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This policy brief discusses the methodology for assessing the impact of the lifestory approach on preventing and countering violent extremism. It recommends a mixed-methods approach of qualitative and quantitative elements including interviews, ethnographic observations, questionnaires, and project activities reception. Using these methods to explore the impact of the lifestories on violent extremists, directly affected individuals, and practitioners will provide valuable insight into the effectiveness of the approach in reducing extremist views and preventing radicalization.
This brief is an abridged version of the full report, which can be found at https://hcss.nl/report/measuring-impact-lifestory-approach-preventing-and-countering-violent-extremism.