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Social work and evidence-based practice

Author: David Smith
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2004.
Series: Research highlights in social work, 45.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st American pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Evidence-based practice - what it might mean, how it can be achieved, whether it should be aspired to - is the subject of much debate and argument in social work. Covering areas of social work practice that are well established and those in which evidence is just beginning to become available, the authors address issues such as: What is to count as evidence, and who decides this?; If relevant evidence is agreed on,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Computer network resources
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Smith
ISBN: 1846420687 9781846420689 1423710541 9781423710547 1280261722 9781280261725
OCLC Number: 567972098
Description: 1 online resource (189 pages).
Contents: Cover; RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS IN SOCIAL WORK 45 Social Work and Evidence-Based Practice; Contents; 1 Introduction: Some Versions of Evidence-Based Practice; 2 What Professionals Need from Research Beyond: Evidence-Based Practice; 3 The Extremes of Child Abuse: A Macro Approach to Measuring Effective Prevention; 4 Effective Social Work: A Micro Approach --
Reducing Truancy, Delinquency and School Exclusions; 5 Domestic Violence: Evidence-Led Policy --
Ignorance-Led Practice?; 6 Evidence-Based Practice in Young People's Substance Misuse Services; 7 Social Work and Looked-After Children.
Series Title: Research highlights in social work, 45.
Responsibility: edited by David Bromfield Smith.

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