Step 2b Logic Models

This CDC produced document provides a primer on logic models and the steps involved in developing a logic model. Several examples of public health logic models are presented, as well as a bibliography and templates for creating a logic model.

Available online (pdf): http://www.cdc.gov/oralhealth/state_programs/pdf/logic_models.pdf

It is included in the CJS Resource Library under the categories listed below. Select a link to find other resources in that category.

  • Monitoring and Improving: Logic models can be used for monitoring processes to assess progress as compared to initial plans
  • Quality Improvement: The document describes the process of developing a logic model which can be helpful in a quality improvement process.
  • Research and Evaluation: The document provides tools for developing logic models which can identify outcomes and outputs to be tracked in an evaluation process

 
This resource is also linked to the Roadmap. Select a link below to read more about each area.

  • Why? / Phase One: Logic models show important project details, such as who is involved, what activities will be undertaken and why the work is being done.
  • What? / Phase One: Logic models show important project details, such as who is involved, what activities will be undertaken and why the work is being done.
  • Who? / Phase One: Logic models show important project details, such as who is involved, what activities will be undertaken and why the work is being done.
  • Communications / Phase Two: logic models are powerful tools for communicating the intent and goals of a CJS project.
  • Monitoring and Improving / Phase Three: Logic models are useful in monitoring processes.