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Interdisciplinarity

David P. Moxley.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Social Work Macro Practice; Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice; Occupations, Professions, and Work. 2655 words.

Interdisciplinarity links social work to other disciplines within complex domains of practice. Contrasted with multidisciplinary practice, in which social workers practice alongside other...

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Intersectionality and Social Work

Ann Marie Yamada, Lisa Marie Werkmeister Rozas and Bronwyn Cross-Denny.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online March 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Gender and Sexuality; Human Behaviour and the Social Environment; Poverty; Race and Ethnicity; Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 6658 words.

Intersectionality refers to the intersection of identities that shape an individual’s standing in society. The combining of identities produces distinct life experiences, in part depending...

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Mental Health Research

Shaun M. Eack.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online February 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Addictions and Substance Misuse; Direct Practice and Clinical Social Work; Health, Illness, and Medicine; Mental and Behavioural Health; Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 11786 words.

Mental health research is the study of the causes and correlates of mental health and illness, approaches to improve mental well-being, and the delivery of effective mental health services...

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Outcome Measures in Human Services

Jennifer L. Magnabosco.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online October 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Public Management and Administration; Direct Practice and Clinical Social Work; Health, Illness, and Medicine; Social Policy and Advocacy; Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 5768 words.

Throughout history, measuring outcomes has been a goal and priority in the human services. This entry chronicles the history of outcomes measurement in the human services in the United...

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Program Implementation Frameworks

Rosalyn M. Bertram.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online January 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Public Management and Administration; Health, Illness, and Medicine; Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 9415 words.

This entry presents frameworks for implementing effective services. When service organizations understand and work through implementation frameworks, programs can achieve targeted fidelity...

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Quality of Care

Enola Proctor and J. Curtis McMillen.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Direct Practice and Clinical Social Work; Practical Ethics; Health, Illness, and Medicine; Mental and Behavioural Health; Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 2194 words.

Assessing and improving the quality of social services is one of the most pressing concerns for social work practice and research. Practice in nearly every setting is affected by...

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Research: Overview

Tony Tripodi and Marina Lalayants.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: International and Global Issues in Social Work; Race and Ethnicity; Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 7219 words.

This entry reviews the state of social work research from the appearance of the social work research overview in the previous encyclopedia to the early 2010s. Social work research is...

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Social Work and Coercion

Tomi Gomory and Daniel Dunleavy.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online May 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Direct Practice and Clinical Social Work; Practical Ethics; Human Behaviour and the Social Environment; Mental and Behavioural Health; Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice; Occupations, Professions, and Work. 12703 words.

Social work is perhaps most distinctive for its clear and outspoken commitment toward improving the well-being of society’s vulnerable and disadvantaged groups, while still emphasizing the...

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Social Work Education: Doctoral

James E. Lubben.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice; Occupations, Professions, and Work. 2702 words.

Social work doctoral education in the U.S. commenced almost 100 years ago. Although initial growth was slow, the number of universities offering doctoral degrees in social work has rapidly...

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Social Work Education: Research

David E. Biegel and Susan Yoon.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice; Occupations, Professions, and Work. 3164 words.

Research education at the bachelor’s and master’s levels has attempted to address concerns related to students’ purported lack of interest in research courses and graduates’ failure to...

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