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Clinical Social Work Practice 1: Finding Systematic Reviews

What is Systematic Reviewing?

What is systematic review?"
Subject guide from the National University of Singapore.

Evidence-Based Practice

"Evidence-Based Practice," Jeffrey M. Jenson and Matthew O. Howard. Encyclopedia of Social Work. 2008. "Evidence-based practice (EBP) is a five-step process used to select, deliver, and evaluate individual and social interventions aimed at preventing or ameliorating client problems and social conditions. At its most basic level, EBP seeks to systematically integrate evidence about the efficacy of interventions in clinical decision-making." More

"The Four Cornersontes of Evidence-Based Practice in Social Work," Jane F. Gilgun. Research on Social Work Practice 15(1), January 2005, pp.52-61.

Systematic Reviews

Finding and Evaluating Evidence: Systematic Reviews and Evidence-based Practice.
Denise E. Bronson and Tamara S. Davis. New York, Oxford University Press, 2012.
Part of the Pocket Guides to Social Work Research Methods series. Rutgers-restricted Access
The Cochrane Library
Six databases, including the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. The Reviews assess the evidence for and against the effectiveness of specific healthcare interventions. Reviews include a summary of research results from random controlled trials, the group's meta-analysis, and links to references. Rutgers-restricted Access

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