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NCJ Number: 36999 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: LINCOLN COUNTY (NE) - ADOLESCENT GROUP HOMES - FINAL REPORT
Author(s): G W BARGER; A M HUTCHERSON
Corporate Author: Human Resources Associates
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 58
Sponsoring Agency: Human Resources Associates
Omaha, NE 68104
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 73-DF-07-0002
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Program/Project Evaluation
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: FINAL REPORT ON A PROJECT TO EXPAND PLACEMENT RESOURCES FOR ADJUDICATED YOUTH IN DOUGLAS COUNTY (NE) BY ESTABLISHING TWO GROUP HOMES IN OMAHA.
Abstract: THE PROJECT WAS ORIGINALLY INTENDED PRIMARILY AS A TEST OF THE TRANSFERABILITY OF THE ACHIEVEMENT PLACE (AP) MODEL FROM ITS ORIGINAL ENVIRONMENT TO THE OMAHA COMMUNITY. THIS OBJECTIVE WAS SCRAPPED DUE TO LACK OF STAFF TRAINING AND COMMITMENT. THE REPORT DISCUSSES DIFFICULTIES ENCOUNTERED IN EVALUATING THE SECONDARY PROVISION OF SERVICES OBJECTIVE INCLUDING LACK OF BASELINE DATA AND INEFFECTIVE MANAGEMENT. RECOMMENDATIONS COVERING PLANNING, STAFF SELECTION AND TRAINING, COOPERATION WITH CITY AND COUNTY AGENCIES, PROVISIONS FOR EXTERNAL EVALUATION, DEVELOPMENT OF A RECORD KEEPING SYSTEM, AND CONSIDERATION OF LESS EXPENSIVE ALTERNATIVES TO GROUP HOMES ARE PRESENTED.
Index Term(s): Juvenile group houses; Nebraska; Program evaluation
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