ERIC Number: ED166882
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Evaluation of Child Abuse and Neglect Demonstration Projects 1974-1977, Volumes 1 and 2: Child Abuse and Neglect Treatment Programs. Final Report and Summary of Findinqs.
Berkeley Planning Associates, CA.
The report summarizes the findings from a 3-year evaluation of 11 child abuse and neglect demonstration service projects. The 11 projects are described in terms of their goals, service activities, organization and management styles, staffing patterns, resource allocations and service costs, types of clients served, methods of case management used, and community activities. Also discussed are the essential elements of a quality case management process, the factors associated with worker burnout, the factors associated with program efficiency, the relative effectiveness of alternative service strategies for abusive and neglectful parents, the cost-effectiveness of different services, and the effects of treatment for abused and neglected children. Recommendations regarding the elements of successful child abuse and neglect programs are also presented. An executive summary is included. (Author/DLS)
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Child Neglect, Cost Effectiveness, Demonstration Programs, Efficiency, Personnel, Program Costs, Program Descriptions, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Resource Allocation
NCHSR Office of Scientific and Technical Information, 3700 East-West Highway, Room 7-44, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Center for Health Services Research (DHEW/PHS), Hyattsville, MD.
Authoring Institution: Berkeley Planning Associates, CA.
Note: NCHSR Research Report Series; (Includes Executive Summary of Volume 1) ; Some tables are marginally legible due to small print