Measurement, Assessment, and Data in a Cross-Cultural Context: Making Sure Your Data Informs, and Doesn't Hurt, Your Services and Program

This webinar, from 10/24/2007, features Greg Vinson from the Research department at the Center for Victims of Torture.

This webinar is presented as a part of the National Capacity Building (NCB) webinar series. NCB is a project of the Center for Victims of Torture.

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Wednesday, 24 October 2007

Greg Vinson provides an overview of the process to collect and analyze data, with sensitivity to unique concerns in cross-cultural settings.  He describes how cross-cultural factors can affect accuracy of measures; and how clients may have a different understanding of question content and scaled response choices.  He reviews methods to ensure recorded measures are reliable and valid, while accommodating factors of cross-cultural settings.   Reviews the practical benefits of demonstrating measures, with a guided example.

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