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Author Soriano, Fernando I.

Title Conducting needs assessments : a multidisciplinary approach / Fernando I. Soriano.

Publication Info. Los Angeles : SAGE Publications, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  361.32 S714C    Check Shelf
Edition 2nd ed.
Description xviii, 217 pages : 1 illustration ; 24 cm.
Series Sage sourcebooks for the human services
Sage sourcebooks for the human services series (Unnumbered)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references 201-207 and index.
Contents Preface -- Introduction -- Dedication -- Foundational knowledge -- Conceptual, theoretical, and practical considerations when undertaking needs assessments -- Sociopolitical and economic considerations -- Social, gender and cultural considerations -- Planning -- Planning your needs assessment -- Methods -- Quantitative assessment methods -- Quantitative data preparation and statistical analyses -- Qualitative assessment methods -- Qualitative data preparation and statistical analyses -- Approaching participants -- Recruiting and collecting data from participants -- Finalizing the study -- Reporting the findings -- Appendix A: needs assessment guide and checklist -- Appendix B: Pan-acculturation scale (PAN) -- References -- Index -- About the author.
Summary "This book demystifies the process of planning a community intervention. This book takes needs assessment down to a very basic level and speaks in very basic terminology that students understand. Key Features: Brief, simple how-to guide ; Written with the practitioner and student in mind ; Best-seller in previous edition ; Demystifies a process that can be intimidating to students."--Publisher's website.
Subject Human services -- United States -- Evaluation.
Social service -- United States -- Evaluation.
Needs assessment -- United States.
Human services -- Evaluation. (OCoLC)fst00963384
Needs assessment. (OCoLC)fst01035463
Social service -- Evaluation. (OCoLC)fst01123224
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
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