Creating Small Scale Social Programs: Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation
Built around a single case study, Creating Small Scale Social Programs clearly illustrates how to effectively plan, implement, and evaluate a small scale social program. Each step in the planning process is introduced and described in a way that allows the reader to participate in the evolution of the program vicariously. Useful charts, time lines, and resource lists are included and can be easily referenced and utilized. This book's emphasis on planning is important, not only because it is a much-used and generally under-taught skill, but because successful planning is the process that can turn the dreams of a community into concrete reality. This book is geared toward designing programs to meet specific social needs and organizing the relevant community and human resources to implement them. The programs are specific, detailed, and activity oriented - but are designed to support long-range goals, which may be handed down by a parent organization or the community in general. Filling the void of literature on designing programs, Creating Small Scale Social Programs is ideal for professionals and students in a variety of fields - social work, human services, clinical/counseling psychology, drugs and alcohol, psychology, nursing, and management - who are faced with the task of planning, designing, and evaluating a program.
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Assembling the Tools
Meet the Planners From LIFT HOUSE Let Infants
Describing the Full Dimensions of
The Program Design Process
Translating Goals Into Small Systematic
The Program in Action
Closing One Program Loop
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