ERIC Number: ED198266
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Training Needs Assessment for Criminal Justice Agencies.
Skinner, Gilbert H.
Intended to assist the criminal justice administrator in his/her analysis of how dollars are being spent for training, this monograph summarizes current thinking regarding training needs analysis. Chapter 1 briefly covers the purposes of needs assessment, the short versus long range perspectives, and job analysis. In chapter 2 some questions regarding performance are presented in a decision-tree fashion. Several alternatives to training are provided as solutions to performance problems. The third chapter briefly describes the different needs determination methods, listing advantages and disadvantages of each. The final chapter discusses the concepts of needs analysis, data analysis, and cost/benefit analysis. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Law Enforcement Assistance Administration (Dept. of Justice), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Michigan State Univ., East Lansing. School of Criminal Justice.