The role of evidence-based practice is one of most central and controversial issues in social work today. This concise text introduces key concepts and processes of evidence-based practice whilst engaging with contemporary debates about its relevance and practicality.
Evidence-based Practice in Social Work provides both an argument for the importance of evidence-based practice in social work and fresh perspectives on its controversies and organizational prerequisites. It gives an accessible overview of:
Written by internationally well-respected experts, this text is an important read for all those with an interest in the area, from social work students to academics and researchers.
Preface Chapter 1. Introduction Chapter 2. Evidence-Based Practice Chapter 3. Evidence and Its Sources Chapter 4. Supporting Evidence-Based Practice Chapter 5. Challenges of using EBP in Social Work Practice Chapter 6. Controversies Chapter 7. Globalization of Evidence-Based Practice Chapter 8. Creating a Professional Culture for Evidence-Based Practice References