to avoid using photos in our email content?

Do we need to avoid using photos in our email content?

30th March, 2020
Email length

Regarding the email length, what’s the suitable length?

30th March, 2020
Writing email content

Hello~ nice to meet you all here. For writing attractive email content, anyone can give me suggestions?

30th March, 2020
hey guys~ what examples of blogs are good?

hey guys~ what examples of blogs are good?

30th March, 2020
Writing blogs

For writing blogs, what should I avoid?

30th March, 2020
Regarding the content of blogs, any suggestions to make content work?

Regarding the content of blogs, any suggestions to make content work?

30th March, 2020
Hi everybody~~~ Do we have any great examples of websites to learn from?

Hi everybody~~~
Do we have any great examples of websites to learn from?

30th March, 2020
May I know how I can avoid mistakes when making website content?

May I know how I can avoid mistakes when making website content?

30th March, 2020
I wanna know how to make my website content work?

I wanna know how to make my website content work?

30th March, 2020
Any content marketing tools suggestions?

Any content marketing tools suggestions?

30th March, 2020
Hello everyone. Why does using metaphors and humor matter?

Hello everyone. Why does using metaphors and humor matter?

30th March, 2020
May I have any suggestions for adding humor to communications plan?

May I have any suggestions for adding humor to communications plan?

30th March, 2020
I was told to use humor in nonprofit communications. Do you think it works?

I was told to use humor in nonprofit communications. Do you think it works?

30th March, 2020
Are there any metaphors I should avoid?

Are there any metaphors I should avoid?

30th March, 2020
Does anyone have suggestions on metaphors for nonprofit?

Does anyone have suggestions on metaphors for nonprofit?

30th March, 2020
Can anyone suggest steps to create a right metaphor for my organization?

Can anyone suggest steps to create a right metaphor for my organization?

30th March, 2020
Why nonprofits need to use metaphors?

Why nonprofits need to use metaphors?

30th March, 2020
How can I share curated content?

How can I share curated content?

30th March, 2020
find content to curate

I always ‘listen’ to social media by searching keywords. Where can I find content to curate?

30th March, 2020
Twitter feed

When I write Twitter feed, do I need to add hashtags as more as I can?

30th March, 2020
Using Twitter for marketing

I am not quite familiar with Twitter. What should I pay attention when using it for marketing?

30th March, 2020
Best timing to post on Twitter

Do you have any suggestions on the time I make Tweeter posts?

30th March, 2020
Length of Twitter message

How many words should I include in my Twitter message?

30th March, 2020
Twitter

I would like to ask about using Twitter…

30th March, 2020
Facebook posts examples

For Facebook posts, may I have some examples to learn from?

30th March, 2020
Deleting facebook comments

Should I delete negative comments on my facebook posts?

30th March, 2020
Facebook post tips

For facebook posts, anything I need to avoid?

30th March, 2020
Facebook likes

How can I ‘attract’ more likes for my Facebook posts?

30th March, 2020
Facebook

How often should I create Facebook posts?

30th March, 2020
How to make Facebook content work?

Now Facebook is a popular communication channel. Are there any ways to make the facebook content work?

30th March, 2020
How to write good print newsletter?

May I have some examples for me to learn how to write good print newsletter?

30th March, 2020
More questions about print newsletter

Hello I would like to ask more about print newsletter.

30th March, 2020
Print newsletter

Hello~ I would like to know if anything I should avoid when preparing print newsletter.

30th March, 2020
time frames for objective?

Can anybody explain more time frames when we are talking about ‘objective’?

30th March, 2020
good objective?

Hello~ May I have some suggestions of a ‘good objective’?

30th March, 2020
Logic model: Outputs

What’s ‘outputs’ in logic model?

30th March, 2020
Logic model: Process

What is ‘process’ in logic model?

30th March, 2020
Inputs of logic model

Can anybody let me know what inputs of logic model mean?

30th March, 2020
Logic model

Excuse me… I would like to know more about logic model. What are the components?

29th March, 2020
examples of expressed need

Any examples of expressed need?

29th March, 2020
examples of expressed need

Any examples of expressed need?

29th March, 2020
relative need

What is relative need?

29th March, 2020
perceived need

Hi~ I know we have four types of need from the previous posts. Then what’s perceived need?

29th March, 2020
normative need

Excuse me, may I know what does normative need?

29th March, 2020
Is using video or great storytelling possible to show our results?

Is using video or great storytelling possible to show our results?

29th March, 2020
What article formats do you think people like?

What article formats do you think people like?

29th March, 2020
Can anybody share some ways to share the results of the supporters?

Can anybody share some ways to share the results of the supporters?

29th March, 2020
Creating relevant content

Why creating relevant content is much important?

29th March, 2020
What does ‘rewarding’ mean when we are talking about online messages?

What does ‘rewarding’ mean when we are talking about online messages?

29th March, 2020
How can I make my online message relevant to my audience?

How can I make my online message relevant to my audience?

29th March, 2020
Excuse me…what should I do when crisis strikes? Any crisis planning for me?

Excuse me...what should I do when crisis strikes? Any crisis planning for me?

29th March, 2020
Hello~ May I know why repurposing is important?

Hello~ May I know why repurposing is important?

29th March, 2020
Are there any skills regarding medium for traditional and digital media?

Are there any skills regarding medium for traditional and digital media?

29th March, 2020
What are four stages of access to digital technology?

What are four stages of access to digital technology?

29th March, 2020
What common problems can be avoided in implementing an information system?

What common problems can be avoided in implementing an information system?

29th March, 2020
Who are key informants?

Who are key informants?

29th March, 2020
I would like to know more about ethical guideline in practice. Where/How should I find the relevant information?

I would like to know more about ethical guideline in practice. Where/How should I find the relevant information?

29th March, 2020
Can anybody suggest ethical guideline of a program evaluation?

