How Outcomes Can Save Your Life

The use of outcomes in social service work is crucial to success.  In his article, “How outcome saved my life (or at least my sanity),” published in Social Work Now (November 2012), United Kingdom based author Mike Pinnock explores the impact of a world without outcomes.  In his work as a social worker in the [...]

Harvard Family Research Project Highlights RBA Strengths

In 2005, the Harvard Family Research Project’s Evaluation Exchange (Volume XI, No. 2, Summer, 2005) provided an overview of eight outcome models. Of these outcome models, only four (Logic Model, Outcome Funding Framework, RBA and Targeting Outcomes of Programs) were appropriate for program planning and management. RBA was the only model found to be well-suited [...]