Robust measurement and evaluation processes are increasingly critical to ensure services and interventions have a positive impact for people’s lives.

This essential one-day conference on Wednesday 5th December will provide a wealth of ideas, tools and actionable insights to support your endeavours in improving outcomes for children, young people and families.

CYP Now is bringing together a range of experts and leading practitioners to address the pressing challenges organisations face, and put forward proven approaches and solutions to help maximise impact.

The conference will enable you to:

  • Understand how to enable a culture of evidence-informed practice and impact measurement
  • Recognise the role children and families should play in impact measurement and evaluation
  • Gain an overview of the various measurement tools and resources available across children and young people’s services
  • Make data work for you with some key steps to overcome the challenges of data measurement
  • Hear how to implement a “theory of change” to shape an organisation’s development
  • Discover creative ways to measure and evaluate ‘soft’ outcomes
  • Identify practical solutions to overcome the challenges of involving young people
  • Understand the types of data, evaluation, learning and feedback processes required to scale up and replicate services
  • Consider whether impact measurement contributes towards a narrowing of what counts as good practice
  • Gain an overview of the CRM choices for children’s and youth services, and top tips to avoid common pitfalls

This day is designed for:

  • Directors, heads and managers of services for children, young people and families
  • Charity chiefs and senior staff
  • Service commissioners
  • Heads of strategy
  • Quality assurance and performance managers
  • Heads of evaluation and evidence
  • Researchers
  • Policy advisers and officers
  • Early help teams
  • Children’s centre managers
  • Youth workers
  • Safeguarding managers
  • Children’s health professionals