Can anybody suggest ethical guideline of a program evaluation?

29th March, 2020
How to detect survey items which needs further improvements? Any suggestions?

How to detect survey items which needs further improvements? Any suggestions?

29th March, 2020
When are interview used to collect data?

When are interview used to collect data?

29th March, 2020
How to gather information smartly?

How to gather information smartly?

29th March, 2020
How about the strengths of the information source, which is from intended beneficiaries of the program?

How about the strengths of the information source, which is from intended beneficiaries of the program?

29th March, 2020
What are the advantages of the information source, which is from individuals who have relationships with participants?

What are the advantages of the information source, which is from individuals who have relationships with participants?

29th March, 2020
Who are observers of a program?

Who are observers of a program?

29th March, 2020
How many kinds of goals can be classified?

How many kinds of goals can be classified?

29th March, 2020
Are there any thoughts making the program evaluation difficult? Any example?

Are there any thoughts making the program evaluation difficult? Any example?

29th March, 2020
What should an effective evaluator do?

What should an effective evaluator do?

29th March, 2020
Can anyone recommend any website that help me plan a program evaluation?

Can anyone recommend any website that help me plan a program evaluation?

29th March, 2020
Aim of an empowerment evaluation

What is the aim of an empowerment evaluation?

29th March, 2020
Can there be any functions/activities included in an evaluation?

Can there be any functions/activities included in an evaluation?

29th March, 2020
How do short-term and long-term needs affect service respectively?

How do short-term and long-term needs affect service respectively?

29th March, 2020
Types of time frames about needs

How many types of time frames about needs?

29th March, 2020
Needs assessment

How many different perspectives on need?

29th March, 2020
Planning a program

When I draft a plan, what should we do before drafting a plan?

29th March, 2020
develop an app for mobile messages

If I want my messages to reach my targets via mobile phone, should I develop an app?

29th March, 2020
sending messages

What should I check before I send out messages to mobile devices?

29th March, 2020
How many words should I include in my mobile phone message?

How many words should I include in my mobile phone message?

29th March, 2020
Everyone has smartphones and tablets. How can I fully utilize them to do better marketing?

Everyone has smartphones and tablets. How can I fully utilize them to do better marketing?

29th March, 2020
Pinterest

Hello, can I have some great examples to learn about Pinterst?

29th March, 2020
Pinterest beginner

I started using Pinterest. Anything I need to be careful?

29th March, 2020
Pinterest interaction

Can I have more interaction with others in Pinterest?

29th March, 2020
Pinterest

Does anyone have Pinterest? It’s new to me…How can I use it better?

29th March, 2020
Picture for inspiration

May I have some good examples of using picture to learn from?

29th March, 2020
promoting NGO

Excuse me, may I know what I should pay attention if I promote NGO with picture?

29th March, 2020
How many focuses of standardized measures?

How many focuses of standardized measures?

29th March, 2020
How many dimension of quality?

How many dimension of quality?

29th March, 2020
What does program design refer to?

What does program design refer to?

29th March, 2020
Can anyone tell me more about what is the related assessment questions of impact?

Can anyone tell me more about what is the related assessment questions of impact?

29th March, 2020
SEO

What is SEO when we are talking about online marketing?

29th March, 2020
using photos and pictures

How can I use photos or pictures for NGO marketing better?

29th March, 2020
Good video examples

Do you have some suggestions of good video examples?

29th March, 2020
How many types of program data are there?

How many types of program data are there?

29th March, 2020
What is the major differences between impact program evaluation as well as performance measurement?

What is the major differences between impact program evaluation as well as performance measurement?

28th March, 2020
How to get good audios then? Thanks in advance

How to get good audios then? Thanks in advance

28th March, 2020
Any tips for public speaking/presentation?

Any tips for public speaking/presentation?

28th March, 2020
How to calculate total direct cost?

How to calculate total direct cost?

28th March, 2020
What do functional budgeting systems focus on?

What do functional budgeting systems focus on?

28th March, 2020
My colleague asks why we need to include both expected revenues and proposed expenses in the budgeting format.

My colleague asks why we need to include both expected revenues and proposed expenses in the budgeting format.

28th March, 2020
What should a program/project line-item budgeting format include?

What should a program/project line-item budgeting format include?

28th March, 2020
Are there ethic of blogging?

Are there ethic of blogging?

28th March, 2020
How to make an attractive and powerful headline and subheads?

How to make an attractive and powerful headline and subheads?

28th March, 2020
video promotion

I am working on a video for my organization too… Any suggestions?

28th March, 2020
What is the major difference between f- and z patters to support reading on the website?

What is the major difference between f- and z patters to support reading on the website?

28th March, 2020
Video promotion

Hello, how can my videos attract more audience?

28th March, 2020
How many types of animation?

How many types of animation?

28th March, 2020
Any tips on filming a live event?

Any tips on filming a live event?

28th March, 2020
What are the techniques of user experience in the design process?

What are the techniques of user experience in the design process?

28th March, 2020
What do we need to consider content width?

What do we need to consider content width?

28th March, 2020
How to make a vlog?

How to make a vlog?

28th March, 2020
Is data a type of products?

Is data a type of products?

28th March, 2020
How does data visualizations help?

How does data visualizations help?

28th March, 2020
Video marketing

Hi friends! Sometimes I take videos for my NGO marketing. Do you have some suggestions?

28th March, 2020
What are principles of the photography?

What are principles of the photography?

28th March, 2020
How can an individual create a video with no studios or high-end camera?

How can an individual create a video with no studios or high-end camera?

28th March, 2020
Building a web site

What should I consider about a template when building a web site?

28th March, 2020
Metacognition

May I know what metacognition is?

28th March, 2020
Making a scope of a work plan

I am thinking of making a scope of a work plan. What should I do?

