Latent Class Models in Social Work

  title={Latent Class Models in Social Work},
  author={Susan Louise Neely-Barnes},
In recent years, methods of analyzing latent variables have become increasingly popular in social work research. Techniques such as structural equation modeling (SEM) and confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) have been introduced into the curriculum of social work doctoral programs (Gillespie, Alsup, & Rubio, 1995). Many social worker researchers are now familiar with these techniques. Another useful but less well known approach to analyzing latent variables is latent class (LC) modeling. LC… CONTINUE READING

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