Santa Clara County TB Case Management 1 yearpilot program
The Santa Clara County Health Department Tuberculosis Prevention and Control Program is responsible for the control and treatment of Tuberculosis (TB) in the area of i
PADM 213 POLICY ANALYSIS AND EVALUATION Instructor: Ron Sylvia Office: Clark 404M Phone: 408-924-5553 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Course Description: PADM 213 Policy Analysis and Evaluation: a course focusing on the prospect and problems of designing, condu
What do I want to study?
Create a paradigm of truth for the ages? Add to the store of knowledge on a topic? Test conventional wisdom about a problem or program? Study something that will benefit my agency, improve programs operation or solve a problem?
Public Policy as Politics
Policy as Pub. Admin
Political actors Career bureaucracy Political executives
Distributive Policy Redistributive Policy
Demand for accountability
The first step is to find someone who cares
If A is not causing B we don't want to know to a statistical certitude. If B is not working what is wrong with A?
Something is not only what it is, it is what it is not.
Formative or Process Evaluations
Out come evaluat ion For m follows funct ion.
Audience Dr iven: St akeholder s, L egislat or s, Over head agencies Ext er nal account abilit y agencies
Do we want an out come evaluat ion or a pr ogr am audit ? Dat a dr iven agencies. Basing decisions on r