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Finding and Evaluating EvidenceSystematic Reviews and Evidence-Based Practice

Finding and Evaluating Evidence: Systematic Reviews and Evidence-Based Practice

Denise E. Bronson and Tamara S. Davis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195337365
eISBN:
9780199918201
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337365.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Evidence-based practice (EBP) promises to have a profound impact on social work practice, education, and scholarship, but adopting EBP depends on the availability of evidence to support this ... More

First Do No Self HarmUnderstanding and Promoting Physician Stress Resilience

First Do No Self Harm: Understanding and Promoting Physician Stress Resilience

Charles Figley, Peter Huggard, and Charlotte Rees

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195383263
eISBN:
9780199344871
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383263.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Doctors are often accused of playing god because they must make life-and-death decisions. Professional ethics and standards of care require physicians to keep secrets; they must live with the ... More

Fostering AccountabilityUsing Evidence to Guide and Improve Child Welfare Policy

Fostering Accountability: Using Evidence to Guide and Improve Child Welfare Policy

Mark F. Testa and John Poertner

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195321302
eISBN:
9780199777457
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195321302.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

Fostering Accountability presents a model of child welfare decision-making that holds public officials answerable for the integrity and validity of the actions they take on behalf of the ... More

From Evidence to Outcomes in Child WelfareAn International Reader

From Evidence to Outcomes in Child Welfare: An International Reader

Aron Shlonsky and Rami Benbenishty (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199973729
eISBN:
9780199386703
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199973729.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The terms ‘Evidence-Based,’ ‘evidence-informed,’ ‘best practice’, and ‘effective’ have become ubiquitous in scholarly and professional publications, government documents, funding applications, and ... More

From Pariahs to PartnersHow parents and their allies changed New York City's child welfare system

From Pariahs to Partners: How parents and their allies changed New York City's child welfare system

David Tobis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780195099881
eISBN:
9780199344772
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099881.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

In 1995 New York City had one of the worst child welfare systems in the United States. The city’s system struggled under 20 class-action lawsuits and 11 court orders or stipulations resulting from ... More

From Welfare to WorkCorporate Initiatives and Welfare Reform

From Welfare to Work: Corporate Initiatives and Welfare Reform

Felice Davidson Perlmutter

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195110159
eISBN:
9780199865635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195110159.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Social Policy

Using a case example of how Pennsylvania Blue Shield trained, hired, and retained several hundred welfare recipients on its work force, this book offers a success story and a broad discussion of ... More

Functional Behavioral AssessmentA Three-Tiered Prevention Model

Functional Behavioral Assessment: A Three-Tiered Prevention Model

Kevin J. Filter and Michelle E. Alvarez

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199764938
eISBN:
9780199918935
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764938.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Functional behavioral assessment (FBA) is an important element in developing effective behavior interventions in schools. By understanding how the environment predicts and maintains problem behavior, ... More

Global Child Welfare and Well-Being

Global Child Welfare and Well-Being

Susan C. Mapp

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195339710
eISBN:
9780199863686
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195339710.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Across the world, children are the most vulnerable population. The threats to them may vary, but wherever one looks, children are endangered and exploited. Using the Convention on the Rights of the ... More

Grounded Theory

Grounded Theory

Julianne S. Oktay

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199753697
eISBN:
9780199932627
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753697.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Grounded Theory (GT) is one of the oldest and most often used forms of qualitative research. Unlike other methods, GT is used to develop theory. Grounded Theory has great potential for social work ... More

Group Work Research

Group Work Research

Charles Garvin, Richard Tolman, and Mark Macgowan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780195381542
eISBN:
9780190213916
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381542.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This book takes the reader through all the phases of designing and implementing group work research. Chapter one begins with a history of research in group work including recent developments in ... More

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