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Author: Ken C. Winters, Ph.d.
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: treatment, improvement, protocol, disorders, substance, assessing, adolescents, screening
Number of Pages: 163
Published: 1999-10
ISBN-10: 0788185861
ISBN-13: 9780788185861

Presents information on identifying, screening, & assessing adolescents who use substances. This report focuses on the most current procedures & instruments for detecting substance abuse among adolescents, conducting comprehensive assessments, & beginning treatment planning. Presents appropriate strategies & guidelines for screening & assessment. Explains legal issues concerning Federal & State confidentiality laws. Provides guidance for screening & assessing adolescents in juvenile justice settings. Summarizes instruments to screen & assess adolescents for substance & general functioning doma

Author: Jack L. Brock, Jr.
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: guide, assessment, reengineering, process, business
Number of Pages: 76
Published: 1997-09-01
ISBN-10: 0788146386
ISBN-13: 9780788146381

Discusses nine assessment issues that are grouped into three major areas: assessing the decision to pursue Business Process Reengineering (BPR), focuses on strategic & general management issues that need to be resolved before an organization embarks on a BPR project. Assessing the new process' development picks up at the point where the organization has decided to begin a BPR project. It focuses on the management of the BPR team, the team's process redesign activities, & the business case it develops. Assessing project implementation & results deals with the problems involved in piloting & dep

Author: Nancy Kingsbury
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: data, processed, computer, reliability, assessing
Number of Pages: 59
Published: 2011-04
ISBN-10: 1437919146
ISBN-13: 9781437919141

Computer-processed data (CPD) from outside sources are often central to audit reports. Because assessing CPD requires more technical tests, it may seem that such data are subject to a higher standard of testing than other evidence. This is not the case. For ex., we apply the same tests of sufficiency and appropriateness that we apply to other types of evidence, but in assessing CPD, we focus on one test in the evidence standard -- appropriateness -- which includes validity and reliability, which in turn includes the completeness and accuracy of the data. This guide provides a flexible, risk-ba

Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: workshop, repositories, geological, proceedings, paris, april, france, safety, closure, management, waste, handling, timescales, post, assessing, radioactive
Number of Pages: 226
Published: 2002-11-14
ISBN-10: 9264099123
ISBN-13: 9789264099128

A workshop entitled the "Handling of timescales in assessing post-closure safety" of deep geological repositories for radioactive waste was organised in Paris on 16-18 April 2002 and hosted by the French Institute for Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety (IRSN). The main objective of the workshop was to identify and discuss approaches related to, and work done on, the timescales issue within national radioactive waste management programmes in the context of assessing post-closure safety. The timescales in question depend upon the half-lives and levels of activity of the radionu.

Author: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Na
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: fishing, industry, rome, december, subsidies, reporting, expert, consultation, identifying, assessing, report
Number of Pages: 92
Published: 2003-04-10
ISBN-10: 9251048908
ISBN-13: 9789251048900

The consultation reviewed an FAO guide for identifying, assessing and reporting on subsidies. It recommended that FAO support Members in undertaking studies based on the guide. The experts considered it important that available methodologies be used to assess impacts flowing from actions taken by recipients of subsidies on environment, trade, economic growth and social conditions.

Author: Benjamin F. Nelson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: relevance, priority, efficiency, assessing, framework, affairs, budget, international
Number of Pages: 57
Published: 1997-06
ISBN-10: 0788175505
ISBN-13: 9780788175503

Presents a discussion of the programs & activities funded by the international affairs budget. Provides an overview of the six categories into which the international affairs programs have been placed -- security & peacekeeping operations, bilateral assistance, foreign affairs management, public diplomacy, multilateral assistance, & trade & investment. Outlines a framework for assessing the activities & their funding, & discusses some of the critical issues & questions that should be examined in each of the six categories. Charts & tables.

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: foreign, dependence, dod, risk, base, assessing, industrial
Number of Pages: 52
Published: 2004-08-30
ISBN-10: 0788117602
ISBN-13: 9780788117602

Responds to concerns about the security risk of purchasing military products & technologies from foreign sources. Addresses four questions: (1) What basic factors determine the national security risks of buying from foreign sources? (2) How can these factors be measured & evaluated? (3) Is appropriate data assessing foreign sourcing being collected? & (4) What are some U.S. policy options for dealing with the risks of buying goods & technologies from foreign sources? Charts & tables.
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