How to measure ability to pay for social and health services.

by Community Council of Greater New York. Budget Standard Service

Publisher: Community Council of Greater New York in New York

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  • Public welfare -- New York (City),
  • Finance, Personal
LC ClassificationsHV99 N6 C54 1967
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Budget Standard Service. Get this from a library. How to measure ability to pay for social and health services. [Dorothy M Durand; Community Council of Greater New York.

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BEHAVIOR THERAPY 9, () A Self-Report Measure of Social Skill MICHAEL R. LOWE AND JOSEPH R. CAUTELA Boston College Recent behavioral investigations into the assessment and modification of social skills have differed in two important ways from earlier conceptualizations of assertive by: In technical terms, a performance measure is a quantifiable expression of the amount, cost, or result of activities that indicate how much, how well, and at what level, products or services are provided to customers during a given time period.

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