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Rural Research Needs and Data Sources for Selected Human Services Topics

Description
Provides an overview of rural human services. Reviews the literature on work supports for low-income families, substance abuse, and child welfare services, and describes gaps in the research. Identifies 80 data sources that could be used to conduct research on human services topics in rural areas. Provides recommendations to improve the quality and quantity of information available on rural human services.
Date
08/2005
Type
Document
Organizations
HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, Mathematica Policy Research
Tagged as
Child welfare · Children and youth · Families · Human services · Policy · Research methods and resources · Statistics and data · Substance use and misuse