ERIC Number: ED138015
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
Planning and Implementing Child Abuse and Neglect Service Programs: The Experience of Eleven Demonstration Projects.
National Center for Health Services Research and Development (DHEW/PHS), Rockville, MD.; National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect (DHEW/OHD), Washington, DC.
Discussed are practical factors involved in planning and carrying out child abuse and neglect treatment programs. It is explained that the information is based on the experience of 11 demonstration projects in 10 states. Chapter 1 details planning theories and offers a model for program planning. Chapter 2 is designed to inform planners of typical problems involved, such as management concerns and difficulties in relating to the community. Needs assessment is the subject of chapter three, and sample questions are listed. Methods for identifying and clarifying goals are explored in chapter 4. Examined in chapter 5 are alternative organizational models and staffing patterns for child abuse and neglect treatment programs. Analyzed in chapter 6 is the range of treatment approaches available, such as the criminal justice, psychiatric, anthropological, group dynamics, and supportive and advocacy approaches. Chapter 7 deals with the essential elements of case management and the information maintained on clients. An accounting method for monitoring resource expenditures is provided in chapter 8. The final chapter deals with the program's relationship to the community. Case studies of four child abuse and neglect treatment programs are appended. (CL)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Social and Rehabilitation Service (DHEW), Washington, DC.; Office of Child Development (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Center for Health Services Research and Development (DHEW/PHS), Rockville, MD.; National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect (DHEW/OHD), Washington, DC.