Social Worker as Researcher: Integrating Research with Advocacy

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Provides a unique human rights and social justice framework to social work research.

 

This book is part of the Connecting Core Competencies Series. This series helps students understand and master CSWE’s core competencies with a variety of pedagogy highlighted competency content and critical thinking questions for the competencies throughout.


Using an innovative approach, Social Worker as Researcher: Integrating Research with Advocacy, applies a human rights and social justice framework to social work research and evaluation as an essential tool for social work advocacy.


It provides detailed coverage of the research and evaluation process from framing the problem, designing and implementing the study, and taking action with the results. It documents the history and contemporary methods of ‘who, what, where, and why we do’ as a means to understanding and eradicating individual and social problems and evaluating solutions. 

 

The text is filled with material on critical thinking and evidence-based practice decision-making skills, vivid case examples, and experiential exercises to capture the thinking, feeling, and doing of research. It makes linkages to social work research and evaluation as a problem solving process and carefully documents the systematic step-by-step process of designing and implementing research for action.

 

Teaching & Learning Experience

  • Improve Critical Thinking – The text encourages readers to take a reflective action-oriented approach to understanding problems and using research and evaluation.
  • Engage Students – Real world social work research and evaluation examples, vivid case examples and experiental exercises help students relate theory to practice.
  • Explore Current Issues – Up-to-date information on human rights and social justice issues is included.
  • Apply CSWE Core Competencies – Integrates the 2008 CSWE EPAS throughout – highlights competencies and practice behaviors and includes expensive pedagogy. MySocialWorkLab adds value with core competency videos and hundreds of competency-based questions.
  • Support Instructors – An Instructor’s Manual and Test Bank, Computerized Test Bank (MyTest), BlackBoard Test Item File.
 

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Dr. Tina Maschi is an assistant professor at the Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service in New York City. She is a 2010 recipient of the competitive Hartford Geriatric Social Work Faculty Scholars Program Award, which is funded by the Hartford Foundation and the Gerontological Society of America (GSA). She is the principal investigator for the research project, "Trauma, coping resources, and well-being among older adults in prison". She also has received intramural research grants and fellowships for her research. Dr. Maschi also is a 2009 recipient of the Council on Social Work Education’s Faculty Scholar’s Award for the research project for Promising Practices in Social Work Research Education.

 

Dr. Maschi also has over 15 years of clinical social work and research experience in juvenile and criminal justice settings and community mental health settings. She also is a professional musician and integrates the use of creative arts interventions for increasing well-being and empowerment among diverse populations, such as older adults and social work students, and professionals. She currently teaches both research and practice courses at the Lincoln Center Campus at the Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service. Her website can be visited at: http://www.practitionerasresearcher.net/

 

 

Dr. Robert Youdin is an adjunct associate professor at the Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service in New York City.  In 2007-2008, he was a Project Director for a Gero Innovations Grant for the Master’s Advanced Curriculum Project funded by the John A. Hartford Foundation and Council on Social Work Education.  In 2005-2007 Dr. Youdin was a participant in the Curriculum Development Institute (Gero-Ed) sponsored by John A. Hartford Foundation and Council on Social Work Education.  He is a past assistant research scientist of the Biometrics Unit of the New York State Psychiatric Institute in New York City.  In 1977 he was elected as member of Sigma Xi — the Scientific Research Society of North America

 

Dr. Youdin has been a private practitioner for the past 28 years and currently practices in Princeton, New Jersey.  He has an existential humanistic orientation and is trained in Eriksonian hypnosis.  Over the years, Dr. Youdin has been a professional jazz pianist.  He enjoys performing in small, intimate venues.  In addition, he has appeared on numerous public service radio programs discussing substance abuse problems.  Dr. Youdin’s website can be visited at: http://www.youdin.net/

 

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