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Evaluation Tools: Focus Groups

United Way Winnipeg

Thursday, 13 February 2020 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (CST)

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Focus Groups
Thursday, February 13, 2020
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
United Way Learning Centre, 580 Main Street (guest parking in rear of building)


Snacks will be provided.

If cost is a barrier to participation, please email Tamara at tingrilli@unitedwaywinnipeg.ca.


Workshop Description:

A focus group is a group interview of 6 to 12 people who share similar characteristics or common interests. Focus groups are useful for gathering rich information on the perspectives, insights, attitudes, experiences, and beliefs of key stakeholders. This session will explore when to use focus groups, how to structure them, and how to facilitate them effectively.



About the Facilitators:

Kate Dubberley and Ashley Willoughby


Kate Dubberley is a new member of CES with social and clinical experience in research, evaluation, quality and strategic operations. She has worked in mental and public health care, with diverse organizations such as the University of Manitoba Psychology Department, the Additions Foundation of Manitoba, Healthy Child Manitoba, Ipsos Reid, Inspire Community Outreach, and more. Kate brings experience supporting colleagues and partners in overall project management, strategic planning, quality improvement, program evaluation, conducting analysis and research, as well as knowledge translation and mobilization. Kate holds a Master's degree focused in Social and Developmental Psychology from the University of Manitoba. With a passion for empowering Manitoba's communities, she volunteers support to local non-profit community organizations. Kate is also passionate about shared mentorships and continues with ongoing learning opportunities.

Ashley Willoughby has various practical teaching, mentoring, training, research and evaluation experience working with many private, public and non for profit organizations such as The Inner City Social Work Program, Red River College, University of Manitoba, Block by Block Community Wellness Initiative, Handle with Care in partnership with WRHA and Sick Kids, Research Manitoba and Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. In 2012, Ashley completed a Master of Arts in Sociology and Criminology, with a thesis focus on a mixed methods evaluation of Winnipeg’s Electronic Monitoring Pilot Project for Youth Auto Theft Offenders. For the past four years, Ashley has been working as a Policy and Program Analyst for Winnipeg School Division. The position includes conducting research, analysis and evaluations of programs and policies, responding to board motions, consultations with community and stakeholders, and advising the Chief Superintendent of feasibility and implications of existing and/or new initiatives.


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United Way Winnipeg
580 Main Street
Winnipeg, MB R3B 1C7
Canada

Thursday, 13 February 2020 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (CST)


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