ERIC Number: EJ635710
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Outcome Assessment: Suggestions for Agency Practice.
Mordock, John B.
Child Welfare, v79 n6 p689-710 Nov-Dec 2000
Presents an overview of the concepts and methods employed by outcome researchers evaluating intervention effectiveness in child welfare, and the problems associated with these methods that make their use by agencies impractical. Discusses concepts of statistical significance, effect size, and the meaningfulness of effects. Emphasizes the need for client value-based judgments regarding the effectiveness of interventions. Outlines the steps for agencies to use client-completed outcome assessment procedures. (Author/JPB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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