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Social Work: Evidence-Based Practice

This subject is guide is intended to assist students, faculty, staff and alumni of the School of Social Work in locating specific resources in the field of social work.

Evidence-Based Practice

Center for Evidence-Based Practice in Social Work

What is evidence-based practice?

This is a chapter from the Encyclopedia of Social Work by Jensen & Howard (2008) that defines EBP, traces the evolution of EBP, and provides steps detailing the process of evidence-based practice in social work.

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Lynn Tobola
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The University of Alabama
School of Social Work
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Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0314


Web of Science   The Web of Science is a database that provides a variety of indepth articles that include evidence-based practice research findings.

Cochrane Collection  The Cochrane Collection is a unique database containing meta analyses of research in health care related fields and is beginning to include more social work oriented material.