Engaging evaluation research: Reflecting on the process of sexual assault/domestic violence protocol evaluation research

Mavis Morton, Anne Bergen, Melissa Horan, Sara Crann, Danielle Bader, Linzy Bonham


In keeping within the theme of CU Expo 2013, ‘Engaging Shared Worlds’, this case study examines and reflects on a complex community-university partnership which developed to conceptualise, design, conduct and communicate evaluation research on one community’s sexual assault and domestic violence protocol. As community-university partners coming together for the first time, we reflect on the purpose of our engagement, the characteristics and principles which define our partnership and our potential to teach graduate students how to undertake community-engaged scholarship.

Keywords: Community-engaged research, evaluation research, complex community-university partnerships, scholarship of engagement, practice research

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