The Evidence-Based Internship: A Field Manual

Book & Toy | November 8, 2007

byBarbara Thomlison, Kevin Corcoran

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The Evidence-Based Internship is a unique teaching and learning tool that combines an internship manual with a text on evidence-based practice. Designed for students entering their field placements in social work and criminal justice-which often overlap-it is built on the premise thatstudents, agencies, and field instructors should be able to provide clients with the best, evidenced-based practice methods currently available. Giving students the confidence to begin their field assignment, it is filled with useful strategies for successfully navigating the internship and honingthe skills necessary to become accountable practitioners. Worksheets, checklists, and in-depth case scenarios illustrate legal and ethical issues, interview and assessment skills, techniques for gathering evidence for a variety of problems in mental health and corrections settings, and preparing an employment portfolio. This is one field manual thatstudents will find useful long after they have completed their internship.

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The Evidence-Based Internship is a unique teaching and learning tool that combines an internship manual with a text on evidence-based practice. Designed for students entering their field placements in social work and criminal justice-which often overlap-it is built on the premise thatstudents, agencies, and field instructors should be...

Barbara Thomlison, PhD, , is Professor of Social Work and Director of the Institute for Families and Children at Risk at Florida International University. Kevin Corcoran, PhD, JD, Professor of Social Work at Portland State University.

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Format:Book & ToyDimensions:384 pages, 7.01 × 9.88 × 0.91 inPublished:November 8, 2007Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Part I: Defining Evidence-Based Practices for Internships1. What Is Evidence-Based Practice And An Evidence-Based Internship? Case Study: Early Search for Evidence, by Joel Fischer2. Chapter 2: Learning the Ropes of The Internship Setting, with Gerard LaSalle Case study: The Initial Placement, by T. Alex Washington3. Ethics, Values And Legal Issues For Internships, with Brian C. Renauer Case Study: Unintended Confidentiality And Mandatory Reporting, by Elizabeth Mayfield Arnold4. Evidence-Based Practices For Supervision Case Study: The Patient In The Next Desk, by Kim Strom-Gottfried and Nikki D. MowbrayPart II: Evidence-Based Practice Skills and Interventions For Internships5. Evidence-Based Skills For Interviewing Case Study: In The Nick Of Time, by David W. Springer and Stephen J. Tripodi6. Evidence-Based Skills for AssessmentCase study by Patricia B. Higgins and Shannon C. Wright7. Motivational Interviewing Skills, by Christopher Rice Case Study: Ernie Seeks Treatment, by Mandy Davis8. Identifying Evidence-Based Practice Interventions for Co-Occurring Conditions, with Robin Jacobs and Jennifer BeckerCase Study: Assertive Community Treatment For A Person With Severe And Persistent Mental Illness, by Victoria Stanhope and Phyllis Solomon9. Identifying Evidence-Based Practices For Mental Health Conditions, by Dan Coleman Case study by Catheleen Jordan10. Evidence-Based Practices for At-Risk Violent and Delinquent Youth, by Jennifer Abeloff Case Study: Finding Mitigating Evidence, by Melissa Kuperberg and Jose B. Ashford11. Identifying Evidence-Based Practice In Corrections, by Doris Layton MacKenzie Case Study: A Jail Diversion Program: Bridging The Classroom and Practice, by Marian Dumaine12. Chapter 12: Evidence Based Practices For Risk Assessment, by Jill LevensonCase study: The Assault, by Mandy DavisPart III: Using Evidence in Practice13. Gathering Your Own Evidence Case study: Its My Pleasure, by Bruce Thyer and M. Elizabeth Vonk14. Guidelines For Assessing Competencies: Preventing Good Placements From Going BadCase Study: The Rehabilitative Ideal and The Dissimilarities In Criminal Justice and Social Work Practice, by Barbara Thomas and Wands Roy15. From Internship to Employment: Preparing Your Practice Portfolio Case study by Jenny Powers16. Identifying Resources for Applying Best Professional Practices, by Catherine Dulmus and Karen M. Sowers Case study: The Multidimensional Client and Family, by Cynthia Franklin and Tammy Linseisen

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"Every student entering a field internship should read this useful book. All of the tools necessary to have a successful field experience are contained in this volume. It is a unique and comprehensive evidence-based manual that social work and criminal justice students will find extremelyuseful during their field internships."-Elizabeth C. Pomeroy, Professor of Social Work, University of Texas - Austin