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A Guide to Evidence-Based Group Work

Mark J. Macgowan

Abstract

This book illustrates, step by step, how to practice evidence-based group work. As group workers are increasingly being held accountable to evaluate, monitor, and improve their practice, there are scant resources available that apply specifically to their practice. The book is organized around the process and philosophy of evidence-based practice, and consists of the following four stages, which provides the framework for the book: how to formulate a practice question; search for evidence; critically appraise the evidence for its research merit, impact, and applicability; and apply the best av ... More

Keywords: evidence-based group work, evidence-based practice, group work, evidence, research, critical thinking, empirically-based practice, effective group work, best practice

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780195183450
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183450.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mark J. Macgowan, author
Florida International University