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Randomized Controlled Trials: Design and Implementation for Community-Based Psychosocial Interventions

Phyllis Solomon, Mary M. Cavanaugh, and Jeffrey Draine


Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) have been considered a gold standard for health and social service research for generations of professionals. However, even as methods have developed to accommodate a large number of professional perspectives and fields of intervention, few have adequately addressed the complex nature of RCTs conducted in community settings. In this book, Drs. Solomon, Cavanaugh, and Draine draw on their extensive experience conducting randomized controlled trials to compile a practical and accessible guide to RCTs in community-based practice settings. While providing a deta ... More

Keywords: randomized controlled trials, evaluation research, evidence-based practice, intervention research, applied research, community-based psychosocial intervention

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780195333190
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333190.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Phyllis Solomon, author

Mary M. Cavanaugh, author

Jeffrey Draine, author