Ryerson University

Centres for the Integral Attention of Children in Dominican Republic (CIANI) and Local Community Organizations for Child Protection (LCOCP)
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

Programme to be evaluated: Centres for the Integral Attention of Children in Dominican Republic (CIANI) and Local Community Organizations for Child Protection (LCOCP) – two community-based programmes aimed respectively at i) providing comprehensive early child care and development services and strengthening family functioning in order to prevent intra-familial violence; and ii) detecting and reporting any form of child maltreatment and conducting public education on violence prevention and child protection issues.
Implementing agency: CONANI – Consejo Nacional para la Niñez y la Adolescencia
Evaluation methodology: Quasi-experimental design. Mixed quantitative – qualitative.
Evaluating agencies: Ryerson University and Autonomus University of Santo Domingo.
Principal Investigators: Henry Parada, Susan Silver and Mike Burke (Ryerson University)
Duration: July 2012 – June 2015 (3 years)
Grant Amount: € 190,704 [Total evaluation budget: € 294,531]