Cover of: Program evaluation in the human services | R. O. Washington Read Online

Program evaluation in the human services by R. O. Washington

  • 61 Want to read
  • ·
  • 57 Currently reading

Published by University Press of America in Lanham, Md .
Written in English


  • Social service -- Evaluation.,
  • Social indicators.,
  • Social change.,
  • Evaluation research (Social action programs)

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementR. O. Washington.
LC ClassificationsHV41 .W36
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 267 p. :
Number of Pages267
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4094175M
ISBN 100819111058, 0819111066
LC Control Number80005479

Download Program evaluation in the human services


This book makes evaluation come alive with comprehensive examples of each different type of evaluation, such as a strengths-based needs assessment in a local community, a needs assessment for Child Health Plus programs, comprehensive program descriptions of HIV services and community services for the aged, a model for goals and objectives in. Services Program Evaluation - How to improve your accountability and program effectiveness, written by Thomas Barrett, Ph.D. and James Sorensen, Ph.D., both longtime friends of the WICHE Mental Health Program, and leaders in the area of Program Evaluation, and data driven decision support. I hope you find this book to be ofFile Size: 1MB. The gains over the past 18 years are impressive, but there are many obvious deficiencies, and we still lack sufficient evidence about the impact of evaluations on education and human services. There is a need to improve research, training, and financial support for program by: He is the author of ten books and over 60 articles and book chapters on various aspects of policy, planning, and program evaluation. He currently serves as a board member of the Rosalyn Carter Institute for Human Development. He does extensive consultation with numerous national, state, and local human service by:

Human Services - Program Evaluation. There are annual program assessment and reviews of learning outcomes assessment projects. The field placement coordinator conducts site visits each term to the agencies where students are placed for fieldwork. Provides a fundamental understanding of performance accountability and performance measurement in human service programs with comprehensive and up-to-date material Utilizes the systems model as a conceptual framework— a common conceptual framework in social work and the human services . services to constituents, e.g., clients, customers, patients, etc. Programs must be evaluated to decide if the programs are indeed useful to constituents. In a for-profit, a program is often a one-time effort to produce a new product or line of products.   The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Program Evaluation in Human Services by Michael J. Smith DSW at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or Pages:

Program Evaluation in Human Services Volume 16 of Springer Series on Social Work Springer Series Springer Social Work, Volume Author: Michael J. Smith: Publisher: Springer Publishing Company, ISBN: , Length: pages: Subjects. Program evaluation is one of ten essential public health services [8] and a critical organizational practice in public health. [9] Until recently, however, there has been little agreement among public health officials on the principles and procedures for conducting such studies. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Washington, R.O. (Robert O.). Program evaluation in the human services. Lanham, Md.: University Press of America, ©   As with the original edition of The Program Manager's Guide to Evaluation, this edition explains what program evaluation is, why evaluation is important, how to conduct an evaluation and understand the results, how to report evaluation findings, and how to use evaluation results to improve programs that benefit children and families.