Developing Evidence-Based Generalist Practice Skills by Bruce A. Thyer, Catherine N. Dulmus, Karen M. Sowers

By Bruce A. Thyer, Catherine N. Dulmus, Karen M. Sowers

An crucial assessment of the center abilities wanted by means of each social paintings practitioner

Developing Evidence-Based Generalist perform Skills beneficial properties contributions from most sensible students in social paintings perform, featuring crucial info for the moral and powerful perform of social paintings. This sincerely written consultant offers step by step counsel for utilizing evidence-based perform to make joint judgements with consumers approximately review and healing procedures via a cautious attention of the simplest on hand learn proof, the client's personal tastes and values, expert moral criteria, and different key issues.

Comprehensive and simple, this ebook addresses foundational perform abilities anticipated of all social paintings practitioners, including:

  • Evidence-based practice
  • Trauma-informed practice
  • Interviewing skills
  • Problem identity, contracting, and case planning
  • Case management
  • Advocacy
  • Crisis intervention
  • Practice evaluation
  • Termination, stabilization, and continuity of care

Each bankruptcy starts off with an overarching query and "what if" eventualities, and ends with a collection of advised key phrases, on-line assets, and dialogue questions. Designed as a foundation-level social paintings schooling textual content for undergraduate and graduate scholars in social paintings courses, this publication meets the Council on Social paintings Education's (CSWE) academic coverage and Accreditation criteria (EPAS) for a radical and updated presentation of center social paintings abilities that includes in-depth scholarship.

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J. (2008). ). Chicago, IL: American Medical Association. , & Chalmers, I. (2001). Involving consumers in designing, conducting, and interpreting randomised controlled trials: Questionnaire survey. British Medical Journal, 322, 519–523. Haynes, R. , Devereaux, P. , & Guyatt, G. H. (2002, March/April). Clinical expertise in the era of evidence-based medicine and patient choice [Editorial]. ACP Journal Club, 136 (A11), 1–7. 21 22 Developing Evidence-Based Generalist Practice Skills Higgins, J. P. , & Green, S.

What are their preferences regarding practices and policies? , 2009). A second way clients are involved is helping them to develop critical appraisal skills. , Hanley, Truesdale, King, Elbourne, & Chalmers, 2001). A fourth is attending to outcomes that clients value and a fifth is involving them as informed participants. A sixth is recognizing their unique knowledge in relation to application concerns. Decisions concerning the distribution of scarce resources is also a key ethical concern in the helping professions; this requires consideration of populations as well as individuals (Gray, 2001a).

Gray (2001a) notes that evidence-based organizations should include systems that are capable of providing evidence and promoting the use of evidence, including both explicit (created by researchers) and tacit (created by clinicians, clients, and managers). Clinicians and clients are involved as informed participants —there is no privileged knowledge in the sense of not sharing information about the evidentiary status of practices and policies. Such sharing poses a threat to those who forward bogus claims and carry out pseudo inquiry, perhaps to retain funding and maintain status.

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