QUALIPREV: assessment tool for prevention initiatives
QUALIPREV is free tool to objectively assess the design quality of crime prevention initiatives, based on key criteria for the problem analysis, theoretical basis, implementation and evaluation of the initiative. It provides an objective and accessible method to identify promising and effective crime prevention projects and programmes.
It is designed to assess crime prevention intervention quality in as easy a way as possible. Users should be familiar with crime prevention and basic crime prevention theories. No special technical skills are required and anyone in the crime prevention field can (and is encouraged to) use QUALIPREV. Practitioners can use it to assess the quality and effectiveness of their own or others’ projects. Funding agencies can use it to assess proposals. ECPA contenders can use it to check for strengths and weaknesses in potential submissions.