Title

Social Work Research in Practice: Lessons Learned.

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1-1-2017

Identifier

DOI: 10.1080/23761407.2016.1261382

Abstract

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.

Journal Title

J Evid Inf Soc Work

Volume

14

Issue

1

First Page

1

Last Page

7

MeSH Keywords

Education, Graduate; Humans; Research; Social Support; Social Work; Workplace

Keywords

Evidence-based practice; doctoral education; implementation research; practice-based research; reflective practice; research in practice

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