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ERIC Number: EJ901754
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Nov
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 41
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1049-7315
From Opinion-Based to Evidence-Based Social Work: The Swedish Case
Sundell, Knut; Soydan, Haluk; Tengvald, Karin; Anttila, Sten
Research on Social Work Practice, v20 n6 p714-722 Nov 2010
This article presents an account of Sweden's Institute for Evidence-Based Social Work Practice (IMS), located in Stockholm, Sweden. The article places IMS in the context of making Swedish social care services less opinion-based and more evidence-based. The institute is an example of how policy-driven processes promote the use of evidence-based practices in this European nation. The article includes presentations of history, organization, and products of IMS, and concludes with comments on future opportunities and challenges.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Sweden; Sweden (Stockholm)