A Critical Assessment of Evidence-Based Policy and Practice in Social Work

Diaz, Clive and Drewery, Sian (2016) A Critical Assessment of Evidence-Based Policy and Practice in Social Work. Journal of Evidence-Informed Social Work, 13 (4). pp. 425-431. ISSN 2376-1407

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Abstract

In this article the authors consider how effective social work has been in terms of evidence-based policies and practice. They consider the role that “evidence” plays in policy making both in the wider context and, in particular, in relation to social work. The authors argue that there are numerous voices in the policy-making process and evidence only plays a minor role in terms of policy development and practice in social work.

Item Type: Article
Article Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Social work, Evidence-based policy, Evidence-based practice
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Health and Social Care > Social Work
Research Priority Areas: Sport, Exercise, Health & Wellbeing
Depositing User: Susan Turner
Date Deposited: 06 May 2016 12:19
Last Modified: 31 Aug 2017 10:38
URI: http://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/3452

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