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    1. Who are key stakeholders in an alcohol and drug abuse program? Describe their
    role. That is, identify who is invested in this program's success (100 words)

    2. What are some ways that a program (alcohol and drug abuse program) success could be defined? What is a clear statement that clearly specifies success for this particular program (i.e., how will we know that the program is successful vs. not successful? (100 words)

    3. a. List 2 (distinct) outcomes that demonstrate that the program is effective.
    b. Identify 2 (distinct) indicators that measure program success/effectiveness for outcome 1.
    c. Identify 2 (distinct) indicators that you could use to measure program success/effectiveness for outcome 2.

    4. Describe a plan for data collection for this program, including how it would be collected (e.g., surveys; observations; interviews) and from whom (think about stakeholders and anyone that is influenced by this program.

    (This question is asking to elaborate on information that was identified in Q1 and Q2 (a-c). In Q2 (a-c), you identified what you will look for to measure program efficacy as a way to determine whether the program is successful or not; in Q4, you are describing a plan for how you will obtain this information.) (200 words)

    5. Describe how this overall gathered information determines whether the program's goals are realized in the outcomes that are assessed.(200 words)

    *NEED THESE NOTES BEFORE 6:00 PM MT TIME*

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    1. Who are key stakeholders in an alcohol and drug abuse program? Describe their role. That is, identify who is invested in this program's success (100 words)

    The primary stakeholders within any alcohol and drug abuse program are the patients, the facility, it's healthcare providers, social workers, and ultimately the community itself. The community depends upon the success of the program to ensure that patients don't recidivate while patient's depend on the program's success to avoid going to jail or prison as well as a potential grave. The healthcare providers are invested in the success of the facility to ensure that patients are able to become healthy and productive members of the community. The facility needs the patients to succeed so that they can garner more patients based upon previous success.

    2. What are some ways that a program (alcohol and drug abuse program) success could be defined? What is a clear statement that clearly specifies success for this particular program (i.e., how will we know that the program is successful vs. not successful? (100 words)

    In essence, there is no definitive answer for describing whether a program has been successful or unsuccessful. There are different constituencies who define their idea of success in regard to whether a program has been effective, and I will outline these different definitions of program success. In reference to the political leaders, their definition of success is garnered from the law and order perspective wherein any lack of improvement in criminal acts ...

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    Alcohol and drug abuse key stakeholders are identified. The indicators to measure the program is determined.

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