Step 2 of EBP: Locating Practice Research

  • James W. Drisko
  • Melissa D. Grady
Part of the Essential Clinical Social Work Series book series (ECSWS)


Step 2 of the EBP practice decision-making process centers on efficiently locating the best available and relevant practice research. This chapter will offer a detailed introduction to both print and online research information resources available for EBP. Both aggregated sources and individual article sources will be addressed. Approaches to efficiently and effectively search for practice research are also offered. This will guide clinical social workers to finding specialized research knowledge for practice.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • James W. Drisko
    • 1
  • Melissa D. Grady
    • 2
  1. 1.School for Social WorkSmith CollegeNorthamptonUSA
  2. 2.School of Social ServiceCatholic University of AmericaWashington, DCUSA

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