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An Analysis of the Correspondence Between the Measures Collected by an Autism Treatment Center and its Stated Mission Goals Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title An Analysis of the Correspondence Between the Measures Collected by an Autism Treatment Center and its Stated Mission Goals

Creator

  • Author: Kowalchuk, Holly M.
    Creator Type: Personal

Contributor

  • Chair: Rosales, Shahla Ala’i
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Major Professor
  • Committee Member: Rosales-Ruiz, Jesus
    Contributor Type: Personal
  • Committee Member: Vaidya, Manish
    Contributor Type: Personal
  • Committee Member: Friesen, Jennifer
    Contributor Type: Personal

Publisher

  • Name: University of North Texas
    Place of Publication: Denton, Texas
    Additional Info: www.unt.edu

Date

  • Creation: 2012-05

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: This study was a program evaluation for an autism treatment center for the period of April 2008 through August 2011. the study extended previous evaluations of the autism treatment center. the purpose of this evaluation was to determine the degree to which the center’s measures corresponded with its stated mission goals. a number of data sources were reviewed including client records of demographic and outcome information. Findings suggest the center maintained records that allow for the evaluation of most of its mission’s goals. There were, however, difficulties with data collection, storage, and retrieval. the present program evaluation found that missing information and lack of follow-up information hindered efforts toward mission evaluation.

Subject

  • Keyword: Autistic children
  • Keyword: treatment
  • Keyword: evaluation
  • Keyword: Easter Seals North Texas Autism Treatment Program

Collection

  • Name: UNT Theses and Dissertations
    Code: UNTETD

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries
    Code: UNT

Rights

  • Rights Access: public
  • Rights Holder: Kowalchuk, Holly M.
  • Rights License: copyright
  • Rights Statement: Copyright is held by the author, unless otherwise noted. All rights Reserved.

Resource Type

  • Thesis or Dissertation

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc115107

Degree

  • Academic Department: Department of Behavior Analysis
  • Degree Discipline: Behavior Analysis
  • Degree Level: Master's
  • Degree Name: Master of Science
  • Degree Grantor: University of North Texas
  • Degree Publication Type: thesi

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