program that they want to develop.

Response to colleagues

1.  Colleague Marly               Attached Document

2.   Colleague Taishea         Attached Document


Dudley, J. R. (2014). Social work evaluation: Enhancing what we do. (2nd ed.) Chicago, IL: Lyceum Books.

· (For review) Chapter 6, “Needs Assessment” (pp. 107–142)

· Chapter 7, “Crafting Goals and Objectives” (pp. 144–164)

Document: Tutty, L. M., & Rothery, M. A. (2010). Needs assessments. In B. Thyer (Ed.), The handbook of social work research methods (2nd ed.,pp. 149–162). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. (PDF)

Respond to at least two colleagues by doing all of the following: 1 page each

· Indicate strengths of their needs assessment plan that will enable the needs assessments to yield support for the program that they want to develop.

· Offer suggestions to improve the needs assessment plan in areas such as:

o Defining the extent and scope of the need

o Obtaining important information about the target population

o Identifying issues that might affect the target population’s ability to access the program or services

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