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Readings in Evidence-Based Social Work Syntheses of the Intervention Knowledge Base

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ISBN-10: 1412963249

ISBN-13: 9781412963244

Edition: 2009

Authors: Michael G. Vaughn, Matthew Howard, Bruce A. Thyer

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The editor of RSWP, Bruce Thyer, noted that there is a great need within schools of social work to incorporate the latest research on evidence based practice within the curriculum. In fact, courses that are specifically focused on evidence based practice are also being offered.This reader synthesizes the current knowledge, add editorial commentary and questions, and present state-of-the-art material in a cost-effective and collective way. The reader is intended to help faculty supplement their existing textbooks with a volume that can help students better understand which interventions work and why.
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Book details

List price: $70.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/12/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 344
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English

Bruce Thyer is currently a Professor and former Dean with the College of Social Work at Florida State University.nbsp; Dr. Thyer spent the years 1987 - 2002 with the University of Georgia, where he earned the rank of Distinguished Research Professor.nbsp; He is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.nbsp; In 2012 he was elected to the Social Work Academy of the National Academies of Practice. Dr. Thyer is the founder and current editor of one of social work's premier journals, RESEARCH ON SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE, and is the author of over 250 articles, 80 chapters and he had authored or edited over 25 professional books.nbsp; His research interests involve the…    

Preface
Introduction
Children And Families
Preventing Child Abuse: A Meta-Analysis of Parent Training Programs
Parent Involvement in Treatment for ADHD: A Meta-Analysis of the Published Studies
Effective Family-Based Interventions for Adolescents With Substance Use Problems: A Systematic Review
Therapeutic Interventions for Foster Children: A Systematic Research Synthesis
At-Risk Youth
Are Mainstream Programs for Juvenile Delinquency Less Effective With Minority Youth Than Majority Youth? A Meta-Analysis of Outcomes Research
Psychosocial Treatment of Youth Suicide: A Systematic Review of the Research
Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment: A Synthesis of Controlled Evaluations
Participation in Victim-Offender Mediation and the Prevalence of Subsequent Delinquent Behavior: A Meta-Analysis
Mental Health And Well-Being
Meta-Analysis of Interventions With Co-Occurring Disorders of Severe Mental Illness and Substance Abuse: Implications for Social Work Practice
Treating Depression During Pregnancy and the Postpartum: A Preliminary Meta-Analysis
A Systematic Review of Depression Treatments in Primary Care for Latino Adults
Changing Heterosexuals' Attitudes Toward Homosexuals: A Systematic Review of the Empirical Literature
A Systematic Review of the Literature on Intercessory Prayer
Conclusion: The Way Forward:Translating Research Findings Into Practice Settings
Index
About the Editors
List of Contributors