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Facilitating Community Change. A Case Study of Marin City Families First [microform] / Douglas Quiett and Others
Bib ID 5593822
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
Quiett, Douglas
 
Online Versions
Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1995 
105 p. 
Summary

This report documents the development and progress of Marin City Families First (MCFF), a project undertaken in Marin City (California) in 1993 by the Far West Laboratory's (FWL) Center for Child and Family Studies. Its goal was to develop a model comprehensive child and family support system for low-income communities. In pursuing its objective of establishing an advocacy and case management system for Marin City residents and young children and establishing decision-making links among community agencies and networks, the intervention followed principles and collaboration strategies developed by the FWL in its previous work. FWL researchers encountered a unique mix of elements in Marin City that exerted a strong influence on the intervention. The case study communicates the MCFF researchers' experience as a community change agent in the complex Marin City environment and explores the variables that limit the impact of the intervention strategy. It recommends approaches to several key community and agency issues, including shifting funding sources, dysfunction among social service agencies, and training for staff working in a severely impoverished community with fundamental social problems. Appendix A is a chart of Families First services, and Appendix B is a lengthy table of evaluation results. (Contains 30 references.) (Author/SLD)

Notes

Sponsoring Agency: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.

Contract Number: RP1001006.

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: https://eric.ed.gov/

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Agency Cooperation.  |  Case Studies.  |  Child Welfare.  |  Community Change.  |  Community Programs.  |  Family Programs.  |  Integrated Services.  |  Intervention.  |  Low Income Groups.  |  Program Development.  |  Program Evaluation.  |  Social Problems.  |  Training.  |  Urban Areas.  |  California (Marin County)
Form/genre Reports, Evaluative.
Other authors/contributors Far West Lab. for Educational Research and Development, San Francisco, CA. Center for Child & Family Studies
Available From ERIC 
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300 |a105 p.
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500 |aContract Number: RP1001006.|5ericd
520 |aThis report documents the development and progress of Marin City Families First (MCFF), a project undertaken in Marin City (California) in 1993 by the Far West Laboratory's (FWL) Center for Child and Family Studies. Its goal was to develop a model comprehensive child and family support system for low-income communities. In pursuing its objective of establishing an advocacy and case management system for Marin City residents and young children and establishing decision-making links among community agencies and networks, the intervention followed principles and collaboration strategies developed by the FWL in its previous work. FWL researchers encountered a unique mix of elements in Marin City that exerted a strong influence on the intervention. The case study communicates the MCFF researchers' experience as a community change agent in the complex Marin City environment and explores the variables that limit the impact of the intervention strategy. It recommends approaches to several key community and agency issues, including shifting funding sources, dysfunction among social service agencies, and training for staff working in a severely impoverished community with fundamental social problems. Appendix A is a chart of Families First services, and Appendix B is a lengthy table of evaluation results. (Contains 30 references.) (Author/SLD)
530 |aMay also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18:|uhttps://eric.ed.gov/
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650 1 7 |aChild Welfare.|2ericd
650 1 7 |aCommunity Change.|2ericd
650 0 7 |aCommunity Programs.|2ericd
650 1 7 |aFamily Programs.|2ericd
650 1 7 |aIntegrated Services.|2ericd
650 0 7 |aIntervention.|2ericd
650 1 7 |aLow Income Groups.|2ericd
650 0 7 |aProgram Development.|2ericd
650 0 7 |aProgram Evaluation.|2ericd
650 0 7 |aSocial Problems.|2ericd
650 0 7 |aTraining.|2ericd
650 0 7 |aUrban Areas.|2ericd
653 1 |aCalifornia (Marin County)
655 7 |aReports, Evaluative.|2ericd
710 2 |aFar West Lab. for Educational Research and Development, San Francisco, CA. Center for Child & Family Studies.
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