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Child Well-Being Tools

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Theresa Finn, MEASURE Evaluation

MEASURE Evaluation has standardized approaches, measures, and tools for information gathering within orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) programs.

PEPFAR OVC Survey Toolkit

Survey Tools for OVC Programs

Used to measure changes in child, caregiver and household well-being that can reasonably be attributed to program interventions.

Child, Caregiver & Household Well-being Survey Tools for Orphans & Vulnerable Children Programs: Manual

Guidance on when to use these tools, and how to use the tools.

Child, Caregiver & Household Well-being Survey Tools for Orphans & Vulnerable Children Programs: Protocol Template

Guidance for all stakeholders, serving as a reminder of the agreed strategy and timeline.

Child, Caregiver and Household Well-being Survey Tools for Orphan and Vulnerable Children Programs: Analysis Guidance

Guidance on how to analyze data gathered from these tools.

Child, Caregiver & Household Well-being Survey Tools for Orphans & Vulnerable Children Programs: Data Management Guidance

Guidance on how to standardize data management procedures.

MEASURE Evaluation Orphans and Vulnerable Children Survey Tools: Psychosocial Well-being Measurement Supplement

Resource for investigators aiming to measure the psychosocial well-being of children and their caregivers.

Training for PEPFAR OVC Survey Data Collectors. Facilitator's Guide

Guidance for data collectors implementing PEPFAR OVC survey tools.

PEPFAR MER Essential Survey Indicator Collection Guide

Collecting PEPFAR Essential Survey Indicators: A Supplement to the Orphans and Vulnerable Children Survey Tools

Provides a high-level understanding of outcomes monitoring and approaches to outcomes monitoring to enable effective procurement of data collection services for outcome indicators.

Child Status Index 

Monitors children's long-term well-being in addition to their physical health.

Child Status Index Field Users' Guide

For frontline staff who are using the CSI to gather information about the well-being of children in their care.

Child Status Index Made Easy

You don't have to be a monitoring and evaluation (M&E) expert to use this.

Child Status Index Manual

For use in monitoring the well-being of children and households, and program-level monitoring and planning at the local level.      

Child Status Index Training Manual

Guidance for community care workers and other wardens of orphans and other vulnerable children who intend to use the Child Status Index tool.

Other Tools and Materials

Community Trace and Verify Tool

Provides programs with a way to verify that orphans and vulnerable children who are reported as being provided with services by community-based organizations actually receive services.

 A Guide for Monitoring and Evaluating Child Health Programs

Helps international efforts succeed by providing information about effective monitoring and evaluation.

Community-Level Program Information Reporting for HIV/AIDS Programs (beta version)

Supports harmonized monitoring and reporting systems that capture indicator data from programs for effective program management and decision-making at all levels.

Compendium of Child Survival Monitoring and Evaluation Tools

Includes a variety of population- and facility-based assessment tools which can be used at different levels of the health system.

Provides guidance to governments, international organizations and NGOs in the M&E of the national response for children orphaned and made vulnerable by HIV/AIDS.

OVC Mapping Reference Document