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Criminal Justice Policy and Planning.

By: Welsh, Wayne N.
Contributor(s): Harris, Philip W.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014Edition: 4th ed.Description: 1 online resource (249 p.).ISBN: 9781317523215.Subject(s): Criminal justice, Administration of -- Planning | Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States | Criminal justice, Administration ofGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Criminal Justice Policy and PlanningDDC classification: 364.973 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; About the Authors; Introduction; 1. Analyzing the Problem; Document the Need for Change; Describe the History of the Problem; Examine Potential Causes of the Problem; Examine Previous Interventions; Identify Relevant Stakeholders; Conducting a Systems Analysis; Identify Barriers to Change and Supports for Change; 2. Setting Goals and Objectives; Identifying Goals and Values; The Goals of Criminal Sanctions; Normative Values; Stating Specific Objectives for Each Goal; Seeking Participation in Goal Setting
Specifying an Impact ModelIdentifying Compatible and Incompatible Goals in the Larger System; Identifying Needs and Opportunities for Interagency Collaboration; The Benefits of Goal Conflict; Loose Coupling and Criminal Justice Agencies; Conclusion; 3. Designing the Program or Policy; Choosing an Intervention Approach; Designing a Program; Designing a Policy; Conclusion; 4. Action Planning; Identify Resources Needed and Make Cost Projections; Plan to Acquire or Reallocate Resources; Specify Dates by Which Implementation Tasks Will Be Accomplished; Develop Mechanisms of Self-Regulation
Specify a Plan to Build and Maintain SupportConclusion; 5. Program/Policy Implementation and Monitoring; Outline the Major Questions for Monitoring; Instruments to Collect Monitoring Data; Fiscal Monitoring; Making Adjustments to the Resource Plan; Designate Responsibility to Collect, Store, and Analyze Data; Develop Information System Capacities; Develop Mechanisms to Provide Feedback to Stakeholders; Conclusion; 6. Evaluating Outcomes; The Evidence-Based Paradigm; Types of Evaluation; Three Prerequisites for Evaluation; Evaluability Assessment; Logic Modeling; Implementation Assessment
Developing Outcome MeasuresIdentifying Potential Confounding Factors; Major Techniques for Minimizing Confounding Effects; Specify the Research Design; Time Series Analysis; Identify Users and Uses of Evaluation Results; 7. Reassessment and Review; Planning for Failure; Planning for Success; Learning and Adapting; A Caution about Survival; The Tasks of Implementing a New Innovation; Planning Tasks for an Existing Program or Policy; Conclusion; Appendix: A Seven-Stage Checklist for Program/Policy Planning and Analysis; Index
Summary: Designed as an introduction to internships and as a guidance manual for use at the internship site. Students will learn basics such as choosing an internship site, résumé writing techniques, interviewing skills, and the importance of setting and developing goals and assessing progress.
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Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; About the Authors; Introduction; 1. Analyzing the Problem; Document the Need for Change; Describe the History of the Problem; Examine Potential Causes of the Problem; Examine Previous Interventions; Identify Relevant Stakeholders; Conducting a Systems Analysis; Identify Barriers to Change and Supports for Change; 2. Setting Goals and Objectives; Identifying Goals and Values; The Goals of Criminal Sanctions; Normative Values; Stating Specific Objectives for Each Goal; Seeking Participation in Goal Setting

Specifying an Impact ModelIdentifying Compatible and Incompatible Goals in the Larger System; Identifying Needs and Opportunities for Interagency Collaboration; The Benefits of Goal Conflict; Loose Coupling and Criminal Justice Agencies; Conclusion; 3. Designing the Program or Policy; Choosing an Intervention Approach; Designing a Program; Designing a Policy; Conclusion; 4. Action Planning; Identify Resources Needed and Make Cost Projections; Plan to Acquire or Reallocate Resources; Specify Dates by Which Implementation Tasks Will Be Accomplished; Develop Mechanisms of Self-Regulation

Specify a Plan to Build and Maintain SupportConclusion; 5. Program/Policy Implementation and Monitoring; Outline the Major Questions for Monitoring; Instruments to Collect Monitoring Data; Fiscal Monitoring; Making Adjustments to the Resource Plan; Designate Responsibility to Collect, Store, and Analyze Data; Develop Information System Capacities; Develop Mechanisms to Provide Feedback to Stakeholders; Conclusion; 6. Evaluating Outcomes; The Evidence-Based Paradigm; Types of Evaluation; Three Prerequisites for Evaluation; Evaluability Assessment; Logic Modeling; Implementation Assessment

Developing Outcome MeasuresIdentifying Potential Confounding Factors; Major Techniques for Minimizing Confounding Effects; Specify the Research Design; Time Series Analysis; Identify Users and Uses of Evaluation Results; 7. Reassessment and Review; Planning for Failure; Planning for Success; Learning and Adapting; A Caution about Survival; The Tasks of Implementing a New Innovation; Planning Tasks for an Existing Program or Policy; Conclusion; Appendix: A Seven-Stage Checklist for Program/Policy Planning and Analysis; Index

Designed as an introduction to internships and as a guidance manual for use at the internship site. Students will learn basics such as choosing an internship site, résumé writing techniques, interviewing skills, and the importance of setting and developing goals and assessing progress.

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