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Developing Evidence-Based Generalist Practice Skills,9781118176962

Developing Evidence-Based Generalist Practice Skills

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Pub. Date:
1/1/2013
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Summary

Gathering together the top scholars in social work practice, Dulmus and Sowers have created a resource that covers generalist practice skills appropriate for students and practitioners. The book begins by stressing the importance of evidence-based practice and covers key areas from intake through intervention and termination. Each chapter covers the theoretical basis for each type of practice as well as the practice implications for social work. The generalist practice skills covered are: Evidence-informed practice Trauma-informed care Interviewing Problem identification, contracting, and case planning Case management Advocacy Crisis intervention Practice evaluation Termination, stabilization, and continuity of care

Author Biography

BRUCE A. THYER, PhD, LCSW, is Professor and former dean of the College of Social Work at Florida State University. He is the founding and current editor of the bimonthly journal Research on Social Work Practice.

CATHERINE N. DULMUS, PhD, LCSW, is Professor, Associate Dean for Research, and Director of the Buffalo Center for Social Research in the School of Social Work at the University at Buffalo, SUNY, and Research Director at Hillside Family of Agencies in Rochester, New York.

KAREN M. SOWERS, PhD, is Dean and Beaman Professor in the College of Social Work at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Her research interests include juvenile justice, sexuality, social work education, child welfare, evidence-based practice, and international social work practice.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Evidence-Informed Practice
Eileen Gambrill

What is Evidence-Informed Practice?

Three Philosophies of Evidence-Based Practice

Different Kinds of Questions

Different Styles of Evidence-Based Practice

Examples of Evidence-Based Decision Making

Hallmarks and Implications of the Philosophy of Evidence-Based Practice and Care

Educational Implications

Controversies

Obstacles

Conclusion

Key Terms

Review Questions for Critical Thinking

Online Resources

References

Chapter 2  Trauma-Informed Practice
Nancy J. Smyth & Laura Greyber

Overview

Defining Trauma

Risk Factors

Social Work and Trauma

Assessment of Trauma

Interventions for Trauma

Key Words

Review Question for Critical Thinking

Online Resources

References

Chapter 3  - Interviewing Skills
Francis J. Turner

Introduction

Definition

Interviewing as an Art

Interviewer challenges

The Helping Relationship

Techniques or Values

An Ethical Issue

Interviewing Modalities

Other modalities

Use of Interpreters

The setting

The Interview Settings

Technique

Conclusion

Key Terms

Review Questions for Critical Thinking

Online Resources

References

Chapter 4: Problem Identification, Contracting, and Case Planning
Sophia F. Dziegielewski

Introduction

Historical Background

Importance of Evidence-Based Documentation Skills

Using Evidence-Based Principles in Problem Identification and Case Planning

Creating the Problem Statement

Measuring the Problem Behavior

Developing the Service or Case Plan

Record Keeping and the Problem-Oriented Record

Conclusion

Key Terms

Review Questions for Critical Thinking

Online Resources

References

Chapter 5 - Case Management
Valerie Holton and Joseph Walsh

Models of Case Management

Historical Background of Case Management

Summary of Current Evidence-based Information on Case Management

Implications for Social Work on Micro, Mezzo, and Macro Levels

Limitations

Conclusion

Key Terms

Review Questions for Critical Thinking

Online Resources

References

Chapter 6 - Advocacy
Malabika Misty Das, Cheryl Hiu-Kwan Chui, and Cecilia Lai-Wan Chan

Advocacy and Social Work

Definitions and Classifications

Creating Advocacy Culture

Advocacy in Clinical Social Work

Advocacy in Macro Social Work

Multi-modal Strategies and Approaches

National and International Advocacy Movements

Conclusion

Key Terms

Review Questions for Critical Thinking

Online Resources

References

Chapter 7-Crisis Intervention
Kenneth R. Yeager, Albert R. Roberts, and Wendy Grainger

Introduction

Trends in Crisis Intervention

Prevalence and Impact of Emotional Trauma

Historical Background

Roberts' Seven-Stage Practice Model for Crisis Intervention

Summary of Current Evidence-Based and Informed Information on Crisis Intervention

Challenges in Implementing Evidence-Based Practice

Conclusion

Key Terms

Review Questions for Critical Thinking

Online Resources

References

Chapter 8 - Practice Evaluation
Bruce A. Thyer

Brief Background

Evidence-Based Information on Practice Evaluation

Case Studies

The B Design

The AB Design

The ABA Design

The ABAB Design

Multiple Baseline Designs

Alternating Treatment Design

Is There a Hierarchy of Research Evidence?

Limitations of this Approach

Implications for Social Work on Micro-, Mezzo-, and Macrolevels

Conclusion

Key Terms

Review Questions for Critical Thinking

References

Chapter 9: Termination, Stabilization, and Continuity of Care
Samuel A. MacMaster and Sara Sanders

Historical Trends

A Broader Perspective on Service Delivery

Importance of Termination and Stabilization

Stabilization

Case Management, Brief Therapy, and Crisis Intervention

Conclusion

Key Terms

Review Questions for Critical Thinking

Online Resources

References



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