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HUMN 8100 Introduction to Research and Evaluation in Human and Social Services: Welcome & Course Readings

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HUMN 8100 Course Readings

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Aarons, G. A., Sommerfeld, D. H., & Walrath-Greene, C. M. (2009). Evidence-based practice implementation: The impact of public versus private sector organization type on organizational support, provider attitudes, and adoption of evidence-based practice. Implementation Science, 4(83), 1–13.

Bliss, S., & Rasmussen, B. (2013). Reflections on contemporary psychodynamic theory in clinical social work. Journal of Social Work Practice, 27(3), 211–215. 

Casado, B. L., Negi, N. J., & Hong, M. (2012). Culturally competent social work research: Methodological considerations for research with language minorities. Social Work, 57(1), 1–10.

Chagnon, F., Pouliot, L., Malo, C., Gervais, M., & Pigeon, M. (2010). Comparison of determinants of research knowledge utilization by practitioners and administrators in the field of child and family social services. Implementation Science, 5 41-52.

Csiernik, R., Chaulk, P., McQuaid, S., & McKeon, K. (2015). Applying the logic model process to employee assistance programming. Journal of Workplace Behavioral Health, 30(3), 306–323. 

Dettlaff, A. J., & Fong, R. (2011). Conducting culturally competent evaluations of child welfare programs and practices. Child Welfare, 90(2), 49–68. 

Frye, A. W., & Hemmer, P. A. (2012). Program evaluation models and related theories: AMEE Guide No. 67. Medical Teacher, 34(5), e288–e299. 

Gentle-Genitty, C., Chen, H., Karikari, I., & Barnett, C. (2014). Social work theory and application to practice: The students' perspectives. Journal of Higher Education Theory and Practice, 14(1), 36–47. 

Humphrey, C. (2013). A paradigmatic map of professional education research. Social Work Education, 32(1), 3–16.

Ortiz, L., & Jani, J. (2010). Critical race theory: A transformational model for teaching diversity. Journal of Social Work, 46(2), 175–193. 

Paat, Y. (2013). Working with immigrant children and their families. An application of Bronfenbrenner’s Ecological Systems Theory. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 23(8), 954–966. 

Poulter, J. (2005). Integrating theory and practice: A new heuristic paradigm for social work practice. Australian Social Work, 58(2), 199–212.  

Quinn, A., Woehle, R., & Tieman, K. (2012). Social network analysis for analyzing groups as complex systems. Journal of Social Service Research, 38(5), 605–618. 

Savaya, R., & Waysman, M. (2005). The logic model: A tool for incorporating theory in development and evaluation of programs. Administration in Social Work, 29(2), 85–104.

Yadav, V., & Toshniwal, D. (2011). Graph based framework for time series prediction. Trends In Information Management, 7(2), 74–83.

Other Readings

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