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Program Evaluation for Social Workers: Foundations of Evidence-Based Programs (6th edition)

ISBN : 9780199859054

Price(incl.tax): 
¥14,630
Author: 
Richard M. Grinnell, Jr.; Peter A. Gabor; Yvonne A. Unrau
Pages
432 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
179 x 253 mm
Pub date
Mar 2012
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Now in its sixth edition, this popular student-friendly introduction to program evaluation provides social workers with a sound conceptual understanding of how to use basic evaluation techniques in the evaluation of their cases (case-level) and programs (program-level). Eminently approachable, straightforward, and practical, this edition includes the fundamental tools that are needed in order for social workers to fully appreciate and understand how case- and program-level evaluations will help them to increase their effectiveness as contemporary data-driven practitioners.

Index: 

Preface for Students
Preface for Instructors
Part I: Preparing for Evaluations
1. Towards Accountability
2. The Evaluation Process
3. The Program
4. Ethics
5. Cultural Competence
Part II: Doing Evaluations
6. Needs Assessments
7. Process Evaluations
8. Outcome Evaluations
9. Efficiency Evaluations
Part III: Evaluation Toolkit
10. Evaluation Designs
11. Measurement
12. Measuring Instruments
13. Data Sources, Sampling, and Data Collection
Part IV: Making Decisions with Data
14. Data Information Systems
15. Making Decisions
Glossary
References
Credits
Index

About the author: 

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

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