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NCJ Number: 67935 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: METROPOLITAN YMCA (YOUNG MEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION) YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROJECT- FINAL EVALUATION REPORT
Author(s): R L EMRICH; A W HASSEN; C D KNOWLES
Corporate Author: National Council on Crime and Delinquency Research Ctr
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 81
Sponsoring Agency: National Council on Crime and Delinquency Research Ctr
San Francisco, CA 94108
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
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: AN OAKLAND, CALIF., PROGRAM PROVIDING SHELTER CARE AND OUTREACH COUNSELING FOR MALE YOUTHS REFERRED BY THE FAMILY CRISIS UNIT OF THE ALAMEDA COUNTY PROBATION DEPARTMENT AND BY OTHER COMMUNITY AGENCIES IS EVALUATED.
Abstract: THE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROJECT SERVES RUNAWAYS AND ABANDONED OR TROUBLED YOUTHS, PROVIDING TEMPORARY ROOM AND BOARD PLUS INDIVIDUAL, GROUP, AND FAMILY COUNSELING, EMERGENCY MEDICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES, TUTORING, AND RECREATIONAL PROGRAMS. THE PROJECT ALSO PROVIDES OUTREACH COUNSELING FOR FORMER SHELTER RESIDENTS AND OTHER YOUTHS. THE PURPOSE OF THE EVALUATION WAS TO DETERMINE WHETHER THE PROJECT SHOULD CONTINUE TO RECEIVE REVENUE-SHARING FUNDS. THE EVALUATION REPORT DESCRIBES THE PROJECT'S HISTORY, ADMINISTRATIVE, FISCAL, CONTROL, AND ACCOUNTING PROCEDURES. THE REPORT CONCLUDED THAT THE PROJECT RECEIVE TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE IN CERTAIN AREAS, INCLUDING THE FLOW OF INFORMATION ON CLIENTS FROM OTHER AGENCIES AT INTAKE, AND THE PLANNING OF GROUP COUNSELING SERVICES IN THE OUTREACH COMPONENT. DETAILS OF EVALUATION METHODS AND FINDINGS ARE PROVIDED, TOGETHER WITH SUPPORTING DATA.
Index Term(s): California; Evaluation; Juvenile shelter care; Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP); Program evaluation
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