Research methods in child welfare

Introduction to child welfare research -- The philosophy and logic of research -- Ethical considerations -- Problem formulation -- Sampling theory -- Single-system design -- Group designs -- Using existing data -- Measurement theory and measure selection -- Surveys -- Case studies -- Focus groups --...

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Main Author: Baker, Amy J. L. (Author)
Other Authors: Charvat, Benjamin J.
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: New York Columbia Univ. Press c2008
Online Access: Inhaltsverzeichnis (Verlag)
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Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
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Summary:Introduction to child welfare research -- The philosophy and logic of research -- Ethical considerations -- Problem formulation -- Sampling theory -- Single-system design -- Group designs -- Using existing data -- Measurement theory and measure selection -- Surveys -- Case studies -- Focus groups -- In-depth interviews -- Data analysis techniques -- Dissemination of research findings -- Continuous quality improvement in agency practice -- Agency-based program evaluation -- Final thoughts
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:XII, 448 S. graph. Darst. 24 cm
ISBN:9780231141307
9780231141314