28th March, 2020
Which endings can satisfy a viewer?

Which endings can satisfy a viewer?

28th March, 2020
How long will a youtube viewer watch a video before considering clicking it away?

How long will a youtube viewer watch a video before considering clicking it away?

28th March, 2020
When does transformative use occur?

When does transformative use occur?

28th March, 2020
What kinds of skills and competencies are needed?

When creating media, what kinds of skills and competencies are needed?

28th March, 2020
5 critical questions of media literacy

What are the five critical questions of media literacy?

28th March, 2020
When analyzing information and ideas, what practices will they engage?

Thank you.

28th March, 2020
For the public, when it comes to sources from online, what is the most commonly adopted as a proxy for quality?

For the public, when it comes to sources from online, what is the most commonly adopted as a proxy for quality?

28th March, 2020
Why does knowledge become the toolbox of imagination?

Why does knowledge become the toolbox of imagination?

28th March, 2020
Knowledge management

What is knowledge management?

28th March, 2020
Personal learning network

What is a personal learning network (PLN)?

28th March, 2020
Are types of videos important?

Are types of videos important?

28th March, 2020
What kinds of youtube video can be organized?

What kinds of youtube video can be organized?

27th March, 2020
What type of video I should produce?

What type of video I should produce?

27th March, 2020
Is video becoming normative as a way of communication?

Is video becoming normative as a way of communication?

27th March, 2020
What are vlogs?

What are vlogs?

27th March, 2020
Why are images a powerful form of communication?

Why are images a powerful form of communication?

27th March, 2020
What is strategic communication decisions?

What is strategic communication decisions?

27th March, 2020
What is brainstorming?

What is brainstorming?

27th March, 2020
How do you describe the process of creativity?

How do you describe the process of creativity?

27th March, 2020
Where do creativity come from?

Where do creativity come from?

27th March, 2020
What is the definition of digital literacy?

What is the definition of digital literacy?

27th March, 2020
What do the core competencies include in a knowledge economy?

What do the core competencies include in a knowledge economy?

27th March, 2020
Are there any pedagogical component of the teacher’s ICT competency?

Are there any pedagogical component of the teacher’s ICT competency?

27th March, 2020
Are there any factors which cause growth based on an enhanced human capacity?

Are there any factors which cause growth based on an enhanced human capacity?

27th March, 2020
For digital literacy of Martin’s three levels, what are the corresponding observable phenomena?

For digital literacy of Martin’s three levels, what are the corresponding observable phenomena?

27th March, 2020
According to Martin’s three levels of digital literacy (2007), how many group of learners are classified?

According to Martin’s three levels of digital literacy (2007), how many group of learners are classified?

27th March, 2020
What can knowledge management software tools help?

What can knowledge management software tools help?

27th March, 2020
Repurpose online marketing content

Hi everyone~ do you have any suggestions to repurpose my online marketing content?

27th March, 2020
Editorial calendar

My colleagues asked me to use editorial calendar for online content marketing. What are the reasons?

27th March, 2020
Developing content strategies of marketing

Any suggestions for developing content strategies of marketing?

27th March, 2020
Leaving content cairns for people

We have lots of people visiting our website. I think better leave content cairns for people at different stages. Does anyone agree?

27th March, 2020
Any key insight about the creative process?

Any key insight about the creative process?

27th March, 2020
Are there different types of goals?

Are there different types of goals?

27th March, 2020
Engagement pyramid

What is engagement pyramid by Groundwire?

27th March, 2020
Major qualities of finding an expert

What are the major qualities of finding an expert?

27th March, 2020
Checking conversion rates

hi~ does anybody have suggestions on checking conversion rates?

27th March, 2020
Can anybody let me know if I share information and data more as well as post draft agendas online, will the governing boards be more like social networks?

Can anybody let me know if I share information and data more as well as post draft agendas online, will the governing boards be more like social networks?

27th March, 2020
Social network is quite useful but how governing boards can act like social networks?

Social network is quite useful but how governing boards can act like social networks?

27th March, 2020
How can I recognize the donor better?

How can I recognize the donor better?

27th March, 2020
How can I write script for fundraising?

How can I write script for fundraising?

27th March, 2020
Collect information to measure my progress

Hello everybody! How can I collect information to measure my progress?

27th March, 2020
If I use social media to promote my fundraising plan. What do I need to pay attention?

If I use social media to promote my fundraising plan. What do I need to pay attention?

27th March, 2020
Graphic design style guide

Sorry for bothering. How about a graphic design style guide?

27th March, 2020
Funding is very important to run a NGO…how can I attract donors to give us more? :D

Funding is very important to run a NGO…how can I attract donors to give us more? :D

27th March, 2020
Editorial style sheet

What is an editorial style sheet?

27th March, 2020
How can I make fundraising personal?

How can I make fundraising personal?

27th March, 2020
Calendar in the marketing bank

Should I put the calendar in the marketing bank?

27th March, 2020
Hi everyone~ to be frank, funding is very important to one’s project. What should an NGO do?

Hi everyone~ to be frank, funding is very important to one’s project. What should an NGO do?

27th March, 2020
We have a blog for our organization. How can we measure whether the public is highly engaged or not?

We have a blog for our organization. How can we measure whether the public is highly engaged or not?

26th March, 2020
We always collect information and learn on online platforms but there is much useless data. How can I learn more effectively?

We always collect information and learn on online platforms but there is much useless data. How can I learn more effectively?

26th March, 2020
What should be included in photo?

What should be included in photo?

26th March, 2020
Resolution of the logo for TV

What about the resolution of the logo for TV?

26th March, 2020
Resolution of the logo for print use

How about the resolution of the logo for print use?

26th March, 2020
Logo for online use

About the logo for online use, which resolution is better?

