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Staff Training Needs Assessment

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

in Needs Assessment

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195368789
eISBN:
9780199863860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:royes/9780195368789.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter discusses the application of the needs assessment process within an organizational context. Social workers frequently assume administrative responsibilities soon after obtaining their ... More


Public Finance in an Asymmetric Union

Iain Mclean and Alistair McMillan

in State of the Union

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199258208
eISBN:
9780191603334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258201.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

In both the 1707 and 1800 Unions, a poor country was joined to a rich one, therefore the tax potential per head in the expanded Union declined. However, until the 1880s, governments spent money ... More


Conducting a Statewide Needs Assessment

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

in Needs Assessment

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195368789
eISBN:
9780199863860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:royes/9780195368789.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter provides an example of a recently completed statewide substance abuse treatment needs assessment and applies many of the concepts introduced in previous chapters. The chapter is divided ... More


Techniques and resources for child public health practice

Mitch Blair, Sarah Stewart-Brown, Tony Waterston, and Rachel Crowther

in Child Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199547500
eISBN:
9780191720123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547500.003.007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter addresses techniques and resources for assessing health needs — comparing the clinical and public health process of making a ‘diagnosis’ — and describes the sources of information ... More


Assessing health needs

John Wright

in Public Health: An action guide to improving health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199238934
eISBN:
9780191716621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238934.003.04
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the following topics: health needs and the importance of assessing these needs; the steps to take when assessing health needs; what routine data can be used in assessing health ... More


Defining health and health care needs using quantitative and qualitative data

Bhopal Raj S.

in Ethnicity, Race, and Health in Multicultural Societies: Foundations for better epidemiology, public health, and health care

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198568179
eISBN:
9780191724091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568179.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter summarizes the health needs assessment process, based on both quantitative information (such as the epidemiology of diseases) and qualitative information obtained from interviews and ... More


Issues in Measuring Family Care Needs and Satisfaction

Russell K. Portenoy and Eduardo Bruera

in Issues in Palliative Care Research

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195130652
eISBN:
9780199999842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130652.003.0013
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Findings specific to family care needs indicate that families have needs in two domains: concerns about patient care and specific requirements of their own. A consistent theme in the family needs ... More


Planning, implementing, and managing interventions

John Hubley, Sylvia Tilford, and John Walley

in Public Health: An action guide to improving health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199238934
eISBN:
9780191716621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238934.003.06
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Programme development and implementation is the biggest and most important part of a public health manager's job. This chapter discusses the following topics: the health programme planning process; ... More


Public health needs assessment for state-based genetic services delivery

Robert M. Fisher and Debra Lochner Doyle

in Genetics and Public Health in the 21st Century: Using Genetic Information to Improve Health and Prevent Disease

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195128307
eISBN:
9780199864485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195128307.003.0014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Needs assessments have rapidly become an important component of all public and private organization strategies, and they must precede policy development and assurance activities. This chapter reviews ... More


Strategy for Program Development and Implementation

Susan Pick and Jenna Sirkin

in Breaking the Poverty Cycle: The Human Basis for Sustainable Development

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195383164
eISBN:
9780199796854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383164.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Health Psychology

This is the practical section of the book, which highlights the essential link between research, policy, and understanding community needs. This chapter aims to demonstrate how the framework can be ... More


Developing a district health care service

John Walley and Sarah Escott

in Public Health: An action guide to improving health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199238934
eISBN:
9780191716621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238934.003.010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter considers the benefits of a well-functioning district health system. It argues for a general approach to health needs assessment, selecting the best interventions, and planning and ... More


Definitions, History, Elements, and Boundaries

MELVIN DELGADO and DENISE HUMM-DELGADO

in Asset Assessments and Community Social Work Practice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199735846
eISBN:
9780199315864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735846.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Moving the knowledge base forward on community capacity and asset assessment is hampered by multiple definitions of these concepts. The concept of “assets” is often called by many different names in ... 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


Establishing day care

Julie Hearn

in Palliative Day Care in Practice

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192631831
eISBN:
9780191730221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192631831.003.0004
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

The literature provides very little direction on how to plan and establish a palliative day care service. Most reports have focused on the needs assessment or quality improvement activities ... More


Mental health, risk and antisocial behaviour in young offenders: challenges and opportunities

Sue Bailey, Robert Vermeiren, and Paul Mitchell

in Young people and 'risk'

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420008
eISBN:
9781447304364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420008.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter examines the significant overlap between the risk factors for offending, poor mental health and substance use, and assessed risk factors. Research on the prevalence of mental disorders ... More


Commissioning for health and wellbeing

Linda Marks

in Governance, commissioning and public health

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447304944
eISBN:
9781447311775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447304944.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter considers the history of NHS commissioning in England, the Labour government initiative for World Class Commissioning (2007-10) and the extent to which a public health-led model of ... More


Risk in practice: systems and practitioner judgement

Kerry Baker

in Young people and 'risk'

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420008
eISBN:
9781447304364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420008.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter explores how practitioners in the criminal justice agencies create complex decisions concerning risk within the current highly charged climate of media and political concern about public ... More


Individual Placement and Support: An Evidence-Based Approach to Supported Employment

Robert E. Drake, Gary R. Bond, and Deborah R. Becker

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199734016
eISBN:
9780199949755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734016.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Employment is the highest priority for many people with severe mental illness and it is a central aspect of recovery. Over the past two decades, the Individual Placement and Support (IPS) model of ... More


Shock Therapy, Round One

Joseph R. Fitzgerald

in The Struggle Is Eternal: Gloria Richardson and Black Liberation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813176499
eISBN:
9780813176529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176499.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

Commencing in early 1962, the Cambridge movement took shape with the aid of college students from beyond Maryland’s Eastern Shore who belonged to the bourgeoning student movement of the early 1960s. ... More


Improving Community Capacity to Conduct Comprehensive Prevention Needs Assessments

Abigail A. Fagan, J. David Hawkins, Richard F. Catalano, and David P. Farrington

in Communities that Care: Building Community Engagement and Capacity to Prevent Youth Behavior Problems

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190299217
eISBN:
9780190299255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190299217.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Urban and Rural Studies

Prevention science emphasizes the need for data-driven prevention, but communities often face significant challenges in determining how to collect and analyze data to inform their prevention efforts. ... More


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