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Research skills for social work

Andrew Whittaker

Research skills for social work

by Andrew Whittaker

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Published by Learning Matters in Exeter .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social work education,
  • Social service

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAndrew Whittaker.
    SeriesTransforming social work practice
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV11 .W54 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 137 p. :
    Number of Pages137
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24066645M
    ISBN 109781844451791
    LC Control Number2009499264
    OCLC/WorldCa299246663

    Introduction. Social work research means conducting an investigation in accordance with the scientific method. The aim of social work research is to build the social work knowledge base in order to solve practical problems in social work practice or social policy. They found that social work research had a set of purposes related to social work practice and values. While the contexts in which it took place were sometimes shared with other disciplines, its purposeful focus was a distinguishing feature. Social work research also .

    Jun 11,  · Social work is just one among several disciplines that students are expected to work on a project. Social Work is an essential component in our day to day life. Therefore, there is need for students and social work practitioners to undertake a lot of research in this area of study. Very often research texts for social work students are dry, boring, and hard to relate to. Not this book. Nor do authors Judy L. Krysik and Jerry Finn shy away from teaching research skills that are actually interesting and useful to students interested in real-life social work practice/5(14).

    Qualitative Social Work provides a forum for those interested in qualitative research and evaluation and in qualitative approaches to practice. The journal facilitates interactive dialogue and integration between those interested in qualitative research and methodology and those involved in the world of practice. Read this book on Questia. middot; In what ways is counselling relevant to contemporary social work? middot; How do counselling skills integrate with social work roles and responsibilities?This book examines these skills and their applicability, drawing from social work and counselling theories and methods using clear, practical examples.


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Recent investigation has highlighted the lack of research skills held by many social workers in practice. This book overcomes these problems by providing an essential and easily accessible guidebook to qualitative research methods for social work students and practitioners as well as being of interest to tutors who teach research methods to.

This book is excellent. It provides a really comprehensive and structured description of what students need to do to formulate and conduct their own social work research project. It also provides really nice examples of other student's research projects to help demonstrate how to apply different research methods in practice.

Recent investigation has highlighted the lack of research skills held by many social workers in practice. This book overcomes these problems by providing an essential and easily accessible guidebook to qualitative research methods for social work students and practitioners as well as being of interest to tutors who teach research methods to Cited by: 9.

Research skills for social work. Book · June and clinician perspectives when designing and implementing new clinical interventions is vital in informing future research and social work.

Social work is a field of study in social sciences. It is mainly concerned with the study of social problems and social interventions. Social work sets to study individuals, groups, community and. The Practice of Research in Social Work [Rafael J. Engel, Russell K.

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Schutt’s The Practice of Research in Social Work introduces an integrated set of techniques for evaluating research and practice problems as well as conducting awordathought.com by: Jun 05,  · Buy Research Skills for Social Work (Transforming Social Work Practice) (Transforming Social Work Practice Series) 1 by Andrew Whittaker (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(11). Research. High quality research in social work is important for many reasons. Research may be utilized to evaluate the effectiveness of the practice in which social workers engage and the programs they awordathought.compment of new knowledge, policies and programs often result from research efforts.

Oct 06,  · So, research is important to social work because it helps us be effective. According to the NASW, research in social work helps us: Assess the needs and resources of people in their environments; Evaluate the effectiveness of social work services in meeting peoples needs; Demonstrate relative costs and benefits of social work services.

Jun 22,  · Social Work students often find research an intimidating and complex area of study, with many struggling to understand the core concepts and their application to practice. This book presents these concepts in an accessible and user-friendly way.

Key skills and methods such as literature reviews, interviews, and questionnaires are explored in detail while the underlying ethical reasons for. Get this from a library. Research skills for social work.

[Andrew Whittaker] -- Research skills are central to successfully completing any social work degree. This title will help you develop those skills and apply them to all aspects of your work.

Detailed information is. May 31,  · The top five most in-demand skills for social workers, and a list of social work skills and examples for resumes, cover letters, and interviews.

The Balance Careers Important Job Skills for Social Workers. Menu Search Go. Finding a Job. Research; Resume and Cover Letter Examples. Review sample resume and cover letters for social workers.

social work intervention needs to be flexible and responsive if it is indeed to become effective and ethical. The emphasis throughout the text is on the process of social work intervention.

It does not seek to be prescriptive but rather is a contribution to the ongoing development of understanding of the.

from the aforesaid purpose, a special purpose of social work research is evaluation. In fact, this is the reason that designates social work research as evaluative research. The varieties of evaluative researches undertaken in social work research are based on.

Skills for Social Workers. Social Work is a profession that requires a variety of emotional and psychological skills in addition to formal academic training. While knowledge and practices are what defines the profession, some of the most important skills are actually internally developed.

This book will equip social work students with the skills to meet the new and perennial challenges to achieving empowering practice with carers and people who use services. There are chapters on working with families, communities and individuals and how social policy affects all of these groups.

Quantitative Research in Social Work. Quantitative research certainly does have certain advantages for social scientists aiming to make significant contributions to their fields. By operationalizing variables, quantitative research seeks to measure change, allowing us.

Social Work Research Skills Workbook A Step-by-Step Guide to Conducting Agency-Based Research Jacqueline Corcoran and Mary Secret. Vignettes from research projects illustrate the challenges and choices encountered in real-world settings. -The ethics of relationship-based social work-Internalising knowledge, skills and values.

Using reflective exercises and case studies, the book encourages students to relate the tools they have learnt to practice scenarios from the real world, and is essential reading for all qualifying social work students. The research skills your students need, and how to teach them.

Grades. Invite students to write about what it would feel like to get a record deal, star in a movie, or have a book published. As a class, discuss the emotions involved. The Solution: Talk to kids about when you might use social sites for research.

Provide a list of topics. During the work and evaluation phase of social work practice, you and the client take action toward resolving the identified issues and achieving the established goals. In this process, you use both empathic skills and work phase expressive skills.

Rehearsing Action Steps Prepare and encourage clients to carry out agreed-upon tasks.An official journal of the National Association of Social Workers. Publishes exemplary research to advance the development of knowledge and inform social work p.Oct 10,  · This new edition of Social Work Research in Practice: Ethical and Political Contexts explores the intrinsic connection between knowledge, research and practice in social work.

The authors argue that through a better appreciation of research, the Brand: SAGE Publications.