Research for Effective Social Work Practice

4th Edition

Judy L. Krysik

Published March 1, 2018
Textbook - 476 Pages - 47 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138819535 - CAT# Y172045
Series: New Directions in Social Work

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In this book and companion website you will find:

■ A practice-oriented description of qualitative and quantitative research methods that engages rather than intimidates students

■ Illustrations of real-life research and evaluation from different levels of social work practice, encompassing many populations

■ Attention to the ethics and politics of research at each phase of the process, from the identification of an issue through reporting findings

■ Exercises that provide hands-on learning opportunities in research and evaluation

■ A historical, strengths-based perspective on research and evaluation in social work that teaches empowerment and professionalism

■ Six in-depth, interactive, easy-to-access cases, that include data in SPSS and Excel

■ A wealth of instructor-only resources available at, including sample syllabi, links, multiple-choice, and free-response test items all linked to current EPAS standards, and PowerPoint presentations.


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