Evidence-Based Practice in Clinical Social Work


Download Evidence-Based Practice in Clinical Social Work written by James W. Drisko, Melissa D. Grady in PDF format. This book is under the category Nursing and bearing the isbn/isbn13 number 146143470X; 1461464846/9781461434702/ 9781461464846. You may reffer the table below for additional details of the book.


Evidence-Based Practice in Clinical Social Work (PDF) introduces the key ideas of evidence-based clinical social work practice and their thoughtful application. It intends to inform practitioners and to address the challenges and needs faced in real-world practice.

This ebook lays out the many strengths of the EBP model; but also offers perspectives on its limitations and challenges. An appreciative but critical perspective is offered throughout. Practical issues (agency supports; access to research resources; help in appraising research) are addressed – and some practical solutions offered. Ethical issues in assessment/diagnosis; working with diverse families to make treatment decisions; and delivering complex treatments requiring specific skill sets are also included.

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James W. Drisko, Melissa D. Grady






330 pages






146143470X; 1461464846


9781461434702/ 9781461464846

Table of contents

Table of contents :
Front Matter….Pages i-xviii
Front Matter….Pages 1-1
Introduction and Overview….Pages 3-18
Three Perspectives on Evidence-Based Practice….Pages 19-30
The Steps of Evidence-Based Practice in Clinical Practice: An Overview….Pages 31-53
Assessment in Clinical Social Work and Identifying Practice Information Needs….Pages 55-77
Locating Practice Research….Pages 79-90
Evaluating Research: Research Designs in Evidence-Based Medicine/Evidence-Based Practice….Pages 91-105
Evaluating Research: Other Issues of Research Methodology in Evidence-Based Medicine/Evidence-Based Practice….Pages 107-135
Meta-Analysis and Systematic Reviews: Aggregating Research Results….Pages 137-153
Shared Decision-Making with the Client….Pages 155-164
Finalizing the Treatment Plan and Practice Evaluation….Pages 165-175
Front Matter….Pages 177-178
Sam: An Older, Gay Man Who Appears Depressed….Pages 179-185
Ray: A Man Fearful of Panic Attacks….Pages 187-193
Sally: A 12-Year-Old Who has Reactive Attachment Disorder….Pages 195-202
Newman and Loretta: Parents of Arthur, a Man who has Schizophrenia….Pages 203-208
Jin: A 16-Year-Old Korean–American Male with Drinking Issues….Pages 209-217
Jennifer: A Young Homeless Woman Who has Borderline Personality Disorder….Pages 219-225
Front Matter….Pages 227-227
Evidence-Based Practice: Teaching and Supervision….Pages 229-239
Continuing Issues Regarding Evidence-Based Practice in Practice….Pages 241-249
Conclusion….Pages 251-257
Back Matter….Pages 259-309

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