Rural Research Needs and Data Sources for Selected Human Services Topics
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.
HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, Mathematica Policy Research
Child welfare · Children and youth · Families · Human services · Policy · Research methods and resources · Statistics and data · Substance use and misuse