Center TRT Developed Evaluation Materials
Center TRT developed an evaluation logic model and evaluation plan for the Texas Mother-Friendly Worksite Program (MFWP), a designation program for worksites that have a written and communicated policy that provides space for breast milk expression in the worksite, flexible work schedules for breastfeeding mothers, and access to hygienic breast milk storage options (refrigerator or cooler). The logic model is intended to guide the evaluation process (as opposed to the planning process); the evaluation plan focuses on the implementation and effectiveness of an approach like the MFWP in changing practices and policies to support breastfeeding women and families. The evaluation addresses the reach, adoption, extent of implementation and effectiveness of the MFWP. The evaluation is a pre-post design with no comparison group. This evaluation plan provides guidance on evaluation questions and types and sources of data for both process and outcome evaluation. We suggest a variety of data collection tools throughout the evaluation plan. If you are interested in answering evaluation questions not listed in the evaluation plan, please refer to the list of additional evaluation questions here.
Evaluation Materials Provided by Texas MFWP
Several tools created by Texas Mother-Friendly Worksite Program (MFWP) staff are available for your use in evaluation efforts. These tools have been incorporated into the evaluation plan that Center TRT developed. Please note that Center TRT has not reviewed these tools.
Please provide credit to the Texas Department of State Health Services when reproducing materials in the original or adapted form:
- MFWP Worksite Application Review Tool – Provides a checklist for adherence to program components and is incorporated into the Center TRT Evaluation plan.
- Potential BRFSS questions about breastfeeding social norms – This set of questions can be added to the state BRFSS survey to measure social norms regarding breastfeeding: http://www.texasmotherfriendly.org/files/document_13.pdf