Using the principles of systems analysis as a guide, this study compared two class schedule formats used by Behavior Management and Parenting Services (BMAPS) in order to address the following research questions: (1) What effects do 2 different class formats have on student attrition and appointment keeping? (2) What effects do 2 different class formats have on student outcomes on a pre and posttest assessment? (3) What effects do 2 different class formats have on staff procedures? BMAPS provides parent education to individuals referred by Child Protective Services. The current research included approximately 200 referred clients with an appointment or class scheduled with BMAPS between January 1, 2006 and September 22, 2007. Data was collected by reviewing client files for class attendance and performance records. Results of this study allow BMAPS to enlist the class format that is correlated with better attrition rates and client outcomes.Attending a parenting class was commonly required of these parents before children could be returned to their home. Other services and actions that may be required included attending alcohol or drug rehabilitation, attending anger management classes, ending an ... Figure 1 shows a supersystem diagram of the organization (Rummler aamp; Brache, 1995). ... Students entered the system as staff, parents referred by the court system and Childrena#39;s Protective Services (CPS) enrolled inanbsp;...
|Title||:||Comparison of Client Attendance, Attrition, and Outcomes in 2 Class System Packages|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|