Don’t Call Us “Outliers:” What Organizations Can Learn by Adopting Human Centered Evaluation Techniques

The experiences of youth and families that are considered program “outliers” are often minimized when evaluating program impact. This presentation describes our efforts to engage and learn from our outcomes “outliers” to promote data integrity and equitable treatment.

Presenters

April Wall-Parker, MS

Research Coordinator , Pressley Ridge

Email: awallparker@pressleyridge.org

Teeh N. Tinsley, LMSW

Program Director , Pressley Ridge

Email: ttinsley@pressleyridge.org

Michael Valenti, Ph.D

Senior Research Coordinator , Pressley Ridge

Email: mvalenti@pressleyridge.org

Patti McCloud

Family Support Coordinator and Trainer , Pressley Ridge

Email: pmccloud@pressleyridge.org