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Needs Assessment

David Royse, Michele Staton-Tindall, Karen Badger, and J. Matthew Webster

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195368789
eISBN:
9780199863860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:royes/9780195368789.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Needs assessments are a vital part of an organization's planning, service provision, and evaluation process. Social and human service agencies contemplating starting a new program, expanding an ... More


Community Assessment

Ross C. Brownson, Elizabeth A. Baker, Terry L. Leet, Kathleen N. Gillespie, and William R. True

in Evidence-Based Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195397895
eISBN:
9780199827183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195397895.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Community assessments are one of the first steps in an evidence-based process. These may include efforts to identify morbidity and mortality, environmental and organizational conditions, existing ... More


Conducting Research on Comprehensive Community Development Initiatives: Balancing Methodological Rigor and Community Responsiveness

Kimberly D. Bess, Bernadette Doykos, Joanna D. Geller, Krista L. Craven, and Maury Nation

in Academics in Action!: A Model for Community-Engaged Research, Teaching, and Service

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823268795
eISBN:
9780823272518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268795.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

University and community partnerships are embedded in institutional contexts that create conflicting demands and require collaborative approaches that balance competing needs and interests and focus ... More


Evidence-Based Public Health

Ross C. Brownson, Elizabeth A. Baker, Terry L. Left, Kathleen N. Gillespie, and William R. True

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195397895
eISBN:
9780199827183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195397895.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This second edition of this text returns to the question: How much of our work in public health is evidence based? The exact answer to that question can never be known, however, the answer would ... More


Developing an Initial Statement of the Issue

Ross C. Brownson, Elizabeth A. Baker, Terry L. Leet, Kathleen N. Gillespie, and William R. True

in Evidence-Based Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195397895
eISBN:
9780199827183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195397895.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

An early step in an evidence-based process is to develop a concise statement of the issue being considered. A clear articulation of the problem at hand will enhance the likelihood that a systematic ... More


Community impact assessment for US17

Anne Morris

in Running on empty: Transport, social exclusion and environmental justice.

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345707
eISBN:
9781447303282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345707.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter presents a community-impact assessment (CIA) that was initiated in response to road-widening proposals for route US17, one of the oldest highways in the US. The assessment method was ... More


The manager’s role in community auditing

Paul Henderson Yvette Smalle

in Managing community practice: Principles, policies and programmes

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343567
eISBN:
9781447302766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343567.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter picks up on the fact that agencies are increasingly being required to undertake assessments of community needs and resources. It discusses the range of methods and tools available for ... More


How Fear TravelsThe Private, Parochial, and Public Harm Footprints of Criminal Homicides

Martin Innes

in Signal Crimes: Social Reactions to Crime, Disorder, and Control

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199684465
eISBN:
9780191788093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684465.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter develops a new way of measuring the impact of major crime events like murders upon communities. Empirical case studies of community reactions in the wake of six high profile criminal ... More


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