How to Develop an Effective Logic Model


The Great Lakes PTTC offers this training for prevention professionals in HHS Region 5: IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, and WI. This training is offered in response to a need identified by stakeholders in HHS Region 5.  

Logic models provide valuable insight into a program's effectiveness and impact. In this two-part webinar series, speakers will demonstrate how to develop a logic model that describes a program effectively and guides its evaluation. The introductory webinar will provide an overview of logic models and how to create one for a prevention program.

Learning Objectives: Introductory Webinar

  • Identify logic model benefits
  • Define key components of logic models
  • Describe how logic models inform program evaluation



Kyle Barrington

Kyle Barrington, Ph.D., has over 30 years of experience in substance misuse prevention and treatment. His experiences include being a substance abuse counselor, counseling director for a juvenile prison, director of a dual-diagnosis hospital unit for adults and youth, director of an emergency shelter for runaway and homeless youth, and evaluator for local and statewide organizations. Dr. Barrington has five published, peer-reviewed articles, has been a technical writer for two books, has been quoted in several scholarly articles, and has conducted over 300 program evaluations. Since 2015, he has been the principal investigator on five SAMHSA-funded programs to reduce co-occurring disorders in rural communities. As of March 2021, Dr. Barrington and his team at Zajonc Corporation are actively working with 14 different school districts in six states to help them implement and evaluate the effectiveness of 12 various evidence-based programs and practices.


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