ISBN-10:
0190615435
ISBN-13:
9780190615437
Pub. Date:
09/01/2013
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Social Work Evaluation, Second Edition: Enhancing What We Do / Edition 2

Social Work Evaluation, Second Edition: Enhancing What We Do / Edition 2

by James R. Dudley

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Social Work Evaluation, Second Edition: Enhancing What We Do / Edition 2

Accountability to stakeholders is essential for program funding and policy development. It is increasingly the responsibility of all professionals to provide evidence supporting the relevance and effectiveness of their programs and individual practices. Social Work Evaluation is a straightforward guide to conducting evaluations during the planning, implementation, and outcome stages of programs and practices. Dudley has developed a seven step process for evaluations using qualitative, quantitative, and mixed research methods. This comprehensive book offers students the knowledge and skills to play a more accountable role in the future of their profession.

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ISBN-13: 9780190615437
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 09/01/2013
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 366
Sales rank: 121,879
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

James R. Dudley (MSW, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; PhD, Bryn Mawr College) is professor emeritus at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte Department of Social Work, where he served as chair for seven years. Dudley has conducted many program and practice evaluations that have widely varied in topic, purpose, and methodology. He has published multiple articles and books on research and evaluation over the course of his career.

Table of Contents

CSWE's Core Competencies Practice Behavior Covered in This Book
Preface
Part I: Introduction
1 Evaluation and Social Work: Making the Connection
Part II: Orientation to the Bigger Picture of Evaluations
2 The Context for an Evaluation
3 The Role of Ethics in Evaluations
4 Common Types of Evaluations
5 Focusing an Evaluation
Part III: The Planning or Input Stage
6 Needs Assessments
7 Crafting Goals and Objectives
Part IV: The Implementation Stage
8 Improving How Programs and Practice Work
Part V: The Outcome Stage
9 Is the Intervention Effective?
Part VI: Final Steps in Completing an Evaluation
10 Analyzing Evaluation Data
11 Preparing and Disseminating a Report of Findings
Part VII: Consuming Evaluation Reports
12 Becoming Critical Consumers of Evaluations
Appendixes
Index

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