Program Planning & Program Evaluation; Peace Domestic Violence Agency

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Program Planning & Program Evaluation; PEACE Domestic Violence Agency

HSM 270

Abstract
The overall purpose of this paper is to compare program planning with program evaluation in a human service organization by describing how the two components are related. There will be examples of how program planning and evaluation interrelate with the PEACE Domestic Violence Agency scenario from Appendix B. We will also look at the technical and political aspects of program planning and evaluation that might encounter in the PEACE Domestic Violence Agency scenario, and how these aspects could affect the planning and evaluation process.

Program Planning & Program Evaluation; PEACE Domestic Violence Agency
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Various steps involved for this purpose are as follows -
Step I -Types of interventions, which will be recorded: 1) Number of cases of domestic violence and sexual assault among the targeted population 2) Number of police cases filed under domestic violence and sexual assaults
Step II - Intake and application forms will be used to collect information about project participants.
Step III - Documentation of quantity and utilization of project services, as well as the time and locations of these services, through encounter forms, activity logs, and attendance sheets.
Step IV - Both staff and project participants will complete satisfaction survey scales to provide feedback and assessment regarding the project.
Step V - Some ethnographic observations of project activities will be used to collect qualitative information for the project. These process evaluation procedures provide a basis for the understanding of the operation and effectiveness of the project.
Technical and Political aspects of program planning and evaluation
Client complaint systems and satisfaction surveys are used by more businesses since the Amendments of 1975 and require centers to assess acceptability of service, but clients are rarely involved with administering or designing these appraisals. Better control by clients is warranted on political and technical grounds,

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