Social Work Research in Practice: Lessons Learned.
Using data and research to drive and evaluate clinical decision-making continues to slowly gain prominence across social work settings. This article shares insights and recommendations from a novice social work investigator to encourage other social workers to consider the value of researching while in practice. Practitioners new to research need encouragement and support. This article provides ideas for easing the first steps towards research to avoid potentially discouraging pitfalls.
J Evid Inf Soc Work
Education, Graduate; Humans; Research; Social Support; Social Work; Workplace
Evidence-based practice; doctoral education; implementation research; practice-based research; reflective practice; research in practice
Trowbridge, Kelly and Mische Lawson, Lisa, "Social Work Research in Practice: Lessons Learned." (2017). Manuscripts, Articles, Book Chapters and Other Papers. 525.