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Title Outcomes measurement in the human services : cross-cutting issues and methods / Edward J. Mullen, Jennifer L. Magnabosco, editors.

Publication Info. Washington, DC : NASW Press, [1997]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  361.0068 O94O    Check Shelf
Description xxxix, 342 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Outcomes measurement and social services: public and private sector perspectives -- Program outcomes: conceptual and measurement issues -- Outcomes measurement: where we are -- Health care outcomes from the patient's point of view -- Assessment tools as outcomes measures in social work -- Developing clinical outcomes systems: conceptual and practical issues -- System changes and accountability for behavioral health care services: lessons from the private and public
sectors -- Federal and state legislative and program directions for managed care -- Assessing effectiveness of mental health care in routine clinical practice -- Use of rapid assessment instruments in outcomes measures -- Comments and questions for outcomes measurement in mental health and social work -- Outcomes measurement systems in mental health: a program perspective -- Outcomes measurement and the mental health consumer advocacy movement -- Results-based
accountability for child and family services -- Methodological considerations in outcomes measurement in family and child welfare -- Outcomes measurement for family and children's services: incremental steps on multiple levels -- Outcomes in the context of empirical practice -- The development of health-related quality-of-life measures at RAND -- Outcomes measurement for social work research and practice in health care -- Using available information in practice-based
outcomes research: a case study of psychosocial risk factors and liver transplant outcomes -- Prospective psychosocial interventions: a merger of clinical and research techniques -- Continuous quality improvement and health care outcomes measurement: implications for social work services -- Hospital discharge planning: a comparative analysis of two social work models serving patients with HIV/AIDS -- A veterans administration community-focused residential care program:
objectives and outcomes -- An application on the use of outcomes measures with multiply diagnosed, low-income, ethnically diverse clients -- Outcomes of social support for women survivors of breast cancer -- Comments on outcomes measurement in mental and behavioral health -- Comments on outcomes measurement in child and family services -- Comments on outcomes measurement in health -- Concluding comments.
Subject Human services -- United States -- Evaluation.
Human services -- Evaluation -- Methodology.
Social service -- United States -- Evaluation.
Outcome assessment (Medical care)
Family social work -- United States -- Evaluation.
Outcome assessment (Medical care)
Social Work.
Added Author Mullen, Edward J., 1937-
Magnabosco, Jennifer L.
ISBN 0871012758
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