26th March, 2020
NGO’s logo

For the marketing bank, I want to keep an NGO’s logo. But I know we need to keep different versions of it. Any suggestions, pals?

26th March, 2020
Benefits of building a marketing bank

My colleague asks what the benefits of building a marketing bank are.

26th March, 2020
Marketing Bank

I heard someone says “a marketing bank”. Actually, what is it?

26th March, 2020
Support our marketing team?

How can we support our marketing team?

26th March, 2020
Engagement pyramid

How many levels of engagement pyramid?

26th March, 2020
Engage volunteers

Our Ngo has a lot of volunteers and we want to engage them as much as possible?

26th March, 2020
What funders and people want to see about an NGO?

Can anyone tell me what funders and people want to see about an NGO?

26th March, 2020
list growth about email

Guys, what about list growth about email?

26th March, 2020
Referrers

How about referrers?

26th March, 2020
“time on site” “pages per visit” and “bounce rate”

What “time on site” “pages per visit” and “bounce rate” for a website tell us?

26th March, 2020
Unique visitor vs return visitor of websites

What is unique visitor vs return visitor of websites?

26th March, 2020
Unique visitor vs return visitor of websites

What is unique visitor vs return visitor of websites?

26th March, 2020
Establishing a brand-building goals

How about establishing a brand-building goals?

26th March, 2020
Goals setting

How to set goals of fundraising? Any example?

26th March, 2020
About social media

Do you have someone within your NGO who is comfortable with social media and can provide one-on-one coaching?

26th March, 2020
about social media

When talking about social media, it increases the chance of public criticism.

26th March, 2020
Using social media platform…

Hello, I have some similar feelings when using social media platform…

26th March, 2020
Social media

I seldom use social media about my organization because I think it makes us look unprofessional.

26th March, 2020
Except those ‘don’ts’, what should I do more for crowdsourcing?

Except those ‘don’ts’, what should I do more for crowdsourcing?

26th March, 2020
any cautions?

We discussed crowdsourcing. Do we have any cautions?

26th March, 2020
It seems that crowd sourcing is quite useful. Anything we need to pay attention?

It seems that crowd sourcing is quite useful. Anything we need to pay attention?

26th March, 2020
Crowd sourcing was mentioned in previous post. I would like to know how we can work with them better?

Crowd sourcing was mentioned in previous post. I would like to know how we can work with them better?

25th March, 2020
Any examples of crowd sourcing?

Any examples of crowd sourcing?

25th March, 2020
What is crowdsourcing?

What is crowdsourcing?

25th March, 2020
Any suggestions to simplify an organization?

To be honest, some organizations are bureaucratic. Any suggestions to simplify an organization?

25th March, 2020
how can an organization maintain high transparency?

I think nowadays...transparency is very important to build relationship…how can an organization maintain high transparency?

25th March, 2020
May I know more about the ladder of Engagement?

May I know more about the ladder of Engagement?

25th March, 2020
how can I assess my effort of encouraging people to involve more?

Hi everyone~ how can I assess my effort of encouraging people to involve more?

25th March, 2020
First, identify a mapping team.

First, identify a mapping team.

25th March, 2020
Are there any network mapping action steps?

Are there any network mapping action steps?

25th March, 2020
I think we should not be afraid to follow.

I think we should not be afraid to follow.

25th March, 2020
Besides, we should let them go too.

Besides, we should let them go too.

25th March, 2020
Keep the doors open for free agents

Keep the doors open for free agents

25th March, 2020
Please do not ignore the newcomer.

Please do not ignore the newcomer.

25th March, 2020
break out of silos’ means…

When working with free agents, young people and free agents can explore and learn about issues and sort out their feelings about them.

25th March, 2020
What does ‘break out of silos’ mean?

What does ‘break out of silos’ mean?

25th March, 2020
Second rule.

Here is the second rule.

25th March, 2020
Get to know the free agents.

Get to know the free agents.

25th March, 2020
Rules of engagement

Are there any rules of engagement for working with free agents?

25th March, 2020
Social networking sites

Social networking sites e.g. Facebook, Myspace and Twitter are network builders.

25th March, 2020
Collaboration tools: wikis & google groups

Collaboration tools: wikis & google groups

25th March, 2020
uses of social media tools

So any examples of different uses of social media tools?

25th March, 2020
social media tools

What functions do social media tools provide?

25th March, 2020
Yes haha and download of podcasts too!

Yes haha and download of podcasts too!

25th March, 2020
High level engagement behaviour

High level engagement behaviours… I think the download of videos is an example

25th March, 2020
How about conversations?

How about conversations?

25th March, 2020
Is Twitter direct message high-level engagement?

Is Twitter direct message high-level engagement?

25th March, 2020
example of high-level engagement

Creating their own content

25th March, 2020
high-level engagement

Facebook shares or emails~ examples of high-level engagement

25th March, 2020
high-level engagement

Volunteering and even donations are high-level engagement.

25th March, 2020
mid-level engagement behavior

I have one example of mid-level engagement behavior too. It’s the frequency of checking in or Foursquare

25th March, 2020
Ratio of ratings to views on youtube (mid-level)

Ratio of ratings to views on youtube (mid-level)

25th March, 2020
Ratio of comments to posts on your blog or Facebook page (mid-level engagement)

Ratio of comments to posts on your blog or Facebook page (mid-level engagement)

20th March, 2020
mid-level: number of links or track backs

mid-level: number of links or track backs

20th March, 2020
Midlevel: People who spend more than a minute on your website

Midlevel: People who spend more than a minute on your website

20th March, 2020
mid-level: posting ratings or reviews.

mid-level: posting ratings or reviews.

20th March, 2020
Midlevel Engagement Behaviors

Examples of Midlevel Engagement Behaviors:

10th March, 2020
Any suggestions about the content of formal written evaluation report?

Any suggestions about the content of formal written evaluation report?

