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Evidence Based and Knowledge Based Social Work : Research Methods and Approaches in Socail Work Research

Evidence Based and Knowledge Based Social Work : Research Methods and Approaches in Socail Work Research
Evidence Based and Knowledge Based Social Work
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Research Methods and Approaches in Socail Work Research
Policymakers in welfare democracies throughout the world are raising questions as to whether welfare systems deliver what the public expects, and focus attention on increasing costs. Social workers need more evidence and knowledge about an increasing diversity of social work practices. Users of social welfare are increasingly individualized and made responsible for choosing and delivering their own service through contacts, and this makes politicians, social workers and users more interested in evidence and knowledge about social services, even though these interests are often conflicting. Thes
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HV43 .B384 2008
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Evidence Based and Knowledge Based Social Work : Research Methods and Approaches in Socail Work Research
Essays from Behandlingshjemmet C.M. Schuberts Minde og Heldagsskolen Rindum Kjærgård
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  • Cover; Title Page; Colophon; Contents; Visions for Social Work Research; Ian Shaw and Inge M. Bryderup; A moment in the history of social work; What Defines Social Work Research?; Purpose; Contexts; The Agents, Practice and Methods of Social Work Research; The Domains of Social Work Research; What makes for good quality research and do the same criteria apply to all methods of inquiry?; What guiding principles are likely to make for the best social work research?; Standards and Strategies; Strategies for social work research?; Evidence-based practice and knowledge-based practice
  • A Qualitative Approach to obtain Knowledge about Placement and SchoolingInge M. Bryderup; Problem statement and research method in the study; Qualitative interviews; The use of essays as a research method; Adaptation and analysis of the essays; The written account; The language; Atmosphere/tone; Weighting of themes; Life at the institution; The schools; Essays from Struer Skole- and Behandlingshjem; What is it like to live and spend one's everyday life at Struer Skole- og Behandlingshjem?; Everyday life:; Physical conditions:; The pedagogical approach
  • On the applicability of conversation analysis for evaluation researchGeneralisation; Evidence-based practice; References; Using the Life-mode Interview as Method in Evaluation of Social Work Practice; Solveig Sagatun; In what ways can a broader understanding of the concept of evidence be of importance to knowledge development in social work practice?; 'Life-mode interview' -- a method to explore and understand interaction; Experience gained from the 'Life-mode interview'; Closing remarks; References; Analyses of Essays made by Children
  • The articles in this bookReferences; Practice-Based Evidence; Social Work Viewed from an Interaction Analysis Perspective; Heinz Messmer and Sarah Hitzler; Conversation analysis: taking interactiveness seriously; A case in point: Care planning conferences in Germany; The mismatch between professional beliefs and interactive realities; Client production; Decisional relevance; The mismatch between institutional aims and interactional requirements; Moral dilemmas; Dealing with complexity; The mismatch between policies and implementation; Compromise; Dissociation
  • The relationship with the social workers:The relationship with the other children living at the residential care centre:; Family affairs:; Evaluation of life at the institution:; What is it like to go to school at Struer Skole- og Behandlingshjem?; The academic content of the education:; Ways of teaching:; The non-academic activities:; The relationship with the teachers:; The relationship with the other children at the school:; Experiences from previous schools:; Future prospects:; Evaluation of the school and schooling
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  • (OCoLC)817900351
  • pebcs8779346731

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