Writing the Needs Assessment Report

David Royse, Michele Staton‐Tindall, Karen Badger and J. Matthew Webster

in Needs Assessment

Published in print April 2009 | ISBN: 9780195368789
Published online May 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199863860 | DOI:

Series: Pocket Guides to Social Work Research Methods

 Writing the Needs Assessment Report

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This chapter provides helpful suggestions for writing the needs assessment report and executive summary, which will assist the consideration for the stakeholders and other important persons who are in a position to use the findings to achieve the kind of changes needed for creating new services, modifying existing services, or reordering budgetary priorities. Component parts of the final report may include: the introduction, the methodology, the findings, recommendations, and the limitations.

Keywords: writing style; final report; executive summary; limitations; dissemination; stakeholders

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