Designing and Managing Programs: An Effectiveness-Based Approach

Designing and Managing Programs: An Effectiveness-Based Approach

by Peter M. Kettner, Robert M. Moroney, Lawrence L. Martin
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0803932618

ISBN-13: 9780803932616

Pub. Date: 06/01/1990

Publisher: SAGE Publications

How can you design effective social programs and ensure that those programs address the needs of those they serve? This second edition of Designing and Managing Programs offers the answers to these questions and provides instructions for designing, implementing, managing, and assessing social programs. After tackling the problem of identifying the need for

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How can you design effective social programs and ensure that those programs address the needs of those they serve? This second edition of Designing and Managing Programs offers the answers to these questions and provides instructions for designing, implementing, managing, and assessing social programs. After tackling the problem of identifying the need for specific social programs, the authors discuss program design, goal-setting, budget development and management, administration, and program evaluation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803932616
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
06/01/1990
Series:
SAGE Sourcebooks for the Human Services Series, #11
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
216

Table of Contents

Preface
PART ONE: ASSESSING CURRENT PRACTICES
Contemporary Issues in Social Service Program Planning and Administration
PART TWO: PROBLEM ANALYSIS/NEEDS ASSESSMENT
Understanding Social Problems
Needs Assessment
Theoretical Considerations
Needs Assessment
Approaches to Measurement
PART THREE: PLANNING, DESIGNING, AND TRACKING THE INTERVENTION
Selecting the Appropriate Intervention Strategy
Setting Goals and Objectives
Designing Effective Programs
Building a Management Information System
PART FOUR: CALCULATING THE COSTS AND VALUE OF THE INTERVENTION
Line-Item, Functional and Program Budgeting Systems
Budgeting for Control, Management, and Planning
Performance Measurement, Monitoring and Program Evaluation

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