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Research for social workers

an introduction to methods

by Margaret Alston

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Published by Allen & Unwin in St. Leonards, NSW, Australia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social service -- Research -- Methodology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 294-301) and indexes.

    StatementMargaret Alston and Wendy Bowles.
    SeriesStudies in society, Studies in society (Sydney, N.S.W.)
    ContributionsBowles, Wendy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV11 .A47 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 310 p. :
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL77062M
    ISBN 101864485175
    LC Control Number99179993
    OCLC/WorldCa40245857

    ‘The Literature’ and Social Work Practice What do we mean by ‘the literature’? ‘The literature’ is the body of academic research that has been published and disseminated through publications such as books, academic journals, practitioner journals, websites and other sources. It’s basically a . This book seeks to identify research as an underused but essential tool for the busy social worker in undertaking their difficult, demanding and often contradictory tasks within society. For too long research has been ignored by social workers or at best treated as an add-on or luxury.

    Research. High quality research in social work is important for many reasons. Research may be utilized to evaluate the effectiveness of the practice in which social workers engage and the programs they pment of new knowledge, policies and programs often result from research .   We have books in print and electronic formats. There is no dedicated "social work" section in the library, that's why it's important to use the catalog to find where books you want are located. The most common locations in the Young Library for social work-related books are: BF, HM, HN, HQ, HT, and : Margie Ruppel.

    Research methods for social work. [Allen Rubin; Earl R Babbie] and illustrates how the two methods complement one another. This book helps readers see the connections between research and social work Philosophy and theory in social work research -- The ethical, political, and cultural context of social work research -- Culturally. Evidence-Based II: THE RESEARCH PROCESS. 3. Quantitative, Qualitative, and Mixed Methods of Inquiry Factors Influencing the Research III: ETHICAL AND CULTURAL ISSUES IN SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH. 5. Ethical Issues in Social Work Research Culturally Competent IV: PROBLEM FORMULATION AND MEASUREMENT. 7.


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Editorial Reviews. Now in its 12th edition, this popular book continues to provide beginning social work students with a straightforward rational approach to understanding how research findings are generated and utilized in the social work profession.

Couched within the quantitative and qualitative traditions, /5(9). Research Methods for Social Workers, Eighth Edition is written in a crisp, straightforward style and refers to contemporary social work practice on virtually every page.

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Social Work Research and the Analysis of Social Data is a research book that describes both methodology and data analysis in logical sequence as a basis in order to begin the application of scientific method to psycho-social problems. Research Methods for Social Workers is a great companion to any social worker looking to refine his or her research approach to be more effective in their position.

Dense with theory, as well as practical application, the book showcases the best ways to delve into the latest methods. This comprehensive text focuses on producing quantitative and qualitative research as well as utilizing such research as part of the evidence-based practice process.

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According to the NASW, research in social work helps us: Assess the needs and resources of people in their environments. Evaluate the effectiveness of social work services in meeting peoples needs.

Demonstrate relative costs and benefits of social work services. Research for Social Workers has built a strong reputation as an accessible guide to the key research methods and approaches used in the discipline.

Ideal for beginners, the book outlines the importance of social work research, its guiding principles and explains how to choose a topic area, develop research questions together with describing the key steps in the research process.

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Author. Matt DeCarlo earned his PhD in social work at Virginia Commonwealth University and is an Assistant Professor of Social Work at Radford University. He earned an MSW from George Mason University in and a BA in Psychology from the College of William and Mary in His research interests include open educational resources, /5(4).

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Social Work students often find research an intimidating and complex area of study, with many struggling to understand the core concepts and their application to practice. This book presents these concepts in an accessible and user-friendly way.

Research skills are as critical to social work practitioners as skills in individual and group counselling, policy analysis, and community development. Adopting strategies similar to those used in direct practice courses, this book integrates research with social work practice, and in so doing promotes an understanding and appreciation of the research process.

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