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Estimating the impact of Social Workers in Schools using linked administrative data : working paper Moira Wilson, Dean Hyslop, Michael Belgrave, Min Vette and Peter McMillen

By: Wilson, Moira.
Contributor(s): Hyslop, Dean | Belgrave, Michael | Vette, Min | McMillen, Peter.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Wellington, New Zealand : Ministry of Social Development, Oranga Tamariki, Ministry for Children, 2018Description: electronic document (53 pages) ; PDF file.Subject(s): CHILD ABUSE | CHILD NEGLECT | CHILD WELFARE | DATA ANALYSIS | MĀORI | PREVENTION | PROGRAMME EVALUATION | SCHOOLS | SOCIAL WORK | YOUNG OFFENDERS | KURA | TAITAMARIKI | TAMARIKI | TOKO I TE ORA | WHĀNAU ORA | NEW ZEALANDOnline resources: Click here to access online Summary: Social Workers in Schools (SWiS) is a government-funded community social work service available in selected primary and intermediate schools and kura. Previous evaluations and kaupapa Māori studies of SWiS have found strong support for the service. Schools and kura, families and whānau, and social workers themselves have said they see positive change for students as a result of the SWiS service across a wide range of areas. To date, however, there have been few attempts to measure the difference SWiS makes. The purpose of this study is to add to the evidence base by addressing the question – what is the impact of SWiS on outcomes for students able to be measured using linked administrative data? (From the executive summary). A summary report is also available. Record #5819
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Social Workers in Schools (SWiS) is a government-funded community social work service available in selected primary and intermediate schools and kura. Previous evaluations and kaupapa Māori studies of SWiS have found strong support for
the service. Schools and kura, families and whānau, and social workers themselves have
said they see positive change for students as a result of the SWiS service across a wide range of areas. To date, however, there have been few attempts to measure the difference SWiS makes. The purpose of this study is to add to the evidence base by addressing the question – what is the impact of SWiS on outcomes for students able to be measured using linked
administrative data? (From the executive summary). A summary report is also available. Record #5819