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Child, Caregiver and Household Well-being Survey Tools for Orphans and Vulnerable Children Programs

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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 

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

Core OVC Program Impact Indicators
Set of child and household well-being indicators/suggested survey questions recommended for use in evaluations of OVC programs.

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.

Guide to the Monitoring and Evaluation of the National Response for Children Orphaned and Made Vulnerable by HIV/AIDS
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
Guidance on how data and geographic mapping can be used to support decision makers and program planners in allocating resources.