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Evaluation of the Volunteer Doula Program at Brookings Health System
Communication Studies and Theatre Faculty Publications
  • Jenn Anderson, South Dakota State University
  • Rebecca A. Kuehl, South Dakota State University
Document Type
Report
Publication Date
1-1-2017
Abstract

The 12-month research project included interviews and focus groups with key stakeholders, as well as an evaluation of promotional materials. An interdisciplinary team of researchers from South Dakota State University (SDSU) partnered with OB and PR/Marketing staff at Brookings Health System (BHS) to evaluate the volunteer doula program. The team collaboratively recruited participants and developed interview questions for key stakeholders, including: OB nurses and doctors, volunteer doulas, expectant parents, and mothers. Promotional materials were also evaluated by a persuasion expert. Our findings are drawn from interviews with 15 BHS staff, 9 doulas,

Pages
12
Format
application/pdf
Language
en
Publisher
South Dakota State University
Comments

This was a research partnership between South Dakota State University & Brookings Health System.

Citation Information
Jenn Anderson and Rebecca A. Kuehl. "Evaluation of the Volunteer Doula Program at Brookings Health System" (2017)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/jenn-anderson/26/