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Evidence-Based Practice for Social Workers, Second Edition: An Interdisciplinary Approach (Paperback)


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In Evidence-Based Practice for Social Workers, Thomas O'Hare strikes a pragmatic balance between flexibility and adherence to empirical guidelines in performing routine assessments, interventions, and evaluations. The purpose of this book is to address the need for a framework guided by the best evidence to help practitioners who work with clients with difficult and complex psychosocial issues.

This fully updated text is a comprehensive guide to applying effective interventions for children, adolescents, and adults experiencing various mental health disorders and problems in living. O'Hare show readers how to combine human behavior knowledge with an analysis of individual clients' needs to conduct accurate assessments, tailor intervention plans, and successfully implement treatment and evaluation in everyday practice.

About the Author

Thomas O'Hare (MSW, PhD, Rutgers University) is associate professor of social work at Boston College. He has been a clinical social worker in both the public and private sectors and has worked as a quality assurance and research/evaluation consultant for several mental health agencies. He has been published widely on co-occurring mental health and substance abuse problems in young adults and on trauma and substance abuse in people with serious mental illnesses. He has also developed and published scales for social work assessment and measurement of practice skills. O'Hare was awarded a 2013 Fulbright-Nehru grant to teach and conduct research at Rajagiri College School of Social Work in Kerala, India.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780190615635
ISBN-10: 019061563X
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication Date: July 1st, 2015
Pages: 855
Language: English