8th March, 2020
What can be encountered frequently in the literature of survey error?

What can be encountered frequently in the literature of survey error?

6th March, 2020
low-level behaviours

Let’s brainstorm about low-level behaviours here.

6th March, 2020
Engagement behaviours

Can anyone share some examples of engagement behaviours?

6th March, 2020
KPIs

Regarding KPIs, I also have some questions.

6th March, 2020
RE: tools of measuring KPIs

and content analysis.

6th March, 2020
tools of measuring KPIs

Then what are the tools of measuring KPIs?

6th March, 2020
RE: KPI

Percentage change in nature of conversation.

6th March, 2020
KPI

May I know what the KPIs are if the objective is to change positioning?

6th March, 2020
Re: about KPIs

And the last one, total opportunities to see key messages.

6th March, 2020
Re: about KPIs

Cost per opportunity to see key messages.

6th March, 2020
Re: about KPIs

Percentage of social media items containing key messages

6th March, 2020
About KPIs

If my objective is to communicate messages, what are the KPIs?

5th March, 2020
questions about KPIs

I got some questions about KPIs. Can anybody answer me?

5th March, 2020
Hi everyone!

Hello~ this is my first time to learn here

5th March, 2020
Excuse me…

Excuse me...

5th March, 2020
What is the KPIs if the objective is reduction in churn?

What is the KPIs if the objective is reduction in churn?

4th March, 2020
Any experience sharing of a charity run?

How to organise a successful one?

4th March, 2020
any free infographics tools for NGO annual report

I would like to ask if anyone can suggest some free infographics tools? to illustrate our impact ?

4th March, 2020
How to set up a peer-to-peer fundraising?

How to set up a peer-to-peer fundraising?

4th March, 2020
How to Write an Awesome Nonprofit Mission Statement on website?

How to Write an Awesome Nonprofit Mission Statement on website?

4th March, 2020
Any suggestion of Nonprofit Conferences in 2020?

Any suggestion of Nonprofit Conferences in 2020?

4th March, 2020
Good example of NGO Instagram account?

Any good example? so that we can learn from them?

4th March, 2020
Crowdfunding vs. Peer-to-Peer Fundraising: What’s the Difference?

Crowdfunding vs. Peer-to-Peer Fundraising: What’s the Difference?

4th March, 2020
Brand Strategies for NGOs?

Any tips?

4th March, 2020
Issues on choosing the crowdfunding for nonprofits?

Any suggestions?

4th March, 2020
Do we need to invite media/journalists to join our event?

Do we need to invite media/journalists to join our event?

4th March, 2020
Is is worthy to input on Google adverstising for an small NGO?

Is is worthy to input on Google adverstising for an small NGO?

4th March, 2020
Any recommendation for the crowdfunding platform of NGO?

Any recommendation for the crowdfunding platform of NGO?

26th February, 2020
Levels of engagement in ladder of engagement

How many levels of engagement are there in ladder of engagement generally?

26th February, 2020
How to build the ladder of engagement?

Hey, sorry for bothering. After knowing the marketing funnel, how to build the ladder of engagement?

26th February, 2020
Question about marketing funnel

Which concept is marketing funnel based on?

26th February, 2020
Engagement of NGO

What is ladder of engagement of NGO? >_<

26th February, 2020
KPIs about engaging marketplace

What is the KPIs about engaging marketplace?

26th February, 2020
measure KPI

How to measure the KPI?

26th February, 2020
KPIs

How should I set KPIs in media communication properly?

26th February, 2020
About measurement

Why is measurement powerful?

19th February, 2020
questionnaires for children

Some children are too young to understand long questionnaires, are there other ways I can do evaluation research with children?

19th February, 2020
qualitative data

Hello, what are some methods to collect qualitative data?

19th February, 2020
How often should I update Facebook or other social media?

How often should I update Facebook or other social media?

19th February, 2020
scale for a questionnaire for the elderly

Can I make a new scale for a questionnaire for the elderly?

19th February, 2020
Must I involve parents in the study if I am doing a study targeted for children?

Must I involve parents in the study if I am doing a study targeted for children?

19th February, 2020
any suggestions on study with patients

Hello, I am a student, and I want to do a study with patients in the hospital, but I do not work in the hospital, any suggestions what I can do?

19th February, 2020
Mental health for teen

I want to organize an event for teenagers to let them learn more about mental health. How can I attract more teenagers to join the event?

19th February, 2020
Questionnaires to the elderly

Does anyone have some tips when giving out questionnaires to the elderly population? Is there anything in particular that I need to prepare?

31st December, 2019
research method

I am green to research method. Can I ask some questions about it?

31st December, 2019
Formative Assessment

I have heard Formative Assessment. Actually, what is it?

31st December, 2019
program evaluation

I am a student. I just don’t know why we need an evaluation of a program

31st December, 2019
Online Database

Can anyone give me some tips for searching online databases?

30th December, 2019
Types of research designs?

How many types of research designs do we have?

30th December, 2019
Is there any possibility that one’s ability to conclude whether the intervention affects the outcome but not some other factors is affected?

Is there any possibility that one’s ability to conclude whether the intervention affects the outcome but not some other factors is affected?

30th December, 2019
Research design

I would like to know more about research design. Any suggestions?

28th December, 2019
Group Comparison

I want to do group comparison. What should I do?

5th December, 2019
Facebook Fundraising

Any tips on Facebook fundraising?

5th December, 2019
Pitching event

Hi MEL team, i would like to ask if the pitching is open to the public? thank you

3rd December, 2019
Any reference/guides for email marketing in NGO?

Any reference/guides for email marketing in NGO?

3rd December, 2019
How to deal with the media (e.g. newspaper, press conference, etc.)?

How to deal with the media (e.g. newspaper, press conference, etc.)?

3rd December, 2019
Frequency of post on each social media platform

Any tips on how often to post on each social media platform per day?

