Here are some web-based resources that we have found helpful for research and evaluation. Please email us with other suggestions for helpful resources.
Designing Research Studies
Developing and Working with Program Logic Models U.S. Department of Justice
Everything You Wanted to Know About Logic Models But Were Afraid to Ask Connie C. Schmitz and Beverly A. Parsons
Learning from Logic Models: An Example of a Family/School Partnership Program Harvard Family Research Project
Logic Model Development Guide W.K. Kellogg Foundation
Logic Model Tools Univ. of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension
Successfully Enhancing Program Performance Through Logic Models Univ. of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension
Do you need access to raw data to perform your own research? There are several sources of national data that offer insights about perceived and actual health behaviors. These are a few examples:
Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System: The CDC’s Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) is the nation’s premier system of health-related telephone surveys that collect state data about U.S. residents regarding their health-related risk behaviors, chronic health conditions, and use of preventive services.
Monitoring The Future: Nationally representative survey of 8th, 10th, and 12th graders, college students, and young adults. Questions cover a wide range of topics.
National College Health Assessment: National survey of college students about their health behaviors and perceptions.