Social Work Research Products

  • Monitoring and Evaluation in Health and Social Development

    Interpretive and Ethnographic Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Bell, Peter Aggleton

    New approaches are needed to monitor and evaluate health and social development. Existing strategies tend to require expensive, time-consuming analytical procedures. The growing emphasis on results-based programming has resulted in evaluation being conducted in order to demonstrate accountability…

    Paperback – 2016-02-01
    Routledge

  • Researching Critical Reflection

    Multidisciplinary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jan Fook, Val Collington, Fiona Ross, Gillian Ruch, Linden West

    Critical reflection helps professionals to learn directly from their practice experience, so that they can improve their own work in an ongoing and flexible way – something essential in today’s complex and changing organisations. It allows change to be managed in a way which enables individuals to…

    Paperback – 2015-10-13
    Routledge

  • How to Be a Researcher

    A strategic guide for academic success, 2nd Edition

    By Jonathan St B T Evans

    How to be a Researcher provides a strategic guide to the conduct of a successful research career within a university environment. Based on the author’s extensive personal experience, it offers down-to-earth advice, philosophical guidance, and discussions of the political context of academic…

    Paperback – 2015-09-08
    Routledge

  • The Social Work Student's Research Handbook

    2nd Edition

    By Dominique Moyse Steinberg

    This second edition of The Social Work Student's Research Handbook provides an essential guide for social work students beginning to participate in research. Practical and easy to use, this comprehensive handbook provides instant access to the nuts and bolts of social work research. Each…

    Paperback – 2015-05-11
    Routledge

  • Rural Families and Reshaping Human Services

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jeanne F. Cook, Keith A. Alford, Jennifer Uhrich, Pat Conway

    This collection presents creative strategies and programs designed to address needs of families in the context of rural communities. Even before the most recent worldwide economic crisis, many rural families in the United States struggled to meet basic needs. As needs in rural communities have…

    Hardback – 2014-11-28
    Routledge

  • Evidence-based Practice in Social Work

    Development of a New Professional Culture, 1st Edition

    By Haluk Soydan, Lawrence A. Palinkas

    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…

    Paperback – 2014-08-20
    Routledge

  • Connecting Spirituality and Social Justice

    Conceptualizations and Applications in Macro Social Work Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael J. Sheridan

    Jim Wallis, well-known justice advocate and author, has stated that the two great hungers in the world today are for spirituality and social justice. Although social work and related fields have increasingly recognized the importance of addressing spirituality within clinical practice, less…

    Hardback – 2013-09-26
    Routledge

  • The Social Work Assignments Handbook

    A Practical Guide for Students, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Foote, Anne Quinney, Matt Taylor

    The Social Work Assignments Handbook is the complete guide to preparing for, carrying out and writing up a social work assignment or project. Designed to support students through their assignments from beginning to end, each stage is fully explained through friendly advice and practical guidance so…

    Paperback – 2013-05-23
    Routledge

  • Psychological Trauma and Juvenile Delinquency

    New Directions in Research and Intervention, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patricia K. Kerig

    Recent years have seen an explosion of new research dedicated to understanding the link between psychological trauma and juvenile delinquency. Building on the work of the previous decade which uncovered shocking rates of trauma exposure and posttraumatic stress among juvenile justice-involved youth…

    Hardback – 2013-03-19
    Routledge

  • Research for Social Workers

    An Introduction to Methods, 3rd Edition

    By Margaret Alston, Wendy Bowles

    Social work is developing its own research orientation and knowledge base, springing from the research traditions of sociology and psychology and grounded in human rights and social justice. Effective social research relies on critical thinking and the ability to view situations from new…

    Paperback – 2012-08-24
    Routledge

  • Evidence-based Social Work

    A Critical Stance, 1st Edition

    By Mel Gray, Debbie Plath, Stephen Webb

    Evidence-based practice is now a core element of many governments’ approaches to policy-making and social intervention. It has become a powerful movement that promises to change the content and structure of social work and its allied professions. Its emergence has generated much debate and raised…

    Paperback – 2009-05-11
    Routledge

  • Multidimensional Evidence-Based Practice

    Synthesizing Knowledge, Research, and Values, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher G. Petr

    Multidimensional Evidence-Based Practice (MEBP) is a new and comprehensive approach to determining best practices in social services. MEBP improves upon traditional evidence-based approaches by incorporating the views of consumers and professionals, qualitative research and values. The book begins…

    Paperback – 2008-07-30
    Routledge
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