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NCJRS Celebrates National Library Week April 12-18

National Library Week

Started in 1958, National Library Week is a nationwide observance celebrated by all types of libraries - including the NCJRS Virtual Library. NCJRS invites you to explore the breadth and scope of the NCJRS Virtual Library collection and services. With more than 220,000 collection documents and 60,000 online resources, including all known Office of Justice Programs works, it is one of the world’s largest criminal justice special collections.

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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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