Resources relevant to Video 11: Helping Groups Quickly Build 'Freeform' Program Logic Models (Outcomes Models) 

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13 Tips For Building Great Outcomes Models (Intervention logics)  (1 page tip sheet)

One page 'tip sheet' setting out the rules for drawing outcomes models (program logics). Use this tip sheet yourself, or hand it out when working with a group so that everyone is clear about the rules you are using to build your model. If anyone wants to know where the 13 rules come from, refer them to the article on which it is based - a set of formal standards for building outcomes models (program logics).  

What Outcomes and Results Modeling can Do for Your Organization (1 page tip sheet)

A one page 'tip sheet' which describes the ways in which a well constructed program logic (outcomes model), once developed, can be used for strategic planning, prioritization, evidence-based practice, working out different or activities are believed to contribute to joint outcomes, getting staff outcomes focused, performance measurement and tracking progress, evaluation planning and outcomes-focused contracting. Hand this tip sheet out to the group with which you are building your program logic model and they will get a clear idea of how their organization can leverage off the work they are doing in building a well constructed outcomes model. This approach is set out in more detail in the article here.

Easy Outcomes Workbook (detailed 'hands-on' workbook)

A full workbook showing you the process for facilitating a group when drawing a program logic model (outcomes model) (e.g. what size the group should be etc.). It then leads you through all of the stages in developing and using such a model for strategic planning, prioritization, monitoring and performance management, evaluation, evidence-based practice and outcomes-focused contracting and delegation. The whole Easy Outcomes system of which this workbook is part is set out at EasyOutcomes.org.

Pre-existing program outcomes models you can 'borrow' to get going (OutcomesModels.org) (website)

A set of outcomes models (program logics) which have already been developed for a number of programs in a number of areas. You can click through them in their web page versions and if if like any of them and if they are relevant to you, you can immediately print them off as PDFs. If you have DoView outcomes software installed, you can immediately download the DoView file of the model and start amending it to reflect what is happening in your program.

Background articles from OutcomesTheory.org (articles)

Background articles from OutcomesTheory.org relevant to this video are: Simplifying Terms Used When Working with Outcomes - shows you to use a visual approach which avoids much of the tedious discussion about definitions when building program logic models (outcomes models). What Are Outcomes Models (Program Logic Models)? - a technical discussion of the purposes of program logics (outcomes models) and the implications for the way we should build such models.