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NCJ Number: 51321 Find in a Library
Title: PROGRAM MONITORING
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Arthur D Little, Inc
United States of America
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 27
Sponsoring Agency: Arthur D Little, Inc
Washington, DC 20006
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Contract Number: J-LEAA-013-77
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: PROGRAM OBJECTIVES, METHODS, ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT, AND STAFF ARE DISCUSSED IN TERMS OF ASSESSING A COMMUNITY-BASED PROGRAMS'S EFFICIENCY, EFFECTIVENESS, ACCEPTABILITY TO CLIENTS, AND ADEQUACY FOR THE NEED.
Abstract: THE MONITORING GUIDE IS DESIGNED TO HELP STAFF ORGANIZE AND OPERATE A COMMUNITY-BASED PROGRAM IN AN EFFECTIVE MANNER THAT PERMITS VALID ASSESSMENT OF ACHIEVEMENTS. THE MONITORING GUIDE IS DIVIDED INTO FOUR SECTIONS: PROGRAM OBJECTIVES, PROGRAM METHODS, PROGRAM ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT, AND PROGRAM STAFF. THE SECTION ON PROGRAM OBJECTIVES ADDRESSES THE SPECIFICITY, RELEVANCE AND CONSISTENCY OF THE PROGRAM'S MISSION AND GOALS. PROGRAM METHODS FOCUSES ON THE PROGRAM'S ACTUAL PROVISION OF SERVICES. THIS SECTION DEALS WITH GENERAL FACTORS SUCH AS HOURS OF OPERATION, ADEQUACY OF FACILITIES, AND TREATMENT PHILOSOPHY. OTHER PROGRAM METHODS CONSIDERED INCLUDE TREATMENT ACTIVITIES; SCREENING, INTAKE, AND DISCHARGE PROCEDURES; METHODS OF SUPPORTIVE COUNSELING AND REFERRAL; AFTERCARE METHODS; AND OUTREACH PROCEDURES. ORGANIZATION OF THE PROGRAM, INCLUDING STAFFING PATTERN, ORGANIZATION CHART, AND JOB DESCRIPTIONS FOR ALL STAFF ARE INCLUDED IN THE PROGRAM ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT SECTION. IN ADDITION, THE FOLLOWING TOPICS ARE TREATED IN THIS SECTION: STAFF MANAGEMENT CAPABILITIES; CLINICAL AND MANAGEMENT RECORDKEEPING ABILITY; COORDINATING MECHANISMS WITH OTHER AGENCIES, ORGANIZATIONS, OR INDIVIDUALS; EVALUATION METHODS FOR THE PROGRAM TO MONITOR ITS EFFECTIVENESS; AND EFFORTS OF THE PROGRAM TO INVOLVE CLIENT GROUPS IN PROGRAM PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. THE FINAL SECTION, PROGRAM STAFF, DEALS WITH STAFF QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMING ASSIGNED FUNCTIONS.
Index Term(s): Community-based corrections (adult); Evaluation techniques
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