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Why data and collaboration are key to social workers’ success

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By Gary Pettengell, ECINS If there were ever a time to truly appreciate the essential contributions to society made by social workers – it would be now. As we find ways to recognize, inspire, and equip social work professionals tackling a confluence of challenges in schools, families, and communities, the most important thing is to acknowledge the immense challenges they ... Read More »

Linear Regression Analysis: Assumptions and Applications

Information surrounds us; data floods us. Whether presidential poll numbers, statistics on childhood poverty, or the latest box office numbers, we are inundated with figures. Being able to analyze data is important for people who work with data, and statistical analysis is an important tool in this work. Linear Regression Analysis: Assumptions and Applications, by John P. Hoffmann and Kevin ... Read More »

2009 Volunteering in America Report is now available at VolunteeringInAmerica.gov

The Corporation for National and Community Service hosts the most comprehensive collection of information on volunteering in the U.S. at its Web site: www.VolunteeringInAmerica.gov.  This site allows civic leaders, nonprofit organizations, and interested individuals to retrieve a wide range of information regarding trends and demographics in volunteering in their regions, states, and almost 200 cities. This document highlights some of ... Read More »