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.
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.