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  NCJ Number: NCJ 228962     Find in a Library
  Title: OVC Technical Assistance Guide: Guide to Conducting a Needs Assessment
  Document URL: HTML 
  Corporate Author: Office for Victims of Crime, Training and Technical Assistance Ctr (TTAC)
United States of America
  Date Published: 01/2010
  Page Count: 8
  Annotation: This guide is part of the Office for Victims of Crime's (OVC's) online series of technical assistance guides that serve as tools for victim service providers and allied professionals that need to conduct program evaluations or needs assessments.
  Abstract: This guide is intended to be used by program managers to conduct a comprehensive needs assessment of their community, its target populations, and the services available to the citizens. The guide, from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime, is part of a series of technical guides that provide assistance to victim service providers and other professionals in conducting outcome evaluations and needs assessments of their programs. The guide is organized around six key steps needed for conducting a successful assessment: 1) formulate needs assessment questions; 2) review existing data sources; 3) collect new data; 4) analyze data; 5) report findings; and 6) use the findings. In addition, the guide contains a resource section that includes references, glossary, and appendixes.
  Main Term(s): Needs assessment
  Index Term(s): Community action programs ; Community resources ; Police community relations ; Program evaluation ; Community relations ; Community involvement ; Community crime prevention programs ; Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)
  Sale Source: OVC Resource Ctr
P.O. Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America
  Type: Technical Assistance
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
  Note: For additional guides in this series, see NCJ-228961 and NCJ-228963-64.
   
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