Handbook for Management of Human Service Agencies by Professor T.F. Riggar, Mr. R.E. Matkin

By Professor T.F. Riggar, Mr. R.E. Matkin

A uncomplicated advisor for people accountable for constructing and/or working entire or really expert human provider programs.


Drawing on greater than a decade of lecture room event and improvement and incorporating criteria from the fee on Accreditation of Rehabilitation amenities (1985 Edition), Riggar and Matkin have created a administration instrument that's as sensible for human carrier companies because it is for college kids. this is the basic administration wisdom required to set up or deal with every kind of human provider courses and facilities.


The textual content is geared up into 23 sections that describe projects starting from con­structing challenge statements and admis­sion standards to constructing start-up budgets and allocating area for either di­rect and oblique prone. every one part offers definitions and guidance, prac­tical examples, workouts, and chosen references. whereas the focal point is at the prac­tices of the non-public not-for-profit area, these operating in a profit-oriented atmosphere will locate some of the sections and ex­ercises to be worthy aids for constructing, working, and holding winning programs.

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Advertising Committee. The advertising committee studies and recommends policy and activities to the governing body relating to effective advertising and promotion of products or services. It arranges for obtaining adequate background data in the form of market Page 42 research before setting up an advertising program. It also studies and recommends the appropriate media outlets to be used in an advertising campaign. Program Planning Committee. The program planning committee reviews, on a continuing basis, facility and program objectives and studies problems as well as trends in current growth.

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