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dc.contributor.advisorHornick, Joseph P.
dc.contributor.authorGubbels, Paula
dc.coverage.spatial2000002282en
dc.date.accessioned2005-07-21T22:05:07Z
dc.date.available2005-07-21T22:05:07Z
dc.date.issued1988
dc.identifier.citationGubbels, P. (1988). Airdrie: a needs assessment survey (Unpublished master's thesis). University of Calgary, Calgary, AB. doi:10.11575/PRISM/20194en_US
dc.identifier.isbn0315424907en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1880/24029
dc.descriptionBibliography: p. 116-119.en
dc.description.abstractThe major purpose of this research study was to conduct a needs assessment in the city of Airdrie. A questionnaire was developed and mailed to a random sample of 530 residents. Respondents were asked to respond to questions which focused on their attitudes toward Airdrie, their perceptions on social problems, their satisfaction with the current social service delivery system, and their experiences in using the services available. Demographic data was also collected. Results showed that residents generally enjoyed Iiving in Airdrie and that they shared a sense of community spirit and pride. There was, however, concern among residents toward social issues such as unemployment, substance abuse and family conflict. Generally, respondents were dissatisfied with the current level of services available. Results indicated that residents may be precluded from seeking and obtaining services which are located in Calgary. A comparison between the services available in Airdrie and in other Alberta cities demonstrated that Airdrie residents are at a disadvantage with respect to the services available in their community. Support for expanding the current social service delivery system was demonstrated. Specifically, there was a need to provide residents with access to specialized counselling services. Support was also demonstrated for expanding bus service into Calgary and thereby making Calgary-based services more accessible to Airdrie residents.
dc.format.extentix, 132 leaves ; 30 cm.en
dc.language.isoeng
dc.rightsUniversity of Calgary graduate students retain copyright ownership and moral rights for their thesis. You may use this material in any way that is permitted by the Copyright Act or through licensing that has been assigned to the document. For uses that are not allowable under copyright legislation or licensing, you are required to seek permission.
dc.subject.lccHV 700 C3 G83 1988en
dc.subject.lcshHuman services - Alberta - Airdrie
dc.subject.lcshNeeds assessment - Alberta - Airdrie
dc.titleAirdrie: a needs assessment survey
dc.typemaster thesis
dc.publisher.institutionUniversity of Calgaryen
dc.identifier.doihttp://dx.doi.org/10.11575/PRISM/20194
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Social Work
thesis.degree.nameMSW
thesis.degree.disciplineSocial Welfare
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Calgary
dc.identifier.lccHV 700 C3 G83 1988en
dc.publisher.placeCalgaryen
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ucalgary.thesis.uarcreleaseyen
ucalgary.item.requestcopytrue
ucalgary.thesis.accessionTheses Collection 58.002:Box 656 520535166


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University of Calgary graduate students retain copyright ownership and moral rights for their thesis. You may use this material in any way that is permitted by the Copyright Act or through licensing that has been assigned to the document. For uses that are not allowable under copyright legislation or licensing, you are required to seek permission.