ERIC Number: EJ1042813
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Nov
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 34
Using the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Evidence-Based Practice Kits in Social Work Education
Myers, Laura L.; Wodarski, John S.
Research on Social Work Practice, v24 n6 p705-714 Nov 2014
In today's climate, it is becoming increasingly important to provide social work students with practice knowledge on research-supported social work interventions. CSWE has placed greater emphasis on using research-based knowledge to inform and guide social work practice, and the field has recognized the value of adhering to the evidence-based practice model in all facets of social work practice. It is at this juncture when social work educators are expected, with ever-diminishing resources, to offer training in evidence-based practice to social work students and practitioners that SAMHSA has developed a series of practice kits on a variety of research-supported treatment programs. Structuring portions of social work education around these toolkits would be one way of promoting a more research-supported curriculum content.
Descriptors: Evidence, Best Practices, Social Work, Counselor Training, Intervention, Research, Drills (Practice), Educational Policy, Accreditation (Institutions), Instructional Materials, Learning Modules, Educational Technology, Self Management, Psychoeducational Methods, Mental Disorders, Counseling Techniques, Family Programs, Supported Employment, Vocational Education, Delivery Systems, Substance Abuse, Comorbidity, Drug Therapy, Mental Health, Physical Health, Housing, Depression (Psychology), Older Adults, Behavior Disorders, Special Needs Students, Special Education
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