Samaritan House Case Study

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Findings: Samaritan House The results of my evaluation of Samaritan House were somewhat positive. I approached my evaluation utilizing quantitative and qualitative methods of research. I received more survey participation than I anticipated and the interviews revealed a lot of information I was unaware of in the beginning. The research topic I am investigating is, “How is Samaritan House ensuring a successful transition for clients after receiving services and shelter?” This issue is imperative as ensuring the clients seeking services from Samaritan House will be set up for safety, independence and success. A study suggests that victims who have experienced post-traumatic stress symptoms such as re-experiencing the trauma, avoidance of memories or situations, sleep problems, emotional numbing, hypervigilance and regression after leaving a violent relationship were likely to be victimized again. (Berry, Logan, Sliter & Stockdale, 2014). My evaluation places emphases on how the Samaritan House ensures their clients do not become re-victimized. Results Since the nature of Samaritan House’s services are rather private, client…show more content…
This agency proved to be very meticulous in the care of their clients and the employees take their positions to help women and men of intimate partner violence very serious. The clients that filled out the surveys, although not many, gave tremendously encouraging feedback in the surveys that were disbursed. The lack of participation could be for various reasons out of Samaritan House’s control. A recommendation I can make at this time is for Samaritan House to conduct surveys routinely and “check in” with their clients to ensure the program continues to be as effective as it has proven to be. The staff verbalized that they only conduct surveys sporadically, and making it a bi-yearly routine may prove to be

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