Foundations of Evidence-Based Social Work Practice

ISBN-10: 0195305582
ISBN-13: 9780195305586
Edition: 2006
Description: This concise introduction to evidence-based social work practice culls the most salient chapters from the interdisciplinary Evidence-Based Practice Manual to form a student-friendly overview of the issues and interventions they will encounter  More...
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Copyright Year: 2006
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication Date: 2/2/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.408
Language: English

This concise introduction to evidence-based social work practice culls the most salient chapters from the interdisciplinary Evidence-Based Practice Manual to form a student-friendly overview of the issues and interventions they will encounter throughout their BSW or MSW program. LPart I defines terms and critical issues, introducing students to the language and importance of evidence-based practice and critical thinking. Chapters will explain how to search for evidence, how to evaluate what evidence really is, how to ask the right questions, how to develop standards, and how practitioners make use of research. Part II consists of practical applications, with each chapter focusing on a particular intervention or population. Topics include cognitive-behavioral approaches to suicide risks, manualized treatment with children, treating juvenile delinquents, and interventions for OCD, anxiety disorders, substance abuse, PTSD, depression, and recovery. Several chapterss from the special edition of Brief Treatment & Crisis Intervention on evidence-based practice as well as two original chapters round out this much-needed introduction to evidence-based social work practice.

D.S.W. from U. of Maryland. Chairman of Administration of Justice Department. Author or co-author of ten books, many in second or third editions, among them: Moraskin/Roberts: Visions for Change: Crime and Justice in the Twenty-First Century 2 ND (PH, 1998, 444 pp. $55.00), Roberts: Crisis Intervention Handbook: Assessment, Treatment, and Research 2/e (O.U.P., 2000), Roberts ed. Juvenile Justice: Policies, Programs, and Services 2/e (Wadsworth, 1998, 300 pp. $45.95) He has also published two other books with Sage: Crisis Intervention and Time-Limited Cognitive Treatment - pub�d.1/95, sales to date of 2,585/$61,662 (2,290 paper/$50,497) Helping Crime Victims: Research, Policy and Practice � pub�d 6/90, sales to date of 3,031/$57,325 (2,425 paper/$40,943)  

Overview, Definitions, Practice, Guidelines, and Critical Issues
Designing, Searching For, Finding, and Implementing Practice-Based Research and Evidence-Based Studies
The Evidence For and Against Evidence-Based Practice
What is Evidence-Based Practice?
A Practical Approach to Formulating Evidence-Based Questions in Social Work
Implementing Best Practice and Expert Consensus Procedures
Overview of Evidence-Based Practices
Implementaion of Practice Guidelines and Evidence-Based Treatment: A Survey of Psychiatrists, Psychologists, and Social Workers
Concise Standards for Developing Evidence-Based Practice Guidelines
Will the Real Evidence-Based Practice Please Stand Up? Teaching the Process of Evidence-Based Practice to Helping Professions
Health Care Evidence-Based Practice: A Product of Political and Cultural Times
Building a Common Language in Mental Health Care Delivery
Facilitating Practitioner Use of Evidence-Based Practice
Developing a Systematic Evidence-Based Search Plan for a Client with Co-Occurring Conditions
A Cognitive-Behavioral Approach to Suicide Risk Reduction in Crisis Intervention
Task-Centered Practice: An Exemplar of Evidence-Based Practice
Evidence-Based Practice and Manualized Treatment with Children
Evidence-Based Treatment for Traumatized and Abused Children
Treating Juvenile Delinquents with Conduct Disorder, ADHD, and Oppositional Defiance Disorder
Evidence-Based Treatments for Obssessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD): Deciding What Treatment Method Works for Whom?
The Implications of Controlled Outcome Studies on Planned Short-Term Psychotherapy with Depressive Disorders
Evidence-Based Practice with Anxiety Disorders: Guidelines Based on 59 Outcome Studies
Psychoeducation as Evidence-Based Practice: Considerations for Practice, Research, and Policy
Mental Illness, Substance Dependence, and Suicidality
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy of Persons with PTSD: An Evidence-Based Approach
Recovery: Expanding the Vision of Evidence-Based Practice

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