skip navigation

PUBLICATIONS

Register for Latest Research

Stay Informed
Register with NCJRS to receive NCJRS's biweekly e-newsletter JUSTINFO and additional periodic emails from NCJRS and the NCJRS federal sponsors that highlight the latest research published or sponsored by the Office of Justice Programs.

NCJRS Abstract

The document referenced below is part of the NCJRS Virtual Library collection. To conduct further searches of the collection, visit the Virtual Library. See the Obtain Documents page for direction on how to access resources online, via mail, through interlibrary loans, or in a local library.

 

NCJ Number: 156624 Find in a Library
Title: Standardized Program Evaluation for Victim Services
Author(s): D Boyer; D N Fine; R J Hunner
Corporate Author: Northwest Resource Associates
United States of America
Date Published: 1992
Page Count: 21
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Northwest Resource Associates
Seattle, WA 98101
Washington State Institute for Public Policy
Olympia, WA 98504-0999
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America

NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America

Washington State Institute for Public Policy
110 Fifth Avenue Southeast
Suite 214
P.O. Box 40999
Olympia, WA 98504-0999
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report presents the findings from a project that developed a standardized program evaluation model for three categories of sexual abuse victim services: prevention programs, crisis counseling/advocacy, and mental health treatment.
Abstract: The model is program-based and generates data for agency documentation in the following areas: accountability, program description, and expected program effects/impacts. The goals include the development of standardized program evaluation elements for victim programs statewide, the standardization of information collected on client intake and exit assessments as well as aggregate program data collection forms, and the formalization of the definitions of variables used in these assessment and data collection forms. The project also standardized measurement procedures and facilitated consensus among all appropriate contracting agencies and sexual abuse victims service providers regarding the use of the evaluation design. Recommendations focus on evaluation options, the benefits of the revised evaluation approach, and the legal implications of recommendations. Products of this study are a standardized format for statistical summaries, standardized components for the evaluation format, and research questions. Appended standardized format for statistical summaries of victims' services (form) and intake information for victims of sexual assault
Main Term(s): Victim services
Index Term(s): Program design; Program evaluation; Sexual assault victims
To cite this abstract, use the following link:
http://www.ncjrs.gov/App/publications/abstract.aspx?ID=156624

*A link to the full-text document is provided whenever possible. For documents not available online, a link to the publisher's website is provided. Tell us how you use the NCJRS Library and Abstracts Database - send us your feedback.