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Achieve Equal Opportunity and Justice

Rocío Calvo, Martell Teasley, Jeremy Goldbach, Ruth McRoy and Yolanda C. Padilla.

in Grand Challenges for Social Work and Society

February 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Policy and Advocacy; Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 7293 words.

In the United States, some groups of people have long been consigned to society’s margins. Historic and current prejudice and injustice bars access to success in education and employment....

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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. 13070 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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Administrative Matters

Pat Armstrong and Wendy Winters.

in Creative Teamwork

June 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 6424 words.

All research requires administrative work. Such administrative matters become more complex when the project involves a large team from different disciplines, when the project involves more...

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Adopting or Adapting Existing Instruments

Thanh V. Tran, Tam Nguyen and Keith Chan.

in Developing Cross-Cultural Measurement in Social Work Research and Evaluation

January 2017; p ublished online February 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 4382 words.

Cross-cultural translation is one of the major tasks in cross-cultural research. The task of translation becomes more challenging when an instrument is translated into two or more target...

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Advance Long and Productive Lives

Nancy Morrow-Howell, Ernest Gonzales, Jacquelyn B. James, Christina Matz-Costa and Michelle Putnam.

in Grand Challenges for Social Work and Society

February 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Policy and Advocacy; Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 8721 words.

Increased automation and longevity demand new thinking by employers and employees regarding productivity. Young people are increasingly disconnected from education or work and the labor...

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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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Advice from Our Elders (Standing on the Shoulders of Greatness)

Spencer James Zeiger.

in Alive After Academia

September 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 5240 words.

Collectively, the 39 participants in the Post-Career Reflections study have over 1,000 years of experience. It stands to reason that they have valuable insights for social work educators at...

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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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Afterword

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 and Nonprofit Management; Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 2551 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. 2838 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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Alive After Academia

Spencer J. Zeiger.

September 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Book. Subjects: Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 120 pages.

Social work educators have lived through unique experiences and possess knowledge of lifespan development, which may enable them to navigate the vicissitudes of aging and envision a rich...

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Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias

Carole B. Cox.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Care of the Elderly; Health, Illness, and Medicine; Mental and Behavioural Health; Social Work Practice Settings; Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 2265 words.

Dementia is not a disease, but a group of symptoms so severe that they inhibit normal functioning. Alzheimer's disease is the most common type of dementia in older persons impacting not...

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Amoral panic

Stuart Waiton.

in Revisiting Moral Panics

June 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 3299 words.

In general, and specifically through the development, or obsession, with early intervention, at the level of policy discourse, the autonomous family has disappeared in the UK. The Victorian...

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Analysis of Multiple Dependent Variables

Patrick Dattalo.

February 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 190 pages.

Multivariate procedures allow social workers and other human services researchers to analyze complex, multidimensional social problems and interventions in ways that minimize...

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Analyzing Single System Design Data

William Nugent.

November 2009; p ublished online February 2010 .

Book. Subjects: Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 192 pages.

This book focuses on the analysis of data from single case designs. The methods covered in this book range from traditional visual analysis methods to complex ARIMA statistical models. The...

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