Evaluation of Snakketøyet
Snakketøyet is a digital tool developed by Barns Beste in cooperation with a psychiatrist and a child psychologist. The tools is developed for health care personnel and other adults (in school, kindergarten etc.) with a purpose of support and care for children as relatives in their everyday life. Snakketøyet was launched in may 2014. By using a digital tool (e-learning) one can avoid the use of practical and resurs demanding problems related to carry out comprehensive training programs.
The project goal is to evaluate Snakketøyet as an appropriate digital tool to support and care for children as relatives. This implies a mapping of the different types of professionals using the tool, the amount of users, the tools usefulness and if the tool have opportunities for improvements. The project may provide important experience and evidens based knowledge relevant to further development of Snakketøyet.
The overall goal is to evaluate the properties of Snakketøyet as a practical, informative and available tool for conversations with parents and children.
- assessment of knowledge development in conversations with children as relatives
- its usefulness in conversations with children as relatives
- its usefulness in conversations with parents about the child
- gain knowledge about possibilities for improvement from the users
- quantify the number of users and information about the users related to: gender, age, profession, area of health care service
Questionnaire (Questback) :
Based on quantitative methods by using a structured questionnaire for different groups of users. The purpose is to reach as many of the users as possible to be able to analyse the usefulness of Snakketøyet.
Based on a qualitative research method by interviewing a number of informants that have special knowledge of - and are working with children as relatives. The informants will be selected from departments within the specialized health services and from primary health care. The purpose is to get in-depth information about the use of Snakketøyet related to clinical work.