ERIC Number: ED253831
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Mar-27
Reference Count: 0
Evaluation of Nebraska's Intensive Services Project: Lincoln and McCook, Nebraska, March 1983-February 1984.
Leeds, Stephen J.
This report presents an evaluation of the Intensive Services Project in Lincoln and McCook, Nebraska, which was designed to demonstrate that caseworkers with smaller child protective caseloads could offer more effective home-based services. The background of the project is described focusing on staffing and service setting. Service principles and goals are outlined and the case referral and acceptance process is detailed. The evaluation design, objectives, data collection, and methodology are discussed. The section on findings provides information on particpant family characteristics and problem levels, and service provision and case outcomes. Outcome-related factors and follow-up results are highlighted. Conclusions are offered in terms of the original goals of the project as well as overall project effectiveness. The appendix includes the data collection instruments. (JAC)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Resource Center on Family-Based Services, Iowa City, IA.
Identifiers: Intensive Services Project; Nebraska