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Translation and Implementation of Evidence-Based Practice

Lawrence A. Palinkas and Haluk Soydan


This book is about conducting research on the process and outcomes of the translation and implementation of evidence-based practices in social work. Its aims are to outline a strategy for conducting such research and to identify the infrastructure and resources necessary to support such research within the field of social work. Using the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Roadmap as a guide, the book describes the challenges of investigating the process and outcomes of efforts to translate and implement evidence-based social work practice. It begins with a general introduction to the topic of ... More

Keywords: translational science, research translation, social work, implementation, dissemination, cultural exchange, research infrastructure

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780195398489
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398489.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Lawrence A. Palinkas, author
University of Southern California

Haluk Soydan, author
University of Southern California