Considerable attention is paid to the continued development of quality control mechanisms in order to provide evidence of service efficacy.
Our policy is that programme evaluation is conducted by an external evaluator.
Pillars published research and evaluation documents are:
1. Pukeko Research Ltd (2012) "Close to Home" - A Family Reintegration Programme
2. Pukeko Research Ltd (2012) "Formative Evaluation of the Activities Centre at Christchurch Men's Prison"
3. Gordon E (2012) "Formative Evaluation of the Together Programme" - Part II
4. Gordon E, (2011) Evaluation Report 1: Together Programme - a partnering for schools mentoring pilot
5. Network Research (2011); "Causes of and solutions to inter-generational crime:" - The final report of a study of the children of prisoners
6. Network Research (2009); "Invisible Children" - First year report: A study of the children of prisoners
7. Gordon, E 2009 (2009); Evaluation of New Beginnings Programme, Stage 3
8. Gordon, E (2006); Evaluation of the New Beginnings Programme, Stage 2
9. Gordon, E (2005); Evaluation of the New Beginnings Programme, Stage 1
10. Department of Corrections (2005); Reintegrative Support Services
11. Pilot Programme Evaluation of Programme Outcomes
12. Department of Corrections (2002); Evaluation of Reintegrative Support Services Pilot Programmes
13. PriceWaterhouseCoopers (1998); Appraisal, Organisation Review and SWOT Analysis
14. MacGibbon, L (1997); Pillars an Evaluation
15. MacGibbon, L (1996); Living in the Worst of Both Worlds
16. Crime Prevention Unit (1999); The Mentoring for Children / Youth at
Risk Demonstration Project: Final Evaluation Report
17. MacGibbon, L (1992); Evaluation of Pillars
18. Stephens, M (1990); Evaluation on Pillars Incorporated
As part of our assessment and to track changes across our client base we use the following tools:
Key findings from the report Reintegrative Support Services Pilot Programme Evaluation of Programme Outcomes (July 2005)