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JSSWR has moved to the University of Chicago Press! Beginning Monday Feb. 3, 2014, all submissions should be made through the new JSSWR website at
Posted: 2014-02-03

JSSWR Joins the University of Chicago Press

The Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research (JSSWR) is joining the distinguished family of journals published by the University of Chicago Press.  
Posted: 2013-10-01 More...

Psychology Progress Selects William Nugent’s JSSWR article as Outstanding Research Article

“The Interchangeability of Scores from Different Measures and Meta-Analytic Effect Size Comparability II: A Simulation Study” (JSSWR Vol. 4, No. 2) has been recognized by Psychology Progress as an Outstanding Research Article.  
Posted: 2013-09-23 More...
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Vol 4, No 4 (2013)

Table of Contents

Invited Manuscripts and Reports

Guest Editor’s Introduction to Special Issue: The Science and Practice of Research Synthesis PDF
Julia H. Littell

Systematic Reviews

Group-Based Parenting Programs for Improving Parenting and Psychosocial Functioning: A Systematic Review PDF
Cathy Bennett, Jane Barlow, Nick Huband, Nadja Smailagic, Verena Roloff
A Systematic Review of Consumer-Providers’ Effects on Client Outcomes in Statutory Mental Health Services: The Evidence and the Path Beyond PDF
Veronica Jean Pitt, Dianne Lowe, Megan Prictor, Sarah Hetrick, Rebecca Ryan, Lynda Berends, Sophie Hill
Dropout Prevention and Intervention Programs for Improving School Completion Among School-Aged Children and Youth: A Systematic Review PDF
Sandra Jo Wilson, Emily Elizabeth Tanner-Smith
Effects of School Dropout Prevention Programs for Pregnant and Parenting Adolescents: A Meta-Analytic Review PDF
Katarzyna T. Steinka-Fry, Sandra Jo Wilson, Emily E. Tanner-Smith


The Synthesis of Partial Effect Sizes PDF
Ariel M Aloe, Christopher G. Thompson
Network Meta-Analysis for Complex Social Interventions: Problems and Potential PDF
Eli S Grant, Tara Calderbank-Batista