Straight to the Point: Identifying and Prioritizing Behavior Change Needs
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January 2013
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Straight to the Point: Identifying and Prioritizing Behavior Change Needs (Multiple Languages)

Organizations and groups can use this tool to guide a group activity with members of the community they work with in order to identify the major barriers to adopting a specific healthier behavior and to prioritize which barriers should be addressed first. Taking into consideration implementers’ limited time and human and financial resources, the tools in Pathfinder’s Straight to the Point Series provide clear, concise guidance on a variety of issues related to organizational management and program design, implementation, and assessment. The Straight to the Point tools do not replace extensive, in-depth evaluations and guidance, but rather offer an easier, more direct way of improving programs and launching new activities.

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October 2011

Straight to the Point: Evaluation of Behavior Change Activities (Multiple Languages)

This simple checklist will help you conduct a “straight to the point” assessment of behavior change activities, focusing on issues like facilitation, language, and participant engagement.

January 2013

Straight to the Point: Budgeting Basics

This Straight to the Point capacity building tool introduces the concept of budgeting to community-based organizations with limited resources and financial management experience, and leads them through the process of creating a simple budget.

August 2013

Identifier et Prioriser les Besoins en Changement de Comportement (Multiple Languages)

Les organisations et groupes peuvent utiliser cet outil pour mener une activité de groupe avec les membres de la communauté avec laquelle ils travaillent.

August 2013

Identificando e Priorizando Necessidade de Mudança de Comportamento

Organizações e grupos podem usar esta ferramenta para orientar actividades em grupo com membros da comunidade com quem eles estão a trabalhar.

August 2013

Straight to the Point Capacity Building Tools

Taking into consideration implementers limited time and resources, the tools in Pathfinder's "Straight to the Point" Series provide clear, concise guidance on a variety of issues related to program design, implementation, and evaluation.

October 2011

Straight to the Point: Assessing Partner Capacity for Behavior Change Activities

This tool provides a"straight to the point" means of identifying the strengths and weaknesses of BC implementing partners. It offers ideas and suggestions to help supervisors assess partner capacity in a systematic manner.

October 2011

Straight to the Point: Evaluation of IEC Materials (Multiple Languages)

This "straight to the point" evaluation looks at the communicative aspects listed on the checklist and rates the material in question on each of the aspects.

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