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Title: National Evaluation of the Safe Kids/Safe Streets Program: Final Report Volume III: Findings From the 2003 Stakeholder Survey
Author(s): Roberta Cronin ; Frances Gragg
Corporate Author: Westat
United States of America
Date Published: 12/2004
Page Count: 114
Sponsoring Agency: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
US Dept of Justice
United States of America
Grant Number: 97-MU-MU-005
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Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This final report describes the methodology and findings of the final Stakeholder Survey conducted in 2003 from a national evaluation of the Safe Kids/Safe Streets program, examining the planning and implementation at the SK/SS sites.
Abstract: Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs (OJP), the Safe Kids/Safe Streets (SK/SS) program which began in 1997 is designed to break the cycle of child abuse and neglect and the development of juvenile delinquency by funding community collaboratives. Five localities within five States implemented the SK/SS program: Alabama, Missouri, Ohio, Vermont, and Michigan. A four-volume final report describes the results of a national evaluation of SK/SS conducted by Westat. This report, volume III, describes the third in series of surveys designed to determine how collaboration members, or stakeholders feel about the SK/SS initiative and what role they have actually played in it. The survey was conducted in 2003 with previous surveys conducted in 1998 and 2001. The previous surveys focused on stakeholders’ views about and involvement in the planning process and in earlier stages of program implementation. Overall findings included: (1) in many respects, the 2003 respondents were similar to those from 2001; (2) stakeholders remain supportive of the four Federal strategies or elements that form the OJP framework for SK/SS; (3) about the same proportion of stakeholders in 2003, as in 2001 came from organizations that had received SK/SS funds (37 percent) and/or contributed staff to SK/SS activities (50 percent); and (4) there was no evidence that commitment to SK/SS had eroded during the late stages of implementation. Tables and appendixes A-C
Main Term(s): Child abuse prevention
Index Term(s): Juvenile delinquency factors ; Program evaluation ; Child abuse ; Juvenile dependency and neglect ; Program coordination ; Community involvement ; Federal programs ; Community crime prevention programs ; Program implementation ; Child abuse as delinquency factor ; Juvenile delinquency ; Child abuse as crime factor ; OJJDP grant-related documents
Note: For additional information see NCJ-210269-271 and NCJ-210273-280.
   
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