3rd December, 2019
build relationship with potential donors/sponsors

How can we build relationship with our potential donors/sponsors?

3rd December, 2019
Promotion the Facebook page

Shall we pay and promote our Facebook page? Is it worthy?

3rd December, 2019
Audience on Facebook and Instagram

What is the difference between the audience on Facebook and the audience on Instagram?

3rd December, 2019
Webinars on social media marketing/fundraising

Any suggested webinars on social media marketing/fundraising?

3rd December, 2019
Are there any free platforms for making online marketing materials?

Are there any free platforms for making online marketing materials?

3rd December, 2019
Can anyone suggest me the social media usage in Hong Kong? Any reference?

Can anyone suggest me the social media usage in Hong Kong? Any reference?

3rd December, 2019
Any guide for using social media in fundraising in non-profit?

Any guide for using social media in fundraising in non-profit?

3rd December, 2019
Timing for social media posts

Does anyone know the timing for social media posts?

3rd December, 2019
Media strategies for NGO

Any media strategies for NGO sustainability?

29th November, 2019
Can you explain what are the independent variable and dependent variable?

Can you explain what are the independent variable and dependent variable?

29th November, 2019
How many types of research design?

How many types of research design?

29th November, 2019
Missing value analysis

About missing value analysis, what are the relevant options?

29th November, 2019
Any tips when setting an objective of a program evaluation?

Any tips when setting an objective of a program evaluation?

29th November, 2019
More info on logic model

I have heard the logic model and would like to know more about it. May you introduce it to me?

26th November, 2019
Softwares in the video

I have watched the cartoon of Media & Communication. It talks about some software. Do I need to pay for them?

26th November, 2019
Multiple regression?

What is multiple regression for?

26th November, 2019
Pearson correlation coefficients

What is the range of Pearson correlation coefficients? And what do the sign “- “ and “+” mean respectively?

26th November, 2019
normality of variable

How I can check the normality of each variable?

26th November, 2019
Can I change the level of measurement?

Can I change the level of measurement?

26th November, 2019
What are the types of variable?

What are the types of variable?

26th November, 2019
Question about SEM?

I know SPSS cannot perform structural equation modelling (SEM), which software can perform it?

26th November, 2019
Data analysis tips

Is there anything I need to pay attention before starting the analysis of data?

25th November, 2019
Codebook on SPSS?

I am learning to enter the data to SPSS. I am told to prepare a codebook. Actually, what’s it? Thanks.

25th November, 2019
What is the validity of a scale?

What is the validity of a scale?

8th November, 2019
Can anyone suggest me tools for the analysis of mental health policy of elderly in HK?

Hi! I am working at NGO in Hong Kong and would like to conduct a background research on HK mental health policy of elderly. If anyone could suggest me related tools?

Thanks!

8th November, 2019
NGO fund proposal writing?

Hi! I'm interested in your project. May i know if the training course will cover the NGO fund proposal writing? Thank you!

7th November, 2019
How to include theories on resilience and empowerment in social care?

How to include theories on resilience and empowerment in social care? Any reference? Thank you!!!!

7th November, 2019
Indicator of well-being in Hong Kong?

The concept of well-being is different from place to place.

Is it possible to have an indicator or a tool of measurement to know the well-being of people living in HK? thank!

7th November, 2019
Anyone have experience with online focus group service?

Due to the accessibility of our service users, we would like to conduct an online focus group and make programme evaluation. Does anyone have experience with an online focus group?

...

31st October, 2019
QR Code of Google Form

I created a google form and generated a QR code and now I would like to update the existing questionnaire. Do I need to generate a new code?

31st October, 2019
Reversed scoring

May I know is it necessary to have reverse scoring in a questionnaire? If yes, where should I put the reverse scored items?

31st October, 2019
standard deviation and average

What is the meaning of a standard deviation value which is higher than the average?

31st October, 2019
P value

What does p-value mean by 0? Does it mean that the impact of the variable is absolutely significant? Thank you very much.

31st October, 2019
correlation analysis

Are there any rules should be followed when we run correlation analysis?

31st October, 2019
Numbering of Google Form

It seems that there is no automatic numbering in the Google form, is it? I feel a bit troublesome to add and change the numbering if I reorder the questions.

31st October, 2019
T-test by SPSS

Just started using SPSS. How can I use SPSS to perform one-sample t-tests, independent samples t-tests, and paired samples t-tests?

31st October, 2019
programme evaluation

I am not familiar with statistics...how may I evaluate my programme statistically?

Is it a must to use excel or SPSS?

30th October, 2019
Sample size calculation

How to calculate sample size for purposive sampling (Non random sampling)? We have 25 factors identified for our evaluation. How to calculate exact sample size for non random sampling?

24th October, 2019
template of the google form

I couldn't find the templates which I used in the lesson. How to solve it?

16th October, 2019
Creating a google form

What is the difference between the question “ multiple choice” and “checkboxes” in google form ?

16th October, 2019
Enquiry of sampling

I am Social Worker in youth service. What I should pay attention when finding youth as a comparison group?

16th October, 2019
Free tools?

Are the tools introduced in the Media and Communication in Course for Public free?

16th October, 2019
P-value is really high???

Hi, I have run some data of paired t-test (before and after the treatment), but the p-value is high p=3.7. What does the test suggests? Is there no difference?

Thanks!

16th October, 2019
Comparing groups

What should I do if I want to compare the means of 3 groups or above? I know T-test is only for two groups.

16th October, 2019
Independent t-test and paired t-test

What is independent t-test and paired t-test? :)

15th October, 2019
Question on needs assessment

We are writing the proposal for funding application and our new project is targeted at the disabled group living in the disadvantaged area in Hong Kong, but how can we evidence the problem indenti ...

