Program Evaluation for Social Workers: Foundations of Evidence-Based Programs

Program Evaluation for Social Workers: Foundations of Evidence-Based Programs

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ISBN-13: 9780190064761
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 12/27/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 464
File size: 11 MB
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About the Author

Richard M. Grinnell, Jr. is Professor and Clair and Clarice Platt Jones/Helen Frays Endowed Chair of Social Work Research in the School of Social Work at Western Michigan University. Peter A. Gabor is a Professor in the Faculty of Social Work at the University of Calgary. Yvonne A. Unrau is Professor in the School of Social Work at Western Michigan University.

Table of Contents

Preface Part I: Toward Accountability Chapter 1. Introduction Chapter 2. Approaches and Types of Evaluations Chapter 3. The Evaluation Process Part II: Evaluation Standards, Ethics, and Culture Chapter 4. Evaluation Standards Chapter 5. Evaluation Ethics Chapter 6. The Culturally Competent Evaluator Part III: The Social Work Program Chapter 7. Designing a Program Chapter 8. Theory of Change and Program Logic Models Chapter 9. Evidence-Based Programs Part IV: Doing Evaluations Chapter 10. Preparing for an Evaluation Chapter 11. Needs Assessments Chapter 12. Process Evaluations Chapter 13. Outcome Evaluations Chapter 14. Efficiency Evaluations Part V: Gathering Credible Evidence Chapter 15. Measuring Program Outcomes Chapter 16. Using Common Evaluation Designs Chapter 17. Collecting Data and Selecting a Sample Chapter 18. Training and Supervising Data Collectors Part VI: Making Decisions with Data Chapter 19. Using Data-Information Systems Chapter 20. Making Decisions Chapter 21. Effective Communication and Reporting Glossary References Credits Index

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