ERIC Number: ED213773
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-May
Design for the Evaluation of the San Francisco Home Health Services. Emergency Family Care Services Program.
Remy, Linda L.
This is a design for the evaluation of emergency family care programs of the San Francisco, California Home Health Services administration. The design objectives are qiven as the promotion of the health and welfare of the family unit and the reduction of the number of out-of-home placements of children and subsequent crises. The objectives of the design are stated as: (1) the development of simply administered assessment procedures to assist workers in makinq reliable decisions reqardinq service needs of high-risk families; (2) the monitoring and comparison of case management decision-making, service delivery, and client outcomes for families receiving aid other than emergency family care services; and (3) the study of the feasibility of merging data from a private provider with that from a public entity in order to monitor the quality of services given by child welfare agencies. The three phases of the proposed evaluation study include a basic evaluation, decision analysis, and comprehensive evaluation. The design presents a task analysis of evaluation procedures with respect to the program objectives, and eligibility criteria for emergency family care programs. Sample rating forms, a budget narrative, case plan summary and authorization forms, worker skill categories, and environmental assessment forms are appended. (JCD)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: San Francisco Home Health Service, CA.
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