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Action Research

David P. Moxley.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online October 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 12635 words.

Through cycles of systematic and purposeful iterative engagement with problems they face in specific practice settings, social workers engaging in action research build knowledge that is...

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Advanced Statistical Analysis

Shenyang Guo.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online September 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 9383 words.

Definitions of what constitutes advanced statistical analysis often differ among social-work researchers and across disciplines. In this article, the term advanced statistical analysis...

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The Affordable Care Act and Low-Wage Workers

Timothy D. McBride.

in Working and Living in the Shadow of Economic Fragility

April 2014; p ublished online December 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Policy and Advocacy; Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 4513 words.

Policymakers designed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) to address the lack of access to affordable health insurance, a problem plaguing the United States for decades....

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Afterword

Maggie Mellon.

in Revisiting Moral Panics

June 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 2701 words.

This comments on the foregoing chapters and goes on to offer an insightful reflection on the issues of widening definitions of abuse and harm, and grounds for interference and regulation of...

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Afterword

Mark Hardy.

in Revisiting Moral Panics

June 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 2581 words.

This comments on the foregoing chapters and goes on to identify the key themes addressed by the contributors and discuss their relevance to the current context of social work policy and...

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Neil Hume.

in Revisiting Moral Panics

June 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 2098 words.

This comments on the foregoing chapters, acknowledges the value of understanding the complex relationship between moral panics, the state and the profession of social work and notes that...

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Afterword

Heather Lynch.

in Revisiting Moral Panics

June 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 2656 words.

This comments on the foregoing chapters, and acknowledges that whilst panic of itself is, arguably, morally neutral; how panic is fuelled, steered and exploited is not. There follows an...

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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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Aging: Practice Interventions

Lenard W. Kaye.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Care of the Elderly; Couple and Family Social Work; Direct Practice and Clinical Social Work; Social Work Practice Settings; Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 2718 words.

Social workers address older adult issues at all levels of service planning, policy-making, and delivery and across a wide range of community and institutional settings. While various...

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Alcohol and Drug Problems: Practice Interventions

Maryann Amodeo and Luz Marilis López.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

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. 3908 words.

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