Listing of Abstract Titles Adverse Events Associated With Childhood Vaccines--Evidence Bearing on Causality Meeting the Nation's Needs for Biomedical and Behavioral Scientists Evaluating the Effects of School-Based Intervention Programs To Prevent Teenager Drug Use and Abuse Evaluation of NIH-Funded Condom Research Phase I: Eval
Listing of Abstract Titles Evaluation Design: Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Community Health Centers Linkage Programs: Survey of Mental Health Services Perinatal Pilot-Test Summary and Implementation Report HIV Service Networks in Four Rural Areas Implementation of Title I of the Ryan White CARE Act of 1990 The Particip
MISSION: To provide public health advice to the Secretary of Health and Human Services and executive direction to the PHS Agencies through coordination and oversight of their programs.
MISSION: To improve the quality and availability of prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation services for substance abuse and mental illness. SAMHSA Evaluation Program The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is committed to evaluating its overall programs and individual grant projects to asses
MISSION: To provide a comprehensive health services delivery system for American Indians and Alaska Natives, allowing for maximum tribal involvement in developing and managing programs to meet their health needs.
MISSION: To improve health by assuring quality health care to underserved, vulnerable populations and by promoting a primary care and public health workforce.
MISSION: To generate and disseminate information that improves the health care system. AHCPR Evaluation Program The Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR) has designed a portfolio that responds to three types of evaluation needs: The need for comprehensive information to assess the Agency's effectiveness in
Highlights This study addressed the role of school health programs in improving academic performance. It described the available evaluation literature, analyzed the benefits and limitations of alternative research designs, and offered two major approaches to the design of an evaluation. With this guidance, schools can justify not only
In addition to NPR and GPRA, PHS must be responsive to public health issues of the future. Public health has an opportunity to change the American health care system, shifting its focus toward protecting and improving health. This opportunity to reinvent public health is the theme of the PHS Strategic Plan for FY 1995. The plan centers
Funding for the PHS Evaluation Program is largely provided by a 1 percent evaluation set-aside legislative authority in Section 241 of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. \xa4 238j).
The Evaluation Program in the Public Health Service
P erformance Improvement 1995: Evaluation Activities of the Public Health Service is the first annual report on evaluation activities of the U.S. Public Health Service (PHS). As a report to Congress, it summarizes the findings of PHS evaluations completed in fiscal year (FY) 1994.
Performance Improvement 1995: Evaluation Activities of the Public Health Service describes the continuous efforts of the PHS Agencies to examine public health programs for the efficiency of their operations and their effectiveness in achieving their objectives. The planning, development, and coordination of those evaluations is largely the res
The following individuals provided editorial guidance in the development of Performance Improvement 1995 : David Blumenthal, M.D., M.P.P. Chief, Health Policy Research and Development Unit Massachusetts General Hospital Medical Practices Evaluation Center Boston, Massachusetts Joel Cantor, Ph.D. Director of Evaluation Robert Woo
Performance Improvement 1995: Evaluation Activities of the Public Health Service is the first annual report on evaluation activities of the U.S. Public Health Service (PHS). As a report to Congress, it summarizes the findings of PHS evaluations completed in fiscal year (FY) 1994. In general, the report is intended for three audiences: decisionmake
Screening and Assessment in TANF\Welfare-to-Work: Ten Important Questions TANF Agencies and Their Partners Should Consider. Learning Needs Screening Tool
Barriers Identified Learning Disabilities Number and Types of Questions The tool uses open-ended questions to collect information on the types of educational degrees obtained, job experience, and aspirations. It includes 13 'yes' or 'no' questions designed to identify potential learning disabilities. Target Population TANF clients
Screening and Assessment in TANF\Welfare-to-Work: Ten Important Questions TANF Agencies and Their Partners Should Consider. Simple Screening Instrument for Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Abuse
Barriers Identified Substance Abuse Number and Types of Questions Sixteen questions 'yes' or 'no' questions regarding consumption, problem recognition, experience with adverse consequences (including symptoms, preoccupation, loss of control), feelings of guilt, family history, and awareness of past or present problem. Target Population A