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Practical program evaluation

examples from child abuse prevention

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Published by Sage Publications in Newbury Park, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Abused children -- Services for -- Evaluation.,
  • Child abuse -- Prevention -- Evaluation.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-282).

    StatementJeanne Pietrzak ... [et al.].
    SeriesSage sourcebooks for the human services series ;, 9, Sage sourcebooks for the human services series ;, v. 9.
    ContributionsPietrzak, Jeanne.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV713 .P73 1990
    The Physical Object
    Pagination284 p. :
    Number of Pages284
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2191928M
    ISBN 100803934955, 0803934963
    LC Control Number89010688

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    Book Description. Practical Program Evaluation for Criminal Justice shows readers how to apply the principles of fiscal responsibility, accountability, and evidence-based practice to criminal justice reform plans. Unlike other policy-based texts, which tend to focus more on implementation than assessment, this book provides applicable, step-by-step instruction on determining an . Chen shows how to blend formative and summative evaluation, process and outcome evaluation, theory and action, and much more.” —R. Burke Johnson, University of South Alabama “Dr. Chen’s latest effort offers evaluators a thoughtful expansion on the topics addressed in Practical Program Evaluation () in terms of program theory, logic Author: Huey T. Chen.

    Practical Program Evaluation: Assessing and Improving Planning, Implementation, and Effectiveness is an excellent first step toward a much-needed program evaluation taxonomy — one that is particularly useful for those new to evaluation, as well as for seasoned evalua-tors who would like to encourage understanding of the evaluation process. In its broadest meaning, to evaluate means to ascertain the worth of or to fix a value on some object. In this book, we use evaluation in a more restricted sense, as program evaluation or interchangeably as evaluation research, defined as a social science activity directed at collecting, analyzing, interpreting, and communicating information about theFile Size: KB.


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