Designing and Managing Programs: An Effectiveness-Based Approach / Edition 4

Designing and Managing Programs: An Effectiveness-Based Approach / Edition 4

ISBN-10:
1412995167
ISBN-13:
9781412995160
Pub. Date:
02/28/2012
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
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Designing and Managing Programs: An Effectiveness-Based Approach / Edition 4

Designing and Managing Programs: An Effectiveness-Based Approach, Fourth Edition, by Peter M. Kettner is an updated version of THE classic book on program planning, design, and implementation. Students will learn to track one phase of the program planning process to the next, resulting in a solid understanding of the issues of internal consistency and planning integrity.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781412995160
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 02/28/2012
Series: SAGE Sourcebooks for the Human Services Series
Edition description: Fourth Edition
Pages: 344
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures
Preface
Part I. Assessing Current Practices
1. Contemporary Issues in Social Service Program Planning and Administration
Part II. Problem Analysis/Needs Assessment
2. The Contribution of Theory to Program Planning
3. Understanding Social Problems
4. Needs Assessment: Theoretical Considerations
5. Needs Assessment: Approaches to Measurement
Part III. Planning, Designing, and Tracking the Intervention
6. Selecting the Appropriate Intervention Strategy
7. Setting Goals and Objectives
8. Designing Effective Programs
9. Using Management Information
Part IV. Calculating the Value and Cost of the Intervention
10. Performance Measurement, Monitoring, and Program Evaluation
11. Impact Program Evaluation and Hypothesis Testing
12. Budgeting for Financial Control, Management, and Planning
13. Developing Line-Item, Functional, and Program Budgeting Systems
Afterword: Implementing Effectiveness-Based Program Planning: Practical Implications
Author Index
Subject Index
About the Authors

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