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The Administration for Children & Families common framework for research and evaluation

Resource Type: Other
Author(s): United States. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation;
Date Issued: March, 2016
Publisher(s): United States. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation
Description: This document outlines the roles of various types of research and evaluation in generating information and answering empirical questions related to the human services provided by the Administration for Children & Families (ACF). More specifically, this document describes the purpose of each type of research, the empirical and theoretical justifications for different types of studies, types of study outcomes, and quality of evidence. (author abstract)
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Source: (OPRE Report #2016-14). Washington, DC: U.S. Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation. Retrieved from
Topics: Research & Evaluation Methods
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