Evidence-based practice is integral to social work, as it often informs best practices. Competent social workers understand this connection in general and the ways it benefits clients in particular. For this Assignment, consider your informed opinion on the relationship between qualitative analysis and evidence-based practice.
By Day 7
Submit a 2-page paper that addresses the following:
- Choose two qualitative research studies from this week’s resources and analyze the relationship between qualitative analysis and evidence-based practice.
- Consider how the qualitative study contributes to social work practice and how this type of knowledge would fit into building evidence-based practice.
Selected qualitative research from this week:
1- Contact Irregular’: a qualitative analysis of the impact of visiting patterns of natural parents on foster placements Deborah Browne* and Ann Moloney† *Centre for Applied Psychology (Forensic Section), University of Leicester, UK, and †Department of Applied Psychology, University College, Cork, Ireland
2- Maltreated Children’s Social Understanding and Empathy: A Preliminary Exploration of Foster Carers’ Perspectives Nikki Luke • Robin Banerjee