conducting a needs assessment
Answer 4 essay questions from the 6 listed below:
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1. You are a social worker at the local United Way Office. You are asked to conduct a needs assessment to determine if the city’s after-school programs are currently meeting the needs of the families in your area. Describe how you would proceed to plan this evaluation.
1. List the types of data you would find useful to collect and the data sources you would explore when conducting a process evaluation for your team project. Describe how the data would be collected and how you would use this data to inform process improvement within your topic.
1. Describe the basic components of a logic model and any advantages or disadvantages to the evaluator to developing and using this tool in evaluation.
1. Discuss in detail the differences between program evaluations and evidence-based process.
1. Discuss a strategy for developing the outcomes component of a program that is based on outcomes measurements and programmatic objectives.
1. Discuss the need for program theory. Define program theory. Discuss when and why a program theory must be developed. Discuss the components of a program theory. Evaluate the rationale behind conducting theory-based evaluations