Contents Adolescent Time Use, Risky Behavior, and Outcomes: An Analysis of National Data Beginning Too Soon: Adolescent Sexual Behavior, Pregnancy, and Parenthood Case Management in Service Integration: An Annotated Bibliography Child Support Enforcement Evaluation of Transition To Work Demonstration Projects Using a Natura
Contents Child Access Demonstration Projects: Final Wave I Report Child Maltreatment 1993: Reports From the States to the National Center on Child Abuse Children on Hold: Improving the Response to Children Whose Parents Are Arrested and Incarcerated Demonstration Partnership Program Projects: Project Design and Evaluation Gui
MISSION: To provide analytical support and advice to the Secretary on policy development and assist the Secretary with the development and coordination of HHS-wide program planning and evaluation activities. ASPE Evaluation Program
MISSION: To promote the economic and social well-being of families, children, individuals, and communities. ACF Evaluation Program
Listing of Abstract Titles Advanced Practice Nursing Education: Strategies for the Allocation of the Proposed Graduate Nursing Education Account Assessment of AIDS Non-Acute Care AIDS Treatment Facilities Developing Effective Health Communication Strategies for High-Risk Youth Outside of School Evaluating Educational Outcomes of
Listing of Abstract Titles An Assessment of Emergency Medical Services Evaluation of Home Care Services in the Aberdeen Area Evaluation of Maternal and Child Health Data Health Promotion and Aging: Improving the Understanding of Geriatric Patients Related to Medications and Their Proper Use IHS Indirect Cost Study Interventi
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 discover and disseminate new knowledge leading to improved health for all Americans. NIH Evaluation Program Evaluation is an integral part of the role of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the support of biomedical research, training, and public education. Evaluation studies are undertaken to ensure that
Performance Improvement 1995. Adverse Events Associated With Childhood Vaccines: Evidence Bearing on Causality
Highlights An expert panel was convened to evaluate whether certain childhood vaccines cause adverse events. Vaccines against tetanus, diphtheria, measles, mumps, polio, Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib), and hepatitis B were reviewed. By weighing the available evidence, researchers determined which adverse events can be caused by each va
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
Performance Improvement 1995. Developing Effective Health Communication Strategies for High-Risk Youth Outside of School
Highlights This study assessed the knowledge and attitudes of high-risk youth who regularly engage in practices such as tobacco use, substance use, unprotected sex, and violence. High-risk youth were found to be fairly knowledgeable about healthy practices, yet they do not incorporate this awareness into practice. Their willingness to
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.
Continuous improvement in government is a central theme of the Clinton Administration. As we move toward a balanced Federal budget, funds available for all Departments will be increasingly constrained. All programs must become more efficient and must demonstrate their effectiveness in improving the lives of all Americans.
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. References
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Screening and Assessment in TANF\Welfare-to-Work: Ten Important Questions TANF Agencies and Their Partners Should Consider. How Common are These Barriers?
Yet another reason why TANF agencies who are not already doing so should consider screening and assessing is the prevalence of disabilities and barriers to employment among TANF recipients. A review of several studies with prevalence estimates for substance abuse, learning disabilities, domestic violence, and mental health problems, describe high
AGENCY ID TITLE G/O OBJECTIVE PROJECT OFFICER ACF-OCSE 7055 OCSE Responsible Fatherhood Programs: Early Implementation Lessons 7.3 Increase the involvement and financial support of non-custodial parents in the lives of their children Arnaudo, David ACF-OFA 8150
GOAL 7: Improve the stability and healthy development of our Nation’s children and youth Objective 7.1 Promote family formation and healthy marriages Objective 7.2 Improve the development and learning readiness of preschool children Objective 7.3 Increase the involvement and financial support of non-custodial parents