2 edition of Program Evaluation and Family Violence Research found in the catalog.
by Haworth Press
Written in English
|Contributions||Sally K. Ward (Editor), David Finkelhor (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||317|
Violence in Families takes the first hard look at the successes and failures of family violence interventions. It offers recommendations to guide services, programs, policy, and research on victim support and assistance, treatments and penalties for offenders, and law enforcement. Improving the standards of evidence used in the evaluation of family violence interventions is one of the most critical needs in this field. Given the complexity and unique history of family violence interventions, researchers and service providers have used a variety of methods and a broad array of measures and evaluation strategies over the past two decades.
Research Review: The Impact of Domestic Violence on Children Dr John Devaney1 Summary: This paper reviews the research on the prevalence and impact of domestic violence on children, and considers how professionals should respond to children’s . This project builds upon the previous evaluation conducted by the Center on Violence Against Women & Children (VAWC) at Rutgers University, School of Social Work to accomplish a multi-year experimental, longitudinal design to determine the impact of the Moving Ahead through Financial Management curriculum with survivors of violence. Survivors were assigned to either an experimental group.
An evaluation may indicate a program works or doesn’t, but in either case the information can be applied by those seeking solutions to similar problems. The evaluation of Boston’s initiative to halt youth gang violence offers hope that focused law enforcement deterrence works. The assessment of the G.R.E.A.T. program demonstrates that school-File Size: KB. Family Research Laboratory, University of New Hampshire Durham, NH () VA National Family Violence Survey (Straus & Gelles) 2, VB National Family Violence Resurvey (Straus This paper uses data from the "National Family Violence Resurvey"File Size: 4MB.
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Program Evaluation and Family Violence Research brings together some of the best minds in the field discussing such vital evaluation issues as policy implications, alternative designs for evaluation studies, and ethical concerns. This comprehensive book approaches the vexed question of evaluation with compassion as well as scientific by: Program Evaluation and Family Violence Research brings together some of the best minds in the field discussing such vital evaluation issues as policy implications, alternative designs for evaluation studies, and ethical concerns.
This comprehensive book approaches the vexed question of evaluation with compassion as well as scientific : $ Program Evaluation and Family Violence Research brings together some of the best minds in the field discussing such vital evaluation issues as policy implications, alternative designs for evaluation studies, and ethical concerns.
This comprehensive book approaches the vexed question of evaluation with compassion as well as scientific rigor. Get this from a library. Program evaluation and family violence research. [Sally K Ward; David Finkelhor;] -- Understand and evaluate family violence programs for your community!Twenty years ago, the major issue in creating interventions to prevent domestic violence was.
This book provides an overview of the major issues and controversies in the field of family violence, along with relevant information on evaluation and treatment, in a logical order, from specific information and statistics on the various types of family violence to assessment and interventions most appropriate for each type of violence.
Executive Summary Evaluation of the Family Violence Prevention Program. The following executive summary provides a snapshot of the key elements of the Family Violence Prevention Program (FVPP) evaluation report. The reader may refer to the Table of Contents for areas of specific interest in the body of the report.
In its broadest meaning, to evaluate means to ascertain the worth of or to fix a value on some object. In this book, we use evaluation in a more restricted sense, as program evaluation or interchangeably as evaluation research, defined as a social science activity directed at collecting, analyzing, interpreting, and communicating information about theFile Size: KB.
Senior management requested this evaluation of Family Violence Initiative activities at the Public Health Agency to support program planning and decision making. The purpose of the evaluation is to gain an understanding of how the Family Violence Initiative activities align with and add value to the roles and priorities of the Public Health Agency.
Morley D. Glicken DSW, in Evidence-Based Practice with Emotionally Troubled Children and Adolescents, A program for violent families. Because family violence is so often related to school violence, the Rose Elementary School in a moderately sized industrial city in the northeastern industrial belt of the country believed that reducing the amount of bullying and intimidation of.
Evaluating Domestic Violence Programs. Evaluation is an important element in providing domestic violence services.
It offers the field relevant data on effective prevention and intervention programs, as well as lessons learned. This section includes a compilation of evaluation tools and program evaluation reports for domestic violence programs.
The Family Violence Initiative (FVI) is a horizontal initiative of 15 federal departments and agencies, led by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC). The goal of the federal FVI is to enhance awareness of family violence issues; build the knowledge base that will help to address these issues; and contribute to a strengthened ability of the communities and the justice, housing and health.
Family Violence Research, Assessment and Intervention: Looking Back, Looking Ahead is a product of the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress (CSTS) and its Family Violence and Trauma Project (FVTP).
TheCSTS is part of the Department of Psychiatry File Size: 2MB. An evaluation of interventions with domestic violence perpetrators viii help; indeed, mostly, the only source of help they had – a lifeline they badly needed.
They had little critical comment to make of the group program except in regard to their fears of relapse. Thus, they were very concerned for further follow up groups that are discussed. The Family Violence Research Lab applies micro-longitudinal designs to examine risk and protective factors among women experiencing intimate partner violence (IPV).
Specific attention is paid to daily processes and micro-longitudinal designs that is unique to other IPV research. This book examines the emerging social science research base on violence and families.
It specifically explores the evaluation of family violence as well as insights. The book uses a strengths-based approach that focuses on the defining strengths victims of domestic violence use to overcome abuse.
Family violence is discussed from a global perspective, exploring the similarities and differences in countries from all seven major geo-cultural areas of the world: Sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East, Asia.
from the Family Violence Prevention and Services Program at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, engaged in a two–pronged approach. First, evidence was collected and synthesized from published, empirical research studies.
Second, in recognition that controlled research studiesFile Size: KB. The Evaluation, Performance Measurement and Review Branch of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC) undertook an evaluation of the Family Violence Prevention Program (FVPP) as per its approved five-year Evaluation and Performance Measurement Plan, in order to inform policy and program continuation/renewal of the following authority: Contributions to support.
Domestic Violence Service Evaluation Page ii Acknowledgements The Domestic Violence Service Evaluation Report was prepared by Ebony M.
Dill, PhD, Coordinator of Research and Evaluation, Division on Domestic Violence, Chicago Department of Family and Support Services. Evaluating the Outcomes of Domestic Violence Service Programs: Some Practical Considerations and Strategies (February ) or the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence.
Applied Research Forum National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women as well as all other stages of the evaluation. After the program’s overall File Size: KB.
Violence in Families: Assessing Prevention and Treatment Programs is a recent report on family violence prepared by the National Research Council and the Institute of Medicine that identifies a set of methodological issues designed to improve the quality of family violence evaluation research.
The report provides an in-depth analysis of Cited by: Dr. Eckhardt has published more than 40 scientific articles and books/book chapters on intimate partner violence, which has been supported by research grants from the National Institute of Mental Health, the H.F.
Guggenheim Foundation, Alcoholic Beverage Medical Research Foundation, National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, USFile Size: KB.Family Violence: Explanations and Evidence-Based Clinical Practice provides an overview of the major issues and controversies in the fi eld of family violence along with relevant information on assessment and treatment.
The text covers a wide range of topics related to family violence.