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Clinical Data-Mining: Integrating Practice and Research

Irwin Epstein

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195335521
eISBN:
9780199777433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335521.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Clinical data-mining (CDM) involves the conceptualization, extraction, analysis, and interpretation of available clinical data for practice knowledge-building, clinical decision-making, and ... More


Modernising social work: Critical considerations

John Harris and Vicky White (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420060
eISBN:
9781447302827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420060.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

New Labour's modernisation agenda has produced an avalanche of change that has posed formidable challenges for everyone involved in social work, whether as service users, practitioners, or managers. ... More


Systemic Change

James C. Raines

in Evidence-Based Practice in School Mental Health

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195366266
eISBN:
9780199864027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366266.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Research and Evaluation

This chapter examines the systemic issues of implementing evidence-based practice in schools. The organizational change process provides insights into the cornerstones of change, the different types ... More


Handbook of Community-Based Clinical Practice

Anita Lightburn and Phebe Sessions (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195159226
eISBN:
9780199893843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159226.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Communities and Organizations

This volume builds the bridge between books on community practice and on clinical practice, including 33 chapters written by social workers, psychologists, and psychiatrists, for clinicians making ... More


Practising the field

Matej Blazek

in Rematerialising Children'S Agency: Everyday practices in a post-socialist estate

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447322740
eISBN:
9781447322764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322740.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter adopts a reflexive approach to fieldwork and provides an account of how field practices shaped the research questions, settings, process of knowledge generation and impact. The chapter ... More


Managing to be professional? Team managers and practitioners in modernised social work

Tony Evans

in Modernising social work: Critical considerations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420060
eISBN:
9781447302827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420060.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter examines the origins of the characterisation of managers as creatures of managerialism. Within the critical literature examining the impact of managerialism on social services, managers, ... More


Ethics and euthanasia

Clive Seale

in Ethics: Contemporary challenges in health and social care

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347558
eISBN:
9781447302216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347558.003.0019
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Public support for laws that allow medical practitioners to end life by active measures has risen in recent years, but the medical profession in the UK has been reluctant to endorse this development. ... More


Commentary from a practitioner perspective

Sigurd Reimers

in Developing reflective practice: Making sense of social work in a world of change

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342386
eISBN:
9781447302032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342386.003.0017
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter illustrates commentaries on the cases of direct social work with the children from the previous chapters from a practitioner's perspective. It talks about the issues of separation and ... More


Rationalising family intervention projects

Sadie Parr and Judy Nixon

in ASBO nation: The criminalisation of nuisance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420282
eISBN:
9781447301493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420282.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

As part of New Labour's drive to tackle anti-social behaviour (ASB), the UK government launched a ‘new approach to the most challenging families’ involving a national roll-out of 53 ‘Family ... More


Confidentiality in practice: non-Western perspectives on privacy

Ian Harper

in Private and confidential?: Handling personal information in the social and health services

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349064
eISBN:
9781447303077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349064.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter draws on the author's experiences as a medical practitioner and researcher in Nepal to reflect on the idea of ‘confidentiality’ both from an interdisciplinary perspective and in the ... More


Conceptualising needs and evaluating risk

Nicky Stanley, Bridget Penhale, Denise Riordan, Rosaline S. Barbour, and Sue Holden

in Child protection and mental health services: Interprofessional responses to the needs of mothers

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344274
eISBN:
9781447301707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344274.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter explores the ways in which the professionals surveyed in the research conceptualised mothers' mental health needs. It aims to compare practitioners' views with those of the mothers that ... More


Commentary from a practitioner perspective

Rosemary Gordon

in Developing reflective practice: Making sense of social work in a world of change

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342386
eISBN:
9781447302032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342386.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter presents commentaries on the cases of direct social work with the children presented in the previous chapters from a practitioner's perspective. It suggests that Patrick Lonergan failed ... More


Treatment and Prevention Work: Center for Practitioner Renewal

David Kuhl, Douglas Cave, Hilary Pearson, and Paul Whitehead

in First Do No Self Harm: Understanding and Promoting Physician Stress Resilience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195383263
eISBN:
9780199344871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383263.003.0014
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

It is never easy to teach about renewal without experiencing it. This chapter is written with the intention of it actually being used and helping others. Our areas of expertise are associated with ... More


Public engagement and social science

Stella Maile and David Griffiths (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447306863
eISBN:
9781447311546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306863.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This original edited collection explores the value of public engagement in a wider social science context. Its main themes range from the dialogic character of social science to the pragmatic ... More


Community Orders and the Mental Health Court pilot: a service user perspective of what constitutes a quality, effective intervention

Jane Winstone and Francis Pakes

in Risk and rehabilitation: Management and treatment of substance misuse and mental health problems in the criminal justice system

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447300205
eISBN:
9781447307778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300205.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

The authors examined a recent pilot of Mental Health Courts in Stratford and Brighton, to explore service-user views of arrangements for offenders with mental health needs who are sentenced ... More


The Troubled Families Programme: in, for and against the state?

Stephen Crossley

in Social Policy Review 28: Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2016

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447331797
eISBN:
9781447332589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331797.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter examines the ways in which the Troubled Families Programme has been positioned by central government and by local authorities and practitioners. The reality of the programme is rather ... More


Presenting the evidence

Simon Harding

in Unleashed: The phenomena of status dogs and weapon dogs

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447300274
eISBN:
9781447307594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300274.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Data is supplied by the RSPCA, the Dogs Trust, the Metropolitan Police Service, various NHS Hospital Trusts and, local authorities about dog attacks, bites and incidents. Primary data includes ... More


Practitioner Utilization and Creation of Group Work Knowledge

Charles D. Garvin, Richard M. Tolman, and Mark J. Macgowan

in Group Work Research

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780195381542
eISBN:
9780190213916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381542.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

A more detailed discussion of practitioner involvement than that in other chapters is presented in this chapter. The chapter discusses how group workers can utilize existing group work research in ... More


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