Frequently Asked Questions

What does the USF Logic Model Team Do?

The USF Logic Model Team helps communitites describe their expectations for system change using a method of measurement known as a theory of change.

What is a Theory of Change?

A Theory of Change is beliefs that systems, planners, builders, and implementers have about:

  • What children with serious emotional/behavioral challenges and their families need from services/supports in order to thrive in their communities, and
  • What local strategies will enable these services/supports to become available and meet those needs.

What is a Logic Model?

A Logic Model is a tool to describe a theory of change.

What kind of technical assistance does the USF Logic Model Team provide?

Visit the technical assistance page to view details of services proved by the USF Logic Model Team.

Who can I contact for additional information?

USF Project Coordinator for the National Evaluation:

Sandra Dwinell
Department of Child and Family Studies
Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute
USF College of Behavioral and Community Sciences
13301 Bruce B. Downs Blvd., MHC2324
Tampa, FL 33612-3807