Measuring the success of your project/s allows you to compare your outcomes against your objectives. You are required to specify at least two process measures and two impact/outcome measures for each project in your Community Action Plan.
Some example measures of success and tools to measure your success are provided as a useful starting point below.
• Number of workshops held
• Number of parent and key influencer participants
• Participant satisfaction with workshop/s
• Number/quality of resources and materials distributed
• Number of partnerships established.
• Impact on parents:
o Increase in awareness or knowledge of alcohol and drugs
o Increase in skills to support teenagers
o Increase in level of self-confidence to support teenagers
• Impact on teenagers
o Decrease in AOD use
• Impact on family relationships
o Increase in communication and levels of trust
o Increased mutual understanding of risks and boundaries about AOD use
• Community connection and cohesion.
|Tools to measure success||
• Feedback sheets or questionnaires (pre- and post-activities)
• Verbal feedback from participants
• Feedback from a facilitator
• Notes taken by a dedicated note taker
• Partnerships analysis
• Local population health data (e.g. community survey data).