Portland State University. Department of Social Work
Date of Publication
Master of Social Work (MSW)
Volunteer workers in social service -- Oregon -- Portland, Paraprofessionals in social service -- Oregon -- Portland, Paraprofessionals in social service, Volunteer workers in social service
1 online resource (63 p.)
This is a study of Yellow Brick Road a paraprofessional volunteer training and group counseling program. The study was designed to help determine whether or not the program was meeting its own goals which are stated as: 1) to offer clients an experience which not only helps them to effect change in their lives, but to maintain those changes through healthy time-restructuring within a supportive environment; 2) to demonstrate that volunteers who are undergoing intensive training can provide quality counseling and other services; 3) to create a community environment supportive of healthy change.
Toward evaluating these broadly stated goals, this study will specifically look at these factors: 1) client satisfaction, 2) internal program consistency, 3) activity group validity, that is, whether or not activity groups contribute to the change process.
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Hartman, Cherry and Narboe, Nan, "An evaluative study of Yellow Brick Road" (1975). Dissertations and Theses. Paper 2158.