2 edition of evaluation of social programs found in the catalog.
evaluation of social programs
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Today's evaluators are being challenged to help design and evaluate social programs intended to prevent and ameliorate complex social problems in a variety of settings, including schools, communities, and not-for-profit and for-profit organizations. Evaluating Social Programs and Problems presents diverse, cutting-edge perspectives articulated by prominent evaluators and evaluation theorists. evaluation. Not for pilot projects. Impact assessments always build on earlier forms of evaluation; experimental design with comparison and control groups: “data‐driven” or “evidence‐ based” & randomized program designs. • Units of Analysis: “targets” (families, children, arrests).
Evaluation research (Social action programs) Developing Intended Audience link Scope of the Book link Acronyms and Abbreviations link Part I. Monitoring and Evaluating Social Programs: A Guide for Policymakers, Planners, and Managers link 1. Evaluating Social Programs in Developing Countries link. is the work of program evaluation. (Note that throughout this book we use the terms evalua-tion, program evaluation, and evaluation research interchangeably.) Although this text emphasizes evaluation of social programs, evaluation research is not restricted to that arena. The broad scope of program evaluation can be seen in the evaluations of.
Effective program evaluation is a systematic way to improve and account for public health actions by involving procedures that are useful, feasible, ethical, and accurate. The Framework for Evaluation in Public Health  guides public health professionals in their use of program evaluation. It is a practical, nonprescriptive tool, designed to. Now in its sixth edition, this popular student-friendly introduction to program evaluation provides social workers with a sound conceptual understanding of how to use basic evaluation techniques in the evaluation of their cases (case-level) and programs (program-level).Eminently approachable, straightforward, and practical, this edition includes the fundamental tools that are needed in order.
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Evaluating Social Programs and Problems is a valuable resource and should be considered required reading for practicing evaluators, evaluators-in-training, scholars and teachers of evaluation and research methods, and other professionals interested in improving social problem-solving efforts in the new : $ Why and when rigorous social impact evaluation is needed; Common pitfalls of evaluation designs and why randomization helps.
Key components of a well-designed randomized evaluation. Alternative techniques for incorporating randomization into project design. How to measure outcomes, manage data and determine the appropriate sample size. Program Evaluation uses a practical, reader-friendly approach to de-mystify evaluation research, clarifying evaluation's relationship to social work practice and providing the knowledge necessary to conduct it.
This book assumes some familiarity with traditional research methods and basic statistics or are currently studying them. It contains all necessary definitions and brief explanations Cited by: Evaluating Social Programs in offered annually by several J-PAL offices, usually in June, July or August.
We also offer a free online version of the course, J-PAL x: Evaluating Social Programs, and a longer online course, J-PAL x: Designing and Running Randomized Evaluations. Program Evaluation for Social Workers Foundations of Evidence-Based Programs.
Eighth edition. Richard M. Grinnell, Peter A. Gabor, and Yvonne A. Unrau. Discusses the application of evaluation methods in real-life social service programs rather than in artificial settings. Unlike other textbooks on the market, Program Evaluation for Social Workers presents both program-level evaluation and case-level evaluation methods; assuming that neither of these two distinct approaches alone adequately reflects the realities of the field, the book demonstrates how they can instead complement each other.
This integration of Reviews: A PARTICIPATORY MODEL FOR EVALUATING SOCIAL PROGRAMS There is little dispute that social programs should be evaluated. There is less agreement about how to evaluate them.1 Any evaluation involves many challenges.
First, programs often involve multiple stakeholder groups, which can range from policy makers to direct service recipients.
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 the workings and effectiveness of social programs.
Evaluations are conducted for a. This article is concerned with the role of quantitative and consequentialist considerations in the evaluation of policies within departments of government. It concentrates on the difficulties of within-department consequentialist policy evaluation itself, in the realistic case in which it is subsumed in a pluralist method of evaluation.
It is possible to do health policy without a measure of. J-PAL offers an interactive online version of its in-person Executive Education course. This is a self-paced course that covers the same material as the conventional on-site version and is hosted on MIT’s edX platform.
It takes approximately four weeks to complete and a certificate is awarded upon completion of the course. This course is available to everyone free of cost. Social Psychology and Evaluation brings together leading scholars to identify issues of shared interest and to reintegrate these areas empirically and conceptually.
Bridging theory and practice, intervention and evaluation, and social psychology and social policy, the book is well written and accessible to a broad s: 1. The Evaluation of Social Programs [Abt, C.
C.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Evaluation of Social ProgramsCited by: " The updated version of this extraordinary book comes at critical time—the culture and interest in evaluation is growing and needs to be supported with good technical work.
Impact Evaluation in Practice is an essential resource for evaluators, social programs, ministries, and others committed to making decisions using good evidence. Disability Evaluation Under Social Security has been specially prepared to provide physicians and other health professionals with an understanding of the disability programs administered by the Social Security Administration.
It explains how each program works, and the kinds of information a health. Evaluation: A Systematic Approach, by Peter H. Rossi, Mark W. Lipsey, and Gary T. Henry, is the best-selling comprehensive introduction to the field of program evaluation, covering the range of evaluation research activities used in appraising the design, implementation, effectiveness, and efficiency of social programs.
Evaluation domains are. The program evaluation standards: How to assess evaluations of educational programs. 2nd ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications,  CDC’s Prevention Research Centers (PRC) program is an additional resource.
The PRC program is a national network of 24 academic research centers committed to prevention research and the ability to. In Ron Haskin's new book, Show Me the Evidence, he argues that the last six years have seen the most impressive expansion of evidence-based policy in the history of federal social programs and.
Programs shown to meet almost all elements of the Top Tier standard, and which only need one additional step to qualify.
This category primarily includes programs that meet all elements of the Top Tier standard in a single study site, but need a replication RCT to confirm the initial findings and establish that they generalize to other sites. Issues arising in designing non-experimental evaluations of social programs Readings: Moffitt, R.
(), "Program Evaluation with Nonexperimental Data," Evaluation Review, Vol. 15, No. 3, JuneHeckman, J. and R. Robb (), "Alternative Methods for Evaluating the Impact of. Evaluating Social Programs and Problems is a valuable resource and should be considered required reading for practicing evaluators, evaluators-in-training, scholars and teachers of evaluation and research methods, and other professionals interested in improving social problem-solving efforts in.
Program Evaluation for Social Workers: Foundations of Evidence-Based Programs (8th ed.) by Richard M. Grinnell. Over the course of 20 years and eight editions, the goals of the book have remained the same: to prepare students to participate in evaluative activities within their organizations, become beginning critical producers and consumers of.In SOWK Evaluation of Social Work Practice with Hispanic Children and Families, you will examine theories about and methods for assessing program success with your clients.
Course Description While evaluation is a valuable tool in gauging client progress and needs, funding sources and other stakeholders also want evidence that social.Unlike other textbooks on the market, Program Evaluation for Social Workers presents both program-level evaluation and case-level evaluation methods; assuming that neither of these two distinct approaches alone adequately reflects the realities of the field, the book demonstrates how they caninstead complement each other.