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When do we conduct needs assessments?

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Sherry
2020年5月12日
When do we conduct needs assessments?

When do we conduct needs assessments?

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Athena Kiu
2020年6月17日

Welcome. =D

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Sherry
2020年6月17日

Thank you.

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Athena Kiu
2020年6月17日

•Ideally, a needs assessment is conducted beforeestablishing any new social program.
•However, a needs assessment can generate information that is used to aid planning efforts at all stages of a program’s development—start up, expansion, renovation, or closure of particular “services” within a program
•In particular, needs assessment for an existing program is helpful when there is a poor fit between client need and existing services.
•Signs of poor fit are indicated when services are insufficient (or when services made available to clients but not used)

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