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Evidence, Inference and Enquiry

Philip Dawid, William Twining, and Mimi Vasilaki (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264843
eISBN:
9780191754050
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264843.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Methodology and Statistics

Evidence — its nature and interpretation — is the key to many topical debates and concerns such as global warming, evolution, the search for weapons of mass destruction, DNA profiling, and ... More


Randomized Controlled Trials: Design and Implementation for Community-Based Psychosocial Interventions

Phyllis Solomon, Mary M. Cavanaugh, and Jeffrey Draine

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195333190
eISBN:
9780199864317
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333190.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) have been considered a gold standard for health and social service research for generations of professionals. However, even as methods have developed to ... More


A Guide to Evidence-Based Group Work

Mark J. Macgowan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195183450
eISBN:
9780199864935
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183450.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This book illustrates, step by step, how to practice evidence-based group work. As group workers are increasingly being held accountable to evaluate, monitor, and improve their practice, there are ... More


Policing Problem Places: Crime Hot Spots and Effective Prevention

Anthony A. Braga and David L. Weisburd

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195341966
eISBN:
9780199866847
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195341966.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

In this book, Anthony A. Braga and David L. Weisburd make the case that hot spots policing is an effective approach to crime prevention that should be engaged by police departments in the United ... More


Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis

Julia H. Littell, Jacqueline Corcoran, and Vijayan Pillai

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195326543
eISBN:
9780199864959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326543.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This book aims to make familiar current methods and standards for research synthesis. It describes systematic reviews and meta-analyses, with numerous examples relevant to social work practice and ... More


Clinical Applications of Evidence-Based Family Interventions

Jacqueline Corcoran

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195149524
eISBN:
9780199865154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149524.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Children and Families

This book reviews the evidence-based treatments relevant to family treatment in human services and social services settings. It addresses some of the main reasons families are seen in mental health ... More


Mental Health Treatment for Children and Adolescents

Jacqueline Corcoran

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195375718
eISBN:
9780199865529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375718.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Health and Mental Health

This book reviews the evidence basis for the treatment of mental health disorders that present in children and adolescents, using both the American Psychological Association Division 12 Task Force ... More


Evidence-Based Practice in School Mental Health

James C Raines

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195366266
eISBN:
9780199864027
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366266.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Research and Evaluation

Evidence-based practice in school mental health explains the nuts and bolts of infusing research throughout school-based practice following guidelines set forth by the US Department of Education. In ... More


Child Welfare Research: Advances for Practice and Policy

Duncan Lindsey and Aron Shlonsky (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195304961
eISBN:
9780199863648
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304961.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Research and Evaluation

Research has already been a significant factor in child welfare policy in recent years, but this book demonstrates that it has taken a leading role in the field to spur and guide change. The chapters ... More


The Domains and Demands of School Social Work Practice: A Guide to Working Effectively with Students, Families, and Schools

Michael S Kelly

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195343304
eISBN:
9780199863945
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343304.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

School social work enters its 2nd century as a profession still conflicted about its central mission. Are school social workers meant to be “in-house” clinicians providing services to kids in need, ... More


A Working Life for People with Severe Mental Illness

Deborah R. Becker and Robert E. Drake

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195131215
eISBN:
9780199863808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195131215.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

The history of mental health service delivery has been marked by an emphasis on clients’ vulnerabilities and deficits. As treatment programs have moved out of hospitals and into communities, however, ... More


Introduction to the IPS Approach to Supported Employment

Deborah R. Becker and Robert E. Drake

in A Working Life for People with Severe Mental Illness

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195131215
eISBN:
9780199863808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195131215.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

IPS is a standardized approach to supported employment for people with severe mental illness. IPS is derived from eight empirically derived principles. Employment specialists join mental health ... More


Care for the Dying: A Pathway to Excellence

John Ellershaw and Susie Wilkinson (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198509332
eISBN:
9780191730177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509332.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Even for the most experienced healthcare professional, managing the last few days of life can be difficult. This book provides guidelines for the care of the dying based on the Liverpool Integrated ... More


Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health: Translating Science to Practice

Ross C. Brownson, Graham A. Colditz, and Enola K. Proctor (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199751877
eISBN:
9780199933242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751877.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Fifteen to twenty years is how long it takes for the billions of dollars of university-based research to translate into evidence-based policies and programs suitable for public use. Over the past ... More


Systematic Synthesis of Qualitative Research

Michael Saini and Aron Shlonsky

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195387216
eISBN:
9780199932092
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387216.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Qualitative synthesis within the family of systematic reviews meets an urgent need to use knowledge derived from qualitative studies to inform practice, research, and policy. Despite the contingent ... More


Finding and Evaluating Evidence: Systematic Reviews and Evidence-Based Practice

Denise E. Bronson and Tamara S. Davis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195337365
eISBN:
9780199918201
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337365.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Evidence-based practice (EBP) promises to have a profound impact on social work practice, education, and scholarship, but adopting EBP depends on the availability of evidence to support this ... More


Knowledge to Action?: Evidence-Based Health Care in Context

Sue Dopson and Louise Fitzgerald

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199259014
eISBN:
9780191718113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259014.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

Health services can and should be improved by applying research findings about best practice. This book explores why it proves notoriously difficult to implement change based on research evidence in ... More


Internet information resources

Nizam Damani

in Manual of Infection Prevention and Control

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199698356
eISBN:
9780191732126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698356.003.0020
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents Internet information resources for evidence-based practice, journals and newsletters, and organizations and regulatory bodies.


Introduction

Sue Dopson and Louise Fitzgerald

in Knowledge to Action?: Evidence-Based Health Care in Context

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199259014
eISBN:
9780191718113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259014.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

The focus of the book is the issue of how to diffuse and implement innovations. This has become a burgeoning area of research in many organizations including health care. This chapter introduces the ... More


Evidence-Based Health Care and the Implementation Gap

Sue Dopson, Louise Locock, John Gabbay, Ewan Ferlie, and Louise Fitzgerald

in Knowledge to Action?: Evidence-Based Health Care in Context

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199259014
eISBN:
9780191718113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259014.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This chapter examines the paradigm of evidence-based health care and in particular the issue of an implementation gap. The main focus is on exploring why this gap exists.


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