Which Evidence-Based Practice Should I Use?: A Social Worker's Handbook for Decision Making
Which Evidence-Based Practice Should I Use? A Social Worker's Handbook for Decision Making provides readers with a step-by-step guide for applying the original evidence-based practice (EBP) model to carefully select interventions from the research base for individual clients.
Readers learn how to obtain and integrate information from three key components-the best available evidence; clinical expertise; and the client's characteristics, values, and preferences-to support their choice of an effective intervention for the client.
The text employs problem-based learning and case method approaches to teach readers how to access intervention literature; how to evaluate what is "best evidence"; what the research endeavor represents and who it excludes; how to rely on the expertise of the practitioner community; and how to consider the client's view of the problem. Ultimately, readers are guided to select an EBP for a client and write a case paper that articulates the steps they took and the reasoning for their selection.
Filled with brief lectures, reflection questions, activities, and case examples, Which Evidence-Based Practice Should I Use? is an ideal text for social work practice and research courses and for mental health practitioners who wish to sharpen their skills for using the evidence base.
Cognella Academic Publishing
San Diego, CA
Social and Behavioral Sciences | Social Work | Sociology
Wong, Rose, "Which Evidence-Based Practice Should I Use?: A Social Worker's Handbook for Decision Making" (2021). Social Work Faculty & Staff Books and Book Chapters. 1.