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NCJ Number: 36382 Find in a Library
Title: RESIDENTIAL INMATE AFTERCARE - THE STATE OF THE ART SINGLE HALFWAY HOUSE EVALUATION MODEL - NATIONAL EVALUATION PROGRAM - PHASE 1
Author(s): E W CARLSON; H H BOWMAN; J J GRANDFIELD; N J BERAN
Corporate Author: Ohio State University
Program for the Study of Crime and Delinquency
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 33
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Ohio State University
Columbus, OH 43212
US Dept of Justice

US Dept of Justice NIJ Pub
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 76-NI-99-0015
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Best Practice/State-of-the-Art Review
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS REPORT IS DESIGNED TO PROVIDE STAFF OR RESIDENTIAL INMATE AFTERCARE PROGRAMS WITH EVALUATIVE STRATEGIES AND PROCEDURES FOR ASSESSING THE EFFORTS, EFFECT, AND EFFICIENCY OF THEIR PROGRAMS.
Abstract: STRATEGIES FOCUS UPON OVERALL GOALS, SUB-GOALS, AND INTERMEDIATE OBJECTIVES OF HALFWAY HOUSE PROGRAMS AS WELL AS THE ASSUMPTIONS LINKING THE FRAMEWORK TOGETHER. IT IS EMPHASIZED THAT THE RESULTS OF EVALUATION EFFORTS ARE ONLY VALUABLE WHEN THEY ARE UTILIZED IN MAKING DECISIONS ABOUT THE FUTURE PROGRAM OR POLICY OF THE HALFWAY HOUSE. APPENDED MATERIALS INCLUDE A CHECKLIST FOR RESIDENT NEEDS ASSESSMENT, A SAMPLE FORM FOR SUBJECTIVE ASSESSMENT OF RESIDENT PROGRESS, AN OUTLINE OF RESIDENT BACKGROUND VARIABLES, AND A DISCUSSION OF THE USE OF 'RELATIVE ADJUSTMENT' AS A MEASURE OF OFFENDER OUTCOME. FOR RELATED PHASE ONE REPORTS, SEE NCJ-36379-81 AND 83-84 (AUTHOR ABSTRACT)
Index Term(s): Community-based corrections (adult); Evaluation techniques; Halfway houses; Models; National Evaluation Program
Note: NATIONAL EVALUATION PROGRAM
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