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ERIC Number: EJ554761
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0193-841X
The Impact of Drug Education and Prevention Programs. Disparity between Impressionistic and Empirical Assessments.
Gilham, Steven A.; Lucas, Wayne L.; Sivewright, David
Evaluation Review, v21 n5 p589-613 Oct 1997
Discrepancies between staff perceptions of program efficacy and empirical evaluations of program effectiveness were studied for two drug education and prevention programs. Possible explanations involve: (1) the relatively low drug involvement of the study population; (2) differing expectations about program impacts; and (3) the sensitivity of empirical measures to changes that reflect program impact. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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