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Abstract Determining the effectiveness of intervention with clients is of increasing importance to social service agencies. One of the major problems is to conceptualize and measure the impact of such intervention, for which valid and reliable measures of treatment outcomes are essential. This...
Abstract This study presents documentation that compares community mental health centers and family service agencies. Although these are complementary in function, their degree of interaction is less than optimal. This paper compares the characteristics of the two systems, using data regarding...
Abstract Discussion of the Food Stamp program in the literature has concentrated on the failure of low-income persons to take full advantage of their entitlement, which is often attributed to such causes as the complexity of the program. This study uses existing data to investigate the...
Abstract This article reports the findings of a 20-year study of children from lower-class multiproblem urban families, some of whose parents were alcoholics. The study found that although the parents' alcoholism increased the problems of these already troubled children and increased the...
Abstract This study of 34 alcohol-dependent clients found that problem drinkers will be more responsive to treatment when they are undergoing a personal crisis brought on by pressure or loss in their social situation. This content is only available as a PDF. Author notes This study was supported...
Abstract General-purpose statistical packages written in natural language have been designed to facilitate access to computer resources. This article presents an overview of these packages and discusses their usefulness to the researcher in social work. This content is only available as a PDF....
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