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Presenting research methods as an integrated set of techniques to investigate issues common to social work practice, this text uses real-life data to engage readers and allow them to develop a solid understanding. This brief textbook, derived from the authors popular The Practice of Research in Social Work, encourages students to develop skills to critically evaluate research literature.
Engaging writing style coupled with real, applied examples that show students why a study of research methods is relevant and interesting to future social workers
Research with diverse populations infused into every chapter
Evidence-Based Practice integrated throughout the text
Ethical concerns highlighted in each chapter and ethics exercises included after each chapter
An expansive Student Study Site with a variety of contemporary research examples and more