Criminal Justice Policy and Planning.
By: Welsh, Wayne N.
Contributor(s): Harris, Philip W.Material type: TextSeries: 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.
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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
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