Designing and Managing Programs An Effectiveness-Based Approach

ISBN-10: 0761915494
ISBN-13: 9780761915492
Edition: 2nd 1999 (Revised)
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Description: Enhanced in this second edition, the authors lead the reader through the process of setting up and administering any type of welfare initiative in an efficient and effective manner.

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Book details

List price: $68.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/8/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Enhanced in this second edition, the authors lead the reader through the process of setting up and administering any type of welfare initiative in an efficient and effective manner.

Peter M. Kettner is Professor Emeritus at the Arizona State University School of Social Work. He is the author of six books, 50 articles, monographs, and book chapters on the topics of purchase-of-service contracting, privatization, macro practice in social work, human services planning, and social work administration. Over his 30 year career in academia he served as a consultant to five different state human service agencies and dozens of local nonprofit agencies on their purchase of service contracting practices and in the design and implementation of effectiveness-based planning systems. In retirement he has continued his writing and consultation with local government and nonprofit agencies.

Robert M. Moroney is Professor of Social Policy and Planning at the School of Social Work at Arizona State University. He is the author of ten books and over 60 articles and book chapters on various aspects of policy, planning, and program evaluation. He currently serves as a board member of the Rosalyn Carter Institute for Human Development. He does extensive consultation with numerous national, state, and local human service organizations.

Preface
Assessing Current Practices
Contemporary Issues in Social Service Program Planning and Administration
Problem Analysis/Needs Assessment
Understanding Social Problems
Needs Assessment
Theoretical Considerations
Needs Assessment
Approaches to Measurement
Planning, Designing, and Tracking the Intervention
Selecting the Appropriate Intervention Strategy
Setting Goals and Objectives
Designing Effective Programs
Building a Management Information System
Calculating the Costs and Value of the Intervention
Line-Item, Functional and Program Budgeting Systems
Budgeting for Control, Management, and Planning
Performance Measurement, Monitoring and Program Evaluation

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