Katoa Ltd offers training in a number of research, evaluation and organisational development areas. Training can be tailored to the needs of your organisation or group. Please contact us if you would like to discuss training options.

Introduction to Evaluation

An overview of evaluation and how it can serve organisational needs and aspirations is provided in one or two day training. Topics include the development and purpose of logic models, understanding theories of change, development of outcomes and indicators of change.

Organisational Capacity Assessment

Fiona Cram and Nan Wehipeihana developed an organisational capacity self-assessment tool in conjunction with evaluation and training work they were carrying out for the Department of Child, Youth and Family. This self-assessment tool is designed to assist Maori and Iwi social service providers assess their capacity and develop an organisational development plan.

Please contact us at if you would like a copy of the Workbook.

Whānau Ora Health Impact Assessment

Training in Whanau Ora Health Impact Assessment is based upon the Ministry of Health's Whānau Ora Health Impact Assessment guide. This training is offered in conjunction with Quigley and Watts Ltd and the Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington. A guide that complements the Ministry guide and the Public Health Advisory Committee's Guide on Health Impact Assessment has been written by Fiona Cram and is available for download below.

Cram, F. (2013). An Implementation Guide for Health Impact Assessment & Whānau Ora Health Impact Assessment. Auckland: Katoa Ltd.

In 2010 the trainers completed a Whānau Ora Health Impact Assessment for the Hawke's Bay District Health Board:

Quigley, R., Murphy, C. & Cram, F. (2010). Whānau Ora Health Impact Assessment of the cultural and clinical nursing support and training programme. Prepared for the Hawke’s Bay District Health Board.

Reducing Health Inequalities

This training is aimed at health professionals and others who are interested in understanding health inequalities. This includes learning to use the tools developed by the Ministry of Health and the Public Health Advisory Committee, including the Health Equity Intervention Framework, HEAT (Health Equity Assessment Tool), and Health Impact Assessment.

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