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Teaching Evidence-Based Practice At The Bsw Level: An Effective Capstone Project

Teaching Evidence-Based Practice At The Bsw Level: An Effective Capstone Project

“Findings from a survey study of the project indicated that students felt better prepared to use best practices and that the project enhanced their overall sense of competence as practitioners.” (p.509) “Findings from a pre- and posttest with quantitative and qualitative elements indicated that participants perceived that the EBP capstone project: enhanced their familiarity with evidence-based practice concepts, improved their ability to locate research literature related to social work practice, and supported a sense of preparedness to used best practices in actual social work interventions.” (p.520)

Peterson, S. M., Phillips, A., Bacon, S. I., & Machunda, Z. (2011). Teaching Evidence-Based Practice At The Bsw Level: An Effective Capstone Project. Journal of Social Work Education, 47(3), 509-524. doi:10.5175/jswe.2011.200900129

Resource Theme(s): Development of professional and transitional skills in the context of a capstone course, Student skill developments

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