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.
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Qualitative Analysis and Evidence-Based Practice
Qualitative research is one of the two main types of research. The two qualitative articles selected are “Contact irregular: A qualitative analysis of the impact of visiting patterns of natural parents on foster placement” by Browne and Moloney (2002) and “Evidence-based practices, attitudes, and beliefs in substance abuse treatment programs serving American Indians and Alaska Natives: A qualitative study” by Larios, Wright, Jernstrom, Lebron, and Sorensen (2011). The study by Browne and Moloney (2002) was aimed at examining how visiting patterns affect the outcome of placement in foster care by using more qualitative techniques to establish new associations. The study established that visits from natural would more successful and beneficial if well-supervised by social workers and the fostering agency. The study by Larios et al. (2011), was aimed at using a qualitative approach to explore attitudes towards evidence-based treatments (EBT) and research in American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) serving abuse programs based in northern California. With reference to these articles, the paper will discuss the relationship between qualitative analysis and EBP and how qualitative studies contribute to social work practice and EBP.
Relationship between Qualitative Analysis and EBP
From the two articles, it is evident that qualitative studies facilitated the development of EBP in parental visits for foster care children in the case of Browne and Moloney (2002) and…Click link below to purchase full tutorial at $10