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Agency-Based Research

Irwin Epstein and Stephen A. Kapp.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Public Management and Administration; Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 2448 words.

This entry reviews agency-based research and the unique demands created by the organizational context where this activity resides. Three primary stakeholder groups are identified:...

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Dissemination and Implementation Research

Enola Proctor.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Public Management and Administration; Social Work Practice Settings; Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 12017 words.

Implementation research seeks to inform how to deliver evidence-based interventions, programs, and policies in real-world settings so their benefits can be realized and sustained. The...

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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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Supervision

Lawrence Shulman.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Public Management and Administration; Direct Practice and Clinical Social Work; Practical Ethics; Social Work Practice Settings; Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 6333 words.

Supervision of students and practitioners has been important to social work since its earliest evolution as a recognized profession. Central to the process is the idea of one professional...

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