Quasi-Experimental Research Designs (Pocket Guide to Social by Bruce A. Thyer

Social Work

By Bruce A. Thyer

it's always the case that moral and pragmatic issues hinder using randomly assigning social paintings consumers to experimental and comparative remedy stipulations. In such situations, the practicality of applying a quasi-experimental process turns into an exceptional replacement. Quasi-experimental examine designs enable researchers to check teams, and using more and more refined courses presents larger statistical regulate for what has develop into the main commonly hired study technique used to guage the results of social paintings courses and rules. This pocket consultant describes the good judgment, layout, and behavior of the variety of such designs, encompassing pre-experiments, quasi-experiments employing a regulate or comparability team, and time-series designs. An introductory bankruptcy describes the precious function all these experiences have performed in social paintings, from the Nineteen Thirties to the current. next chapters delve into each one layout type's significant beneficial properties, the categories of questions it really is in a position to answering, and its strengths and obstacles. via linking the theoretical dialogue of quasi-experimental designs with genuine functions in social paintings literature, the usefulness and power of those examine tools comes alive for readers.

While this publication can be used as a guide, it's going to even have nice price for practitioners looking a better conceptual figuring out of quasi-experimental stories in social paintings literature. Human carrier execs making plans to adopt a software evaluate in their agency's prone will locate this publication important in realizing the stairs and activities had to undertake a quasi-experimental strategy.

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Vom Fall zum Management: Neue Methoden der Sozialen Arbeit by Michael Galuske,Werner Thole

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By Michael Galuske,Werner Thole

Stand und Lage der aktuellen Methodenentwicklung und -diskussion in der Sozialen Arbeit sind nicht leicht zusammenzufassen: viele unterschiedliche tendencies und Optionen werden zurzeit in wiederum vielfältigen - auch interdisziplinären - Kontexten diskutiert. Die Beiträge des Bandes gehen beispielhaft einzelnen Begriffen wie 'Case Management', 'Fallarbeit', 'Sozialraum' und 'Familienarbeit' in ihrem gegenwärtigen Stellenwert und ihren Entwicklungslinien der laufenden Methodendiskussion nach.

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Management in sozialen Organisationen: Handbuch für die by Gerd Gehrmann,Klaus D. Müller

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By Gerd Gehrmann,Klaus D. Müller

Sozialarbeit mit Effektivität und Effizienz

Dieses Handbuch vermittelt allen Mitarbeitern in sozialen Einrichtungen die Grundlagen methodischer Arbeit:

Aufgabenorientiertes Management
Personalmanagement und Leitung
Ressourcen-Management
Selbstmanagement
Case Management
Qualitätsmanagement
Professionelle Konzepte und Methoden Sozialer Arbeit
Reform der Sozialen Dienste
Aktivierende Soziale Arbeit und aktivierender Sozialstaat

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Regards croisés sur le placement familial (French Edition) by Various Authors

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By Various Authors

Les évolutions importantes dans le champ du placement familial renforcent l'intérêt de ce file consacré aux recherches récentes sur cette query. Ce file suggest des articles présentant des recherches françaises, allemandes et néerlandaises. Si celles-ci mettent à jour l'importance de préoccupations nouvelles dans les events de placement elles s'intéressent aussi à l'accès à l'indépendance à l'entrée dans los angeles vie adulte et aux durées d'accompagnement des jeunes après leur sortie.

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Getting Over OCD (The Guilford Self-Help Workbook Series) by Jonathan S Abramowitz

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By Jonathan S Abramowitz

simply think: not more obsessional innovations and compulsive behaviors. not more making plans your day round heading off definite events. you may get over OCD--and sign up for the hundreds of thousands of people that live freer, happier lives because of the clinically confirmed innovations during this ebook. famous OCD expert Dr. Jonathan Abramowitz presents the data, help, and useful instruments you want to: *Understand your obsessions, compulsions, and rituals*Develop a personalised motion plan*Take sluggish steps to securely confront--and master--the occasions you avoid*Find reduction from intrusive concepts, irrespective of how distressing*Overcome compulsion urges*Reduce anxiousness and enhance your relationshipsBased on cognitive-behavioral remedy, the best remedy for OCD, the workbook’s rigorously sequenced routines are illustrated with specified examples. able to recover from OCD? Your trip starts off here.Association for Behavioral and Cognitive treatments (ABCT) Self-Help booklet of Merit

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Getting Ahead of ADHD: What Next-Generation Science Says by Joel T. Nigg

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By Joel T. Nigg

Does poisonous pollutants reason attention-deficit/hyperactivity affliction (ADHD)? What approximately monitor use? Are replacement remedies worthy exploring? Can nutritional alterations support? From major ADHD researcher Joel T. Nigg, this booklet offers interesting remedy advances grounded within the new technology of epigenetics--how genes and the surroundings have interaction. Distinguishing unsupported, even harmful, ways from bona fide breakthroughs, Dr. Nigg describes particular way of life adjustments which have been confirmed to aid the constructing mind. bright tales illustrate how you can maximize the optimistic results of fit nutrients, workout, and sleep, and reduce the wear from tension and different recognized possibility components. The booklet is helping you determine which thoughts carry the main promise for bettering your kid's signs and total well-being--and provides step by step feedback for integrating them into day-by-day life.

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A Guide to Evidence-Based Group Work by Mark J. Macgowan

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By Mark J. Macgowan

this can be the 1st textbook that illustrates, step-by-step, how one can perform evidence-based team paintings. As team employees are more and more being held liable to guage, visual display unit, and increase their perform, there are scant assets on hand that observe in particular to their perform. normal books on evidence-based perform lack the wealthy fabric on staff paintings equipped for the 1st time during this one quantity. Designed in particular as a complement for undergraduate and graduate staff paintings classes, the textual content is geared up round the technique and philosophy of evidence-based perform: formulating applicable perform questions; looking for proof; significantly reviewing to be had facts; using the facts with judgment, ability, and hindrance for the gang contributors; and comparing the results completed. The evidence-based workforce paintings framework teaches scholars how one can skillfully observe most sensible practices via functional studying actions, case examples, examine designs, step by step guidance and checklists, evaluate assistance, and specific directions for formulating questions and comparing solutions. it will likely be both useful as a convenient reference for pros desirous to hone their perform skills.

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Safeguarding Adults (Focus on Social Work Law) by Alison Brammer

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By Alison Brammer

operating to defend adults is a posh zone of perform that calls for cautious balancing of autonomy, safeguard and probability. to be able to make strong, lawful decisions approximately whilst and the way to intrude, practitioners as a result should have a accomplished realizing of ways the legislations applies to safeguarding adults.

In this publication Alison Brammer brings jointly the various strands of grownup safeguarding to supply a succinct advisor to the criminal framework. Designed to equip practitioners with the suitable wisdom for perform, it lays out the present laws and counsel and applies it to various parts of grownup safeguarding, together with defining 'abuse', assessing means and working with situations of legal legislation. The e-book is going directly to examine key examples of great case reports, together with the circumstances of Steve Hoskin and Michael Gilbert.

The textual content is supported by way of various leading edge gains and boxed details to help studying and stimulate reflection:
- Key Case research bins summarize the main points of specific criminal situations and description the results for social paintings practice
- perform concentration containers practice felony ideas and techniques to perform by utilizing social paintings scenarios
- On-The-Spot Questions make stronger figuring out and inspire severe reflection

Alison Brammer is a certified solicitor with professional adventure operating in Social prone, together with baby safeguard, adoption, psychological future health and group care. She coordinates the MA in grownup Safeguarding and the MA in baby Care legislations and perform at Keele collage, united kingdom.

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