Research and Evaluation

Engaging in participatory research projects and helping organizations measure performance and impact

CAI conducts research to ensure that our work integrates innovative new approaches, reflects best practices, and is highly effective. Our research team of behavioral and social scientists works on multiple levels—with our clients to conduct rigorous assessment and evaluation, within the larger field to help develop effective interventions, and inside of our own organization to evaluate our work for continuous improvement. We bring particular expertise in participatory and community-based research.

Research and evaluation services provided by CAI include:

  • Participatory community research initiatives that engage affected communities in research projects
  • Implementation science research
  • Organizational readiness and needs assessment
  • Program evaluation and monitoring plans
  • Data analysis with statistical models and testing
  • Data visualization