Designing and Managing Programs: An Effectiveness-Based Approach / Edition 2

Designing and Managing Programs: An Effectiveness-Based Approach / Edition 2

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

The Second Edition of Designing and Managing Programs takes the reader through the process of setting up and administering any kind of welfare initiative. Several sections have been enhanced with more targeted examples and illustrations, and the book incorporates budgeting systems.See more details below

Overview

The Second Edition of Designing and Managing Programs takes the reader through the process of setting up and administering any kind of welfare initiative. Several sections have been enhanced with more targeted examples and illustrations, and the book incorporates budgeting systems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761915492
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/28/1999
Series:
SAGE Sourcebooks for the Human Services Series, #11
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.68(w) x 8.52(h) x 0.68(d)

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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