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Evaluation of the Los Angeles County System of Drug Abuse Services

  • Lucille Burlew-Lawler
  • Herman L. DeBose

Abstract

An operational research model and such basic research principles as the ethics of confidentiality of data, the completeness, accuracy and objectivity of that data and the relevance to desired outcomes of the evaluation criteria adopted, form the basis for the evaluation procedures and instruments developed by the Los Angeles County Drug Office.

Keywords

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Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Lucille Burlew-Lawler
    • 1
  • Herman L. DeBose
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Public HealthSan FranciscoUSA
  2. 2.Los Angeles Country Drug Abuse Program Director’s OfficeUSA

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