ERIC Number: ED294091
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
Citizen Evaluation in Practice: A Casebook on Citizen Evaluation of Mental Health and Other Services.
Bradley, Valerie J., Ed.; And Others
This casebook provides a reference and technical assistance tool for citizens and consumers with varying levels of knowledge or experience in the field of evaluation and monitoring, focusing on mental health centers. The purposes of this casebook and current knowledge about citizen evaluation are discussed. The 51 case summaries presented are grouped into these categories: (1) the evaluator's place in the mental health system; (2) extent of involvement of evaluators; (3) scope of coverage of evaluation; (4) focus of evaluation; and (5) procedures for evaluation. The format for case studies consists of a summary, type of organization evaluated, description of evaluators, reasons for evaluation, level of participation, target of evaluation, problems or issues evaluated, techniques used, findings of evaluation activities, recommendations, steps to ensure implementation, extent of implementation, special barriers to or support for evaluation, resources and costs, additional comments, and contact person. References and a glossary of terms are included. (ABL)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Citizen Participation, Community Programs, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods, Mental Health Programs, Program Evaluation
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Guides - General; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Inst. of Mental Health (DHHS), Rockville, MD.