15th October, 2019
Needs Assessment

Why it is better to have needs assessment before a program evaluation?

15th October, 2019
Can i use Likert scale data for paired sample t-test?

Hi, can anyone tell me if I can use the paired sample t-test to analyze the Likert scale data?
I used the retrospective survey to obtain the data (pre and post) on respondents in various st ...

15th October, 2019
Questions on using t-test

Is it possible to use t-test to check significant difference of large sample? We have around 2800 service users and 72% of them are male. We would like to test the significant difference of the ge ...

15th October, 2019
Any study for analyzing role of Government and NGO for their effectiveness & collaboration in Disaster Recovery?

Hi, I would like to ask if there are any study or standard approach for analyzing the role of Government and NGO in terms of their effectiveness & collaboration in Disaster Recovery? Our proje ...

15th October, 2019
Questions about program evaluation and impact assessment (PE & IA)?

Dear MEL participants,

Hello everyone! We are going to meet Prof. Aron Shlonsky this week (17&18 Oct). Do you have any problems or issues in program evaluation and impact asses ...

14th October, 2019
Minimum sample size for online survey?

We are about to do a survey on one of our online ads and its effect on youth's perspective.

What would be the minimum sample size for a survey conducted online? Will it be differen ...

14th October, 2019
Compare two different groups that differ in size?

I would like to compare two different parental groups on the percentage of different employment rate. Since the groups are in differnt size, how can we deal with in programme evaluation? Thanks!

14th October, 2019
Difference between sample size and effect size?

What is the difference between sample size and effect size?
In medical social service practices, how will we differentiate between sample size and effect size? Thanks!

14th October, 2019
project proposal

It's always our target to draft an impressive proposal to attract funders. Are there any good examples for us?

13th October, 2019
Manage website better

How I can manage our NGO website better?

13th October, 2019
Hypotheses and assumptions

What is the difference between hypotheses and assumptions?

13th October, 2019
Outcome and Impact?

What is the difference between outcome and impact?

12th October, 2019
No SPSS

If I have no SPSS in our agency, but I need to use t-est. What should I do?

11th October, 2019
Training materials

Since i'm not available to attend the session on 11 Oct. May I know if all training materials and video recordings will be uploaded to the learning platform? Thank you!

11th October, 2019
Question about the scales

Hi! Our organisation is going to use the scales provided in the outcome/impact indicator bank, but find that some the scale items are not applicable to our service users. Can we modify it or delet ...

11th October, 2019
Some feelings about switching to Airtable

Airtable is very useful indeed but when I recommended to my supervisor, h/she refused. Maybe it's really difficult to suddenly switch to another tool as it requires certain manpower to learn and r ...

11th October, 2019
tools of online questionnaire

Hello everyone, what online tools do you use for online questionnaire? I want to explore more other than Google form. Thank you.

11th October, 2019
Questions setting for my targets

I am working at a NGO targeting the elderly. Sometimes we conduct survey to measure our effectiveness of our campaigns but the elderly seems annoying or hesitated when we ask them the scale of eac ...

11th October, 2019
Programme evaluation pre-test

Our programme starts but we have lost the change to conduct the pre-test. May i know how to measure the effectiveness of our project? Thank you so much!!!

11th October, 2019
Ask for suggestions: an e-platform programme

We are running an e-platform (basically online dialogue) for supporting young people who have experience of mental health problems, but we find it difficult to let them focus on the online dialogu ...

11th October, 2019
Trainers of MEL courses

I am so impressed by the professional teaching team. May I know if the trainers of the courses will be the same next round?

10th October, 2019
Collaboration platform

Last workshop was my first time to use Airtable. It's a bit complicated to handle. I just wonder what my course mates normally use except Airtable.

Can anyone share with me? thanks

10th October, 2019
Information about the public statistics available in HK

Are there any statistics databases free to the public in Hong Kong? Thank you!

10th October, 2019
Will there be next cohort?

My colleagues highly recommended this project as the courses are practical and informative with professional lecturers.

Unfortunately I did not apply for the course this time and m ...

10th October, 2019
Outcome/Impact Indicator Bank

The outcome/impact indicator bank is informative and useful! There are 'individual level' & 'interpersonal level', will there be more levels coming?

Thank you so much.

10th October, 2019
Access to Courses for participants

I have encountered a problem when i went to the page "Courses for participants". It shows "incorrect username..." each time. Can someone help me to log in? thanks!

10th October, 2019
Question about the Indicator Bank

Hello! The indicator bank is really good, but i would like to have more indicators in the area of elderly. Will it be updated?

Thank you!

10th October, 2019
Collaboration with an NGO start-up

Hi, I'm Harry! I was working at Oxfam in UK and going to build my own NGO in HK for the disabled. We understand that the programme evaluation is fundamental but we have limited research resources. ...

10th October, 2019
Ethical approval

Do we need to seek for ethical approval before conducting programme evaluation of our service in NGO? Thank you!

9th October, 2019
Question about the programme evaluation

Can someone recommend me a basic guide book for programme evaluation?

We are an NGO in mainland China and providing services for young drug abusers in rural China.

...

9th October, 2019
Update of “Courses for Pubic”

Hi MEL team! I have watched the videos from "Courses for Public" and they are very informative. Will there be more videos? Since I may not visit the website frequently, is there a way that I can r ...

9th October, 2019
Research Method

Hi! I'm a front-line social worker and would like to develop more knowledge of research method. Will the MEL project help me with this? Thank you!

9th October, 2019
Student helper at the pitching day

Hi MEL team! I'm a SWK student at CUHK. I heard about this programme through one of my friends who have been a student helper for the training. She finds it really interesting. My friend and I wou ...

9th October, 2019
量表适用于中国大陆吗?

我从网站上看到成效/影响指标资料库, 请问这些量表适用于中国大陆吗?谢谢!!

