4 edition of Evaluating social work services and programs found in the catalog.
Evaluating social work services and programs
Robert W. Weinbach
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Robert W. Weinbach.|
|LC Classifications||HV40 .W39 2005|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 258 p. :|
|Number of Pages||258|
|LC Control Number||2004044726|
In Ron Haskin's new book, Show Me the Evidence, he argues that the last six years have seen the most impressive expansion of evidence-based policy in the history of federal social programs and. A process evaluation, which details how the intervention was implemented in practice, could help identify such information. A process evaluation of a successful mentoring program might find that the key ingredients of the program’s success were the social incentives tied to peer accountability.
In its broadest meaning, to evaluate means to ascertain the worth of or to fix a value on some object. In this book, we use evaluation in a more restricted sense, as program evaluation or interchangeably as evaluation research, defined as a social science activity directed at collecting, analyzing, interpreting, and communicating information about the. social welfare policy and services, research, social work practice, and; field education. This last requirement, field education, is the most distinguishing feature of an advanced social work degree. All MSW students are required to apply their academic training within a .
Social work practice is built upon the linkage between the objectives and goals of clients, programs, and agencies, and the evaluation process is critical for making sure those links are strong. Building on its earlier editions with seven new chapters and complete revisions of the others, as well as a strong online companion website presence, this text is more relevant and 5/5(1). 1 Beulah Joseph, Arlene Walker, and Matthew Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, "Evaluating the Effectiveness of Employee Assistance Programs: A Systematic Review," European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, ; Jodi Jacobson Frey, John Pompe, David Sharar, Rachel Imboden, and Lauren Bloom, "Experiences of Internal and Hybrid Employee Assistance Program .
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Evaluating Social Work Services and Programs uses a practical, reader-friendly approach to de-mystify evaluation research, clarifying evaluation's relationship to social work practice and providing the knowledge necessary to conduct it. Highlights: Well organized with excellent flow from chapter to chapter, Evaluating Social Work Services and Programs does not read like a research methods by: "Program Evaluation" uses a practical, reader-friendly approach to de-mystify evaluation research, clarifying evaluation's relationship to social work practice and providing the knowledge necessary to conduct it.
This book assumes some familiarity with traditional research methods and basic statistics or are currently studying them.3/5(3). Program Evaluation uses a practical, reader-friendly approach to de-mystify evaluation research, clarifying evaluation's relationship to social work practice and providing the knowledge necessary to conduct it.
This book assumes some familiarity with traditional research methods and basic statistics or are currently studying them. It contains all necessary definitions and.
Evaluating Social Work Services and Programs by Robert W. Weinbach and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Evaluation provides the information necessary to examine how well a program or initiative is being implemented and determine whether that program is achieving desired results.
Periodic and well-designed evaluations of child welfare programs and practices are critical to helping inform and improve program design, implementation, collaboration.
McFarland maintains a private geriatric care management practice, Senior Management Services, which she co-founded in She has experience in adult day care, home health care, and dementia care.
She has published in the Journal of Gerontological Social Work, Evaluating social work services and programs book of Social Work Education, and American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. A PARTICIPATORY MODEL FOR EVALUATING SOCIAL PROGRAMS There is little dispute that social programs should be evaluated.
There is less agreement about how to evaluate them.1 Any evaluation involves many challenges. First, programs often involve multiple stakeholder groups, which can range from policy makers to direct service recipients.
Evaluation of Social Work Practice with Hispanic Children and Families. Example of a practice evaluation. A practice evaluation is a review and evaluation of individual practice within program and how the practice affects the person or recipient of services.
As standards of social work practice and the increased recognition of the field of social work in the mental health profession continue to gain prominence, social work professionals are becoming more in touch with evidence-based practice. This online survey of social work professionals are evaluating their practice in many ways.
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Author: Robert W. Weinbach ISBN: UOM In social services, evaluation is usually undertaken to find out whether a program or service was delivered the way it was planned, and to examine its effects on program participants.
This page will give you the basics about evaluating programs and services, from developing evaluation questions to interpreting data. Why Evaluate. In short, social work professionals engage in evaluation of practice as an accountability issue. We are accountable to clients, programs, funders, policy decision-makers, and the profession to ensure that we are delivering the best possible services, that the services we deliver achieve the promised benefits, and that the.
"Evaluating Social Work Services and Programs uses a practical, reader-friendly approach to de-mystify evaluation research, clarifying evaluation's relationship to social work practice and providing the knowledge necessary to conduct it."--Jacket. He is also co-author of Research Methods for Social Workers (six editions), Statistics for Social Workers (7 editions),and Applying Social Work Research Knowledge, and is the author of Evaluating Social Work Services and Programs, all books published by Allyn & Bacon, and over 75 other publications.
Unlike other textbooks on the market, Program Evaluation for Social Workers presents both program-level evaluation and case-level evaluation methods; assuming that neither of these two distinct approaches alone adequately reflects the realities of the field, the book demonstrates how they can instead complement each other.
This integration of Reviews: Part I. Monitoring and Evaluating Social Programs: A Guide for Policymakers, Planners, and Managers link 1. Evaluating Social Programs in Developing Countries link The Current Status of Monitoring and Evaluation in Developing Countries link The Current Status of Social Program Evaluation link A Monitoring and Evaluation Framework for Developing.
Well organized with excellent flow from chapter to chapter, Program Evaluation does not read like a research methods book, making it a text students will want to read and learn from. Contains two chapters describing the history of evaluation and the forces that produced it as well as traditional methods for evaluating programs and services (Chs.
2 & 3). Evaluation and Social Work Practice. offers a comprehensive treatment of the central issues confronting evaluation in social work that links theory and method to practical applications.
Evaluation is an integral part of social work and social care provision, for both practice and service delivery. Monitoring & Evaluation Monitoring is the periodic oversight of the implementation of an activity which seeks to establish the extent to which input deliveries, work schedules, other required actions and targeted outputs are proceeding according to plan, so that timely action can be taken to correct deficiencies detected.level of social work education and experience, the settings in which they practice, and the social work roles or tasks that they perform.
Items were structured to explore the four research questions regarding the practitioners’ use of evaluation. These areas are engagement in practice evaluation, types of activities being performed, sources of. Over the course of 20 years and eight editions, the goals of the book have remained the same: to prepare students to participate in evaluative activities within their organizations, become beginning critical producers and consumers of the professional evaluative literature, and reap the benefits of more advanced evaluation courses and texts.
The authors .