Evaluating HIV Prevention Interventions

Hardcover | March 31, 1997

byJoanne E. Mantell, Anthony T. DiVittis, Marilyn I. Auerbach

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This user-friendly, comprehensive guide places evaluation in the context of HIV to give all health care professionals the necessary tools for developing and implementing successful HIV interventions. Every aspect of evaluation is discussed, including: the social and political context of evaluation coding and inter-rater reliability procedures barriers to evaluation and solution the dissemination of results the application of theory to HIV interventions. Case studies and examples from both the US and abroad to illustrate practical issues, and numerous tables and figures complement the text.

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This user-friendly, comprehensive guide places evaluation in the context of HIV to give all health care professionals the necessary tools for developing and implementing successful HIV interventions. Every aspect of evaluation is discussed, including: the social and political context of evaluation coding and inter-rater relia...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:310 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.04 inPublished:March 31, 1997Publisher:Springer US

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ISBN - 10:0306454769

ISBN - 13:9780306454769

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Table of Contents

Introduction to Evaluating HIV/AIDS Prevention Programs. Involving Communities in Evaluation. Evaluation Basics. Conducting Needs Assessment. Selecting an Evaluation Study Design. Quantitative Measures in Evaluation. Using Qualitative Methods. Applying Theory to HIV Prevention Interventions. Evaluating Individual-Level and Community-Level Interventions. Conclusion. Index.

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`Excellent ... a highly recommended book for all academic and medical libraries ... Should be read by anyone who is administering any HIV prevention program.' AIDS Book Review Journal `Serves an important need ... recommended for health science libraries.' Doody's Electronic Journal `Both experienced and neophyte managers can use this book as a guide to initiating or improving program evaluation. ... Detailed case studies, assessment documents, and health-related behavioral models provide clinicians, educators, and administrators with a timely, useful, and comprehensive text.' Readings, 12:4 (1999)