ABOUT THIS BOOK
This is volume 13 issue 4 of Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research. The Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research (JSSWR) is a peer-reviewed publication dedicated to presenting innovative, rigorous original research on social problems, intervention programs, and policies. By creating a venue for the timely dissemination of empirical findings and advances in research methods, JSSWR seeks to strengthen the rigor of social work research and advance the knowledge in social work and allied professions and disciplines. Special emphasis is placed on publishing findings on the effectiveness of social and health services, including public policies and practices. JSSWR publishes an array of perspectives, research approaches, and types of analyses that advance knowledge useful for designing social programs, developing innovative public policies, and improving social work practice.