Readings in Evidence-Based Social Work: Syntheses of the Intervention Knowledge Base

Readings in Evidence-Based Social Work: Syntheses of the Intervention Knowledge Base

by Michael G. Vaughn
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412963249

ISBN-13: 9781412963244

Pub. Date: 11/12/2008

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Exposing readers to what works across a wide range of practice domains, Readings in Evidence-Based Social Work meets a growing need within schools of social work to incorporate the latest research on evidence-based practice into the curriculum. This one-of-a-kind reader synthesizes current knowledge, adds editorial commentary and questions, and presents…  See more details below

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Exposing readers to what works across a wide range of practice domains, Readings in Evidence-Based Social Work meets a growing need within schools of social work to incorporate the latest research on evidence-based practice into the curriculum. This one-of-a-kind reader synthesizes current knowledge, adds editorial commentary and questions, and presents state-of-the-art material to help students better understand which social work interventions work and why.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412963244
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
11/12/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to systematic reviews and meta-analyses in social work : on the importance of syntheses of intervention research for effective practice Matthew O. Howard Howard, Matthew O. Michael G. Vaughn Vaughn, Michael G. Bruce A. Thyer Thyer, Bruce A. 1

1 Preventing child abuse : a meta-analysis of parent training programs Brad W. Lundahl Lundahl, Brad W. Janelle Nimer Nimer, Janelle Bruce Parsons Parsons, Bruce 13

2 Parent involvement in treatment for ADHD : a meta-analysis of the published studies Jacqueline Corcoran Corcoran, Jacqueline Patrick Dattalo Dattalo, Patrick 35

3 Effective family-based interventions for adolescents with substance use problems : a systematic review Ashley M. Austin Austin, Ashley M. Mark J. Macgowan Macgowan, Mark J. Eric F. Wagner Wagner, Eric F. 55

4 Therapeutic interventions for foster children : a systematic research synthesis Patricia Ann Craven Craven, Patricia Ann Robert E. Lee Lee, Robert E. 85

5 Are mainstream programs for juvenile delinquency less effective with minority youth than majority youth? : a meta-analysis of outcomes research Sandra Jo Wilson Wilson, Sandra Jo Mark W. Lipsey Lipsey, Mark W. Haluk Soydan Soydan, Haluk 121

6 Psychosocial treatment of youth suicide : a systematic review of the research Mark J. Macgowan Macgowan, Mark J. 143

7 Adolescent substance abuse treatment : a synthesis of controlled evaluations Michael G. Vaughn Vaughn, Michael G. Matthew O. Howard Howard, Matthew O. 171

8 Participation in victim-offender mediation and the prevalence of subsequent delinquent behavior : a meta-analysis William R. Nugent Nugent, William R. Mona Williams Williams, Mona Mark S. UmbreitUmbreit, Mark S. 189

9 Meta-analysis of interventions with co-occurring disorders of severe mental illness and substance abuse : implications for social work practice Marian L. Dumaine Dumaine, Marian L. 209

10 Treating depression during pregnancy and the postpartum : a preliminary meta-analysis Sarah E. Bledsoe Bledsoe, Sarah E. Nancy K. Grote Grote, Nancy K. 231

11 A systematic review of depression treatments in primary care for Latino adults Leopoldo J. Cabassa Cabassa, Leopoldo J. Marissa C. Hansen Hansen, Marissa C. 251

12 Changing heterosexuals' attitudes toward homosexuals : a systematic review of the empirical literature Edmon W. Tucker Tucker, Edmon W. Miriam Potocky-Tripodi Potocky-Tripodi, Miriam 269

13 A systematic review of the empirical literature on intercessory prayer David R. Hodge Hodge, David R. 293

Conclusion The way forward : translating research findings into practice settings Bruce A. Thyer Thyer, Bruce A. Michael G. Vaughn Vaughn, Michael G. Matthew O. Howard Howard, Matthew O. 321

Index 329

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