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The Context of Youth Violence: Resilience, Risk, and Protection

Jack M. Richman, Mark W. Fraser - Family & Relationships - 2001 - 210 pages
Leading scholars summarize the current research on risk, protection, and resilience in the context of youth violence and its implications for practice with children and ...
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Violence in Context: Current Evidence on Risk, Protection, and Prevention

Todd I. Herrenkohl, Eugene Aisenberg, James Herbert Williams, Jeffrey M. Jenson - Social Science - 2010 - 208 pages
Public and academic interest in youth and community violence has grown with school shootings, horrific cases of child abuse, and reports of domestic abuse becoming regular news ...
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Intervention Research: Developing Social Programs

Mark W. Fraser, Jack M. Richman, Maeda J. Galinsky, Steven H. Day - Social Science - 2009 - 224 pages
When social workers draw on experience, theory, or data in order to develop new strategies or enhance existing ones, they are conducting intervention research. This relatively ...
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Making Choices: Social Problem-solving Skills for Children

Mark W. Fraser - Social Science - 2000 - 188 pages
Based on a cognitive problem-solving approach, this book addresses the urgent need for children to acquire competence in meeting the demands of childhood within social, school ...
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Youth Violence: Current Research and Recent Practice Innovations

Jeffrey M. Jenson, Matthew O. Howard - Social Science - 1999 - 261 pages
A timely, eye-opening book on the youth violence that has galvanised America, this book pinpoints and probes the etiology of this escalating trend, which is found in urban ...
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Risk and Resilience in Childhood: An Ecological Perspective

Mark W. Fraser - Social Science - 1997 - 295 pages
Examines the reasons why some children face enormous odds, but prevail over adversity to achieve success, while others fail to thrive. This work provides an in-depth discussion ...
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Propensity Score Analysis: Statistical Methods and Applications

Shenyang Guo, Mark W. Fraser - Social Science - 2009 - 392 pages
Propensity Score Analysis provides readers with a systematic review of the origins, history, and statistical foundations of PSA and illustrates how it can be used for solving ...
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The Child Welfare Challenge: Policy, Practice, and Research

Peter J. Pecora, James K. Whittaker, Anthony N. Maluccio, Richard P. Barth - Social Science - 2012 - 458 pages
Within a historical and contemporary context, this book examines major policy practice and research issues as they jointly shape child welfare practice and its future. In ...
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