9th October, 2019
Data analysis skills covered in the training?

Will the training cover the data analysis skill? such as SPSS? Thanks!

8th October, 2019
Advice on a new programme

Hello! I'm Mina and we are preparing a new programme to increase the well being of the caregivers. Through taking better care of caregivers, we think that they can be more capable to provide care ...

8th October, 2019
Data base

I want to build an online data base of for our NGO, which tool we should use?

8th October, 2019
Participating organisation list

Hi, I'm a participant from Thursday. We are looking for collaboration opportunities with NGO served for youth. I know that there are two rounds of class, is it possible to obtain a class list on F ...

7th October, 2019
More powerful statistical analysis

Apart from t-tests, are there any analysis skills to show the causal relationships of variable?

7th October, 2019
Airtable Tutorials

Airtable is very useful to our event planning and it deserves we spend time on learning it. My colleagues are not familiar with it and will MEL project provide relevant courses later on?

6th October, 2019
Mentorship scheme

Hi! I would like to know more about the mentorship scheme. Is it a one-to-one mentoring session or as group?

5th October, 2019
Ask for more information about the logic model

I have watched the cartoon of the logic model and it is really useful for our programme evaluation.

May I obtain some further references of the logic model? Thanks!

5th October, 2019
Determine sample size for unknown population?

Hi everyone! Is there any standard/common formula for determining sample size for unknown population? We are developing a project targeted at disabled women with mental health in HONG KONG, but se ...

5th October, 2019
学习课件

你好, 我看到你们有很好的教学视频,请问有没有相关的课件可供下载?非常感谢!

5th October, 2019
Funder perspectives

Will the programme provides some opportunities to learn from the funder's perspective? Thanks!

4th October, 2019
Google form

The link of the questionnaire of google form is too long. It looks very clumsy in the email. Is there a way to shorten it?

4th October, 2019
Info about digital storytelling tools

Hello mel team, i have learnt some digital tools from the videos and they all look useful for my organisation. I would like to ask if there are more detailed information available on the website a ...

3rd October, 2019
Output and outcome

I am confused between output and outcome. Can you explain more to me?

3rd October, 2019
Functions of Airtables

Is there any filter function in Airtable?

3rd October, 2019
Facebook and Instagram users

What is the difference between the facebook users and Instagram ones?

3rd October, 2019
Promotion method of NGO programmes

Can anyone share their methods of promoting their programmes?

I found that it's a challenge to recruit some new participants and most activities are supported by my past participants.

2nd October, 2019
Data collection

Apart from paper based questionnaire, which other ways we could use to collect data?

2nd October, 2019
Seeking help

If I can’t evaluate the program, may I seek help from your teams?

2nd October, 2019
Seek for advice on Programme evaluation

Hi! We work for the ethical minority group in Hong Kong.

The ultimate goal of our organisation is to make changes to public policies, such as to the education system or medical ser ...

2nd October, 2019
Guideline or case studies for SEN parents’ course

Hi! We are an NGO helping SEN students and currently looking for funding for an SEN parents’ course.

We understand that the needs assessment plays an important role in securing the ...

1st October, 2019
Research method and tools for the mental health policy in HK?

I am currently working at an NGO for elderly service in Hong Kong. We would like to conduct research on HK mental health policy. Could anyone suggest me scientific methods/tools to carry out the r ...

1st October, 2019
Any suggested paper for NGO communication strategies?

Can anyone recommend some paper on NGO communication strategies?

We are a start-up NGO and would like to study some media and communication skills (digital storytelling, social med ...

1st October, 2019
Any evaluation model?

Apart from Kirkpatrick model, is there any similar evaluation model?

1st October, 2019
Is the course free of charge?

Hello! I'm really interested in your programme and would like to know the cost of the course. Thanks a lot!

30th September, 2019
An objective

When setting an objective of a program evaluation, are there any tips?

30th September, 2019
Reversed score

What is reversed scored item in a scale? Thx

30th September, 2019
Post-training discussion on Prof. Cinzia Canali’s lecture

Hi everyone! Prof. Cinzia Canali shared with us a lot of case studies in Italian context to illustrate concepts and practices on service development and monitoring. Do you have any questions on th ...

30th September, 2019
Visit our indicator bank for more measurement tools

Hi everyone! Have you visited our MEL indicator bank at https://jcmel.swk.cuhk.edu.hk/outcome-impact-indicator-bank/?

We have listed lots of measurement tools in nine social servic ...

30th September, 2019
Any framework for programme evaluation in elderly service?

Hi all! I’m a social worker from a small NGO in Hong Kong. Our training programme aims to enhance the technological literacy of elderly (aged above 60) in Hong Kong.

We are current ...

27th September, 2019
Finding indicators

I would like to know some indicators about elderly, what should I do?

27th September, 2019
Research design

What is the research design that includes quantitative and qualitative research method?

26th September, 2019
Asking for indicators

May I know where I can find the indicators of youth services?

25th September, 2019
QR code

I want to send a QR code of the questionnaire to my clients, but not a link. What should I do?

24th September, 2019
Google form

Where can I download the response of the google form?

19th September, 2019
Google form

Can I insert a video to the google form? Thx a lot

19th September, 2019
Template gallery of google form

Are there more templates to choose? It seems that there are about 5 to choose?

19th September, 2019
Data base

I want to build an online data base of for our NGO, which tool we should use?

17th September, 2019
Resources of ethical issue

I would like know more about ethical issue of a program evaluation. What should I do? ^^

16th September, 2019
Stakeholders

I am confused about the stakeholders. Says if I am doing a program evaluation in school, which are our stakeholders apart from school?

13th September, 2019
Indicator bank

What does the row “reliability” in each indicator mean?

27th August, 2019
Welcome to MEL OCOP!

Hi! Welcome to the Jockey Club MEL Institute Project,