Part-time faculty to be a course build and instructional lead for SWK 775- Program Evaluation (3 credits). Course description: Evaluation of human service programs reflected in students' field placements. Evaluability assessment. Program description. Posing evaluation questions. Quantitative and qualitative methods of needs assessment, information management, process evaluation, outcome evaluation, cost analysis, reporting results. Students enrolled in the course must have a taken pre-req of SWK 662 with a co-req of SWK 771 or SWK 772. The purpose of the course is to help students develop the conceptual knowledge and research skills necessary to evaluate social work practice and human services programs. While the course emphasizes the internal evaluation of service delivery programs, connections are drawn to policy level evaluation and to the evaluation of clinical practice. The course presents an overview of basic elements of program evaluation and examines the agency context of evaluation, using students' field settings. Throughout the course, ethnic and cultural competence are addressed as core issues of evaluation practice. Students also will become more critical consumers of published research and evaluation literature.
SWK 775 is designed for graduate students whose primary interest is in developing knowledge and skill for the evaluation of health and human service programs. Position begins August 2, 2021
Internal Number: 87167
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