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Title: PARENTS ANONYMOUS SELF-HELP FOR CHILD ABUSING PARENTS PROJECT - EVALUATION REPORT FOR MAY 1, 1974-APRIL 30, 1976
Corporate Author: Behavior Associates
United States of America
Project Director: J M BAKER
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 130
Sponsoring Agency: Behavior Associates
Tucson, AZ 85701
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Parents Anonymous National Office
Torrance, CA 90504
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Program/Project Evaluation
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: PROGRAM EVALUATION FINDINGS FOR THE FIRST 2 YEARS OF THE PARENTS ANONYMOUS SELF-HELP FOR CHILD-ABUSING PARENTS PROJECT ARE REPORTED FOR THE PERIOD COVERING MAY 1, 1974 TO APRIL 30, 1976.
Abstract: MAJOR GOALS OF THE PROJECT WERE TO EXPAND THE PARENTS ANONYMOUS SELF-HELP TREATMENT CONCEPT ON A NATIONWIDE BASIS AND TO PROVIDE INFORMATION, CONSULTATION, AND SUPPORT TO PERSONS AND COMMUNITIES ATTEMPTING TO UNDERSTAND AND REMEDY CHILD ABUSE. STRATEGIES FOR THE ACCOMPLISHMENT OF THESE GOALS INCLUDED MULTIMEDIA MATERIALS DESIGN, DEVELOPMENT, AND DISSEMINATION AND THE PROVISION OF TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE TO COMMUNITIES. WORKSHOPS AND CONFERENCES WERE ALSO SPONSORED AS PART OF THE PROJECT. THE SECOND-YEAR EVALUATION EFFORT FOCUSED ON THE ACCOMPLISHMENT OF PROGRAM GOALS, DESCRIPTIVE INFORMATION ABOUT LOCAL CHAPTERS, PROCESSES INVOLVED IN THE FUNCTIONING OF LOCAL CHAPTERS AND INFORMATION ON TREATMENT STRATEGIES, AND THE IMPACT OF THE PARENTS ANONYMOUS PROGRAM ON MEMBERS. EVALUATION INSTRUMENTS INCLUDED A MATERIALS DISSEMINATION SUMMARY FORM, A GUIDE FOR CHAPTER TELEPHONE INTERVIEW, A SUMMARY OF ONSITE TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE VISITS, A REGIONAL COORDINATOR MONTHLY ACTIVITIES CHECKLIST, DOCUMENTATION OF RESPONSES TO A PUBLIC INFORMATION PAMPHLET, A PARENTS ANONYMOUS CHAPTER QUESTIONNAIRE, A REGIONAL COORDINATOR QUESTIONNAIRE, A PERSONAL PROFILE OF THE PARENTS ANONYMOUS PROGRAM, INDEPTH INTERVIEWS, A CHAIRPERSON/SPONSOR INTERVIEW FORM, AND A MEMBER INTERVIEW FORM. PROGRAM ACHIEVEMENTS PERTINENT TO MATERIALS DEVELOPMENT AND DISSEMINATION, THE DELIVERY OF TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE TO COMMUNITIES, AND NEW CHAPTER FORMATION; CHAPTER FUNCTIONING AND LEADERSHIP; THE REGIONAL COORDINATOR ROLE AND ACTIVITIES; AND MEMBER PARTICIPATION ARE ASSESSED. CHILD ABUSE ISSUES AS PERCEIVED BY PARENTS ANONYMOUS MEMBERS ARE NOTED. APPENDIXES LIST REFERENCES AND PARENTS ANONYMOUS PROGRAM PERSONNEL. (DEP)
Index Term(s): Child abuse; Evaluation techniques; Juvenile dependency and neglect; Program evaluation
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