ERIC Number: ED320858
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Stress Management. Program Evaluation Handbook.
IOX Assessment Associates, Culver City, CA.
Intended as a resource for individuals wishing to evaluate stress management programs, this handbook, one of a series of seven, provides a collection of measuring devices that can improve the quality of such evaluations. Chapter 1 introduces the handbook's contents and outlines evaluation related issues specific to stress management programs. Chapter 2 introduces the key operations involved in program evaluation, emphasizing the role of assessment instruments in the gathering of information needed for defensible evaluations. Chapter 3 contains the measuring tools designed to be used in the evaluation and design of stress management programs. These measures deal with behavior, knowledge, skills, and affective outcomes. Each measure is introduced by a brief description of the purpose of the assessment instrument, as well as procedures for administering, scoring, and analyzing the resulting data. Chapter 4 describes how technical appraisals of the handbook's measures can be carried out. The three appendices contain amplified content descriptors for updating the various measures, an explanation of informed consent procedures, and an annotated bibliography. (JD)
Descriptors: Affective Measures, Attitude Measures, Coping, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods, Program Evaluation, Psychometrics, Questionnaires, Stress Management
IOX Assessment Associates, 5420 McConnell Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90066 ($17.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Mental Health (DHHS), Bethesda, MD.; Centers for Disease Control (DHHS/PHS), Atlanta, GA.; Public Health Service (DHHS), Rockville, MD. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.
Authoring Institution: IOX Assessment Associates, Culver City, CA.
Note: For the other titles in this series, see SP 032 099, SP 032 101-105, and SP 032 107.