2 edition of Evaluative research in social work found in the catalog.
Evaluative research in social work
Eleanor (Touroff) Glueck
by Published for the New York School of Social Work by Columbia University Press in New York
Written in English
|Statement||by Eleanor T. Glueck.|
|Contributions||New York School of Social Work|
|LC Classifications||HV41 G7, HV41 G58|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iv, 27 p.|
|Number of Pages||27|
Evaluation research is a part of all social workers’ toolkits. It ensures that social work interventions achieve their intended effects. This protects our clients and ensures that money and other resources are not spent on programs that do not work. Evaluation research uses the skills of quantitative and qualitative research to ensure clients Author: Rebecca L. Mauldin. DePoy and Gilson’s Social Work Research and Evaluation: Examined Practice for Action serves as a desperately needed bridge between social work research and social work practice. The authors offer the most creative presentation I have read within the last 40 years.
This book is the longest standing and most widely adopted text in the field of social work research and evaluation. As stated in the book's preface, it is intended for advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate social work students in a one-semester research methods course. Since the first edition in , this edition is designed to provide social work students with the basic 4/5(4). social work research and evaluation Download social work research and evaluation or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get social work research and evaluation book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in .
social work, organized effort to help individuals and families to adjust themselves to the community, as well as to adapt the community to the needs of such persons and families. Modern Social Work Modern social work employs three methods of assistance: case work, group work, and . The Practice of Research in Social Work introduces research methods as an integrated set of techniques for investigating the problems encountered in social work. This innovative text encourages students to connect technique and substance, to understand research methods as an integrated whole, and to appreciate the value of qualitative and quantitative alternatives.4/5(2).
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Evaluative Research for Social Workers by Tony Tripodi is for students and practitioners of social work who are interested in concepts, strategies, and procedures for evaluating social work programs and practices. The methodology of evaluative research is emphasized and applications in a variety of social work settings are by: Social Work Research and Evaluation applies systematically developed research knowledge to social work practice and emphasizes the "doing" of social work as a reciprocal avenue for generating research evidence and social work knowledge.
Using the Examined Practice Model, authors Elizabeth G. DePoy and Stephen F. Gilson present research as the identification of a problem and then /5(4). Since the first edition inSocial Work Research and Evaluation has provided graduate-level social work students with basic research and evaluation concepts to help them become successful evidence-based practitioners, evidence-informed practitioners, and practitioners who are implementing evidence-based programs.
Students will gain a thorough understanding and appreciation for how the Cited by: Single-Case Evaluation by Social Workers and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more. Single-Case Evaluation by Social Workers (Evaluative Research in Social Work) by Mansoor A.
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Kazi. Social Work Research and Evaluation 3 reasoning, or communication, as a guide to belief and action” (Fisher & Scriven,p. Research and evaluation comprise a central feature of social work practice that can foster and appraise the profession’s progress toward its mission (Wronka, ).
As an introductory textbook for social work students studying research methods, this book guides students through the process of creating a research project. Students will learn how to discover a researchable topic that is interesting to them, examine scholarly literature, formulate a proper research question, design Evaluative research in social work book quantitative or qualitative study to answer their question, carry out the /5(4).
Unlike other textbooks on the market, Program Evaluation for Social Workers presents both program-level evaluation and case-level evaluation methods; assuming that neither of these two distinct approaches alone adequately reflects the realities of the field, the book demonstrates how they can instead complement each other.
This integration of Cited by: ISSUES IN EVALUATIVE RESEARCH: IMPLICATIONS FOR SOCIAL WORK John S. Wodarski, Ph.D. Associate Professor School of Social Work And Community Planning University of Maryland Baltimore, Maryland and Research Associate Center for Social Organization of Schools The Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, Maryland Walter Hudson, Ph.D.
Professor of Social. be considered the various purposes of research in social work, and to make a contribution to the field of social work. From studying various viewpoints on research purposes the author will endeavour to formulate his own viewpoint on this issue.
The purposes of research have been described differently by different authors. A distinctionCited by: 5. Evaluation utilizes many of the same methodologies used in traditional social research, but because evaluation takes place within a political and organizational context, it requires group skills, management ability, political dexterity, sensitivity to multiple stakeholders and other skills that social research in general does not rely on as much.
An outcomes assessment is an evaluation designed to discover if a program achieved its intended outcomes. Much like all of research, it comes with its own peculiar terminology that resembles an assembly line at a factory (Engel & Schutt, ).  Inputs are the resources needed for the program to operate.
These include physical location, any equipment needed, staff (and experience/knowledge. Social Work Research and Evaluation applies systematically developed research knowledge to social work practice and emphasizes the “doing” of social work as a reciprocal avenue for generating research evidence and social work the Examined Practice Model, authors Elizabeth G.
DePoy and Stephen F. Gilson present research as the identification of a problem and then. For example, a book that is presenting original research about a topic may require a different set of questions to ask yourself than a work where the author is offering a Author: Robert V.
Labaree. Evaluation is an integral part of social work and social care provision, for both practice and service delivery. Evaluation can improve effectiveness and increase accountability and help develop new models of practice and service delivery.
The authors argue that evaluation should not just be applied. By: Vivian R. Bergel, PhD, LSW, and Peggy McFarland, PhD, LSW. Engaging in evidence-based research to support the viability of any program is acknowledged by funders to be vitally important to address such issues as accountability, credibility and, of course, sustainability.
If program evaluation is, theoretically, seen as important, why do so. This Clinical research paper is brought to you for free and open access by the School of Social Work at SOPHIA. It has been accepted for inclusion in Master of Social Work Clinical Research Papers by an authorized administrator of SOPHIA.
For more information, please contact [email protected] SOPHIA Author: Leah Kiefer. This book introduces research concepts and skills for social work- Today, social work research reflects the many differences in approach, politics and theory that exist in social work practice. Hence evaluation, action research, methods of establishing best practice and.
In its broadest meaning, to evaluate means to ascertain the worth of or to fix a value on some object. In this book, we use evaluation in a more restricted sense, as program evaluation or interchangeably as evaluation research, defined as a social science activity directed at collecting, analyzing, interpreting, and communicating information about theFile Size: KB.
Research on Social Work Practice, sponsored by the Society for Social Work and Research, is a disciplinary journal devoted to the publication of empirical research concerning the methods and outcomes of social work work practice is broadly interpreted to refer to the application of intentionally designed social work intervention programs to problems of societal and/or.
Social work is also regarded as a practice discipline, because unlike the other social sciences professionals, social workers involve in direct practice and intervention in the field. This book is classified in to five parts, namely the foundation component, the methods component.
This book is the longest standing and most widely adopted text in the field of social work research and evaluation. As stated in the book's preface, it is intended for advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate social work students in a one-semester research methods course.
Since the first edition inthis edition is designed to provide social work students with the basic Cited by: First, we explain the nature and philosophical backgrounds of qualitative research in social work. Second, we describe how to conduct research using a qualitative study as an illustration.The result gives students a sound conceptual understanding of how evaluation can be used in the delivery of day-to-day services they will be offering your clients, as well as the knowledge and skills necessary to demonstrate book builds upon the knowledge and skills of foundational social work research methods courses and 5/5(1).