Mantell, Joanne E., DiVittis, Anthony T., Auerbach, Marilyn I.
1997, XVI, 298 p.
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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.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »AIDS - AIDS prevention - HIV - HIV prevention - HIV/AIDS - assessment - prevention
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.