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Epistemology

Allan Hugh Cole.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice; Occupations, Professions, and Work. 2957 words.

This entry discusses principal ways in which knowledge and knowing have been understood within philosophy, science, and social science, with implications for contemporary social work...

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Evidence-Informed Social Work Practice

S. J. Dodd and Andrea Savage.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online May 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Practical Ethics; Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice; Occupations, Professions, and Work. 9088 words.

Evidence-informed practice (EIP) is a model that incorporates best available research evidence; client’s needs, values, and preferences; practitioner wisdom; and theory into the clinical...

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The Group for the Advancement of Doctoral Education in Social Work

Elizabeth Lightfoot and Raiza Beltran.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online March 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice; Occupations, Professions, and Work. 6579 words.

The Group for the Advancement of Doctoral Education in Social Work (GADE) is the social work organization committed to promoting rigor in North American social work and social welfare...

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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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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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Social Work Profession: Workforce

Toby Weismiller and Tracy Whitaker.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice; Occupations, Professions, and Work. 3159 words.

A profession’s ability to identify and predict its workforce capacity depends largely upon its understanding of labor-market trends and emerging service-delivery systems. Concerns about the...

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