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NCJ Number: 50280 Find in a Library
Title: PROJECT OUTREACH
Project Director: J P MUELLER
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 12
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 76-DF-99-0030
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: THIS FINAL REPORT GRANT REPORT FOR A ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, AID TO VICTIMS OF CRIME PROJECT DESCRIBES THE IMPROVED MANAGEMENT SYSTEM INSTITUTED. PROGRAM STATISTICS ARE INCLUDED.
Abstract: THE PROGRAM, PART OF PROJECT OUTREACH, BEGAN IN 1976. AT THAT TIME VICTIM INFORMATION WAS KEPT ON FILE CARDS. AN INCREASE IN THE NUMBER OF PERSONS SERVED AND THE INCREASING COMPLEXITY OF REQUIRED SERVICES MADE SUCH RECORDKEEPING INADEQUATE. THIS REPORT DESCRIBES COMPUTERIZATION OF VICTIM DATA AND DEVELOPMENT OF INFORMATION FORMS AND REFERRAL FORMS TO STANDARDIZE DATA GATHERED. VOLUNTEER APPLICATION FORMS WERE REDESIGNED TO IMPROVE THE SCREENING PROCESS AND TRAINING WAS IMPROVED. STAFF CONTROLS WERE ALSO INITIATED. CHARTS PRESENT MONTHLY PROGRAM STATISTICS. THE NARRATIVE SUMMARY DESCRIBESS CHANGES MADE. THE MAJOR PROBLEMS FACING THE PROGRAM ARE DEFINED AS THE RECRUITMENT OF QUALITY VOLUNTEERS AND SUFFICIENT FUNDS TO HANDLE MINOR COMPENSATION. (GLR)
Index Term(s): Computer aided operations; Data collections; Grants or contracts; Management; Management Information Systems; Missouri; Program evaluation; Statistics; Summaries; Victim program evaluation; Victim-witness programs; Volunteer programs; Volunteers
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