ERIC Number: ED293053
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
Handbook for Evaluating Drug and Alcohol Prevention Programs: Staff/Team Evaluation of Prevention Programs (STEPP).
Hawkins, J. David; Nederhood, Britt
This handbook was developed for the purpose of providing drug and alcohol prevention program managers with a comprehensive yet easy-to-use tool to help their evaluation efforts. The handbook emphasizes program staff members working together as a team. It provides instruments and activities for determining program effectiveness, as well as documenting and monitoring the provision of services. These topics are discussed: (1) the rationale for program evaluation; (2) the question of whether experts are needed to conduct the evaluation; (3) the beginning steps in evaluation; (4) evaluation design; (5) outcome measurement; (6) measurement of level of effort, participation, and quality of program delivery; (7) organizing and collecting data; (8) data analysis; and (9) reporting and using results of the evaluation. References, reference tables, an annotated bibliography, an evaluation think sheet, a survey instrument used yearly by the National Institute on Drug Abuse to collect information from a nationwide sample of high school seniors, and 13 figures are included. (ABL)
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Delivery Systems, Drug Abuse, Drug Education, Prevention, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Program Improvement, Self Evaluation (Groups), Substance Abuse
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Guides - General; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD. Office for Substance Abuse Prevention.
Authoring Institution: REZA Corp., Washington, DC.