Prof Suzanne Richards & Dr Susanne Coleman
Background, aims and content
This workshop is an introduction to the role of logic models within intervention development and process evaluation research. We will illustrate how logic models help intervention developers conceptualise the critical component of a complex intervention in order to bring about desired changes in outcomes, and to understand how context might influence how the intervention operates. Logic models can also help researchers to prioritise and structure data collection and analysis.
Participants will gain an understanding of the different approaches to logic model generation (fixed, staged, iterative) and how different elements relating to systems (interactions between participants, intervention components and context) and processes (causal pathways) can be represented. This will be achieved through a mix of short presentations and group work where participants get an opportunity to develop a logic model.
(Attendees assumed to have a basic knowledge of or interest in intervention development, but may have no prior knowledge of the workshop topic)
This session will provide an introductory overview of the role of logic models within intervention development and process evaluation. No prior knowledge is required.