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Investigating the Evidence

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/9780195366266.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Research and Evaluation

This chapter aims to teach practitioners how to search efficiently and effectively for the best available evidence. There are three major clearinghouses for systematic reviews: the What Works ... More


Making Classrooms More Solution-Focused for Teachers and Students: The WOWW Teacher Coaching Intervention

Michael S. Kelly, Michele Liscio, Robin Bluestone-Miller, and Lee Shilts

in Solution-Focused Brief Therapy: A Handbook of Evidence-Based Practice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195385724
eISBN:
9780199914586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385724.003.0139
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

The WOWW (Working on What Works) program strives to empower teachers in regular and special education settings to recognize their own strengths as well as their students' strengths in setting goals ... More


Microsolutions for megaproblems: what works in urban regeneration policy?

Max Nathan

in After Urban Regeneration: Communities, policy and place

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447324157
eISBN:
9781447324171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324157.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter sets Connected Communities in the context of current thinking on local economic development in the 'post-regeneration' era. I briefly survey post-1997 state-led regeneration in the UK, ... More


The changing face of practice

Kathryn Farrow, Gill Kelly, and Bernadette Wilkinson

in Offenders in focus: Risk, responsivity and diversity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347879
eISBN:
9781447302865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347879.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter looks at the development of practice with adult offenders, along with far-reaching changes that have taken place in how society views and responds to offending by young people. There has ... More


The Long-Term Impacts of Probation Supervision

Stephen Farrall

in Criminal Careers in Transition: The Social Context of Desistance from Crime

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199682157
eISBN:
9780191789168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682157.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

At the time of their initial interviews, few probationers felt that they had gained much from their probation officers that would be of help in avoiding offending. Is this still the case, or have the ... More


The search for impact in British probation: from programmes to skills and implementation

Peter Raynor

in Evidence-Based Skills in Criminal Justice: International Research on Supporting Rehabilitation and Desistance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447332961
eISBN:
9781447333005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332961.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Social scientists have often had difficulty evaluating the impact of probation services, partly because expectations and political circumstances change and partly because appropriate methodologies ... More


Connecting Research and Practice

Robert C. Granger, Vivian Tseng, and Brian L. Wilcox

in Societal Contexts of Child Development: Pathways of Influence and Implications for Practice and Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199943913
eISBN:
9780199354689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199943913.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter draws on recent studies of how practitioners acquire, interpret, and use research to suggest how to improve the connection between research and practice. Historically, the research ... More


Conclusion

Stephen Farrall

in Criminal Careers in Transition: The Social Context of Desistance from Crime

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199682157
eISBN:
9780191789168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682157.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter rounds off the book and draws together the main arguments presented not just in this book but in the two books which preceded it. It also distils lessons for future research and ... More


SFBT Within the Tier 2 Framework: Coaching Teachers to See the Solutions in Their Classrooms

Michael S. Kelly, Johnny S. Kim, and Cynthia Franklin

in Solution-Focused Brief Therapy in Schools: A 360-Degree View of the Research and Practice Principles

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190607258
eISBN:
9780190607289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190607258.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

The educational policy changes of the past 20 years have increased the focus on the provision of prevention services within schools, both for individual students and for social-emotional programming ... More


Criminal Careers in Transition: The Social Context of Desistance from Crime

Stephen Farrall, Ben Hunter, Gilly Sharpe, and Adam Calverley

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199682157
eISBN:
9780191789168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682157.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

There has been a growth of interest in why people stop offending, and the processes by which they are rehabilitated back into the community. This book follows the completion of a fifth sweep of ... More


Increasing the Use of Evidence-Based Interventions to Reduce Youth Behavioral Health Problems

Abigail A. Fagan, J. David Hawkins, Richard F. Catalano, and David P. Farrington

in Communities that Care: Building Community Engagement and Capacity to Prevent Youth Behavior Problems

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190299217
eISBN:
9780190299255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190299217.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter discusses the challenges of identifying preventive interventions as effective and of assisting community coalitions to learn about and select EBIs that are a good fit for their ... More


Prevention Policy in the UK

Paul Cairney and Emily St Denny

in Why Isn't Government Policy More Preventive?

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198793298
eISBN:
9780191835179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793298.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter zooms out to identify the overall ‘weight’ of post-war initiatives, under the general banner of UK prevention policy, across multiple policy areas. Many UK governments have faced the ... More


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