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5 edition of Measuring Community Indicators found in the catalog.

Measuring Community Indicators

A Systems Approach to Drug and Alcohol Problems (Applied Social Research Methods)

by Paul J. Gruenewald

  • 149 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Sage Publications, Inc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alcoholism,
  • Drug addiction & substance abuse,
  • Substance abuse,
  • Social indicators,
  • Psychopathology - Addiction,
  • Social Science,
  • Self-Help,
  • Substance Abuse & Addictions - General,
  • Sociology,
  • Statistics,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / Addictions,
  • Statistical methods,
  • United States,
  • Recovery

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages120
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8028458M
    ISBN 100761906851
    ISBN 109780761906858

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Community indicators, as a framework for the measurement of community wellbeing and progress established in collaboration with the community itself, have more than three decades of history in the. and measuring community progress on a wide variety of issues with which it was concerned.

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Achieving and Measuring Community Outcomes Introduction More than United Ways are working with agencies they fund on program outcome measure-ment. A far smaller but growing number of United Ways are seeking to expand and measure their impact on the community beyond the independent efforts of individual funded programs.

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One of the primary goals of our site is to explain what indicators are, how indicators relate to sustainability, how to identify good indicators of sustainability, and how. Get this from a library. Measuring community indicators: a systems approach to drug and alcohol problems.

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How do communities go about measuring the effectiveness of their drug and alcohol. Measurement Tools for a Community Health Improvement Process C hapter 4 has outlined a community health improvement process (CHIP) through which communities can assess health needs and priorities, formulate a health improvement strategy, and use performance indicators as part of a continuing and accountable process.

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Series: The Search Institute Series on Developmentally Attentive Community and Society (3) (Book 3)Format: Hardcover. Indicators: list and definitions Health status indicators are a set of surveillance data that has been analysed in a way that permits assessment of the health status of the population so that public health priorities and actions can be appropriately identified.

The selection of indicators should be primarily based on existing andFile Size: KB. Initiatives to measure community development became more common in rural areas in the s (Phillips, ). The Central Texas Sustainability Indicators Project and the Pueblo Community Indicators Project in 29 communities in Colorado are such examples (Phillips, ).

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MEASURE Evaluation developed this collection of indicators to guide community-based HIV programs in monitoring their performance and thereby enhance informed decision making.Criteria for consideration of working with a community included attributes such as community size, critical infrastructure, important economic supply chain nodes, demographic and economic diversity, and types of natural hazard risks the community faces.

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