The assignments in this course build on one another to culminate in your Program Evaluation Plan. In order to plan a program evaluation, we must first understand the program and the needs of the population served. You may use the elements in bold below as headings in your paper. For this assignment, you will compose a 4 page paper (paper MUST be in APA) with the following components:
Identify and describe a criminal justice program in your community (you may use the program described in Discussion Post #2).
What is the mission of the program and specific population served?
What services does this program provide?
In what way does this particular program address a significant need in the community? Make sure to cite the relevant information source to support the need for the program.
In what way(s) would the program benefit from an evaluation?
What are some ethical considerations in the planning and implementation of this program evaluation?
Consider this: If you were hired as an external evaluator to evaluate this program, what are some initial steps you would take to plan this evaluation?
First thing, I want you to do before write the paper I want you to read those chapters readings and PowerPoint, I send to you as an attachment. In order to understand how to write the essay paper and to be able to follow perfectly you have to looks at those attachments.
Based on those chapters’ readings and PowerPoints looks at the essay make sure all questions are answer perfectly. You can replace whatever phrases you thing that makes any sense. Moreover, make sure all paragraph are complete sentences.
Vito, G. F. & Higgins, G. E. (2015). Practical Program Evaluation for Criminal Justice.
Waltham, MA: Elsevier.
American Psychological Association. (2009). Publication Manual of the Psychological
Association. (6th ed.). Washington DC: American Psychological Association.
For each citation, you do in a separate page I want you to send me the exact page number you cited from the reading attachment and PowerPoint I sent to you. I want to verify if what you write is coming from directly Vito, G. F. & Higgins, G. E. (2015).
To support what you write you can use appropriate scholarly sources include articles from academic journals, textbooks, (From 2013 to 2018). The paper must base on the Vito, G. F. & Higgins, G. E. (2015).
However, an open-source websites (e.g., Wikipedia) are NOT suitable sources for the writing paper. The use of such sources will decrease your score.
Assignments must be written and typed following the guidelines in the Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (APA manual), and must be written at college level, with good sentence structure and good syntax. Students must also adhere to the professional guidelines for the use of copyrighted literature and commercially produced materials, as well as materials generated by colleagues and friends and information collected from conferences and presentations.