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Why do social workers need to utilize EBP? Does a social worker need training and technology access to use EBP? Is EBP culturally relevant?
What is the difference between EBP and EB therapies? What are the values of applying either treatment?
How does a social worker implement EBP with the client and within an agency setting? Did EBP evolve to meet current knowledge competencies in our field?
This voice-over PowerPoint is based on medical literature, but has application to all disciplines with accreditation standards. Social work curriculum now stresses the evidence-informed practice (EIP) or evidence-base practice (EBP) competencies.
- Describe the EIP hierarchy for effective decision making.
- What other components should be considered to utilize EIP to benefit patient or client outcomes?
- How does the information in this video contribute to social work's use of EIP? Specifically, how can EIP contribute to medical or community-based health care services for clients?
Social justice is part of the social work legacy. We learn from others in order to better serve our clients. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice -- and warns that if we hear only a single story about another person or country, we risk a critical misunderstanding. Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories.
- How do stories impact children's worldview of others that are different than themselves?
- Why is diversity an important dimension of learning and teaching? How do "single stories" of an individual or a community influence one's perception of "the other"?
- What role does critical reflection have in understanding one's personal values?
- How does a social worker promote social justice in practice and with colleagues?