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SOCW 3004 Social Work Research I: Welcome & Course Readings

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SOCW 3004 Course Readings

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Barusch, A., Gringeri, C., & George, M. (2011). Rigor in qualitative social work research: A review of strategies used in published articles. Social Work Research, 35(1), pp. 11–19. doi:10.1093/swr/35.1.11

Grim, P. (2007). Free will in context: A contemporary philosophical perspective. Behavioral Sciences and The Law, 25(2), 183–201. doi:10.1002/bsl.747

Lipowski, E. E. (2008). Developing great research questions. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, 65(17), 1667–1670. doi:10.2146/ajhp070276

McGinn, T., Taylor, B., McColgan, M., & McQuilkan, J. (2016). Social work literature searching: Current issues with databases and online searching engines. Research on Social Work Practice, 26(3), 266–277. doi:10.1177/1049731514549423

McGrath, J. M., Brown, R. E., & Samra, H. A. (2012). Before you search the literature: How to prepare and get the most out of citation databases. Newborn and Infant Nursing Reviews, 12(3), 162–170. doi:10.1053/j.nainr.2012.06.003

McIntyre, L. (2015, November 8). The price of denialism. The New York Times, p. SR8.

Mullen, E., J., Bledsoe, S., E., & Bellamy, J. L. (2008). Implementing evidence-based social work practice. Research on Social Work Practice, 18(4), 325–338. doi:10.1177/1049731506297827

Ponterotto, J. G. (2005). Qualitative research in counseling psychology: A primer on research paradigms and philosophy of science. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 52(2), 26–136. doi:10.1037/0022-0167.52.2.126

Raines, J. C. (2004). Evidence-based practice in school social work: A process in perspective. Children & Schools, 26(2), 71–85. doi:10.1093/cs/26.2.71

Sampson, M., McGowan, J., Cogo, E., Grimshaw, J., Moher, D., & Lefebvre, C. (2008). An evidence-based practice guideline for the peer review of electronic search strategies. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 62(9), 944–952. doi:10.1016/j.jclinepi.2008.10.012

Shlonsky, A., & Gibbs, L. (2004). Will the real evidence-based practice please stand up? Teaching the process of evidence-based practice to the helping profession. Brief Treatment and Crisis Intervention, 4(2), 137–153.

Other Readings

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