Participatory tools for evaluating psychosocial work with children in areas of armed conflict: in eastern Sri Lanka.

Jason Hart, Ananda Galappatti, Jo Boyden & Miranda Armstrong

The article is based on the experiences of a recent pilot project to develop a participatory approach to the monitoring and evaluating of psychosocial interventions with children affected by armed conflict. Some of the main challenges encountered while utilizing these tools are discussed, along with the value of the data generated and the implications of using participatory methodologies for planning, monitoring and evaluation (Intervention 2007, Volume 5, Number 1).

Key wordsarmed conflict / children / community crisis / psychosocial intervention / trauma / violence

CountriesSri Lanka

CategoryManuals and guidelines