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Integrating Evidence-Based Practice and Social Work Field Education

Given the vital part that practicum education plays in the social work profession, understanding the views of field instructors on this subject is essential. The George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University surveyed 283 field instructors within 180 agencies and found that the majority (87%, N=235) viewed it as a useful practice idea. However, most of the indicators employed to assess use of scientific evidence in social work practice revealed that it occurs too infrequently.

Edmond, T., Megivern, D., Williams, C., Rochman, E., & Howard, M.
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