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Evidence-Based Practice for the Helping Professions: A Practical Guide with Integrated Multimedia (with CD-ROM and InfoTrac) (Research, Statistics, & Program Evaluation)

 
 
 
 
Evidence-Based Practice for the Helping Professions: A Practical Guide with Integrated Multimedia (with CD-ROM and InfoTrac) (Research, Statistics, & Program Evaluation)
Author: Leonard E. Gibbs
ISBN 13: 9780534539238
ISBN 10: 534539238
Edition: 1
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication Date: 2002-07-15
Format: Paperback
Pages: 320
List Price: $163.95
 
 

This text applies equally well to practice and to research methods courses in the helping professions. Examples in each chapter, drawn from a range of settings including social work, psychology, medicine, mental health, and corrections, demonstrate how practitioners can pose questions of practical importance and search electronically for the most relevant, current evidence. The book provides scales for evaluating evidence, and discusses obstacles to evidence-based practice within organizations. The CD-ROM contains tests used in professional practice and training, demonstrating steps of evidence-based practice. Gibbs teaches at the University of Wisconsin. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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This text applies equally well to practice and to research methods courses in the helping professions. Examples in each chapter, drawn from a range of settings including social work, psychology, medicine, mental health, and corrections, demonstrate how practitioners can pose questions of practical importance and search electronically for the most relevant, current evidence. The book provides scales for evaluating evidence, and discusses obstacles to evidence-based practice within organizations. The CD-ROM contains tests used in professional practice and training, demonstrating steps of evidence-based practice. Gibbs teaches at the University of Wisconsin. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)