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Bickman, L., and Rog, DJ (1998). Handbook of applied social research methods. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publishers.

Bloom, M., Fischer, J., and Orme, J.G. (1995). Evaluating practice: Guidelines for the accountable professional. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall.

Borenstein, M., Rothstein, H., & Cohen, J. (2001). Power and Precision. Englewood, NJ: Biostat, Inc

Boruch, R.F. (1997). Randomized experiments for planning and evaluation: A practical guide. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications.

Cheetham, J., Fuller, R., McIvor, G., Petch, A. (1992). Evaluating social work effectiveness. Philadelphia: Open University Press.

Cook, T.D. and Campbell, D.T. (1979). Quasi-Experimentation: Design as analysis issues in field settings. Chicago: Rand McNally.

Denzin, N.K. and Lincoln, Y. S. (eds.) (1994). Handbook of qualitative research. Thousands Oaks: Sage Publications.

Grinnell, R. Jr., ed. (2001). Social work research and evaluation. (6th edition) Itasca, IL: F.E. Peacock Publishers.

Hess, P., & Mullen, E.J. (1995). Practitioner-researcher partnerships: Building knowledge from, in, and for practice. Washington: DC. NASW Press.

Kerlinger, F. & Lee, H.B. (2000). Foundations of behavioral research.(4th edition). New York: Harcourt College Publishers.

Marlow, C. (1997). Research methods for generalist social work. Pacific Grove, CA. Brooks/Cole.

Riessman, C. K. (1994). Qualitative studies in social work research. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications.

Rossi, P.H., Freeman H.E., Lipsey, M.W. (1999). Evaluation: a systematic approach (6th edition). Newbury Park: Sage Publications.

Rubin, A. and E. Babbie (2001). Research methods for social work. (4th edition). Belmont, CA, Wadsworth/Thomson Learning.

Sherman, E. and Reid, W. J. (1994). Qualitative research in social work. New York: Columbia University Press.