Toward Evidence-Based Practice: Variations on a Theme by Joel FischerToward Evidence-Based Practice: Variations on a Theme by Joel Fischer

Toward Evidence-Based Practice: Variations on a Theme

byJoel Fischer

Paperback | June 15, 2009

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Toward Evidence-Based Practice: Variations on a Theme is an insightful collection of previously published articles by one of social work's most controversial figures, Joel Fischer, a long time advocate of research and research-based practices. In this book, which includes his groundbreaking1973 article, "Is casework effective?" and ending with excerpts of his most recent "Reflections," Fischer offers insight on the field of social work and the struggle toward evidence-based practice and empirically supported interventions.
Joel Fischer (PhD, University of California, Berkeley; MSW, University of Illinois, Chicago; DSW, University of California, Berkeley) is professor at the University of Hawaii. He has been visiting professor and delivered lectures and workshops in the United States, Canada, The Republic of South Africa, Hong Kong, Mexico, Japan, Puerto ...
Title:Toward Evidence-Based Practice: Variations on a ThemeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:566 pages, 8.9 × 5.98 × 1.1 inPublished:June 15, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0190616210

ISBN - 13:9780190616212


Editorial Reviews

"This book contributes to capturing the history of the relationship between practice and research in social work by a key social work scholar in this area. It is a testament to the myth that the date of a publication necessarily means that it is unimportant." --Eileen Gambrill, University of California, Berkeley