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Finding evidence: an update

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It’s been two months since we launched the Finding Evidence online course. Since then, we’ve had almost 100 people sign up, including managers and practitioners from across the social services sector. While the course was primarily designed to share the… Read More »Finding evidence: an update

Evidenced-based practice in social work

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ESSS has been looking into the research around evidence-based practice (EBP) in social work. In this post, we’ll be sharing some of the key issues highlighted in the literature. Generally, there is a lot of discussion around the barriers to EBP. These tend to be focused around the evidence itself, practitioners and organisations, and we’ve summarised some of these issues here.

ESSS new additions and reader survey

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It’s been all go at the Iriss base – first off we’re delighted to welcome Annelies Allcock to the ESSS team. Since our last update we’ve also produced a few more evidence summaries – have a look!