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Austin, M. J., & Claassen, J. (2008). Implementing evidence-based practice in human service organizations: Preliminary lessons from the frontlines. Journal of Evidence-Based Social Work, 5(1/2), 271–293.

Bai, Y., Wells, R., & Hillemeier, M. M. (2009). Coordination between child welfare agencies and mental health service providers, children's service use, and outcomes. Child Abuse & Neglect, 33(6), 372–381.

Beil, G. (2012). Technology speaks: Health and human service agencies must embrace the mobile revolution. Policy & Practice, 70(4), 30–31.

Brown, R. K. (2008). Racial/ethnic differences in religious congregation-based social service delivery efforts. Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare, 35(4), 95–113.

Community Care (2009). Interprofessional and inter-agency collaboration. Community Care, 1782, 30–31. 

Darlington, Y., Feeney, J. A., & Rixon, K. (2005). Interagency collaboration between child protection and mental health services: Practices, attitudes and barriers. Child Abuse & Neglect, 29(10), 1085–1098.

Fletcher, B. W., Lehman, W. E. K., Wexler, H. K., Melnick, G., Taxman, F. S., & Young, D. W. (2009). Measuring collaboration and integration activities in criminal justice and substance abuse treatment agencies. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 103(1), S54–S64. 

Friedman, S. R., Reynolds. J., Quan, M. A., Call, S., Crusto, C. A., & Kaufman, J. S. (2007). Measuring changes in interagency collaboration: An examination of the Bridgeport Safe Start Initiative. Evaluation and Program Planning, 30(3), 294–306.

Gran, B., & Henry, W. (2007). Holding private prisons accountable: A socio-legal analysis of "contracting out" prisons. Social Justice, 34(3/4), 173–194.

Green, L. (2006). Public health asks of systems science: To advance our evidence-based practice, can you help us get more practice-based evidence? American Journal of Public Health, 96(3), 406–409.

Horwath, J., & Morrison, T. (2007). Collaboration, integration and change in children's services: Critical issues and key ingredients. Child Abuse & Neglect, 31(1), 55–69.

Hubbard, R., Simpson, D., & Woody, G. (2009). Treatment research: Accomplishments and challenges. Journal of Drug Issues, 39(1), 153–165.

Kane, M. N. (2008). How are sexual behaviors of older women and older men perceived by human service students? Social Work Education, 27(7), 723–743.

Macy, R. J., Giattina, M. C., Parish, S. L., & Crosby, C. (2010). Domestic violence and sexual assault services: Historical concerns and contemporary challenges. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 25(1), 3–32.

Martin, L., & Frahm, K. (2010). The changing nature of accountability in administrative practice. Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare, 37(1), 137–148.

McEwen, E. (2009). The public/private partnership. Policy & Practice of Public Human Services, 67(2), 11–13. 

Midkiff, D., & Wyatt, W. (2008). Ethical issues in the provision of online mental health services (Etherapy). Journal of Technology in Human Services, 26(2/4), 310–332. 

Nuszkowski, M. A., Coben, J. H., Kelleher, K. J., Goldcamp, J. C., Hazen, A. L., & Connelly, C. D. (2007). Training, co-training, and cross-training of domestic violence and child welfare agencies. Families in Society, 88(1), 35–41.

Painter, K., & Scannapieco, M. (2009). Part II: Multisystemic therapy: Addressing racial disparity and its effectiveness with families from diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds. Journal of Family Social Work, 12(3), 197–210.

Pankratz, C. J. (2009). Cross-national comparisons of family policies: The relevance of national approaches to social welfare. Journal of Comparative Family Studies, 40(3), 493–511.

Roman, P. M., Ducharme, L. J., & Knudsen, H. K. (2006). Patterns of organization and management in private and public substance abuse treatment programs. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 31(3), 235–243.

West-Newman, C. L. (2005). Feeling for justice? Rights, laws, and cultural contexts. Law & Social Inquiry, 30(2), 305–335.

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